IPL 2021 Auction
Among Indian cricket fans, the IPL is considered to be the most popular and largest tournament! Even in the global sports market, it falls into the top-10 of all sports leagues and is the most viewed on YouTube sports channels! In 2021, a sensational season and an unexpected final are anticipated. We are sure that almost every IPL fan was waiting for the auction and the start of the league, right?
IPL 2021 Auction Date
Starting from February 18, the most ambitious and anticipated auction began! Each of the IPL teams had the opportunity to acquire a new highly professional player who will help to lead the team to victory in the 14th season. The venue was Chennai city.
IPL 2021 Player Retentions list
The official list of 8 best and strongest teams to compete for winning has already been announced:
Punjab Kings (PBKS);
Mumbai Indians (MI);
Delhi Capitals (DC);
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR);
Rajasthan Royals (RR);
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB);
Chennai Super Kings (CSK);
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SH).
Chennai Super Kings Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Kedar Jadhav, Piyush Chawla, Murali Vijay, Monu Kumar, Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson
Retained 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
Delhi Capitals Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Mohit Sharma, Tushar Deshpande, Keemo Paul, Sandeep Lamichhane, Alex Carey, Jason Roy
Retained Players: Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Ajinkya Rahane, Chris Woakes, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra
Punjab Kings Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Glenn Maxwell, Karun Nair, Hardus Viljoen, Jagadeesha Suchith, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Sheldon Cottrell, Jimmy Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Tajinder Singh.
Retained Players: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Nicholas Pooran, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Mandeep Singh, Prabsimran Singh, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Jordan, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande
Note: since 17.02.2021 the team was renamed as Punjab King (the name before: Kings XI Punjab).
Kolkata Knight Riders Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Sheldon Jackson, Pawan Negi, Venkatesh Iyer, Vaibhav Arora
Retained Players: Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Varun Chakravarthy, Tim Seifert, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Rahul Tripathi
Mumbai Indians Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Lasith Malinga, Mitch McClenaghan, James Pattinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sherfane Rutherford, Prince Balwant Rai, Digvijay Deshmukh
Retained Players: Rohit Sharma, Quinton de Kock, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare (wk), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan
Rajasthan Royals Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Steve Smith, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Akash Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Curran, Anirudha Joshi, Shashank Singh
Retained Players: Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Jos Buttler, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Manan Vohra, Robin Uthappa
Royal Challengers Bangalore Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Isuru Udana, Moeen Ali, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Shivam Dube, Dale Steyn, Parthiv Patel, Umesh Yadav.
Retained Players: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Josh Philippe, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande.
Sunrisers Hyderabad Retained & Released Players List
Released Players: Sanjay Yadav, B Sandeep, Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen, Yarra Prithviraj
Retained Players: David Warner (c), 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, Abdul Samad, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh
IPL 2021 Auction Date
And so, one of the first stages of the main sporting event has already begun! On February 18, 2021, the IPL auction started, the result of which could be victorious for one of the teams at the end of the Indian Premier League!
Dream11 IPL 2021 Auction Date
A few days after the official announcement on Twitter, the counting of days to the start of the IPL 202 auction began! On February 18, 2021, one of the most important events of the Indian Premier League in the city of Chennai happened. The outcome of the auction will be decisive as soon as the tournament starts!