IPL-2018-Player Retention Rules
1-An IPL Franchise is eligible to secure up to 5 players by virtue of a combination of player Retention (Pre Player Auction) and Right to Match(RTM)(during the player auction).
2-A maximum of either 3 retentions or 3 RTM at the discretion of the franchises. If there is no retention before player auctions, then franchises can have up to 3 RTMs. If a franchise uses the three retentions(pre-auction), then they will have two RTM during the auction.
3-Following will apply irrespective of player retention or RTM:
-A maximum number of 3 Capped Indian players.
-A maximum number of 2 Overseas players.
-A maximum number of 2 Uncapped Indian players.
4-The Player pool available to CSK and RR for retention/RTM will be the players who for them respectively in IPL 2015 and who were a part of the RPS and GL squads in 2017