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NEW DELHI: New entrants Sahara Pune Warriors registered all 30 players for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League which will start from April 8 while Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Kolkata Knight Riders which failed to make it to the semifinals during the past three editions have only 20 on their roster.
According to a media release, defending champions and runners-up Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have got 24 and 23 players registered respectively.
The Delhi Daredevils registered 29 players, RCB has 25 players. Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Deccan Chargers and Rajasthan Royals have named 27 players for the cash-rich league. Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia co-owned Kings XI Punjab have named 23 players for the coming edition.
While Rajasthan Royals who were penalised financially exhausted their full purse, Mumbai Indians had only $1739 of their $9 million purse remaining.
This is due to MI opting to retain four players—- Sachin Tendulkar, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga and Harbhajan Singh for $4.5 million.
Deccan Chargers had the maximum amount $1.49 million (left) after the buy-outs followed by KXIP who had $1.46 million (approx) left.