This is how the squads of all 8 IPL teams look before auction

With the auction of the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) coming up in Bengaluru on 20th February, a lot of franchises will be keeping their eyes on the released players, along with other stars.

But before that let’s have a look at the list of players retained by the IPL franchisees since they were allowed to have a maximum of 25 players in their squad.


Now, each team can only bid for a certain number of players depending on how many players they have retained for the upcoming season.

Well, this is how the squads of all 8 IPL teams look before the auction:

Delhi Daredevils


Indian Players

Batsmen: Mayank Agarwal, Sanju Samson (wk), Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer

All-rounder: Jayant Yadav

Spinner: Amit Mishra, Pratyush Singh, Shahbaz Nadeem

Fast Bowler: Mohammed Shami, Zaheer Khan, CV Milind, Syed Ahmed

Overseas Players

Batsmen: Quinton de Kock (wk), Sam Billings (wk)

All-rounder: JP Duminy, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Morris

Delhi Daredevils have retained 18 players and can buy a maximum of 7 players in the auction.

Gujarat Lions

Indians Players

Batsmen: Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik (wk) Ishan Kishan (wk), Jaydev Shah

All-rounder: Ravindra Jadeja

Spinners: Shadab Jakati, Shivil Kaushik

Fast bowlers: Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Pradeep Sangwan

Overseas Players

Batsmen: Brendon McCullum (wk), Aaron Finch,

Fast Bowler: Andrew Tye

All-rounder: James Faulkner, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith

Gujarat Lions have a total of 16 players so they can buy a maximum of 9 players in the upcoming auction.

Kings XI Punjab

Indian Players

Batsman: Manan Vohra, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Gurkeerat Singh, Murali Vijay, Nikhil Naik(wk), Armaan Jaffer

All-rounder: Axar Patel, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh

Fast Bowler: Shardul Thakur, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Mohit Sharma

Spinner: KC Cariappa

Overseas Players

Batsmen: David Miller, Shaun Marsh, Hashim Amla

All-rounders: Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis

Kings XI Punjab have retained a total of 19 players so they can buy a maximum of 6 players in the auction.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Indian Players

Batsmen: Gautam Gambhir, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Sheldon Jackson, Robin Uthappa (wk)

All-rounder: Kuldeep Yadav, Yusuf Pathan

Spinners: Piyush Chawla

Fast Bowlers: Ankit Singh Rajput, Umesh Yadav

Overseas players

Batsmen: Chris Lynn

All-rounder: Shakib Al Hasan

Spinner: Sunil Narine

Kolkata Knight Riders have retained a total of 14 players and will be able to buy 11 players in the auction.

Mumbai Indians

Indian Players

Batsmen: Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu (wk), Parthiv Patel (wk), Jithesh Sharma (wk)

All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Shreyas Gopal, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, J Suchith, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Punia

Spinners: Harbhajan Singh

Fast Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah, Vinay Kumar

Overseas Players

Batsmen: Lendl Simmons (wk) , Jos Buttler (wk)

All-rounder: Kieron Pollard

Fast Bowlers: Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Tim Southee

Mumbai Indians have retained a total of 20 players and will be allowed to buy 5 players in the auction.

Rising Pune Supergiants

Indian players 

Batsmen: MS Dhoni (wk), Ajinkya Rahane, Ankush Bains (wk)

All-rounder: Rajat Bhatia, Baba Aparajith

Spinners: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ankit Sharma

Fast bowlers: Ashok Dinda, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Deepak Chahar

Overseas Players

Batsmen: Steven Smith, Faf du Plessis, Mitchell Marsh, Usman Khawaja

Spinner: Adam Zampa

Rising Pune Supergiants have a total of 16 players so they can buy a maximum of 9 players in the auction.

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Indian Players

Batsmen: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul (wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Kedar Jadhav, Sachin Baby, Mandeep Singh

All-rounder: Stuart Binny

Spinner: Yuzvendra Chahal, Iqbal Abdulla

Fast Bowler: Harshal Patel, S Aravind, Avesh Khan

Overseas Player

Batsmen: AB de Villiers (wk), Travis Head (wk)

All-rounder: Shane Watson, Chris Gayle

Spinner: Samuel Badree, Tabraiz Shamsi

Fast Bowler: Mitchell Starc, Adam Milne

Royal Challengers Bangalore have retained a total of 20 players and they will be allowed to buy a maximum of 5 players in the auction.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Indian Players

Batsmen: Shikhar Dhawan, Naman Ojha (wk), Ricky Bhui

All-rounder: Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar

Spinner: Bipul Sharma

Fast Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Siddarth Kaul, Abhimanyu Mithun, Barinder Sran

Overseas Players

Batsmen: Kane Williamson, David Warner

All-rounder: Moises Henriques, Ben Cutting

Fast Bowler: Mustafizur Rahman

Sunrisers Hyderabad have retained a total of 17 players and they can buy a maximum of 8 players in the upcoming auction.

Also READ: IPL 2017 auction- The teams with most and least money to spend; money available for all eight teams

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