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Here we arrive at the end of DAY 1 of IPL MEGA AUCTION…
What an eventful day it has been!!! Indian talents fetching big with uncapped players too creating BIDDING WAR...
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 21.37PM: Sandeep Lamichhane Goes UNSOLD!!!
Sandeep Lamichhane (Rs 40 lakh) last player for DAY 1
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 21.33PM: R Sai Kishore SOLD to Gujarat Titans Rs 3 crore
Bidding WAR for Kishore…. crosses 3 crore-mark
R Sai Kishore (Rs 20 lakh) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 21.25PM: Jagadeesha Suchith is SOLD to SunRisers Hyderabad for Rs 20 Lakh
SRH picks Shreyas Gopal for Rs 75 lakh
Shreyas Gopal (Rs 20 lakh) Up Next
M Siddharth goes UNSOLD
KC Cariappa is SOLD to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 30 Lakh
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 21.20PM: MI bags Murugan Ashwin for Rs 1.6 cr
Afghanistan’s Noor Ahmed bagged by Gujarat Titans for Rs 30 lakh.
Ankit Rajpoot heads to the Lucknow franchise for 50 lakh.
CSK buys former DC player Tushar Deshpande for Rs 20 lakh
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 21.11PM: Punjab Kings buy Ishan Porel for Rs 25 lakh.
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 21.10PM: Lucknow bags Avesh for Rs 10 crore
Avesh Khan enters Rs 10 crore club 😲😲😲😲!!!
Khan reaches 5 crore from 20 lakh in no time!!! MI too, joins the race.
Avesh Khan (20 lakh) up next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 21.03PM: CSK buy KM Asif for Rs 20 lakh (Base Price).
RCB acquire the services of Akash Deep for rS 20 lakh.
Kartik Tyagi heads to SRH for RS 4 crore.
MI bags Basil Thampi for Rs 30 lakh
Jitesh Sharma sold to Punjab Kings at his base price ( ₹20 lakh)
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.58PM: KKR gets Sheldon Jackson for Rs 60 lakh.
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.50PM: Former CSKian N Jagadeesan goes UNSOLD
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.50PM: Punjab Kings buy Prabhsimran Singh at Rs 60 lakh
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.48PM: Anuj Rawat heads to RCB for ₹3.40 crore.
Anuj Rawat (Rs 20 lakh) up next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.40PM: Vishnu Solanki goes unsold
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.40PM: No Buyers for Mohammed Azharuddeen and Vishnu Vinod
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.40PM: Delhi Capitals buy KS Bharat for Rs 2 crore
Time for another SHORT BREAK….STAY TUNED!!!
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.20PM: Shahbaz Ahamad sold to Royal Challengers Banglore for 2.40 crore.
Shahbaz Ahmed (Rs 30 laks) Up Next….
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.15PM: Harpreet Brar SOLD to Punjab Kings for Rs 3.80 crore
Punjab bids at Rs 3 crore
Harpreet grabs attention of KKR
Harpreet Brar (Rs 20 lakh) Up Next…
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 20.10PM: Kamlesh Nagarkoti SOLD to Delhi Capitals for 1.10 crore.
Kamlesh Nagarkoti is Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.59PM: Tewatia to play for Gujarat Titans, SOLD for Rs 9 crore
Tewatia crosses 9 crore 😲😲😲
CSK at 4.80 lakh for the HARYANVI…
Tewatia’s price SHOOTS UP in a short span of time…..
Another Star comes Next…… Rahul Tewatia (Rs 40 lakh)
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.59PM: Shivam Mavi remains a KNIGHT for Rs 7.25 CR
Lucknow makes a LATE ENTRY
KKR in at 5.75 crore
Gujarat seems interested in the youngster
Bidding war with KKR for Shivam Mavi…
Up Next is Shivam Mavi (Rs 40 lakh)
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.50PM: Shahrukh Khan snapped by Punjab for a massive amount of Rs 9 crore
Punjab back at 8 crore!!!
CSK looks determined for the Junior King; bids at 7 crore
Shahrukh’s price shoots past 5 crore within minutes…. 😲
CSK bids at 1.80 crore
Bidding between CSK and KKR for the promising youngster
CSK off the block quickly for Khan
Shahrukh Khan (Rs 40 lakh) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.30PM: Abhishek Sharma SOLD to SRH for Rs 6.50 crore
SRH back at 6.50 crore
Gujarat bids at 6.25 crore 😲😲😲
Crazy Battle for the Punjab’s Youngster…!!!
Punjab & Hyderabad locked in a fierce contest to secure the services of Abhishek Sharma!!!
Abhishek Sharma (Rs 20 lakh) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.30PM: Riyan Parag back to Rajastha Royals for 3.8 crore
Gujarat & Rajasthan fighting it HARD for the Young Assamese!!!
Bidding for the Youngster crosses 2.50 crore…!!!
Gujarat at 1.60 crore
RR at 1.30 crore
Riyan Parag in Crores now…
CSK at 85 lakh
Riyan Parag (Rs 30 lakh) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.25PM: Rahul Tripathi goes to SRH for Rs 8.50 crore
Tripathi at the Party!!! Breaches 5 crore-mark in 1 minute 😲😲😲
Rahul Tripathi (Rs 40lakh) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.17PM: Anmolpreet Singh is UNSOLD
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.16PM: Delhi Capitals buy Ashwin Hebbar at his base price of Rs 20 lakh
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.15PM: Promising youngster Dewald Brevis SOLD to Mumbai for Rs 3 crore
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.12PM: Youngster Abhinav Sadarangani SOLD to GUJARAT TITANS for Rs 2.6 crore
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.10PM: SRH have Priyam Garg at Base Price
Priyam Garg in for Rs 20 lakh…
Rajat Patidar UNSOLD
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.05PM: Here We Go….
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 19.00PM: Time for UNCAPPED PLAYERSSS🤞🤞🤞
Time for another SHORT BREAKKK!!!!….Will be back soon………
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.40PM: VETERAN Amit Mishra goes UNSOLD!!!
Up Next…Amit Mishra
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.40PM: Yuzvendra Chahal bagged by ROALS for Rs 6.5 crore
SRH enters the bidding for Yuzvendra Chahal at Rs. 5.5cr!!!
The price shoots past 5 crore within minutes…. 😲
Yuzvendra Chahal (Rs 2 crore) Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.33PM: Rahul Chahar SOLD for Rs 5.25 lakh to Punjab
Chahar crosses 5 crore….!!!!
PBKS back at 3.80
MI now calls at 3.60 lakh
PBKS looks committed to buy Chahar
DC calls at 2.40 lakh
PBKS jumps at 2.20 lakh
DC at Rs 1 crore for Chahar
Rahul Chahar (Rs 75 lakh) Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.18 PM: Zampa UNSOLD!!!
Adam Zampa (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates: Kuldeep Yadav goes to DC for Rs 2 crore
Kuldeep Yadav (Rs 2 crore) Up Next….
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.18 PM: Imran Tahir too fails to get any buyer…!!!!
Mujeeb Jadran & Adil Rashid UNSOLD !!!
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.12PM: Mustafizur SOLD to DC at Base Price
Not much interest by franchises for the Bangladeshi…
Mustafizur Rahman (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.10PM: LORD SHARDUL THAKUR SOLD TO Delhi Capitals for Rs 10.75 crore
Thakur’s bid goes past 10 crore-mark….
DC at 8.75 crore
PBKS, CSK eyeing for Thakur….Bid crosses 8 crore
Shardul Thakur (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 18.00 PM: BHUVI back at SRH for Rs 4.20 crore
SRH bids 3.40 for BHUVI…
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 17.59PM: Mark Wood SOLD to Lucknow for Rs 7.50 CR
Mark Wood (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 17:54: Josh Hazlewood is SOLD to RCB for Rs 7.75 CR
MI back at 7.50 crore
RCB jumps at 7.25 crore
DC, MI join the bidding…
Hazlewood breaches 5-crore
Chennai strikes at Base Price
Josh Hazlewood (Rs 2 Crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.38PM: Lockie Ferguson sold to Gujarat Titans for 10 CR 😲
The price shoots past 8 crore…. 😲
DC at 5.75 for the Kiwi pacer
Ferguson breaches 5-crore mark within secondssss!!!
Lockie Ferguson (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.38PM: Prasidh Krishna sold to Rajasthan Royals for 10 crore!!!
Another Bidding WARRRR for Prasidhh Krishnna 💥💥💥
RR back at 9 crore
Lucknow at 8.25 crore
Royals at 8 crore for Krishna
RR and Gujarat going it Hardddd for KRISHNAAA
Prasidh Krishna sets the stage on fire….crosses 5-crore mark…Woooh!!!!
Prasidhh Krishna (Rs 1 crore) Up Next…
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.30PM: WhistlePodu for Deepak Chahar; sold to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 14 crore 🕯️🕯️🕯️
CSK in NO MOOD to let him go…bids at Rs 14 crore
Chahar now attracts Royals’ attention at 13.25 crore
CSK at 13 crore for 🕯️🕯️🕯️
12.25 by DC
CSK too, joins the battle
Deepak Chahar crosses MAGIC FIGURE…Intense bidding between DC & OrangeArmy for the pacer
DC bids at 6.25 Crore for Deepak
SRH also joins the bidding
DC at 4.20 crore
Deepak Chahar (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.52PM: SRH bags T. Nataraj for Rs 4 Crore
SRH at 2.80 crore
Bidding between Hyderabad & Gujarat…
Gujarat at 1.30 crore for Natarajan
SRH opens the bid
Up Next T. Natarajan…
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.52PM: Auction Resumes
Time for a short-break….STAY TUNED!!!
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.52PM: Pooran goes to SRH for Rs 10.75 crore
SRH joins at 10.75 crore
KKR at 10.50 for Pooran
KKR seems immensely interested in Pooran
Pooran 4th player to breach 10-crore mark
SRH at 9.75 crore for the West-Indian
Pooran crosses Rs 5 crore-mark withn second, Franchises showing lot of interest on the Caribbean explsosive batter
Nicholas Pooran (Rs 1.5 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.52PM: Sam Billings remains Unsold
Sam Billings (Price 2 Crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.50PM: Wriddhiman Saha goes Unsold
Wriddhiman Saha (Rs 1 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.49PM: Dinesh Karthik back to Royal Challengers Banaglore after 7 years, pocketed for Rs 5.50 CR
Karthik crosses 5 crore-mark
CSK bids at 4.20 for the wicketkeeper-batsman
RCB at Rs 4 crore for Karthik
Bidding war between Chennai and Bengaluru for Karthik…
Dinesh Karthik (Rs 2 crore) up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.41PM: PBKS bags Bairstow Rs 6.75 crore
SRH at 6.50 crore for the English wicketkeeper-batsman
Jonny Bairstow (Rs 1.5 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.21PM: Record-breaking bidding for Ishan Kishan; Goes to Mumbai for Rs 15.25 crore
SRH bids at 15 crore for ISHAN KISHAN but MI in NO MOOD to let him go!!!
MI AT 14.25 crore for ISHAAAAN
Intense bidding war between franchises for Ishan Kishan but MI holding it TIGHT!!!!!
Ishan Kishan sets the stage on fire within minutes, crosses 10-crore mark
Most waited player — ISHAN KISHAN (Rs 2 crore) enters the auction
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.21PM: Bahubali back at the DEN………….CSK bags Rayudu for Rs 6.75 crore 🦁🦁🦁
Rayudu croress 6 crore-mark
Glimpses of SOUTHERN DERBEY at the Auction….. Intesnse bidding between SRH and CSK for Rayudu…
Chennai at 5.75 crore
SRH bids at 5.50 for Rayudu
CSK at 4.40 crore
SRH at 4.20 for the BAHUBALI…
CSK starts the bid for Rayudu
Ambati Rayudu (Rs 2 crore) enters next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.13PM: No Buyers for Wade too unsold !!!
Matthew Wade (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.13PM: Mohammad Nabi goes unsold !!!
Mohammad Nabi Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.05PM: Capitals bag Mitchell Marsh for Rs Rs 6.5 crore
DC, SRH Playing it hard for the Australian….
SRH at 5.75 crore for Marsh…
DC too, joins the bidding at 5 crore…
Gujarat at 4.60 crore for Marsh…
SRH & Gujarat Titans in a bid battle at the moment for the Aussie
Mitchell Marsh (Rs 2 crore) under the hammer now
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 16.05PM: Lucknow bags Krunal for Rs 8.25 Cr
Lucknow and Gujarat fighting it hard for Krunal as the all-rounder bid reaches 8 crore
Krunal Pandya (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 15.56PM: ATI SUNDARRRR day for Washington Sundar as SunRisers Hyderabad bags him for whopping Rs 8.75 Cr 🌺🌺🌺🌺
Lucknow bids at 8.50 crore for Sundar
SRH too joins the battle
Sundar crosses 7.50 crores
Intense bidding war for SUNDAR!!!
Sundar crosses 4 crore within seconds😲😲😲
DC joins the bidding at 3 crore
Battle between PBKS and Gujarat at 2.20 lakh
Sundar attracts bidding from Gujarat
Gujarat, PBKS join the race at 1.70 crore
Gujarat Titans at opens the bid
Washington Sundar (Rs 1.5 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 15.48PM: Hasaranga goes to Royal Challengers Banglore for 10.75 crore.
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 15.45PM: We’re back with Charu Sharma continuing the proceedings…
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates: Auction to RESUME at 15:30PM
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates: 15.15PM: Edmeade advised rest…….Charu Sharma to continue with the IPL Auction proceedings on Day 1
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 14.30PM: Massive Relief as auctioneer Hugh Edmeade is fine……Thank God
Early Lunch taken on Day 1…
SporzFront hopes and pray he is fine 🙏🙏🙏
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 14.15pm: UNEXPECTED scenes from #Bengaluru as IPL Auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapses at stage…😲😲😲
RCB at 7.25 crore for Hasaranga
Punjab holding it tight at 6.50 crore…..
RCB REJOINSSS AT 5.75 Crore!!!
Punjab at 5.50 crores for the all-rounder
RCB at 5.25 crore for the Sri Lankan
Hasaranga crosses 5 crore mark!!!
Wanindu Hasaranga (Rs 1 Crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates: LSG bags Hooda for Rs 5.75 Crore
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.56PM: RCB buys Harshal for Rs 10.75 crore
SRH take the bid to Rs 10 crore before RCB make it Rs 10.25. Seems RCB want Purple Patel AT ANY COST!!!
RCB and SRH take the amount past 8.5 crore
Deepak Hooda Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.57PM: Harshal Patel snapped by RCB for a whopping Rs 10.75 crore
Harshal Patel Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.50PM: No buyers for Shakib !!!
Shakib-Al-Hasan (Rs 2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.49PM: LSG finally bags Holder for Rs 8.75 crore
Holder creates another bidding war
Jason Holder (Rs 1.5 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.44PM: KKR bags Nitish Rana for Rs 8 crore
Rana creates bidding war; crosses 5 crore within minutes
Nitish Rana (Rs 1 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.41PM: Yellow Army acquires Bravo for Rs 4.40 crore
DC at 4.20 Crore for Bravo before CSK joins to make it 4.40 crore
Dwayne Bravo Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.37: No Buyers for Smith!!!
Steve Smith Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13:35PM: Mr. IPL Raina goes UNSOLD!!!!
Suresh Raina (Rs 2 Crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.35PM: Padikkal sold to Rajasthan Royals for 7.75 crore.
MI at 6.50 crore
Padikkal creates bidding war…..!!!!!!!!!!!!
Devdutt Padikkal (2 crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.30PM: Explsose David Miller goes UNSOLD!!!
Killer Miller Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12.28: Jason Roy bagges sold to Gujarat for 2 crores.
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13.27PM: Uthappa bagged by CSK for rS 2 Crore
Robin Uthappa (2 Crore) Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13:26PM: Shimron Hetmyer sold to Rajasthan Royals for 8.50 crore.
Hetmyer crosses 8 crore
RR joins at 7.50 Crore
DC come in for Hetmyer at Rs 5.75 crore
Shimron Hetmyer Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13:20PM: Lucknow SuperGiants bags Manish Pandey for Rs 4.60 Crore
13:16PM: Second Session begins with Manish Pandey
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 13:15PM: Second Session Begins…
13:00PM: IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates: Players Sold in First Session:
1. Shreyas Iyer – 12.25 crore (KKR)
2. Kagiso Rabada – 9.25 crore (PBKS)
3. Shikhar Dhawan – 8.25 crore (PBKS)
4. Trent Boult – 8 crore (RR)
5. Pat Cummins – 7.25 crore (KKR)
6. Faf du Plessis – 7 crore (RCB)
7. Quinton de Kock – 6.75 crore (LSG)
8. Mohammed Shami – 6.25 crore (Gujarat Titans)
9. David Warner – 6.25 crore (DC)
10. Ravichandran Ashwin – 5 crore (Rajasthan Royals)
Stay Tuned for latest updates
And here we come at the end of MARQUEE SET
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12.50PM: de Kock sold for Rs 6.75 crore to Lucknow
Lucknow takes de Kock’s price past INR 6 crore
Mumbai Indians enter the bidding war at 4.60 cr
CSK at 2.20 for the South African
Quiet start for de Kock
Another South African de Kock Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12.45: Faf sold to RCB for Rs 7 crore
DC joins at 3.60
RCB at 2.40 for the South African
CSK makes first bid of the day, come in for Faf at his base price
Faf Up Next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12:43PM: Mohammed Shami (Base Price 2 Crore) sold to Gujarat Titans For Rs 6.25 Crore
Md Shami up next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12:36PM: Shreyas Iyer goes to KKR for Rs 12.25 crore
DC, LSG bidding aggressively for Iyer
Lucknow SG joins the bidding
DC at 4.25 crore for Iyer
Shreyas Iyers up next ……
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12:32PM: Boult goes to RR for Rs 8 crore
RCB almost bagged Boult at 4 cr before RR comes in at 4.20 crore
RCB and RR engage in a bidding duel for the Kiwi pacer
Trent Boult is up next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12:28PM: South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada goes to PBKS at a whopping INR 9.25 crore
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12:23PM: Pat Cummins sold to KKR for Rs 7.25 cr
12:20PM: Pat Cummins up next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12: 20PM : RR bags Ashiwn for Rs 5 crore
12: 18 PM: RR take it to 5 crores
DC rejoins the bidding after 4.6 crore.
Another DC and Royals tussle as Ashwin’s bid goes up to 4 crores.
DC opens the bid for Ashwin
R Ashwin up next
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12:25PM: Punjab Kings (PBKS) acquires the services of Shikhar Dhawan for Rs 8.25 lakhs
Quiet start for Gabbar
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates 12:15PM: Dhawan (Rs 2 crore) first player to go under the hammer….
12.1.PM: And the AUCTION BEGINSSSSS……
IPL Mega Auction 2022 LIVE Updates:
The live action begins as IPL chairman Brijesh Patel addressed the franchises with BCCI representatives Sourav Ganguly, Rajeev Shukla, Jay Shah, Pragyan Ojha and others present at the auction.
Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the IPL auction 2022.
The IPL auction 2022 will be a mega auction as it is slated to take place for the grandest-ever IPL, IPL 2022.
A total of 590 players will go under the hammer in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru on February 18 and 19. Among the 590 cricketers, a total of 228 are capped players while 355 are uncapped and seven belong to associate nations.
A total of 370 Indian players and 220 overseas cricketers will be up for grabs, with as many as 48 players having chosen to place themselves in the Rs 2 crore bracket.
On the other hand, 20 players in the auction list carry a reserve price of Rs 1.5 crore while 34 are on the list of cricketers with a reserve price of Rs 1 crore.
IPL Auction 2022: The Story So Far
As per the rules laid out by the BCCI, the existing 8 franchises were allowed to retain a maximum of up to 4 players ahead of the auction with each team retaining not more than 3 Indian players and not more than 2 Overseas players.
The two new teams – Lucknow Super Giants and Ahmedabad Titans- were allowed to retain three players from the list of released players by the 8 old teams with each of the two new teams not being allowed to retain a maximum of 2 Indian Players and 1 Overseas player.
While the Supergiants went ahead with KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis and Ravi Bishnoi as their 3 retentions, the Titans went for the services of all-rounder Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill as their 3 retentions ahead of IPL auction 2022.
KL Rahul was named the captain of the Lucknow Supergiants franchise and Gujarat Titans named Hardik Pandya as their skipper for the 2022 edition of the cash-rich league.