8Mumbai Indians Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

Mumbai Indians on Thursday (November 15) announced their retention and released players list. MI have retained 18 players and released 10 players ahead of the Indian Premier League auction on December auction for IPL 2019.

The released players include 1 capped, 5 uncapped and 4 international players. The franchise had released the foreign players including Bangladesh Speedster Mustafizur Rahman, Australia’s Pat Cummins, South Africa’s J P Duminy and Sri Lanka’s Akila Dananjaya.

The other released players include Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh Dhillon. Among these Saurabh Tiwary is the only capped player.

Meanwhile they have bought Quinton de Kock from RCB for INR 2.8 crores. This purchase would strengthen the wicket keeper place and also an option for opener role. Rohit Sharma remains captain to the team which includes youngsters like Ishan Kishan, Mayank Markande, Aditya Tare and Suryakumar Yadav. The franchise had retained some of the big names like Pollard, Bumrah, Pandya brothers, Lewis, Milne and McClenaghan.

Retained Players list : Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff.

Released Players list : Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, JP Duminy, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman, Akila Dananjaya.

7Sunrisers Hyderabad Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

Sunrisers Hyderabad had released 8 players ahead of IPL 2019. They already have traded Shikhar Dhawan to Delhi Daredevils and bought Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Abhishek Sharma.

The released players include Sachin Baby, Tanmay Agarwal, Wriddhiman Saha, Chris Jordan, Carlos Brathwaite, Alex Hales, Bipul Sharma and Syed Mehdi Hasan. They had retained star players like David Warner, Kane Williamson, Yusuf Pathan, Manish Pandey and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. They have also retained the left arm bowler Khaleel Ahmed who performed well in the Windies series. SRH have retained 17 players and released 9 players including one trade.

Retained Players list : Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Mohammed Nabi, Rashid Khan, Shakib al Hasan, Vijay Shankar (traded), Shahbaz Nadeem(traded), Abhishek Sharma(traded).

Released players list : Sachin Baby, Tanmay Agarwal, Wriddhiman Saha, Chris Jordan, Carlos Brathwaite, Alex Hales, Bipul Sharma, Syed Mehdi Hasan and Shikhar Dhawan (traded)

6Rajasthan Royals Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

Rajasthan Royals had released 10 players and retained 16 players ahead of IPL 2019. They had released 6 foreign players and 4 Indian players. However RR managed to retain 11 Indian players and 5 foreign players.

They had released Australian opener Short and South African wicket keeper Klaasen ahead of the Indian Premier League 2019. Among the released players also include the big buy Jaydev Unadkat. Unadkat was the biggest Indian buy in the franchise in the year 2018.

RR released proteas medium pace bowler Paterson, Afghan chinaman bowler Zahir Khan. They also released Australian Laughlin and also released Sri Lankan Chameera.

Steve Smith will be an added strength to the RR`s batting unit. Their batsmen includes Rahane, Samson, and Butler along with all rounders like Stokes, K Gowtham and Binny.

Retained players list : Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S.Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi

Released players list : D’Arcy Short, Ben Laughlin, Heinrich Klaasen, Dane Paterson, Zahir Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Jaydev Unadkat, Anureet Singh, Ankit Sharma and Jatin Saxena.

5Kings XI Punjab Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

Punjab had released 12 players including the traded one. They had retained 9 players ahead of Indian Premier League 2019. They already traded Stonis to Mandeep Singh. Among those 9 players 4 were foreigners.

Among the retained players Mayank Agarwal and Ankit Rajpoot were the uncapped players of this IPL 2019. This leaves the franchise to pick more players in the IPL auction in the month of December month. The team had retained the explosive openers Gayle and Rahul. Also purple cap holder Tye and the captain Ashwin were also among those retained in the list. The Afghanistan Mujeeb Ur Rahman has also been retained ahead of IPL 2019.

Mandeep singh had been bought from RCB and traded Marcus Stonis to them. It seems KXIP strengthening their batting lineup along with the players like Gayle, Rahul, Karun, Miller and Mayank Agarwal.

It’s really interesting to see that they have released the big hitters Finch and Yuvraj Singh. Also they released bowlers like Sran, Axar Patel and Mohit Sharma.

Retained players list : KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mandeep singh (traded)

Released players list : Aaron Finch, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Manoj Tiwary, Akshdeep Nath, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Manzoor Dar and Marcus Stonis (traded)

4Royal Challengers Bangalore Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

RCB has released 11 players and retained 15 players including one trade.

They had released big stars like McCullum, Woakes, Corey Anderson, Quinton De Kock along with Vohra and Sarfaraz Khan.

They had retained 6 foreign players and the run machine Kohli will lead the team. There will be three spinners Chahal, Sundar and Negi. Also the batting will be boosted by the big hitting AB de Villiers, Grandhomme, Stonis and Parthiv Patel.

Retained players list : V Kohli (c), M Siraj, N Saini, K Khejroliya, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzhvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, C de Grandhomme, M Ali, N Coulter-Nile, T Southee, Marcus Stonis.

Released players list : Mandeep Singh (traded), Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, Sarfaraz Khan, Corey Anderson, Aniket Choudhary, Anirudha Joshi, Murugan Ashwin, Manon Vohra, Pavan Deshpande and Quniton De Kock (traded)

3Chennai Super Kings Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

Defending champions Chennai Super Kings had released the English pacer Mark Wood, Kanishk Seth and Kshitiz Sharma. They also had announced the retention of Mitchell Santner and David Willey.

CSK retained their core team with 23 players on the side. The only franchise to retain most players ahead of the Indian Premier League 2019.

Retained Players List : Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Shane Watson, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Sam Billings, Faf du plesis, Kedar Jadhav, Lungi Ngidi, Ambati Rayudu, Karn Sharma, Narayan Jagadeesan, Monu Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Dhruv Shorey, Deepak Chahar, David Willey, Mitchell Santner, KM Asif, Chaitanya Bisnoi.

Released Players List : Mark Wood, Kanishk Seth and Kshitiz Sharma

2Delhi Daredevils Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

Delhi traded three players Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Abhishek Sharma to SRH. Inturn they bought former DD player Shikhar Dhawan from SRH.

They had released the big stars like Gambhir, Roy, Maxwell, Plunkett. Also the Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami has been released ahead of the IPL 2019.

Retained Players List : Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Tewatia, Harshal Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Sandeep Lamichhane and Avesh Khan.

Released Players List : Gautam Gambhir, Jason Roy, Gurkeerat Mann, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Shami, Dan Christian, Sayan Ghosh, Liam Plunkett, Junior Dala, Naman Ojha.

Traded Players List : Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem for Shikhar Dhawan

1Kolkata Knight Riders Retained and Released players list of IPL 2019

KKR retained core players alongside the skipper Dinesh Karthik. But they released the Australian fast duo Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Johnson. Mostly they have retained their core players and it would be interesting to see how they do in auction. They have released 8 players and had retained 13 players including the likes of youngsters like Rana, Gill, Shivam Navi, Nagarkotti and Kuldeep Yadav.

Retained players list : Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Shivam Navi, Kamlesh Nagarkotti, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.

Released players list : Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Cameron Delport, Javon Searles, Ishank Jaggi, Apoorv Wankhade, Vinay Kumar.