The players draft for two new teams of Vivo Indian Premier League 2016 has been set to be held on 15 December in Mumbai. “New Rising Pune” and “Intex Rajkot” teams will get a maximum of 5 players each from the released 50 players list. IPL have announced the list of player for draft.

The draft contains several cricketers from around the globe. Obviously there are some big guns in the draft as these players were used to play in Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. These two teams won previous IPL seasons and now facing two years ban which lead governing council to announce fresh two franchises for next two seasons.

See more: All you need to know about IPL Players draft

Both Pune and Rajkot franchises will be looking to have some top cricketers in the side for 9th IPL edition. IPL 2016 players auction will be held on 6 February in Bangalore. Let’s have a look at the complete players list for players draft.

List of Players for IPL 2016 Draft

Player Country IPL Matches
Suresh Raina India 132
MS Dhoni India 129
Ravindra Jadeja India 111
Irfan Pathan India 98
Ravichandran Ashwin India 97
Dwayne Bravo West Indies 91
Rajat Bhatia India 82
Ajinkya Rahane India 81
Shane Watson Australia 78
Brendon McCullum New Zealand 76
Ashish Nehra India 74
Abhishek Nayar India 60
Michael Hussey Australia 59
Stuart Binny India 58
Mithun Manhas India 55
Dhawal Kulkarni India 52
Dwayne Smith West Indies 52
Mohit Sharma India 47
Steven Smith Australia 46
Faf Du Plessis South Africa 45
James Faulkner Australia 45
Rahul Sharma India 44
Sanju Sampson India 38
Karun Nair India 27
Christopher Morris South Africa 27
Pravin Tambe India 26
Ishwar Chandra Pandey India 25
Dishant Yagnik India 25
Pawan Negi India 21
Ankit Nagendra Sharma India 17
Tim Southee New Zealand 15
Deepak Hooda India 14
Vikramjeet Malik India 13
Kane Richardson Australia 10
Juan Theron South Africa 10
Dinesh Salunkhe India 06
Samuel Badree West Indies 05
Rahul Tewatia India 04
Ronit More India 02
Barinder Singh Saran India 01
Ben Cutting Australia 01
Baba Aparajith India 00
Ankush Bains India 00
Eklavya Dwivedi India 00
Pradeep Sahu India 00
Pratyush Singh India 00
Sagar Vijay Trivedi India 00
Kyle Abbott South Africa 00
Matt Henry New Zealand 00
Andrew Tye Australia 00

What do you think about the draft? Which team buy which player?

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