IPL 2021 auction: Full list of retained and released players of eight teams

The deadline to announce the list of traded players is February 4 while the date for IPL 2021 players auction is tentatively scheduled for February 11

Steve Smith. Photo: PTI

Rajasthan Royals has released its four-time captain Steve Smith ahead of IPL 2021 auction and named Indian wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson as captain. File photo: PTI

BS Web Team New Delhi
The countdown for the 14th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) has started with the eight franchises announcing on January 20 the list of retained and released players. In total, fifty-seven players have been released by eight IPL franchises ahead of the 2021 auction They include Mumbai Indians' fast bowling great Lasith Malinga, former Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, and Kings XI Punjab all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.
The IPL 2021 players auction is tentatively scheduled for February 11.

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First Published: Jan 21 2021 | 3:25 PM IST

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