IPL Auction Live Blog: Indian Premier League T20 2018
IPL – Indian Premier League T20 2018 mega draft will be held January 27 and 28 in Bengaluru. The Indian Premier League Governing Council along with the Committee of Administrators (CoA) earlier announced Player retention policy, salary cap, player regulations and other rules.
Date: January 27 – January 28, 2018
Retention: January 04, 2018
Time: 06:30 PM IST
TV: Star Sports, Hotstar (06:50 PM IST)
IPL 2018 draft process broadcast live on Star Sports in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Pakistan, Maldives, Nepal, and Afghanistan) countries; Auction also streamed live on Hotstar digital platform (Website, App).
Chennai Super Kings Squad: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Kedhar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Jagadeesan Narayan, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, Asif KM, Lungisani Ngidi, Kanish Seth, Dhruv Shorey, Murali Vijay, Sam Billings, Mark Wood, Kshitiz Sharma, Monu Singh, Chaitanya Bishnoi
Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad: David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Siddarth Kaul, Thangarasu Natarajan, Syed Khaleel, Basil Thampi, Mohammad Nabi, Sandeep Sharma, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Billy Stanlake, Tanmay Agarwal, Shreevats Goswami, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan
Kings XI Punjab Squad: Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuvraj Singh, KL Rahul, Karun Nair, David Miller, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Manoj Tiwari, Mohit Sharma, Mujeeb Zadran, Barinder Sran, Andrew Tye, Akshdeep Nath, Pradeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Chris Gayle, Manzoor Dar
Royal Challengers Banglore Squad: AB De Villiers, Virat Kohli, Sarfaraz Khan, Brendon McCullum, Chrish Woakes, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Quinton De Kock, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manan Vohra, Kulwant Khejroliya, Navdeep Saini, Aniket Choudhary, Murugan Ashwin, Mandeep Singh, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mohammed Siraj, Anirudha Joshi, Parthiv Patel, Tim Southee, Pavan Deshapnde
Rajasthan Royals Squad: Steven Smith, Ajinkya Rahane, Ben Stokes, Stuart Binny, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Rahul Tripathi, D’arcy Short, Jofra Archer, Gowtham Krishnappa, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Ankit Sharma, Anureet Singh Kathuria, Zahir Khan Pakteen, Shreyas Gopal, MS Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Ben Laughlin, Mahipal Lomror, Jatin Saxena, Aryaman Vikram Birla, Dushmanta Chameera
Mumbai Indians Squad: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Japrit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman, Surya Kumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Evin Lewis, Saurabh Tiwary, Ben Cutting, Pradeep Sangwan, JP Duminy, Jason Behrendorff, Sharad Lumba, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Mayank Markande, Akila Dhananjaya, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan, Nidheesh MD Dinesan, Tajinder Dhillon
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Mitchell Starc, Chris Lynn, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishank Jaggi, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Mitchell Johnson, Javon Searless, Cameron Delport
Delhi Daredevils Squad: Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, Shreyas Iyer, Glenn Maxwell, Gautam Gambhir, Joson Roy, Colin Munro, Mohammad Shami, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Prithvi Shaw, Harshal Patel, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Avesh Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Daniel Christian, Jayant Yadav, Gurkeerat Mann, Trent Boult, Manjot Kalra, Abhishek Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane, Naman Ojha, Sayan Ghosh
IPL 2018 Salary Cap: IPL Governing Council decided to increase the total spending of each franchise from Rs 66 crore to Rs 80 crore. The minimum spend will be 75 percent of the salary cap (which means, each franchise have to spend minimum 60 crores).