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RCB has retained most of their main players from their last year's squad. 9 indian and 5 foreign players has been retained keeping the team balance and chemistry. Virat Kohli became the highest paid IPL player after he was retained by Roayal Challengers Bangalore and they even had to pay him over the top. Kohli is not the only top Indian player retained, RCB has kept the likes of Varun Aaron and Mandeep Singh while some very promising local talent in Harshal Patel and Kedkar Jadhav will also remain with the team. As far as foreign players are concerned RCB has retained Chris Gayle, Ab De Villiers, Australia bowler Mitchell Starc, Adam Milne and David Wiese.
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RCB spent big on securing Shane Watson for record (9.5 crores0 while Stuart Binny (2 crores) is the only other main buy for RCB.
|NO#||PLAYERS RETAINED||IPL AUCTION BUYS|
|1||Virat Kohli (Captain)||Shane Watson (9.5 crores)|
|2||AB deVillers (South Africa)||Stuart Binny (2 crores)|
|3||Chris Gayle (West Indies)||Travis Head (50 Lakhs)|
|4||Mitchell Starc (Australia)||Sachin Baby (10 Lakh)|
|5||David Wiese (South Africa)||Iqbal Abdulla (10 Lakh)|
|6||Adam Milne (New Zealand)||Praveeen Dubey (35 Lakh)|
|7||Varun Aaron||Akshay Karnewakar (10 Lakhs)|
|8||Mandeep Singh||Samuel Badree (50 Lakhs)|
|9||Harshal Patel||Kane Richardson (2 Crores)|
|10||Kedar Jadhav||V Malik (20 Lakhs)|
|11||Sarfaraz Ahmed||Vikas Tokas (10 Lakhs)|