IPL 2021: The countdown to the Indian Premier League 2021 has begun. However, it has not been decided yet that the 14th season of IPL 2021 will be played.
He is going to have a mini option this time and this mini option has also been announced.
The Indian Premier League mini option is scheduled to be held in Chennai on February 11 between eight teams.
All the teams have submitted the list of their players’ retention and the players released to the BCCI.
Some teams have retained their big players and the same teams have also released some big players.
But the most shocking thing is that some teams have surprised everyone by retaining players. Perhaps the team has made a mistake by retaining those players. So let’s know about those three Retain players.
1- Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik is a name that Kolkata Knight Riders retained and surprised everyone. Karthik, who captained the Kolkata Knight Riders, was withdrawn from the tournament last year.
While his last season was a very poor and poor performance. Karthik batted in 14 matches for Kolkata, contributing only 169 runs.
Even after this poor performance, the Kolkata team surprised everyone by keeping them.
2- Jaydev Unadkat
Jaydev Unadkat has been retained by the Rajasthan Royals team. Let us tell you that the Rajasthan team has taken very difficult decisions this time.
In which the biggest decision was to release Steve Smith and make Sanju Samson the captain.
This time Rajasthan has released Steve Smith, Ankit Rajput, Oshane Thomas, Varun Aaron, Akash Singh, Tom Curran, Aniruddha Joshi, and Shashank Singh from their team.
But there were some players in his team who should have been released from the team but by retaining them, the team surprised everyone. In this list, the name of Jaydev Unadkat comes from the big name.
He managed to take just and only 4 wickets for his team in the year 2020. The Rajasthan team has retained Jaydev Unadkat of Rs 3 crore despite performing poorly.
3- Imran Tahir
Imran Tahir plays cricket for Chennai Super Kings but his previous season was very bad. And yet, the team of Chennai Super King surprised all of us by keeping Imran Tahir.
In 2019, Imran Tahir was the highest wicket-taker in the IPL. He is now very old, at this time he is 41 years old and will become 42 years old in March.
He played only three matches for CSK last season. Despite this, the CSK team has retained him.