The forthcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 Players’ Auction, set to occur in Dubai on December 19, has spurred action from all ten franchises. Although the IPL 2024 Auction marks the competition’s first venture outside India, teams have already strategized player retention for the upcoming T20 spectacle.
Despite the official IPL 2024 Transfer Window closure on November 24, reports indicate that teams have promptly informed the IPL Governing Council of their released players. The Chennai Super Kings, champions of IPL 2023, notably let go of star all-rounder Ben Stokes and retired player Ambati Rayudu.
Delhi Capitals opted to release promising batsman Prithvi Shaw and experienced campaigner Manish Pandey. Gujarat Titans made waves by releasing Odean Smith, Dasun Shanaka, and Yash Dayal ahead of the IPL 2024 Auction.
Surprising many, two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders released the explosive Jamaican Andre Russell, along with Lockie Furguson and Shakib Al Hasan. Lucknow Super Giants decided to part ways with pacers Avesh Khan, Jaidev Unadkat, and Daniel Sams, among others.
Five-time champions Mumbai Indians released Jofra Archer, who, despite being bought in the IPL 2022 Auction, remained unavailable for the season. Punjab Kings released leg-spinner Rahul Chahar and other players, while Rajasthan Royals bid farewell to Jason Holder, Joe Root, KC Cariappa, and Murugan Ashwin.
Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad also joined the release spree, parting ways with several players, including Harshal Patel, Dinesh Karthik, Finn Allen, and Harry Brook, Mayank Agarwal, Adil Rashid, and Akeal Hossein, respectively.
The detailed list of released players by each team, along with their auction amounts in INR, is as follows:
1) Chennai Super Kings
– Ben Stokes: 16.25 Crore
– Ambati Rayudu: 6.75 Crore
– Kyle Jameson, Sisanda Magala, Simranjeet Singh, Sheikh Rasheed (Various amounts)
2) Delhi Capitals
– Prithvi Shaw: 7.5 Crore
– Manish Pandey: 2.4 Crore
– Mustafizur Rahman, Lungi Ngidi, Ripal Patel (Various amounts)
3) Gujarat Titans
– Yash Dayal: 3.2 Crore
– Dasun Sanaka: 2 Crore
– Odeon Smith, Pradeep Sangwan, Urvil Patel (Various amounts)
4) Kolkata Knight Riders
– Andre Russel: 12 Crore
– Lockie Ferguson: 10 Crore
– David Weise, Shakib Al Hasan, Johnson Charles, Mandeep Singh (Various amounts)
5) Lucknow Super Giants
– Avesh Khan: 10 Crore
– Daniel Sams: 75 Lakh
– Jaydev Unadkat, Romario Shepherd, Suryansh Shegde (Various amounts)
6) Mumbai Indians
– Jofra Archer: 8 Crore
– Chris Jordan, Duan Jansen, Tristan Stubbs, Arshad Khan (Various amounts)
7) Punjab Kings
– Rahul Chahar: 5.2 Crore
– Harpreet Bhatia, Matthew Short, Baltej Dhanda (Various amounts)
8) Rajasthan Royals
– Jason Holder: 5.75 Crore
– Joe Root, KC Cariappa, Murugan Ashwin (Various amounts)
9) Royal Challengers Bangalore
– Harshal Patel: 10 Crore
– Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Finn Allen (Various amounts)
10) SunRisers Hyderabad
– Harry Brook: 13.25 Crore
– Mayank Agarwal: 8.25 Crore
– Adil Rashid, Akeal Hossein (Various amounts)
The mentioned list of released players by IPL teams, along with their auction amounts in INR, is contingent upon media reports, as official communication from both the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the respective franchises is still pending. While the details provided offer insights into the potential changes in team compositions for the upcoming IPL 2024, it’s essential to exercise caution and await official announcements.p
The dynamic nature of player transfers and team strategies in the cricketing landscape emphasizes the need for official confirmation to ensure accuracy and reliability. Fans and enthusiasts are advised to stay tuned for the formal declarations from IPL and the individual franchises to get the most accurate and up-to-date information on player releases and team dynamics.