IPL 2020 Teams & Players List - IPL Bet Tips - IPL Match Prediction
The thirteenth season of the Indian Premier League will be played from 19 September to 9 November 2020. There will be no additional IPL teams than the eight that played in the last season. Mumbai Indians are the defending champions, having won the 2019 IPL for the fourth time, also holding the most IPL titles by a team.
1. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
2. Mumbai Indians (MI)
3. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
4. Delhi Capitals (DC)
5. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
6. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
7. Rajasthan Royals (RR)
8. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL Squad
The three-time runners up IPL team from Bangalore will once again be looking forward to getting their hands on the IPL trophy. The franchise has probably the best batting lineup of any team on paper but their bowling let them down in the last season. They retained just 13 players, the lowest by any IPL team this time around. They went on to fill a total of 8 spots out of a potential 12 in this year’s auctions.
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Gurkeerat Singh, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Joshua Philippe, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahamad, Adam Zampa
Mumbai Indians (MI) IPL Squad
Mumbai Indians retained a total of 18 players in their IPL squad including the very core of the team, led by captain Rohit Sharma. Major players who were retained are Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, and Krunal Pandya. They retained 6 foreign players including Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga and Quinton de Kock. The franchise bought 6 players in the auction with Nathan-Coulter-Nile being the most expensive purchase.
Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Mitchell McCleneghan, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Rohit Sharma, Sherfane Rutherford, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Chris Lynn, Digvijay Deshmukh, Mohsin Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, James Pattinson
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) IPL Squad
The previous season’s runners-up retained the most players, the number being 20 before the auctions. They had five slots left for the auction in which they filled four, with an equal number of foreign and Indian players. The list of retained players consists of the names of players like MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja, players who have been the backbone of the squad for many years now. In the auction, the franchise focused on picking up players to boost the bowling attack of their IPL squad.
MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Narayan Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Kedar Jadhav, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Monu Singh, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Piyush Chawla, R Sai Kishore, Sam Curran
Delhi Capitals (DC) IPL Squad
The IPL team from Delhi got a new name last year and would like to improve their performance in the tournament from previous seasons. They retained 14 players which gave them 11 free slots in their IPL squad for the auction. The franchise went for an overall mixed approach in the auction and picked a bit of everything. They spent quite a lot of money on bagging the best among the foreign players.
Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Alex Carey, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Mohit Sharma, Shimron Hetmyer, Tushar Deshpande, Daniels Sams, Anrich Nortje
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) IPL Squad
The runners up of the 2014 edition of the IPL retained 16 players including 4 overseas players in their IPL squad. The franchise went big to get Glen Maxwell in the auction this year. Their main focus was on adding a good amount of all-rounders to their IPL team. The franchise bought a total of 9 players in the auction, 5 of whom are all-rounders.
KL Rahul, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Darshan Nalkande, Krishnappa Gowtham, Hardus Viljoen, Harpreet Brar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Karun Nair, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Chris Jordan, Deepak Hooda, Glenn Maxwell, Ishan Porel, James Neesham, Prabhsimran Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Sheldon Cottrell, Tajinder Dhillon
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) IPL Squad
The two-time IPL champions retained 14 players including Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell and Sunil Narine, the three biggest players of their IPL team. The franchise went into the IPL auction with 9 slots available to fill. This Kolkata franchise also made the biggest headlines in the auction this time around for buying Pat Cummins for a sum of 15.5 crores, the highest ever purchase for an overseas player in IPL history. They also bought the 48-year-old Pravin Tambe for 20 lakhs.
Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Chris Green, Eoin Morgan, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Tom Banton, Varun Chakravarthy
Rajasthan Royals (RR) IPL Squad
The inaugural champions of the IPL have been unable to reach any other final since their dream campaign in 2008. The franchise would be looking forward to turning the tables this time around. They retained 14 players in their IPL 2020 team including the hero of 2019 ICC World Cup, Ben Stokes. They also retained the all-rounder’s compatriot, Jos Butler. They filled all the 11 spots they had on their squad in the auctions. The franchise spent 2.40 crore on Mumbai youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal.
Steve Smith, Ankit Rajpoot, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Sanju Samson, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Anuj Rawat, Andrew Tye, David Miller, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Oshane Thomas, Robin Uthappa, Tom Curran, Yashasvi Jaiswal
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) IPL Squad
The 2016 champions and the runners up of the 2018 IPL season retained 18 players including 6 overseas players. The list of retained players includes the names of three batsmen which form the core of the team’s batting lineup, David Warner, Kane Williamson and Jonny Bairstow. Going into the auction they had 7 slots available to fill in their squad. They filled all the spots in their IPL team and bought five all-rounders.