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IPL 2022 will witness the addition of 2 new teams as Lucknow and Ahmadabad are the two new franchises that are going to be part of the next edition, making it a 10-team event. As a result, more matches will be added to the tournament, where all the teams face each other in a double round-robin format during the league stage.

Due to the addition of 2 new teams, a mega auction is also set to take place ahead of IPL 2022. The old 8 franchises i.e. Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Punjab Kings, Delhi Capitals, and Sunrisers Hyderabad could have retained 4 players in their squad ahead of the IPL 2022 auction.

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According to rules, it can be a combination of 2 Indian players and 2 overseas players or 3 Indian players and 1 overseas player. Moreover, the teams can also retain any number of players they want to and also release all the players if they wish to.

Moreover, the two new franchises, Lucknow and Ahmedabad, will be allowed to pick 3 players from the pool of released players ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction. Those 3 players can be 2 Indian players and 1 overseas player. Below we talk a detailed look at IPL 2022 mega auction.

BCCI invites application for tender for one of the two new IPL 2022 teams. Photo-Twitter
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IPL 2022 Auction Date

The deadline to announce the retentions list for IPL 2022 was November 30, 2021. Later from December 1 to December 25, the two new franchises can pick their 3 target players ahead of the auction.

The exact dates for IPL 2021 mega auction are not revealed yet. However, it is expected to take place in the first week of January 2022. Many overseas and domestic players will go under the hammer during IPL 2022 mega auction. Like the 2018 mega auction, the IPL 2022 mega auction will unpack a lot of surprises for fans.

BCCI, IPL
BCCI, IPL. (Photo: Twitter)

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IPL 2022 News

The IPL 2022 retentions list have been announced by the 8 teams on November 30, 2021. The two new franchises can target 3 players- 2 domestic and 1 overseas- from December 1 to December 25. These 3 players can be picked from the pool of released players by the 8 franchises.

The salary purse for IPL 2022 auction has been increased to Rs. 90 crore per team. Earlier in IPL 2021, the salary purse for each franchise was Rs. 85 crores. The 8 teams can retain either 4, 3, 2, or 1 player or no players at all. However, they will have the respective deduction from their salary purse when they go ahead with these options. Below is the classification of the salary for the retained players.

MS Dhoni, Eoin Morgan
MS Dhoni, Eoin Morgan. (Photo: IPL)
  • For 4 players: Rs. 42 crores (1st player- 16 crore, 2nd player- 12 crore, 3rd player- 8 crores, 4th player- 6 crore)
  • For 3 players: 33 crores (1st player- 15 crore, 2nd player- 11 crore, 3rd player- 7 crore)
  • For 2 players: 32 crores (1st player- 14 crore, 2nd player- 10 crore)
  • For 1 player: 14 crores (if capped) and 4 crores ( if uncapped)

Affect on salary purse by retention of players

  • No Retentions- Rs. 90 Crore
  • 1 Retention- Rs.  76 Crore or 86 crore
  • 2 Retentions- Rs.  66 Crore
  • 3 Retentions- Rs.  57 Crore
  • 4 Retentions- Rs.  48 Crore
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IPL 2022 Players List

The 8 franchises have many overseas and domestic players in their squad. It was a tough call for these 8 teams to announce their retention lists, as they will have to part ways with many exceptional and popular players from the team. Below is the list of players who were a part of the IPL squads ahead of IPL retention 2022.

Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings (Image Credit: Twitter)

Chennai Super Kings

Domestic players- Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Narayan Jagadeesabn, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Imran Tahir, Robin Uthappa, Moeen Ali, K Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M.Harisankar Reddy, K.Bhagath Varma, C Hari Nishaanth, R Sai Kishore,

Overseas players- Faf du Plessis, Mitchell Santner, Dwayne Bravo, Lungi Ngidi, Sam Curran, Josh Hazlewood

Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals (Image Credit: Twitter)

Delhi Capitals

Domestic players- Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma,  Prithvi Shaw, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Lalit Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Ripal Patel, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, M Siddharth, Pravin Dubey, Vishnu Vinod

Overseas players-  Kagiso Rabada, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Woakes, Anrich Nortje, Steve Smith, Tom Curran, Sam Billings, Chris Woakes

Kolkata Knight Riders

Shakib Al Hasan, Kolkata Knight Riders
Shakib Al Hasan, Kolkata Knight Riders. (Photo: IPL)

Domestic players– Dinesh Karthik,  Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill,  Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Pawan Negi, Shakib al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Venkatesh Iyer,

Overseas players- Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan, Tim Seifert, Ben Cutting,  Pat Cummins

Mumbai Indians, IPL 2021, RR
Mumbai Indians (Image Credit: Twitter)

Mumbai Indians

Domestic players- Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav,  Krunal Pandya,  Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Mohsin Khan, Saurabh Tiwary, Piyush Chawla, Yudhvir Charak, , Arjun Tendulkar

Overseas players- Kieron Pollard, Quinton de Kock, Chris Lynn, Trent Boult, Adam Milne, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Neeshan, Marco Jansen

Punjab Kings vs MI, IPL 2021
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Punjab Kings

Domestic players- KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Shahrukh Khan, Jalaj Saxena, Utkarsh Singh,  Saurabh Kumar

Overseas players- Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Chris Jordan, Dawid Malan, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques, Fabian Allen.

Sanju Samson, Kartik Tyagi, Rajasthan Royals, IPL 2021, RCB
Rajasthan Royals. (Photo: BCCI)

Rajasthan Royals

Domestic players- Sanju Samson, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Kartik Tyagi, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Manan Vohra, Shivam Dube, Chetan Sakariya, K.C. Cariappa, Kuldip Yadav, Akash Singh.

Overseas players-Ben Stokes, Andrew Tye, David Miller, Chris Morris, Mustafizur Rahim, Liam Livingstone, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler,

Royal Challengers Bangalore
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Royal Challengers Bangalore

Domestic players- Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat,

Overseas players- Glenn Maxwell, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Daniel Sams, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Finn Allen, Scott Kuggeleijn

SunRisers Hyderabad, IPL 2021
SunRisers Hyderabad. Image Credits: BCCI

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Domestic players- Manish Pandey, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, T Natarajan, Abhishek Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar,  Wriddhiman Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Basil Thampi,  Jagadeesha Suchith, Kedar Yadav.

Overseas players- Kane Williamson, David Warner, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Holder, Mujeeb ur Rahman.

IPL 2022 Retained Players List

Shikhar Dhawan. Photo-IPL
Shikhar Dhawan. Photo-IPL

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The two new franchises can target 3 players after the old 8 teams announce their retentions list ahead of IPL 2022 auctions. Hence, The 2 new franchises can pick 3 players from the pool of released players by 8 teams.

These 3 players can be a combination of 2 domestic players and 1 overseas player. The teams will get time to target these players from December 1 to December 25, 2021.

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer (Image Credit: Twitter)

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)– Ravindra Jadeja (16 cr), MS Dhoni (12 cr), Moeen Ali (8cr), and Ruturaj Gaikwad (6cr)

Delhi Capitals (DC)– Rishabh Pant (16cr), Axar Patel (9cr), Prithvi Shaw (7.5cr),  and Anrich Nortje (6.5cr)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)– Andre Russell (12cr), Venkatesh Iyer (8cr), Varun Chakravarthy (8cr), and Sunil Narine (6cr)

Mumbai Indians (MI)– Rohit Sharma (16cr), Jasprit Bumrah (12cr), Suryakumar Yadav (8cr), and Kieron Pollard (6cr)

Punjab Kings (PBKS)– Mayank Agarwal (14cr), and Arshdeep Singh (4cr)

Rajasthan Royals (RR)– Sanju Samson (14cr), Jos Buttler (10cr), and Yashasvi Jaiswal (4cr)

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)– Virat Kohli (15cr), Glenn Maxwell (11cr), and Mohammed Siraj (7cr)

SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)– Kane Williamson (14cr), Umran Malik (4cr) and Abdul Samad (4cr)

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