Vivo IPL 2018 player retentions:
Vivo IPL 2018 player retentions have been one of the hot and trending topics around the world. With the re-born of banned (2 years back) franchises RR (Rajasthan Royals) and CSK (Chennai Super Kings), the bar has been increased. These two teams being finalists in the first edition of DLF sponsored IPL, has brought the glory back to this 11th edition of IPL.
As per the new IPL retention policy, the maximum spending for any franchise to retain the players should not exceed 33 crores. Having said that, Mumbai played even this retention game very calculatingly. They have spent 33 crores and retained the core of the Mumbai Indians team.
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Mumbai Indians:
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) January 4, 2018
Rohit Sharma – 15 Crores
Hardik Pandya – 11 Crores
Jasprit Bumrah – 7 Crores
They have completed the quota of three capped players for their 33 crores and left out with 2 RTM (Right To Match).
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Chennai Super Kings:
— MS Dhoni Fans #Dhoni (@msdfansofficial) January 4, 2018
MS Dhoni – 15 Cr
Suresh Raina – 11 Cr
Ravindra Jadeja – 7 Cr
Like MI (Mumbai Indians), CSK also completed the quota of their 33 crores with three capped players. This means no Ashwin for CSK.
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Delhi Daredevils:
Emerging talent Rishabh Pant for whooping 8 Cr, shining allrounder Chris Morris for 7.1 Cr and classic Shreyas Iyer for 7 crores.
DD is in the safe zone and can get one more capped player from India with 2 RTMs available at Auction.
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Kings XI Punjab:
Surprising everyone at auction, KXIP (Kings XI Punjab) retained only one player, Axar Patel. He has been Mr. Consistent in all the IPL editions for KXIP. He was retained for 6.75 Crores. This implies that KXIP has 3 RTM available at the auction. Let’s hope for better KXIP this time, under the guidance of Viru Pa…
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Kolkata Knight Riders:
KKR also stunned everyone who is watching the retention ceremony live. But as every news media told, Gambhir is not retained. So DD might have a golden opportunity to get Gambhir back to home.
Sunil Narine – 8.5 Cr
Andre Russell – 7 Cr
Still got 3 RTM available at auction to grab Gambhir and other big guns.
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Rajasthan Royals:
RR retained Steven Smith who will be likely captaining the side. Quite interestingly they retained only one player and wanted to build a completely new team for this IPL season. RR provides a platform for young talent for every IPL editions. Let’s see what they have got for this 11th edition.
Steve Smith – 12 Cr
RTM – 3
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Most entertaining and 2 times finalists RCB have never put a foot wrong in this IPL retention. Hope that will continue and bring them a trophy at least this time. They retained most promising Virat and Mr. 360.
Virat Kohli – 17 Cr (Highest by any player in IPL)
AB de Villiers – 11 Cr
Sarfaraz Khan – 1.75 Cr
RTM – 2
Vivo IPL 2018 Player Retentions – Sun Risers Hyderabad:
Orange Army retained the orange cap and purple cap contestants for this 11th edition of IPL.
David Warner – 12 Cr
Bhuvaneswar Kumar – 8.5 Cr
RTM – 3
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) January 4, 2018
Overall IPL retentions have been so predictive except the retention of Bumrah (rumors says Krunal will be retained). Let’s see what they have got for RTM at auction tomorrow. Share and let everyone know that IPL is not a batsmen game (Bhuvi and Bumrah banked 15.5 crores together)