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IPL 2021 Player Full Retentions List

Today, the time is up for eight IPL franchises to choose and retain players before the beginning of the IPL 2021 season. In total, 139 player franchises stayed retained, and 59 players were released from the squads they played before.

In the list below, the players which stayed retained and were released from teams are shown:

Delhi Capitals

Released Players:  

  • Mohit Sharma; 
  • Jason Roy;
  • Sandeep Lamichhane; 
  • Alex Carey; 
  • Keemo Paul; 
  • Tushar Deshpande. 

Retained Players: 

  • Chris Woakes;
  • Amit Mishra; 
  • Shreyas Iyer; 
  • Lalit Yadav; 
  • Pravin Dubey; 
  • Rishabh Pant; 
  • Shimron Hetmyer;
  • Ajinkya Rahane;
  • Daniel Sams;
  • Axar Patel; 
  • Avesh Khan;
  • Harshal Patel;
  • Prithvi Shaw; 
  • Ishant Sharma; 
  • Kagiso Rabada; 
  • Anrich Nortje;
  • R Ashwin;
  • Marcus Stoinis. 

Kings XI Punjab

Released Players: 

  • Karun Nair; 
  • Tejinder Singh Dhillon; 
  • James Neesham; 
  • Sheldon Cottrell; 
  • Hardus Viljoen; 
  • Jagadeesha Suchith; 
  • Mujeeb Zadran; 
  • Krishnappa Gowtham; 
  • Glenn Maxwell. 

Retained Players: 

    • Prabhsimran Singh; 
    • Mayank Agarwal; 
    • Nicholas Pooran; 
    • Mohd. Shami;  
  • Ishan Porel; 
  • Sarfaraz Khan; 
  • Ravi Bishnoi; 
  • M Ashwin; 
  • Chris Gayle; 
  • Chris Jordan; 
  • M Ashwin; 
  • Harpreet Brar; 
  • KL Rahul; 
  • Darshan Nalkande; 
  • Deepak Hooda; 
  • Mandeep Singh; 
  • M Ashwin; 
  • Arshdeep Singh.  

Chennai Super Kings

Released Players: 

  • Murali Vijay; 
  • Shane Watson; 
  • Harbhajan Singh; 
  • Monu Singh; 
  • Kedar Jadhav; 
  • Piyush Chawla. 

Retained Players:  

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

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Released Players: 

  • Sanjay Yadav, 
  • Sandeep Bavanaka, 
  • Prithviraj Yarra; 
  • Billy Stanlake, 
  • Fabian Allen. 

Retained Players: 

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

Mumbai Indians

Released Players: 

  • Nathan Coulter-Nile; 
  • Sherfane Rutherford; 
  • Lasith Malinga; 
  • Digvijay Deshmukh; 
  • Prince Balwant Rai; 
  • James Pattinson; 
  • Mitchell McCleneghan. 

Retained Players: 

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

Kolkata Knight Riders

Released Players: 

  • Tom Banton; 
  • M Siddharth; 
  • Nikhil Naik; 
  • Siddhesh Lad; 
  • Harry Gurney; 
  • Chris Green.

Retained Players: 

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

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Released Players: 

  • Pawan Negi; 
  • Shivam Dube; 
  • Aaron Finch; 
  • Gurkeerat Mann; 
  • Umesh Yadav; 
  • Dale Steyn; 
  • Moeen Ali; 
  • Isuru Udana; 
  • Chris Morris; 
  • Parthiv Patel. 

Retained Players: 

  • AB de Villiers; 
  • Kane Richardson; 
  • Devdutt Padikkal; 
  • Adam Zampa; 
  • Md. Siraj; 
  • Pavan Deshpande; 
  • Navdeep Saini; 
  • Yuzvendra Chahal; 
  • Joshua Phillipe; 
  • Shahbaz Ahmed; 
  • Virat Kohli; 
  • Washington Sundar. 

Rajasthan Royals

Released Players: 

  • Tom Curran; 
  • Steve Smith; 
  • Anirudha Joshi; 
  • Shashank Singh; 
  • Varun Aaron; 
  • Oshane Thomas; 
  • Akash Singh; 
  • Ankit Rajpoot. 

Retained Players: 

  • Kartik Tyagi; 
  • Ben Stokes; 
  • Rahul Tewatia; 
  • Andrew Tye; 
  • David Miller; 
  • Jofra Archer; 
  • Mahipal Lomror; 
  • Manan Vohra; 
  • Riyan Parag; 
  • Robin Uthappa; 
  • Jaydev Unadkat; 
  • Anuj Rawat; 
  • Sanju Samson; 
  • Jos Buttler; 
  • Mayank Markande; 
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal; 
  • Shreyas Gopal. 

IPL 2021/ Squad Size/Salary Cap/Available Slots

FranchiseNo of PlayersNo of Overseas PlayersTotal money spent (Rs.)Salary cap available (Rs.)Available SlotsOverseas Slots
CSK18762.1022.9071
DC19672.098212.901862
KXIP16331.8053.2095
KKR17674.2510.7582
MI18469.6515.3574
RR17550.1534.8583
RCB12449.1035.90134
SRH22774.2510.7531
Total13942483.39196.606122

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