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IPL 2020 Financial Overview - Budget, Players Salary - Revealed!

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The wait is finally over! Yes, the popular Indian Premier League (IPL) is back with yet another season of thrill, excitement and delight. This year the top 8 teams will be seen playing their sweat off. Get ready to hold your breath and enjoy one hell of a ride. While the public favourite Mahendra Singh Dhoni has announced his retirement from international cricket, you will still witness him playing for the IPL this year in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - internationally.

IPL 2020

New players have been added to the thrill this season and keeping this excitement all in is kind of hard. No worries though, we are just a few days away from watching it all live on television and our smartphones.

IPL 2020 Starting Date

With the tirade of events that took place this year, the IPL tournament is all set to begin from 19th September 2020 to 10th November 2020. IPL 2020 first match will begin at 7:30 pm IST on 19th September.

The event will witness a total of 8 teams this year namely Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

The auction for the various team players took place on 19th December 2019. A total of 73 slots were available out of which 29 slots were reserved for players from foreign.

Dream11- IPL 2020 Official Title Sponsor

And if you didn’t know, the Vivo is not the official title owner this year. Dream11, an online fantasy gaming platform, has won the official title sponsorship. Dream11 bagged the title sponsorship with a winning bid of Rs. 222 crores. It beat Byju who bid Rs. 201 crores and Unacademy who bid Rs. 171 crores.

Vivo revoked its five-year deal signed in 2018 worth Rs. 2199 crore. BCCI earned about Rs. 440 crores a season with their sponsorship.

IPL 2020 List of Sponsors

While Dream11 is the official title sponsor for IPL 2020, various other sponsors are roped in to support the digital arena of the tournament.

The details are mentioned below:

Sponsor Description
Star Sports Official Broadcaster
Disney Hotstar Official Digital Streaming Partner
Altroz Official Partners
Paytm Umpire Partner
CEAT Official Strategic Timeout Partner

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IPL 2020 Budget Details

It is going to be an exciting tournament to watch as the eight teams for this year have bought some strong players this season.

Mentioned below are the funds spent by individual teams in the descending order:

Team Funds Spent
Chennai Super Kings Rs. 84.85 crores
Mumbai Indians Rs. 83.05 crores
Royal Challengers Bangalore Rs. 78.60 crores
Kolkata Knight Riders Rs. 76.50 crores
Delhi Capitals Rs. 76 crores
Sunrisers Hyderabad Rs. 74.90 crore
Rajasthan Royals Rs. 70.25 crores
Kings XI Punjab Rs. 68.50 crores

IPL 2020 Top Players Salary

Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni are among top players this season. They are also among the highest-paid players in IPL 2020.

Here is a list of top players and their salaries:

Player Salary (INR) Team
Virat Kohli Rs. 17 crores Royal Challengers Bangalore
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Rs. 15 crores Chennai Super Kings
Rohit Sharma Rs. 15 crores Mumbai Indians
Ben Stokes 12 crores Rajasthan Royals
David Warner 12.5 crores Sunrisers Hyderebad

IPL 2020 Teams

1. Chennai Super Kings

The Chennai Super Kings is one of the most popular IPL teams. It won the grand finals in 2010, 2011 and in 2018. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the captain of the team, and the team is coached by Stephen Fleming. The owner of the team is Chennai Super Kings Cricket Limited.

For the game this year, a few other players have been bought to increase the strength of the team namely, Sam Curran, Piyush Chawla, Josh Hazlewood and R. Sai Kishore. The team has retained MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Raydu, Shane Watson, Faf Du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Rituraj Gaikwad, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Santner, K.M Asif, Deepak Chahar, N. Jagadeesan, Monu Singh and Lungi Ngidi.

The team has a total of 24 players with 16 Indians and 8 from abroad.

2. Delhi Capitals

The Delhi Capitals, previously known as Delhi Daredevils is also a great team on the list. It was founded in 2008. The Coach of the team is Ricky Ponting, while the captain is Shreyas Iyer. The team is owned by GMR Sports Pvt. Ltd and JSW Sports Pvt Ltd.

The team has also bought eight new players this season, namely Jason Roy, Chris Woakes, Alex Carey, Shimon Hetmyer, Mohit Sharma, Tushar Deshpande, Marcus Stoinis and Lalit Yadav. The team has retained Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul and Sandeep Lamichhane.

It has a total strength of 22 players with 14 Indian players and eight overseas players.

3. Kings XI Punjab

The Kings XI Punjab is one among the popular teams in the IPL 2020 list. The team is captained by KL Rahul and Anil Kumble serves as the coach. Kings XI Punjab is owned by KPH Dream Cricket Private Limited. The team has bought nine news players this year namely, Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, James Neesham, Chris Jordan, Tajinder Dhillon and Prabhsimran Singh.

It has retained 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.

It has a team strength of 25 players with 17 Indian players and eight overseas players.

4. Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders are a two-time IPL champions team. They won the finals in 2012 and also in 2014. The team is owned by Knight Riders Sports Private Limited. Brendon McCullum is the coach and Dinesh Karthik is the captain.

The team has bought nine new players this season namely, Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, M Siddharth, Chris Green, Tom Banton, Pravin Tambe and Nikhil Naik. It has retained Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Harry Gurney, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi. The team has a strength of a total of 23 players with 15 Indian players and 8 overseas players.

5. Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals was the first team to win the IPL in 2008. Since then they have not been able to win again. The owner of Rajasthan Royals is Royal Multisport Pvt. Ltd. The coach is Andrew McDonald and the captain of the team is Steve Smith. The team has bought 11 new players for this season namely, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, Oshane Thomas, Anirudha Joshi, Andrew Tye and Tom Curran.

The team has retained Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Mahipal Lomror, Varun Aaron and Manan Vohra.

The team has a strength of 25 players with 17 Indian players and 8 overseas players.

6. Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians is the only team on the list to have won grand finals of IPL four times. It emerged victorious in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019. The team is owned by Indiawin Sports Pvt. Ltd. Mahela Jayawardene is the coach and Rohit Sharma is the captain of the team.

The team has bought six new players namely, Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan, Digvijay Deshmukh and Balwant Rai Singh. It has retained Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Surya Kumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Anmolpreet Singh, Jayant Yadav, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Anukul Roy, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga and Mitchel McClenaghan.

The team has a total of 2 players with 24 Indian players and 8 overseas players.

7. Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Royal Challengers Bangalore have been a three-time runner up to the IPL trophy. They have joined in once again to fight for the trophy this year. The Owner of the team is Royal Challengers Sports Private Ltd. The coach is Simon Katich and the captain is Virat Kohli.

The team bought eight new players this year, namely Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Joshua Philippe, Kane Richardson, Pavan Deshpande, Dale Steyn, Shahbaz Ahamad and Isuru Udana.

The team has retained Virat Kohli, Moeen Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Mann, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar and Navdeep Saini. The team has a total of 21 players with 13 Indian players and 8 overseas players.

8. Sunrisers Hyderabad

The Sunrisers Hyderabad were champions in IPL 2016 and runners up in 2018. The owner of the team for this season is SUN TV Network. The coach is Trevor Bayliss and the captain is David Warner.

The team has bought seven new players this year, namely Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Mitchell Marsh, Sandeep Bavanaka, Abdul Samad, Fabian Allen and Sanjay Yadav. The team has retained Kate Williamson, David Warner, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Abhishek Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Jonny Bairstow, Shreevats Goswami, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shahbaz Nadeem, Billy Stanlake, Basil Thampi and T. Natarajan.

The team has a strength of 25 players with 17 Indian players and 8 overseas players.

IPL 2019 Points Table

In a points table, the primary goal of every team is to grab one of the four spots of the IPL points table. Another main goal is to be one of the teams in the top 2 on the points table. This is because those teams get extra chances to be in the finals.

These points are based on the number of points each team collects throughout the match. The points are based on the following rules:

  • When a team wins, it gets two points.
  • If a game ends abruptly or abandoned and ends up as no result, the teams get one point each.
  • If a team loses, it gets zero points.
Teams Matches Won Lost Tied NR Points NRR
Mumbai Indians 14 9 5 0 0 18 0.421
Chennai Super Kings 14 9 5 0 0 18 0.131
Delhi Capitals 14 9 5 0 0 18 0.044
Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 6 8 0 0 12 0.577
Kolkata Knight Riders 14 6 8 0 0 12 0.028
Kings XI Punjab 14 6 8 0 0 12 -0.251
Rajasthan Royals 14 5 8 0 1 11 -0.449
Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 5 8 0 1 11 -0.607

IPL 2019 Batting and Bowling Leaders

The IPL 2019 saw an interesting turn of events throughout. It was a fiasco for cricket lovers.

Following is the list of the top batting and bowling leaders of IPL 2019.

Batting Leaders

  1. David Warner- Orange Cap- 692 Runs
  2. Andre Russel- Most Sixes- 52 Sixes
  3. Jonny Bairstow- Highest Score- 114 score
  4. Shikar Dhawan- Most Fours- 64 fours
  5. Andre Russell- Best Strike Rate- 204.81

Bowling Leaders

  1. Imran Tahir- Purple Cap- 26 wickets
  2. Alzarri Joseph- Best Bowling Features- 6/12
  3. Anukul Roy- Best Bowling Average- 11.00
  4. Anukul Roy- Best Economy- 5.50
  5. Deepak Chahar- Most Dots- 190

IPL 2020 Schedule PDF

IPL 2020 Schedule

IPL Facts

Well, if you have been watching IPL for the past 12 seasons consistently, you truly are a fan. However, there are somethings we can miss amid all the fanfare. Here are some interesting facts that you should know:

1. Only Two Players have won the Award of the ‘Most Valuable Player’

Yes, you read that right. Only two players have won the award of the ‘Most Valuable Player’ in the past 12 seasons. It’s none other than Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. Sachin won the award in IPL the second season of IPL by scoring 618 runs. Virat won the title in the eighth season by scoring 973 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

2. Virat Kohli is the Only Player to be Part of Double Century Stands

Did you know that Virat has been part of three 200-plus stands in the IPL? He shared a record of 229 runs alongside AB de Villiers against Gujarat Lions. The duo has also shared 215 runs against Mumbai Indians in 2015. Virat and Chris Gayle shared 204 runs in 2012.

The long wait will end soon. Get the full experience of IPL 2020 on your televisions and smartphones this year!

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