The trading window ahead of IPL 2021 auction will close on February 11. Team owners are required to return two negative COVID-19 tests ahead of February 18 auction in Chennai.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 player auctions will be held in Chennai on February 18, the IPL said in a tweet on Wednesday.
Many top players were released and will be hoping to get snapped during the IPL 2021 auction.
IPL 2021: Robin Uthappa has been traded from Rajasthan Royals to Chennai Super Kings ahead of the mini-auction in February.
Harbhajan Singh heaped praise on Lasith Malinga and termed him the biggest match-winner of all time.
IPL 2021: Franchises announced the players they have retained ahead of the mini-auction in February.
IPL 2021 Retentions: All teams shared the list of retained players ahead of the auctions in February. Players, fans had plenty to say on the players who were in and out.
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.
Chennai Super Kings are likely to retain Suresh Raina along with Faf du Plessis and Dwayne Bravo ahead of mini-auctions for IPL 2021.
Aakash Chopra, former India opening batsman, called for a change of strategy from Chennai Super Kings, asking them to retain "match-winners like Ambati Rayudu, Shardul Thakur and Ruturaj Gaikwad."