The title-holders Chennai Super Kings already look a settled unit with 23 players in their squad.
Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were the two big releases by their respective franchises.
The franchises were allowed to retain a maximum of 10 players from the squads they’d constructed in the previous season.
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Pakistan, who actually made 135/7, lost two runs from their total as well.
"The whole time in Karachi, I didn't play hard ball,"
The tournament will be played over a duration of 100 days.
As the all-rounder from Baroda turns 34 today, there cannot be a more auspicious occasion to look back at his best moments in International cricket.
A replacement for Irfan Pathan has still not been found.
AB de Villiers will be seen playing for the Tshwane Spartans.