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Indian Premier League season 10: Full list of players released by all eight franchises

The Transfer And Release Window For The Upcoming Season Of The Lucrative Indian Premier League On December 15.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 19 Dec 2016, 11:32:33 PM
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New Delhi:

Indian pacer Ishant Sharma, English batting great Kevin Pietersen and South African pace ace Dale Steyn are among some of the high profile names to be released by their respective franchises ahead of the 10th season of cash rich Indian Premier League.

The transfer and release window for the upcoming season of the lucrative Indian Premier League on December 15.

As many as 63 cricketers have been released by eight franchises, while around 140 players including 44 overseas players have been retained for IPL season 10.

Rising Pune Supergiants (11 players), Royal Challengers Bangalore (10 players) and Kolkata Knight Riders (9 players) were the franchises to release a major chunk of the players.

Delhi Daredevils, who spent Rs 8.5 crore on all-rounder Pawan Negi, have set the player free after he couldn't feature in most of the matches for the team.

Here is the list of players released by all the eight franchises and their current purse status ahead of IPL 10: 

Rising Pune Supergiant  

Kevin Pietersen

Ishant Sharma

Irfan Pathan

Thisara Perera

Rudra Pratap Singh

Scott Boland 

M. Ashwin

Peter Handscomb

Saurabh Tiwary

Albie Morkel

George Bailey

Players released 11 (six overseas)
Players retained 16 (five overseas)
Purse spent INR 469,000,000
Purse remaining INR 191,000,000

Gujarat Lions

Dale Steyn

Paras Dogra

Eklavya Dwivedi

Sarbjeet Ladda

Pravin Tambe 

Umang Sharma 

Amit Mishra

Aksh Deep Nath

Players released 8 (one overseas)
Players retained 16 (six overseas)
Purse spent INR 516,500, 000
Purse remaining INR 143,500,000

Kings XI Punjab

Mitchell Johnson

Rishi Dhawan

Kyle Abott

Farhaan Behardien

Players released 4 (three overseas)
Players retained 19 (five overseas)
Purse spent INR 426,500,000
Purse remaining INR 233,500,000

Kolkata Knight Riders

Morne Morkel

Bradd Hogg

Jason Holder

Colin Munro

John Hastings

Jaydev Unadkat

Raj Gopal Satish

Manan Sharma

Shaun Tait

Players released 9 (six overseas)
Players retained 14 (four overseas)
Purse spent INR 462,500,000
Purse remaining INR 197,500,000

Mumbai Indians

Corey Anderson

Merchant de Lange

Unmukt Chand

Akshay Wakhare

Nathu Singh

Kishore Pramod Kamath

Martin Guptill

Jerome Taylor

Players released 8 (four overseas)
Players retained 20 (six overseas)
Purse spent INR 544,450,000
Purse remaining INR 115,550,000

Delhi Daredevils

Nathan Coulter-Nile

Imran Tahil

Joel Paris

Pawan Negi

Pawan Suyal

Akhil Arvind Hewadkar

Mahipal Lomror

Players released 7 (three overseas)
Players retained 18 (five overseas)
Purse spent INR 445,000,000
Purse remaining INR 215,000,000

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Varun Aron

Abu Necham

David Weise

Kane Richardson

Vikramjeet Malik

Praveen Dubey

Akshay Karnewar

Vikas Tokas

Parvez Rasool

Chris Jordan

Players released 10 (three overseas)
Players retained 20 (eight overseas)
Purse spent INR 531,750,000
Purse remaining INR 128,250,000

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Karn Sharma

Ashish Reddy

Eoin Morgan

Players released 6 (two overseas)
Players retained 17 (five overseas)
Purse spent INR 451,000,000
Purse remaining INR 209,000,000

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First Published : 19 Dec 2016, 11:09:00 PM