On Wednesday (20th January), all the eight teams have released their list of final retained players before the upcoming players’ auction for the IPL 2021. The IPL 2021 auction is likely to take place on February 16.
Wednesday was the last day for the pre-auction trading window. Now, all the teams can by additional players by using their remaining purse value, including their released players, during the upcoming players’ auction. The date of the next players’ auction has been officially announced yet.
- Mumbai Indians (MI)
- Delhi Capitals (DC)
- SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
- Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
- Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
- Rajasthan Royals (RR)
IPL 2021 Auction: Complete List Of Players Released And Retained By All IPL Franchises And Their Remaining Purse Value
Mumbai Indians (MI)
The record five-time IPL winners Mumbai Indians (MI) became the second IPL team to defend their title after winning it in the 2020 season. Earlier, before the playoffs, the points table leader earned 18 points.
Retained players: 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, Trent Boult, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan
Released players: Prince Balwant Rai, Digvijay Deshmukh, Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Sherfane Rutherford, Mitchell McCleneghan
Remaining Purse Value for IPL 2021 Auction: INR 15.35 Crore
Delhi Capitals (DC)
Delhi Capitals (DC) played their first-ever final of any tournament during the IPL 2020. However, their first final experience wasn’t positive anyway. Earlier, during the league stage, they finished in the second position in the points table with 16 points.
Retained players: Shreyas Iyer (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Daniel Sams, Pravin Dubey, Chris Woakes
Released players: Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohit Sharma, Jason Roy
Remaining Purse Value IPL 2021 Auction: INR 12.9018 Crore
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)
The 2016 IPL winners SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) were the third-best team in the IPL 2020 as they were eliminated by Delhi Capitals from the Qualifier 2. They also finished in the third position in the final IPL 2020 points table with 14 points.
Retained players: 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, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad
Released players: Billy Stanlake, Sandeep Bavanaka, Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav, Prithviraj Yarra
Remaining Purse Value IPL 2021 Auction: INR 10.75 Crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
The three-time IPL finalists Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) were the fourth-best team in the IPL 2020. In the Eliminator of the last IPL season, SRH eliminated RCB. Earlier in the league stage of that tournament, though RCB also earned 14 points, they finished in the fourth position in the points table due to lower net run-rate than SRH.
Retained players: Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Md. Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Joshua Phillipe, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson
Released players: Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Aaron Finch, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, Gurkeerat Mann
Remaining Purse Value IPL 2021 Auction: INR 35.90 Crore
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
The two-time IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) finished the IPL 2020 in the fifth position in the points table. While they also finished the IPL 2020 league stage with 14 points, they had the worst net run-rate to get eliminated before the playoffs.
Retained players: Eoin Morgan (C), Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Seifert
Released players: Chris Green, Harry Gurney, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Tom Banton
Remaining Purse Value IPL 2021 Auction: INR 10.75 Crore
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
The IPL 2014 runners-up Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) finished the IPL 2020 as the sixth-best team. They collected a total of 12 points in the end of the double round-robin system.
Retained players: KL Rahul (C), Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Darshan Nalkande, Harpreet Brar, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Mohd. Shami, M Ashwin, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan, Prabhsimran Singh
Released players: Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb Zadran, Hardus Viljoen, James Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, Tejinder Singh Dhillon
Remaining Purse Value IPL 2021 Auction: INR 53.20 Crore
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
The three-time IPL winners Chennai Super Kings (CSK) had their worst IPL experience during the IPL 2020 season as it was the first time when they failed to finish in the top four positions in the final points table. At the end of the league stage of the IPL 2020, CSK finished their journey in that season with 12 points.
Retained players: MS Dhoni (C), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curran, Josh Hazlewood, R Sai Kishore
Released players: Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Monu Singh, Shane Watson (Retired)
Remaining Purse Value IPL 2021 Auction: INR 22.90 Crore
Rajasthan Royals (RR)
The inaugural IPL winners Rajasthan Royals (RR) finished their journey in the IPL 2020 as the eighth or last-positioned side. However, they also earned 12 points but they had the lower net run-rate than KXIP and CSK.
Retained players: Sanju Samson (C), Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, Andrew Tye
Released players: Steven Smith, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, Varun Aaron
Remaining Purse Value IPL 2021 Auction: INR 34.85 Crore