IPL 2021 Full list: All eight franchises have released the list of retained players and excluded players from the (Released) team. All eight franchises retain 139 players (retained) and 57 players have been relegated. Which team has kept which player in its team and who has been excluded, see the full list.
1.Chennai Super Kings
Retained Players Retained Players Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Fab Duplesey, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, Karan Sharma, Lungi Nagidi, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Rituraj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Sam Karan, Josh and R Sai Kishori
Released Players Chennai Super Kings: Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla, Monu Singh, Sen. Watson have all been released by Chennai Super King.
Retained Players Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Johnny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Srivats Goswami, Siddharth Kaul, Khalil Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Mitchell Mars, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad
Released players Sunrisers Hyderabad: Bailey Stanlake Sandeep Bawanka Fabian Allen Sanjay Yadav Prithviraj Yar All these players have been released by Sunrisers Hyderabad from their team.
3.Royal Challenger Bangalore
Retained players Royal Challenger Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Devdutt Padikkal, Moe Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Joshua Philip, Pavan Deshpande, Shahbaz Ahmed, Adam Zampa, Ken Richardson
Released Players Royal Challenger Bangalore: Chris Morris, Shivam Dubey, Aaron Finch, Umesh Yadav, Dale Steyn, Moin Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, and Gurkeerat Mann have all been released.
Retained players Mumbai Indian: Rohit Sharma, Aditya Tare, Anmolpreet Singh, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav, Kirron Pollard, Krunal Pandya, Quinton de Kock, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult , Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwari, Mohsin Khan
Released Players: Rajkumar Balwant Rai, Digvijay Deshmukh, Lasith Malinga, Nathan Kuptor Nile, James Pattinson, Sherfen Rutherford, and Michelle McLaneghan have been relegated.
Retained Players Rajasthan royals: Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Joffra Archer, Jose Butler, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Mayank Markande, Rahul Tewatia, Ryan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Anuj Rawat, Karthik Tyagi, David Miller, Andrew Tie
Released Players Rajasthan Royals: Steve Smith, Akash Singh, Anirudh Joshi, Ankit Rajput, Oshen Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curren and Varun Aaron all these players have been released by Rajasthan Royals from their team.
6. Delhi Capitals
Retained Players Delhi capitals: Shreyas Lyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Kabbar Patel, Harshal Patel, Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, Shimron Hetimer, Marcus Stonis, Lalit Yadav, Enrique Narje, Daniel Symes, Praveen Dubey, Chris Woakes
Released Players Delhi capitals: Alex Carrey, Chemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Lamichane, Mohit Sharma, Jason Royin have all been relleased by Delhi Capitals from their team.
7.Kings XI Punjab
Retained Players Kings XI Punjab: KL Rahul, Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, Darshan Nalakande, Harpreet Brar, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Mo. Shami, M Ashwin, Nicholas Puran, Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Porel, Ravi Bishnoi, Chris Jordan, Prabhasimran Singh.
Released Players Kings XI Punjab: Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujib Zadran, Hardus Viljoen, James Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagdish Suchit, Tejinder Singh Dhillon have all these players released by Kings XI Punjab from their team.
8. Kolkata King Riders
Retained Players Kolkata Knight Riders:
Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagerkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prisidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Naren, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi , Varun Chakraborty, Tim Seifert
Released Players Kolkata Knight Riders:
Chris Green, Harry Gurni, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad and Tom Banton have all been released by Kolkata King Riders from their team.
IPL 2021 which is the 14th season of IPL was the list of Retained and Released players of all eight franchises.