There are certain players who could draw the attention of a lot of franchises at the IPL 2023 auction. Check out retained & released players.
IPL Auction 2023 : retained players | released players
The operations of the 16th edition of the Indian Premier League have been up and running. The IPL 2023 auction is all set to be held on December 23 in Kochi.
The marquee event will give an opportunity for the franchises to fill up holes in their squads and become a better version of themselves.
One will witness many top-drawer cricketers featuring at the forthcoming auction.
However, among them, there are a few players who have proven their mettle in the T20 circuit time and time again and shall add a lot of value to a side.
These T20 stars are likely a draw the attention of multiple franchises and can even trigger a bidding war between teams.
Ipl auction 2023 retained players
Coming to IPL 2023 Auction, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have some decisions to make before they submit their retained players list.
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Faf du Plessis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammad Siraj, Harshal Patel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Rajat Patidar are the retained players.
The four-time champions CSK were planning to release Ravindra Jadeja ahead of the auction. However, with skipper MS Dhoni playing the role of a bridge, the franchise is doing everything they can to retain Jadeja.
MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Mukesh Choudhary, Dwaine Pretorius Deepak Chahar are the retained players.
Just like CSK, Mumbai Indians (MI) also had a torrid time during the last edition of the IPL.
Rohit Sharma, Dewald Brevis, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Daniel Sams, Tim David, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, Tristan Stubbs, Tilak Varma, Jason Behrendorff are the retained players.
Debutants Gujarat Titans scripted history after they won their first IPL in the last edition.
Hardik Pandya, David Miller, Shubman Gill, Abhinav Manohar, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Shami, Rahul Tewatia, Rahmanullah Gurbaz are the retained players.
Delhi Capitals would have considered themselves unlucky.
Rishabh Pant, David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Rovman Powell, Axar Patel, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav are the retained players.
The likes of Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Trent Boult, and Yuzvendra Chahal were the chief performer for RR.
Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shimron Hetmyer, Trent Boult, James Neesham, Prasidh Krishna, Obed Mcoy are the retained players.
Punjab Kings (PBKS) recently announced Shikhar Dhawan as their new skipper of IPL 2023.
Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Arshdeep Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Nathan Ellis, Rahul Chahar, Sandeep Sharma are the retained players.
Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have submitted their retained and released players list to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
MI and CSK are two of the most successful franchise in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Chennai have parted ways with Chris Jordan, Adam Milne, and Mitchell Santner while retaining Ravindra Jadeja.As for Mumbai, they have released Kieron Pollard.
MI have also traded in Jason Behrendorff with Royal Challengers Bangalore to strengthen pace-bowling unit.
Expected list of players which are likely to be released in 2023.
Chennai Super Kings: Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan & K Bhagath Varma.
Delhi Capitals: Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Mitch Marsh, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin Hebbar, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, KS Bharat, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Tim Seifert, Vicky Ostwal
Gujarat Titans: Shubman Gill, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmad, R Sai Kishore, Dominic Drakes, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Gurkeerat Singh, Varun Aaron
Kolkata Knight Riders: Venkatesh Iyer, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Aaron Finch, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav
Lucknow Super Giants: Ravi Bishnoi, Manish Pandey, Jason Holder, Deepak Hooda, Mark Wood, Avesh Khan, Ankit Rajpoot, K Gowtham, Dushmanta Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav, B Sai Sudharsan
Mumbai Indians: Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, N Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Mohammad Arshad Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen
Punjab Kings: Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell
Rajasthan Royals: Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, Jimmy Neesham, Nathan, Corbin Bosch, Rassie van der Dussen, Daryl Mitchell