Vivo IPL 2018: Players For Whom Team Can Use RTM Cards

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On the 4th January teams have declared whom they want to retain for the Upcoming  Extravagant cracking VIVO IPL 2018 but its yet to be seen how they use their RTM cards on the D day.


When we talk about the T20 games, the madness about the VIVO IPL 2018 is Absolute, this time the Excitement surroundings the Cricketing event has just started before the months of the commencement like every season.


On this eleventh edition the frenzy has take a rake as the two prolific franchises, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) are all set to make their second debut in the tournament.


VIVO IPL 2018 has inflamed anticipation among the fans with the tangled rules of retaining the players and the Right to match cards.


The Concept of the RTM CARDS

Say that some players plays his previous season for team A in the tournament  but this time team A does not retained him, During the Action Team C gives the highest bids for the player, at that moment Team A can use their RTM card and with that amount they can snatch the player from team C.


This time around each team can retain 5 players in their team and each team can also use the RTM cards for 3 times, the Basic Thumb rule is they can retain three capped Indian Players and  Maximum 2 Uncapped players and 2 overseas players can be retained in case of any retentions.


Kolkata Knight Riders 

This season the Kolkata Knight Riders has made some Bole Move not to retain their Skipper Gautam Gambhir, Instead of retaining their skipper they retained Andres Russell and Sunil Narine.

RTM remaining: 3

The switch is that this time they can retain players like Chris Lynn,Shakib Al Hasan and Trent Boult, as they have retained 2 overseas players.

Possible RTM matches:

Manish Pandey, Robin Uthappa, and Kuldeep Yadav.


Royal Challengers Bangalore 

RCB   retained the Indian Skipper Virat Kohli this season and they let go Mr 3360 Ab De Villers, and also they labeled it out by holding the young sensational Sarfaraz Khan.

RTM remaining: 2

Possible RTM usage: 

Yuzvebdra Chahal,KL Rahul.


Mumbai Indians 

In all season Mumbai Indians balanced their squad and they maintained it, this season they were very orthodox in term of their retentions policy , they have selected their skipper Rohit Sharma, and Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah and the Indian Poster Boy Hardik Pandya.

RTM remaining: 2

On this auction they cannot retain any capped Indian players.

Possible RTM Usage:

Krunal Pandya, Jos Buttler


Chennai Super Kings: 

This time CSK was quite predictable and they have retained MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja.

RTM remaining: 2

This season CSK will face the same problem as MI as they cannot also use the RTM for any 3 Uncapped Indian Players.

Possible RTM Usage:

Dwayne Bravo, Faf Du Plesis.


Rajasthan Royals 

This season RR only chose to retain the Aussie captain Steve Smith and it will be interesting to see whom they will retain or chose in this Auction.

RTM retaining:3

Possible RTM Usage

Ajinkya Rahane


Kings XI Punjab 

Over the years Kings Xi Punjub had roller coaster ride, as many season they have done some outstanding performance and Fizzled out many season.,this season they let go players like David Miller and Glenn Maxwell.

RTM Remaining:3

 Possible RTM Usage:

David Miller, Hasihm Amla, Wridhhiman Saha.


Delhi Daredevils 

This season they have done their retention cleverly, as they have choose Shreyas Iyer, and Chris Morris and Rishab Pant.

RTMS remaining: 2

 Players RTM Usage:

Quinton De Kock,Sanju Samson


Sunrieser Hyderabad: 

This season they have made some strategic move and they has retained David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

RTM Remaining: 3

 Players RTM Usage:

 Rashid Khan,Siddharth Kaul, Shikhar Dhawan.