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IPL player retention 2018: MS Dhoni returns to CSK, RCB retain Virat Kohli and ab develliers

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IPL player retention 2018: MS Dhoni returns to CSK, RCB retain Virat Kohli and ab develliers

All eight teams participating in the IPL 2018 have retaken their favourite players today. Kolkata Knight Riders has given a big jolt to the Delhi batsman, who has not retained successful captain Gautam Gambhir. The signal is clear that in the new session KKR captain is also going to choose a new team and new captain, while Bangalore Royal Challengers have retained their captain Virat Kohli for 17 crores.After this Virat Kohli has become the highest paid player in IPL. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja returned home again. These three players have been retained by the Chennai Super Kings. Let’s tell you which players have retained and how much money they paid. The rest of the players will be auctioned on 27 and 28 January in Bengaluru.

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AB de Villiers will continue their allegiance with Royal Challengers Bangalore along with uncapped Sarfaraz Khan, even ahead of the likes of Chris Gayle and Yuzvendra Chahal. Kohli’s league fee (or actual price) was defined as INR 17 Crore by the franchise, and thus the purse was diminished by the same. As per the laws,
the deduction from salary purse in case of retention will be determined on the basis of guideline price (15 crore) or actual price (whichever is higher).Kings XI Punjab went for just one retention, naming spin-bowling all-rounder Axar Patel. Like KXIP, Rajasthan Royals retained just one player by including Australia captain Steven Smith. In the last season, Smith led Rising Pune Supergiant.

Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma (Rs 15 cr), Hardik Pandya (Rs 11 cr) and Jasprit Bumrah (Rs 7 cr).
Remaining Purse: Rs 47 crore
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 2

Delhi Daredevils

Chris Morris (Rs 15 cr), Rishabh Pant (Rs 11 cr) and Shreyas Iyer (Rs 7 cr)
Remaining Purse: Rs 47 crore.
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 2

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli (Rs 17 cr), AB de Villiers (Rs 11 cr) and Sarfaraz Khan (Rs 1.75 cr)
Remaining Purse: Rs 49 crore.
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 2

Chennai Super Kings

MS Dhoni, (Rs 15 cr), Suresh Raina (Rs 11 cr) and Ravindra Jadeja (Rs 7 cr).
Remaining Purse: Rs 47 crore
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 2

Rajasthan Royals

Steve Smith (Rs 12.5 crore)
Remaining Purse: Rs 67.5 core.
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 3

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)

Axar Patel (Rs 12.5 crore)
Remaining Purse: Rs 67.5 crore.
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 3

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

Sunil Narine (12.5 crore) and Andre Russell (8.5 crore).
Remaining Purse: Rs 59 crore.
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 3

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

David Warner (12.5 crore) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (8.5 crore)
Remaining Purse: Rs 59 crore.
Right-to-match cards left at auction: 3

The IPL set the salary cap at Rs 80 crore. A franchise is allowed to pick up to five of their existing players through a combination of retention and the right-to-match card during the auction. They can, however, retain up to three players ahead of the auction, and can also use a maximum of three right-to-match cards during the auction.A maximum number of 3 Capped Indian players, a maximum of 2 Overseas players and a maximum of 2 Uncapped Indian players needed to be adhered to overall. As far as the auction purse is concerned, in case of three players being retained, the franchise will be down by 33 Crore (15 Crore for the first player retained, 11 Crore for the second and 7 for the third). If two are retained, the purse will be down by Rs 21 Crore. (12.5 Crore for the first player retained and 8.5 Crore for the second). In case of only one player being retained by a franchise, they will be down by Rs 12.5 Crore.

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