One of the most popular and extravagant tournaments is the Indian Premier League (IPL). Everybody eagerly waits for a new edition each year. This year the IPL matches were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Chairman Brijesh Patel, on July 24, confirmed that the 13th edition of IPL is finally going to take place. When the IPL 2020 is finally occurring, you must be wondering about the IPL 2020 teams and players. Do you know which 8 IPL 2020 teams will be competing in this edition? If not, this article will explore IPL teams 2020 and players list in this article. Scroll down to get all the details you’re looking for.
Table of Contents
- IPL 2020 Date & Venue
- IPL Teams 2020
- IPL 2020 Players List
Most of us must still be wondering if MS Dhoni is returning in the IPL 2020. Although he took an exit last year from India’s World Cup, MS Dhoni is returning for the IPL 2020 to lead CSK. We could have seen him hitting some helicopter shots again in March, but sadly we couldn’t due to the pandemic. However, Chairman Brijesh Patel announced something on July 24 regarding IPL 2020 commencement date and place. Here’s the IPL 2020 dates and venue:
IPL 2020 Date & Venue:
The decision that has been made by Brijesh Patel on July 24 has been revised. As per the latest updates, IPL 2020 will now be conducted from September 19 to November 10 in UAE. After a long discussion with the IPL Governing Council, Chairman Brijesh Patel made this decision. If you are not aware of the latest dates and Venue of IPL 2020, go through our latest article on the same on sports.smartzworld.com.
As the dates are now confirmed, BCCI is focused on making logistical plans, and the teams and its players are being prepared. How many IPL teams are there in this edition? Let’s quickly take a glance at the IPL 2020 teams list.
IPL Teams 2020:
IPL always features eight teams. However, the teams often get changed depending on franchisees’ requirements. Like other editions, IPL 2020 will start with 8 teams. The following teams will be competing against each other in IPL 2020.
- Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
- Delhi Capitals (DC)
- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
- Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
- Mumbai Indians (MI)
- Rajasthan Royals (RR)
- Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB)
- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
Now we know the IPL teams 2020 for the 13th edition of IPL. What we still don’t know is the names of players of IPL teams 2020. Continue reading to get the IPL 2020 players list.
IPL 2020 Players List:
62 players have been sold out for IPL teams 2020. Do you know who they are? Let’s find it out.
Chennai Super Kings Squad:
Undoubtedly our favorite captain, the cool Mahindra Singh Dhoni, will lead his team once again. However, Piyush Chawla was sold at Rs 6.75 crore. He seems the most expensive Indian player sold in the IPL 2020 auction. Along with Dhoni and Chawla, whoever has joined the CSK squad this year is listed below.
Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Narayan Jagadeesan, Rituraj Gaikwad, KM Asif, M Vijay, Josh Hazlewood, Harbhajan Singh, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, Imran Tahir, Faf du Plessis, Mitchell Santner, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curran, Lungi Ngidi, Sai Kishore, and Monu Kumar.
Delhi Capital Squad 2020:
Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Amit Mishra, Ajinkya Rahane, Alex Carey, Jason Roy, Ishant Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Sandeep Lamichhane, Marcus Stoinis, Prithvi Shaw, Keemo Paul, Mohit Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Tushar Deshpande, R Ashwin, Avesh Khan, Chris Woakes, Kagiso Rabada, Harshal Patel, and Shimron Hetmyer.
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad 2020:
Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Harry Gurney, Pat Cummins, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shubman Gill, Siddhesh Lad, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, M Siddharth, Tom Banton, Shivam Mavi, Chris Green, Praveen Tambe, Nikhil Naik, Lockie Ferguson, and Rahul Tripathi.
Kings XI Punjab Squad 2020:
Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, 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 (C), Nicholas Pooran, Prabhsimran Singh, Karun Nair, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb your Rahman, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Shami, and Arshdeep Singh.
Mumbai Indians Squad 2020:
Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Rahul Chahar, Sherfane Rutherford, Anukul Roy, Trent Boult, Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Dhawal Kulkarni, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohsin Khan, Prince Balwant Rai Singh, Digvijay Deshmukh, Jayant Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Ishan Kishan, Quinton de Kock, and Aditya Tare.
Rajasthan Royals Squad 2020:
Steve Smith, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mahipal Lomror, Anuj Rawat, Varun Aaron, Sanju Samson, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Robin Uthappa, David Miller, Jaydev Unadkat, Ankit Rajpoot, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh, Oshane Thomas, Andrew Tye, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Shashank Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Tom Curran, and Jos Buttler.
Royal Challengers Bengaluru Squad 2020:
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Gurkeerat Mann, Pavan Deshpande, Devdutt Padikkal, Moeen Ali, Aaron Finch, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Dale Steyn, Isuru Udana, Pawan Negi, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris, Parthiv Patel, Joshua Philippe, and Shahbaz Ahamad.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad 2020:
Kane Williamson, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Vijay Shankar, Sanjay Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami, Billy Stanlake, Abhishek Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mitchell Marsh, Fabian Allen, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Wriddhiman Saha, Bavanaka Sandeep, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan, and Jonny Bairstow.
So, the previous 8 teams with the old squad are coming back for the IPL 2020. For the latest IPL 2020 updates, keep an eye on sports.smartzworld.com.