Which teams played wise and safe for IPL Auction 2020?

The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) took some tough decisions when the trading window was open and have also released some top players from the squad.
Which teams played wise and safe for IPL Auction 2020?

All the eight teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL) announced their released and retained a list of players ahead of the auction which is slated to take place on December 19 in Kolkata. The deadline for the same set for 5 PM on Friday and accordingly, all the franchises submitted their final list to the concerned authorities.

 
The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) took some tough decisions when the trading window was open and have also released some top players from the squad. They released David Miller, Sam Curran, Varun Chakravarthy, and Andrew Tye and have Rs 42.7 crore in their purse. The franchise should be more active in the auction now as they can pick nine more players with the available purse.
 
Mumbai Indians (MI), Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), the three of the top four teams in the previous seasons, have managed to retain most of their core players. They are left with the least purse among all the eight teams. Among all the teams, the CSK is left with only five slots to form a complete squad of 25 players and the Royal Challengers Bangalore have as many as 12 slots available. The Virat Kohli-led side can also pick as many as six overseas players in their line-up with Rs 27.9 crore left in their purse.
 
With the final list of the released and retained players announced by all the teams, here we have a look at the team-wise purse and a maximum number of players they will be able to pick in the auction.
 
Chennai Super Kings
 
Total Players in the squad: 20; Indian 14, Overseas 6
 
Available Slots: 5; Indian 3, Overseas 2
 
Purse Remaining: Rs 14.60 Crores
 
Delhi Daredevils
 
Total Players in the squad: 14; Indian 11, Overseas 3
 
Available Slots: 11; Indian 6, Overseas 5
 
Purse Remaining: Rs 27.85 Crores
 
Kings XI Punjab
 
Total Players in the squad: 16; Indian 12, Overseas 4
 
Available Slots: 9; Indian 5, Overseas 4
 
Purse Remaining: Rs 42.70 Crores
 
Kolkata Knight Riders
 
Total Players in the squad: 14; Indian 10, Overseas 4
 
Available Slots: 11; Indian 7, Overseas 4
 
Purse Remaining: Rs 35.65 Crores
 
Mumbai Indians
 
Total Players in the squad: 18; Indian 12, Overseas 6
 
Available Slots: 7; Indian 5, Overseas 2
 
Purse Remaining: Rs 13.05 Crores
 
Rajasthan Royals
 
Total Players in the squad: 14; Indian 10, Overseas 4
 
Available Slots: 11; Indian 7, Overseas 4
 
Purse Remaining: Rs 28.90 Crores Royal Challengers Bangalore Total Players in the squad: 13; Indian 11, Overseas 2 Available Slots: 12; Indian 6, Overseas 6 Purse Remaining: Rs 27.90 Crores Sunrisers Hyderabad Total Players in the squad: 18; Indian 12, Overseas 6 Available Slots: 7; Indian 5, Overseas 2 Purse Remaining: Rs 17 Crores



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