IPL 2021 Retention AS IT HAPPENED
Sanju Samson becomes captain of the Rajasthan Royals after Steve Smith was released by the franchise after they failed to make the playoffs last season. Lasith Malinga called curtains on his international career after the defending champions released the Lankan yesteryears ace. Kings XI Punjab walked the talk as they released star Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell. Also Read - IPL 2021: MS Dhoni to Join CSK Camp in Chennai on March 11
With time running out, teams have hours to take a position on – who they would like to continue with and who do they opt to let off – ahead of the IPL 2021 Auction in February. After a successful tournament in UAE, most sides would look to keep the core intact, while they look to fill up gaps and loopholes. Also Read - India's Predicted XI For 4th Test Against England at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad: Mohammed Siraj in For Jasprit Bumrah in Playing 11
For example, a team like Mumbai Indians would look to retain many players as most of them have contributed last season helping them successfully defend their title. Also Read - India vs England: How to Buy Tickets Online For 4th Test in Ahmedabad, Buy Tickets Online on Paytm App, Paytm Insider App
What time will IPL 2021 players retention list be made public?
The IPL 2021 Players Retention List will be announced from 6:00 PM IST.
Which TV channel will broadcast the IPL 2021 players retention list ?
The IPL 2021 Players Retention List will be announced on Star Sports.
CSK Retain Raina:
Amid much speculation, Chennai Super Kings veteran star Suresh Raina has been retained by the side. There were speculations that Raina could be dropped after he decided to pull out of the IPL citing ‘personal reasons’.