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IPL 2024 Auction: 10 Team CSK, DC, GT, KKR, LSG, MI, PBKS, RR, RCB, SRH Retain and Release Players List, Captains, Purse Value, Date, Venue, Target Players – All You Need to Know!

IPL 2024 Auction : A Guide to Retained Players, Captains, Purse Values, Auction Date, Venue, and Top Target Players for CSK, DC, GT, KKR, LSG, MI, PBKS, RR, RCB, SRH.

The cricketing world is gearing up for the highly anticipated IPL 2024 season, and the excitement has reached its zenith with the release and retention of players by the ten franchises: Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC), Gujarat Titans (GT), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), Mumbai Indians (MI), Punjab Kings (PBKS), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH). In this detailed preview, we explore each team’s retained and released players, team captains, purse values, auction date and venue, and the potential target players.

IPL 2024 Auction 10 Team CSK, DC, GT, KKR, LSG, MI, PBKS, RR, RCB, SRH Retain and Release Players List, Captains, Purse Value, Date, Venue, Target Players – All You Need to Know!
IPL 2024 Auction 10 Team CSK, DC, GT, KKR, LSG, MI, PBKS, RR, RCB, SRH Retain and Release Players List, Captains, Purse Value, Date, Venue, Target Players – All You Need to Know!

IPL 2024 Auction

Overview

The IPL 2024 auction is scheduled to take place on December 19, 2023, in Dubai. The vibrant city is set to host the bidding war where franchises will compete to secure the services of top-notch players.

  • Total Number of Players: 173
  • Overseas Players: 50
  • Total Money Spent (Rs.): 737.05
  • Salary Cap Available (Rs.): 262.95
  • Available Slots: 77
  • Overseas Slots: 30

Reference: IPL officials website

Purse Value

Here are the details of the purse values for each team in the IPL 2024 auction:

  1. CSK (Chennai Super Kings): Purse Value – Rs. 31.4 Crore
  2. DC (Delhi Capitals): Purse Value – Rs. 28.95 Crore
  3. GT (Gujarat Titans): Purse Value – Rs. 38.15 Crore
  4. KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders): Purse Value – Rs. 32.7 Crore
  5. LSG (Lucknow Super Giants): Purse Value – Rs. 13.15 Crore
  6. MI (Mumbai Indians): Purse Value – Rs. 17.75 Crore
  7. PBKS (Punjab Kings): Purse Value – Rs. 29.1 Crore
  8. RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore): Purse Value – Rs. 23.25 Crore
  9. RR (Rajasthan Royals): Purse Value – Rs. 14.5 Crore
  10. SRH (Sunrisers Hyderabad): Purse Value – Rs. 34 Crore

These purse values represent the remaining budget that each team has for the IPL 2024 auction.

Retain and Release Players List

The Chennai Super Kings have held on to stalwarts like MS Dhoni and Ruturaj Gaikwad while bidding farewell to Suresh Raina and Lungi Ngidi.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Capitals retained the explosive duo of Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer but let go of David Warner and Umesh Yadav.

The Gujarat Titans, after trading Hardik Pandya, retained Shubman Gill and Rashid Khan but released notable names like Dasun Shanaka and Alzarri Joseph.

Kolkata Knight Riders kept faith in young talents like Nitish Rana and Venkatesh Iyer, parting ways with the experienced Shubman Gill and Lockie Ferguson.

Lucknow Super Giants retained captain KL Rahul and dynamic all-rounder Marcus Stoinis but released Suresh Raina and David Malan.

The Mumbai Indians kept their core intact with Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah leading the charge, while releasing stars like Jofra Archer and Quinton de Kock.

Punjab Kings secured the services of Shikhar Dhawan and Mayank Agarwal but bid farewell to Chris Gayle and Shahrukh Khan.

Rajasthan Royals, under Sanju Samson’s captaincy, retained exciting talents like Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rahul Tewatia but released Joe Root and Liam Livingstone.

Finally, the Royal Challengers Bangalore, led by Virat Kohli, retained Glenn Maxwell and Devdutt Padikkal but released the likes of Josh Hazlewood and Wanindu Hasaranga.

These strategic decisions set the stage for an intense auction as teams look to strengthen their squads for the IPL 2024 campaign.

Check out the full retain and release players list.

IPL 2024 Captains

MS Dhoni continues to lead Chennai Super Kings, while Rishabh Pant, if recovered, will captain Delhi Capitals; otherwise, David Warner takes the helm. New captains include Shubman Gill for Gujarat Titans, Nitish Rana for Kolkata Knight Riders, and KL Rahul for Lucknow Super Giants.

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MS Dhoni CSK Caption (Image: IPLT20.com)

Here is the list of cations of all 10 team, CSK, DC, GT, KKR, LSG, MI, PBKS, RR, RCB and SRH.

TeamCaptain
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)MS Dhoni
Delhi Capitals (DC)Rishabh Pant / David Warner (In case of recovery)
Gujarat Titans (GT)Shubman Gill
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)Nitish Rana (Subject to confirmation)
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)KL Rahul
Mumbai Indians (MI)Rohit Sharma (Potential transition to Hardik Pandya)
Punjab Kings (PBKS)Shikhar Dhawan
Rajasthan Royals (RR)Sanju Samson
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)Faf du Plessis (Subject to confirmation)
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)Aiden Markram

IPL 2024 Target Players

IPL 2024 Auction Target Players for all 10 teams:

TeamTarget Players
Chennai Super KingsCSK may set their sights on the experienced batter Manish Pandey and the World Cup-winning seamer Alzarri Joseph to strengthen their squad.
Delhi CapitalsDC might target the dynamic Aussie Travis Head for an explosive opening pair alongside David Warner and consider the versatile all-rounder Daryl Mitchell to bolster their squad.
Gujarat TitansGT, in the absence of Hardik Pandya, could aim for the explosive batters Travis Head and Harry Brook to fill the void in their lineup.
Kolkata Knight RidersKKR, known for their aggressive play, might aggressively pursue Travis Head for his power-packed batting and all-round skills to bring dynamism to their squad.
Lucknow Super GiantsLSG may look to strengthen their middle order with the addition of experienced all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and the versatile batsman Daryl Mitchell.
Mumbai IndiansMI, having made strategic moves in the trade window, might focus on bolstering their bowling attack with players like Gerald Coetzee and the spin sensation Wanindu Hasaranga.
Punjab KingsPBKS, in their pursuit of the elusive IPL title, could target the consistent English batter Harry Brook for stability and a powerful middle-order presence.
Rajasthan RoyalsRR may eye middle-order reinforcements with players like Harry Brook and Daryl Mitchell, aiming to build a well-balanced squad for the upcoming season.
Royal Challengers BangaloreRCB, known for bold moves, might target the explosive Shahrukh Khan and the seasoned all-rounder Adil Rashid to add flair and depth to their squad.
Sunrisers HyderabadSRH, in need of a turnaround, may go for experienced spin options like Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Mohammad Nabi to strengthen their bowling department and provide stability.