New Delhi: Before the start of the IPL Mega Auction, all the teams have to retain their players today i.e. 30th November is the last day. Reports and news have revealed the names of the players of almost all the teams whom they are going to retain. But in the meantime, ESPNcricinfo in its reports has named the two players whom the RCB team is going to retain.
Virat and this player will be retained
ESPNcricinfo in its report has claimed the names of the two players that RCB is going to retain before the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. The first name is sure of Virat Kohli. At the same time, it is surprising that the second name is Glenn Maxwell, the deadly batsman of Australia. Maxwell was included in his team by RCB last season with a huge amount of 14.25 crores. His performance was also as expected from him and he also became the highest run-scorer from this team. Maxwell had scored 513 runs in 2021.
Harshal and Chahal will also be discussed
The names of the remaining two players for RCB will also be discussed. For which the main contenders will be none other than fast bowler Harshal Patel and star leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. Harshal won the Purple Cap in IPL 2021 with 32 wickets. At the same time, Chahal has been the most successful spinner of this team. If RCB retains 4 players, then the other two names are going to be the same.
RCB also need a captain
Let us tell you that Virat Kohli, who has been captaining RCB for a long time, had announced to leave the captaincy of RCB in IPL 2021 itself. This player could not win a single title for this team. Now RCB will look for a new captain in the auction. For which Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul can be a big contenders. At the same time, the eyes of this team will also be on foreign batsmen Aaron Finch and David Warner.
Today is the last day of retention
Given the IPL 2022 Mega Auction, the old IPL franchises have to submit the list of retained players by today i.e. 30 November. It is expected that the 2 new teams will have the exemption that they can buy some players before the auction, as they do not have the option of retaining.