IPL 2018: Dhoni back to CSK, Mumbai retains Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli stays with RCB

MUMBAI: Mahendra Singh Dhoni was back at his ‘spiritual house’ Chennai Super Kings while Royal Challengers Bengaluru kept India captain Virat Kohli during the much-publicised yet predictable Indian Premier League retentions here this evening.Mumbai Indians had the league’s most effective captain Rohit Sharma back in their stable as the majority of the retentions occurred on expected lines.Current Australia skipper Steve Smith was Rajasthan Royals ‘only pick while his deputy David Warner remains with Sunrisers Hyderabad in addition to pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar.One of the significant names not to be maintained is veteran Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir, who is now back in the auction swimming pool with West Indians Sunil Narine and Andre Russell being the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise’s 2 picks.Kings XI Punjab had left-arm spinner Axar Patel in their ranks while South African Chris Morris, young weapons Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer are back with Delhi Daredevils.The franchises that has gone for full three retentions are CSK, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Daredevils and RCB.CSK have actually kept their powerhouse entertainers Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina as their second and 3rd option respectively.AB de Villiers is RCB’s 2nd retention while they have actually kept uncapped Sarfaraz Khan for Rs 3 crore while putting Chris Gayle back in the auction pool.For Mumbai Indians, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah are second and third

retentions.The bag that one invests for retention of three topped gamers is Rs 15 crore for Gamer 1, Rs 11 crore for Gamer 2 and Rs 7 crore for Gamer 3 while for 2 retentions– it’s Rs 12.5 crore for Gamer 1 and Rs 8.5 crore for gamer 2. For Virat Kohli, the

retention was Rs 17 crore, which incidentally is his league charge. A single player retention had a reduction of Rs 12.5 crore.Retentions Total Purse: Rs 80 crore Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah. Handbag Staying: Rs 47 crore Delhi Daredevils: Chris Morris, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer. Purse Remaining: Rs 47 crore Royal Oppositions Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan. Bag Staying: Rs 49 crore Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja. Bag Remaining: Rs 47 crore Rajasthan Royals: Steven Smith. Handbag Remaining: Rs 67.5 core Kings XI Punjab: Axar Patel. Purse Remaining: Rs 67.5 crore.Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine and Andre Russell.Purse Staying: Rs 67.5 crore Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar Handbag Staying: Rs 67.5 crore.Stay approximately date on all the most recent< a href= > Cricket news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


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