New Delhi: The list of retained players for the initial eight IPL franchises has been announced ahead of the mega auction in 2022. There are a number of surprising names on the list, as well as many notable names that were left out. Team. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) surprised everyone by appointing all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja as the number one player and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the number two player. Dhoni will get Rs 12 crore, while Ravindra Jadeja will get Rs 16 crore.
The likes of CSK have also helped their future clear. Jadeja may replace Mahi for CSK in the near future. Delhi Capitals (DC) have also kept skipper Rishabh Pant as number one, while Axar Patel is at number two. Prithvi Shaw and Enrique Norkia have also been retained by DC. Rishabh Pant will get Rs 16 crore, Akshar Rs 9 crore, Prithvi Shaw Rs 7.5 crore, while Norkia will get Rs 6.5 crore from the Delhi franchise. Despite their excellent performances for DC, Shreyas Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin and Kagiso Rabada did not make the Delhi selection.
Delhi has a huge number of options to choose from four players. Iyer is likely to lead for Ahmedabad and Lucknow, while Ashwin and Rabada could be retained in the Delhi auction. Mayank Agarwal was retained in place of KL Rahul and will be given Rs 12 crore. Punjab also kept paceman Arshdeep Singh as the uncapped player.
Sunrisers Hyderabad opted not to keep David Warner as predicted, and replaced Kane Williamson (14 crores) and two uncapped Indian players, Abdul Samad (4 crores) and Umran Malik (14 crores) (4 crores). has done. Sanju Samson has been retained by Rajasthan Royals (RR) (14 crores) along with England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler and Safal Jaiswal. While Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has bet on two young Indian players Varun Chakraborty (8 crores) and Venkatesh Iyer (8 crores), who did well for KKR in the 2021 season, Andre Russell (12 crores) ) and Sunil Narine (6 crores), who have been associated with KKR for a long time, are also in the list.