With only 27 players getting retained by the eight existing teams, the pool for the IPL mega auction will be replete with global cricket superstars. But before that, the two new teams will pick their stars during a special player draft.
The IPL Retention list was full of expected names but there were some big omissions too. Effectively the mega auction will have a massive pool of stars that teams can now choose from.
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises will submit the list of players retained for the 2022 edition on Tuesday (November 30). Star India and Disney+ Hotstar will telecast live a special program on IPL retention.
After the eight Indian Premier League teams finalise their retention plans, new franchises -- Lucknow and Ahmedabad -- will pick a maximum of three players between December 1 and 25 before the IPL mega auction in January.
Among the other Indians in the fray, Bhuvneshwar Kumar rose to 19th while Deepak Chahar reached 40th position in the bowlers' list of the latest ICC T20I rankings.
KL Rahul has a thigh injury. Suryakumar Yadav excelled in the recent T20 series against New Zealand that India won 3-0. India will play two Test matches against visiting New Zealand.
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