Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): List of Released and Retained Players in IPL 2021

After finishing fourth in IPL 2020, RCB would aim for the top two spots in IPL 2021. As a result, there are a few players released and retained by RCB ahead of the IPL 2021 auction

RCB IPL Squad 2021 | RCB IPL 2021 Squad List

Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Aaron finch, Parthiv Patel, Devdutt Paddikal, Chris Morris, Gurkeerat Mann Singh, Moeen Ali, Pavan Deshpande, Isuru Udana, Pawan Negi, Shahbaz Ahmed, Shivam Dube, Joshua Phillipe, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj


List of players retained by RCB in IPL 2021

RCB Retained Players List IPL 2021
Yuzvendra Chahal was one of Virat Kohli's go-to man for RCB in IPL 2020

1. Virat Kohli

The Captain for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Virat Kohli is the first name on the list for players retained by RCB in IPL 2021. Despite an unhealthy IPL record as captain for RCB, Kohli is one of the best T20 players in the world. The highest-earning player in IPL history, Kohli has been quite vocal about his love to play RCB even in the upcoming years.


2. AB De Villiers

A T20 legend, AB De Villiers ranks among the top few most destructive players in world cricket. Despite having announced his retirement from international cricket, Mr. 360 continues to ply his trade for RCB in the IPL. Even in IPL 2021, De Villiers is the second name on the list of players retained by RCB ahead of the IPL 2021 auction.


3. Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra Chahal has emerged as one of the top performers for RCB in the last few years. He is one of Kohli's go-to man who leads the bowling charts for RCB on most occasions. After quite a brilliant IPL 2020, Chahalhas been retained by RCB in IPL 2021.


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List of all players who are retained by RCB in IPL 2021:

  1. Virat Kohli
  2. AB De Villiers
  3. Yuzvendra Chahal
  4. Dedutt Paddikal
  5. Washington Sundar
  6. Navdeep Saini
  7. Mohammad Siraj
  8. Shabaz Ahmed
  9. Adam Zampa
  10. Kane Richardson
  11. Pavan Deshpande
  12. Josh Phillipe


List of players released by RCB in the IPL 2021 auction

RCB released Players IPL 2021
Moeen Ali didn't contribute enough for RCB in IPL 2020 (Image Source: Vipin Pawar/ Sportzpics)

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List of all players who are likely to released by RCB ahead of IPL 2021 auction:

  1. Moeen Ali
  2. Umesh Yadav
  3. Pavan Negi
  4. Shivam Dube
  5. Dale Steyn 
  6. Parthiv Patel
  7. Chris Morris
  8. Aaron Finch
  9. Isuru Udana
  10. Gurkeerat Mann Singh