Defending champions Mumbai Indians on Friday retained its core team, while letting go 12 players.Mumbai Indians have retained 18 players from the earlier year.
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who recently called quits from all forms of cricket including IPL earlier this year, has been released by the franchise MI. Kiwi.
“Going into this December’s auctions for the 2020 edition, Mumbai Indians now have the option of filling up slots for 5 domestic and 2 foreign players during the day-long event in Kolkata,” MI said in a statement.
The team traded out young leg-spinner Mayank Markande and batsman Siddhesh Lad to Delhi Capitals and Kolkata Knight Riders respectively.
Here is the complete list of Retained and Released players
Retained Players: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Anmolpreet Singh, Kieron Pollard, Sherfane Rutherford, Jayant Yadav, Aditya Tare, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Quinton de Kock, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell McClenaghan, Trent Boult.
Released Players: Evin Lewis, Adam Milne, Beuran Hendricks, Ben Cutting, Yuvraj Singh, Jason Behrendorff, Barinder Sran, Rasikh Salam, Pankaj Jaswal, Mayank Markande, Siddhesh Lad, Alzarri Joseph.