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IPL 2018 retentions: 10 big names who were not retained

Manish Pathak
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48.66K   //    04 Jan 2018, 21:23 IST

After months of speculations over the retention policies of various IPL teams, the list is finally out and while there are a few surprises, most of the teams have opted for bankable players along predicted lines.

However, there were a few big names who were released by the franchises and while they can be drafted back in the auctions using the right to match cards, their absence baffled cricket fans.

Here in this slider, we take a look at 10 big players who were not erased off the roster by the different teams.


#10 Rashid Khan

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The young Afghanistan leggie has been turning not only his leg breaks but also several heads all around the world with his unique skills and wicket-taking abilities.

He was part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in the previous season and was crucial to their scheme of things. Ever since he has only gone from strength to strength and finished as the number two wicket-taker in 2017.

Currently, he is plying his trade for Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash League and is doing what he does beat- picking up wickets.

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