IPL 2019: Complete list of players retained, released and traded by all franchises
Indian Premier League franchises have announced the total list of players retained, released and traded by them ahead of the player’s auctions for the upcoming 12th season of the cash-rich league.
This time almost every franchise has been brave in their decisions and most of them have taken a step into trusting the fearless young generation, which has seen experienced veterans like Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch, Brendon McCullum and JP Duminy been released by their respective teams.
We take a look at the complete list of players retained and released by each franchise:
Retained Players: Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, 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 and Jason Behrendorff.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) November 16, 2018
Released Players: Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, JP Duminy, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman and Akila Dananjaya.
Mumbai Indians traded one player, which is South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock, from Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Chennai Super Kings
Retained Players: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar and Chaitanya Bishnoi.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) November 16, 2018
Released Players: Mark Wood, Kanishk Seth, and Kshitiz Sharma.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Retained Players: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, and Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
The wait is over, #KnightRiders! ?
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) November 15, 2018
Released Players: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Cameron Delport, Ishank Jaggi, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Javon Searles.
Retained Players: Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, and Shakib Al Hasan.
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) November 15, 2018
Released Players: Sachin Baby, Tanmay Agarwal, Wriddhiman Saha, Chris Jordan, Carlos Brathwaite, Alex Hales, Bipul Sharma, and Mehdi Hasan.
Sunrisers Hyderabad traded Shikhar Dhawan to Delhi Daredevils for Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, and Shahbaz Nadeem.
Kings XI Punjab
Retained Players: Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller, and Ravichandran Ashwin.
?The #KXIP Squad?
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) November 16, 2018
Released Players: Aaron Finch, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Manoj Tiwary, Akshdeep Nath, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, and Manzoor Dar.
Retained Players: Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S. Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, and Mahipal Lomror.
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) November 16, 2018
Released Players: D’Arcy Short, Ben Laughlin, Heinrich Klaasen, Dane Paterson, Zahir Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Jaydev Unadkat, Anureet Singh, Ankit Sharma, and Jatin Saxena.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Retained Players: V Kohli, Mohammad Siraj Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Umesh Yadav, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers, Colin de Grandhomme, Moeen Ali, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Tim Southee.
The chairman Mr. Sanjeev Churiwala has spoken about entrusting youth to deliver our maiden title. He also spoke about “actively scouting and nurturing Under-19 talent” while announcing the list.
— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) November 15, 2018
Released Players: Mandeep Singh, Brendon Mccullum, Chris Woakes, Sarfaraz Khan, Corey Anderson, Aniket Choudhary, Anirudha Joshi, Murugan Ashwin, Manan Vohra, and Pavan Deshpande.
RCB traded with Kings XI Punjab for Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis.
Retained Players: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane, and Trent Boult.
⚠ SQUAD UPDATE ⚠
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) November 15, 2018
Released Players: Gautam Gambhir, Jason Roy, Junior Dala, Liam Plunkett, Mohammed Shami, Sayan Ghosh, Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, and Naman Ojha.
Delhi traded with SRH for India opening batsmen Shikhar Dhawan