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The auction for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in Chennai from 3 pm today. For this, 292 players have been shortlisted. However, all 8 teams have only 61 players slots vacant. It is expected that only 40-45 of these players can be sold. All franchises will be eyeing Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell and New Zealand’s Kyle Jameson.
The auction will begin with the batsmen. After this, all-rounders, wicketkeepers and bowlers will be bid. Out of all 292, only 10 players have been placed in the base prize slot of Rs 2 crore.
Players’ base prize
Base prizes of 20, 30 and 40 lakhs have now been fixed for uncapped players. At the same time, the capped players have been kept in 5 different base prices of 50 lakh, 75 lakh, 1 crore, 1.5 crore and two crore. Capped players are those who have played in any one of the international formats of Test, ODI, T20 for their country.
How many players will be maximum and minimum in a team?
All franchises can have maximum 25 and minimum 18 players in their team. There can be as many as 8 foreign players in any team. In the current situation, Royal Challengers Bangalore have the least 14 players and Sunrisers Hyderabad has the maximum 22 players. That is, RCB will have to buy at least 4 players in the auction. At the same time, SRH can buy as many as 3 players.
Highest rupees in Punjab purse to buy player
In this season of IPL, the franchise’s salary purse (budget) is 85 crore as the previous season. That is, due to corona, there has been no increase in salary budget this time, whereas in 2019 this budget was 80 crores and in 2018 it was 66 crores. This time Punjab has the highest amount of Rs 53.20 crore to buy players. The minimum expenditure of the team under the rules should be 60 crores i.e. 75% of the salary cap value.
Right to match card (RTM card) can be used
Through the Right to Match card, the franchisees can get their old player back in the auction. For this, they will have to pay a price equal to the highest bid placed on the player in the auction. For example, Rajasthan Royals have not retained Steve Smith this season. If a franchise makes the biggest bid on them during the auction, Rajasthan can use the RTM card to bring them into their team. Franchisees can retain up to 5 players through this (RTM card).
5 England players in the 2 crore base price slot
Players with a base price of Rs 2 crore include Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav from India. Australian players Glenn Maxwell and Steve Smith are also in this list. England’s top 5 players Moin Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood got the list. One name is also from Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
In addition to Maxwell and Shakib this time, Kyle Jameson may also get a big bid in the auction. In the uncapped Indian players, franchisees can also spend money on Kerala’s Mohammad Azharuddin and Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun. These 5 players can surprise everyone.
20 lakh rupees base prize 2 players who have the most eyes
Indian young wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Azharuddin recently scored a century on 37 balls in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. This tournament was the second fastest century in history. The Kerala batsman scored 214 runs in 5 matches at a strike rate of 195. 158 runs taken from the boundary. Raised a century. He has scored 451 runs in 24 T20s at an average of 23. The strike rate was 142.
Sachin Tendulkar’s son and left-arm pacer Arjun took 3 wickets while playing for MIG Cricket Club. Also, this all-rounder scored an unbeaten 77 off 31 balls. His team won by 194 runs. He played 2 T20s for Mumbai in the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament, taking 2 wickets.