IPL 2018: MS Dhoni set to reunite with Chennai Super Kings?
New Delhi: MS Dhoni’s rumoured comeback to Indian Premier League franchisee Chennai Super Kings might soon turn true. After the IPL Governing Council (GC) meeting was held on Wednesday by the BCCI, the eight teams could now retain as much as five players.
Options are available. Teams could opt for two retentions and three Right to Match or three retentions and two Right to Match. However in the meeting it was discussed that teams could retain not more than than three Indian and two foreign players.
The GC council will send the options to the franchise, who will make a final decision before the 2018 auction commences. The meeting, that was also held by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) also discussed the budget each franchisee will hold.
The total purse of each team will range from Rs 66 to 80 crores. The salary cap for uncapped players has also been increased.