IPL 2021 retained players list: List of Players retained by Delhi Capitals ahead of Mega Auction
Updated on: Dec 15, 2021 6:43 pm IST
DC Retained Players List – Delhi Capitals is one of the most successful teams in the last 3 seasons of the IPL. They have made the playoffs every single time only to bow down in the eliminator, final and the qualifier 2 respectively in 2019, 2020, 2021. Now with the mega auctions, they have retained four players going into the auction ahead of IPL 2022.
IPL 20222 Retention: DC retain the maximum players
A team can retain a maximum amount of 4 players ahead of mega auction that can have a maximum of 2 overseas and 2 Indian players or 3 Indian and 1 overseas players. Delhi Capitals have opted for the 2nd option where they have retained 3 Indian players and one overseas player.
Delhi Capitals retained players
- Rishabh Pant
- Axar Patel
- Prithvi Shaw
- Anrich Nortje
Rishabh Pant IPL salary for IPL 2022
Rishabh Pant is the first player to be retained by Delhi Capitals who fetches a whopping amount of 16 crore rupees as his salary amount. He will be the captain for them and also will be the middle order mainstay. He captained DC in 2021 and took them to the playoffs but his captaincy was questionable on several occasions. With time on his side, one can only hope that he learns from his mistakes in double quick time.
Prithvi Shaw IPL salary for IPL 2022
The swashbuckling opener Prithvi Shaw would have been a hot selling cake had he been under the hammer but DC have managed to retain him for 7 5 crore rupees which will be his salary till his time with DC.
Axar Patel IPL salary for IPL 2022
Axar Patel is the 2nd best finger spinner in India at the moment and his batting ability is an added advantage that goes without saying. DC had to make a tough choice between Axar Patel and Avesh Khan and they have went ahead with Axar Patel, retaining him for 9 crore rupees.
Anrich Nortje IPL salary for IPL 2022
Anrich Nortje was signed as a replacement in IPL 2020 and he has become their spearhead in the last 2 seasons going past Kagiso Rabada. DC have retained the South African speedster for 6.5 crore rupees.
Where to watch IPL retention live update
The retention is being live telecasted in Star sports 1 and Hotstar from 9.30 PM IST.