IPL 2022: Official list of retained players from all eight franchises

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  • All eight IPL franchises have revealed the list of retained players ahead of the 2022 season.

  • Punjab Kings have retained the least two players.

IPL 2022: Official list of retained players from all eight franchises
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (Image Source: Twitter)
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The highly-anticipated mega auction of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 is expected to take place by the end of December or January first week. Ahead of the big auctions, all eight IPL franchises have revealed the list of their retained players on Tuesday, November 30.

Here are the full details:

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) started the proceedings by announcing they have retained three players in the form of former captain Virat Kohli, power-striker Glenn Maxwell, and pacer Mohammed Siraj. Kohli has been retained at INR 15 crore, Maxwell for INR 11 crore and Siraj for INR 7 crore. RCB have now INR 57 crore left at the auction.

Mumbai Indians

The five-time champions Mumbai Indians have gone with captain Rohit Sharma, frontline pacer Jasprit Bumrah, middle-order batter Suryakumar Yadav, and all-rounder Kieron Pollard. Interestingly, neither Hardik Pandya nor Ishan Kishan have been retained. When it comes to the prize bracket, Rohit has been retained at INR 16 crore, Bumrah for INR 12 crore, Suryakumar for INR 8 crore, and Pollard for INR 6 crore. MI have retained all 4 players, and they have INR 48 crore left at auction.

Punjab Kings

Punjab Kings have decided to go with opener Mayank Agarwal and pacer Arshdeep Singh. As reported earlier, the Mohali-based franchise has not retained captain KL Rahul. Mayank will get INR 12 crore, while Arshdeep will get INR 4 crore. PBKS have INR 72 crore left in the bank.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sunrisers Hyderabad have retained captain Kane Williamson, power-hitter Abdul Samad and pacer Umran Malik. Williamson has been retained for INR 14 crore, while Samad and Malik have been retained for INR 4 crore each. SRH have 68 crores left in their purse.

Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings have gone with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, captain MS Dhoni, another all-rounder Moeen Ali and opener Ruturaj Gaikwad ahead of the mega auctions. Jadeja has been retained for INR 16 crore, Dhoni for 12 crore, Moeen for INR 8 crore and Gaikwad for INR 6 crore. The Super Kings have INR 48 crore left at auction.

Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals have gone with captain Rishabh Pant, opening batter Prithvi Shaw, pacer Anrich Nortje and all-rounder Axar Patel. Some big names that missed out are Shikhar Dhawan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shreyas Iyer and Kagiso Rabada. Pant has been retained for INR 16 crore, Patel for INR 9 crore, Shaw for 7.5 crore, and Nortje for 6.5 crore. The Capitals have INR 47.5 crore left in the purse.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to retain all-rounder Andre Russell, mystery bowler Varun Chakravarthy, opening batter Venkatesh Iyer, and spinner Sunil Narine for IPL 2022. Russell has been retained for INR 12 crore, Chakravarthy for INR 8 crore, Iyer for INR 8 crore, and Narine for INR 6 crore. KKR have INR 48 crore left at auction.

Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals have gone with captain Sanju Samson, Englishman Jos Buttler, and young opening batter Yashasvi Jaiswal. Samson has been retained for INR 14 crore, Buttler for INR 10 crore, and Jaiswal for INR 4 crore. Rajasthan have now 62 crore left in the purse.

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