Bengaluru: West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer, who was released by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), became the costliest buy for Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction in Kolkata on Thursday (December 19).

Left-hander Hetmyer attracted a bid of Rs 7.75 crore from DC. The next highest bid was Rs 4.80 crore for Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis. Now, DC have 22 players for IPL 2020.

Also read: Full list of players sold at IPL 2020 auction

Next season will also see Ravichandran Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane playing for DC. Ashwin was traded from Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rahane from Rajasthan Royals (RR).

England’s World Cup winners Jason Roy and Chris Woakes were also bought by DC at the auction.

IPL 2020 squads: Kings XI Punjab | Chennai Super Kings | Royal Challengers Bangalore | Rajasthan Royals | Kolkata Knight Riders | Sunrisers Hyderabad | Mumbai Indians

Here is the full squad of Delhi Capitals

Squad strength: 22 (8 overseas)

Purse remaining: Rs 9 crore

Retained/Traded in (14)

1. Ajinkya Rahane (Traded in from Rajasthan Royals) (Rs 5.25 crore) — Batsman

2. Amit Mishra (Rs 4 crore) — Spinner

3. Avesh Khan (Rs 70 lakh) — Paceman

4. Axar Patel (Rs 5 crore) — All-rounder

5. Harshal Patel (Rs 20 lakh) — Paceman

6. Ishant Sharma (Rs 1.10 crore) — Paceman

7. Kagiso Rabada (Rs 4.20 crore) (South Africa) — Paceman

8. Keemo Paul (Rs 50 lakh) (West Indies) — Paceman

9. Prithvi Shaw (Rs 1.20 crore) — Batsman

10. Ravichandran Ashwin (Traded in from Kings XI Punjab) (Rs 7.60 crore) — Spinner

11. Rishabh Pant (Rs 15 crore) — Wicketkeeper

12. Sandeep Lamichhane (Rs 20 lakh) (Nepal) — Spinner

13. Shikhar Dhawan (Rs 5.20 crore) — Batsman

14. Shreyas Iyer (Rs 7 crore) — Batsman

Bought at auction (8)

15. Shimron Hetmyer (Rs 7.75 crore) (West Indies) — Batsman

16. Marcus Stoinis (Rs 4.80 crore) (Australia) — All-rounder

17. Alex Carey (Rs 2.40 crore) (Australia) — Wicketkeeper

18. Jason Roy (Rs 1.50 crore) (England) — Batsman

19. Chris Woakes (Rs 1.50 crore) (England) — All-rounder

20. Mohit Sharma (Rs 50 lakh) — Paceman

21. Tushar Deshpande (Rs 20 lakh) — Paceman

22. Lalit Yadav (Rs 20 lakh) — All-rounder