Here's a complete list of all the players retained and released by the eight franchises. We also take a look at the purse available with all the teams.
List of retained players in IPL 2021: Sanju Samson replaces Steve Smith as RR captain; CSK retain Suresh Raina
Samson was appointed to the top job after RR decided against renewing former skipper Steve Smith's contract.
IPL 2021 Players Retention Highlights: RR release Steve Smith, KXIP let go Glenn Maxwell, RCB release Aaron Finch
Franchises have been set the deadline of Wednesday, 20 January for submitting their final list of retained and released players ahead of the IPL player auction that takes place in February.