IPL player registration closed on February 4th with 1097 players (814 Indians and 283 foreign players) registered to participate in the 2021 IPL auction which will take place in Chennai on February 18th.
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IPL 2021 auction in Chennai on February 18
The breakdown is as below:
Indian Capped (21 players)
Capped International (186 players)
Associate (27 players)
Uncapped Indian players who have played at least 1 IPL match (50 players)
Foreign uncapped players who have played at least 1 IPL match (2 players)
Uncapped Indians (743 players)
Uncapped International (68 players)
Of the 283 foreign players registered, the maximum came from the West Indies with 56, followed by 42 from Australia.
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The breakdown by country of 283 foreign players is shown below:
|United Arab Emirates||9|
If each franchise were to have the maximum of 25 players on their squad, 61 players will be taken into the auction (of which up to 22 can be foreign players). The auction will start from 3 p.m. Teams are allowed a maximum of 25 players each: Royal Challengers Bangalore (13), Kings XI Punjab (9), Rajasthan Royals (8) and Knight Riders (8) have the most pitches, while Sunrisers Hyderabad (3) has the least. Here is the full breakdown of players retained and released by the eight teams and purse left with each deductible.
RECEIVED PLAYERS: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Quinton de Kock, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohshar, Khan Rahul Cha
RELEASED PLAYERS: Mitchell McCleneghan, James Pattinson, Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sherfane Rutherford, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai Singh.
Auction market on the left: 15.35 CR
Retention of IPL 2021 players: Malinga and McClenaghan freed by Mumbai Indians
Chennai Super Kings
RECEIVED 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, Lungi Ngidi
RELEASED PLAYERS: Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson (retired), Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay, Monu Kumar, Harbhajan Singh
Auction market on the left: 22.9 CR
IPL 2021 player retention: CSK retains Raina and releases Chawla and Jadhav
Calcutta knight horsemen
RECEIVED PLAYERS: 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 Cummravins, Rahul Tripkarthy, Varun Chaathi, , Harry Gurney, Ali Khan
RELEASED PLAYERS: Mr. Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Chris Green, Tom Banton
Auction market on the left: 10.85 CR
IPL 2021 detention: KKR retains Kuldeep Yadav and releases Tom Banton, Siddhesh Lad
Royal Challengers Bangalore
RECEIVED PLAYERS: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Philippe, Mohammad Siraj, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pawan Deshpande, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson.
RELEASED PLAYERS: Chris Morris, Aaron Finch, Moeen Ali, Isuru Udana, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Mann, Parthiv Patel (retired), Dale Steyn (unsubscribed)
Auction market on the left: 35.7 cr
IPL 2021 player retention: RCB frees Aaron Finch and Chris Morris
RECEIVED PLAYERS: David Warner, 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 Sam Ahmed, T. Shankan Vad Sa , Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh
RELEASED PLAYERS: Sanjay Yadav, Sandeep Bhavanka, Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen and Yarra Prithviraj
Auction market on the left: 10.75 CR
Retention of IPL 2021 players: Sunrisers Hyderabad retains Natarajan; free Allen and Stanlake
Kings XI Punjab
RECEIVED 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, Ishan Porel.
RELEASED PLAYERS: Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, K Gowtham, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Jimmy Neesham, Hardus Viljoen and Karun Nair
Auction market on the left: 53.2 CR
IPL 2021 retention: Kings XI Punjab releases Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Cottrell
Royals of Rajasthan
RECEIVED PLAYERS: Sanju Samson, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Robin Uthappa, David Miller, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Anuj Rawat
RELEASED PLAYERS: Steve Smith, Varun Aaron, Tom Curran, Ankit Rajpoot, Aniruddha Joshi, Shashank Singh, Oshane Thomas, Akash Singh
Auction market on the left: 34.85 CR
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RECEIVED PLAYERS: Shreyas Iyer, Pantalon Rishabh, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Pravin Dubey, Lalit Yadav, Chris Woakes ,
2021 IPL Player Retention: Delhi Capitals Retains Shaw, Rahane; releases Lamichhane and Carey
RELEASED PLAYERS: Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichhane, Alex Carey, Mohit Sharma, Tushar Deshpande, Jason Roy.
PLAYERS EXCHANGED: Harshal Patel, Daniel Sams (traded players at RCB)
Auction market on the left: 12.8 CR