From a pool of 1122 players, 578 cricketers would be up for auction. 360 of them are Indian and the rest are overseas players. Out of the 578 cricketers, 244 are capped players, 332 are uncapped and the remaining 2 are associate players.
Here’s a rundown on all the players that have been retained by their respective team pre-auctions:
The defending champions, Mumbai Indians have decided to retain Rohit Sharma for a bid of 15 crores, Hardik Pandya for 11 crores and Jasprit Bumrah for 7 crores.
Delhi Daredevils have retained Rishabh Pant for 8 crores, Chris Morris for 7.1 crores and Shreyas Iyer for 7 crores.
Chennai Super Kings have chosen to retain MS Dhoni for 15 crores, Suresh Raina for 11 crores and Ravindra Jadeja for 7 crores.
Rajasthan Royals have retained Australian cricketer Steven Smith for 12.5 crores.
Kolkata Knight Riders have chosen to retain the overseas players Sunil Narine and Andre Russell for a bid price of 8.5 crores and 7 crores respectively.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have chosen to spend 17 crores to retain Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli has been associated with Royal Challengers Bangalore for the past 11 seasons.
King’s XI Punjab have retained Axar Patel for 6.5 crores while Sunrise Hyderabad have retained David Warner for 12 crores and Bhuvneshwar Kumar for 8.5 crores.