Sports desk. The IPL mini auction will start in the next few hours. Before the new season, all franchises have a big chance to add some new players to their team. There will be 250 players bidding in the auction. Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore have a good chance to bet on some new players. RCB will be eyeing three foreign players in this auction. Including Australia Glenn Maxwell, Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh, and Moises Henriques of Australia. Royal Challengers Bangalore has released 9 players this year. In such a situation, the team management will try to buy some foreign players. Royal Challengers Bangalore are overly dependent on captain Kohli and de Villiers. To ease this pressure, the team is considering the names of players such as management Glenn Maxwell.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: This team retained only 2 foreign players
Retain Players: 13, Foreign Players: 2, Available Indian Slots: 12, Available Foreign Slots: 6
Money spent: Rs 57.10 crore, available amount: Rs 27.90 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore retained these players: Bengaluru team Virat Kohli, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Devdutt Paddikal, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Shivam Dubey, Moin Ali, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers.
Royal Challengers Bangalore released these players: Akshdeep Nath, Colin de Grandholm, Dale Steyn, Henrik Klassen, Himmat Singh, Kulwant Khejrolia, Marcus Stoinis, Milind Kumar, Nathan Kulper-Nile, Prayas Ray Burman, Shimron Hetmyer, Tim Southee.