IPL 2021 Players Retention Updates: Veterans like Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Shane Watson, Harbhajan Singh, Lasith Malinga, and Aaron Finch have decided not to extend their IPL franchises.
IPL 2021 Players Retention Updates
3 big players of Australia, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, and Aaron Finch have suffered a big setback. All three have been released by their teams. Apart from this, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, and Lasith Malinga have also shown their teams out. On the other hand, Suresh Raina, who decided not to play in the IPL played in the UAE, has been retained by his team Chennai Super Kings. Come, find out which team has been excluded and which players have been retained.
Sanju Samson became the captain of RR
Sanju Samson of Rajasthan Royals has been made the captain of Rajasthan Royals. Earlier Steve Smith was the captain of this team. Sanju Samson made his IPL debut in 2013. Sanju Samson had scored 375 runs in 14 matches in IPL 13.
Written players: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer (captain), often Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lalit Yadav, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Praveen Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Enrich Nortje, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Daniel Symes.
Release Players: Mohit Sharma, Tusshar Deshpande, Chemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichane, Alex Carey, Jason Roy.
Money left: 12.8 crores
Players to pick: 6 (2 foreigners)
Written players: Sanju Samson (captain), Ben Stokes, Joffra Archer, Jose Butler, Ryan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Karthik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Robin Uthappa.
Release Players: Steve Smith, Ankit Rajput, Oshane Thomas, Akash Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Karan, Anirudh Joshi, Shashank Singh.
Money left: 34.85 crores
Players to pick: 8 (3 foreigners)
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Written players: Virat Kohli (captain), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Josh Phillippe, Pawan Deshpande, Shahbaz Nadeem, Adam Jampa, Ken Richardson
Release Players: Chris Morris, Aaron Finch, Moin Ali, Isru Udana, Dale Steyn, Shivam Dubey, Umesh Yadav, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Mann, Parthiv Patel
Money left: 35.7 crores
Players to pick: 13 (4 foreigners)
Kolkata Knight Riders
Written players: Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagerkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Famous Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Naren, Eoin Morgan (Captain), Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakraborty, Ali Khan, Tim Seifert.
Release players: M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddesh Lad, Chris Green, Tom Banton.
Money left: 10.85 crore
Players to take: 7 (1 foreign)
Written players: David Warner (captain), Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Johnny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Srivats Goswami, Siddharth Kaul, Khalil Ahmed, T.V. Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh.
Release Players: Sanjay Yadav, B.V. Sandeep, Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen, Yarra Prithviraj.
Money left: 10.75 crores
Players to pick: 3 (1 foreigner)
Chennai Super Kings
Written players: MS Dhoni (captain), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Narayan Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Angidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Rituraj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, R.K. Sai Kishore, Sam Karan.
Release Players: Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Monu Singh, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay.
Money left: 22.9 million
Players to take: 7 (1 foreign)
Kings xi Punjab
Written players: KL Rahul (Captain), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhasimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalakande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Singh Ishan Porel
Released Players: Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Hardas vilojan, Jagdish Suchit, Mujib ur Rehman, Sheldon Cottrell, Jimmy Neesham, Krishnappa Gautam, Tajinder Singh.
Money left: 53.2 million
Players to take: 9 (5 foreigners)
Written players: Rohit Sharma (captain), Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Suchit Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishaan Kishan, Jaspreet Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kairan Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lin, Mohsin Khan, Saurabh Tiwari, Trent Boult
Release Players: Mitchell McClenaghan, James Pattinson, Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter Nile, Sherfen Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh
Money left: 15. 35 crores
Players to pick: 7 (4 foreigners)
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