IPL is returning soon, the most awaited Cricket tournament in India every year. Find out the players retained and fired by franchises.
1. Kings XI Punjab
Players Retained: David Miller, Mohit Sharma, Manan Vohra, Glenn Maxwell, Axar Patel, Murali Vijay, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Shaun Marsh, Wriddhiman Saha, Nikhil Naik, Marcus Stoinis, KC Cariappa, Armaan Jaffer, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Hashim Amla.
Released players: Mitchell Johnson, Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Behardien, Rishi Dhawan
Purse spent: INR 42.65 crore
Purse remaining: INR 23.35 crore
2. Kolkata Knight Riders
Players Retained: Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Sunil Narine, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Andre Russell, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Shakib Al Hasan, Chris Lynn, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Sheldon Jackson, Ankit Singh Rajpoot.
Released players: Morne Morkel, Brad Hogg, Rajagopal Satish, Jason Holder, Colin Munro, John Hastings, Jaydev Unadkat, Manan Sharma, Shaun Tait
Purse spent: INR 46.25 crore
Purse remaining: INR 19.75 crore
3. Mumbai Indians
Players Retained: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenghan, Hardik Pandya, Parthiv Patel, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Shreyas Gopal, Lendl Simmons, R Vinay Kumar, J Suchith, Siddesh Lad, Jos Buttler, Nitish Rana, Tim Southee, Jitesh Sharma, Krunal Pandya and Deepak
Released players: Martin Guptill, Corey Anderson, Jerome Taylor, Marchant de Lange, Unmukt Chand, Nathu Singh, Kishore Pramod Kamath, Akshay Wakhare.
Purse spent: INR 54.445 crore
Purse remaining: INR 11.550 crore
4. Delhi Daredevils
Players Retained: Jean-Paul Duminy, Mohammad Shami, Chris Morris, Quinton de Kock, Karun Nair, Sam Billings, Zaheer Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Mayank Agarwal, Jayant Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Carlos Brathwaite, Rishabh Pant, CV Milind, Khaleel Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Amit Mishra.
Released players: Imran Tahir, Joel Paris, Pawan Negi, Pawan Suyal, Akhil Herwadkar, Mahipal Lomror, Nathan Coulter-Nile.
Purse spent: INR 44.50 crore
Purse remaining: INR 21.50 crore
5. Royal Challengers Bangalore
Players Retained: Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shane Watson, Mitchell Starc, Harshal Patel, Mandeep Singh, Stuart Binny, Adam Milne, Sarfaraz Khan, Sreenath Arvind, Kedar Jadhav, Samuel Badree, Travis Head, Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdullah, KL Rahul, Avesh Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Released players: Chris Jordan, Abu Nechim, Vikas Tokas, David Wiese, Kane Richardson, V Malik, P Dubey, Akshay Karnewar, Parveez Rasool, Varun Aaron.
Purse spent: INR 53.17 crore
Purse remaining: INR 12.82 crore
6. Rising Pune Supergiants
Players Retained: MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Mitchell Marsh, Ashik Dinda, Steve Smith, Faf du Plessis, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Adam Zampa, Jaskaran Singh, Baba Aparajith, Deepak Chahar and Usman Khawaja
Released players: Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, George Bailey, Saurabh Tiwary, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, RP Singh, Scott Boland, Murugan Ashwin, Peter Handscomb, , Albie Morkel.
Purse spent: INR 46.90 crore
Purse remaining: INR 19.10 crore
7. Sun Risers Hyderabad
Players Retained: Yuvraj Singh, David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Moises Henriques, Mustafizur Rahman, Naman Ojha, Deepak Hooda, Ricky Bhui, Kane Williamson, Siddarth Kaul, Bipul Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Ben Cutting, Barinder Sran, Abhimanyu Mithun, Vijay Shankar
Released players: Eoin Morgan, Trent Boult, Karn Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Tirumalasetti Suman, Aditya Tare
Purse spent: INR 45.10 crore
Purse remaining: INR 20.90 crore
8. Gujarat Lions
Players Retained: Suresh Raina, Brendon McCullum, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Dwayne Bravo, James Faulkner, Aaron Finch, Dwayne Smith, Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Andrew Tye, Ishan Kishan, Pradeep Sangwan, Shivil Kaushik, Shadab Jakati and Jaydev Shah.
Released players: Amit Mishra, Dale Steyn, Paras Dogra, Umang Sharma, Eklavya Dwivedi, Sarbjeet Ladda, Pravin Tambe, Akshdeep Nath.
Purse spent: INR 51.65 crore
Purse remaining: INR 14.35 crore
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