World’s biggest T20 league has already created a massive buzz in the ongoing two-day auction with ten franchisees bidding for adding ideal players in their squad.
With 600 players going under the hammer the question arises which team has picked ideal and balanced squad in their combination? Looking at the papers Lucknow and Delhi looks ideally balanced as compare to rest of the other squad.
Let’s have a look at the players picked so far by different franchise and analyse why Lucknow and Delhi has gone for best combination?
|Rishabh Pant||Prithvi Shaw,||David Warner||KS Bharat||Ashwini Hebbar||Mandeep Singh|
|Rovman Powell||Axar Patel||Sarfaraz Khan||Kamlesh Nagarkoti||Lalit Yadav||Mitchell Marsh|
|Ripal Patel||Pravin Dubey||Yash Dhull||Anrich Nortje||Shardul Thakur||Mustafizur Rehman|
|Kuldeep Yadav||Khalil Ahmed||Chetan Sakariya|
Quinton de Kock, Manish Pandey, Jason Holder, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Mark Wood, Avesh Khan, Ankit Rajpoot, K Gowtham, Dushmantha Chameera, Shahbhaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Ayush Badoni,Kyle Myers, Karn Sharma and Kl Rahul.
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaykwad, Robin Uthappa, Ambati Rayudu, Devon Conway, Subhranshu senapati, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Dwayne Bravo, Shivam Dube, Rajyavardhan Hangarekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Despande, Maheesh Theekshana, Simarjeet Singh, Adam Milne, Mukhesh choudhary and Prashant Solanki.
Mumbai Indians Sqaud: Rohit Sharma, SuryaKumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Kieron Pollard, Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tim David, Mohd Arshad Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Tymal Mills, Riley Meredith.
Punjab Kings Squad: Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Prabhisimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Writtick Chatterjee, Ansh Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Ishan Porel, Sandeep Sharma, Vaibhav Arora and Baltej Dhanda.
SunRisers Hyderabad Squad: Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markaram, R Samarth, Abdul Samad, Washington Sundar, Abhisekh Sharma, Marco Jansen, Romario Shepherd, Shashank Singh, Umran Malik, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kartik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, Jagadeesha Sucheeth, Sean Abott and Saurabh Dubey.
Kolkata Knight Riders squad: Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Pratham Singh, Baba Indrajit, Abhijeet Tomar, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Ankul Roy, Chamika Karunaratne, Varun Chakravarthy, Rasikh Das, Ashok Sharma.
Rajasthan Royals: Yashashvi Jaiswal,Sanju Samson, Jos Butler, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Paddikkal, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Rassie Van der Dussen ,Ravichandran Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Anunay Singh, Shubham Garhwal, James Neesham, Daryl Mitchell, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvender Chahal, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed Mccoy, Kuldeep Sen, Tejas Baorka, Nathan Coulter Nile and Kuldip Yadav.
Gujarat Titians: Shubhmann Gill, Jason Roy, Matthew Wade, Abhinav Sadarangi, Wriddhiman Saha, Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, Darshan Nalkande, B Sai Sudharshan, Rahul Tewatia, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Dominic Drakes, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Pradeep Sangwan, Yash Deyal, Mohammad Shami, R Sai Kishore, Lockie Ferguson, Noor Ahmed, Varun Aaron, Alizaari Joseph.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plesis, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Finn Allen, Luvinth Sisodia, Glenn Maxwell, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasranga, Anneshar Gautam, Mahipal Lomror, Sherfane Rutherford, Suyash Prabhudesai, David Willey, Mohammad Shiraj, Josh Haazelwood, Akash deep, Karn Sharma, Jason Behendroff, Siddharth Kaul and Chama Milind.
Out of all these combinations, Lucknow and Delhi looks pretty much covered as in terms of Indian batting talent, backup wicket keeper , all rounders they have slight edge over rest of the other franchise.