IPL 2022 Auction: Star Sports Ready for Mega-Broadcast
IPL 2022 Auction: TATA IPL 2022 mega auction is about to go on the floors and all the teams have organized their shopping list for the event. The fate of all the 10 teams will be decided on the 12th and 13th February in Bengaluru. Star Sports will be hosting the event and will telecast the auction live. This will be the last year of the IPL contract between BCCI and Star Sports and the channel has some big plans for the day.
In January, BCCI release the list of 1214 players who wanted to take part in the mega auction. Indian cricket board trimmed the list to 519 players which include 370 Indian and 221 overseas cricketers. The list also includes 228 capped players, 355 uncapped, and seven from Associate countries. The seven Associate players are David Wiese, JJ Smit, Ruben Trumpelmann, Sandeep Lamichhane, Brad Wheal, Safyaan Sharif, and Ali Khan.
With the introduction of two new teams – Lucknow Giants and Gujarat Titans, it is expected that IPL 2022 will be more exciting and electrifying. It is expected that IPL 2022 will have more fresh faces in the tournament.
What time the IPL 2022 Auction LIVE Broadcast will begin?
The auction is scheduled to begin at 11 AM on 12th February. Star Sports will LIVE Broadcast the entire two days of the auction event.
On the Day 1 of the auction, the list will include 10 players who will be hot picks for every team in the tournament. These players are the most wanted cricketers in the upcoming season of IPL.
First Set of Players:
R Ashwin / Trent Boult / Pat Cummins / Quinton De Kock / Shikhar Dhawan / Faf DuPlessis / Shreyas Iyer / Kagiso Rabada / Mohammad Shami / David Warner.
The IPL 2022 Auction Mathematics
IPL 2022 Auction: BCCI and IPL committee has done a brilliant job by making it easier for all the teams and IPL fans to understand the IPL 2022 Auction maths. We have compiled some bullet points for your better understanding of the same:
- 33 Players have been retained by 10 IPL teams
- A total of 343.7Cr has already been spent out of total auction budget of 900Cr,
- The remaing budget for 10 teams is 556.3 Cr
- 590 Players will vie for 217 Spots at IPL Auction
- 556.3 Cr will be showered on 12th & 13th Dec on signing of 217 players.
Remaining Purse for IPL Franchises
|Franchisee||Salary Cap left for 2022|
Player Auction Rs. Crore
|No. of open|
|No. of open|
overseas player slots
|Chennai Super Kings||48||21||7|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||48||21||6|
|Lucknow Super Giants||59||22||7|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||57||22||7|
Where can you stream the IPL 2022 Auction online?
IPL 2022 Auction will be available to stream Disney+Hotstar and IPL fans can stay updated from the app as well.