Chennai: The auction of players for the next season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) is scheduled to take place tomorrow (Thursday, February 18) in Chennai. All franchises are ready for auction. A total of 292 players are in the fray for 61 seats this year. Kings XI Punjab has the highest budget. This time the base price of a total of 12 players is Rs 2 crore, which includes two Indian players. So like every time, this time too some young players are trying their luck. Due to Corona, a mini auction has been organized this time. Find out all the information related to IPL auction.
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Base price of players
Base prices for uncapped players are now fixed at Rs 20, 30 and 40 lakh, while capped players are priced at Rs 5 lakh, Rs 75 lakh, Rs 1 crore, Rs 1.5 crore and Rs 2 crore respectively. Capped players are those who are playing for the country in any one of the international formats from Tests, ODIs, T20s.
The maximum and minimum number of players in a team
All franchises can have a maximum of 25 and a minimum of 18 players in their team. Any team can have a maximum of 8 foreign players. At present, Royal Challengers Bengaluru has a minimum of 14 players and Sunrisers Hyderabad has a maximum of 22 players, which means that RCB will have to buy at least 4 players in the auction. While SRH can buy a maximum of 3 players.
The highest rupee in Punjab’s purse to buy players
The salary purse (budget) of the franchise in this season of IPL has remained the same as last season at Rs 85 crore, which means that the salary budget has not increased this time due to Corona, while in 2019 the budget was Rs 80 crore and in 2018 it was Rs 66 crore. This time, Punjab has the highest amount of Rs 53.20 crore to buy players. Under the rule, the minimum cost of a team should be Rs 60 crore, which means the value of the salary cap is 75 per cent.
1. Chennai Super Kings
Retained: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Sam Karan, Dwayne Bravo, Josh Hazlewood, Lungi Angidi, Ambati Rayudu, Karna Sharma, Mitchell Sentner, Shardul Thakur, Ruturaj Gaikwad, N Jaram KM Asif, R Sai Kishore
Release: Piyush Chawla, Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Monu Kumar Singh, Shane Watson (Retired)
The team has a balance of Rs 19.9 crore
2. Delhi Capitals
Retained Players: Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Prithvi Shaw, Anjkiya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Enrique Nortje, Marcus Stoyanis, Shimron Hatmeyer, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, R Ashwin, Lalit Patel, Harsh Awesh Khan, Praveen Dubey.
Release: Mohit Sharma, Kimo Paul, Sandeep Lamichhane, Alex Carey, Jason Roy, Tushar Deshpande.
The team has a balance of Rs 13.4 crore
3. Mumbai Indians
Retain: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Trent Bolt, Quinton Do Coke, Suryakumar Yadav, Jaspreet Bumrah, Rahul Chahar, Ishaan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Chris Lynn, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mosin Khan, Aditya Tare, Anur Jayant Yadav, Almonpreet Singh.
Release: Lasith Malinga, Nathan Coulter Knight, James Pattinson, Shepherd Rutherford, Michelle McLennan, Prince Balwant Rai, Digvijay Deshmukh.
Amount due to the team: 15.35 crore
4. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
Retain: Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Loki Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Sandeep Warrior, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Shubhaman Gill, Sunil Naren, Rahul Trivarti, Pete Khan, Tim Seifert
Release: Tom Benton, Chris Green, Nikhil Nayak, M Siddharth, Harry Garney.
Amount due to the team: 10.75 crore
Also read: Faf du Plessis retires from Test cricket, a major blow to South Africa
5. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yujvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Washington Sundar, Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Josh Philippe
Ken Richardson, Pawan Deshpande
Moin Ali, Shivam Dubey, Gurkirat Singh Mann, Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Pawan Negi, Parthiv Patel (retired), Dale Steyn (absent), Usuru Udana, Umesh Yadav.
The team has the remaining amount: Rs. 35.4 crore
6. Rajasthan Royals
Retained Players: Sanju Samson, Ben Stokes, Joffra Archer, Jose Butler, Rahul Tewatia, Jaydev Unadkat, Yashaswi Jaiswal, Rohin Uthappa, Mayank Markandey, Karthik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Shreyam, David Miller Manan Vohra.
Released players: Steve Smith, Ankit Rajput, Oshane Thomas, Akash Singh, Varun Aaron, Tom Karan, Aniruddha Joshi, Shashanka Singh.
The team has a balance of Rs 37.85 crore
7. Kings XI Punjab
Retained players: KL Rahul, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran, Mohammad Shami, Chris Jordan, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Agarwal, Ravi Bishnoi, Prabhasimran Singh, Deepak Hooda, Sarfaraz Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Darshan Narkan .
Released players: Glenn Maxwell, Sheldon Cottrell, K Gautam, Mujib Ur Rehman, Karun Nair and James Neesham.
Amount to be spent by the team: 53.2 crore
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8. Sunrisers Hyderabad
Retained players: David Warner, Johnny Bairstow, Ken Williamson, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Vijay Shankar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shrivats Goswami, Siddharth Kulth Riddhiman Saha, Abdul Samad, Mitchell Marsh, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh.
Right to Match Card (RTM Card) can be used
Through the Right to Match card, the franchise can return its old players to the auction. For that, he will have to pay the highest bid on the player in the auction. The Rajasthan Royals, for example, have not returned Steve Smith this season. If a franchisee has placed the highest bid on him during the auction, Rajasthan can bring him to their team using the RTM card. A maximum of 5 players can be retained by the franchisee (RTM card).
5 England players in a slot with a base price of 20 million
Players with a base price of Rs 2 crore include India’s Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav. The list also includes Australian players Glenn Maxwell and Steve Smith. England’s top five players – Moin Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood – made the list. One name is Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
Apart from Maxwell and Shakib, Kyle Jamieson could also be a big bidder this time around. Among the uncapped Indian players, the franchise could also put money on Kerala’s Mohammad Azharuddin and Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun. These 5 players can shock everyone.
When will the IPL auction take place: The event will start at 3 pm in Chennai. The show will be aired live on Star Sports. This is a mini auction. So you can watch this program online on Hotstar + Disney.
How many players will participate: 292 players will participate for 61 vacancies. A total of 1114 cricketers had registered for the IPL 2021 auction. The franchise has since shortlisted 292 players to the final. A total of 11 players have a base price of Rs 2 crore, including two Indian players.
How much money is in the purse of IPL franchise? The following is a list of players announced by various franchises ahead of the 2021 auction of the Indian Premier League. With the release of the players there is now a lot of money in the team’s purse.
Released players: Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav, Sandeep and Yara Prithvi Raj.