Kieron Pollard (Mumbai Indians)
The Windies batsman has been a part of the Mumbai franchise from the 2010 edition and has scored nearly 2500 runs for his franchise.
Because of his ability, Mumbai used their Right to Match (RTM) card last season and bought him for INR 5.4 crores. However the 31-year-old player could not deliver of what was expected of him.
Apart from scoring a half-century, he just got 83 runs from six innings, which is by no standards equal to Pollard’s ability. Mumbai has already released Mustafizur Rahman and Akila Dananjaya and has bought in Quinton de Kock. It seems that the hard-hitting hulk-like batsman might also be on his way out.
D’Arcy Short (Rajasthan Royals)
In the 2017-18 edition of the Big Bash League (BBL), the 28-year-old left-hander played some superlative innings which earned him a contract with Rajasthan Royals as the franchise bought him for INR 4 crores.
However the opener failed to leave his mark in the IPL as he scored just 115 runs from seven encounters with a poor average of 16.42.
His strike rate was 116 which was way lower than his career strike rate of 141, which suggested his problems in adjusting in the sub-continent conditions. Royals might want to find someone else in place of him who could partner Jos Buttler at the top, who had a fantastic season last year.