The much-awaited schedule of the 2023 Indian Premier League has been announced. There will be 5 teams with every team playing the other twice in the same group while once with 4 from the other group.
Group A consists of Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, and Lucknow Super Giants while Group B comprises Chennai Super Kings, Punjab Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and defending Champions Gujarat Titans.
Here is the 2023 IPL schedule:
The schedule for the playoff stage has not been announced and will be done at a later date. Finals will be played on 28 May in Ahmedabad. It promises to be an exciting tournament with the top 10 teams playing at their home venues.
Retention and Release List of all 10 franchises
Retained Players: Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudarshan, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Vijay Shankar, R Sai Kishore, Jayant Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Noor Ahmad, Darshan Nalkande, Pradeep Sangwan
Released: Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Lockie Ferguson, Dominic Drakes, Gurkeerat Singh, Jason Roy, Varun Aaron
Bought Players: Kane Williamson, Odean Smith, KS Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma.
Retained: Devdutt Padikkal, Dhruv Jurel, Jos Buttler, K.C Cariappa, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Obed Mccoy, Prasidh Krishna, R. Ashwin, Riyan Parag, Sanju Samson, Shimron Hetmyer, Trent Boult, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yuzvendra Chahal
Released: Anunay Singh, Corbin Bosch, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Karun Nair, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Shubham Garhwal, Tejas Baroka
Bought Players: Jason Holder (5.75 Cr), Donovan Ferrera (50 Lac), Kunal Rathore (20 Lac), Adam Zampa (1.5 Cr), Joe Root (1 Cr), KM Asif (30 Lac), Murugan Ashwin (20 Lac), Akash Vashisht (20 Lac), Abdul PA (20 Lac)
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Retained: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Faf Du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahamad, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Karn Sharma, David Willey, Rajat Patidar, Siddharth Kaul
Released: Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Luvnith Sissodia
Bought Players: Reece Topley (INR 1.9 crore), Himanshu Sharma (INR 20 lakh), Will Jacks (INR 3.2 crore), Manoj Bhandage (INR 20 lakh), Rajan Kumar (INR 70 lakh), Avinash Singh (INR 60 lakh), Sonu Yadav (INR 20 lakh).
4. Lucknow Super Giants
Retained: KL Rahul (capt), Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Manan Vohra, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi
Release: Andrew Tye, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Dushmanta Chameera, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Shahbaz Nadeem
Bought Players: Nicholas Pooran, Daniel Sams, Amit Mishra, Romario Shepherd, Naveen Ul Haq, Jaydev Unadkat, Yash Thakur, Swapnil Singh, Yudhvir Charak, Prerak Mankad
Retained: Anrich Nortje, Axar Patel, Chetan Sakariya, David Warner, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lalit Yadav, Lungisani Ngidi, Mitchell Marsh, Mustafizur Rahman, Pravin Dubey, Prithvi Shaw, Ripal Patel, Rishabh Pant, Rovman Powell, Sarfaraz Khan, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Vicky Ostwal, Yash Dhull, Aman Khan (T)
Release: Ashwin Hebbar, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Tim Seifert
Bought Players: Rilee Rossow (4.6 Cr) Mukesh Kumar (5.5 Cr), Phil Salt (2 Cr), Manish Pandey (2.4 Cr), Ishant Sharma (50 Lac)
Retained: Sanju Samson (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler, Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult, Obed McCoy, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldip Yadav, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, KC Cariappa.
Release: Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jimmy Neesham, Rassie van der Dussen, Daryl Mitchell, Karun Nair, Anunay Singh, Corbin Bosch, Shubham Garhwal, and Tejas Baroka.
Bought Players: Jason Holder (INR 5.75 crore), Donovan Ferreira (INR 50 lakh), Kunal Rathore (INR 20 lakh), Adam Zampa (INR 1.5 crore), KM Asif (INR 30 lakh), Murugan Ashwin (INR 20 lakh), Akash Vashisht (INR 20 lakh), Abdul P A (INR 20 lakh), Joe Root (INR 1 crore).
Retained: Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Glenn Phillips, Kartik Tyagi, Marco Jansen, Rahul Tripathi, T. Natarajan, Umran Malik, and, Washington Sundar
Release: Jagadeesha Suchith, Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Priyam Garg, R Samarth, Romario Shepherd, Saurabh Dubey, Sean Abbott, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Sushant Mishra, Vishnu Vinod
Bought Players: Harry Brook, Mayank Agarwal, Heinrich Klaasen, Vivrant Sharma, Adil Rashid, Mayank Dagar, Akeal Hosein, Mayank Markande, Upendra Singh Yadav, Sanvir Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Samarth Vyas, Nitish Kumar Reddy.
Retained: Akash Madhwal, Arjun Tendulkar, Dewald Brevis, Hrithik Shokeen, Ishan Kishan, Jason Behrendorff (T), Jasprit Bumrah, Jofra Archer, Kumar Kartikeya Singh, Mohd. Arshad Khan, N. Tilak Varma, Ramandeep Singh, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Tim David, Tristan Stubbs
Release: Anmolpreet Singh, Aryan Juyal, Basil Thampi, Daniel Sams*, Fabian Allen, Jaydev Unadkat, Kieron Pollard, Mayank Markande, Murugan Ashwin, Rahul Buddhi, Riley Meredith, Sanjay Yadav, Tymal Mills
Bought Players: Cameron Green (17.50 Cr), Jhye Richardson (1.5 Cr), Piyush Chawla (50 Lac), Vishnu Vinod (20 Lac), Shams Mulani (20 Lac), Nehal Wadhera (20 Lac), Raghav Goyal (20 Lac)
Kolkata Knight Riders
Retained: Shreyas Iyer, Gurbaj, Rinku Singh, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Nitish Rana, Anukul Roy, Venkatesh Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakraborty, Harshit Rana
Release: Aaron Finch, Abhijeet Tomar, Ajinkya Rahane, Alex Hales, Ashok Sharma, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Mohammad Nabi, Pat Cummins, Pratham Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Rasikh Dar, Sam Billings, Sheldon Jackson, Shivam Mavi
Bought Players: N. Jagadeesan (INR 90 lakh), Vaibhav Arora (INR 60 lakh), Suyash Sharma (INR 20 lakh), David Wiese (INR 1 crore), Kulwant Khejroliya (INR 20 lakh), Litton Das (INR 50 lakh), Mandeep Singh (INR 50 lakh), Shakib Al Hasan (INR 1.5 crore).
Chennai Super Kings
Retained: MS Dhoni (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu (wk), Devon Conway, Subhranshu Senapati, Deepak Chahar, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana, Simranjeet Singh, Matheesha Pathirana, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, Mitchell Santner, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Dwaine Pretorius
Release: Dwayne Bravo, Adam Milam, KM Asif, Hari Nishant, Bhagat Verma, Robin Uthappa, N Jagadish, Chris Jordan
Bought Players: Ajinkya Rahane (INR 50 lakh), Ben Stokes (INR 16.25 crore), Shaik Rasheed (INR 20 lakh), Nishant Sindhu (INR 60 lakh), Kyle Jamieson (INR 1 crore), Ajay Mandal (INR 20 lakh), Bhagath Varma (INR 20 lakh).
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