A total of 18 players were retained by eight franchises during the IPL 2018 player retention event. We take a brief look at the complete list.
MUMBAI INDIANS is set to retain skipper Rohit Sharma along with Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya. On the other hand, Delhi Daredevils will retain Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer.Â
THE EXPLOITS AND THE ACTIVITIES of the elite cricketing boards in the current era are often ruthless. Â The premier teams have a youth system with multiple layers of hierarchy, where talented players are either singled out from local areas or cherry-picked from regional teams.
IT'S ALL CLEAR NOW. The confusion surrounding the IPL player retention which made headlines for the past few weeks is now settled. After the IPL Governing Council met yesterday, it has been reported that teams will be allowed to retain a maximum of 5 players going into the players' auction in 2018.Â
TO GIVE players a respite from the Delhiâ€™s toxic smog and air pollution, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) is soon set to discuss with BCCI about the possibility of shifting Delhi Daredevilsâ€™ home matches to Thiruvananthapuram.
IPL retention and auction is all about chaos and confusion. By now it should have been clear on how the player retention policy would work going ahead into the 10th edition of the league.
THE BCCI announced the squad for the third Test and for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, starting December 10.
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