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RCB Retained and Released Players in IPL 2022 – Updated List

RCB Retained and Released Players 2022: A team like Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) who still waits to lift their maiden IPL trophy will keen to build their team strong enough to lift the trophy in IPL 2022.

Virat Kohli makes a shocking statement that he will step down as RCB captain in IPL 2022 and claims that he will continue to play for the franchise. This confirms that Virat Kohli will be the first player to retain by RCB in IPL 2022 Auction.

As AB de Villiers announces his retirement from all forms of cricket he won’t be a part of IPL 2022. Glenn Maxwell is the next name to hit the list of retention players. YES!! Maxwell executes an impressive performance in IPL 2021 where Maxwell scored 513 runs including 6 half-centuries with a strike rate of 144.10.

Read -> IPL 2022 RCB Squad For Royal Challengers Bangalore Final Squad.

Maxwell Virat Kohli
Maxwell and Virat Kohli

RCB definitely looks to pick a finisher like AB de Villiers in the upcoming IPL 2022 mega auction.

RCB Retained and Released Players 2022

As per the BCCI rule, a team is set to be allowed to keep up to three Indian and two foreign players with the total number of retentions not exceeding four.

As per the conditions, the team management can either retain three Indian players and one overseas player or two Indian players and two overseas players. As BCCI allows 4 retentions to IPL teams in IPL 2022 mega auction thus there’ll be no RTM card available.

IPL 2022 Retained Players List – RCB

Royal Challengers Banglore retained Virat Kohli in their first retained player slot for Rs. 15 crores, followed by Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell for Rs. 11 crores and their last retention is Siraj where he bagged Rs. 7 crores.

Following are the details of the RCB Retained Players 2022:

Player Role Price(In Crores)
Virat Kohli Batsman INR 15 CR
Glenn Maxwell All-rounder INR 11 CR
Mohammed Siraj Bowler INR 7 CR


RCB IPL 2022 retention
RCB IPL 2022 retention

RCB Purse Value for IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Following are the details of the purse value of RCB post the IPL 2022 player’s retention:

Team Purse Reaming
Players Retained
Royal Challengers 57 CR 3



  • BCCI decides to host the IPL 2022 mega auction on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore. Notably, India will play the 3rd ODI against West Indies at Kolkata on February 12. Check IPL 2022 mega auction live streaming details.
  • The retention of RCB likely to be Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Devdutt Padikkal, and Yuzi Chahal or Mohammed Siraj
  • IPL 2021 retention will be live on Star Sports on November 30.
  • Royal Challengers Banglore set to retain Virat Kohli and Glenn Maxwell ahead of IPL 2022. As ABD announces his retirement from all forms of cricket RCB might try to retain KS Bharat for his wicketkeeper cum batter role.
  • AB De Villiers announces retirement from all forms of cricket.
  • RCB appoints Sanjay Bangar as the RCB head coach for the next 2 years.

RCB Released Players in IPL 2022 

Apart from the retained players RCB will release all the remaining capped and uncapped players and will purchase the needed player in the IPL 2022 Auction. The following players are expected to release from the RCB franchise in IPL 2022 Auction.

  • Devdutt Padikkal
  • Srikar Bharat (wk)
  • AB de Villiers
  • Daniel Christian
  • Shahbaz Ahmed
  • George Garton
  • Harshal Patel
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Rajat Patidar
  • Kyle Jamieson
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Tim David
  • Sachin Baby
  • Pavan Deshpande
  • Mohammed Azharuddeen
  • Suyash Prabhudessai
  • Akash Deep
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