Indian Premier League season (IPL 10) is two months away to start but buzz among the fans on IPL already started. IPL auction 2017 is special and important part of the world’s most popular T20 league. Cricket fans love to hear Richard Madley’s British accent during the auction who is doing it for last nine seasons. Total 351 cricket players from all over the world taking part in the auction and teams franchises is expected to bid huge amount of money on these players. [IPL Auction 2017 Results]
Ben Stokes became the highest international player in the Indian Premier League as he goes for a record sum of Rs 14.5 crore to Rising Pune Supergiants. Tymal Mills was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 12 crore. Kagiso Rabada sold to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 5 crores. The IPL 2017 players’ auction will be the final edition under the existing 10-year contract.
IPL 2017 auction will take place on February 20 in Bengaluru. The auction was earlier scheduled to be held on 4th February 2017 but Supreme Court newly appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) have postponed it. The defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad will host the opening ceremony and the final of the IPL 2017. Many IPL franchises have released their big star players from their squad including Pieterson, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Eoin Morgan, and Jason Holder.
The teams who will take part in the IPL auction 2017 are Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions. This year teams owner will like to do some experiments with the players because after this season all players will be once again included in auction pool for IPL 11. This is the 10th edition of Indian Premier League and bidders will get many new players to include in a team.
IPL Auction 2017
IPL season 10 auction will take place on 420th February in Bengaluru while league will start on 5th April and conclude on 5th May 2017. The time, venue and list of players to go under the hammer in the IPL auction are confirmed by the IPL governing council.
IPL 2017 Auction date: 20 February 2017 (New Date)
IPL 2017 Auction time: 9 am IST
Auction Location: Bengaluru
The teams can have a maximum of 27 players including 9 overseas players. As many as 76 players including 28 overseas will go under the hammer at the 2017 IPL auction.
As many as 140 cricketers including 44 overseas players have been retained by the VIVO IPL franchises for 2017 season.
|Team||Purse Spent||Balance Purse||Purse Spent (Rs. In Crs)||Balance Purse (Rs. In Crs)||Total Players in the squad||Overseas Players|
VIVO IPL 2017 Players Released by the Teams
Kings XI Punjab: Mitchell Johnson, Rishi Dhawan, Kyle Abbott, Farhaan Behardien.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Morne Morkel, Brad Hogg, Jason Holder, Colin Munro, John Hastings, Jaydev Unadkat, Rajgopal Satish, Manan Sharma, Shaun Tait.
Rising Pune Super Giants: Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Albie Morkel, George Bailey, Murgan Ashwin, Thisara Perera, RP Singh, Scott Boland, Sourabh Tiwary, Peter Handscomb.
Delhi Daredevils: Nathan Coulter-Nile, Imran Tahir, Joel Paris, Pawan Negi, Pawan Suyal, Akhil Herwadkar, Mahipal Lomror.
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Varun Aaron, Abu Nechim, David Wiese, Kane Richardson, Vikramjeet Malik, Praveen Dubey, Akshay Karnewar, Vikas Tokas, Parvez Rasool, Chris Jordan.
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Karn Sharma, Ashish Reddy, Eoin Morgan, Trent Boult, T Suman, Aditya Tare.
Gujarat Lions: Dale Steyn, Paras Dogra, Eklavya Dwivedi, Sarabjit Ladda, Pravin Tambe, Umang Sharma, Amit Mishra, Akshdeep Nath.
Mumbai Indians: Corey Anderson, Marchant De Lange, Unmukt Chand, Akshay Wakhare, Nathu Singh, Kishore Kamanth, Martin Guptill, Jerome Taylor.
Also Read: IPL 2017 Schedule & Time-Table
|Date & Time||20 February 2017 in Bengaluru|
|Participating Teams||Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions|
|Players Retained||Every franchise can retain players from the previous squad|
|Spending Cap||$5 million|
|Under-22 players min Salary||$22,000|
In the last year’s IPL auction, total 351 players were available for the bid but the majority of them went unsold. Below is the result of IPL 9 auction.
Players List For IPL Auction 2017:
Out of 351 players, 130 players are capped, 219 players are uncapped and two cricketers are from associate players quota (Canada and Ireland) are set to go under the hammer in the IPL 2016 auction. A maximum of 116 players can be chosen at the auction.
Here we will place complete live updates of IPL Auction 2017. So stay tuned to us more news and latest updates.