RCB Team 2022: Check team updates and full team squad in mega auction | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bangalore were one of the teams looking for a new captain going into the mega auction, after Virat Kohli stepped down from the captaincy at the end of the last season. And they bagged experienced former South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis for Rs 7 crore as one of the prime candidates to lead the side.
RCB went big to retain last season’s Purple Cap winner Harshal Patel, spending Rs 10.75 crore for the pacer. They also signed Sri Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga for the similar price, making the duo their joint biggest buy of the auction.
Retained: Virat Kohli (Rs 15 crore), Glenn Maxwell (Rs 11 crore), Mohammed Siraj (Rs 7 crore)
Bought at Auction: Harshal Patel (10.75 crore), Wanindu Hasaranga (Rs 10.75 crore), Josh Hazlewood (Rs 7.75 crore), Faf du Plessis (Rs 7 crore), Dinesh Karthik (Rs 5.5 crore), Anuj Rawat (Rs 3.4 crore), Shahbaz Ahmed (Rs 2.4 crore), David Willey (Rs 2 crore), Sherfane Rutherford (Rs 1 crore), Mahipal Lomror (Rs 95 lakh), Fin Allen (Rs 80 lakh), Jason Behrendorff (Rs 75 lakh), Siddharth Kaul (Rs 75 lakh), Karn Sharma (Rs 50 lakh), Suyash Prabhudessai (Rs 30 lakh), Chama Millind (Rs 25 lakh), Aneeshwar Gautam (Rs 20 lakh), Luvnith Sisodia (Rs 20 lakh), Akash Deep (Rs 20 lakh)
Purse Spent: 88.45 crore
Purse Remaining: Rs 1.55 crore
Squad Strength: 22 (14 Indians, 8 overseas)

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