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IPL 2020 Auctions (DC) Delhi Capitals

On December 19th 2019, IPL 2020 Auctions would take place in Kolkata. With a total of 127 cricketers retained including 35 overseas players, we look at how each team stands before the auction. How much cash do each team have and how strong would they bid for the likely players.

Purse Before the Auction

Franchise  No of Players No of Overseas Players Total money spent (Rs.) Salary cap available (Rs.) Available Slots Overseas Slots
CSK 20 6 70.40 cr 14.60 cr 5 2
DC 14 3 57.15 cr 27.85 cr 11 5
KXIP 16 4 42.30 cr 42.70 cr 9 4
KKR 14 4 49.35 cr 35.65 cr 11 4
MI 18 6 71.95 cr 13.05 cr 7 2
RR 14 4 56.10 cr 28.90 cr 11 4
RCB 13 2 57.10 cr 27.90 cr 12 6
SRH 18 6 68.00 cr 17.00 cr 7 2
Total 127 35 472.3 cr 207.65 cr 73 29

IPL 2020 Auctions DC

Team Composition

  • DC is one of the 3 teams to fill 11 slots, including 5 overseas with 27.85 Cr budget. Let’s look at the current squad before IPL 2020 Auctions Delhi Capitals:

  Current Squad  
Home/Overseas Retained players Role Style
Overseas Keemo Paul All-rounder RA/RHB
Home Shreyas Iyer BAT RHB
Home Rishabh Pant BAT/WK LHB
Home Prithvi Shaw Opnr/BAT RHB
Home Shikhar Dhawan Opnr/BAT LHB
Home Ajinkya Rahane Opnr/BAT RHB
Home Ishant Sharma Pacer RA
Home Avesh Khan Pacer RA
Overseas Kagiso Rabada Pacer RA
Home Harshal Patel Pacer RA
Home Axar Patel Spinner LA
Home Amit Mishra Spinner RA
Overseas Sandeep Lamichhane Spinner RA
Home R Ashwin Spinner RA

With all 4 pacers being right-arm, Delhi should add 1 or 2 left-arm fast bowlers.

They have a total of 8 bowlers, including 4 pacers and 4 spinners in the squad.

With so many bowling options, they have only 1 all-rounder (Keemo Paul), they can look for one more proper all-rounder.

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They have only 6 players as specialist batsmen, including 3 openers.

They should look for couple of middle-order batsmen.

Rishabh Pant is the only wicket keeper they have, so they will look for a back up Wicket keeper.

Rishabh Pant DC

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