IPL 2022 Mega Auction: All You Need to Know about Date, Players, Teams, Time and Venue
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IPL 2022 Mega Auction: All You Need to Know about Date, Players, Teams, Time and Venue: The excitement amongst the fans and cricket pundits have crossed its limits as the IPL 2022 Mega Auction is just around the corner. With less than a week to go for the IPL 2022 Mega Auction, the Indian cricket board is leaving no stone unturned to create hype around the tournament.

This year’s mega auction, which is going to be a two days affair, will see ten teams closely knocking their heads to get some of the finest players in their squad. The addition of the two new IPL teams, Lucknow SuperGiants and Ahmedabad Titans, will create a more competitive space for the other teams.

In this article, we will take you through every possible detail of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction that you need to know before the event takes place. 

IPL 2022 Mega Auction Date, Time and Venue:

The marquee event is going to be a two days affair, as I mentioned above. The BCCI has marked 12th and 13th February for the IPL 2022 Mega Auction, which will be held in Bangaluru.

Date: 12th & 13th February,

Time: 11 AM (IST),

Venue: Bangaluru

Live Streaming and Telecast of IPL 2022 Mega Auction:

All the fans can tune in to the Disney Plus Hotstar app or Star Sports Network to watch the Live Streaming and Telecast of the Mega Auction respectively. The auction will start at 11 AM India time.

Live Streaming – Disney Plus Hotstar

Live Telecast – Star Sports Network

IPL teams taking part in Auction 2022:

All the ten named teams will be a part of the upcoming IPL 2022 Auction. The franchise will be involved in a bidding war for the successful purchase of players.

Team Names:

Chennai Super Kings (CSK),

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), 

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB),

Mumbai Indians (MI),

Rajasthan Royals (RR), 

Delhi Capitals (DC), 

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH),

Punjab Kings (PBKS),

Lucknow SuperGiants (LSG),

Ahmedabad Titans (AT).

Total Players In IPL 2022 Mega Auction:

The BCCI has shortlisted as many as 590 players from every corner of the world for the IPL 2022, out of 1214 registered during the initial phase. Out of these 590 players, 370 are domestic cricketers while 220 are overseas.

Complete Breakdown of All Players in IPL 2022 Mega Auction
Total Players590
On the Basis of Domestic and Overseas (Total 590)
Domestic Players370
Overseas Players220
On the Basis of Capped and Uncapped (Total 590)
Capped Players 228
Uncapped Players355
Associate Nation Players7

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Players Breakdown Country-Wise:

Country NameTotal Players
India 896 
South Africa48
West Indies 41
Sri Lanka36
England 30
New Zealand 29

Base Price:

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has put in place eight price slabs for the players to enlist in the 2022 Mega Auction. The highest price slab is INR 2 Crores while the lowest price slab is INR 20 Lakhs.

IPL 2022 Auction Base Prices:

INR 20 Lakhs

INR 30 Lakhs

INR 40 Lakhs

INR 50 Lakhs

INR 75 Lakhs

INR 1 Crore

INR 1.5 Crore

INR 2 Crore.

Squad Strength Rules for IPL 2022:

The IPL regulatory board has also formed rules and regulations for the franchise squad strength and total players. As per the latest rules, an IPL team can only take a maximum of 25 players on board and a minimum of 17 players.

Of these players, only 8 must be overseas recruited players.

Maximum Players in an IPL team25
Minimum Players in an IPL team17
Maximum Foreign Players allowed08

Money left with each IPL Franchise for IPL 2022 Mega Auction:

The BCCI allocated a colossal sum of INR 90 Crores for each IPL team to spend in the purchase of players in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction and in player retentions. All the teams spent a certain amount in retaining a few players from their previous squad. The rest of the money left will be used by each franchise in making purchases in the IPL Mega Auction.

IPL teamMoney Spent in Player Retention (INR)Money Left for Mega Auction (INR)
Chennai Super Kings42 Crores48 Crores
Royal Challengers Bangalore 33 Crores57 Crores
Kolkata Knight Riders 42 Crores48 Crores
Delhi Capitals42.5 Crores47.5 Crores
Mumbai Indians 42 crores48 Crores
Punjab Kings 18 Crores72 Crores
Rajasthan Royals 28 Crores62 Crores
SunRisers Hyderabad 22 Crores68 Crores
Ahmedabad Titans38 Crores (3 Draft Picks)52 Crores
Lucknow SuperGiants30.2 Crores (3 Draft Picks)59.8 Crores

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