IPL 2020 will start the second half of the league stage from tomorrow onwards and it is certainly going to be more interesting as compare to the first half of the league stage and if reports are to be believed IPL mid season transfer window may happen during the ongoing edition of the cash rich league.
As IPL officials have decided to increase the level of competition by allowing mid season transfer of capped players this season.
However at the start of IPL 2020 RCB Director of Cricket Operations Mike Hesson have already lend his support to allow mid season transfer of players in the latter half of the tournament.
“Look it depends on needs , later on if required, I am certainly open to it” He said at virtual media conference. “We have got a small squad and we have done that for a reason. If any injury occur to any prime player. We would certainly look into that”. He added that.
Lets have a look on all the rules that you must know based on which mid season transfer will work.
1. Mid Season transfer will kick in only in half stage: The Mid Season Transfer will start from halfway stage only which means every franchise should have completed 7 matches of the league stage out of the 14 matches that they have to play before qualifying for the playoffs.
2. Both Franchise must mutually agree on the player transfer : There should be a mutual agreement between both the franchise and the players as every team must have figured out their marquee players in the half way stage of the tournament and they only need to figure out the rest of the players which they need to keep or release. It will be a great opportunity for the franchise to buy those players whom they didn’t buy or retained in the previous IPL auction.
3. A time frame has been decided to ensure movement of capped player with uncapped player: As per the media reports five days time period has been allotted to take uncapped players this season. If the franchise has any injury concerns for any capped player they can exchange them with uncapped player under stipulated time period.
4. Only those players who have not played more than 2 games are eligible for transfers during mid season: Any player who has played more than two matches in the ongoing edition of IPL 2020 is not eligible for mid season transfer . With this rule coming in existence it will provide a great platform for all those players who were on bench for their respective franchise in the first half of the tournament can get a chance to play for another franchise.
IPL 2020 players available for mid season transfer are as follows:
Mumbai Indians: Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Mitchell McClenaghan, Chris Lynn, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jayant Yadav, Sherfane Rutherford, Anmolpreet Singh.
Chennai Super Kings: KM Asif, Imran Tahir, Narayan Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Mitchell Santner, Monu Kumar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, R Sai Kishore, Josh Hazlewood.
SunRisers Hyderabad: Shreevats Goswami, Siddharth Kaul, Wriddhiman Saha, Vijay Shankar, Virat Singh, Bavanaka Sandeep, Fabien Allen, Sanjay Yadav, Basil Thampi, Billy Stanlake, Mohammad Nabi, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem.
Delhi Capitals: Ajinkya Rahane, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamicchane, Alex Carey, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Daniel Sams, Tushar Deshpande, Mohit Sharma.
Kolkata Knight Riders:Tom Banton, Nikhil Naik, Ali Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Siddhesh Lad, Chris Green, M Siddharth, Lockie Ferguson.
Kings XI Punjab: Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Murugan Ashwin, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Chris Jordan, Simran Singh, Tajinder Singh, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkhande, Krishnappa Gowtham, Hardus Viljoen, Chris Gayle, Harpreet Brar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mandeep Singh.
Rajasthan Royals: Varun Aaron, Kartik Tyagi, Oshane Thomas, Aniruddha Joshi, Andrew Tye, Akash Singh, Anuj Rawat, Yashaswi Jaiswal, Mayank Markande, Ankit Rajpoot, Manan Vohra, Mahipal Lomroor, Shashank Singh, David Miller.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Josh Philippe, Chris Morris, Dale Steyn, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Adam Zampa, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav.