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IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise retained players revealed, KL Rahul to captain Lucknow, Marcus Stoinis & Ravi Bishnoi among other picks

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IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise retained players revealed- The Sanjiv Goenka-owned IPL franchise has confirmed KL Rahul as the first pick of IPL 2022. They have also picked Australian allrounder Marcus Stoinis & Ravi Bishnoi as the other two picks ahead of mega auctions. Follow all the IPL 2022 latest updates on InsideSport.IN

IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise retained players revealed, KL Rahul to captain Lucknow, Marcus Stoinis & Ravi Bishnoi among other picks

IPL 2022 Auction: Ahmedabad trumps Lucknow Franchise with a ‘MASTERSTROKE’ to sign RASHID Khan, check how?

While KL Rahul was bought for Rs 15 crore, Marcus Stonis & uncapped Ravi Bishnoi fetched Rs 11 crore & Rs 4 respectively, as per ESPNCricinfo.

Lucknow’s IPL franchise 3 picks:

  • KL Rahul – Rs 15 crore
  • Marcus Stoinis – Rs 11 crore
  • Ravi Bishnoi – Rs 4 crore

KL Rahul has witnessed more than a rise in IPL salary as reported by Insidesport. Punjab Kings had last bought him for Rs 11 crore. He is one of the most consistent performers in IPL with 550+ runs in the last 4 seasons. He is expected to continue the role of an opener and lead the squad. KL Rahul has experience of leading Punjab Kings in 27 matches.

“Rahul will captain Lucknow. The team is deciding on the other two draft picks,” an IPL source told PTI.

RPSG Group had shelled out Rs 7090 crore to buy the Lucknow franchise. Rahul is currently the stand-in captain of the Indian ODI team in South Africa in the absence of an injured Rohit Sharma.

KL Rahul full IPL salary

Year Team Salary
2021 Punjab Kings ₹ 110,000,000
2020   (Retain) Punjab Kings ₹ 110,000,000
2019   (Retain) Punjab Kings ₹ 110,000,000
2018 Kings XI Punjab ₹ 110,000,000
2017   (Injured) Royal Challengers Bangalore ₹ 10,000,000
2016   (Transfer) Royal Challengers Bangalore ₹ 10,000,000
2015 Sunrisers Hyderabad ₹ 10,000,000
2014 Sunrisers Hyderabad ₹ 10,000,000
2013 Royal Challengers Bangalore ₹ 1,000,000
Total ₹ 481,000,000

 

Marcus Stonis, meanwhile, has also witnessed a huge rise in IPL salary. He was last purchased for Rs 4.8 crore by Delhi Capitals. The allrounder comes with an experience of 56 matches with 914 runs and 30 scalps.

Marcus Stonis full IPL salary

Year Team Salary
2021 Delhi Capitals ₹ 48,000,000
2020 Delhi Capitals ₹ 48,000,000
2019   (Transfer Kxip to RCB) Royal Challengers Bangalore ₹ 62,000,000
2018 Kings XI Punjab ₹ 62,000,000
2017 Kings XI Punjab ₹ 5,500,000
2016 Kings XI Punjab ₹ 5,500,000
2015 Delhi Daredevils ₹ 2,500,000
Total ₹ 233,500,000

 

Ravi Bishnoi has been rewarded for his excellent performance for Punjab Kings. He took 12 wickets in a couple of IPL seasons with a brilliant economy rate of around 7 rpo. He can change the course of the game during the slog overs.

Ravi Bishnoi full IPL salary

Year Team Salary
2021 Punjab Kings ₹ 20,000,000
2020 Punjab Kings ₹ 20,000,000
Total ₹ 40,000,000

 

Lucknow will enter the 2022 IPL mega auction with a purse of Rs 60 crore.

The players retained by ten IPL teams are:

Chennai Super Kings: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad
Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer
SunRisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Umran Malik
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Suryakumar Yadav
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj
Delhi Capitals: Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Axar Patel, Anrich Nortje
Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal
Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal, Arshdeep Singh

Lucknow: KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis & Ravi Bishnoi

Ahmedabad: Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill

Team Purse Remaining Players Retained
Punjab Kings 72 crore 2
Sunrisers Hyderabad 68 crore 3
Rajasthan Royals 62 crore 3
Royal Challengers Bangalore 57 crore 3
Chennai Super Kings 48 crore 4
Kolkata Knight Riders 48 crore 4
Mumbai Indians 48 crore 4
Delhi Capitals 47.5 crore 4

 

Lucknow purse: Rs 60 crore

Ahmedabad purse: Rs 53 crore

IPL 2022 Auction: Ahmedabad trumps Lucknow Franchise with a ‘MASTERSTROKE’ to sign RASHID Khan, check how?

IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise retained players revealed, KL Rahul to captain Lucknow, Marcus Stoinis & Ravi Bishnoi among other picks

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