Many top players were released and will be hoping to get snapped during the IPL 2021 auction.
Kolkata Knight Riders released only five players ahead of the mini-auction before IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: Franchises announced the players they have retained ahead of the mini-auction in February.
IPL Retention 2021 Highlights: Rajasthan Royals have released Steve Smith from their squad ahead of the next auction, with Glenn Maxwell and Lasith Malinga among the other big names released by Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians respectively.
IPL 2020 saw Mumbai Indians lead from the front almost throughout to register their fifth title win, while franchises like Chennai Super Kings were left looking for answers, and also new faces.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) star spinner Varun Chakravarthy married his long-time girlfriend Neha Khedekar in a ceremony held in Chennai on Friday
The Knight Riders Group, owners of Kolkata Knight Riders and Trinbago Knight Riders, have pledged long-term investment in the Major Cricket League in the USA.
Mohammed Siraj's father died on Friday, with the cricketer in Sydney at that time along with the rest of the Indian team for the tour of Australia.
Yusuf Pathan, a T20 and ODI World Cup winner with India, turned 37 on Tuesday.
Yuzvendra Chahal is back with "brother" Kuldeep Yadav, as the "spin twins" will be looking to make an impact during the tour of Australia.