The topic for today is about the player transfers in IPL 2020. IPL 2020 is going to be the 13th time the tournament is being held. Owing to the adverse pandemic like situation, the entire tournament is being held in the United Arab Emirates. The tournament has already got off to a rollicking start where we have witnessed some breathtaking games.
The Indian batsmen have been far more superior than their foreign counterparts with some of them even looking in much better shape than their contemporary rivals. Moreover, it has been a tournament where the young Indian batsmen like Mayank Agarwal from Kings XI Punjab or a certain Sanju Samson from Rajasthan Royals have entertained all of us with their exquisite batting display.
However, before the beginning of the tournament, there have been some players who have been released from their respective franchises. While some of them have been quite baffling, to say the least, others have come on the more expected lines. Following is the full list of top players who have been released from their franchises. These top players feature in player transfers in IPL 2020.
Mayank Markande (Mumbai Indians to Delhi Capitals) – INR 20 lakh
The leg spinner who was sensational in the previous season for Mumbai Indians was released from the franchise. The spinner with his deceptive googly’s and subtle variations was an integral part of the team in the previous season. However, when the Mumbai franchise released him, Kings XI Punjab decided to rope him up at a considerably low cost and bolster their spin line up in addition to young Ravi Bishnoi and Murugan Ashwin. Among the top player transfers in IPL 2020.
Sherfane Rutherford (Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians) – INR 6.2 crore
The explosive West Indies all-rounder has been pursued at a huge price by Mumbai Indians. The allrounder’s hitting abilities have been acclaimed through his performances in franchise T20 tournaments that have taken place all around the world. He has thus made a name for himself as a pinch hitter who can win matches from difficult matches. Among the top player transfers in IPL 2020.
Ravichandran Ashwin (Kings XI Punjab to Delhi Capitals) – INR 7.6 crore
The ace Indian spinner had fallen out of favor of the Indian limited-overs setup. However, that did not stop the tweaker and one of the finest spinners of his time. Although Delhi Capitals were persistent about buying the spinner and extended their pockets to pursue the spinner. Among the top player transfers in IPL 2020.
Trent Boult (Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians) – INR 2.2 crore
One of the best left-arm pacers of this generation was released by Delhi Capitals since they did not fit in their scheme of things. Kagiso Rabada was already performing brilliantly for the team and they recruited Keemo Paul because of the sheer pace that the West Indies bowler can generate both at the beginning and the final overs of an innings. However, Mumbai Indians had roped in Trent with a price of 2.2 crores. Among the top player transfers in IPL 2020.
Krishnappa Gowtham (Rajasthan Royals to Kings XI Punjab) – INR 6.2 crore
Unusually Krishnappa Gowtham’s all-round abilities with both the bat and the ball was instrumental behind him picking him for the team. More than that, the price that he commanded was because he was a crucial domestic player who had played a few brilliant innings in the past for the team that he had represented. Among the top player transfers in IPL 2020.
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Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals to Delhi Capitals) – INR 4 crore
The ace Indian opener who was once a regular in the Indian T20 setup had fallen out of favor. But his class and excellence at the top of the order which still values a great command in this format have been able to pick up a great price of 4 crores. Although it is under conjecture whether he would get many chances to play for his team. Among the top player transfers in IPL 2020.
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