IPL 2020 auction is set to take place on December 19 this year and all the teams have released the final list of released, retained and traded players. All the teams i.e. Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad have released the player extension contract, deadline of which ended on Friday (November 15). CSK retained the most number of players 20 while RCB retained the least number of players 13. A total of 127 players were retained by the eight franchises. These included 35 overseas players. IPL 2020: Full List of Players Released, Retained and Traded Ahead of Indian Premier League Season 13 Auction.
Royal Challengers released the most number of players 12 while Sunrisers Hyderabad have released the least number of five players from their squad. After the announcement of player extension contract for IPL 2020, Kings XI Pubjab have the highest salary cap available at 42.70 crore while Mumbai Indians have the lowest 13.5 crore. RCB have the highest number of player slots available with 12 while CSK have least with five. Below we look at the full list player slot and salary cap available for eight franchises for Indian Premier League Season 13. Rajasthan Royals' Players List in IPL 2020: RR Retain Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes & Others, Shares Interesting Video on Twitter.
Balance Sheet of all franchises for IPL 2020 Auction
|Franchise||Total No. of Players Retained||Total money spent (In Rs)||Salary cap available||Available Slots||Overseas Slots|
|Mumbai Indians||18||71.95 cr||13.05 cr||7||2|
|Chennai Super Kings||20||70.40 cr||14.60 cr||5||2|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||18||68.00 cr||17.00 cr||7||2|
|Delhi Capitals||14||57.15 cr||27.85 cr||11||5|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||13||57.10 cr||27.90 cr||12||6|
|Rajasthan Royals||14||56.10 cr||28.90 cr||11||4|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||14||49.35 cr||35.65 cr||11||4|
|Kings XI Punjab||16||42.30 cr||42.70 cr||9||4|
|Total||127||472.35 cr||207.65 cr||73||29|
Now, a total of 73 slots are available for the teams of which 29 are reserved for foreign players. The Vijay Hazare 2019-20 has brought many young cricketers into limelight and franchises will look to opt for the best possible players. Franchise RCB, who had a devastating season in IPL 2019, will look to build up a strong team for IPL 2020 under the captainship of Virat Kohli.