The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has received in-principle permission from the Indian government to conduct the money-rich tournament in the UAE, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) sources confirmed on Friday.
The 2020 season of the T20 tournament will be staged from September 19 and the final will be played on November 10, 2020, at three venues (Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah) in the UAE.
The BCCI has even handed over the detailed Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for the IPL 2020 to the franchises. According to the SOP’s, franchises have been instructed primarily on eight accounts.
The accounts are related to testing, accommodation, social distancing at the ground and in hotels, the appointment of team doctors and various other aspects.
The BCCI has instructed the IPL franchises to minimize the contact not only with the other franchises but also with-in the squads.
So, here is the complete squad list for all 8 franchises:
1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
NEW ADDITIONS: Sam Curran (5.50 crore), Piyush Chawla, Josh Hazlewood, R. Sai Kishore
Players bought in: FIVE
Full squad: Narayan Jagadeesan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Ravindra Jadeja, M Vijay, MS Dhoni, Josh Hazlewood, Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Monu Kumar, Shane Watson, Sai Kishore.
2. Mumbai Indians (MI)
NEW ADDITIONS: Chris Lynn (2 crores), Saurabh Tiwary (50 lakhs), Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mohsin Khan.
Players bought in: SIX
Full squad: Rohit Sharma, Sherfane Rutherford, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rahul Chahar, Trent Boult, Mohsin Khan, Fabian Allen, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Digvijay Deshmukh, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock, Aditya Tare.
3. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
NEW ADDITIONS: Eoin Morgan (5.25 crore), Pat Cummins (15.50 crore), Varun CV, Chris Green, Rahul Tripathi, Tom Banton, Pravin Tambe, M Siddharth, Nikhil Shankar Naik.
Players bought in: NINE
Full squad: Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Eoin Morgan, Varun Chakravarthy, Tom Banton, Rahul Tripathi, Chris Green, M Siddharth, Praveen Tambe, Nikhil Naik.
4. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
NEW ADDITIONS: Priyam Garg, Virat Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Fabian Allen, Sandeep Bavanaka, Sanjay Yadav, Abdul Samad
Players bought in: SEVEN
Full squad: Kane Williamson, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, T Natarajan, Abhishek Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mitchell Marsh, Fabian Allen, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sanjay Yadav, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Bavanaka Sandeep.
5. Rajasthan Royals (RR)
NEW ADDITIONS: Robin Uthappa (3 crore), David Miller (75 lakhs), Anuj Rawat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tom Curran, Jayadev Unadkat, Anirudha Ashok Joshi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Oshane Thomas.
Players bought in: ELEVEN
Full squad: Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Steve Smith, Robin Uthappa, David Miller, Ankit Rajpoot, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Varun Aaron, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh, Oshane Thomas, Andrew Tye, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Shashank Singh, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anirudha Joshi, Tom Curran, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Anuj Rawat.
6. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
NEW ADDITIONS: Glenn Maxwell (10.75 crore), Sheldon Cotrell (8.50 crore), Deepak Hooda (50 Lakhs), Ishan Porel (20 lakhs), Ravi Bishnoi (2 crore), Jimmy Neesham (50 lakhs), Chris Jordan (3 crore), Tajinder Singh (20 lakhs) and Prabhsimran Singh (55 lakhs)
Player bought in: NINE
Full squad: Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Sheldon Cottrell, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Arshdeep Singh, Hardus Viljoen, M Ashwin, J Suchith, Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande, Glenn Maxwell, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh.
7. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
NEW ADDITIONS: Aaron Finch (4.4 crore), Chris Morris (10 crore), Kane Richardson, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahamad, Joshua Philippe
Players bought in: EIGHT
Full squad: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Gurkeerat Mann, Devdutt Padikkal, Aaron Finch, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Chris Morris, Pavan Deshpande, Parthiv Patel, Joshua Philippe, Shahbaz Ahamad.
8. Delhi Capitals (DC)
NEW ADDITIONS: Jason Roy (1.50 crore), Chris Woakes (1.5 crores), Shimron Hetmyer (7.75 crores), Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Mohit Sharma, Tushar Deshpande
Players bought in: EIGHT
Full squad: Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Jason Roy, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Lamichhane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Mohit Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, R Ashwin, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, Rishabh Pant, Alex Carey, Shimron Hetmyer, Tushar Deshpande.