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Mumbai Indians are the defending IPL champions (Credits: BCCI)
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The auction for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to take place on December 19 in Kolkata and franchises have already started gearing up for the occasion. Few franchises have got their coaching staff replaced while few others are still in talks with others over the trading of players.

Though it has been confirmed that R Ashwin will stay with Kings XI Punjab, as confirmed by franchise’s co-owner Ness Wadia. There were reports that Delhi Capitals were in talks with Delhi Capitals to get the services of Ajinkya Rahane but there is no update on it yet.

The trading window closes on November 14 and the franchises have a month left to exchange players with other franchises.

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They also have an option to release players who they think did not do justice with the money that was paid to them. Before the auction, here’s a look at three IPL players who were paid big paychecks but they could not impress –

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