New Delhi, Dec 19, News24 Bureau: The 12th season of the Indian Premier League is going to start from 29 March 2019- 19 May 2019. According to news reports, IPL 2019 will be held in South Africa or the UAE due to the Indian general elections.
IPL auction has been done and now all teams are ready to perform with full power in the coming matches. This IPL Jaydev Unadkat(Rajasthan Royals) and Varun Chakravarthy (Kings XI Punjab) became the joint most expensive players to be sold for Rs 8.4 crore.
Also, Sam Curran (Kings XI Punjab) was taken for Rs 7.20 crore while Colin Ingram (Delhi Capitals) for Rs 6.40 crore. Meanwhile, Carlos Brathwaite (Kolkata Knight Riders) was bought for Rs 5 crore. Axar Patel (Delhi Capitals) was acquired for Rs 5 crore while bowler Mohit Sharma (Chennai Super Kings) for Rs 5 crore. All-rounder Shivam Dubey went to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 5 crore.Here are the full squads of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019:
Retained: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Colin de Grandhomme
Bought: Shimron Hetmyer (4.2 cr), Devdutt Padikkal (20 lakh), Shivam Dube (5 cr), Heinrich Klassen (50 lakh), Gurkeerat Singh (50 lakh), Himmat Singh (Rs 65 lakh), Prayas Ray Barman (Rs 1.5 cr)
Traded: Mandeep Singh for Marcus Stoinis