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IPL 2021: 6 IPL 2021 Auction Rules you must know.

Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021: The player auction for the fourteenth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held on 18th February at Chennai after the first two tests between India and England. All the franchise owners must have arrived at the destinations by now.

As released by IPL, as many as 292 players will under the hammer for the coming IPL. Initially 1097 players have registered to which only 292 players were shortlisted by the IPL GC.

The player is dropped from the list if no franchise shows interest in the services of that particular player. 292 players will be there to fill the remaining 62 spots of the franchises.

Eight IPL Franchise: Mumbai Indians (MI), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Royal Challenger Bangalore (RCB), Delhi Capitals (DC), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Rajasthan Royals (RR).

IPL 2021: 6 IPL 2021 Auction Rules you must know.

6 IPL 2021 Rules you must know:

Rule 1:

No increase in the purse value of franchise: All the franchise have to use the allotted purse value to purchase the players in the auction which is INR 85 Crores. The purchase beyond 85 Crore is strictly prohibited by BCCI and IPL GC.

Rule 2:

At least 75% of purse value to be spent: According to the rules of IPL and BCCI, every franchise taking part in IPL auction has to spend at least 75 per cent of the total purse value(INR 85 Crore). If in any case, the franchise fails to spend the minimum amount, the remaining sum of defaulting franchises will be forfeited.

Rule 3:

No RTM Card in mini-auction: The franchise cannot use the Right To Match (RTM) card to retain the player back in the auction. The RTM card is only available in the mega-auctions not for the mini-auctions. The franchise in mega-auction can use it to get the player back in the by paying him the exact amount.

Rule 4:

Franchise squad size: According to the IPL GC and BCCI, a franchise can acquire a maximum of 25 players in their squad while the minimum strength of the squad is 18.

Rule 5:

Capped and uncapped players: There is as such no restriction on the number of capped and uncapped players in the squad, however, the squad size should not exceed 25.

Rule 6:

International Players: A franchise can only purchase eight overseas players in the squad.

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