With IPL auction 2018 set to take place in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28, a total of 578 players have been finalised by the IPL Governing Council that will go under the hammer.
With IPL auction 2018 set to take place in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28, a total of 578 players have been finalised by the IPL Governing Council that will go under the hammer. In IPL auction 2018, a total of 360 Indian players including the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, KL Rahul and Dinesh Karthik will be available for the franchises. Among the foreign players, England’s Ben Stokes and New Zealand’s Colin Munro will be the major attractions but names like Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Hashim Amla, Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard can also start a bidding war.
The IPL player auction 2018 will also provide an opportunity to the uncapped Indian players to earn a decent amount. Krunal Pandya and Deepak Hooda will be the hottest properties in this category along with the current India Under-19 captain Prithvi Shaw who is making headlines for all the right reasons.
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Here are the base prices of the players who have valued themselves at at least INR 1 crore:
INR 2 crore: R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Gautam Gambhir, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, M Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Karn Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Robin Uthappa, Rashid Khan, Pat Cummins, James Faulkner, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Johnson, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Starc, Cameron White, Eoin Morgan, Liam Plunkett, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Corey Anderson, Brendon McCullum, Quinton de Kock, Colin Ingram, Angelo Mathews, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard.
INR 1.5 crore: Aaron Finch, Amit Mishra, David Miller, Evin Lewis, Faf du Plessis, Harry Gurney, Hashim Amla, Jason Holder, Jason Roy, Jaydev Unadkat, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Kagiso Rabada, Kane Williamson, Kuldeep Yadav, Kyle Abbott, Lendl Simmons, Mark Wood, Michael Klinger, Moeen Ali, Mohit Sharma, Moises Henriques, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Nathan Lyon, Peter Handscomb, Ravi Bopara, Shaun Marsh, Steven Finn, Travis Head, Trent Boult, Washington Sundar.
INR 1 crore: Adam Zampa, Alex Hales, Andrew Tye, Ben Cutting, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Jordan, Dale Steyn, Daniel Christian, Dwayne Smith, Jason Behrendorff, JP Duminy, Lasith Malinga, Manish Pandey, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Imran Tahir, Mustafizur Rahman, Parthiv Patel, Piyush Chawla, Sam Billings, Samuel Badree, Sanju Samson, Shakib Al Hasan, Shane Watson, Tim Southee, Tom Curran, Tymal Mills, Umesh Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Wriddhiman Saha.
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All the franchises have already retained their star players. Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni were the top names retained by their respective teams while youngsters like Shreyas Iyer and Axar Patel were also trusted. South African all-rounder Chris Morris was retained by Delhi Daredevils while KKR retained the services of Sunil Narine and Andre Russell.