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VIVO IPL 2016 Retained and Released Players Full List

Indian Premier League ninth edition is on the door and team franchises have started to build their squads for the season. The players auction for VIVO IPL 2016 is scheduled to take place on 6th February and before moving towards the auction, all 6 teams have retained and released players. A total of 101 cricketers are retained by franchises of 8 teams whereas 6 teams have let 61 players go from their squad in 2016.

VIVO IPL 2016 Retained and Released Players Full List.

Team Rajkot and Team Pune are the two new franchises in Indian Premier League as they replaced Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. Both these two teams picked 5-5 players each in the players draft took place in December 2015. Hence they didn’t release any player for auction.

On the other hand rest 6 teams retained some fantastic cricketers for the 9th edition. KKR retained Gautam Gamhir, Manish Pandey, Umesh Yadav, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan and many more valuable players. Kolkata Knight Riders didn’t retain some top names like Johan Botha, Pat Cummins, Jeemy Neesham and Ryan Ten Doeschate for 2016 IPL edition.

Title defending champions Mumbai Indians didn’t let go Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Corey Anderson, Ambati Rayudu, Lendl Simmons, Vinay Kumar and more players from 2015 roster. Mumbai Indian freed Aaron Finch, Alex Hales, Josh Hazlewood, Pragyan Ojha and some top cricketers.

King XI Punjab released big names like Virender Sehwag, George Bailey, Thisara Perera, Karnveer Singh and more 4 players from previous season. Eventually Sehwag wasn’t released as he already announced retirement from international cricket and IPL. KXIP retained the services of Glenn Maxwell, Manan Vohra, David Miller, Mitchell Johnson, Sandeep Sharma, Shaun Marsh, Murali Vijay and some more star cricketers.

Delhi Daredevils retained Mohammad Shami, Albie Morkel, Zaheer Khan, Imran Tahir, JP Duminy, Travis Head and more players from last season roster. The biggest release of the 2016 IPL was when DD didn’t retain Yuvraj Singh. Delhi Daredevils also released Manoj Tiwary, Angelo Mathews, Gurnider Sandhu and other 6 players.

Royal Challengers Bangalore retained the services of captain Virat Kohli, destructive opener Chris Gayle and AB De Villiers. Including these top stars, RCB also didn’t let go Adam Milne, Mitchel Starc, Varun Aaron, Sarfaraz Khan and more cricketers. Team released Sean Abbott, Darren Sammy, Dinesh Karthik, Ashok Dinda, Jalaj Saxena and some other players.

Sunrisers Hyderabad released big names like Kevin Pietersen, Dale Steyn, Ishant Sharma and more. SRH retained Trent Boult, Shikhar Dhawan, Kane Williamson, Eoin Morgan, David Warner and more other top signings from 2015 edition.

Let’s have a look at the complete list of players retained and released for Vivo IPL 2016.

IPL 2016 Player Retention List

Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Indians Kings XI Punjab Delhi Daredevils
Gautam Gambhir Akshay Wakhare Akshar Patel Amit Mishra
Kuldeep Singh Yadav Ambati Rayudu Anureet Singh Jayant Yadav
Manish Pandey Rohit Sharma Gurkeerat Singh Mann Mayank Agarwal
Piyush Chawla Harbhajan Singh Manan Vohra Mohammad Shami
Robin Uthappa Hardik Pandya Murali Vijay Saurabh Tiwary
Sheldon Jackson J Suchitch Nikhil Shankar Naik Shahbaz Nadeem
Suryakumar Yadav Nitish Rana Rishi Dhawan Shreyas Iyer
Umesh Yadav Jasprit Bumrah Sandeep Sharma Zaheer Khan
Yusuf Pathan Parthiv Patel Shardul Narendra Thakur Albie Morkel
Andre Russell Vinay Kumar Wriddhiman Saha Imran Tahir
Brad Hogg Shreyas Gopal David Miller JP Duminy
Chris Lynn Unmukt Chand Glenn Maxwell Nathan Coulter Nile
Morne Morkel Siddhesh Dinesh Lad Mitchell Johnson Quinton de Kock
Shakib Al Hasan Corey Anderson Shaun Marsh Travis Head
Sunil Narine Mitchell McClenaghan
Keiron Pollard
Marchant de Lange
Lasith Malinga
Lendl Simmons
Royal Challengers Bangalore Sunrisers Hyderabad Team Rajkot Team Pune
Virat Kohli Ashish Reddy Suresh Raina MS Dhoni
Abu Nechim Ahmed Bhuvneshwar Kumar Ravindra Jadeja Ajinkya Rahane
Harshal Patel Trent Boult Brendon McCullum Ravichandran Ashwin
Kedar Jadhav Bipul Sharma James Faulkner Steven Smith
Mandeep Singh Moises Henriques Dwayne Bravo Faf Du Plessis
Sarfaraz Khan Kane Williamson
Varun Aaron Karn Sharma
Sreenath Arvind KL Rahul
Yuzvendra Singh Chahal Naman Ojha
AB De Villiers Eoin Morgan
Chris Gayle Parvez  Rasool
Mtchell Starc David Warner
Adam Milne Shikhar Dhawan
David Wiese Ricky Bhui
Siddharth Kaul

IPL 2016 Player Released List

Delhi Daredevils Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders
Yuvraj Singh Virender Sehwag Vaibhav Rawal
C.M. Gautam Beuran Hendricks Johan Botha
Domnic Joseph Muthuswamy Karnveer Singh Aditya Garhwal
Manoj Tiwary Yogesh Golwalkar Pat Cummins
Jaydev Unadkat George Bailey K. C. Cariappa
Angelo Matthews Parvinder Awana Ryan Ten Doeschate
K. K. Jiyaz Thisara Perera Veer Pratap Singh
Marcus Stoinis Shivam Sharma Sumit Narwal
Kona Srikar Bharat James Neesham
Gurinder Sandhu Azhar Mahmood
Mumbai Indians Sunrisers Hyderabad Royal Challengers Bangalore
Aditya Tare Laxmi Ratan Shukla Manvinder Bisla
Aiden Blizzard Praveen Kumar Yogesh Takawale
Ben Hilfenhaus Chama Milind Vijay Zol
Pawan Suyal Dale Steyn Sandeep Warrier
Aaron Finch Ishant Sharma Ashok Dinda
Colin Munro Kevin Pietersen Nic Maddinson
Abhimanyu Mithun Gadu Hanuma Vihari Dinesh Karthik
Alex Hales Ravi Bopara Shishir Bhavane
Pragyan Ojha Prasanth Padmanabhan Iqbal Abdullah
Josh Hazlewood Darren Sammy
Jalaj Saxena
Subramaniam Badrinath
Sean Abbott
Rilee Rossouw

4 comments

  1. which is best player for this IPL series?

    • There are several players who will be standout to watch. The list includes Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli, David Warner, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Brendon McCullum, AB De Villiers, Yuvraj Singh and more..

  2. I am king XI Punjab big fans this time i miss viru sir. But Glenn Maxwell is my another cricketer i love after VIRU Sir. I hope KXIP this time win IPL Title

    I MISS VIRU, Bailey in IPL 9

    • We’ll miss Virender Sehwag in IPL but George Bailey will be seen playing in 2016 Indian Premier League if any of 8 franchises purchase him in the auction on 6 February.

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