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IPL Auction 2020 : Indian Premier League 2020 Auction Live Coverage

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IPL Auction 2020 : Indian Premier League 2020 Auction Live Coverage

Hello all, and welcome to cricadium’s live coverage of IPL Auction 2020. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction will take place at the ITC Royal Bengal Hotel in Kolkata expected to start at 3:30 PM (IST). Huge Edimeades from the UK will be the auctioneer.

IPL Auction 2020 Live Coverage

A total of 338 players – 190 Indians and 148 overseas players will go under the hammer. At the end of the auction, which will get underway at 3.30 pm the squads of the 8 teams for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League will be finalized. With INR 2 crore as the highest reserve price, seven overseas players – Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Chris Lynn, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Dale Steyn & Angelo Mathews have opted to be slotted in the highest bracket.

Mumbai Indians in IPL Auction 2020

Mumbai Indians last year champions and one of the most successful teams of IP have retained 18 players. They boast of a very strong team with some of the world’s best cricketers of T20 cricket like captain Rohit Sharma, Bumrah, Quinton de Kock and Trent Boult. They have released 10 players and can take 7 players ( 5 Indians and 2 overseas) from the IPL auction 2020. Also, they have a total of 13.05 cr to spent.

Players MI will target in the IPL auction

Mumbai Indians already have a very strong squad and will look for stability in their team. They will look for a few backups and fill some of the gaps. They might target Piyush Chawla, Shimron Hetmyer, Colin de Grandhomme.

Chennai Super Kings in IPL Auction 2020

Chennai Super Kings retained 20 players. They have released 6 players and they can take 5 players (3 Indians and 2 overseas) from the IPL auction. Also, they have a total of 14.60 cr to spent.

Players CSK will target in the IPL auction

CSK is the most successful team in the IPL with a win percentage of 61.28%. Some of their biggest stars like MS Dhoni, Shane Watson, and Imran Tahir have only one or two seasons left in their long careers. CSK management should look to fill these potential gaps during the auction. They might target Aaron Finch, Alzarre Joseph, and Hayden Walsh Jr.

Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL Auction 2020

Kolkata Knight Riders retained 14 players. They have released 11 players and they can take 11 players (7 Indians and 4 overseas) from the IPL auction. Also, they have a total of 35.65 cr to spent.

Players KKR will target in the IPL auction

KKR did not have a good IPL 2019 and as a result, they will be looking to make some key changes in their squad before the IPL 2020. They might target Eoin Morgan, Aaron Finch, and Rahkeem Cornwall.

Kings XI Punjab in IPL Auction 2020

Kings XI Punjab retained 16 players. They have released 7 players and they can take 9 players (5 Indians and 4 overseas) from the IPL auction. Also, they have a total of 42.70 cr to spent.

Players KXIP will target in the IPL auction

Despite one of the most glamorous teams in IPL, the KXIP could never deliver as per their true potential. They have released quite a few players and also with aged stars like Chris Gayle they would look to strengthen their squad during the auction on 19th December. They might target Martin Guptill, Marcus Stoinis, and Qais Ahmad.

Rajasthan Royals in IPL Auction 2020

Rajasthan Royals retained 14 players. They have released 11 players and they can take 11 players (7 Indians and 4 overseas) from the IPL auction. Also, they have a total of 28.90 cr to spent.

Players RR will target in the IPL auction

Rajasthan Royals started their IPL journey in 2008 in a grand way by winning the trophy. Since then their performance has seen many ups and downs including a two-year ban but they could never reach the heights of that 2008 season. They finished IPL 2019 in the 7th position and will look to make some improvements in their squad during the auction on 19th December. They might target Deepak Hooda, Marcus Stonis, and Alzarri Joseph.

Delhi Capitals in IPL Auction 2020

Delhi Capitals retained 14 players. They have released 9 players and they can take 11 players (6 Indians and 5 overseas) from the IPL auction. Also, they have a total of 27.85 cr to spent.

Players DD will target in the IPL auction

Delhi Capitals announced a name change before IPL 2019 and that brought some luck for them as they qualified for the play-offs first time after seven seasons. After trading in Ajinkya Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin, they now boast of a great line-up including Dhawan, Shaw, Rahane,  Iyer, Pant, Ashwin, Sharma, and Rabada. However, they will try to fill in some more gaps and keep backups for some key positions. They might target Jason Holder, Tim Seifert, and Sam Curran.

Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL Auction 2020

Royal Challengers Bangalore retained 13 players. They have released 12 players and they can take 12 players (6 Indians and 6 overseas) from the IPL auction. Also, they have already spent 57.10 cr and now they have a total of 27.90 cr to spent.

Players RCB will target in the IPL auction

RCB has a huge fan base and world’s best player Virat Kohli in their squad but still, their performance in IPL over the years is inconsistent. In 2019 they finished 8th out of the eight teams and hence went for wholesome changes before the auction. They might target Chris Lynn, Andrew Tye, and Hayden Walsh Jr.

Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL Auction 2020

SRH retained 18 players. They have released 5 players and they can take 7 players (5 Indians and 2 overseas) from the IPL auction. Also, they have already spent 68.00 cr and now they have a total of 17.00 cr to spent.

Players SRH will target in the IPL auction

SRH is going through a good run in the IPL where they have made to the playoffs in the last four seasons. The team looked solid, however, there are a few key gaps, specially created due to Shakib Al Hasan’s absence which they will look to fill. They might target Rahkeem Cornwall, Shimron Hetmyer and Andrew Tye

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