Finally ninth Indian Premier League has got 4 top teams from the league stage for playoffs. Gujarat Lions, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders are the four sides that will compete each other to become champions of Vivo IPL 2016. Two qualifiers and one eliminator will be played before the grand finale on 29 May.
KKR is the only side who has won Indian Premier League in the past as they were winners in 2012 and 2014. Rest teams have never won the league but this time they’ll be eager to claim the crown, especially RCB and SRH as they have been played several editions of the league while this is Gujarat Lions first ever IPL season.
Let’s have a look at the squads of playoff qualified teams in this IPLT20 season.
IPL Playoffs Squads
|Gujarat Lions||Suresh Raina||Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Ishan Kishan, Dwayne Smith, Aaron Finch, Akshdeep Nath, Umang Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shadab Jakati, Amit Mishra, James Faulkner, Jaydev Shah, Sarabjit Ladda, Shivil Kaushik, Pravin Tambe, Pradeep Sangwan, Dinesh Karthik, Eklavya Dwivedi, Paras Dogra, Andrew Tye, Praveen Kumar. Read more about team here.||McCullum, Bravo, Raina, Finch, D. Smith, Jadeja|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Virat Kohli||AB De Villiers, Chris Gayle, Stuart Binny, Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson, Akshay Karnewar, Praveen Dubey, KL Rahul, Vikas Tokas, Vikramjeet Malik, Iqbal Abdulla, Varun Aaron, Sachin Baby, Kane Richardson, Sarfaraz Khan, Abu Nechim Ahmed, Sreenath Arvind, Travis Head, Parvez Rasool, Chris Jordan, Samuel Badree, Mandeep Singh, Yuzvendra Singh Chahal, Harshal Patel, David Wiese. Read more about team here.||Kohli, Gayle, De Villiers, Watson, KL Rahul, Chahal|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||David Warner||Yuvraj Singh, Moises Henriques, Kane Williamson, Vijay Shankar, Tirumalasetti Suman, Aditya Tare, Ashish Nehra, Deepak Hooda, Shikhar Dhawan, Naman Ojha, Brinder Singh Sran, Abhimanyu Mithun, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ben Cutting, Karn Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Bipul Sharma, Eoin Morgan, Ricky Bhui, Mustafizur Rahman, Siddarth Kaul. Read more about team here.||Warner, Yuvraj, Williamson, Dhawan, Mustafizur, Bhuvneshwar|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Gautam Gambhir||Robin Uthappa, Suryakumaar Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Jason Holder, Manan Ajay Sharma, Chris Lynn, Rajagopal Sathish, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Jaydev Unadkat, Manish Pandey, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Shaun Tait, Morne Morkel, Colin Munro, Umesh Yadav, Sunil Narine, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Singh Yadav, Andre Russell, Brad Hogg. Read more about team here.||Gambhir, Y. Pathan, Uthappa, Pandey, Narine, Shakib|