Mumbai T20 League: 11 players retained for second season

Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer were among 11 players who were retained by their respective franchises for the eight-team T20 Mumbai League season 2, which begins here on May 14.

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Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer have been retained by their respective franchises.   -  PTI

Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer were among 11 players who were retained by their respective franchises for the eight-team T20 Mumbai League season 2, which begins here on May 14.

Each team could retain two players, but the North Mumbai Panthers has hung on to only one player ahead of the May 4 players auction. Triumph Knights Mumbai North East, which won the inaugural edition, has retained batsman Suryakumar Yadav and medium pacer Akash Parkar.

The Shivaji Park Lions has retained all-rounder Shivam Dube and Mumbai Ranji skipper Siddhesh Lad.

The NaMo Bandra Blasters have gone ahead with in-form batsman Iyer, who is currently leading the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League, and wicket-keeper batsman Eknath Kerkar.

The SoBo Supersonics has retained Jay Bista and Dhrumil Matkar, while North Mumbai Panthers has held on to only Shaw.

ARCS Andheri has retained all-rounder Shubham Ranjane and medium pacer Tushar Deshpande.

It has already been announced that two teams will be added for the second edition.

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