IPL 2020 Auctions RCB Predictions

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


Team CompositionIPL 2020 Auctions RCB

  •     RCB has 12 slots to fill with 27.90 Cr budget, let’s look at the current squad before IPL 2020 Auctions RCB:
  Current Squad  
Home/Overseas Retained players Role Style
Home Virat Kohli Batsman RHB
Overseas AB de Villiers Batsman RHB
Home Shivam Dube All-rounder/Pace LHB/RA
Overseas Moeen Ali All-rounder/spin LHB/RA
Home Devdutt Padikkal Batsman LHB
Home Parthiv Patel Wicketkeeper LHB
Home Washington Sundar Spinner RA
Home Yuzvendra Chahal Spinner RA
Home Umesh Yadav Pacer RA
Home N Saini Pacer RA
Home Mohammad Siraj Pacer RA
Home Pawan Negi Spinner LA
Home Gurkerat Singh Batsman RHB

RCB have 12 slots to fill including 6 Overseas players, major focus will be on Overseas pacers who can lead the attack. RCB over the years have been unlucky with overseas fast bowlers and will hope they finally click this time.

RCB have retained Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube and AB De Villiers.

Shivam Dube RCB

They need to strengthen the middle order as after Kohli and AB DeVilliers they do not have a match winner.

Virat Kohli RCB

RCB will also need reserve and back up players for a number of positions.

RCB will also need a Backup Wicket keeper to cover for any injury to Parthiv Patel.


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