IPL 2022 Mega Auction is one of the most exciting events that the fans are looking forward to in the coming year. The upcoming auction will reportedly be the last mega auction in the Indian Premier League’s history. It is the first time since 2011 that an IPL auction will feature 10 franchises bidding for the players.
The eight existing teams – Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings, Punjab Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals – will be joined by Ahmedabad and Lucknow-based franchises at the IPL 2022 Auction. Fans across the world are excited for the big event. Here is all you need to know about the IPL 2022 Auction.
When is IPL 2022 Mega Auction?
According to Cricbuzz, the IPL 2022 Auction will happen on February 12 and 13. It will be a two-day event, with 10 teams participating on both days.
IPL 2022 Mega Auction is in which city?
As of now, the exact location for the big event has not been revealed, but as per reports, Bengaluru will host the auction.
How many players can teams retain before IPL 2022?
The eight existing franchises can retain a maximum of four players each. All eight teams have declared their respective lists of players retained and released ahead of the mega auction. Big names like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma have been retained, while some other stars like KL Rahul, Rashid Khan, David Warner and Suresh Raina have been released. You can check out the full list here.
Remaining auction purse of all franchises ahead of the mega auction
Here is the full list of funds remaining with the 10 franchises ahead of the mega auction:
Ahmedabad – INR 90 Crore
Lucknow – INR 90 Crore
Punjab Kings – INR 72 Crore
Chennai Super Kings – INR 48 Crore
Kolkata Knight Riders – INR 48 Crore
Mumbai Indians – INR 48 Crore
Delhi Capitals – INR 47.5 Crore
Sunrisers Hyderabad – INR 68 Crore
Rajasthan Royals – INR 62 Crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore – INR 57 Crore
When and where to watch IPL 2022 Mega Auction live?
Star Sports network has the rights to telecast the IPL 2022 Auction in India. Fans can follow the mega auction live on the Star Sports channels. Live-streaming will be available on Disney+ Hotstar VIP.