IPL 2021: 292 players ready to go under the hammer for the IPL 2021 auction.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: The Indian Premier League recently announced that no less than 292 cricketers will go under the hammer for the 2021 IPL auction. Earlier, IPL announced that 1097 players from around the world have signed up for the IPL auction while the last 292 players were shortlisted after eight franchises submitted their preferences.
The auction for the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League will be held on February 18 in Chennai.
164 domestic cricketers as well as 125 overseas cricketers will be part of the 2021 auction. Three players from associated nations are also included in the list.
Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav are the only Indian cricketers in the INR 2 Crore base price range. The medium includes the likes of eight overseas cricketers. Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood.
Up to 12 players have been included in the base price of 1.5 Crore INR. No Indians in this category.
11 cricketers in the basic price category INR 1 Crore including 2 Indians.
15 players have included their names in the INR 75 Lakhs category while 65 cricketers are in the INR 50 Lakhs base price list.
Distribution of players according to base price:
|Base price (INR)||Total players||National players||Overseas players|
|2 crore INR||ten||2||8|
|1.5 crore INR||12||–||12|
|1 crore INR||11||2||9|
|75 INR Lakhs||15||–||15|
|50 INR Lakhs||65||13||52|
The IPL auction will start on February 18 at 3:00 p.m. IST.
Of the eight franchises, Kings XI Punjab is the franchise with the highest market value of INR 53.20 Crores. While Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) will be the ones with the lowest stock market value, i.e. INR 10.75 crore each.
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