The VIVO IPL 2021 Player Auction concluded in Chennai with 57 players filling up the 61 available slots. The eight franchises went for some of the finest talent available, giving them a chance to unleash their potential and make an impact in the upcoming edition of the tournament.
IPL 2021 Auction: The Indian Premier League mini-auction ahead of the 2021 edition of the league is likely to be held either on February 18 or 19 in Chennai. Speaking to ANI, sources in the know of developments said that the mini-auction ahead of the 14th edition will take place on either of the two dates and a final call is expected soon.
Indian Premier League – IPL 2021 Auction has planned to be held on February 18th 2021 in Kolkata as a grand event. In which, all the 8 teams which comprised of Mumbai Indians (IPL 2020 Champion), Delhi Capital (IPL 2020 Runner Up), Delhi Capital, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals, and Royal Challengers Bangalore with their respective team managers ...
With that being said, IPL Auction for 2021’s edition will be held on February 19, 2021 from 2:30 PM. All 8 teams will be participating in the auction with their owners, captains, and team management.
Former South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris was the most expensive buy in IPL 2021 auction. Morris was bought by Rajasthan Royals for a whopping price tag of Rs 16.25 crore. Ince the process, Morris also beat the previous record of most expensive IPL buy of Rs. 16 crore, which was set by former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh.
IPL 2021 auction is set to take place and all eight franchises will be competing to grab their favourite players. A total of 292 players are part of IPL 2021 auction. Out of these 164 are Indian players. Rest 128 are foreign players. IPL 2021 is a mini-auction, unlike the mega auction which occurs after a gap of three years.
IPL 2022 Auction Live: BCCI confirms that it will add 2 new teams for the upcoming IPL 2022. This move makes a total of 10 teams involving in the IPL 2022 tournament. An office-bearer of the BCCI confirmed that the move is to correct the pan-India balance of the league.
As a result, a mega auction is also set to take place ahead of IPL 2021. Suresh Raina is currently part of Chennai Super Kings and has represented the franchise since the first edition of IPL 2008. However, CSK might drop Suresh Raina from the squad ahead of IPL 2022 auction.