Gujarat Lions Gujarati News: IPL 2017 list of players retained and released by Gujarat Lions

Gujarat Lions Gujarati News: Gujarat Lions, an Indian Premier League franchise owned by Intex Technologies, is a temporary cricket team for Indian Premier League 2016 and 2017 seasons.

The GL was formed to serve as one of the replacements for Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, who were both suspended for two seasons due to alleged illegal betting by their respective owners.

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Intex Technologies purchased the GL for Rs 10 crore in a reverse bid process. The official slogan of team is “Jalsa Jeet Ka” . The team had played five of their home matches at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Rajkot and two of their home matches at Green Park Stadium Kanpur in the IPL 2016.

Gujarat Lions have the purse balance of Rs 14.35 crore for the upcoming IPL Season 10 player auction. Their current squad strength is 16.

Here is the list of players retained by Gujarat Lions:

Player Name Bid Amount (in Rs)
Suresh Raina 1250,00,000
Ravindra Jadeja 950,00,000
James Faulkner 750,00,000
Brendon McCullum 550,00,000
Dwayne Bravo 400,00,000
Aaron Finch 100,00,000
Dwayne Smith 230,00,000
Dinesh Karthik 230,00,000
Dhawal Kulkarni 200,00,000
Praveen Kumar 350,00,000
Andrew Tye 50,00,000
Ishan Kishan 35,00,000
Pradeep Sangwan 20,00,000
Shivil Kaushik 10,00,000
Shadab Jakati 20,00,000
Jaydev Shah 20,00,000
Salary Cap Spent 5165,00,000
Balance of Salary Cap 1435,00,000
No of Players 16
No of Overseas Players 6

The list of players released by Gujarat Lions:

Player Name Bid Amount (in Rs)

Dale Steyn 230,00,000
Paras Dogra 10,00,000
Eklavya Dwivedi 100,00,000
Sarbjeet Ladda 10,00,000
Pravin Tambe 20,00,000
Umang Sharma 10,00,000
Amit Mishra 10,00,000
Aksh Deep Nath 10,00,000



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