The Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction is the mega event where all the 10 Franchises take place. Further, the bidders bid on the key players they want to add to the team. This year IPL Auction 2022 took place in Bengaluru at 11 am. Moreover, the two new teams formed this year. After 2011, this year 10 teams will participate in the IPL.
Rules For Retention Of Players
The eight franchises can retain up to four players. For instance, the new franchise which will participate can go for at most three players each from the non retained players list. Hence, this year 590 players are about to participate among which 370 are Indians and 220 are overseas.
So, the Mega Event of IPL Auction 2022 will be a two-day program. Furthermore, the dates decided for the Auction are February 12 and February 13. The Mega Auction will be telecasted on Star Sports Network.
Players Retained by 10 IPL teams
- Chennai Super Kings (CSK):
The Chennai Franchise retained four players. Firstly, they pick Ravindra Jadeja (all-rounder) for retaining. They retained Ravindra for ₹16 crores. Secondly, they pick MS Dhoni, and he will guide the team this year as well. Along with them, the two players who were picked are Moeen Ali (English Cricketer) and Ruturaj Gaikwad (Batsman).
- Mumbai Indians (MI):
The Mumbai franchise has been one of the most successful franchises. Indeed, they earned the title for 5-times. Moreover, They retained four players. The first pick was Rohit Sharma (Indian Skipper) for ₹16 crores. The other three players retained along with Rohit are Jasprit Bumrah (Bowler), Surya Kumar Yadav (all-rounder), and Kieron Pollard (West Indies All-rounder).
- Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH):
The Hyderabad Franchise picked three players to retain. The first choice of SRH is Kane Williamson, this year Kane will lead the team. Also, he has been offered ₹14 crores. The other two picks of SRH are Abdul Samad and Umran Malik.
- Rajasthan Royals (RR):
The top picks of Rajasthan Royals are Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper-batsman) for ₹14 crores, Jos Buttler for ₹10 crores, and Yashasvi Jaiswal for ₹4 crores. Sanju Samson will be the Captain for IPL 15.
- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR):
Kolkata Knight Riders retained four players. Further, the top picks for the IPL 15 are Andre Russell (₹12 crores), Varun Chakravarthy (₹8 crores), Venkatesh Iyer (₹8 crores), and Sunil Narine (₹6 crores).
- Delhi Capitals (DC):
The Delhi Capitals picked four players to retain this year. For instance, Delhi Capitals top picks are Rishabh Pant (₹16 crores), Axar Patel (₹9 crores), Prithvi Shaw (₹7.5 crores), and Anrich Nortje (₹6.5 crores).
- Punjab Kings (PBKS):
The Punjab Kings retained only two players who are Mayank Agarwal (₹12 crores) and Arshdeep Singh (₹4 crores).
- Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB):
Royal Challengers Bangalore picked three players to retain. Firstly, the player picked by RCB is Virat Kohli (Batsman) for ₹15 crores. Along with Virat Kohli, they picked two more players who are Glenn Maxwell and Mohammed Siraj.
- Gujarat Titans:
The Ahmedabad Franchise is the new team participating this year. Also, the Draft picks of Gujarat Titans are Hardik Pandya (All-rounder and Captain of the team), Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill.
- Lucknow Super Giants:
The Lucknow Franchise is the new team taking part this year. The Draft picks of Super Giants are KL Rahul ( Captain of the team), Marcus Stoinis (₹9.2 crores), and Ravi Bishnoi (₹4 crores).
Finally, the Mega Auction is going on. Moreover, the Players and IPL Audience are eagerly waiting for the start of the IPL Festival. Here comes an end to your curiosity. Finally, the IPL matches will begin. Therefore, we will find our winner for IPL season 15 by the end.