With the 8 IPL teams officially confirming their retentions ahead of the mega auction next year, there is a huge buzz around the remaining players fitting into other teams. There are too many star players who will be coming into the auction and it is interesting to see the teams spending their purses. Punjab Kings has a lot of money remaining with them while the Delhi Capitals are on the bottom with the least amount.
Take a look at the amount that the teams are left with:
Purse remaining for 8 IPL teams:
Punjab Kings- 72 Cr
Sun Risers Hyderabad – 68 Cr
Rajasthan Royals – 62 Cr
Royal Challengers Bangalore- 57 Cr
Mumbai Indians – 48 Cr
Chennai Super Kings – 48 Cr
Kolkata Knight Riders – 48 Cr
Delhi Capitals – 47.5 Cr
There are reports that Rashid Khan, KL Rahul, Chahal & Warner might not make it to the auctions. Before that, the teams might grab them. New franchise Lucknow is planning to get Rahul and make him the captain of their franchise.
Chennai Super Kings released Suresh Raina for IPL 2022. Rajasthan Royals set to release Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer. KL Rahul, Ravi Bishnoi, Shahrukh Khan, Nicholas Pooran were released by Punjab Kings. Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, and Ishaan Kishan are also released by Mumbai Indians.
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With these many star players left behind, the teams will have to build perfect strategies to get the key players to their side and will also have to keep an eye on the purse.
Looking at this scenario, it is going to be a tough call by all the teams with a large number of players being available but with only less money left in their purse.
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