KKR will have the highest load, almost half the team will have to be selected in the auction; Know how full the purse is

IPL 2024: After the retention and release list of all 10 IPL franchises has come out, the picture of the upcoming auction has also become clear. How many slots are left with the franchises and how much money is left in their auction purse for this, it is now in front of everyone. In such a situation, if analyzed, Kolkata Knight Riders franchise is going to be the most busy in the auction for IPL 2024.

Actually, Kolkata franchise released 12 players from its squad on Saturday (26 November). This is the biggest figure among all the franchises of IPL. This means that now Kolkata will have to include 12 players in its side in the upcoming auction. For the rest of the teams this figure is only between 6 to 9 players.

For these 12 slots available with Kolkata, its purse will be Rs 32.7 crore. That means on an average he will have Rs 2.72 crore per slot. In such a situation, on the day of auction, this franchise will have to bet on the players very thoughtfully. Even one big bet can create difficulties for the franchise in filling the remaining slots.

Such is the squad of Kolkata
Currently there are 13 players in the squad of Kolkata Knight Riders. There are 4 foreign players among them. The Kolkata team has spent a total of Rs 67.3 crore on these. The command of the team is with Shreyas Iyer. Let us tell you that last season KKR could not qualify for the playoffs.

Retained players: Andre Russell, Anukul Roy, Harshit Rana, Jason Roy, Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Sunil Narine, Suyyash Sharma, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakraborty, Venkatesh Iyer.

Release Players: Umesh Yadav, Arya Desai, David Wiz, Johnson Charles, Kulwant Khejroliya, Liton Das, Lockie Ferguson, Mandeep Singh, N Jagadeesan, Shakib Al Hasan, Shardul Thakur, Tim Southee,

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