Delhi Capitals reveal list of retained players ahead of IPL 2021 Auction

JSW and GMR co-owned franchise Delhi Capitals today revealed a list of retained and released players ahead of the Indian Premier League 2021 Auction which is to take place next month. The Delhi-based franchise has retained a total of 19 players which includes six overseas players.

The players who have been retained by the franchise from their last season’s Runners-Up finish include Indian internationals Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, and Ravichandran Ashwin, along with Harshal Patel, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey and Avesh Khan. Delhi Capitals have also retained six overseas players which include last season’s Purple Cap winner Kagiso Rabada, along with his South African pace partner Anrich Nortje, Australian all-rounders Marcus Stoinis and Daniel Sams, West Indian batsman Shimron Hetmyer and English bowler Chris Woakes.

Meanwhile, the franchise has released six players which include two Indian and four overseas players. Indian duo of Mohit Sharma and Tushar Deshpande, along with the overseas quartet of West Indies’ Keemo Paul, Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane, Australia’s Alex Carey, and England’s Jason Roy have all been released by the franchise ahead of the IPL 2021 Auction.

Delhi Capitals would like to announce that all-rounders Harshal Patel and Daniel Sams have been traded to Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the IPL 2021 Auction

Delhi Capitals squad ahead of the Indian Premier League 2021 Auction: 



1. Shikhar Dhawan

2. Prithvi Shaw 

3. Ajinkya Rahane 

4. Rishabh Pant

5. Shreyas Iyer 

6. Axar Patel

7. Amit Mishra 

8. Ishant Sharma 

9. Ravichandran Ashwin

10. Lalit Yadav

11. Harshal Patel

12. Avesh Khan

13. Pravin Dubey


1. Kagiso Rabada

2. Anrich Nortje

3. Marcus Stoinis

4. Shimron Hetmyer

5. Chris Woakes

6. Daniel Sams



1. Mohit Sharma 

2. Tushar Deshpande


1. Keemo Paul

2. Sandeep Lamichhane

3. Alex Carey

4. Jason Roy


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