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IPL 2021 Auction: Available Purse, List of Retained & Released Players, and Vacant Spots in each team

The stage is set for the IPL 2021 mini auction scheduled to take place in Chennai on February 18. Overall, 1194 cricketers had registered their names for the upcoming auction out of which only 292 players have been shortlisted by the franchises to fill the remaining tally of 61 spots.

There hasn’t been any official confirmation on the dates regarding the commencement of IPL 2021 but one can expect the tournament to begin likely from the second week of April.

A total of 10 players will be up for grabs at the highest base price in the mini auction – Rs 2 crore, that include Kedar Jadhav, Harbhajan Singh, Liam Plunkett, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Sam Billings, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali, Jason Roy and Glenn Maxwell. And an exact tally of 11 and 12 players have been grouped in the price slabs of Rs 1 crore and Rs 1.5 crore respectively.

The eight franchises had shared the details regarding the list of retained and released players ahead of the auction. Post that, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders emerged as the teams with the lowest purse available (Rs 10.75 crore) for the auction, while Punjab Kings XI (formerly Kings XI Punjab) had the maximum purse amount (Rs 53.2 crore) under their belt.

Let us take a look at each franchise’s salary cap, list of released and retained players, and vacant slots available ahead of the IPL 2021 auction.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Number of players in the squad: 19
Number of overseas players: 7
Total money spent: Rs 65 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 19.9 crore
Available slots: 6
Overseas slots: 1
Traded in: Robin Uthappa (from Rajasthan Royals)

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

List of released players: Shane Watson, Monu Singh, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh, Murali Vijay, Kedar Jadhav.

Delhi Capitals (DC)

Number of players in the squad: 17
Number of overseas players: 5
Total money spent: Rs 71.6 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 13.4 crore
Available slots: 8
Overseas slots: 3

List of retained players: Shreyas Iyer, Amit Mishra, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Pravin Dubey, Chris Woakes, Lalit Yadav, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin, Kagiso Rabada

List of released players: Jason Roy, Mohit Sharma, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tushar Deshpande, Keemo Paul, Alex Carey.

Mumbai Indians (MI)

Number of players in the squad: 18
Number of overseas players: 4
Total money spent: Rs 69.65 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 15.35 crore
Available slots: 7
Overseas slots: 4

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

List of released players: Mitchell McClenaghan, Sherfane Rutherford, James Pattinson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Lasith Malinga, Digvijay Deshmukh, Prince Balwant Rai.

Rajasthan Royals (RR)

Number of players in the squad: 16
Number of overseas players: 5
Total money spent: Rs 47.15 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 37.85 crore
Available slots: 9
Overseas slots: 3

List of retained players: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Manan Vohra, Jofra Archer, Rahul Tewatia, Andrew Tye, David Miller, Kartik Tyagi, Anuj Rawat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jaydev Unadkat, Shreyas Gopal, Riyan Parag, Mayank Markande, Mahipal Lomror.

List of released players: Akash Singh, Steve Smith, Varun Aaron, Tom Curran, Shashank Singh, Oshane Thomas, Ankit Rajpoot, Anirudha Joshi.

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

Number of players in the squad: 16
Number of overseas players: 3
Total money spent: Rs 31.8 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 53.2 crore
Available slots: 9
Overseas slots: 5

List of retained players: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Arshdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Darshan Nalkande, Mohammed Shami, Prabhsimran Singh, Chris Jordan, Ravi Bishnoi, Ishan Porel, Deepak Hooda, Sarfaraz Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Mayank Agarwal, M Ashwin

List of released players: Tejinder Singh Dhillon, Jagadeesha Suchith, Karun Nair, Krishnappa Gowtham, James Neesham, Hardus Viljoen, Mujeeb Zadran, Sheldon Cottrell, Glenn Maxwell.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Number of players in the squad: 14
Number of overseas players: 5
Total money spent: Rs 49.6 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 35.4 crore
Available slots: 11
Overseas slots: 3
Traded in: Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel (both from Delhi Capitals)

List of retained players: Virat Kohli, Devdutt Padikkal, AB de Villiers, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Siraj, Joshua Philippe, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pavan Deshpande.

List of released players: Gurkeerat Mann, Isuru Udana, Pawan Negi, Parthiv Patel, Moeen Ali, Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav, Aaron Finch, Shivam Dube, Chris Morris

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Number of players in the squad: 22
Number of overseas players: 7
Total money spent: Rs 74.25 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 10.75 crore
Available slots: 3
Overseas slots: 1

List of retained players: David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Basil Thampi, Abhishek Sharma, Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow, Sandeep Sharma, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shreevats Goswami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul, Abdul Samad, Jason Holder, Mitchell Marsh, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Vijay Shankar, T Natarajan.

List of released players: Prithviraj Yarra, Sanjay Yadav, Fabian Allen, Sandeep Bavanaka, Billy Stanlake

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Number of players in the squad: 17
Number of overseas players: 6
Total money spent: Rs 74.25 crore
Salary cap available: Rs 10.75 crore
Available slots: 8
Overseas slots: 2

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

List of released players: Tom Banton, Siddhesh Lad, Nikhil Naik, M Siddharth, Harry Gurney, Chris Green.

V Shashankhttps://www.mpl.live/
A cricket aficionado who has been following the game since the historic Ashes 2013-14. "People throw stones at you, you turn them into milestones." - Sachin Tendulkar

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