The Indian Premier League(IPL) 2022 is right around the corner. The cash-rich tournament is set to be a 10-team affair with the latest inclusion of Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans. All the IPL franchises are gearing up for the upcoming Mega Auctions that will see the shuffling of the deck in the franchises. The IPL Mega Auctions will be a two-day event and it is set to be held in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13 and will see a total of 590 players – 228 capped, 355 uncapped and seven from Associate nations going under the hammer.
Ten-player marquee set will commence the IPL Mega Auctions
The IPL Mega Auction modalities have been determined in such a way that a ten-player marquee set, which includes Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Faf du Plessis, David Warner, Pat Cummins, Shreyas Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada and Trent Boult, will kickstart the proceedings. The marquee players will be followed by capped players in order of batters, all-rounders, wicketkeepers, pacers and spinners before the uncapped players.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) has further has structured the IPL Mega Auctions in a way that will see an accelerated round. It be will be initiated after Player No. 161. It has been noted that the IPL franchises will be requested to nominate a set number of players from this group by 10 pm on the evening of 12th February.
“For your planning purposes please note, subject to timings it is envisaged that the accelerated process will start after player no.161. The first accelerated process will cover all the players from 162 – 590. Franchises will be asked to nominate a set number of players from this group by 10 pm on the evening of 12th February,” a BCCI e-mail directed to all the IPL franchises .
Meanwhile, the finalized IPL auction list, which has been cut down from 1214 to 590, has 48 players in INR 2 crore base price bracket, 20 in INR 1.5 crore, and 34 in INR 1 crore.
You can check out the full list of players registered for IPL 2022 mega auction below:
INR 2 Cr Base Price
Indian: Ambati Rayudu, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Devdutt Padikkal, Dinesh Karthik, Harshal Patel, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Mohammad Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Robin Uthappa, Shardul Thakur, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina, Umesh Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal
Overseas: Adam Zampa, Adil Rashid, Ashton Agar, Chris Jordan, Craig Overton, David Warner, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Faf Du Plessis, Imran Tahir, James Vince, Jason Roy, Jofra Archer, Josh Hazlewood, Kagiso Rabada, Lockie Ferguson, Marchant De Lange, Mark Wood, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Marsh, Mujeeb Zadran, Mustafizur Rahman, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Quinton De Kock, Sam Billings, Saqib Mahmood, Shakib Al Hasan, Steve Smith & Trent Boult
INR 1.5 Cr Base Price
The INR 1.5 Cr has a lot of exciting names to watch out for. The likes of which include Washington Sundar, Jason Holder, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, and Eoin Morgan.
Indian: Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma & Washington Sundar
Overseas: Aaron Finch, Adam Milne, Alex Hales, Chris Lynn, Colin Munro, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Glenn Phillips, James Neesham, Jason Holder, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Richardson, Lewis Gregory, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Tim Southee & Usman Khawaja
INR 1 Cr Base Price
Indian: Ajinkya Rahane, Jayant Yadav, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Nitish Rana, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, T Natarajan & Wriddhiman Saha
Overseas: Aiden Markram, Andrew Tye, Colin De Grandhomme, Daniel Sams, Darcy Short, David Miller, Devon Conway, James Faulkner, Joshua Philippe, Liam Livingstone, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Santner, Mohammad Nabi, Moises Henriques, Odean Smith, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Rilee Rossouw, Riley Meredith, Roston Chase, Sherfane Rutherford, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tymal Mills & Wanindu Hasaranga
INR 75 Lakh Base Price
Indian: Dhawal Kulkarni, Jaydev Unadkat, Navdeep Saini, Rahul Chahar & Siddharth Kaul
Overseas: Alzarri Joseph, Ben Cutting, Billy Stanlake, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Daryl Mitchell, Dominic Drakes, Fabian Allen, Jason Behrendorff, Keemo Paul, Martin Guptill, Nathan Ellis, Obed Mccoy, Reece Topley, Romario Shepherd, Rovman Powell, Scott Kuggeleijn, Sean Abbott, Sheldon Cottrell & Todd Astle
INR 50 Lakh Base Price
Indian: Barinder Sran, Chetan Sakariya, Cheteshwar Pujara, Gurkeerat Singh, Hanuma Vihari, K.Gowtham, Karn Sharma, Karun Nair, Khaleel Ahmed, Mandeep Singh, Manoj Tiwary, Mayank Markande, Mohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Parvez Rasool, Pawan Negi, Rahul Sharma, Rishi Dhawan, S Sreesanth, Sandeep Sharma, Sandeep Warrier, Saurabh Tiwary, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shivam Dube, Varun Aaron & Vijay Shankar
Key Overseas: Akeal Hosein, Andile Phehlukwayo, Andre Fletcher, Avishka Fernando, Ben Mcdermott, David Wiese, Dwaine Pretorius, Fidel Edwards, Finn Allen, Hayden Walsh, Heinrich Klaasen, Ish Sodhi, Isuru Udana, Janneman Malan, Lungisani Ngidi, Marco Jansen, Oshane Thomas & Shai Hope
INR 40 Lakh Base Price
Indian: Arun Karthick, Deepak Hooda, Harpreet Bhatia, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Mahipal Lomror, Rahul Tripathi, Rahul Tewatia, Shahrukh Khan & Shivam Mavi
Overseas: Ali Khan, Benny Howell, Chris Green, Kennar Lewis, Laurie Evans, Sandeep Lamichhane, Tim David & Tom Kohler-Cadmore
INR 30 Lakh Base Price
Indian: Basil Thampi, Jalaj Saxena, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Riyan Parag, Shahbaz Ahamad & Sheldon Jackson
Overseas: Noor Ahmad, Ben Dwarshuis & Matt Kelly
INR 20 Lakh Base Price
Key Indians: Abhimanyu Easwaran, Abhishek Sharma, Akash Singh, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Anmolpreet Singh, Arjun Tendulkar, Ashwin Hebbar, Avesh Khan, C.Hari Nishaanth, Darshan Nalkande, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, KC Cariappa, KS Bharat, Kartik Tyagi, Lalit Yadav, Lukman Meriwala, Manan Vohra, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Murugan Ashwin, N Jagadeesan, Priyam Garg, R Sai Kishore, Rajat Patidar, Rinku Singh, Ripal Patel, Sarfaraz Khan, Shreevats Goswami, Shreyas Gopal, Suyash Prabhudessai, Tushar Deshpande, Vicky Ostwal, Virat Singh, Vishnu Solanki, Vishnu Vinod & Yash Dhull