Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore had some pretty hefty deals during the 2019 IPL auction. Hard-hitting allrounder Shivam Dube was their costliest buy at Rs 5 crore, while West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer was purchased for Rs 4.2 crore. Here is the entire RCB squad that will take part in next year’s IPL.

The RCB squad looks strong on paper.
The RCB squad looks strong on paper.

Players bought: Shivam Dube (INR 5 crore), Shimron Hetmyer (INR 4.2 crore), Akshdeep Nath (INR 3.6 crore), Prayas Ray Barman (INR 1.5 crore), Himmat Singh (INR 65 lakh), Gurkeerat Singh (INR 50 lakh), Heinrich Klaasen (INR 50 lakh), Devdutt Padikkal (INR 20 lakh), Milind Kumar (INR 20 lakh)

Biggest purchase: Young all-round sensation Shivam Dube was the costliest buy for the franchise at Rs 5 crore.

Money spent: Rs 18.2 crore on seven Indian and two overseas players.