IPL 2021: Squads for the upcoming season


The cash-rich Indian Premier League is back for another season and after the recently concluded auctions, here’s a look at the squads of the participating teams. Back-to-back title wins took Mumbai Indians’ tally to five trophies while Chennai Super Kings has three to their credit. Kolkata Knight Riders has two followed by Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad who have one each. Will the 14th edition see a new winner or will one of the previous winners prevail again? 

Chennai Super Kings (Champions: 2010, 2011, 2018)

Squad: MS Dhoni (c)(wk), Ambati Rayudu, Narayan Jagadeesan (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma,
Ravi Sai Kishore, Krishnappa Gowtham, Harishankar Reddy, Hari Nishaanth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhagath Varma
Overseas: Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Josh Hazlewood, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Sam Curran and Moeen Ali

Delhi Capitals (Best Finish: Runner-up 2020)

Squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant (wk), Axar Patel, Shikhar Dhawan, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Ishant Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Pravin Dubey, Lalit Yadav, M Siddharth, Lukman Meriwala, Vishnu Vinod, Ripal Patel and Umesh Yadav
Overseas: Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Woakes, Tom Curran, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Anrich Nortje and Sam Billings

Kolkata Knight Riders (Champions: 2012, 2014)

Squad: Dinesh Karthik (wk), Rinku Singh, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Karun Nair, Pawan Negi, Sheldon Jackson (wk), Vaibhav Arora, Venkatesh Iyer and Harbhajan Singh
Overseas: Eoin Morgan, Tim Seifert (wk), Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan and Ben Cutting 

Mumbai Indians (Champions: 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020)

Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Aditya Tare (wk), Anmolpreet Singh, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Dhawal Kulkarni, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Mohsin Khan, Anukul Roy, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Piyush Chawla, Yudhvir Charak and Arjun Tendulkar
Overseas: Quinton de Kock (wk), Chris Lynn, Trent Boult, Kieron Pollard, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Marco Jansen and Jimmy Neesham

Punjab Kings (Best Finish: Runner-Up 2014)

Squad: KL Rahul (c) (wk), Ishan Porel, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Sarfaraz Khan, Prabhsimran Singh (wk), Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Harpreet Brar, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mandeep Singh, Deepak Hooda, Shahrukh Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh and
Saurabh Kumar
Overseas: Chris Jordan, Chris Gayle, Dawid Malan, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Fabian Allen and Moises Henriques

Rajasthan Royals (Champions: 2008)

Squad: Sanju Samson (c) (wk), Anuj Rawat, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mayank Markande, Shivam Dube, Rahul Tewatia,
Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Chetan Sakaria, KC Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav and Akash Singh
Overseas: Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Mustafizur Rahman, Liam Livingstone, Jofra Archer, David Miller, Andrew Tye and Chris Morris

Royal Challengers Bangalore (Best Finish: Runner-up 2009, 2011, 2016)

Squad: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Navdeep Saini, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Pavan Deshpande, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Azharuddeen, KS Bharat, Suyash Prabhudessai, Harshal Patel and Shahbaz Ahmed
Overseas: Adam Zampa, Joshua Phillipe (wk), AB de Villiers (wk), Kane Richardson, Kylie Jamieson, Dan Christian, Glenn Maxwell and Daniel Sams

Sunrisers Hyderabad (Champions: 2016)

Squad: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Vijay Shankar, T Natarajan and
Jagadeesha Suchith
Overseas: David Warner (c) (inset), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Kane Williamson, Mitchell Marsh, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Jason Holder



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