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Vivo IPL Auction 2021 To Be Held on February 18

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Vivo IPL Auction 2021 Highlights

The player’s auction for the 14th season of the Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is scheduled to take place on February 18. Accordingly, the eight teams would be looking to fulfil their squads in the auction room. Hence, the teams have traded some players in the Vivo IPL 2021 transfer window and have revealed the list of released as well as retained players ahead of the auction. On February 4, the player registration deadline ended and the initial list contained over 1000 cricketers from around the world. The teams submitted their respective shortlists to the BCCI on February 11 and eventually, 292 players (164 from India, 125 from overseas and 3 from Associate Nations) will go under the hammer at the venue of Auction, Chennai.

A total of 292 players have been listed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Now, they will go under the hammer in IPL 2021 auction. Also, all the teams have been instructed by the BCCI to use 75% of their purse value in the auction this year. It is noteworthy that the IPL 2021 auction will not be a mega-auction. The mega auction will only take place for the 2022 season.

As of now, a total of 8 teams are going to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The IPL 2021 teams will continue to remain 8 as the BCCI has chosen to go against the expansion of the league this year. It has been made certain by the BCCI that IPL 2021 will not see a massive up-gradation. However, the board has also maintained that a massive change will be brought to the 2022 edition.

IPL 2021 Teams

As of now, the 8 teams or franchises that are a part of the competition are:

  1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
  2. Delhi Capitals (DC)
  3. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
  4. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
  5. Mumbai Indians (MI)
  6. Rajasthan Royals (RR)
  7. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
  8. SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH)

IPL 2021 Team List

All the 8 franchises of the IPL had to submit a team list of players retained and a list of players released by each franchise for the IPL 2021 auction on January 21. Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, Lasith Malinga, Steve Smith, Chris Morris, Harbhajan Singh, and Piyush Chawla are the most notable names which have been released by the franchises.

BCCI asked for registrations from players of different countries after the release and retain list was submitted by the franchises. The deadline was February 04, 2021, for the same. A total of 1114 players sent their names for registration, out of which the BCCI finalized 292 players for the final list to go under the hammer. 

The Position of Teams ahead of IPL Auction are:

Chennai Super Kings

Retained Players: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Sam Curran, Josh Hazlewood, R Sai Kishore

Released Players: Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Monu Singh, Shane Watson

Available Purse Value: ₹ 22.90 Crore

Delhi Capitals

Retained Players: Shreyas Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Lalit Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Daniel Sams, Pravin Dubey, Chris Woakes

Released Players: Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohit Sharma, Jason Roy

Available Purse Value: ₹ 12.90 Crore

Kings XI Punjab

Retained Players: KL Rahul, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Darshan Nalkande, Harpreet Brar, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Mohd. Shami, M Ashwin, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan, Prabhsimran Singh

Released Players: Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb Zadran, Hardus Viljoen, James Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, Tejinder Singh Dhillon

Available Purse Value: ₹ 53.20 Crore

Kolkata Knight Riders

Retained Players: Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Seifert

Released Players: Chris Green, Harry Gurney, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Tom Banton

Available Purse Value: ₹ 10.75 Crore

Mumbai Indians

Retained Players: Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Mohsin Khan

Released Players: Prince Balwant Rai, Digvijay Deshmukh, Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Sherfane Rutherford, Mitchell McCleneghan

Available Purse Value: ₹ 15.35 Crore

Rajasthan Royals

Retained Players: Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Kartik Tyagi, David Miller, Andrew Tye

Released Players: Steve Smith, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, Varun Aaron

Available Purse Value: ₹ 34.85 Crore

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Retained Players: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Md. Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Joshua Phillipe, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson

Released Players: Chris Morris, Shivam Dube, Aaron Finch, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Moeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, Gurkeerat Mann

Available Purse Value: ₹ 35.90 Crore

SunRisers Hyderabad

Retained 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 Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad

Released Players: Billy Stanlake, Sandeep Bavanaka, Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav, Prithviraj Yarra

Available Players: ₹ 10.75 Crore

 

 

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