IPL Season is coming Soon & This time IPL 2018 will be interesting because of M.S.Dhoni. In a meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday, with the Administrator Committee (COA), IPL GC discussed about the IPL Player retention policy, salary cap, player regulations and other related issues.
In the decision taken, Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings were allowed to retain their players from their 2015 squad, which are not playing for any other franchises and five players are involved in setting up the rule which includes The option to three retention and two matching cards, or two retention and three matching cards.
IPL Governing Council has approved three players of two franchises suspended for two seasons, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, The attractive T20 tournament is to be retained for the next year’s edition, which means that Indian cricket superstar MS Dhoni can work hard to represent the franchise, due to which he won two IPL titles. The franchise can buy back five players, maximum three Indians and two foreign players are allowed. If a franchise does not choose to retain any player, then he will get three match cards in the auction in 2018.
A maximum of 25 players (with eight foreign players) and at least 18 players will be allowed for each franchise team. Salary caps have been set at Rs 80 crore for 2017, 82 crores for 2019 and 85 crore for 2020. The minimum cost for each season will be 75 percent. The maximum limit of the uncapped cricketer will be Rs 40 lakhs.
After the IPL spot-fixing controversy that broke in 2013, following the decision of the Lodha Committee, CSK and RR were suspended for two years (2016 and 2017). Dhoni captured one of the two replacement franchises, Rising Pune SuperGarnets, in the IPL 2016 season. Gujarat Lions was another franchise by changing Rajasthan.
Source said that, CSK will also maintain Dwayne Bravo. The IPL holders will use all their vendetta On Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah and Pandya brothers. Sources said that Royal Challengers Bangalore would retain Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Chris Gayle, but there is no confirmation from Shane Watson. Delhi Daredevils are unlikely to retain any player and Sunrisers Hyderabad will retain David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.