Maybe the most important shocker from the IPL 2022 retention listing on Tuesday was the absence of Rashid Khan, who has now parted methods with Sunrisers Hyderabad, a franchise he has been with since 2017.
This 5-season affiliation has come to an finish – or at the least for now if Ahmedabad or Lucknow don’t purchase his companies earlier than the mega public sale – as SRH retained skipper Kane Williamson (14 cr), and uncapped Indians Abdul Samad (4 cr), Umran Malik (4 cr).
Rashid Khan picked 93 wickets in 76 IPL matches for SRH at an financial system of 6.33 and was arguably probably the most fearsome bowler within the SRH assault.
The Afghanistan leg-spinner took to his social accounts to thank the franchise for “believing in me” at an early stage in his profession. He stays grateful to the followers for his or her steady assist.
“It has been an exquisite journey with the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Thanks to your assist, love and for believing in me.
“To the #OrangeArmy you’ve been my pillar of energy and I shall endlessly be thankful for such fantastic followers,” Rashid Khan wrote in his Instagram put up.
Rashid Khan wished to be the primary retention: Report
In response to a report in Cricbuzz, Rashid Khan and SRH had been in negotiations in regards to the precedence of the cricketer’s retention earlier than the spinner opted out: Rashid wished to be the primary retention decide, whereas SRH had determined Williamson as their prime spot participant.
“SRH wished to maintain the spinner as their No 2 retention. It could have meant that Rashid can be entitled to a payment of Rs 11 crore, which is Rs 2 crore greater than his present wage,” Cricbuzz acknowledged.
“After initially refusing to be the second retention, Rashid apparently relented however later reneged. SRH say they nonetheless have a superb equation with the participant however not as a lot with a London-based agent who was taking part in hardball with the franchise.”
CEO of Sunrisers Hyderabad, Okay Shammi, later additionally mentioned that the franchise respects Khan’s choice, and if out there, they are going to attempt to get him again within the mega public sale.
Ahmedabad and Lucknow have the deadline of choosing their prime three gamers (two Indians and one abroad) from the out there pool, which, aside from Rashid Khan, contains KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya and Shreyas Iyer.