The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction is set to take place on December 19 in Kolkata. But ahead of the bidding process, the teams were given an opportunity to trade within themselves and franchises had to submit the list of retained and released players by November 14.
This has been one of the most active transfer windows of the IPL with several big names switching sides. The first major trade came in the form of Ravichandran Ashwin who was traded from Kings XI Punjab to Delhi Capitals. The former KXIP skipper was a major addition for the Delhi franchise who also added Ajinkya Rahane to their teams ahead of the season.
Ashwin who played 28 matches for KXIP bagged 25 wickets with the best figures of 3/23. He also scored 144 runs with the bat and guided them to 12 wins in the tournament. Ashwin joined Delhi Capitals from KXIP in a trade deal which saw them getting Rs 1.5 crore and Karnataka spinner Jagadeesha Suchith.
Rahane bid farewell to Rajasthan Royals and will represent for Delhi Capitals in the upcoming edition of the IPL. Delhi traded spinners Rahul Tewatia and Mayank Markande to Royals for Rahane who was the most-capped player for Royals as he played 100 games for the franchise.
Ravichandran Ashwin from Kings XI Punjab to Delhi Capitals
Ajinkya Rahane from Rajasthan Royals to Delhi Capitals
Trent Boult from Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians
Dhawal Kulkarni from Rajasthan Royals to Mumbai Indians
Jagadeesha Suchith from Delhi Capitals to Kings XI Punjab
Sherfane Rutherford from Delhi Capitals to Mumbai Indians
Mayank Markande from Mumbai Indians to Delhi Capitals
Ankit Rajpoot from Kings XI Punjab to Rajasthan Royals
Krishnappa Gowtham from Rajasthan Royals to Kings XI Punjab
Rahul Tewatia from Delhi Capitals to Rajasthan Royals