Kohli, Maxwell, Rohit, Dhoni retained; Hardik, Chahal, Rahul back in market

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New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and M S Dhoni were predictably retained by their respective IPL teams on Tuesday while Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, KL Rahul and Yuzvendra Chahal were among the big names to be released ahead of the mega auction.

Royal Challengers Bangalore retained their former captain Kohli alongside Glenn Maxwell and Mohammed Siraj.

Even before the players' retention deadline, it was a given that Mumbai Indians would retain India's T20 captain Rohit Sharma and pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah.