IPL 2022: These are the foreign players who are retained by the teams ahead of the auction

Jan 24, 2022

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Moeen Ali — Chennai Super Kings

The versatile left-handed English batter and an aggressive off-break bowler, Ali made his Indian Premier League ( IPL) debut in 2018. With a career tally of 666 runs and 16 wickets in 34 matches, he has been retained by CSK this year as well.

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Anrich Nortje — Delhi Capitals

The right-arm fast bowler from South Africa, who made his IPL debut in 2020, has an excellent track record of 34 wickets in 24 matches with a strike rate of 16.11.

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Andre Russell — Kolkata Knight Riders

Attacking all-rounder from the Caribbean has proved to be one of the most successful players in KKR. Russell, who made his IPL debut in 2012, has a career tally of 1,700 runs and 72 wickets in 84 matches.

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Kieron Pollard — Mumbai Indians

All-rounder from West Indies, who has been part of Mumbai Indians team since 2010, has overall played 178 IPL matches in which he scored a total 3,268 runs and had taken 65 wickets.

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Jos Buttler — Rajasthan Royals

An English wicketkeeper-batsman, who made his IPL debut in 2016, has a record of 1,968 runs in 65 matches with an average of 35.14.

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Glenn Maxwell — Royal Challengers Bangalore

A destructive batsman and off-spin bowler from Australia, Maxwell, who was bought by RCB last year in 2021, has a career tally of 2,018 runs and 22 wickets in 97 matches.

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Kane Williamson — Sunrisers Hyderabad

Right-handed batsman from New Zealand, who has also been the captain of SRH, has a remarkable tally of 1,885 runs in 63 matches with a strike rate of 131.26.

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Sunil Narine — Kolkata Knight Riders

An all-rounder from West Indies, who has proved to be an invaluable asset to the KKR team, has an outstanding record of 954 runs and 143 wickets in 134 matches.

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According to media reports, the IPL 2022 is all set to begin from March 27,...

...with Mumbai as the first priority to host this season, followed by UAE and South Africa as the backup options.

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The IPL auction of this season is likely to be held on February 11 and 12.

Ten teams will be seen bidding for their favourite players with a salary purse of ₹90 crore.

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