Indian Premier League 2020 Auction in Kolkata on Thursday is going to be an exciting but complex exercise. Retained and traded players, franchisees’ prize purse limits to buy maximum Indian or overseas players and the talent available in the auction pool shall each matter in the combination and permutation that will determine the bidding wars.
A total of 186 Indian players, 143 overseas players and 3 players from the International Cricket Council Associate Nations will be up for grabs during the auction, scheduled to kick start at 3:30 pm tomorrow (Thursday).
Kings XI Punjab with ₹ 42.70 crore at their disposal and up to 9 players to buy can upset calculation of many rivals as the team in quest of its maiden IPL title will be engaged in aggressive bidding.
Chennai Super Kings on the other hand will only be going through motions as they neither have a big fat purse to spend nor do have major needs.
Insidesport.co presents to its readers’ all the eight teams’ present positon and the players in the auction pool at a glance.