It has just been 2 months since the IPL 2020 final on 10th November where Mumbai Indians clinched their 5th IPL title, and here we are already talking about the 14th edition of IPL.
The IPL 2021 will be as per normal schedule, i.e. it will start in March-April like all the previous years. Before the commencement of the tournament, they will be having a mini-auction for the 8 franchises.
It has now been officially declared that the IPL 2021 Player Auction will be held on 18th February in Chennai.
As we are just weeks away from the IPL 2021 auction, here’s all you need to know:
When will be the IPL 2021 auction held?
The IPL 2021 auction will be held on 18th February 2021.
Where will be the IPL 2021 auction held?
The IPL 2021 auction will be held in Chennai.
When will the IPL 2021 auction start?
The IPL 2021 auction will start from 3 PM IST.
How can you watch the IPL 2021 auction?
The IPL 2021 auction will be broadcasted by Star Sports and will be live-streamed on Hotstar.
The players’ list incorporates 207 capped, 863 uncapped and 27 Associate players:
· Capped Indian (21 players)
· Capped International (186 players)
· Associate (27 players)
· Uncapped Indian players who have played at least 1 IPL match (50 players)
· Overseas uncapped players who have played at least 1 IPL match (2 players)
· Uncapped Indians (743 players)
· Uncapped International (68 players)
The country-wise breakdown of 283 overseas players is listed below:
The 8 IPL franchises will have INR 196.6 crores to spend at the IPL 14 mini-auction. All the IPL franchises retained a total of 139 players at a cost of INR 483.39 crores. The IPL franchises released 57 players in total from the existing squads and will now have INR 196.6 crores to spend at the IPL 2021 auctions.
|Franchise||No of Players||No of Overseas Players||Total money spent (INR crores)||Salary cap available (INR crores)||Available Slots||Overseas Slots|