The IPL 2019 auction is all set to take place today in Jaipur. Different IPL franchises will have their plans in place as they look to build their respective teams for the upcoming season. A total of 1003 players had originally registered for the auctions – out of which 346 players were finally shortlisted. Four players were added later on in the list taking the number to 350. Out of it, 228 Indian players will be up for grabs at the auctions.
— IPL Auction (@2019IPLAuction) December 18, 2018
The auction will also see 119 capped, 229 uncapped and two players from the associate nations also go into the auctions. The base price for the auctions has been set to Rs 2 crore and only 9 players have been included in the list. The list of players included in this bracket are Brendon McCullum (New Zealand), Chris Woakes (England), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Shaun Marsh (Australia), Sam Curran (England), Colin Ingram (New Zealand), Corey Anderson (New Zealand), Angelo Mathews (Sri Lanka) and D’Arcy Short (Australia).
Here is all you need to know about the IPL 2019 auctions:
When is the IPL 2019 auction?
The IPL 2019 auctions are scheduled to be held on 18th December.
Where is the IPL auction taking place?
The IPL 2019 auctions will be taking place in Jaipur.
When does the IPL 2019 auction start?
The IPL 2019 auctions start at 2.30 pm IST.
Where will the 2019 auctions be broadcasted in India?
The 2019 IPL auctions will be broadcasted live on Star Sports 1/HD.
How to watch the live streaming of the IPL 2019 auction in India?
The IPL 2019 auctions live streaming will be available on Hotstar, Jio TV and Airtel TV. You can also tune into live coverage of the event on KreedOn.
— IPL Auction (@2019IPLAuction) December 18, 2018
So, before the greatest bid of this season begins, here’s a quick glance at the eight franchises and their players released and retained:
Tune in to Facebook Live today at 3 PM to get all the insights on the RR auction picks as the former Ranji cricketer @amolmuzumdar11, Royals’ Head Physio John Gloster and our very own @ish_sodhi analyse the auction throughout the day.#JoinTheFamily #IPLAuction pic.twitter.com/ajb8dgkY6l
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) December 18, 2018
Players retained: Steve Smith, Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson (wk), Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, Sudhesan Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror.
Players released: D’Arcy Short, Heinrich Klaasen, Ben Laughlin, Dane Peterson, Zahir Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Jaydev Unadkat, Anureet Singh, Ankit Sharma, and Jatin Saxena.
Available slots: Indian – 6, Overseas – 3
Available purse: Rs 20.95 crore.
Kolkata Knight Riders
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) December 18, 2018
Players retained: Dinesh Karthik (c), Robin Uthappa (wk), Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Prasidh Krishna.
Players released: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Javon Searles, Cameron Delport, Vinay Kumar, Ishank Jaggi, Apoorv Wankhede.
Available slots: Indian – 7, Overseas – 5
Available purse: Rs. 15.20 crore.
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) December 18, 2018
Players retained: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane, Trent Boult
Players released: Gautam Gambhir, Jason Roy, Junior Dala, Liam Plunkett, Mohammed Shami, Sayan Ghosh, Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Naman Ojha
Available slots: 10 (Indian 7, Overseas 3)
Available purse: Rs 25.50 crore
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) December 18, 2018
Players retained: Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan
Players released: Sachin Baby, Tanmay Agarwal, Wriddhiman Saha, Chris Jordan, Carlos Brathwaite, Alex Hales, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan
Available slots: 5 (Indian 3, Overseas 2).
Available purse: Rs 9.70 crore.
Chennai Super Kings
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) December 18, 2018
Players retained: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar, Chaitanya Bishnoi
Players released: Mark Wood, Kanishk Seth, Kshitiz Sharma
Available slots: 2; Indian 2, Overseas 0
Available purse: Rs 8.40 crore.
— Mumbai Indians (@MumbaiIndianss) December 17, 2018
Players retained: Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff
Players released: Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin Khan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, JP Duminy, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman, Akila Dananjaya
Available slots: 7; Indian 6, Overseas 1.
Available purse: 11.15 crore.
Kings XI Punjab
Our Coach has spoken! @CoachHesson
Here’s your last chance to create #SaddaSquad!
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— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) December 17, 2018
Players retained: Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller and Ravichandran Ashwin
Players released: Aaron Finch, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Manoj Tiwary, Akshdeep Nath, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar and Manzoor Dar
Available slots: 15; Indian 11, Overseas 4
Available purse: Rs 36.20 crore.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Staying true to Indian values, we welcome the new recruits in classic Namma Karnataka style! Join in the celebrations as we #BidForBold in the 2019 Auction on our Facebook LIVE stream at 2:30 PM. Don’t miss out! #PlayBold #IPLAuction pic.twitter.com/ZXu8Zr4dE2
— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) December 18, 2018
Players retained: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kulwant Khejroliya
Players released: Brendon McCullum, Corey Anderson, Quinton de Kock, Mandeep Singh, Chris Woakes, Sarfraz Khan.
Available slots: 10; Indian 8, Overseas 2
Available purse: Rs 18.15 crore.
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