Being a cricket fan, you must have been waiting desperately for the 11th edition of IPL (called vivo IPL 11) to be released which is no doubt, after the World Cup, is the biggest and most expensive cricket event. This event is hosted every year in India which is most obvious and being the most expensive event, millions of dollars are spent every year on each team. The total number of teams that take part in the tournament is 8. In this article, we are going to discuss IPL 2018 Teams, their squads, and the big player names who are taking part in the tournament. So, without any further do, let us now begin with it.
IPL 2018 Team Names:
Being a fan, you will definitely want to know the teams who are about to take part in this massive event. Since I have already mentioned that just like every year, there are going to be a total of eight teams who are about to take part in the tournament. So, now you can read the names of all the teams taking part in the event.
- Kolkata Knight Riders.
- Delhi Daredevils.
- Mumbai Indians.
- Rising Pune Super Giants.
- King XI Punjab.
- Gujarat Lions.
- Royal Challengers Bangalore.
- Sun Risers Hyderabad.
IPL 2018 Team Squads:
We will do another post on the complete list of players after the auctions of IPL 2018 which are scheduled in February. For now, we have got the latest updates about the IPL 2018 Team Squads such as how many players have been retained by franchises and how many have been sold. So, let us move on to tell you that.
Mumbai Indians: The biggest franchise Mumbai Indians managed to retain 20 players this years and released 8. They have spent about 544, 450, 000 Indian rupees on their team.
Kolkata Knight Riders: 14 players have been retained by this franchise and 9 were released. The Knight Rider spent 462, 500, 000 Indian Rupees from their purse.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: In the latest edition of IPL which is of 2018, Royal Challengers have managed to retain 20 players and they released 10 spending 531, 750, 000 Indian Rupees from their purse.
Delhi Daredevils: This year, by spending 445, 000, 000 Indian Rupees for their purse, Delhi Daredevils to retain 18 players and 7 got released.
Kings XI Punjab: The biggest team from Punjab managed to retain 19 players and released 4 this year. The budget they had to spend was 426, 500, 000 Rupees from their purse.
Sun Rise Hyderabad; The Sun Risers released 6 player this year while retaining 17 and spending 451, 000, 000 Indian rupees from their purse.
Rising Pune Super Giants: This team spent 469, 000, 000 rupees from their purse and managed to release 11 players and retain 16.
Gujarat Lions: The Gujarat Lions retained 18 players, released 8, and spent 516, 500, 000 India rupees for their overall budget and still have 143, 500, 000 rupees left.