Today, we discuss the cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by their teams. The Indian Premier League is in its 13th edition. The tournament, a cricket extravaganza of sorts is one of the biggest events of franchise cricket, something for which cricket fans all around the world wait for an entire year.
This year the spirits of the cricket lovers were dampened when it was announced that owing to the Pandemic like situation in the country at present, India would not be able to stage the tournament as the necessary social distancing measures and precautions cannot be implemented. Thus the organizers took a conscious decision to shift the entire tournament to UAE.
The eight participating teams would be slogging it all out in the middle to reclaim supremacy and establish themselves as the champion of franchise cricket. Each and every franchise has retained a core group of their existing players and would be maximizing the option of utilizing them to the fullest extent possible. Following is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the franchises.
One of the most successful teams this franchise cricket competition, Chennai have never really chopped and changed their team much. Their immense faith in their existing core group of players have fetched results and have made them one of the most consistent teams in the tournament. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Chennai Super Kings.
MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Santner, Lungi Ngidi, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Narayan Jagadeeshan, Harbhajan Singh, KM Asif, Shardul Thakur, Shane Watson, Imran Tahir, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Chahar, Monu Kumar, Karn Sharma.
Another team which has had tremendous success over the last couple of years owing to the balanced team that they have possessed and the subsequent performances which some of their most trusted cricketers have brought to the fore. Sunrisers have also retained the services of their best players. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.
Kane Williamson, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Abhishek Sharma, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Shahbaz Nadeem, Billy Stanlake, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan.
The four-time champions have been known for showing faith in their older generation as well as young players, attaining a perfect balance and mix of the youthful exuberance and experienced all-round abilities of their marquee players. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Mumbai team.
Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Anmolpreet Singh, Jayant Yadav, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan.
The Kings XI batsmen have had a tremendous and rollicking start to the tournament. Their openers have really kick-started the tournament and Punjab are expected to strike big finally in this tournament. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Punjab side.
KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Mohammed Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Darshan Nalkande, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar and Murugan Ashwin.
Knight Riders in spite of being inconsistent have been one of the most powerfully built and exciting teams in IPL history. Their core group of players have led the team to tremendous success in the past and the team management would be looking for an encore this time as well. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Kolkata side.
The perennial underachievers of the tournament have revolved around the excellence of Virat Kohli and AB De Villiers. They have also kept a moreover same team combination this year as well. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Bangalore team
Virat Kohli, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Pawan Negi, Devdutt Padikkal, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Washington Sundar, Shivam Dube, Navdeep Saini, AB de Villiers.
The first team to earn the title of IPL champions, Rajasthan Royals have released a certain number of cricketers. But the core majority of their players would still be representing the team. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Jaipur based team.
One of the best performers of last year’s IPL, Delhi Capitals are expected to perform admirably this year as well. Here is a list of cricketers retained in IPL 2020 by the Delhi team.
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