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| On Nov 30, 2021 1:22 PM IST

IPL 2022: KL Rahul, Rashid Khan to be banned for 1 season? Here’s update


The Indian Premier League retention deadline is over for all the franchises. There have been shocking as well as wise decisions, which have been made by the franchises. This is with respect to the news headlines that are floating by established websites, but the confirmation will be available on Nov 30, 9:30 PM. Some of the key players have missed out on the retention, and there have been controversies regarding the auction as well.

KL Rahul, Rashid Khan to be banned for 1  IPL season?

The Punjab Kings captain KL Rahul and Sunrisers Hyderabad spinner Rashid Khan is inviolved in a controversy ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction. Both these players are said to be in active discussions with the Lucknow based franchise for the IPL 2022. Both the franchises have lodged a verbal complaint to the BCCI, stating that the Lucknow franchise is pursuing & poaching KL Rahul and Rashid Khan to leave their current franchise. Here is what the report on InsideSport website states,

A BCCI source while speaking about the complaint said, “We haven’t received any letter but we have received a verbal complaint from two franchises about players poaching by Lucknow team. We are looking into it, and we will take appropriate action if it proves to be true.

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It is illegal to have discussions with another franchise, when you already have a contract with another one of them. The all rounder Ravindra Jadeja received a ban of 1 year in 2010 for the same case. Until now, no major news has come up regarding the ban of KL Rahul and Rashid Khan.

IPL 2021 Salary of KL Rahul and Rashid Khan

The Punjab Kings skipper used to get 11 Crores for each season of IPL from Punjab Kings. Although he was the leading run scorer for the team in the last 2 seasons, he is not expected to be retained for the next season. The Lucknow Franchise has reportedly offered him whooping 20 Crores.

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The best T20I Player of the last decade, Rashid Khan has been quite active in playing franchise cricket for the past 4-5 years. He was the best performing bowler for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in the Indian Premier League. The franchise paid him 9 Crores for each season.

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