- 1 IPL Auction 2017
- 2 Players are up for sale
- 3 Who has the highest base price?
- 4 Franchises spend for this match
- 5 How many players were retained?
- 6 How many players were released?
- 7 Were any players traded?
- 8 Are Pakistan cricketer parts of the list?
- 9 Breakdown of 351 players on the auction list:
- 10 Full list of players released by the six franchises:
- 11 Full list of players retained:
IPL Auction 2017
IPL Auction 2017: The 2017 IPL auction is likely to be one where a few players attract large bids, while the majority are bought at more prudent prices – keeping with the trend in recent years.
NEW DELHI: IPL Auction 2017, Ahead of the tenth season of the IPL that will begins from April 5 to May 21, there will be a player auction in Bangalore on February 20 at which 351 cricketers go under the hammer. Here is all you need to know about the IPL Auction 2017.
Players are up for sale
from an original pool of 799, there will be 351 cricketers up for auction; of these, 226 are Indian and the rest overseas players. The list of 351 includes 122 capped, 223 uncapped and six Associates players. However, a total of 76 players can be purchased.
Who has the highest base price?
As opposed to 12 in 2016, this year there are seven players with a top base price bracket of Rs 2 crore: Angelo Mathews, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Eoin Morgan, Ishant Sharma, Mitchell Johnson and Pat Cummins.
Franchises spend for this match
Of the eight franchises, Kings Xi Punjab have the most funds in their purse, Rs 23.35 crore. The Mohali-based franchise released just four players from their squad during the off-season, which is he fewest among all teams. Second are Delhi Daredevilswith Rs 21.5 crore, followed by current champions Sunrisers Hyderabad (Rs 20.9 crore), Kolkata Knight Riders (Rs 19.75 crore), Rising Pune Supergiants (Rs 19.1 crore), Gujarat Lions (Rs 14.35 crore), Royal Challengers Bangalore (Rs 12.825 crore) and Mumbai Indians (Rs 11.555 crore).
How many players were retained?
The eight franchises chose to retain a total of 140 players, including 44 overseas cricketers. (FULL LIST below)
How many players were released?
Sixty-three. (FULL LIST below)
Were any players traded?
Just one. Karnataka batsman Mayank Agarwal was purchased from by Rising Pune Supergiants from Delhi Daredevils for an undisclosed amount.
Are Pakistan cricketer parts of the list?
No. But Pakistan-born Imran Tahir (South Africa) and Yasir Arafat (England) have qualified as overseas players.
Breakdown of 351 players on the auction list:
125 capped players – 23 Indians, 19 Sri Lankans, 18 West Indians, 18 New Zealanders, 18 Australians, 10 South Africans, 8 Englishmen, 6 Bangladeshis, 5 Afghanis
226 uncapped players – 203 Indians, 12 Australians, 3 West Indians, 3 South Africans, 1 New Zealander, 2 Sri Lankans, 1 Englishman, 1 UAE
Full list of players released by the six franchises:
Rising Pune Supergiants: Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Irfan Pathan, Thisara Perera, RP Singh, Scott Boland, Malolan Ashwin, Peter Handscomb, Saurabh Tiwary, Albie Morkel, George Bailey
Gujarat Lions: Dale Steyn, Paras Dogra, Eklavya Dwivedi, Sarabjit Ladda, Pravin Tambe, Umang Sharma, Amit Mishra, Akshdeep Nath
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, R Sathish, Manan Sharma, Shaun Tait
Mumbai Indians: Corey Anderson, Marchant de Lange, Unmukt Chand, Akshay Wakhare, Nathu Singh, Kishore Kamath, Martin Guptill, Jerome Taylor
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
Full list of players retained:
Rising Pune Supergiants: MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin, Steven Smith (Australia), Faf du Plessis (South Africa), Mitchell Marsh (Australia), Ashok Dinda, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Adam Zampa (Australia), Jaskaran Singh, Baba Aparajith, Deepak Chahar, Usman Khawaja (Australia)
Gujarat Lions: Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, James Faulkner (Australia), Brendon McCullum (New Zealand), Dwayne Bravo (West Indies), Aaron Finch (Australia), Dwayne Smith (West Indies), Dinesh Karthik, Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Andrew Tye (Australia), Ishan Kishan, Pradeep Sangwan, Shivil Kaushik, Shadab Jakati
Kings XI Punjab: David Miller (South Africa), Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, Glenn Maxwell (Australia), Gurkeerat Mann, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Shaun Marsh (Australia), Wriddhiman Saha, Murali Vijay, Nikhil Naik, Mohit Sharma, Marcus Stoinis (Australia), KC Cariarpa
Armaan Jaffer, Pardeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Hashim Amla (South Africa)
Kolkata Knight Riders: Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Narine (West Indies), Andre Russell (West Indies), Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), Chris Lynn (Australia), Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Sheldon Jackson, Ankit Rajpoot
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard (West Indies), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Gopal, Lendl Simmons (West Indies), Vinay Kumar, Parthiv Patel, Mitchell McClenaghan (New Zealand), Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, J Suchith, Hardik Pandya, Jos Buttler (England), Tim Southee (New Zealand)
Delhi Daredevils: JP Duminy (South Africa), Mohammed Shami, Quinton de Kock (South Africa), Shahbaz Nadeem, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Shreyas Iyer, Zaheer Khan, Sanju Samson, Chris Morris (South Africa), Carlos Brathwaite (West Indies), Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, Chama Milind, Syed Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Sam Billings (England).
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers (South Africa), Chris Gayle (West Indies), Mitchell Starc (Australia), Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Mandeep Singh, Adam Milne (New Zealand), Sarfaraz Khan, S Aravind, Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson (Australia), Stuart Binny, Samuel Badree (West Indies, Travis Head (Australia), Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdulla, KL Rahul, Avesh Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa)
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshar Kumar, David Warner (Australia), Moises Henriques (Australia), Naman Ojha, Ricky Bhui, Kane Willamson (New Zealand), Siddarth Kaul, Bipul Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh, Ben Cutting (Australia), Abhimanyu Singh, Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh), Barinder Sran, Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar