IPL 2023 Retained & Released Players List – RR, CSK, MI, GT, RCB, KKR, SRH, DC, LSG, PBKS: Debutant IPL franchise, Gujarat Titans (GT) lifted the coveted IPL glory, on May 29, in their maiden season which marked the end of the Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) season fifteen. The tournament that spanned over 2 months gave a new winner after six long years of domination from Mumbai Indians, and Chennai Super Kings.
Gujarat Titans (GT) hammered Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the marquee final to fetch their first IPL title in the very first season after getting the operational rights.
While the Tata IPL 2022 was big in several aspects, several unwanted dips were also encountered during the tournament. Despite the addition of the two new teams, the viewership saw a decline, however, it was soon revived to some extent during the second phase of the tournament.
The two newly added teams did exceedingly well throughout the tournament. While Gujarat ended their campaign winning the tournament, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) made an exit in the eliminator.
Meanwhile, IPL biggies such as Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings hit their all-time low performances. Mumbai remained at the bottom of the points table, and Chennai ended their rusty campaign in the penultimate position in the points table.
Nevertheless, all the teams would look to make strategies for the next IPL season. The planning process for the IPL 2023 will begin shortly for all the teams. The first step for that would be the retention and release of players ahead of the IPL 2023 auction.
In this article, we take a short tour of probable players who can be released and retained from their respective teams ahead of the IPL 2023 auction. IPL 2023 Retained & Released Players List – Players likely to be released & retained from each IPL franchise.
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IPL 2023 Retained & Released Player List:
RCB Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – Faf du Plessis, Glenn Maxwell, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Virat Kohli, Anuj Rawat, Shahbaz Ahamad, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Mahipal Lomror, Mohammed Siraj, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudessai, Dinesh Karthik, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Finn Allen, Rajat Patidar.
Released Players – Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, David Willey.
CSK Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwaine Pretorius, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, N Jagadeesan, Devon Conway, Dwayne Bravo, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, Simarjeet Singh, K Bhagath Varma
Released Players – Robin Uthappa, Tushar Deshpande, Chris Jordan, Mitchell Santner.
MI Retained and Released Player –
Retained Players – Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Basil Thampi, Mayank Markande, Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Ramandeep Singh, Daniel Sams, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Dewald Brevis, Hrithik Shokeen, Mohammad Arshad Khan (injured/replaced Kumar Kartikeya Singh), Anmolpreet Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Jofra Archer, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Murugan Ashwin, Fabian Allen
Released Players – Kieron Pollard, Jaydev Unadkat, Tymal Mills, Ramandeep Singh.
DC Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, Yash Dhull, David Warner, Chetan Sakariya, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Sarfaraz Khan, Anrich Nortje, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Mitch Marsh, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Ashwin Hebbar, Vicky Ostwal
Released Players – KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Tim Seifert, Lungi Ngidi
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KKR Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – Shreyas Iyer, Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Rasikh Dar, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Abhijeet Tomar, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Rinku Singh, Mohammad Nabi, Anukul Roy, Chamika Karunaratne, Venkatesh Iyer, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, Umesh Yadav
Released Players – Sam Billings, Aaron Finch, Baba Indrajith
PBKS Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Raj Bawa, Harpreet Brar, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Shahrukh Khan, Kagiso Rabada, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Sandeep Sharma, Atharva Taide, Benny Howell
Released Players – Nathan Ellis, Prabhsimran Singh.
GT Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – Hardik Pandya, Mohammad Shami, Shubman Gill, Rashid Khan, R Sai Kishore, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Dominic Drakes, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmad, Matthew Wade, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Gurkeerat Singh.
Released Players – Varun Aaron
LSG Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, Avesh Khan, Quinton de Kock, Jason Holder, Deepak Hooda, K Gowtham, Mark Wood (injured/replaced by Andrew Tye), Kyle Mayers, Ankit Rajpoot, Ravi Bishnoi, Dushmanta Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Krunal Pandya, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Mayank Yadav, B Sai Sudharsan
Released Players – Manish Pandey, Manan Vohra, Evin Lewis
SRH Retained and Released Players –
Retained Players – Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Washington Sundar, Jagadeesha Suchith, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Romario Shepherd, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Kartik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, Umran Malik, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Nicholas Pooran, Sean Abbott, R Samarth, Shashank Singh, Saurabh Dubey, Vishnu Vinod, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Released Players – Glenn Phillips
NOTE: These are just predicted names that can be retained or released from their respective names.