IPL 2021 retained players list: List of Players retained by RCB ahead of Mega Auction

Published on: Nov 30, 2021 11:36 am IST|Updated on: Dec 15, 2021 6:43 pm IST

IPL Retained Player List

IPL Retained Player List – The Royal Challengers Bangalore have been one of the popular teams in the tournament with respect to number of fans and presence of some of the top players. Although, they have not been able to secure a title victory, they have given their best efforts in the 2009, 2011 2016, and 2021 season. Since the IPL 2008, the RCB had power packed batting line up of best T20 batters, but their bowlers have not been able to perform well, which is one of the reasons for the team not getting a success, as they would have liked. There has been a major announcement regarding the IPL 2022 for Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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IPL 2022 Retention Player List

There have been confirmed reports of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise retaining 3 players, Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammed Siraj for the next 3 years. Both the players did well in the IPL 2021 season, especially Glenn Maxwell getting back to his original self in the RCB jersey. The other players like Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Harshal Patel were also in the fray of getting retained but the franchise have not opted to select any of them.

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Virat Kohli IPL salary

Virat Kohli was a no-doubt retention for RCB and it was all the way expected to be done. Bangalore might not have him as a captain, but they can’t let him go as a player. Virat has had a tremendous career in the IPL and his stats are just some golden numbers, which are extraordinary and all these runs, he has made, he has done it for the RCB, so the retention was obvious for everyone. Virat has bagged 15 cr for his retention in the team.

Virat Kohli IPL 2021 Stats

Matches Runs Average
15 405 28.92

Glenn Maxwell IPL salary

IPL 2022 Retention

Glenn Maxwell is a gun player, he has been the highest scorer for the RCB in the last season and sealed his retention in the team. Maxwell is a all-rounder, who can bowl couple of good overs in the start and can be a good handy bowler. He is a power hitter and has shown his worth in the RCB dugout. Maxwell was a probable retention for them, as after RCB has seen him performed very well. According to the retention rules, Maxwell is set to get 11 Crores for each IPL season.

Glenn Maxwell IPL 2021 Stats

Matches Runs Average
15 513 42.75

Related: List of Players retained by Kolkata Knight Riders

Mohammed Siraj IPL Salary

The fast bowler Mohammed Siraj, has been retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore for an amount of 7 crores. Siraj has improved his performance in the Indian Premier League and international cricket for the past 1 year.

Mohammed Siraj IPL 2021 Stats

Matches Wickets Economy
15 11 6.37

RCB retained players

Where to watch IPL Retention Live Updates?

The Indian Premier League retention live updates can be watched live on Star Sports Network. The Star Sports English, Hindi will broadcast the auction, while it can be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar app at 9:30 PM IST on 30 November.

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