Five players each from the tainted Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals can breathe a sigh of relief as they will be part of the next season's IPL.

Reports in Cricinfo states that the two franchises that will replace CSK and RR will pick the players as their name will be in the 50-member draft in next year's auction.

CSK and RR have been restricted to participate in the cash-rich league following their connection in the 2013 spot-fixing scandal.

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