All The Big Stats From The 2020 IPL Auction

A total of 338 players went under the hammer at the IPL auction.

Published
IPL
4 min read
IPL Players Auction 2020: A look at the players who went unsold in the auction.
i

Pat Cummins attracted the highest bid at the IPL 2020 auction in Kolkata on Thursday, 19 December with Kolkata Knight Riders splashing Rs 15.55 cr to get him on board.

A total of 338 players went under the hammer at the IPL auction.

At the start of the auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore (12) had the most number of slots to fill and were followed by Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals who all had to get 11 players on board.

Here are all the stats and numbers from the 2020 IPL Auction:

  • Total Money Spent by 8 Franchises: 1,40, 30,00,000 (Rs 1.4 billion approx) Total slots vacant in 8 teams: 73
  • Total slots filled up by 8 teams: 62
  • Total Overseas Players bought: 29
  • Biggest Buy at Auction: Pat Cummins (Australia, KKR) Rs 15.50 crore (Highest paid overseas recruit in history of IPL)
  • Biggest Indian Buy at Auction: Piyush Chawla (India, CSK) Rs 6.75 crore

Chennai Super Kings

The full squad list of MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
The full squad list of MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings.
(Photo: BCCI)
  • Amount Spent : Rs 14.45 crore
  • Buys (4)
  • Piyush Chawla (Indian leg-spinner) Rs 6.75 crore
  • Sam Curran (England All-rounder) Rs 5.50 crore
  • Josh Hazlewood (Australia fast bowler) Rs 2 crore R
  • Sai Kishore (Indian left-arm spinner) Rs 20 lakh

Delhi Capitals

Full squad list of the Delhi Capitals after the 2019 IPL auction.
Full squad list of the Delhi Capitals after the 2019 IPL auction.
(Photo: BCCI)
  • Amount Spent : Rs 18.85 crore
  • Buys (8)
  • Shimron Hetmyer (WI Batsman) Rs 7.75 crore
  • Marcus Stoinis (Australia All-Rounder) Rs 4.80 crore
  • Alex Carey (Australia WK) Rs 2.40 crore
  • Jason Roy (England batsman) Rs 1.50 crore
  • Chris Woakes (England All-Rounder) Rs 1,50 crore
  • Mohit Sharma (Indian medium pacer) Rs 50 lakh
  • Tushar Deshpande (Indian fast bowler) Rs 20 lakh
  • Lalit Yadav (Indian All-Rounder) Rs 20 lakh

Kings XI Punjab

KXIP has a purse of Rs 42.70 crore to spend in the auction.
KXIP has a purse of Rs 42.70 crore to spend in the auction.
(Photo: ICC)
  • Amount Spent: Rs 26.20 crore
  • Buys (9)
  • Glenn Maxwell (Australia, batsman) Rs 10.75 crore
  • Sheldon Cottrell (WI, pacer) Rs 8.50 crore
  • Chris Jordan (England, pacer) Rs 3 crore
  • Ravi Bishnoi (Indian leg-spinner) Rs 2 crore
  • Prabhsimran Singh (Indian wk) Rs 55 lakh
  • Deepak Hooda (Indian batsman) Rs 50 lakh
  • Jimmy Neesham (NZ all-rounder) Rs 50 lakh
  • Tejinder Dhillon (Indian batsma) Rs 20 lakh
  • Ishan Porel (Indian pacer) Rs 20 lakh

Kolkata Knight Riders

The full squad list of Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders.
The full squad list of Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders.
(Photo: BCCI)
  • Amount Spent: Rs 27.15 crore
  • Buys (9)
  • Pat Cummins (Australia pacer) Rs 15.50 crore
  • Eoin Morgan (England Batsman) Rs 5.25 crore
  • Varun Chakaravarthy (Indian spinner) Rs 4 crore
  • Tom Banton (England batsman) Rs 1 crore
  • Rahul Tripathi (Indian batsman) Rs 60 lakh
  • Chris Green (Australia All-Rounder) Rs 20 lakh
  • Nikhil Naik (Indian WK) Rs 20 lakh
  • Pravin Tambe (Indian leg-spinner) 20 lakh
  • M Siddharth (Indian spinner) 20 lakh

Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians have been successful in creating a learning atmosphere in the dressing room which have impacted their on-field performance in a big way.
Mumbai Indians have been successful in creating a learning atmosphere in the dressing room which have impacted their on-field performance in a big way.
(Photo: BCCI)
  • Amount Spent: Rs 11.1 crore
  • Buys (6)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile (Australian fast bowler) Rs 8 crore
  • Chris Lynn (Australian batsman) Rs 2 crore
  • Saurabh Tiwary (Indian Batsman) Rs 50 lakh
  • Digvijay Deshmukh (Indian all-rounder) Rs 20 lakh
  • Prince Balwant Rai Singh (Indian all-Rounder) Rs 20 lakh
  • Mohsin Khan (Indian bowler) rs 20 lakh

Rajasthan Royals

IPL Rajasthan Royals Team 2020 Players List, Full Squad: A look at Rajasthan Royals’ full team after following their buys at the 2020 IPL auction.
IPL Rajasthan Royals Team 2020 Players List, Full Squad: A look at Rajasthan Royals’ full team after following their buys at the 2020 IPL auction.
(Photo: BCCI)
  • Amount Spent: Rs 14.15 crore
  • Buys (11)
  • Robin Uthappa (Indian batsman) Rs 3 crore
  • Jaydev Unadkat (Indian seamer) 3 crore
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal (Indian batsman) Rs 2.4 crore
  • Kartik Tyagi (Indian spinner) Rs 1.3 crore
  • Andrew Tye (Australian pacer) Rs 1 crore
  • Tom Curran (England all-rounder) Rs 1 crore
  • David Miller (SA batsman) Rs 75 lakh
  • Anuj Rawat (Indian wk) Rs 80 lakh
  • Oshane Thomas (WI pacer) Rs 50 lakh
  • Aniruddh Joshi (Indian batsman) Rs 20 lakh
  • Akash Singh (Indian bowler) Rs 20 lakh

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli sent a message to the team’s fans ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League auction.
Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli sent a message to the team’s fans ahead of the upcoming Indian Premier League auction.
(Photo: BCCI)
  • Amount Spent: Rs 21.5 crore
  • Buys (8)
  • Chris Morris (SA all-rounder) Rs 10 crore
  • Aaron Finch (Australia batsman) Rs 4.40 crore
  • Kane Richardson (Australia pacer) Rs 4 crore
  • Dale Steyn (SA pacer) Rs 2 crore
  • Isuru Udana (SL pacer) Rs 50 lakh
  • Shahbaz Ahmed (Indian all-rounder) Rs 20 lakh
  • Joshua Philip (Australia wk) Rs 20 lakh
  • Pavan Deshpande (Indian batsman) Rs 20 lakh

Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL Auction 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad Full Squad List
IPL Auction 2020: Sunrisers Hyderabad Full Squad List
(Photo: BCCI)
  • Amount Spent: Rs 6.9 crore
  • Buys (7)
  • Mitchell Marsh (Australia all-rounder) Rs 2 crore
  • Priyam Garg (Indian batsman) Rs 1.9 crore
  • Virat Singh (Indian batsman) Rs 1.90 crore
  • Fabien Allen (WI spinner) Rs 50 lakh
  • B Sandeep (Indian batsman) Rs 20 lakh.
  • Sanjay Yadav (Indian all-rounder) rs 20 lakh
  • Abdul Samad (Indian all-rounder) Rs 20 lakh.

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!