IPL 2022 Mega Auction: The cricket fans should brace themselves for an exciting and thrilling tournament as the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to get underway from the last week of March 2022. The marquee tournament will feature as many as ten teams locking horns with each other. 

Before the league, another nerve-wracking event awaits the cricket fanatics i.e mega auction. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has expanded the Indian Premier League from an eight-team league to a ten-team contest. With the inclusion of two new teams namely Lucknow and Ahemdabad, the Indian board will be hosting a mega-auction. We have an accurate IPL betting tips and get our free guide here.

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: Venue and Date

It is reported that the mega auction will be a two-day event. BCCI has officially announced that they will be conducting the entire event on February 12 and 13. The auction will take place in Bengaluru.

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: Live Streaming Details

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: All You Need to Know About the Timings, Venue, Purse, Players, and Teams
IPL 2022 Mega Auction: All You Need to Know About the Timings, Venue, Purse, Players, and Teams

Star Sports Network holds the rights for telecasting the IPL 2022 mega-auction. The live streaming of the event will be available on Disney + Hotstar app and website. 

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: Players Retained by the IPL Franchises

As many as 33 cricketers have already been retained by the ten IPL franchises. The old eight teams have retained a total of 27 players while the new teams have picked three players each. Notably, the old teams were given a choice of retaining a maximum of four players including a maximum of three Indian players and two overseas cricketers.

Teams with 4 Retained Players

Chennai Super Kings: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Moeen Ali

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, and Kieron Pollard

Delhi Capitals: Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Anrich Nortje, and Prithvi Shaw

Kolkata Knight Riders: Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine

Teams with 3 Retained Players

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, and Yashasvi Jaiswal

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Kane Williamson, Umran Malik, and Abdul Samad

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Mohammed Siraj

Team with 2 Retained Players

Punjab Kings: Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh

Players Picked by Two New Teams

Lucknow: KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, and Ravi Bishnoi

Ahmedabad: Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill

IPL 2022 Mega Auction

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: Purse Remaining with IPL Franchises

FRANCHISE NAMEPURSE LEFT(INR)
Delhi Capitals47.5 crore
Chennai Super Kings48 crore 
Kolkata Knight Riders48 crore 
Mumbai Indians48 crore 
Ahmedabad52 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore57 crore 
Lucknow Super Giants58 crore 
Sunrisers Hyderabad68 crore 
Rajasthan Royals62 crore 
Punjab Kings72 crore

IPL 2022 Mega Auction:1214 Players Registered

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: All You Need to Know About the Timings, Venue, Purse, Players, and Teams
IPL 2022 Mega Auction: All You Need to Know About the Timings, Venue, Purse, Players, and Teams

The Indian board had declared January 21 as the last date to register for the upcoming auction. A total of 1214 are expected to go under the hammer as they have registered their names for the mega event. Out of 1214 cricketers, 896 are from India while the count of overseas players is 318. 

The list features a total of 207 capped players, 903 Uncapped, and 41 associate nation players. Apart from India, players from Australia, South Africa, West Indies, and England have shown great interest in the T20 Championship.

As many as 59 Australian players are keen on going under the hammer while the count for South Africa, West Indies, and England is 48, 41, and 36 respectively. 30 Sri Lankan players and 29 cricketers from New Zealand have also applied for the event. 

Notably, the players have been divided into five brackets according to their base price. All the players had an option of choosing from many base salaries namely INR 2 Crore, INR 1.5 Crore, INR 1 Crore, INR 50 Lakh, and INR 20 Lakh. Read our latest 10cric app review here.

Base Price INR 2 Crore 

Indian Players: Ambati Rayudu, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Devdutt Padikkal, Dinesh Karthik, Harshal Patel, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Robin Uthappa, Shardul Thakur, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

Overseas Players: Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Adam Zampa, Adil Rashid, Ashton Agar,  Chris Jordan, Craig Overton, David Warner, David Willey, Fabien Allen, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, James Vince, Jason Roy, Josh Hazlewood, Kagiso Rabada, Lockie Ferguson, Mitchell Marsh, Mujeeb Zadran, Mustafizur Rahman, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Odean Smith, Pat Cummins, Quinton de Kock, Sam Billings, Saqib Mahmood, Shakib Al Hasan, Steve Smith, Trent Boult, Marchant de Lange, Mark Wood, Matthew Wade

IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Base Price 1.5 Crore

Indian Players: Ishant Sharma, Washington Sundar, Amit Mishra

Overseas Players: Aaron Finch, Nicholas Pooran, Adam Milne,  Alex Hales, Chris Lynn,  Colin Ingram,  Colin Munro,  Dawid Malan, Jason Holder,  Jimmy Neesham,  Jonny Bairstow,  Kane Richardson,  Nathan Lyon, Shimron Hetmyer, Tim Southee, Eoin Morgan,  Glenn Phillips

IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Base Price INR 1 Crore

Indian Players: Nitish Rana, Piyush Chawl, Ajinkya Rahane,  Jayant Yadav,  Kedar Jadhav,  Kuldeep Yadav,  Manish Pandey,  Prasidh Krishna,  T Natarajan, Wriddhiman Saha

Overseas Players: Rassie van der Dussen, Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, Andrew Tye,  Colin de Grandhomme,  Dan Lawrence,  D’Arcy Short, Devon Conway, James Faulkner,  Liam Livingstone, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Santner, Mohammad Nabi, Moises Henriques, Ollie Pope, Riley Meredith, Roston Chase, Sherfane Rutherford, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tymal Mills, Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Philippe

Base Price 50 Lakh

IPL 2022 mega auction

The main attraction of the 50 Lakh salary bracket has to be S Sreesanth. The bowler had registered for the auction in the previous year as well but he failed to go under the hammer. However, this time around, the seamer will hope to restart his IPL career. Want to know what’s the best betting apps for android? Red more here.

Base Price 20 Lakh

The two most surprising names in the lowest salary brackets are Avesh Khan and Shahrukh Khan. Avesh is expected to fetch a hefty amount in the auction owing to his exceptional bowling performance for Delhi Capitals during IPL 2021. Shahrukh Khan was also decent in IPL 2021 for Punjab Kings. 

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