List of 2012 Indian Premier League personnel changes
This is a list of all personnel changes for the 2012 Indian Premier League.
|Date||Name||Team(s) played (years)||Age||Notes||Ref.|
|2011||Sanath Jayasuriya||Mumbai Indians (2008–2010)||41||Did not return after being unsold in 2011 auction.|||
|2011||Makhaya Ntini||Chennai Super Kings (2008–2010)||33||Did not return after being unsold in 2011 auction.|||
|20 May 2011||Shane Warne||Rajasthan Royals (2008–2011)||41|||
|16 February 2012||Andrew Symonds||Deccan Chargers (2008–2010)
Mumbai Indians (2011)
The first transfer window was between 15 December and 20 January 2012 and included the following transfers.
|Andrew McDonald||Delhi Daredevils||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2012|
|Kevin Pietersen||Deccan Chargers||Delhi Daredevils||2012–13|
|Dinesh Karthik||Kings XI Punjab||Mumbai Indians||2012–13|
|Harmeet Singh||Deccan Chargers||Kings XI Punjab||2012|
|Rajagopal Sathish||Mumbai Indians||Kings XI Punjab||2012–13|
|Pragyan Ojha||Deccan Chargers||Mumbai Indians||2012–13|
|Ashok Dinda||Delhi Daredevils||Pune Warriors India||2012–13|
|Shreevats Goswami||Kolkata Knight Riders||Rajasthan Royals||2012–13|
|Ross Taylor||Rajasthan Royals||Delhi Daredevils||2012–13|
|Abhishek Jhunjhunwala||Pune Warriors India||Deccan Chargers||2012|
|Ali Murtaza||Mumbai Indians||Pune Warriors India||2012|
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The following players were either retained who played for the team last year as a replacement or a local Indian player who is selected to play for them without going into the auction.
Players bought out
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The following players were left out by their teams who were actually bought in the auction, or bought from Indian domestic circuit or played for a particular team for 1 season as a replacement player.
|Robert Frylinck||Delhi Daredevils||2011|
|Sridharan Sriram||Delhi Daredevils||2011|
|Vivek Yadav||Delhi Daredevils||2011|
|Rajesh Pawar||Delhi Daredevils||2011|
|Matthew Wade||Delhi Daredevils||2011|
|Travis Birt||Delhi Daredevils||2011|
|Mark Boucher||Kolkata Knight Riders||2011|
|Moises Henriques||Mumbai Indians||2011|
|Ray Price||Mumbai Indians||2011|
|Jerome Taylor||Pune Warriors India||2011|
|Nathan McCullum||Pune Warriors India||2011|
|Johan Van der Wath||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2011|
|Jonathan Vandiar||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2011|
|Nuwan Pradeep||Royal Challengers Bangalore||2011|
|Sarul Kanwar||Mumbai Indians||2011|
The following players withdrew from the tournament either due to injuries or because of other reasons.
|Darren Bravo||Deccan Chargers|
|Ishant Sharma||Deccan Chargers|
Players were signed as replacement of contracted players who were not available to play due to injuries and national commitments. Under IPL rules, the replacements have to be chosen from the pool of players who went unsold in the auction, and cannot be paid more than the players they are replacing, though they can be paid less.
|Player||Replaced||Team||Reason for replacement|
|Kyle Abbott||Rajagopal Sathish||Kings XI Punjab||Knee injury|
|Ben Cutting||Stuart Broad||Kings XI Punjab||Calf injury|
|Dwayne Smith||Mitchell Johnson||Mumbai Indians||Toe injury|
|Prasanth Parameswaran||Sreenath Aravind||Royal Challengers Bangalore||Knee injury|
|Gulam Bodi||Colin Ingram||Delhi Daredevils||Injury|
|Glenn Maxwell||Travis Birt||Delhi Daredevils||Injury|
|Tamim Iqbal||James Hopes||Pune Warriors India||Injury|
|Michael Clarke||Yuvraj Singh||Pune Warriors India||Cancer treatment|
|Marlon Samuels||Graeme Smith||Pune Warriors India||Ankle injury|
|Steve Smith||Mitchell Marsh||Pune Warriors India||Injury|
|Luke Wright||Tim Paine||Pune Warriors India||—|
|Richard Levi||Andrew Symonds||Mumbai Indians||Retirement|
|Owais Shah||Shane Warne||Rajasthan Royals||Retirement|
The players auction for the 2012 Indian Premier League (fifth season) was held on 4 February 2012 in Bangalore. Each player in the auction pool had a base price under which franchise owners cannot bid. Players were allowed to set their base price between $20,000 to $400,000. The auction was telecast live on SET Max, the official broadcaster of IPL.
IPL authority increased the number of players in each squad to 33 from the previous limit of 30 and also increased the salary cap by $2 million. Each team can have a maximum of 11 overseas players in their squad and they can spend up to $2 million at auction.
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- Pune Warriors India (PWI) retained Sourav Ganguly
- Royal Challengers Bangalore retain Chris Gayle
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- Pune Warriors India sign Marlon Samuels
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- List of Players Sold in IPL 2012 Players Auction
- List of Players in IPL 2012 Players Auction: IPL 5 Auction