The Pro Kabaddi Season 10 retained players list was announced on Monday, August 7.

A total of 84 players have been retained across three categories with 22 from the Elite Retained Players (ERP) category, 24 in the Retained Young Players (RYP) category and 38 in the Existing New Young Players (ENYP) category

The non-retained players, which include star players such as Maninder Singh, Pawan Sehrawat and Vikash Kandola will go under the hammer in the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 player auction. The PKL Season 10 player auction will be held from September 8-9 in Mumbai. 

U.P. Yoddhas have retained star raider Pardeep Narwal, while Aslam Mustafa Inamdar has been retained by Puneri Paltan. 

Meanwhile, the PKL Season 9 Most Valuable Player award winner - Arjun Deshwal has been retained by Jaipur Pink Panthers.

Tamil Thalaivas are the team that has retained the most number of players. They have made nine retentions, including PKL Season 9’s breakout star Narender.

Haryana Steelers, Patna Pirates, and Puneri Paltan are the teams that follow Tamil Thalaivas in terms of retentions made having retained seven players each.

Gujarat Giants, on the other hand, is the team with the fewest retentions having only retained three of the players from their squad last season. Here’s the complete list of Pro Kabaddi Season 9 retained players.

Pro Kabaddi Season 9 retained players list

Bengal Warriors retained players

Vaibhav Bhausaheb Garje - Defender

R Guhan - Raider

Suyog Baban Gaikar - Raider

Parshant Kumar - Raider

Bengaluru Bulls retained players

Bharat - Raider

Saurabh Nandal - Defender

Aman - Defender

Yash Hooda - Defender

Dabang Delhi K.C. retained players

Naveen Kumar - Raider

Vijay - All-rounder

Manjeet - Raider

Ashish Narwal - Raider

Suraj Panwar - Raider

Gujarat Giants retained players

Rakesh - Raider

Rohan Singh - All-rounder

Parteek Dahiya - Raider

Haryana Steelers retained players

Vinay - Raider

Jaideep - Defender

Mohit - Defender

Naveen - Raider

Monu - Raider

Harsh - Defender

Sunny - Defender

Jaipur Pink Panthers retained players

Ankush - Defender

Abhishek KS - Defender

Ashish - Raider

Devank - Raider

Patna Pirates retained players

Sachin - Raider

Neeraj Kumar - Defender

Manish - Defender

Thiyagarajan Yuvaraj - Defender

Naveen Sharma - Defender

Ranjit Venkatramana Naik - Raider

Anuj Kumar - Raider

Puneri Paltan retained players

Sanket Sawant - Defender

Pankaj Mohite - Raider

Aslam Mustafa Inamdar - All-rounder

Mohit Goyat - Raider

Akash Santosh Shinde - Raider

Badal Taqdir Singh - Defender

Aditya Tushar Shinde - Raider

Tamil Thalaivas retained players

Sagar - Defender

Himanshu - Defender

Abishek - Defender

Sahil - Raider

Mohit - Defender

Aashish - Defender

Narender - Raider

Jatin - Raider

Himanshu - Raider

Telugu Titans retained players

Rajnish - Raider

Mohit - Defender

Nitin - Raider

Vinay - Raider

U Mumba retained players

Shivam - Raider

Shivansh Thakur - Defender

Pranay Vinay Rane - Raider

Rupesh - Raider

Sachin - Raider

U.P. Yoddha retained players

Sumit - Defender

Ashu Singh - Defender

Surender Gill - Raider

Anil Kumar - Defender

Mahipal - Raider

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