The 14th edition of VIVO Indian Premier League will be played in April-May 2021 and teams are gearing up for the top T20 tournament. IPL 2021 players auction took place on 18 February and all participating eight teams bought players respective to their strategies.
Chris Morris was the most expensive player of the auction for not this season but in the history of Indian t20 cricket league. Rajasthan Royals purchased South African all-rounder for 16.25 rupees. A total of 57 players were sold in this mini auction.
Let’s checkout complete list of squads of all 8 IPL 2021 teams.
IPL 2021 Squads
1. Mumbai Indians
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Quinton de Kock (wk), Aditya Tare (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Marco Jansen, Mohsin Khan, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Trent Boult, James Neesham, Yudhvir Charak, Piyush Chawla, Arjun Tendulkar.
2. Sunrisers Hyderabad
David Warner (Captain), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Sreevats Goswami (wk), Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Vijay Shankar, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, Jagadeesha Suchith, Virat Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Priyam Garg, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Abhishek Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T. Natarajan, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul, Basil Thampi, Kedar Jadhav.
3. Chennai Super Kings
MS Dhoni ( Captain & wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, N. Jagadeesan (wk), Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner, Sam Curran, Deepak Chahar, Moeen Ali, Shardul Thakur, R. Sai Kishore, Josh Hazlewood, KM Asif, M Harisankar Reddy, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, Lungi Ngidi, K. Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishanth.
4. Kolkata Knight Riders
Eoin Morgan (Captain), Andre Russell, Shubman Gill, Pawan Negi, Tim Seifert (wk), Rahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Nitish Rana, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Varun CV, Rinku Singh, Lockie Ferguson, Sandeep Warrier, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Kuldeep Yadav, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Prasidh Krishna, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Harbhajan Singh.
5. Royal Challengers Bangalore
Virat Kohli (Captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Washington Sundar, AB de Villiers (wk), Pavan Deshpande, Adam Zampa, Daniel Sams, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sachin Baby, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohammed Siraj, Daniel Christian, Kane Richardson, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Glenn Maxwell, Navdeep Saini, Rajat Patidar, Josh Philippe (wk), K.S. Bharat, Kyle Jamieson, Harshal Patel, Suyash Prabhudessai.
6. Punjab Kings
KL Rahul ( Captain & wk), Mandeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Moises Henriques, Prabsimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Mayank Agarwal, Sarfaraz Khan, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Chris Jordan, Mohammed Shami, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande, Arshdeep Singh, Dawid Malan, Jhye Richardson, Fabian Allen, Riley Meredith, Jalaj Saxena, Shahrukh Khan, Utkarsh Singh, Saurabh Kumar.
7. Rajasthan Royals
Sanju Samson ( Captain & wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Chris Morris, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rahul Tewatia, Ben Stokes, Anuj Rawat, Riyan Parag, David Miller, Liam Livingstone, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Shivam Dube, Shreyas Gopal, Mustafizur Rahman, Akash Singh, KC Cariappa, Kartik Tyagi, Kuldip Yadav.
8. Delhi Capitals
Shreyas Iyer (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Marcus Stoinis, Kagiso Rabada, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Prithvi Shaw, Lalit Yadav, Chris Woakes, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Pravin Dubey, Shimron Hetmyer, Anrich Nortje, Lukman Meriwala, Avesh Khan, Steve Smith, Sam Billings, Ripal Patel, Vishnu Vinod, Umesh Yadav, M Siddarth, Tom Curran.
Which team looks better to win this year’s Indian Premier League edition?