The mini-auction for next year’s IPL is scheduled to take place in Kochi on December 23. Before that, all ten franchises have to share the retention list by November 15.
Each franchise has been granted an extra sum of INR 5 crore, increasing their purse value to INR 95 crore for the 2023 players’ auction.
According to a report, five-times IPL champion Mumbai Indians (MI) have submitted their final retention list to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
The Rohit Sharma-led MI had a dreadful IPL season in 2022 as they were the first team to get knocked out of the playoffs race, having managed to win just four games out of 14.
Mumbai Indians (MI) has decided to release long-serving Kieron Pollard for IPL 2023.
The veteran allrounder was playing for Mumbai since IPL 2010.
According to a report MI has also decided to release Fab Allen & Tymal Millis and the list has been submitted to the BCCI.
Mumbai Indians, the most successful franchise in the Indian Premier League history had an unforgettable IPL 2022.
They finished in the 10th position in the points table; their worst performance in the history of IPL when in the past they have won the trophy 5 times.
Mumbai has retained a total of 10 players and released 5 players. According to Zee 24 Taas, Rohit Sharma, Dewald Brewis, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Daniel Sams, Tim David, Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, Tristan Stubbs, and Tilak Verma have been retained.
Fabian Allen, Kieron Pollard, Tymal Mills, Mayank Markande, and Hrithik Shoukin are said to have been released.
Performance of Pollard, Allen and Mills in the IPL 2022:
Kieron Pollard – Matches: 11 | Runs scored: 144 | Highest score: 25 | Wickets taken: 04 | Best bowling figures: 2/8
Fabian Allen – Matches: 01 | Runs scored: 08 | Highest score: 08 | Wickets taken: 01 | Best bowling figures: 1/46
Tymal Mills – Matches: 05 | Wickets taken: 06 | Best bowling figures: 3/35 | Economy: 9.85