IPL 2022 retentions | Virat, Rohit, Dhoni retained by franchises; Rahul, Rashid, Stokes among high-profile releases

Chennai Super Kings have retained M.S. Dhoni, while Mumbai Indians have also retained their skipper Rohit Sharma. File   | Photo Credit: PTI

Indian Premier League 2022 retention deadline came to a close on Tuesday, as all the current eight teams announced their list of retained players. While the likes of MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jos Buttler and Jasprit Bumrah were retained by their respective franchises, KL Rahul, Rashid Khan, Kagiso Rabada, david Warner and Hardik Pandya found themselves in the list of players that the franchises released.

Also read: IPL 2022 | Franchises face the retention conundrum

Here are the latest updates:

11.15 pm

The highest paid retained players

₹16 crore: Rohit Sharma (MI), Rishabh Pant (DC), Ravindra Jadeja (CSK)

₹15 crore: Virat Kohli (RCB)

₹14 crore: Kane Williamson (SRH), Sanju Samson (RR)

₹12 crore: MS Dhoni (CSK), Jasprit Bumrah (MI), Andre Russell (KKR), Mayank Agarwal (PBKS)

₹11 crore: Glenn Maxwell (RCB)

₹10 crore: Jos Buttler (RR)

11.00 pm

List of big names who have been released

Punjab Kings (PBKS): KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH): Rashid Khan, David Warner, Jonny Bairstow

Delhi Capitals (DC): Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Kagiso Rabada, R Ashwin

Mumbai Indians (MI): Hardik Pandya, Trent Boult, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Eoin Morgan, Pat Cummins, Shubhman Gill, Shakib Al Hasan

Rajasthan Royals (RR): Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Chris Morris

Chennai Super Kings (CSK): Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Suresh Raina

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Devdutt Padikkal, Kyle Jamieson, Adam Zampa

10.45 pm

List of players retained by each franchise

RCB: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj

MI: Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav

PBKS: Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh

SRH: Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Umran Malik

CSK: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad

DC: Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Pritvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje

KKR: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer and Sunil Narine

RR: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler and Yashasvi Jaiswal

10.30 pm

Remaining salary purse for each franchise

This is the remaining amount with which each of these franchises will be going to the upcoming auctions:

PBKS: ₹72 crore

SRH: ₹68 crore

RR: ₹62 crore

RCB: ₹57 crore

CSK: ₹48 crore

MI: ₹48 crore

KKR: ₹48 crore

DC: ₹47.5 crore

10.25 pm

RR retain Samson, Buttler and Jaiswal

Both Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes have been left out by RR, who will go in the auction with a purse of ₹62 crore.

10.20 pm

KKR retain Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer and Sunil Narine

KKR have retained Dre Russ for 12 crore, Venkatresh for 8 crore, Chakravarthy for 8 crore and Narine for 6 crore. This means with Eoin Morgan not retained, KKR will pick a new captain. 

10.15 pm

Delhi Capitals: Pant, Axar, Shaw and Nortje make the cut

Rabada, Shreyas Iyer, Ashwin and Shikhar Dhawan are the notable names who have been left out.

10.10 pm

Jadeja, Dhoni, Moeen Ali and Ruturaj Gaikwad: CSK announces retentions

Ravindra Jadeja has been retained as the number one player, followed by captain MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali and Ruturaj Gaikwad.

Suresh Raina, Dwayne Bravo and Faf du Plessisare the notable exclusions.

Happy to be back in yellow again, say Ruturaj and Jadeja. Moeen Ali also expresses gratitude.

10 pm

SRH retain Williamson, two uncapped players

SRH retain Kane Williamson to lead the side, while the team also retains Abdul Samad and Umran Malik (both uncapped). Rashid Khan, touted as one of the best in T20 cricket, has not been retained as the two parties could not come to terms.

SRH will go to the auction with ₹68 crore left in their purse.

9.50 pm

No KL Rahul for Punjab Kings; team retains Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh

"We know Arshdeep's talent, he is a local boy," says Anil Kumble. On Rahul, he said: "We wanted to retain Rahul. We gave him the captaincy two years ago and wanted him to be the fulcrum of our team. But he decided to go into the auction. We respect his decision."

Punjab will go in the auction with a purse of ₹72 crore.

9.45 Pm

To release solid players absolutely heartbreaking: Rohit

"We're trying to keep an eye on who we can get in the auction," says Rohit Sharma as he hopes to find a perfect balance for the team. "For the players we have had to let go, we will look at those positions to be filled," he said.

9.45 pm

MI's retentions: Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard and Suryakumar

Mumbai Indians have retained Rohit, Bumrah, Suryakumatr and Pollard. Ishan Kishan, Hardik, Krunal and Trent Boult left out.

MI will be going to the auction with ₹48 crore.

9.40 pm

Very grateful, says Virat Kohli

"Obviously, when I was contacted, I said yes," the former RCB captain said on his retention. With "renewed energy", Virat Kohli the batsman will play for RCB in IPL 2022.

9.35 pm

RCB retain Kohli, Maxwell, Siraj

RCB will go in the auction with a purse of ₹57 crore after retaining Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and Mohammed Siraj.

9.30 pm

Retention rules

Total purse for every franchise has been increased to ₹90 crore as two new teams enter IPL.

As per the retention rules, teams retaining maximum four players (all capped) will lose ₹42 crore from the purse (player 1: ₹16 crore; player 2: ₹12; player 3: ₹8 crore; player 4: ₹6 crore).

Teams retaining three capped players will lose ₹33 crore (player 1: ₹15 core; player 2: ₹11; player 3: ₹7 crore).

Two capped retentions will make the teams shrink their purse by ₹24 crore (player 1: ₹14 crore; player 2: ₹10 crore).

If a team chooses to retain only one capped player, they will go in the auction with at least ₹76 crore in their purse (player 1: 14 crore).

For uncapped players though, teams will only lose ₹4 crore from their purse.

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