Like IPL 2008 most of the teams have same players for IPL twenty20 2009 except few shuffles and few teams have changed their captain also. Few Franchises bought new players in their team and few have sacked few players from their squad. The tournament has already begun in the South Africa with two games producing unexpected results. Rajasthan Royals beaten comprehensively by Royal Challengers Bangalore and CSK beaten by Mumbai Indians.
The tournament will feature 59 matches in total, this time all the games will be played at Neutral Venue in South Africa. Top four teams with maximum points will qualify for the semifinal round. 1st and 2nd Semi Final will be played on 22nd and 23rd of May 2009. Final of IPL will be played on 24th of May 2009 in Johannesburg.
Here is the complete IPLtwenty20 Squad Lists for all team:
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Players From India: Rahul Dravid, Praveen Kumar, Anil Kumble, R.Uthappa, Virat Kohli, Vinay Kumar, Wasim Jaffer, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rangaraj Suthesh, Balachandra Akhil, KP Appanna, Sreenath Arvind, Jagdeesh ArunKumar, Saurabh Banderkar, Raju Bhatkal, Rajesh Bishnoi, Bharat Chipli, Gaurav Dhiman, Muralidharen Gautam, Shreevats Goswami, Kedar Jadhav, Ishank Jaggi, Karan Sharma, Sunil Joshi, Manish Pandey, Abhimanyu Mithun. Pankaj Singh, Udit Patel, Devraj Patil, Jitendra Patil, RK Sabharwal, Tinu Yohanan.
Foreign Players: Kevin Pietersen (Captain), Jessy Ryder, Dale Steyn, Ross Taylor, N.Bracken, Jaques Kallis, Mark Boucher, Cameron White, Roelof van der Merwe, Dillon du Preez.
Chennai Super Kings
Players From India: M.S.Dhoni (Captain), Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Parthiv Patel, S. Badrinath, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Manpreet Gony, Joginder Sharma, Palani Amarnath, R. Ashwin, Shadab Jakati, Viraj Vilas Kadbe, Arun Karthik, Sudeep Tyagi.
Foreign Players: Albie Morkel, Matthew Hayden, A.Flintoff, T.Tushara, Muttiah Muralitharan, Makhaya Ntini, Jacob Oram, George Bailey, S.Fleming.
Players From India: Virender Sehwag (Captain), Gautam Gambhir, Dinesh Karthik, Amit Mishra, Rajat Bhaitia, Ashish Nehra, Yo Mahesh, Pradeep Sangwan, Manoj Tiwary, Mithun Manhas, Yogesh Nagar, Aavishkar Salvi, Umesh Yadav, Tejasi Yadav.
Foreign Players: Glenn McGrath, Tillakaratne Dilshan, AB de Villiers, P.Collingwood, David Warner, Daniel Vettori, Owasis Shah, Dirk Nannes, Farveez Maharoof, A.McDonald.
Deccan Chargers Hyderabad
Players From India: V.V.S Laxman, Rohit Sharma, Pragyan Ojha, Dwaraka Ravi Teja, R.P.Singh, Venugopal Rao, Arjun Yadav, Abhinav Kumar, Azhar Bilakhia, Manvinder Bisla, Halhadar Das, Harmeet Singh, Jaskaran Singh, Doddapaneni Kalyankrishna, PM Sarvesh Kumar, Shoiab Ahmed, Tirumalsetti Suman, Paidikalva Vijaykumar.
Foreign Players: Adam Gilchrist (Captain), H.Gibbs, Fiedel Edwards, S.Styris, A.Symonds, Dwayne Smith, Nuwan Zoysa, C.Vaas, Chamara Silva, R.Harris.
Kolkata Knight Riders (Final Squad updated on 26/04/2009)
Players From India: Sourav Ganguly, Murali Kartik, Wriddhiman Saha, Anureet Singh, Ajit Agarkar, Ashok Dinda, Ishant Sharma, Laxmi Shukla, Yashpal Singh, Arindam Ghosh, Shoaib Shaikh.
Foreign Players: Brendon McCullum (Captain), Chris Gayle, Ajantha Mendis, Brad Hodge, Angelo Mathews, Mashrafe Mortaza, David Hussey, Charl Langeveldt, Moises Henriques.
King XI Punjab
Players From India: Yuvraj Singh (Captain), Piyush Chawla, Karan Goel, Taruwar Kohli, Irfan Pathan, Vikramjeet Malik, Vikram Singh, Amanpreet Singh, Ajitesh Argal, Ranadeb Bose, Uday Kaul, Sahil Kukreja, Wilkin Mota, Ryan Ninan, Ramesh Pawar, Ravikant Shukla, Sunny Sohal, Tanmay Srivastava, S.Sreesanth.
Foreign Players: Mahela Jayawardne, Kumar Sangakara, Ravi Bopara, Yusuf Abdulla, Luke Pomersbach, S.Katich, Burt Cockley, Jerome Taylor, Brett Lee, Shaun Marsh, James Hopes.
Players From India: Sachin Tendulkar (Captain), Zaheer Khan, Abhishek Nayar, Harbhajan Singh, Pinal Shah, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohan Raje, Dhawal Kulkarni, Chetanya Nanda, Ajinkya Rahane, Jaydev Shah, Rahil Shaikh, Yogesh Vijay Takawale, Saurabh Tiwary.
Foreign Players: Sanath Jayasurya, D.Bravo, J.P.Duminy, L.Malinga, Luke Ronchi, Graham Napier, M.Ashraful, K.Mills, Ryan McLaran, D.Fernando.
Players From India: Swapnil Asnodkar, Yusuf Pathan, Niraj Patel, Ravidra Jadeja, Munaf Patel, Kamran Khan, Siddharth Trivedi, Ganjendra Singh, Pushkaraj Chavan, Aditya Angle, Shidharth Chitnis, Raiphi Gomez, Parag More, Mohammed Arif, Naman Ojha, Abhishek Raut, Mahesh Rawat, Atul Sharma, Amit Singh, Paul Valthaty.
Foreign Players: Shane Warne (Captain), Dimitri Mascarenhas, Greame Smith, Tyron Henderson, Lee Carseldine, Shane Harwood, Morne Morkel, Rob Quiney, Shane Watson.