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IPL Released List 2023: Full List of Retained and Released Players, Live Auction

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List of Retained and Released Players for IPL 2023: All the franchises of Indian Premier League have announced their retained players list ahead of the mini IPL auction in Kochi on December 23. All the teams were asked to submit their retention/released list after the conclusion of T20 World Cup 2022.

The window for the 10 franchises to retain players for the TATA Indian Premier League 2023 season ended on 15th November 2022. 163 players were retained by the franchises whereas 85 players were released from their existing squads. 

Dwayne Bravo, who was one of the main player of Chennai Super Kings from last 11 years was not retained by the franchise. Punjab King’s former captain Mayank Agarwal, Sunriser Hyderabad’s former captain Kane Williamson & Nichlos Pooran were among the prominent players not to be retained by their respective franchises ahead of mini auction.

Sunrisers Hyderabad released maximum 12 players and will be participating in mini auction with highest purse of Rs 42.25 crores.

IPL Mini Auction 2023 Summary

TournamentIndian Premier League
Year 2023
IPL 2023 Start DateApril 2023
Ending DateJune 2023
IPL 2023 Mini Auction23rd December 2022
Total Teams10 Teams
List of IPL FranchiseCSK, RCB, MI, KKR, DD, RR, KXIP, GT, LS, SRH
IPL Retained Players 2023163 Players
Released Players (All 10 Teams)85 Players
Retained Players ListClick Here
Official Websiteiplt20.com

Released and Retained Players Full List

The following players from the 10 franchises were retained & released from the squad: Here’s a full list of released and retained players including remaining purse.

MUMBAI INDIANS

Mumbai Indians released total 13 players and traded Jason Behrendorff. One of the most successful all-rounder in the history of IPL, Kieron Pollard was released from the team and he announced the retirement from the IPL. He was then announced as the batting coach of the most successful franchise in the history of IPL. Here is the List of Retained and Released Players for Mumbai Indians.

Player ReleasedKieron 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
Player RetainedRohit Sharma, 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.
Purse Remaining ValueINR 20.55 crore

CHENNAI SUPER KINGS

One of the most loved team in the IPL released 8 players. There were rumours that Ravindra Jadeja might part his ways, but his retention put the end to all the fake news circulating. Dwayne Bravo was the key release by the franchise. M S Dhoni will be the captain of the side in IPL 2023 as well. Here is the List of Retained and Released Players for Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

Player ReleasedDwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Adam Milne, Hari Nishaanth, Chris Jordan, Bhagath Varma, KM Asif, Narayan Jagadeesan
Player RetainedMS Dhoni, 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
Remaining PurseINR 20.45 crores

SUNRISERS HYDERABAD

Sunrisers Hyderabad released 12 players which include their former captain Kane Williamson and dangerous batsman Nicholas Pooran. Releasing Williamson does not seem to be a wise move, as the franchise released the likes of one of the greatest player in T20 cricket, Rashid Khan and David Warner last year to keep Williamson with the team.

Player Released Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Jagadeesha Suchith, Priyam Garg, Ravikumar Samarth, Romario Shepherd, Saurabh Dubey, Sean Abbott, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Sushant Mishra, Vishnu Vinod
Player RetainedAbdul Samad, Aiden Markram, Rahul Tripathi, Glenn Phillips, Abhishek Sharma, Marco Jansen, Washington Sundar, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Kartik Tyagi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Umran Malik
Remaining PurseINR 42.24 Crore

ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGLORE

RCB just released their 5 players and they are likely to play the same team as last year with one or two changes.

Player ReleasedJason Behrendorff, Aneeshwar Gautam, Chama Milind, Luvnith Sisodia, Sherfane Rutherford
Player Retained Faf du Plessis, 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
Remaining PurseINR 8.75 Crore

GUJARAT TITANS

The defending champions of the tournament have released only six players from their winning squad. Hardik Pandya will be the captain of the side this year as well. Jason Roy and Lockie Ferguson are the top releases.

Player ReleasedRahmanullah Gurbaz, Lockie Ferguson, Dominic Drakes, Gurkeerat Singh, Jason Roy, Varun Aaron
Player RetainedHardik Pandya, 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
Remaining PurseINR 19.25 Crore

LUCKNOW SUPERGIANTS

The LSG’s have released the likes of Jason Holder who was among the top performers for the team last year. They have four overseas slot remaining and they might bring in one or two experienced middle order batsman as Manish Pandey is also not retained by the franchise.

Player ReleasedAndrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Dushmantha Chameera, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Shahbaz Nadeem
Player RetainedKL Rahul, 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
Remaining PurseINR 23.35 Crore

RAJASTHAN ROYALS

The winner of the first edition had a brilliant season last year will look to end the title drought this year. They have released four overseas players and will look to strengthen their batting.

Player ReleasedAnunay Singh, Corbin Bosch, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Karun Nair, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, Shubham Garhwal, Tejas Baroka
Player RetainedSanju Samson, 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
Remaining PurseINR 13.2 Crore

DELHI CAPITALS

Delhi Capitals have released all rounder Shardul Thakur and Tim Seifert. Only 5 players were released from the squad.

Player ReleasedShardul Thakur, Tim Seifert, Ashwin Hebbar, Srikar Bharat, Mandeep Singh
Player RetainedRishabh Pant, 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
Remaining PurseINR 19.45 Crore

KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS

The key release of KKR were Ajinkya Rahane, Aaron Finch and Pat Cummins. Alex Hales will not be available this season has been released as well. In total 16 players were released from the squad. They traded Shardul Thakar, Lockie Ferguson and Gurbaz into the team.

Player ReleasedPat 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
Player RetainedShreyas Iyer, 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
Remaining PurseINR 7.05 Crore

PUNJAB KINGS

Their major release were the former captain Mayank Agarwal and Odean Smith. They have three overseas slot remaining. Shikhar Dhawan has been announced as the new captain for the team.

Player ReleasedMayank Agarwal, Odean Smith, Vaibhav Arora, Benny Howell, Ishan Porel, Ansh Patel, Prerak Mankad, Sandeep Sharma, Writtick Chatterjee
Player RetainedShikhar Dhawan, 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
Remaining PurseINR 32.2 Crore

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IPL 2023/ Squad Size / Salary Cap / Available Slots

FranchiseNo of PlayersNo of Overseas PlayersTotal  money spent (Rs.)Salary cap available (Rs.)Available SlotsOverseas Slots
CSK18674.5520.4572
DC20675.5519.4552
GT18575.7519.2573
KKR14587.957.05113
LSG15471.6523.35104
MI16574.4520.5593
PBKS16562.832.293
RCB18686.258.7572
RR16481.813.294
SRH12452.7542.25134
Total16350743.5206.58730
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