The preparations for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League has begun in full swing. On Wednesday, all IPL teams announced their list of released and retained players before the IPL 2021 auctions. KXIP, RCB, RR, CSK, MI, KKR, SRH and DC made their changes to increase their wallet's money before the IPL auctions in February.
The window for all eight IPL franchises to retain players in the 2021 IPL season has closed today. A total of 139 players were retained, while 57 players were released from their existing teams.
Kings XI Punjab Squad
Retained: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Arshdeep Singh, Darshan Nalkande, Mandeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Mayank Agarwal, M Ashwin, Mohd. Shami, Nicholas Pooran, Deepak Hooda, Sarfaraz Khan, Ishan Porel, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi and Prabhsimran Singh
Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad
Retained Royal Challengers— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) January 20, 2021
They are back! Introducing the Royal Challengers who will be donning the RCB Red and Gold to #PlayBold again in . #WeAreChallengers #IPLRetention #IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/3p9qAJGAsK
Rajasthan Royals Squad
Retained: Sanju Samson, Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Mahipal Lomror, Mayank Markande, Riyan Parag, Rahul Tewatia, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Robin Uthappa, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Kartik Tyagi, Anuj Rawat and Andrew Tye
Released: Steve Smith, Anirudha Joshi, Akash Singh, Ankit Rajpoot, Shashank Singh, Oshane Thomas, Varun Aaron and Tom Curran
Chennai Super Kings Squad
Retained: MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, KM Asif, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma, Sam Curran, N Jagadeesan, Lungi Ngidi, Ruturaj Gaikwad and R Sai Kishore
Mumbai Indians Squad
Retained: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Aditya Tare, Saurabh Tiwary, Jayant Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Mohsin Khan and Anukul Roy
Released: Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Mitchell McCleneghan, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai and James Pattinson
Kolkata Knight Riders Squad
Retained: Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Kuldeep Yadav, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Seifert, Sandeep Warrier, Rinku Singh and Prasidh Krishna
Released: Chris Green, M Siddharth, Harry Gurney, Nikhil Naik, Tom Banton and Siddhesh Lad
Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad
Retained: David Warner, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Jonny Bairstow, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Basil Thampi, Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammad Nabi, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mitchell Marsh, Priyam Garg, T Natarajan, Jason Holder, Abhishek Sharma, Shreevats Goswami, Abdul Samad, Sandeep Sharma and Virat Singh
Released: Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen, Sandeep Bavanaka, Prithviraj Yarra and Sanjay Yadav
Delhi Capitals Squad
Retained: Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Ishant Sharma, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Pravin Dubey, Lalit Yadav, Daniel Sams and Anrich Nortje
Kings XI Punjab – Rs 53.2cr
Royal Challengers Bangalore – Rs 35.7cr
Rajasthan Royals – Rs 34.85 cr.
Chennai Super Kings – Rs 22.9cr
Mumbai Indians – 15.35cr
Kolkata Knight Riders – Rs 10.85cr
Sunrisers Hyderabad – Rs 10.75cr
Delhi Capitals – Rs 9cr
Kindly log in to use this feature.