The two-time IPL champions retained 14 players including Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell and Sunil Narine, the three biggest players of their IPL team. The franchise went into the IPL auction with 9 slots available to fill. This Kolkata franchise also made the biggest headlines in the auction this time around for buying Pat Cummins for a sum of 15.5 crores, the highest ever purchase for an overseas player in IPL history. They also bought the 48-year-old Pravin Tambe for 20 lakhs.

PlayerRolePrice
Andre Russell (R)Batsman8.50 crore
Harry Gurney (R)Batsman75 lakhs
Kamlesh Nagarkoti (R)Batsman3.20 crore
Lockie Ferguson (R)Batsman1.60 crore
Nitish Rana (R)Batsman3.40 crore
Prasidh Krishna (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Rinku Singh (R)Batsman80 lakhs
Shubham Gill (R)Batsman1.80 crore
Siddhesh Lad (R)Batsman20 lakhs
Eoin MorganBatsman5.25 crore
Tom BantonBatsman1 crore
Rahul TripathiBatsman60 lakhs
Dinesh Karthik (R)Wicket Keeper7.40 crore
Nikhil Shankar NaikWicket Keeper20 lakhs
Sunil Narine (R)All-Rounder12.50 crore
Pat CumminsAll-Rounder15.5 crore
Shivam Mavi (R)All-Rounder3 crore
Varun ChakaravarthyAll-Rounder4 crore
Chris GreenAll-Rounder20 lakhs
Kuldeep Yadav (R)Bowler5.80 crore
Sandeep Warrier (R)Bowler20 lakhs
M SiddharthBowler20 lakhs