The 2022 Indian Premier League (IPL) Players Auction List has been released with a total of 590 cricketers set to go under the hammer in the two-day mega auction, which will take place in Bengaluru on the 12th and February 13.
It will be the 15th season of the IPL and some of the biggest stars in world cricket will come together to light up the prestigious tournament.
Of the 590 players registered for the auction, 228 are capped players, 355 are uncapped players and seven belong to associated nations.
A fierce battle to acquire the services of some of India’s top cricket talent is on the cards when Shreyas Iyer, Shikhar Dhawan, R Ashwin, Mohammad Shami, Ishan Kishan, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav go under the hammer.
“The 10 IPL franchisees – Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lucknow Super Giants, Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Team Ahmedabad – will also bid to have some of the most big names in cricket such as Faf du Plessis, David Warner, Pat Cummins, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Quinton de Kock, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Holder, Dwayne Bravo, Shakib Al Hasan, Wanindu Hasaranga among others in their team.
“Rs 2 crore is the highest reserve price and up to 48 players have opted to place themselves in this bracket,” BCCI said in a statement.
There are 20 players in the auction list with a reserve price of Rs 1.5 crore while 34 players are in the cricketer list with a reserve price of Rs one crore.
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