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Indian T20 League 2023: Here’s a look at complete list of released and retained players ahead of December’s mini-auction

The Indian cricket Board is set to host the mini-auction in December for the 2023 edition of the Indian T20 League.

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The Indian cricket Board is set to host the mini-auction for the next season of the Indian T20 League. The auction will take place on the 23rd of December in Kochi. Indian T20 League’s 16th edition will be played in the old format of matches both away and at home.

Before the commencement of the mini-auction today i.e., Tuesday, 15th of November was the deadline for submitting their list of retained and released players ahead of the next season of the Indian T20 League.

Before moving ahead into the mini-auction, every team will be going with an increment of INR 5 crores in the respective purse values allotted earlier to them.

Coming back to the release and retention of the players, All the teams have made a few big changes in their squads by releasing some big names a month before the commencement of the mini-auction for the 2023 edition of the Indian T20 League.

Meanwhile, veteran speedster and Aussie captain, Pat Cummins, who played for Kolkata has opted not to take part in next year’s Indian T20 League due to commitments for the national team. Other than Cummins, English player Sam Billings and star opener Alex Hales has also decided to pull back from the 16th edition of the tournament.

So, without further ado, here we’ll have a look at the complete list of retained and released players by all the participating teams before the mini-auction for the 16th edition of the Indian T20 League.

Rajasthan

Released Players ahead of mini-auction: Anunay Singh, Corbin Bosch, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Karun Nair, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, Shubham Garhwal, Tejas Baroka.

Players bought via trade – NA

Remaining purse – INR 13.2 crores

Remaining slots for overseas players – 4

Current squad after release and retention process: Sanju Samson (C), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler, Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult, Obed McCoy, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, KC Cariappa

Bangalore

Released Players ahead of the mini-auction: Jason Behrendorff, Aneeshwar Gautam, Chama Milind, Luvnith Sisodia, and Sherfane Rutherford.

Players picked via trade: NA

Remaining Purse for mini-auction: INR 8.75 crores

Remaining slots for overseas players: 2

Current squad after release and retention process: Faf du Plessis (capt), Virat Kohli, Suyash Prabhudessai, Rajat Patidar, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Finn Allen, Glenn Maxwell, Wanindu Hasaranga, Shahbaz Ahmed, Harshal Patel, David Willey, Karn Sharma, Mahipal Lomror, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood, Siddarth Kaul, Akash Deep

Lucknow

Released players before the mini-auction – Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Dushmantha Chameera, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Shahbaz Nadeem

Players picked via trade – NA

The remaining purse for mini-auction – INR 23.35 crore

Remaining slots for overseas players – 4

Current squad after release and retention process:

KL Rahul (capt), Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Manan Vohra, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi

Gujarat

Released players before the mini-auction -Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Lockie Ferguson, Dominic Drakes, Gurkeerat Singh, Jason Roy, Varun Aaron,

Players picked via Trade – NA

The remaining purse for the mini-auction – INR 19.25 crore

Slots remaining for overseas players – 3

Current squad after release and retention process:

Hardik Pandya (capt), Shubman Gill, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudharsan, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Rashid Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Pradeep Sangwan, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, R Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad.

Kolkata

Released players before the mini-auction: Pat Cummins, Sam Billings, Aman Khan, Shivam Mavi, Mohammad Nabi, Chamika Karunaratne, Aaron Finch, Alex Hales, Abhijeet Tomar, Ajinkya Rahane, Ashok Sharma, Baba Indrajith, Pratham Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Rasikh Salam, Sheldon Jackson.

Players picked via trade – Shardul Thakur, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Lockie Ferguson

The remaining purse for the mini-auction: INR 7.05 crore

Current squad after the release and retention process:

Shreyas Iyer (capt), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh

Punjab

Released Players before the mini-auction: Mayank Agarwal, Odean Smith, Vaibhav Arora, Benny Howell, Ishan Porel, Ansh Patel, Prerak Mankad, Sandeep Sharma, Writtick Chatterjee.

Players picked via trades – NA

The remaining purse for the mini-auction – INR 32.2 crores

Remaining slots for the overseas players – 3

Current squad after the release and retention process:

Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Shahrukh Khan, Jonny Bairstow, Prabhsimran Singh, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Jitesh Sharma, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Liam Livingstone, Atharva Taide, Arshdeep Singh, Baltej Singh, Nathan Ellis, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Harpreet Brar

Chennai

Released players before the mini-auction – Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Adam Milne, Hari Nishaanth, Chris Jordan, Bhagath Varma, KM Asif, Narayan Jagadeesan.

Players picked via trades – NA

The remaining purse for the mini-auction – INR 20.45 crore.

Slots remaining for the overseas players -.2

Current squad after the release and retention process:

MS Dhoni (capt), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chowdhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana.

Hyderabad

Released players before the mini-auction – Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Jagadeesha Suchith, Priyam Garg, Ravikumar Samarth, Romario Shepherd, Saurabh Dubey, Sean Abbott, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Sushant Mishra, Vishnu Vinod.

Players picked via trades – NA

The remaining purse for the mini-auction – INR 42.25 crore

Slots remaining for the overseas players – 4

Current squad after the release and retention process – Abdul Samad, Aiden Markram, Rahul Tripathi, Glenn Phillips, Abhishek Sharma, Marco Jansen, Washington Sundar, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Kartik Tyagi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik.

Mumbai

Released players before the mini-auction – Kieron Pollard, Anmolpreet Singh, Aryan Juyal, Basil Thampi, Daniel Sams, Fabian Allen, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Murugan Ashwin, Rahul Buddhi, Riley Meredith, Sanjay Yadav, Tymal Mills.

Players picked via trades – Jason Behrendorff

The remaining purse for the mini-auction – INR 20.55 crore

Slots remaining for the overseas players – 3

Current squad after the release and retention process:

Rohit Sharma (capt), Tim David, Ramandeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Tristan Stubbs, Dewald Brevis, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, Arjun Tendulkar, Arshad Khan, Kumar Kartikeya, Hrithik Shokeen, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal.

Delhi

Released players before the mini-auction – Shardul Thakur, Tim Seifert, Ashwin Hebbar, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh.

Players picked via trades – Aman Khan

The remaining purse for the mini-auction – INR 19.45 crore

Slots remaining for the overseas players – 2

Current squad after the release and retention process –

Rishabh Pant (C), David Warner, Prithvi Shaw, Ripal Patel, Rovman Powell, Sarfaraz Khan, Yash Dhull, Mitchell Marsh, Lalit Yadav, Axar Patel, Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Khaleel Ahmed, Lungi Ngidi, Mustafizur Rahman, Aman Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Praveen Dubey, Vicky Ostwal.

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