The deadline for trading and retaining players for IPL 2020 ended today. Franchises have announced their list of players which they have retained and released from the squads. Released players have a chance to be get picked at the auction. IPL 2020 Auction is scheduled to take place on 19 December at Kolkata.
IPL 2020 Released Players Full List
Kolkata Knight Riders: KKR has released 9 players; Anrich Nortje, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Lynn, Joe Denly, KC Cariappa, Matt Kelly, Nikhil Naik, Piyush Chawla, Prithvi Raj Yarra, Robin Uthappa, Shrikant Mundhe.
Mumbai Indians: MI released 10 players. Adam Milne, Alzarri Joseph, Barinder Sran, Ben Cutting, Beuran Hendricks, Evin Lewis, Jason Behrendorff, Pankaj Jaswal, Rasikh Dar, Yuvraj Singh.
Chennai Super Kings: CSK has released 5 players. MS Dhoni will lead the side in the next season. CSK released Sam Billings, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Dhruv Shorey, David Willey and Mohit Sharma.
Rajasthan Royals: RR released 11 players. As they have traded Ajinkya Rahane to Delhi, now in next season Steve Smith will lead the side. Rajasthan released Aryaman Birla, Ashton Turner, Ish Sodhi, Jaydev Unadkat, Liam Livingstone, Oshane Thomas, Prashant Chopra, Rahul Tripathi, Shubham Ranjane, Stuart Binny, Sudhesan Midhun.
Kings XI Punjab: KXIP has released 7 players. They have also traded their former skipper R Ashwin however they have yet to announce their skipper. KXIP has released Agnivesh Ayachi, Andrew Tye, David Miller, Moises Henriques, Prabhsimran Singh, Sam Curran, Varun Chakaravarthy.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: RCB released 12 players which are most by a team. They released Akshdeep Nath, Colin de Grandhomme, Dale Steyn, Heinrich Klassen, Himmat Singh, Kulwant Khejroliya, Marcus Stoinis, Milind Kumar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Prayas Ray Barman, Shimron Hetmyer, Tim Southee.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: SRH has released 5 players; Deepak Hooda, Martin Guptill, Ricky Bhui, Shakib Al Hasan, Yusuf Pathan.
Delhi Capitals: DC released 9 players: Ankush Bains, B Ayyappa, Chris Morris, Colin Ingram, Colin Munro, Hanuma Vihari, Jalaj Saxena, Manjot Kalra, Nathu Singh.