IPL 2016 teams and squads: Full list of IPL teams and squad details after IPL 9 auction

The eight IPL teams are all set to fire in the upcoming season © IANS
The eight IPL teams are all set to fire in the upcoming season © IANS

Following a nail-biting auction process in the 2016 IPL Auction, the eight teams to feature in the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL), have prepared their full strength squad, who are all set to take the field in the ninth edition of the cash-rich league. Although most the teams have retained most of the players from its previous season, the suspension of a couple of old franchises in the form of former champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) led to its players being put up for re-auction. As a result of its suspension, a couple of new teams in the form of Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) and Gujarat Lions were introduced into the league. IPL 2016 Auction Live Updates & Blog

With 351 players up for auction, the ceremony saw quite a few surprises, with a few major players being left unsold. However, there were quite a few big names that were sold as they grabbed big and mammoth price from the franchise, leading to a massive bidding session. At the end of the day, the teams seemed to be satisfied with their bidding process and were all set to fire in the upcoming season. IPL 2016 Auction: Full list of players unsold for Indian Premier League (IPL) 9

Shane Watson was the costliest player as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bought him for Rs 9.5 crores. Yuvraj Singh went for Rs 7 crores to the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH, while among the big names, Aaron Finch went to Gujarat Lions for Rs 1 crore; Ashish Nehra to SRH for Rs 5.50 crores; Ishant Sharma to RPS for Rs 3.80 crores and Kevin Pietersen to RPS again for Rs 3.5 crores. However, in the shocking purchases, Pawan Negi, who is yet to play an international match, bagged Rs 8.50 crores from Delhi Daredevils (DD). Unapped rookies such as Krunal Pandya, KP Kamath and Murugan Ashwin bagged Rs 2 crores, Rs 1.40 crores and a whopping Rs 4.50 crores, respectively. IPL 2016 Auction: Top 10 purchases by IPL 9 teams

Below is the full list of teams and squads for all the eight teams following the 2016 IPL Auction:

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Murali Vijay, Nikhil Naik, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Akshar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mitchell Johnson, Wriddhiman Saha, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Mohit Sharma, Kyle Abbott, KC Cariappa, Marcus Stoinis, Farhaan Behardien, Pradeep Sahu, Armaan Jaffer, Swapnil Singh. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) team in IPL 2016: Can surely capture the Indian Premier League

Delhi Daredevils (DD) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Zaheer Khan, Amit Mishra, Shreyas Iyer, Mohammad Shami, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mayank Agarwal, Jayant Yadav, Travis Head, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Imran Tahir, JP Duminy, Albie Morkel, Quinton de Kock, Pawan Negi, Chris Morris, Sanju Samson, Carlos Brathwaite, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, Joel Paris, Sam Billings, Chama Milind, Pratyush Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Saeed Khaleel Ahmed, Akhil Herwadkar, Pawan Suyal. Delhi Daredevils (DD) team in IPL 2016: Pack of budding players to vouch for in IPL 9

Mumbai Indians (MI) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ambati Rayudu, Jagadeesha Suchith, Jasprit Bumrah, Parthiv Patel, R Vinay Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, Unmukt Chand, Akshay Wakhare, Mitchell McClenaghan, Corey Anderson, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Marchant de Lange, Lasith Malinga, Jos Buttler, Nathu Singh, Tim Southee, Krunal Pandya, Kishore Pramod Kamath, Deepak Punia, Jitesh Sharma.Mumbai Indians team in IPL 2016: Strong scope to defend title

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Adam Milne, Mitchell Starc, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Kane Richardson, Samuel Badree, Travis Head, Praveen Dubey, Vikramjeet Malik, Akshay Karnewar, Iqbal Abdullah, Sachin Baby, Vikas Tokas. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team in IPL 2016: Favourites to win IPL 9

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Gautam Gambhir, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Sheldon Jackson, Suryakumar Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Brad Hogg, Chris Lynn, Morne Morkel, Shakib Al Hasan. Jaydev Unadkat, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, John Hastings, Jason Holder, Colin Munro, Rajgopal Sathish, Manan Ajay Sharma. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team in IPL 2016: Some valuable purchases

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Ashish Reddy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Bipul Sharma, Karn Sharma, KL Rahul, Naman Ojha, Parvez Rasool, Ricky Bhui, Shikhar Dhawan, Siddharth Kaul, David Warner, Moises Henriques, Eoin Morgan, Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Yuvraj Singh, Ashish Nehra, Deepak Hooda, Mustafizur Rahman, Aditya Tare, Barinder Singh Sran, Ben Cutting, Vijay Shankar, Abhimanyu Mithun, Tirumalsetti Suman. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) team in IPl 2016: Well-balanced side after IPL 9

Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: MS Dhoni, Steven Smith, Faf du Plessis, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mitchell Marsh, Ashwin Murugan, Ishant Sharma, Kevin Pietersen, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, Rajat Bhatia, Ashoke Dinda, Scott Boland, Peter Handscomb, RP Singh, Adam Zampa, Ishwar Pandey, Deepak Chahar, Jaskaran Singh, Baba Aparajith, Ankush Bains, Ankit Sharma. Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) team in IPL 2016: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) remnants

Gujarat Lions (GL) TEAM FOR IPL 2016: Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, James Faulkner, Brendon McCullum, Praveen Kumar, Dale Steyn, Dinesh Karthik, Dwayne Smith, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aaron Finch, Eklavya Dwivedi, Andrew Tye, Ishan Kishan, Jaydev Shah, Shadab Jakati, Pravin Tambe, Pradeep Sangwan, Amit Mishra, Shivil Kaushik, Aksh Deep Nath, Sarabjeet Ladda, Umang Sharma, Paras Dogra. Gujarat Lions (GL) team in IPL 2016: Lions have bases covered ahead of IPL 9

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