New Delhi The players’ auction is to be held on Thursday for the IPL 14th season, which is hot for discussion. This is the question in everyone’s mind, which player’s luck will shine this time and who will be empty handed. The auction will begin at 3 pm.
According to the IPL website report, about 1100 players had registered for the auction of the 14th season of IPL, in which 292 players have got a place. Now eight franchises will bid for these 292 players only.
Out of these 292 players, 164 Indians, 125 foreigners and three players’ associates are from the country. Also, out of these 292 players, 227 are uncapped and 65 are capped players. As many as 139 players have been retained by eight IPL players, while 57 players have been released by their current teams.
Sunrisers Hyderabad have retained most of the players. Their number is 22, while the current team of Royal Challengers Bangalore has only 12 players. Of these 292 players, 35 are from Australia, 20 from New Zealand, 19 from West Indies, 17 from England, 14 from South Africa, nine from Sri Lanka, seven from Afghanistan and one each from Nepal, UAE and USA.
This time the auction has 10 players, including two Indians, whose base price is Rs 2 crore. These include Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moin Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood. At the same time, there are 12 players whose base price is Rs 1.5 crore and 11 players whose base price is Rs 1 crore.
Kings XI Punjab will enter the auction with the highest amount of Rs 53.20 crore. It will be followed by RCB (Rs 35.90 crore). Kolkata Knight Riders and SRH have the lowest balance of Rs 10.75 crore. The Rajasthan Royals, who captained Sanju Samson after the release of Steve Smith, will try to fill their three overseas slots. This team has a purse of Rs 34.85 crore.
Chennai Super Kings have Rs 22.90 crore, Delhi Capitals have Rs 12.90 crore and Mumbai Indians have Rs 15.35 crore left. In the players’ auction for the IPL 2021 season, Nayan Doshi, the son of former India left-arm spinner Dilip Doshi, is the oldest and Noor Ahmed of Afghanistan is the youngest player.
Of the 292 players in the auction, 42-year-old Nayan is the oldest and 16-year-old Noor Ahmed is the youngest player. The reserve price of Nayan and Noor Ahmed has been fixed at Rs 20 lakh each. Nayan has played a total of 70 first-class matches for Saurashtra, Rajasthan Royals and Surrey between 2001 and 2013.