IPL 2021: The value of the purse remains with each IPL franchise after full retention and release of players.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: With each passing day, fan excitement is doubled for the next IPL 2021. The 14th edition auction is not far from here. As requested by the BCCI, all franchises published the full list of players retained and released on January 20.
According to reports, the IPL auction will take place on February 16 and the entire franchise must be ready for the event. As the full list of players is now available, we will be looking at the purse value left with each IPL franchise after the player is retained and released, as well as the number of slots remaining.
Value of the purse left to each IPL franchise before the 2021 IPL mini-auctions:
Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Kedar Jadhav, Monu Sing, Shane Watson and Murli Vijay are among those released by the franchise ahead of IPL 2021. While CSK has retained its core and MS Dhoni will once again lead the team. Chennai management will head to the 2021 IPL mini-auctions with INR 22.9 crore and will need to fill one overseas and seven domestic niche.
Mumbai Indians (MI):
The five-time champions of the title are a team that can head straight to the 2021 IPL games without an auction. While the Mumbai Indians have retained their 11 key players, but Lasith Malinga, James Pattinson, Mitchell McClenaghan, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sherfane Rutherford, Prince Balwant Rai and Digvijay Deshmukh are among the released players. The defending champions have INR 15.35 crore in their wallet and need to fill seven spots domestically and four overseas.
Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB):
RCB’s published list includes Chris Morris, Aaron Finch, Moeen Ali, Isuru Udana, Dayle Steyn, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Mann and Parthiv Patel. While the franchise is with a handsome 35.7 crore of silver that remains with them. RCB must fill thirteen national slots and four abroad.
Rajasthan Royals (RR):
After releasing their skipper Steve Smith, the Rajasthan Royals saved a good sum for the 2021 IPL mini-auctions. Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Akash Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Curran and Aniruddha Joshi are the players released by the franchise. A purse value of INR 34.85 crore is available with the franchise for the purchase of three foreign players and eight Indian players.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP):
After a bad show at the previous year’s IPL, Kings XI Punjab bet with the release of no less than 10 players. Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Hardus Viljoen, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Sheldon Cottrell, Jimmy Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham and Tajinder Singh are the released players. The franchise has a market value of INR 53.2 crore for the upcoming purchase. The franchise will spend the money on five foreign players and nine domestic cricketers.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH):
Sunrisers Hyderabad is worth the purse of INR 10.75 crore after deciding to go with very little release. They released a total of five players, including Sanjay Yadav, B Sandeep, Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen and Yarra Prithviraj. The franchise must fill a niche overseas while four domestic players.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):
The KKR owned by Shahrukh Khan has opted for the same franchise. They only released five players – Tom Banton, Chris Green, Nikhil Naik, Siddharth M and Siddhesh Lad. The franchise has the value of INR 10.85 crore and must fill one foreign and seven domestic slot.
Capitals of Delhi (DC):
The franchise filled with young guys has the smallest market value – 9 Crores INR. The IPL 2021 finalist will have to fill two slots abroad and six national. Released players include – Mohit Sharma, Tushar Deshpande, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichhane, Alex Carey and Jason Roy.
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