The IPL auction is over and after some major changes, the final squads of the teams are ready. We have seen many surprising bids in the IPL auction and let us see how the final squads look like for the IPL teams.
Chennai Super Kings
CSK retained their key players which are MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, and Suresh Raina. Besides that, they spent comparatively less amount in IPL auction. The most expensive pick for CSK was Kedar Jadhav who they bid in Rs 7.80 crore. Apart from these, the squad includes Chaitanya Bishnoi, Monu Kumar, Kshitiz Sharma,Mark Wood, Sam Billings, Murali Vijay, Dhruv Shorey, Kanishk Seth, Lungisani Ngidi, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, Harbhajan Singh and Faf du Plessis.
After retaining Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Hardik Pandya, Mumbai Indians spent Rs 8.8 crore on Krunal Pandya. Apart from these, the final squad contains Kieron Pollard, Mustafizur Rehman, Pat Cummins, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Evin Lewis, Saurabh Tiwary, Ben Cutting, Pradeep Sangwan, JP Duminy, Jason Behrendoff, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, Sharad Lumba, Siddesh Lad, Tare, Mayank Markande, Akila Dhananjaya, Anukul Roy, Mohsin Khan and MD Nidheesh.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
RCB retained Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Sarfaraz Khan. They have almost exhausted their purse in the auction. Buying the English bowling-all rounder Chris Woakes at Rs. 7.40 crore was their highest deal. The final squad for the team includes Pavan Deshpande, Tim Southee, Parthiv Patel, Anirudha Joshi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mohammed Siraj, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Mandeep Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini, Aniket Choudhary, Kulwant Khejroliya, Manan Vohra, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umesh Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Moeen Ali, Colin de Grandhomme, Chris Woakes and Brendon McCullum.
Daredevils bought Glenn Maxwell for Rs 9 crore and it is considered not so wise choice by them. Delhi Daredevils retained Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, and Shreyas Iyer. Apart from these cricketers, the final team got Sayan Ghosh, Naman Ojha, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abhishek Sharma, Manjot Kalra, Trent Boult, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Jayant Yadav, Daniel Christian, Shahbaz Nadeem, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Vijay Shankar, Rahul Tewatia, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammed Shami, Colin Munro, Jason Roy and Gautam Gambhir.