8 teams have released the retention list for IPL 2022. It has been decided to retain Indian captain Virat Kohli, Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja and Rishabh Pant by their teams. Team India’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been retained by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 16 crore. Rohit Sharma has been retained by Mumbai Indians for Rs 16 crore. Delhi Capitals has retained Rishabh Pant for Rs 16 crore. While MS Dhoni was retained by CSK for Rs 12 crore. Virat Kohli has been retained by RCB for Rs 15 crore.
Looking at the salary of the retained players, it is shocking that Dhoni, who has won the IPL 4 times for CSK, has been retained for less than Ravindra Jadeja. At the same time, the salary of Virat Kohli is also less than Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant. Both Dhoni and Virat were retained for less than these players. Virat Kohli has been retained for Rs 15 crore. Ravindra Jadeja is the highest paid player in IPL 2022.
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It is worth noting that a total of 10 teams are participating in IPL 2022. According to media reports, there will be a mega auction in the last week of December or the first week of January. The star players who have been released include Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Rashid Khan, Shikhar Dhawan, Faf du Plessis, Ben Stokes. According to the new rules, the current 8 teams of IPL could retain a maximum of 4 players. The purse for the old IPL teams in the mega auction is up to Rs 90 crore.