Season 15 of the Indian Premier League is the most-awaited season of all the IPL seasons till now. This IPL two new teams have been introduced – The Lucknow Super Giants and Gujrat Titans.
The auction will be held in Bengaluru on 12 and 13 February 2022.
There will be a total of 10 franchises in the auction :
- Mumbai Indians (MI)
- Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
- Kolkata Knight Rider (KKR)
- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
- Rajasthan Royals (RR)
- Delhi Capitals (DC)
- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
- Punjab Kings (PKB)
- Lucknow Super Giants
There are 228 capped players, 355 uncapped players, and 7 players from Associate Nations among the 590 players who have registered for the auction.
Below are the remaining budgets left with the IPL franchise:
Chennai Super Kings: INR 48 crore
The reigning champions kept four players before the major auction, with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja fetching the highest price of 16 crores. They also paid 12 crore for skipper MS Dhoni, as well as 8 crores and 6 crores for Moeen Ali and Ruturaj Gaikwad, respectively.
Bangalore Royal Challengers: INR 57 crores
Only three players Virat Kohli (15 crores), Glenn Maxwell (11 crores), and Mohammad Siraj were retained by RCB, leaving them with a purse of 57 crores (7 Cr).
Mumbai Indians: INR 48 crores
After opting to keep four players, the Mumbai Indians have a total purse of 48 crores. Their most expensive selection, unsurprisingly, was skipper Rohit Sharma, who cost 16 crores, followed by Jasprit Bumrah, who cost 12 crores. Suryakumar Yadav and Kieron Pollard were the other two retainers, each earning 8 crores and 6 crores.
Delhi Capitals: INR 47.5 crores
Along with Rohit and Jadeja, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant was one of the most costly retentions, costing 16 crores. Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, and Anrich Nortje were also retained at 12 crores, 7.5 crores, and 6.5 crores, respectively.
Rajasthan Royals: INR 62 crores
RR paid 4 crores, 14 crores, and 10 crores to retain uncapped player Yashasvi Jaiswal, India wicketkeeper Sanju Samson, and foreign Jos Buttler.
Hyderabad Sunrisers: INR 68 crores
Many people were startled when the SRH club decided not to keep Rashid Khan and instead signed two uncapped players. SRH kept Abdul Samad (4 Cr) and Umran Malik (14 Cr) in addition to Kane Williamson (14 Cr) (4 Cr).
Punjab Kings: INR 72 crores
The Punjab Kings have the most money remaining after keeping only two players, including uncapped Arshdeep Singh, who is valued at 4 crore rupees. At 14 crores, Mayank Agarwal was their first retention.
Gujrat Titans: INR 60 crores
Hardik and Rashid were selected as the best players for the Ahmedabad franchise at a cost of Rs 15 crore apiece.