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IPL squads: How the franchises shape up for 2021 Indian Premier League season

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Jos Buttler one of 13 England players contracted for 2021 Indian Premier League season; Eoin Morgan, Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes also among England contingent; Mumbai Indians are the defending champions after beating Delhi Capitals in the 2020 final

England white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan will captain Kolkata Knight Riders again during the 2021 IPL season

England white-ball skipper Eoin Morgan will captain Kolkata Knight Riders again during the 2021 IPL season

Here’s how the Indian Premier League squads look for the 2021 season following the player auction.

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CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

English players: Moeen Ali, Sam Curran

Other overseas players: Dwayne Bravo (West Indies), Faf du Plessis (South Africa), Imran Tahir (South Africa), Lungi Ngidi (South Africa), Mitchell Santner (New Zealand), Josh Hazlewood (Australia)

Indian players: MS Dhoni (captain), Ambati Rayudu, C Hari Nishanth, Cheteshwar Pujara, Deepak Chahar, Harisankar Reddy, K Bhagath Varma, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Narayan Jagadeesan, R Sai Kishore, Ravindra Jadeja, Robin Uthappa, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina

Sam Curran has been retained by Chennai Super Kings and will be joined at the franchise by Moeen Ali Sam Curran has been retained by Chennai Super Kings and will be joined at the franchise by Moeen Ali

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DELHI CAPITALS

English players: Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Chris Woakes

Other overseas players: Kagiso Rabada (South Africa), Anrich Nortje (South Africa), Steve Smith (Australia), Marcus Stoinis (Australia), Shimron Hetmyer (West Indies)

Indian players: Shreyas Iyer (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Lalit Yadav, Lukman Meriwala, Manimaran Siddharth, Praveen Dubey, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Ripal Patel, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Umesh Yadav, Vishnu Vinod

It's a thumbs up from me - Sam Billings will play for Delhi Capitals It’s a thumbs up from me – Sam Billings will play for Delhi Capitals

KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

English players: Eoin Morgan (captain)

Other overseas players: Andre Russell (West Indies), Sunil Narine (West Indies), Pat Cummins (Australia), Ben Cutting (Australia), Lockie Ferguson (New Zealand), Tim Seifert (New Zealand), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)

Indian players: Dinesh Karthik, Harbhajan Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Karun Nair, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Pawan Negi, Prasidh Krishna, Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Sheldon Jackson, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakravathi, Venkatesh Iyer

Destructive all-rounder Andre Russell will be a key man for KKR once again Destructive all-rounder Andre Russell will be a key man for KKR once again

MUMBAI INDIANS

English players: None

Other overseas players: Kieron Pollard (West Indies), Quinton de Kock (South Africa), Marco Jansen (South Africa), Trent Boult (New Zealand), James Neesham (New Zealand), Adam Milne (New Zealand), Chris Lynn (Australia), Nathan Coulter-Nile (Australia)

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Indian players: Rohit Sharma (captain), Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Arjun Tendulkar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Mohsin Khan, Piyush Chawla, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Tiwary, Suryakumar Yadav, Yudhvir Singh Charak

Jasprit Bumrah helped Mumbai Indians to a fifth IPL crown in 2020 Jasprit Bumrah helped Mumbai Indians to a fifth IPL crown in 2020

PUNJAB KINGS

English players: Dawid Malan, Chris Jordan

Other overseas players: Chris Gayle (West Indies), Nicholas Pooran (West Indies), Fabian Allen (West Indies), Jhye Richardson (Australia), Moises Henriques (Australia), Riley Meredith (Australia)

Indian players: KL Rahul (captain), Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Jalaj Saxena, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Murugan Ashwin, Prabhsimran Singh, Ravi Bishnoi, Sarfaraz Khan, Saurabh Kumar, Shahrukh Khan, Utkarsh Singh

England's Dawid Malan, the No 1-ranked T20I batsman in the world, was signed by Punjab Kings in the auction England’s Dawid Malan, the No 1-ranked T20I batsman in the world, was signed by Punjab Kings in the auction

RAJASTHAN ROYALS

English players: Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Liam Livingstone

Other overseas players: Chris Morris (South Africa), David Miller (South Africa), Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh), Andrew Tye (Australia)

Indian players: Sanju Samson (captain), Akash Singh, Anuj Rawat, Chetan Sakariya, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, KC Cariappa, Kuldeep Yadav, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shivam Dube, Shreyas Gopal, Yashasvi Jaiswal

Ben Stokes scored a century for Rajasthan Royals in the 2020 IPL (Pic credit - BCCI) Ben Stokes scored a century for Rajasthan Royals in the 2020 IPL (Pic credit – BCCI)

ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

English players: None

Other overseas players: AB de Villiers (South Africa), Glenn Maxwell (Australia), Adam Zampa (Australia), Dan Christian (Australia), Daniel Sams (Australia), Kane Richardson (Australia), Kyle Jamieson (New Zealand), Finn Allen (New Zealand)

Indian players: Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, KS Bharat, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Pavan Deshpande, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Shahbaz Ahmed, Suyash Prabhudessai, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal

AB de Villiers continues with Royal Challengers Bangalore AB de Villiers continues with Royal Challengers Bangalore

SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

English players: Jonny Bairstow

Other overseas players: David Warner (Australia, captain), Mitchell Marsh (Australia), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan), Jason Holder (West Indies)

Indian players: Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jagadeesha Suchith, Kedar Jadhav, Khaleel Ahmed, Manish Pandey, Priyam Garg, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Virat Singh, Wriddhiman Saha

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