Finally, the most awaited part of the IPL 2021 Auction List announced to give a boost towards the engagement of fans in the upcoming season of IPL. On Thursday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has released the list of 292 Cricketers who will be appearing in the ensuing 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). If we talk about the beginning of IPL then it will be held on 18th February 2021. The number of Indian players in the edition is 164 and 125 overseas (Total= 292) cricketers will be taking part in the IPL 2021. Also, three players from Allied nations have been included in the list of the players.
Originally, a total of 1114 players had initially registered for the auction, the final list was prepared based on the shortlisted cricketers submitted by eight franchises. Let us tell you that, Harbhajan Singh and Kedhar Jadav are the only players who were chosen the highest slab of Rs. 2 Crore as their base price. They are together with Glenn Maxwell and Steve Smith (Australia), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), Moin Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy, and Mark Wood (England). Apart from this, 12 cricketers are in the auction with the base price of Rs. 1.5 Crore.
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Also, Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Yadav are made their place in the 11 cricketers with a base price of Rs. 1 Crore. The total number of players who come with the base price of Rs. 2 Crore is 10, Rs. 1.5 Crore is 12, Rs. 1 Crore is 11, Rs. 75 Lakh is 15, and Rs. 50 Lakh is 65. So, It looking very interesting to watch the matches with the best and brilliant players. Here we provide you the entire player list occupied by the teams.
- CSK has 19 players of which the number of overseas players is 7 and the total amount that the team spent is Rs. 65.1 Crores and the available slot is 6 and 1 for overseas slots.
- DC has 17 players with 5 overseas players for the team spent Rs. 71.6 Crores. The available slots are 8 and 3 for overseas slots.
- KXIP has 16 players of which 3 overseas players for the total amount that team spent is Rs. 31.8 Crores. Here the available slots are 9 and Overseas slots are 5.
- KKR has 17 players with 6 overseas players for the team spent almost Rs. 74.25 Crores with 8 players available for slots and 2 players for overseas slots.
- MI has 18 players of which the number of overseas players is 4 for the team spent Rs. 69.65 Crores. The available slots are 7 and overseas slots are 4.
- RR has 16 players with 5 overseas players for the team spent Rs. 47.15 Crores and the available slots are 9 and overseas slots are 3.
- RCB has 14 players with 5 overseas players for the team spent Rs. 49.6 Crores in which the available slots are 11 and overseas slots are 3.
- SRH has 22 players of which 7 overseas players for the team spent a total amount of Rs. 74.25 Crores. The available slots are 3 and the overseas slot is 1.
There is one of the three teams who will take the ability to win the match. Now, if we talk about the retained and the released players of the teams in the upcoming IPL 2021 then below we give the entire detail of the players who will be retained and released by the owners of the teams.
Chennai Super Kings
Retained players: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Faf Du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravi Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R. Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, and Lungi Ngidi.
Released players: Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, Monu Kumar, and Shane Watson.
Retained Players: KL Rahul, 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.
Released Players: Glenn Maxwell, Jimmy Neesham, Sheldon Cottrell, Hardus Viljoen, K Gowtham, Karun Nair, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, J Suchith, and Tajinder Singh Dhillon.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Retained Players: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Philippe, Mohammad Siraj, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pawan Deshpande, Adam Zampa, and Kane Richardson.
Released Players: Gurkreet Singh, Shivan Dube, Moeen Ali, Isuru Udana, Aaron Finch, Parthiv Patel, Chris Morris, Dale Steyn, Pawan Negi, and Umesh Yadav.
Retained Players: Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (WK), Chris Lynn, Anmolpreet Singh, Saurabh Tiwary, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, and Mohsin Khan.
Released Players: Lasith Malinga, Digvijay Deshmukh, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Prince Balwant Rai, James Pattinson, M McClenaghan, and Sherfane Rutherford.
Retained Players: Sanju Samson, 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, and Manan Vohra.
Released Players: Steve Smith, Akash Singh, Ankit Rajpoot, Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Tom Curran, Shashank Singh, Aniruddha Joshi, and Robin Uthappa.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Retained Players: Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Rahul Tripathi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Pat Cummins, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, and Tim Seifert.
Released Players: Tom Bantom, Siddhesh Lad, Chris Green, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, and Harry Gurney.
Retained Players: David Warner, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow, W Saha, Shreevats Goswami, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh, Rashid Khan, Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Nabi, Abhishek Sharma, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad, T Natarajan, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Basil Thampi, Shahbaz Nadeem, Siddarth Kaul, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Released Players: Billy Stanlake, B Sandeep, Fabian Allen, Yarra Prithvi Raj, and Sanjay Yadav.
Retained Players: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, R Ashwin, Lalit Yadav, Avesh Khan, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, and Chris Woakes.
Released Players: Mohit Sharma, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tushar Deshpande, Alex Carey, Jason Roy, Harshal Patel, and Daniel Sams.
So, the entire player list has announced by the officials and all the players will appear in the upcoming edition of IPL. It is clear that the IPL 2021 will be very entertaining because the auction says that the ensuing edition will be very grand and perfect. So, stick with us for more details and updates.