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IPL 2021 Players Retention: Kolkata Knight Riders, Chris Green Amongst Only 5 Players Released

By: Cricketnext Staff

Last Updated: January 21, 2021, 22:31 IST

High point: The victory over the Rajasthan Royals in Dubai - by 60 runs - which gave KKR some hope of qualifying for the playoffs - was their best performance of the season. Eoin Morgan finally came into his own with an unbeaten 68 off 35 deliveries and Russell hit a quick-fire 25 off 11 deliveries - his finest showing of the season. Pat Cummins also gave his best of the season picking 4 wickets within the power-play in effect winning the match for KKR in the first 6 overs.

High point: The victory over the Rajasthan Royals in Dubai - by 60 runs - which gave KKR some hope of qualifying for the playoffs - was their best performance of the season. Eoin Morgan finally came into his own with an unbeaten 68 off 35 deliveries and Russell hit a quick-fire 25 off 11 deliveries - his finest showing of the season. Pat Cummins also gave his best of the season picking 4 wickets within the power-play in effect winning the match for KKR in the first 6 overs.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have released just five players including Chris Green and Tom Banton. Green is an off-spinner and a bowling all-rounder from Australia and has played 104 T20 matches. Banton, a wicket-keeper batsman, has represented England in 6 ODIs and 9 T20Is.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have released just five players including Chris Green and Tom Banton. Green is an off-spinner and a bowling all-rounder from Australia and has played 104 T20 matches. Banton, a wicket-keeper batsman, has represented England in 6 ODIs and 9 T20Is.

KKR will be led by Eoin Morgan and have the likes of Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Sunil Narine and Shubman Gill amongst their ranks. they would be hoping for a better performance from Gill after his magnificent show in Australia. Although he scored a lot of runs, Gill’s strike rate of 117.96 as an opener was on the lower side in IPL 2020.

Retained players: Dinesh Karthik, Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Eoin Morgan (c), Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Ali Khan, Tim Seifert

Released players: M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Chris Green, Tom Banton

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