IPL 2021: Kings XI Punjab release Glenn Maxwell, Cottrell and 5 more players; Check full KXIP retained and released players 2021 list

IPL 2021 Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) full retained and released players: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Wednesday announced that they have decided to retain 16 members of their IPL 2020 squad and the likes of Glenn Maxwell and Sheldon Cottrell have been released from the squad.

The likes of KL Rahul, Nicholas Pooran and Mohammad Shami will be seen for KXIP this season. While, key performers of last season like Arshdeep Singh, Chris Gayle, and Ravi Bishnoi have also been retained. Australia’s Glenn Maxwell who had a poor IPL 2020 season has been released. Maxwell was bought for INR 10.75 crores ahead of the 2020 season, but he was not able to do justice to his price tag.

Here is the full list of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) released and retained players

Kings XI Punjab purse remaining: Rs 53.2cr

KXIP Retained 

Batsmen: 

KL Rahul (c)

Mandeep Singh

Nicholas Pooran

Chris Gayle

Prabhsimran Singh

Mayank Agarwal

Sarfaraz Khan

All Rounders

Harpreet Brar

Deepak Hooda

Bowlers

Chris Jordan

Arshdeep Singh

Mohammed Shami

Ravi Bishnoi

Ishan Porel

Murugan Ashwin

Darshan Nalkande

KXIP Released

  1. Glenn Maxwell
  2. Sheldon Cottrell
  3. K Gowtham
  4. Mueeb ur Rahman
  5. Jimmy Neesham
  6. Hardus Viljoen
  7. Karun Nair
  8. Tajinder Singh
  9. Jagadeesha Suchith