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BCCI Confirms The List Of Players For The IPL 2022 Mega Auction
By CricShots - Feb 1, 2022 2:53 pm
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On Tuesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the final list of the players who will be going under the hammer in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 Player Mega-Auction. As many as 590 cricketers from around the world will be taking part in the two-day mega auction which will be taking place in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13, 2022. Amongst 590 registered players who have registered for the auction, 228 are capped players, 355 are uncapped players and 7 belong to Associate Nations.

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A fierce battle will be expected between the various franchise to acquire the services of some of the finest cricketers from around the world when the likes of 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, etc. will be going under the hammer.

The 10 IPL franchisees – Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Lucknow Super Giants (LSG), Mumbai Indians (MI), Punjab Kings (PBKS), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Sunrisers Hyderabad (RCB) and Team Ahmedabad will be taking part in the mag-auction.

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All the franchises will be bidding for some of the cricketing stalwarts like 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, etc.Β 

INR 2 crore is the highest reserve price and as many as 48 players have chosen to place themselves in this bracket. There are 20 players in the auction list with a reserve price of INR 1.5 crores while 34 players are in the list of cricketers with a reserve price of INR 1 crore.

FranchiseeSalary Cap left for 2022
Player Auction (in β‚Ή crores)
No. of open
player slots
No. of open overseas player slots
Chennai Super Kings48217
Delhi Capitals47.5217
Kolkata Knight Riders48216
Lucknow Super Giants59227
Mumbai Indians48217
Punjab Kings72238
Rajasthan Royals62227
Royal Challengers Bangalore57227
Sunrisers Hyderabad68227
Team Ahmedabad52227

The IPL has always been acting as a platform where talent meets opportunity and some of the U19 cricketers like Yash Dhull, Vicky Ostwal, Rajvardhan Hangargekar will be going under the hammers. Apart from them, there some of the young prospects who will be expected to earn big money in the IPL like Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Krunal Pandya, Shahrukh Khan, Deepak Hooda, Avesh Khan, etc.Β 

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A total of 370 Indian players cricketers and 220 players from overseas countries will be up for grabs in what promises to be an action-packed IPL 2022 Player Auction in Bengaluru.

The country-wise breakdown of 220 overseas players is listed below:

CountryAuction List
New Zealand24
South Africa33
Sri Lanka23
West Indies34