RR retained and released players
RR Retained and Released Players in IPL 2022

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RR Retained and Released Players 2022: After BCCI’s announcement of IPL 2022 Mega Auction retaining rules, fans get crazy about the probable players that every team might retain prior to the mega auction event.

BCCI plans to organize the mega auction in December 2021. Still, the exact date has not yet been revealed by officials. The date for the IPL 2022 Mega Auction event will be updated inĀ  IPL 2022 Mega Auction updates post where you can find all latest IPL 2022 Mega Auction news.

BCCI plans to organize a mega auction for the IPL 2022 once after they plan to include two new teams in the IPL 2022 tournament. The auction for the two new IPL teams has been held on October 25, in Dubai.

IPL 2021 retention will be live on Star Sports on November 30.

Rajasthan Royals – The inaugural edition winner of the Indian Premier League still waits to lift their second trophy. Rajasthan Royals beats Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2008 finals and lift their maiden IPL trophy under Shane Warne’s captaincy.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson

Since then RR struggles to lift the IPL trophy. Rajasthan Royals is the only active team that doesn’t have the runner-up title. All other teams who fail to lift their maiden trophy have at least once been in the finals of the IPL and ended up as runner-up.

RR Retained and Released Players 2022

RR skipper Sanju Samson who is a wicket-keeper batsman will be the first player to be retained by the franchise. Not based on his captaincy role, but for his consistency RR will retain him for sure. He smashed 484 runs by playing all 14 league matches of the IPL 2021.

Chetan Sakariya will be their next option for retaining owing to his consistency in wicket-taking skills. Yashasvi Jaiswal, the youngest Indian to score a List A double ton at the age of 17 will be their third option in the retaining process for his fearless opening batting attack.

Chetan Sakariya
Chetan Sakariya

IPL 2022 Retention Rules

  • A team is set to be allowed to keep up to three Indian(capped/uncapped) and two foreign players with the total number of retentions not exceeding four.
  • It has clearly said that a team cannot keep more than two uncapped players.
  • 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.
  • Two New IPL teams can pick any 2 Indian and 1 foreign player from the Mega auction pool before the start of the auction 2022.
  • Also, new teams can pick only one uncapped player before the auction.
  • There will also be no Right to Match (RTM) cards for the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

RR IPL 2022 Retained Players

Rajasthan Royals needs to utilize this mega auction opportunity to build a strong team that could lift their second IPL trophy in the upcoming season.

Following are the details of the possible RR Retained Players 2022:

Set 1(Mostly confirmed)

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Yashavi JaiswalBatsman
Jofra Archer/Ben StokesBowler/All-rounder
Jos ButtlerBatsman

 

Set 2

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Shivam DubeBatsman
Rahul TewatiaBowler
Jofra ArcherBowler

 

Set 3

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Yashavi JaiswalBatsman
Ben StokesAll-rounder

 

Set 4

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Rahul TewatiaBowler
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Jos ButtlerBatsman

 

If RR decides to retain players in 2+2 format that is 2 Indian players with 2 foreign players then the following will be the possible IPL 2022 RR retention:

Set 1

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Chetan SakariyaBowler
Jos ButtlerBatsman
Jofra ArcherBowler

 

Set 2

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Rahul TewatiaBowler
Jofra ArcherBowler
Ben StokesAll-rounder

 

Set 3

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Yashavi JaiswalBatsman
Ben StokesAll-rounder
Jos ButtlerBatsman

 

Set 4

PlayerRole
Sanju Samson
Wicket keeper batsman
Shivam DubeBatsman
Ben StokesAll-rounder
David MillerBatsman

 

RR Released Players in IPL 2022 (Expected)

Apart from retaining the 4 players, RR have to release all its remaining players ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. Following are the expected players to be released by RR ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction:

  • Manan Vohra
  • Glenn Phillip
  • Anuj Rawat
  • Riyan Parag
  • David Miller
  • Mahipal Lomror
  • Shreyas Gopal
  • Mayank Markande
  • Andrew Tye
  • Jaydev Unadkat
  • KC Cariappa
  • Liam Livingstone
  • Kuldip Yadav
  • Akash Singh