New Season of IPL starting from 9th April 2016. Yes, it's time hear the sweet IPL music again, as the T20 ball will hit pitch again and a thrilling IPL contest will begin among the IPL teams.
It will be the season 9 of Indian Premiere League. There will be some new teams in this Vivo IPL season since CSK and RR are banned for 2 years and won't be playing in IPL 9.
The auction takes place on 15th December as decided and the two new franchise Pune and Rajkot have quoted the price for the players of CSK and RR, and drafted them..
Let's have a look to the latest draft of IPL players by these two new franchise.
IPL Season 9 List of Players & Playing Squad 2016
MS Dhoni (Indian ODI Captain), Ajinkya Rahanne and R Ashwin are drafted by PUNE. Sanjeev Goenka, the owner of Pune Franchise first picked MS Dhoni for a good price of 12.5 crores.
Later the owner picked Rahane for 9.5 crores and R Ashwin for 7.5 crores.
On the other hand Rajkot, opted for Suresh Raina (12.5 crores), Ravindra Jadeja (9.5 crores) and Brendon McCullum (7.5 crores) respectively.
Further the draft continued and here is the list of rest of the players owned by Pune & Rajkot.
IPL Team Pune: The List of IPL Players drafted by Team Pune are as follow -
1. MS Dhoni
2. Ajinkya Rahane
3. Ravichandran Ashwin
4. Faf du Plessis
5. Steve Smith
IPL Team Rajkot: Following IPL players were drafted by Team Rajkot-
1. Suresh Raina
2. Ravindra Jadeja
3. Brendon McCullum
4. Dwayne Bravo
5. James Faulkner
This is the so far list of IPL players drafted by two new franchise. It was the first day of auction, which concluded on 15th December 2015. From the sources, it's being said, that the auction will be continued and ends on 31st December.
More players gonna draft soon. We will update the list here.
A Complete List of Players/Teams For IPL 9The List will be out soon, as players gonna be retained by IPL Franchise.UPDATE: 6 IPL Teams have revealed their IPL List of Players ahead of next month's auction.Here is the FULL LIST of IPL Players retained by the IPL franchise. Total of 101 cricketers (including 37 overseas players)
Delhi Daredevils IPL Season 9 Playing Squad: Total Number of players: 14 (8 Indians, 6 overseas)Indians: Amit Mishra, Jayant Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammad Shami, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreyas Iyer, Zaheer Khan.Overseas: Albie Morkel, Imran Tahir, JP Duminy, Quinton de Kock (all 4 from South Africa), Nathan Coulter-Nile (Australia), Travis Head (Australia).
Kings XI Punjab IPL 2016 Playing Squad Total Number of players: 14 (10 Indians, 4 overseas)Indians: Axar Patel, Anureet Singh, Gurkeerat Singh, Manan Vohra, Murali Vijay, Nikhil Naik, Rishi Dhawan, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Wriddhiman Saha.Overseas: David Miller (South Africa), Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Marsh (all 3 from Australia).
Kolkata Knight Riders IPL Playing Squad 2016Total Number of players - 15 (9 Indians, 6 overseas)Indians: Gautam Gambhir, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Sheldon Jackson, Suryakumar Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan.Overseas: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine (both from West Indies), Brad Hogg, Chris Lynn (both from Australia), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), Morne Morkel (South Africa).Good News For KKR: Sunil Narine, who is banned from bowling in international cricket, has been retained by KKR.
Mumbai Indians IPL 9 Playing SquadTotal Number of players - 19 (13 Indians, 6 overseas)Indians: Akshay Wakhare, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, J Suchith, Jasprit Bumrah, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel, R Vinay Kumar, Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Gopal, Siddhesh Lad, Unmukt Chand.Overseas: Corey Anderson, Mitchell McClenaghan (both from New Zealand), Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons (both from West Indies), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Marchant de Lange (South Africa).
Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL Playing Squad 2016
Total Number of players - 14 (9 Indians, 5 overseas)Indians: Abu Nechim, Harshal Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sreenath Aravind, Varun Aaron, Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Overseas: AB de Villiers, David Wiese (both from South Africa), Adam Milne (New Zealand), Chris Gayle (West Indies), Mitchell Starc (Australia).
Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL 9 Playing SquadTotal Number of players - 15 (10 Indians, 5 overseas)
Indians: Ashish Reddy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Bipul Sharma, Karn Sharma, KL Rahul, Naman Ojha, Parvez Rasool, Ricky Bhui, Shikhar Dhawan, Siddharth Kaul.Overseas: David Warner, Moises Henriques (both from Australia), Eoin Morgan (England), Kane Williamson, Trent Boult (both from New Zealand).
Team Pune IPL Playing Squad 2016 Total Number of players - 5 (3 Indians, 2 overseas)Indians: MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane.Overseas: Steve Smith (Australia), Faf du Plessis (South Africa).
Team Rajkot IPL Playing Squad 2016 Number of players - 5 (2 Indians, 3 overseas)Indians: Suresh Raina, Ravindra JadejaOverseas: Brendon McCullum (New Zealand), Dwyane Bravo (West Indies), James Faulkner (Australia).Remember, this is the so far confirmed list of IPL Playing squad, that's is being retained by IPL franchise. The final auction is still left, which gonna takes place in Bengaluru on 6th Feb 2016.