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IPL 2021 Players Retentions List I List of Retained Players in IPL 2021 I

IPL 2021 Players Retentions List
IPL 2021 will be of eight teams. All the franchises have released the IPL 2021 Players Retentions List before the IPL 2021 Auction. IPL 2021 Auction is likely to be take place in the month of February.
IPL 2021 Players Retentions List
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Here is the IPL 2021 Players Retentions List:
  • Delhi Capitals: They reached to the IPL 2020 Finals. But, they still have released five players. While two players have been traded by them to RCB.

Players Released: Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tushar Deshpande, Mohit Sharma, Jason Roy.

Delhi Capitals Squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Anrich Nortje, Pravin Dubey, and Chris Woakes.

Players Traded: Harshal Patel and Daniel Sams

Slots Remaining: 8 (3 overseas)

Players Released: Chris Morris, Aaron Finch, Moeen Ali, Isuru Udana, Dale Steyn, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Mann, Parthiv Patel

Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad: Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Joshua Philippe, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahamad, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Daniel Sams (T), and Harshal Patel (T).

Slots Remaining: 11 (3 overseas)

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad: They reached to the third spot in the IPL 2020. Where they got defeated by DC.

Players Released: Sanjay Yadav, B Sandeep, Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen, Yarra Prithviraj

Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad: David Warner (c), Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Priyam Garg, and Virat Singh.

Slots Remaining: 3 (1 overseas)

  • Mumbai Indians: They are the most successful franchise in the Indian Premier League. Because they have won the tournament five times which is most by any team. They defeated Delhi Capitals in the IPL 2020 Finals. But, the main highlight was the release of their one of their most experienced and dependable bowler Lasith Malinga.

Players Released: Mitchell McCleneghan, James Pattinson, Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh

Mumbai Indians Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Mohsin Khan, Saurabh Tiwary, and Trent Boult.

Slots Remaining: 7 (4 overseas)

  • Kolkata Knight Riders: They have released five players from their squad. They have retained the likes of Dinesh Karthik and Andre Russel who had a disappointing last season.

Players Released: M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Chris Green, Tom Banton

Kolkata Knight Riders Squad: Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (c), Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Ali Khan, and Tim Seifert.

Slots Remaining: 7 (1 overseas)

  • Chennai Super Kings: They have released six players from their squad. Shane Watson has taken the retirement from all forms of cricket. So, he is the most obvious one who misses out. They have shown faith in Suresh Raina and they have decided to retain him. Although, he skipped the tournament last year due to personal reasons.

Players Released: Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Monu Singh, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay

Chennai Super Kings Squad: MS Dhoni (c), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, Narayan Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Josh Hazlewood, R Sai Kishore, and Sam Curran.

Slots Remaining: 7 (1 overseas)

  • Rajasthan Royals: They have released their skipper Steve Smith from their squad. It was a big decision and they have appointed Sanju Samson as their new captain. However, it seems like they want an Indian captain to lead this season. It will be interesting to seem him in the captaincy role. This responsibility can make him a big player. Kumar Sangakkara will be the Director of Cricket for Rajasthan Royals.

Players Released: Steve Smith, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Akash Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Curran, Anirudha Joshi, Shashank Singh

Rajasthan Royals Squad: Sanju Samson (c), Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, and Robin Uthappa.

Slots Remaining: 8 (3 overseas)

  • Kings XI Punjab: They have released nine players. Out of which, Glenn Maxwell and Sheldon Cottrell are the most expensive players they have brought last season.

Players Released: Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Hardus Viljoen, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Sheldon Cottrell, Jimmy Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Tajinder Singh.

Kings XI Punjab Squad: KL Rahul (c), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, and Ishan Porel.

Slots Remaining: 9 (5 overseas)

Franchises haven’t shown faith in the top guns (Lasith Malinga, Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell and Sheldon Cotrell). That is the reason they have decided to release them from IPL 2021 Players Retentions List. RCB and Kings XI Punjab have released ten and nine players. Both of them are looking to build the team again. So that they can take them ahead in the tournament.

 

 

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