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FACTBOX-Cricket-Indian Premier League 2020 season

17 Sep 2020 / 18:02 H.

    Sept 17 (Reuters) - Factbox on the 13th Indian Premier League, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates deu to the COVID-19 pandemic and runs from Sept. 19 to Nov. 10 (teams ranked in order of last year's finish):

    MUMBAI INDIANS

    Last year: Champions

    Best finish: Champions (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)

    Captain: Rohit Sharma

    Coach: Mahela Jayawardene (Fourth year)

    Marquee players: Chris Lynn, Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, James Pattinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Trent Boult, Suryakumar Yadav, Sherfane Rutherford, Mitchell McClenaghan, Rahul Chahar.

    CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

    Last year: Runners-up

    Best finish: Champions (2010, 2011, 2018)

    Captain: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

    Coach: Stephen Fleming (10th year)

    Marquee players: Ambati Rayudu, Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwyane Bravo, Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Sam Curran, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, Piyush Chawla, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav.

    DELHI CAPITALS

    Last year: Third

    Best finish: Third (2009, 2012, 2019)

    Captain: Shreyas Iyer

    Coach: Ricky Ponting (Third year)

    Marquee players: Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Axar Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Alex Carey, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra.

    SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

    Last year: Fourth

    Best finish: Champions (2016)

    Captain: David Warner

    Coach: Trevor Bayliss (First year)

    Marquee players: David Warner, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Virat Singh, Jonny Bairstow, Priyam Garg, Mitchell Marsh, Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Sandeep Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem.

    KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

    Last year: Fifth

    Best finish: Champions (2012, 2014)

    Captain: Dinesh Karthik

    Coach: Brendon McCullum (First year)

    Marquee players: Eoin Morgan, Tom Banton, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine.

    KINGS XI PUNJAB

    Last year: Sixth

    Best finish: Runners-up (2014)

    Captain: KL Rahul

    Coach: Anil Kumble (First year)

    Marquee players: Karun Nair, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Deepak Hooda, Glenn Maxwell, KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Jordan, Sheldon Cottrell, Mohammed Shami, Ravi Bishnoi, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

    RAJASTHAN ROYALS

    Last year: Seventh

    Best finish: Champions (2008)

    Captain: Steve Smith

    Coach: Andrew McDonald (First year)

    Marquee players: Steve Smith, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Robin Uthappa, Ben Stokes, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Andrew Tye, Jofra Archer, Kartik Tyagi, Jaydev Unadkat.

    ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE

    Last year: Eighth

    Best finish: Runners-up (2009, 2011, 2016)

    Captain: Virat Kohli

    Coach: Simon Katich (First year)

    Marquee players: Virat Kohli, Aaron Finch, AB de Villiers, Chris Morris, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Parthiv Patel, Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa. (Compiled by Manasi Pathak in Chennai; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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