Full list of players retained and released by all 8 franchises
With the Indian Premier League 2020 auctions set to happen in the month of March, the eight franchises introduced their final list of players retained and released earlier than the bidding process begins. A number of massive names together with Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Chris Morris and Jaydev Unadkat being released by their respective franchises. The groups additionally indulged in participant trade-off before the seasons, which noticed massive names similar to R Ashwin and Ajinkya Rahane making their approach to Delhi Capitals.
Get the list of all the players retained and released by their respective franchises:
Retained Players: Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Ishant Sharma, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Kagiso Rabada, Keemo Paul, Amit Mishra, Sandeep Lamichhane, Axar Patel.
Released Players: Hanuma Vihari, Jalaj Saxena, Nathu Singh, Bandaru Ayappa, Chris Morris, Ankush Bains, Colin Ingram, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro
Player Traded off: Sherfane Rutherford to Mumbai Indians, Rahul Tewatia & Mayank Markande to Rajasthan Royals Jagadeesha Suchith to Kings XI Punjab, Trent Boult to Mumbai Indians,
Retained players: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Anmolpreet Singh, Jayant Yadav, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Quinton de Kock, Kieron Pollard, Sherfane Rutherford, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Trent Boult
Released Players: Evin Lewis, Jason Behrendorff, Ben Cutting, Pankaj Jaswal, Yuvraj Singh, Barinder Sran, Adam Milne, Rasikh Salam, Alzarri Joseph, Beuran Hendricks.
Players traded off: Siddesh Lad (to Kolkata Knight Riders), Mayank Markande traded to Delhi Capitals (who traded him off to Rajasthan Royals)
Retained players: Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Abhishek Sharma, Jonny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha, David Warner, Shahbaz Nadeem, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Billy Stanlake, Basil Thampi, T Natarajan, Shreevats Goswami
Released Players: Martin Guptill, Yusuf Pathan, Ricky Bhui, Shakib al Hasan, Deepak Hooda,
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS:
Retained Players: MS Dhoni (captain & WK), Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Rituraj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Suresh Raina, Karn Sharma, Imran Tahir, Mitchell Santner, Harbhajan Singh, Shardul Thakur, K M Asif, David Willey, Deepak Chahar, N Jagadeesan (wk).
Released Players: Sam Billings, David Willey, Dhruv Shorey, Mohit Sharma and Chaitanya Bishnoi.
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS:
Retained Players: Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Sunil Narine, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Siddhesh Lad, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, (traded in from Mumbai Indians)
Released Players: Chris Lynn, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Nikhil Naik, KC Cariappa, Carlos Brathwaite, Joe Denly, Srikant Munde, Yarra Prithviraj, Anrich Nortje
Retained Players: Steve Smith, Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Mahipal Lomror, Riyan Parag, Varun Aaron, Manan Vohra
Released Players: Ashton Turner, Oshane Thomas, Prashant Chopra, Ish Sodhi, Aryaman Birla, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Tripathi, Stuart Binny, Liam Livingstone, Shubham Ranjane, Sudheshan Midhun
Players traded off: Ajinkya Rahane (traded to Delhi Capitals), K Gowtham (traded to Kings XI Punjab)
KINGS XI PUNJAB:
Retained Players: KL Rahul, Karun Nair, Nicholas Pooran, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Mohammed Shami, Chris Gayle, Darshan Nalkande, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Hardus Viljoen, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar and Murugan Ashwin.
Released Players: Agnivesh Ayachi, David Miller, Moises Henriques, Andrew Tye, Varun Chakravarthy, Prabhsimran Singh, Sam Curran,
ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE:
Retained Players: Virat Kohli, Washington Sundar, Moeen Ali, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Gurkeerat Mann, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Dube, Navdeep Saini,
Released Players: Akshdeep Nath, Colin de Grandhomme, Dale Steyn, Heinrich Klassen, Milind Kumar, Himmat Singh, Kulwant Khejroliya, Marcus Stoinis Nathan Coulter-Nile, Prayas Ray Barman, Shimron Hetmyer, Tim Southee
The auctions will take place in Kolkata on December 19. The next season of IPL is likely to begin from March end or April beginning next year.