Indian Premier Cricket League – IPL player auctions today
There are a total of 77 players to be auctioned off.
Each owner has to spend a minimum of 3.3 Million USD and a maximum of 5 million USD on his/her team. This maximum cap is what that makes this auction interesting. You have to get into a lot of permutations and combinations to compose your team, much like playing fantasy cricket online.
bids up to $100,000 – in increments of $5,000, bids from $100,000 to $250,000 – in increments of $10,000, bids from $250,000 to $500,000 – in increments of $25,000, after this, no set increments.
Tendulkar, Dravid, Ganguly and Yuvraj will not be auctioned as they are icon players for their respective areas.
Each squad must have a minimum of 16 players per squad. This will include a maximum of 8 currently available foreign players per squad. Each team can have a maximum of 4 foreign players in the playing XI for each match.
The squad will also have to consist of a minimum 4 under 22 players from that area.
I shall keep updating as soon as the news come out!
The teams so far:
|Anil Kumble||Bangalore||USD 500000|
|Jacques Kallis||Bangalore||USD 900000|
|Zaheer Khan||Bangalore||USD 450000|
|MS Dhoni||Chennai||USD 1,500,000|
|Muttiah Muralitharan||Chennai||USD 600,000|
|Jacob Oram||Chennai||USD 675000|
|Matthew Hayden||Chennai||USD 375000|
|Stephen Fleming||Chennai||USD 350000|
|Daniel Vettori||Delhi||USD 625000|
|Chris Gayle||Delhi||USD 800000|
|Shoaib Malik||Delhi||USD 500000|
|Mohammad Asif||Delhi||USD 650000|
|Adam Gilchrist||Hyderabad||USD 700,000|
|Andrew Symonds||Hyderabad||USD 1,300,000|
|Herschelle Gibbs||Hyderabad||USD 575000|
|Shahid Afridi||Hyderabad||USD 675000|
|Shane Warne||Jaipur||USD 450,000|
|Grame Smith||Jaipur||USD 455000|
|Younis Khan||Jaipur||USD 225000|
|Shoaib Akhtar||Kolkata||USD 425,000|
|Brendon McCullim||Kolkata||USD 700000|
|Ricky Ponting||Kolkata||USD 400000|
|Mahela Jayawardene||Mohali||USD 475,000|
|Kumar Sangakkara||Mohali||USD 750000|
|Brett Lee||Mohali||USD 900000|
|Sanath Jayasuriya||Mumbai||USD 975000|
|Harbhajan Singh||Mumbai||USD 850000|