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Indian Premier League (IPL) Teams

The eight teams taking part in IPL are Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Deccan Chargers, Rajasthan Royals, Bangalore Royal Challengers, Delhi Daredevils, and Kings XI Punjab. Teams play each other twice in a round robin system, with the top four ranking sides progressing to the semi-finals.

Mumbai Indians

Owned by Mr. Mukesh Ambani and Reliance Industries Limited for $111.9 million.

Batsmen
  • Sachin Tendulkar (Captain)
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Robin Uthappa
  • Loots Bosman
  • Ashwell Prince
  • Ajinkya Rahane
  • Manish Pandey
  • Saurabh Tiwary
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Shaun Pollock
  • Abhishek Nayar
  • Dwayne Bravo
  • Dominic Thornely
  • Luke Ronchi - Wicket keeper
  • Yogesh Takawale - Wicket keeper
  • Pinal Shah - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Lasith Malinga
  • Dilhara Fernando
  • Ashish Nehra

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Owned by Vijay Mallya, the chairman of UB Group for $111.6 million.

Batsmen
  • Rahul Dravid (Captain)
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
  • Wasim Jaffer
  • Misbah-ul-Haq
  • Ross Taylor
  • Appanna K. P.
  • Bharat Chipli
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Jacques Kallis
  • Cameron White
  • Sunil Joshi
  • Balachandra Akhil
  • Virat Kohli
  • Ashley Noffke
  • Mark Boucher - Wicket keeper
  • Shreevats Goswami - Wicket keeper
  • Devraj Patil - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Anil Kumble
  • Zaheer Khan
  • Nathan Bracken
  • Dale Steyn
  • Praveen Kumar
  • Abdur Razzak
  • Vinay Kumar

Deccan Chargers

Owned by Deccan Chronicle for $107 million.

Batsmen
  • V. V. S. Laxman (Captain)
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Herschelle Gibbs
  • Venugopal Rao
  • Chamara Silva
  • Arjun Yadav
  • Paidikalva Vijaykumar
  • D Ravi Teja
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Andrew Symonds
  • Shahid Afridi
  • Scott Styris
  • Sanjay Bangar
  • Adam Gilchrist - Wicket keeper
  • Halhadar Das - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Rudra Pratap Singh
  • Chaminda Vaas
  • Nuwan Zoysa
  • Pragyan Ojha
  • Doddapaneni Kalyankrishna
  • M Sarveesh Kumar

Chennai Super Kings

Owned by India Cements and N Srinivasan for $91 million.

Batsmen
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Stephen Fleming
  • Suresh Raina
  • Michael Hussey
  • Anirudha Srikkanth
  • Subramaniam Badrinath
  • Arun Karthik
  • Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Jacob Oram
  • Albie Morkel
  • Shadab Jakati
  • Abhinav Mukund
  • Viraj Kadbe
  • Napoleon Einstein
  • Selvam Suresh Kumar
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain) - Wicket keeper
  • Parthiv Patel - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
  • Joginder Sharma
  • Makhaya Ntini
  • R Ashwin
  • Manpreet Gony
  • Lakshmipathy Balaji
  • Palani Amarnath

Delhi DareDevils

Owned by GMR Holdings for $84 million.

Batsmen
  • Virender Sehwag (Captain)
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Gautam Gambhir
  • Manoj Tiwary
  • Shikhar Dhawan
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Daniel Vettori
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Farveez Maharoof
  • Rajat Bhatia
  • Mithun Manhas
  • Mayank Tehlan
  • Dinesh Karthik - Wicket keeper
  • AB de Villiers - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Mohammad Asif
  • Glenn McGrath
  • Brett Geeves
  • Pradeep Sangwan
  • Yo Mahesh
  • Amit Mishra

Kings XI Punjab

Owned by Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Karan Paul (Apeejay Surendera Group) and Mohit Burman (Dabur) for $76 million.

Batsmen
  • Yuvraj Singh (Captain)
  • Mahela Jayawardene
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • Simon Katich
  • Luke Pomersbach
  • Karan Goel
  • Uday Kaul
  • Tanmay Srivastava
  • Sahil Kukreja
  • Sunny Sohal
  • Shaun Marsh
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Irfan Pathan
  • Ramesh Powar
  • James Hopes
  • Wilkin Mota
  • Kumar Sangakkara - Wicket keeper
  • Pankaj Dharmani - Wicket keeper
  • Nitin Saini - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Brett Lee
  • Shanthakumaran Sreesanth
  • Piyush Chawla
  • Vikram Raj Vir Singh
  • Kyle Mills
  • Ajitesh Argal
  • Rishi Dhawan

Kolkata Knight Riders

Owned by Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawla Mehta and Jai Mehta (Red Chillies Entertainment) for $75.09 million.

Batsmen
  • David Hussey
  • Ricky Ponting
  • Salman Butt
  • Akash Chopra
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • Rohan Banerjee
  • Yashpal Singh
  • Debabrata Das
  • Brad Hodge
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Sourav Ganguly (Captain)
  • Chris Gayle
  • Ajit Agarkar
  • Mohammad Hafeez
  • Iqbal Abdulla
  • Laxmi Ratan Shukla
  • Tatenda Taibu - Wicket keeper
  • Wriddhiman Saha - Wicket keeper
  • Brendon McCullum - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Ishant Sharma
  • Shoaib Akhtar
  • Murali Kartik
  • Umar Gul
  • Siddarth Kaul
  • Ranadeb Bose
  • Sourashish Lahiri
  • Ashoke Dinda

Rajasthan Royals

Owned by Emerging Media (Manoj Badale, Lachlan Murdoch, Suresh Chellaram) for $67 million.

Batsmen
  • Graeme Smith
  • Mohammad Kaif
  • Younis Khan
  • Anoop Revandkar
  • Taruwar Kohli
  • Niraj Patel
All Rounders/Wicket Keepers
  • Yusuf Pathan
  • Dimitri Mascarenhas
  • Shane Watson
  • Sohail Tanvir
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Siddharth Trivedi
  • Swapnil Asnodkar
  • Sumit Khatri
  • Kamran Akmal - Wicket keeper
  • Mahesh Rawat - Wicket keeper
Bowlers
  • Shane Warne (Captain)
  • Munaf Patel
  • Pankaj Singh
  • Morne Morkel