IPL Season 10: IPL 2017 Teams List and Players
Last season of the Indian Premier League was undoubtedly its most exciting edition since the tournament’s conception. Not only a lot of cricket records were broken, but also the fans were kept heavily entertained throughout the season. The 2017 edition of the IPL is set to start from 5th April, as the BCCI revealed the schedule for the league. In this post, we take a look at how the eight teams have set up for this upcoming edition of the IPL. IPL team list 2017 is placed below.
|Teams||IPL Teams Squad players list|
|Mumbai Indians||Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Hardik Pandya, J Suchith, Jasprit Bumrah, Nitish Rana, Parthiv Patel, R Vinay Kumar, Shreyas Gopal, Siddhesh Lad, Lasith Malinga, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell McClenaghan, Tim Southee, Jitesh Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Punia, Jos Buttler
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Nicholas Pooran, Mitchell Johnson, Gowtham K, Saurabh Tiwary, Asela Gunarathne, K Khejroliya, Karn Sharma
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Virat Kohli (Captain), Harshal Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Sreenath Aravind, Yuzvendra Chahal, Stuart Binny, Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdulla, Shane Watson, AB de Villiers, Travis Head, Adam Milne, Chris Gayle, Akshay Karnewakar, Samuel Badree
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Pawan Negi, Tymal Mills, Aniket Choudhary, Praveen Dubey, Billy Stanlake
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Gautam Gambhir (Captain), Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Sheldon Jackson, Suryakumar Yadav, Ankit Rajpoot, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Shakib Al Hasan
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Trend Boult, Chris Woakes, Rishi Dhawan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rovman Powell, R Sanjay Yadav, Ishank Jaggi, Darren Bravo, Sayan Ghosh
|Kings XI Punjab||Glenn Maxwell (Captain), Murali Vijay, Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, Anureet Singh, Gurkeerat Singh, Nikhil Naik, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Wriddhiman Saha, KC Cariappa, David Miller, Shaun Marsh, Armaan Jafeer, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Hashim Amla, Mohit Sharma, Marcus Stoinis
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan, Matt Henry, Varun Aaron, Martin Guptill, Darren Sammy, Rinku Singh
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||David Warner (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Bipul Sharma, KL Rahul, Naman Ojha, Parvez Rasool, Ricky Bhui, Siddharth Kaul, Deepak Hooda, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh, Barinder Sran, Abhimanyu Mithun, Moises Henriques, Kane Williamson, Mustafizur Rahman, Ben Cutting, Vijay Shankar
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Tanmay Agarwal, Mohammad Nabi, Eklavya Dwivedi, Rashid Khan, Pravin Tambe, Chris Jordan, Ben Laughlin, Mohammed Siraj
|Delhi Daredevils||JP Duminy (Captain), Amit Mishra, Jayant Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammad Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant, Zaheer Khan, Quinton de Kock, Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Sam Billings, SK Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Chama Milind, Karun Nair
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Angelo Mathews, Corey Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, Pat Cummins, Ankeet Bawne, Aditya Tare, M Ashwin, Navseep Saini, Shashank Singh
|Rising Pune Supergiants||Steve Smith (captain), MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, du Plessis, Mitchell Marsh, Baba Aparajith, Ashok Dinda, Jaskaran Singh, Adam Zampa, Rajat Bhatia, Deepak Chahar
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Ben Stokes, Jaidev Unadkat, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Daniel Christian, Milind Tandon, Rahul Tripathi, Manoj Tiwary, Lockie Ferguson, Ankush Bains
|Gujarat Lions||Suresh Raina (Captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Pradeep Sangwan, Shivil Kaushik, Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo, James Faulkner, Dwayne Smith, Aaron Finch, Andrew Tye, Shabad Jakati, Jaydev Shah
Players bought in the IPL Auction: Nathu Singh, Basil Thampy, TS Baroka, Manpreet Gony, Jason Roy, Munaf Patel, Chirag Suri, Shelley Shaurya, Shubam Agarwal, Pratham Singh, Aksh Deep Nath, Ishan Kishan
A brand new season of the Indian Premier League is on the anvil. Last season provided some sensational matches and individual performances that saw records topple. However, come April 5 this year, the tenth edition of the tournament will get under way as all eight teams go hammer and tongs at each other for the ultimate prize. Let us take a look at some of the key players for every team.
First up are Gujarat Lions, who finished on top of the league table by sailing high on the backs of Suresh Raina and Brendon McCullum to finish the group stage with 18 points.. They also had the likes of Dwayne Smith and Aaron Finch, who dominated the battling attack for the Lions while Dwayne Bravo could prove to be a game-changer with both bat and ball.
Next up are Delhi Daredevils, who built a squad comprising of many young players. Even though they had a poor form last year, Quentin de Kock, Carlos Brathwaite and Rishabh Pant showed a lot of promise for the future. Their bowling was quite strong too, with Zaheer Khan and Imran Tahir leading the way.
JP Duminy has been named skipper of the DD this season and the South African should fulfill a major role with the bat for the side. Quinton de Kock, Chris Morris and Kagiso Rabada should all be key players for the franchise this season.
Kings XI Punjab once again finished at the bottom of the table, for their second consecutive season. They had a decent squad with the likes of Shaun Marsh and Glen Maxwell, who left the squad owing to injury and personal reasons. While others such as Hashim Amla, Murali Vijay and Mohit Sharma tried to handle the situation, their efforts ended in disappointment.
But KXIP have been quite smart with their recruitment ahead of this year’s tournament. Eoin Morgan and Darren Sammy will play big roles along with Glenn Maxwell and Shaun Marsh while Axar Patel will look to build on his reputation.
Considering their neighbors from the East, we have Kolkata Knight Riders who finished at the fourth place in the table last season. Gautam Gambhir captained the side brilliantly, while Andre Russell and Yusuf Pathan held the fort in the middle order. They also had Shakib Al Hasan and Sunil Narine in the squad, to balance their overseas performers.
KKR bought three key players in the recent player auction with Trent Boult, Chris Woakes and Rishi Dhawan signing for the franchise. Dhawan should go straight into the starting lineup along with Boult.
Moving on to the Mumbai Indians, they entered the last season as the defending champions. But their flair faded pretty quickly as they failed to get a grip. Lasith Malinga was ruled out from the season due to injury, while Mitchell McClenaghan and Tim Southee handled the bowling. Considering their batting, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu and Kieron Pollard remained to be their key players.
Rohit Sharma will play a huge role for the MI this season if he is fit. Mitchell Johnson returns to the franchise and should play a key role along with Lasith Malinga and Jaspreet Bumrah. Kieron Pollard had a quiet season last time around and one would expect the big man to make amends in 2017.
As for their derby rivals Rising Pune Supergiants, they had a good squad last year which they eventually lost to injuries.
This year, Rising Pune Supergiants have appointed Steve Smith as skipper replacing MS Dhoni ahead of the new season. Both players should play significant roles for the team along with Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ben Stokes, who was a big money signing in the recently concluded player auctions. SRH bowling looks strong too, with Adam Zampa, R Ashwin and Ashok Dinda proving to be the impressive performers.
Moving on to the penultimate team, there’s Royal Challengers Bangalore, who were the runner-up. Their batting was the strongest in the season, with AB De Villiers and Virat Kohli dominating the show ruthlessly. They also had Shane Watson, Yuzvendra Chahal and Sreenath Arvind, to balance the team on the bowling front.
Skipper Virat Kohli will no doubt be one of the key players for the RCB this season along with Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers. Shane Watson’s wicket-taking abilities sets him apart while new boy Tymal Mills will also be raring to go.
Lastly, the defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad, who won the competition in great style. They were a consistent side with Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner leading the charge of the opening order, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mustafizur Rahman remained to be among the highest wicket takers in the League this season.
David Warner, who SRH were heavily dependent on last season will be one of the key players for the team. Shikhar Dhawan’s form has been patchy and the left-hander would want to make a big impression as well. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ashish Nehra pack a punch with the ball and the franchise spent big money on Afghan spinner Rashid Khan as well. The IPL Points table will be updated here match by match.