IPL Retention List 2024: Retained, Released Players List By All 10 Teams

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IPL 2024 Retentions

As the anticipation for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season builds up, the recent player retention announcements have added fuel to the excitement. 

The ten franchises participating in the IPL 2024  have made strategic decisions regarding the players they wish to retain and those they choose to release. 

Check the detailed breakdown of these moves by each team along with the released and retained players list for IPL 2024.

1. Gujarat Titans: Hardik Pandya Traded to MI 

Speculations have been rife about Pandya’s potential move to Mumbai Indians, but the Titans have officially not announced the same. 

The official list of retained players includes key contributors like Abhinav Sadarangani, David Miller, Kane Williamson, and Rashid Khan. On the other side, the Titans have released the likes of Alzarri Joseph, Dasun Shanaka, and K.S. Bharat.

Gujarat Titans Retained, Released Players: 

GT Retained Players for IPL 2024: Abhinav Sadarangani, B. Sai Sudharsan, Darshan Nalkande, David Miller, Hardik Pandya, Jayant Yadav, Joshua Little, Kane Williamson, Matthew Wade, Mohammad Shami, Mohit Sharma, Noor Ahmad, R. Sai Kishore, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman  Saha

GT Released Players for IPL 2024: Alzarri Joseph, Dasun Shanaka, K.S. Bharat, Odean Smith, Pradeep Sangwan, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Yash Dayal

2. Chennai Super Kings: Shaping a New Narrative

Chennai Super Kings (CSK), after a successful IPL 2023 campaign, have bid farewell to eight players, marking a shift in their squad dynamics. 

Notable among the released players are Ben Stokes, Dwaine Pretorius, and Kyle Jamieson. Ambati Rayudu has retired from all forms of Indian cricket, adding sentimental weight to the team’s transition. 

The retained list features familiar faces like MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Ravindra Jadeja, signalling a mix of experience and emerging talent.

Chennai Super Kings Retained, Released Players:

CSK Retained Players for IPL 2024: Ajay Mandal, Ajinkya Rahane, Deepak Chahar, Devon Conway, Maheesh Theekshana, Matheesha Pathirana, Mitchell Santner, Moeen Ali, MS Dhoni, Mukesh Choudhary, Nishant Sindhu, Prashant Solanki, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shaik Rasheed, Shivam Dube, Simarjeet Singh, Tushar Deshpande

CSK Released Players for IPL 2024: Akash Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Ben Stokes, Bhagath Varma, Dwaine Pretorius, Kyle Jamieson, Sisanda Magala, Subhranshu Senapati.

3. Royal Challengers Bangalore: Notable Releases

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have retained a formidable squad of 18 players, including marquee names like Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, and Glenn Maxwell. 

However, the team has also made strategic decisions to release some high-profile players. Harshal Patel and Wanindu Hasaranga, signed for substantial amounts IPL auction, find themselves among the released players. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore Retained, Released Players:

RCB Retained Players for IPL 2024: Akash  Deep, Anuj Rawat, Dinesh  Karthik, Faf Du Plessis, Glenn Maxwell, Himanshu Sharma, Karn Sharma, Mahipal Lomror, Manoj Bhandage, Mayank Dagar (T), Mohammed Siraj, Rajan Kumar, Rajat Patidar, Reece Topley, Suyash Prabhudessai, Virat Kohli, Vyshak Vijay Kumar, Will Jacks

RCB Released Players for IPL 2024: Avinash Singh, David Willey, Finn Allen, Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood, Kedar Jadhav, Michael Bracewell, Siddharth Kaul, Sonu Yadav, Wanindu Hasaranga, Wayne Parnell

4. Mumbai Indians: Hardik Pandya Joins; Jofra Archer Released

Defending champions Mumbai Indians have named Rohit Sharma as their captain for IPL 2024. However, the spotlight is on the reported trade of Hardik Pandya from Gujarat Titans to Mumbai Indians. 

Jofra Archer, still recovering from an elbow surgery, has been released. The list of released players also includes the likes of Chris Jordan, Riley Meredith, and Duan Jansen. The retained players feature stalwarts like Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan, and Rohit Sharma.

Mumbai Indians Retained, Released Players:

MI Retained Players for IPL 2024:: Akash Madhwal, Arjun  Tendulkar, Cameron Green, Dewald Brevis, Ishan Kishan, Jason Behrendorff, Jasprit Bumrah, Kumar Kartikeya Singh, N. Tilak Varma, Nehal Wadhera, Piyush Chawla, Rohit Sharma, Romario Shepherd (T), Shams Mulani, Surya Kumar Yadav, Tim David, Vishnu Vinod

MI Released Players for IPL 2024:: Chris Jordan, Duan Jansen, Hrithik Shokeen, Jhye Richardson, Jofra Archer, Mohd. Arshad Khan, Raghav Goyal, Ramandeep Singh, Roley Meredith, Sandeep Warrier, Tristan Stubbs

5. Delhi Capitals: Faith in Prithvi Shaw’s Explosiveness

Delhi Capitals have opted to retain explosive opener Prithvi Shaw, who is currently recovering from a knee injury suffered during his county cricket stint. 

The team has released players like Sarfaraz Khan and Manish Pandey, aligning their squad with the demands of top-tier T20 cricket. 

The retained list boasts names like David Warner, Rishabh Pant, and Ishant Sharma. Head coach Ricky Ponting and team director Sourav Ganguly express confidence in Shaw’s abilities.

Delhi Capitals Retained, Released Players:

DC Retained Players for IPL 2024: Abhishek Porel, Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel, David Warner, Ishant Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav, Lalit Yadav, Lungisani Ngidi, Mitchell Marsh, Mukesh Kumar, Pravin Dubey, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Vicky Ostwal, Yash Dhull

DC Released Players for IPL 2024: Aman Khan, Chetan Sakariya, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Manish Pandey, Mustafizur Rahman, Phil Salt, Priyam Garg, Rilee Rossouw, Ripal Patel, Rovman Powell, Sarfaraz Khan

6. Rajasthan Royals: A Blend of Experience and Youth

Rajasthan Royals have made significant moves, retaining 17 players while releasing 9 from their roster. Overseas player Joe Root has announced his decision to opt out of the IPL, shaping the team’s strategy for the upcoming season. 

The retained players include key contributors like Jos Buttler, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Sanju Samson. The Royals seem to strike a balance between experience and youthful exuberance as they prepare for IPL 2024.

Rajasthan Royals Retained, Released Players:

RR Retained Players for IPL 2024: Adam Zampa, Avesh Khan (T), Dhruv Jurel, Donovan Ferreira, Jos Buttler, Kuldeep  Sen, Kunal Rathore, Navdeep Saini, Prasidh Krishna, R. Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Sandeep Sharma, Sanju Samson, Shimron Hetmyer, Trent Boult, Yashaswi Jaiswal, Yuzvendra Chahal

RR Released Players for IPL 2024: Abdul P A, Akash Vashisht, Jason Holder, Joe Root, K.C Cariappa, K.M. Asif, Kuldip Yadav, Murugan Ashwin, Obed Mccoy

7. Lucknow Super Giants: Trading In Talent

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) have made notable additions to their squad, trading in Devdutt Padikkal from Rajasthan Royals. 

The batting lineup is bolstered with international superstars like Quinton de Kock and Nicholas Pooran, along with the addition of young talent like Ayush Badoni. 

The retained list includes names like Amit Mishra, KL Rahul, and Marcus Stoinis. LSG’s strategy suggests a focus on a robust combination of experience and emerging talent.

Lucknow Super Giants Retained, Released Players:

LSG Retained Players for IPL 2024: Amit Mishra, Ayush Badoni, Deepak Hooda, Devdutt Padikkal (T), K. Gowtham, KL Rahul, Krunal Pandya, Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Mohsin Khan, Naveen Ul Haq, Nicholas Pooran, Prerak Mankad, Quinton De Kock, Ravi Bishnoi, Yash Thakur, Yudhvir Charak

LSG Released Players for IPL 2024: Arpit Guleria, Daniel Sams, Jaydev Unadkat, Karan Sharma, Karun Nair, Manan Vohra, Suryansh Shegde, Swapnil Singh

8. Kolkata Knight Riders: Shreyas Iyer Returns; Gambhir Joins as Mentor

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have retained 13 players while releasing 12 from their IPL 2023 season squad. 

The return of Shreyas Iyer, who missed the last season due to injury, adds depth to the team’s batting lineup. 

Seasoned campaigners like Sunil Narine and Andre Russell continue to be part of the set-up. 

Additionally, KKR has shown faith in young fast bowlers like Harshit Rana and Vaibhav Arora. The coaching staff is strengthened with the addition of Gautam Gambhir as a mentor.

Kolkata Knight Riders Retained, Released Players:

KKR Retained Players for IPL 2024: Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, Harshit Rana, Jason Roy, Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz , Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Sunil Narine, Suyash Sharma, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer

KKR Released Players for IPL 2024: Aarya Desai, David Wiese, Johnson Charles, Kulwant Khejroliya, Litton Das, Lockie Ferguson, Mandeep Singh, N. Jagadeesan, Shakib Al Hasan, Shardul Thakur, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav

9. Punjab Kings: Strategic Retentions and Releases

Punjab Kings have opted for a strategic mix of retentions and releases. 

The released players include Shahrukh Khan and Matthew Short, while key contributors like Johnny Bairstow, Kagiso Rabada, and Shikhar Dhawan find a place in the retained list. 

The squad is a blend of international stars and emerging talents, reflecting Punjab Kings’ commitment to a balanced team composition.

Punjab Kings Retained, Released Players:

PBKS Retained Players for IPL 2024: Arshdeep Singh, Atharva Taide, Harpreet  Brar, Harpreet Bhatia, Jitesh Sharma, Jonny Bairstow, Kagiso Rabada, Liam Livingstone, Nathan Ellis, Prabhsimran Singh, Rahul Chahar, Rishi Dhawan, Sam Curran, Shikhar Dhawan, Shivam  Singh, Sikandar Raza, Vidwath Kaverappa

PBKS Released Players for IPL 2024: Baltej Dhanda, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Gurnoor Singh Brar, Matthew Short, Mohit Rathee, Raj Angad Bawa, Shahrukh Khan

10. Sunrisers Hyderabad: Overhauling for the Future

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have made significant changes in their squad for IPL 2024. Vivrant Sharma, Adil Rashid, and others have been released, paving the way for new additions like Shahbaz Ahamad and Aiden Markram. 

The retained list includes familiar names like Abdul Samad, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Rahul Tripathi. SRH seems to be overhauling their squad, with an eye on building a competitive team for the future.

Sunrisers Hyderabad Retained, Released Players:

SRH Retained Players for IPL 2024: Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Anmolpreet Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Glenn Phillips, Heinrich Klaasen, Marco Jansen, Mayank Agarwal, Mayank Markande, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Rahul Tripathi, Sanvir  Singh, Shahbaz Ahamad (T), T. Natarajan, Umran Malik, Upendra Singh Yadav, Washington Sundar

SRH Released Players for IPL 2024: Adil Rashid, Akeal Hosein, Harry Brook, Kartik Tyagi, Samarth Vyas, Vivrant Sharma

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