IPL Retention: Before the mini auction, all the teams have to retain the players. November 15 means that this deadline will expire from today.
The excitement for IPL 2023 (IPL 2023) has started. The mini auction will be held on December 23 in Kochi. However, before the mini auction, all teams have to retain players. November 15 means that this deadline will expire from today. In such a situation, let’s know which teams have finalized the names so far regarding the retention and release of players.. Like IPL 2022, IPL 2023 also has a total of 10 teams. All teams are releasing some players to keep money in their wallets before entering the 2023 mini-auction.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)..
4 time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings are looking for good players to add to their strength. IPL 2023 wants to end this search in the mini auction.
Players retained by CSK: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dubey, Rituraj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Mukesh Chaudhary, Dwayne Pretorius, Deepak Chahar
Players released from CSK: Chris Jordan, Adam Milne, Narayan Jagadeesan, Mitchell Santner
Mumbai Indians (MI)..
IPL 2022 did not go well for Mumbai Indians. But, the team is in a mood to perform better in the next season i.e. IPL 2023. For this, Mumbai traded Jason Behrendorff from Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Mumbai Retained Players: Rohit Sharma, Devald Brewis, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Daniel Sams, Tim Davids, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, Tristan Stubbs, Tilak Verma.
Players released by MI: Fabian Allen, Kieran Pollard, Timal Mills, Mayank Markande, Hrithik Shokin
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
The 16th season of IPL is going to happen. But Royal Challengers Bangalore are looking forward to their first trophy. To end this wait, they want to form a strong team.
Players retained by RCB: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Vanindu Hasranga, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammad Siraj, Harshal Patel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Rajat Patidar
RCB released players: Siddharth Kaul, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Akash Deep
Gujarat Titans (GT)..
Gujarat Titans debut in IPL 2022. This team became the champion in the first season itself. Now to sustain that success, the team is looking to add some more players with the help of mini auction.
GT Retained Players: Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Shubham Gill, Abhinav Manohar, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Rahul Tewatia. Rahmanullah Gurbaz
Players released from GT: Mathew Wade, Vijay Shankar, Gurkeerat Man Singh, Jayant Yadav, Pradeep Sangwan, Noor Ahmed, Sai Kishore, Varun Aaron
Delhi Capitals (DC)..
Delhi Capitals have made a good team in IPL 2022 on a low budget. Through the mini auction, the team is trying to eliminate some loopholes.
Players retained by DC: Rishabh Pant, David Warner, Prithvi Shah, Rovman Powell, Akshar Patel, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Anrich Norkia, Kuldeep Yadav
Players released from DC: Shardul Thakur, Tim Siffert, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Ashwin Heber
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)..
Kolkata Knight Riders trade Lockie Ferguson, Rahmanullah Gurbaz for IPL 2023
Top Retained Players: Shreyas Iyer, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Varun Chakraborty, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Sheldon Jackson, Rinku Singh, Umesh Yadav
Players released from Kolkata: Shivam Mavi, Mohammed Nabi, Chamika Karunaratne, Ramesh Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, Aaron Finch
Rajasthan Royals (RR)..
Through the IPL 2023 mini auction, Rajasthan Royals will also want to correct some of the flaws in their squad. For this, the team may also see the release of some players.
Top Retained Players: Sanju Samson, Yashaswi Jaiswal, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shimran Hetmyer, Trent Boult, Jimmy Neesham, Famous Krishna, Obed McCoy
Players likely to be released: Navdeep Saini, Daryl Mitchell, Rassie van der Dussen, Corbin Bass
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)..
There has been no announcement regarding the retention and release of Lucknow Super Giants players. However, Manish Pandey is believed to be one of the big names that could be released. Apart from this, Ankit Rajput and Andrew Tye can also come in that list.
Punjab Kings (PBKS)..
Punjab Kings have already taken a crucial decision regarding the captaincy. Shikhar Dhawan handed over the captaincy of the team for IPL 2023. And it remains to be seen who will be retained and released in the team.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).
Apart from Kane, Romario Shepherd, Jagadish Suchit, Karthik Tyagi, Sean Abbott, Shashank Singh, Fazal Haq Farooqui, Abdul Samad and Shreyas Gopal will be left by the Sunrisers management. And to know whether the Hyderabad team will retain Kane Williamson, we have to wait for the official announcement.