8 Shocking releases by franchises ahead of IPL 2023 auction

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Kane Williamson

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) released New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson for the IPL 2023 mini aution. Williamson was leading SRH in the IPL 2022

Dwyane Bravo

Among the highest wicket takers in IPL, Chennai Super Kings released Dwyane Bravo from the squad

Jason Holder

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) released Jason Holder for the IPL 2023 mini-auction irrespective of the fact that he performed well in the IPL 2022

Mayank Agarwal

Punjab Kings (PBKS) made the most socking decision. Mayank Agarwal was leading Punjab in IPL 2022, however, the franchise did not perform well. Now, Shikhar Dhawan will be leading the squad

Pat Cummins

Among the top fast bowlers of the world, Pat Cummins was released by KKR hours after he pulled out his name from the IPL 2023

Shardul Thakur

Bought at a whopping price of Rs 10.75 crore in IPL 2022, Shardul Thakur was traded to Kolkata Knight Riders and he will play for KKR in IPL 2023

Rassie van der Dussen

Rassie van der Dussen is called as top rated batter of South Africa and therefore he was bought Rs 1 crore by Rajasthan Royals. Now, he has been released for IPL 2023 mini auction

Lockie Ferguson

Lockie Ferguson was bought by Gujarat Titans in IPL 2022 for Rs 10 crore, however, he is now traded to Kolkata Knight Riders