Which player should RCB go for in the next auction - List of released & retained IPL players
Who do you think RCB should buy from the list of players who have been released by all the IPL teams in the next IPL auction & also which teams will benefit the most from the next auction.
Some big and unexpected names have been released by the IPL Franchise to everyone’s surprise. Many expected ones have been also retained.
A total of 179 players have been retained by the nine franchises on the same financial terms. From November 1, franchises can re-sign players who they took as temporary replacements in IPL 2012. Each franchise has a salary cap of up to $12.5m to spend on their 2013 squad.
Give your opinions on the list of released and retained players list given below if you are happy or disappointed about it & what best can RCB do in the next auction and which players could we buy to make the team even more stronger than before.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: AB de Villiers, Abhimanyu Mithun,
Andrew McDonald, Arun Karthik, Cheteshwar Pujara, Chris Gayle, Daniel
Vettori, Harshal Patel, KP Appanna, Karun Nair,
Mayank Agarwal, Muttiah Muralitharan, Vinay Kumar, S Aravind, Saurabh
Tiwary, Syed Mohammad, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Vijay Zol, Virat Kohli,
Released players: Raajoo Bhatkal, CM Gautam, Mohammad Kaif, Abrar
Kazi, Charl Langeveldt, Dirk Nannes, Ryan Ninan, Prashanth Parameswaran,
Asad Pathan, Luke Pomersbach, Rilee Rossouw, S Thiyagarajan.
Chennai Super Kings: Albie Morkel, Ben Hilfenhaus, Dwayne Bravo,
Faf du Plessis, Michael Hussey, MS Dhoni, M Vijay, Nuwan Kulasekara, R
Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shadab Jakati, S Anirudha, S Badrinath, Suresh
Raina, Wriddhiman Saha.
Released players: George Bailey, Doug Bollinger, Joginder Sharma,
Suraj Randiv, Yo Mahesh, Abhinav Mukund, Scott Styris, Sudeep Tyagi, K
Vasudevadas, G Vignesh.
Delhi Daredevils: Ajit Agarkar, Andre Russell, David Warner,
Irfan Pathan, Kevin Pietersen, Mahela Jayawardene, Manpreet Juneja,
Morne Morkel, Naman Ojha, Pawan Negi, Roelof van der Merwe, Ross Taylor,
Shabaz Nadeem, Umesh Yadav, Unmukt Chand, Varun Aaron, Virender Sehwag,
Released players: Puneet Bisht, Robin Bist, Gulam Bodi, Doug
Bracewell, Aaron Finch, Sunny Gupta, Glenn Maxwell, Prashant Naik,
Kuldeep Raval, Aavishkar Salvi, Venugopal Rao, Vikas Mishra, Tejashwi
Yadav, Zafir Patel.
Kings XI Punjab: Adam Gilchrist, Azhar Mahmood, Bharghav Butt,
Bipul Sharma, David Hussey, David Miller, Dimitri Mascarenhas, Gurkeerat
Mansingh, Harmeet Singh Bansal, Mandeep Singh, Nitin Saini, Parvinder
Awana, Paul Valthaty, Piyush Chawla, Praveen Kumar, R Sathish, Shaun
Marsh, Siddharth Chitnis, Sunny Singh.
Released players: Kyle Abbott, Love Ablish, Amit Yadav, Ben
Cutting, Paras Dogra, James Faulkner, Ryan Harris, Vikramjeet Malik,
Abhishek Nayar, Ramesh Powar, Nathan Rimmington, Nitin Saini, Stuart
Kolkata Knight Riders: Brad Haddin, Brendon McCullum, Brett Lee,
Debabrata Das, Eoin Morgan, Gautam Gambhir, Iqbal Abdulla, Jacques
Kallis, James Pattinson, L Balaji, Laxmi Ratan Shukla, Manoj Tiwary,
Manvinder Bisla, Marchant de Lange, Pradeep Sangwan, Rajat Bhatia, Ryan
ten Doeschate, Sarabjit Singh Ladda, Shakib Al Hasan, Shami Ahmed, Sunil
Narine, Yusuf Pathan.
Released players: Chirag Jani, Sanju Samson, Iresh Saxena, Jaydev Unadkat.
Mumbai Indians: Abu Nechim Ahmed, Aditya Tare, Aiden Blizzard,
Ambati Rayudu, Amitoze Singh, Apporv Wankhade, Dhawal Kulkarni, Dinesh
Karthik, Harbhajan Singh, Herschelle Gibbs, James Franklin, Kieron
Pollard, Kuldeep Yadav, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell Johnson, Munaf Patel,
Pawan Suyal, Pragyan Ojha, Rahul Shukla, Robin Peterson, Rohit Sharma,
RP Singh, Sachin Tendulkar, Suryakumar Yadav, Sushant Marathe, T Suman,
Yuzvendra Singh Chahal.
Released players: Davy Jacobs, Richard Levi, Clint McKay, Sujit Nayak, Thisara Perera, Jaydev Shah.
Pune Warriors: Alfonso Thomas, Ali Murtaza, Angelo Mathews,
Anustup Majumdar, Ashish Nehra, Ashok Dinda, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dheeraj
Jadhav, Eklavya Dwivedi, Harpreet Singh,
Krishnakant Upadhyay, Luke Wright, Mahesh Rawat, Manish Pandey, Marlon
Samuels, Mitchell Marsh,
Mithun Manhas, Murali Kartik, Rahul Sharma, Raiphi Gomez, Robin Uthappa,
Shrikant Wagh, Wayne Parnell, Yuvraj Singh.
Released players: Sourav Ganguly, Michael Clarke, Callum
Ferguson, Kamran Khan, Harshad Khadiwale, Nathan McCullum, Mohnish
Mishra, Sachin Rana, Jesse Ryder, Graeme Smith, Steven Smith, Tamim
Iqbal, James Hopes.
Rajasthan Royals: Ajinkya Rahane, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan,
Ashok Menaria, Brad Hodge, Brad Hogg, Kevon Cooper, Rahul Dravid, S
Sreesanth, Shane Watson, Shaun Tait, Shreevats Goswami, Siddharth
Trivedi, Stuart Binny.
Released players: Johan Botha, Deepak Chahar, Dinesh Chandimal,
Aakash Chopra, Paul Collingwood, Aditya Dole, Samad Fallah, Faiz Fazal,
Sumit Narwal, Pankaj Singh, Amit Paunikar, Abhishek Raut, Owais Shah,
Pinal Shah, Amit Singh, Dishant Yagnik.
Hyderabad: Abhishek Jhunjhunwala, Akash Bhandari, Akshath Reddy,
Amit Mishra, Anand Rajan, Ankit Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Bharat Chipli,
Biplab Samantray, Cameron White, Chris Lynn, Dale Steyn, Ravi Teja,
Ishant Sharma, JP Duminy, Rusty Theron, Kumar Sangakkara, Parthiv Patel,
Shikhar Dhawan, Veer Pratap Singh.
Released players: T Atchuta Rao, Darren Bravo, Daniel Christian,
Kedar Devdhar, Manpreet Gony, Daniel Harris, Ishank Jaggi, Tanmay
Mishra, Syed Quadri, Sneha Kishore, Sunny Sohal, Tanmay Srivastava,
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