IPL 2022 Mega auction is going to happen in January next year. So, before the mega auction happens, each team will disclose their retention for the next IPL 2022 season. However, the two new teams, Lucknow and Ahmedabad will also pick their first 3 players within December. In this article, SportzPoint will give you the probable retention picks of each team (excluding two new teams) for the upcoming season.
The existing 8 IPL teams can retain a maximum of 4 players( 3 Indians + 1 overseas or 2 Indians + 2 overseas).
Chennai Super Kings :
The current Champions of the league Chennai Super Kings will surely want to retain these players including their captain MSD. They have already won the title four times (2010.2011, 2018 & 2021) under MS Dhoni.
Mumbai Indians :
Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians won the league 5 times(2013,2015,2017,2019 & 2020). However, the most successful team of the league will be looking to retain these players for the IPL 2022 season.
Royal Challengers Bangalore :
As we know Virat Kohli will not lead the side in IPL 2022 as he pulls out from the job this year. However, RCB will be looking to find a perfect captain for their side in the upcoming mega auction. Now these players from RCB can be restrained by the management.
Punjab Kings :
KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings failed to make the playoffs for both the last two seasons. However, Rahul said that he will leave Punjab for the next season but, the management hasn’t confirmed yet. So, let’s see the probable retention picks for Punjab Kings for the IPL 2022 edition.
Kolkata Knight Riders :
Kolkata Knight Riders reached finals for the last season but failed to lift the trophy. However, KKR management maybe drops their captain Morgan for the upcoming IPL 2022 season. The two times (2012,2014) Champions of the league may retain these players for the next edition.
Rajasthan Royals :
Rajasthan Royals won the league in the inauguration edition back in 2008. However, Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals will be looking to retain these players ahead of the mega auction of IPL 2022.
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Delhi Capitals :
Delhi Capitals is one of the most successful teams in terms of their current form. However, DC management makes a decision that they will hand over the captaincy to Shreyas Iyer for the upcoming season. Now let’s take a look at which players can be restrained by the DC management.
Sunrisers Hyderabad :
Sunrisers Hyderabad won the league back in the 2016 edition under former captain David Warner. However, Kane and their management will be looking to retain these players ahead of the mega auction of IPL 2022.
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