The TATA IPL 2022 Mega Auction is certainly unique. The two-day extravaganza will be held in Bengaluru from the 13th of February to the 14th of February. Several players will go under the hammer. Each team will go all-guns-blazing for the player which they want. Mumbai Indians in fact, come up with a special player every year. They bought Pandya in 2015, Markande in 2018, and Jansen in 2021. It will be interesting to see what they have in store for us this season. Here is a look at some unique facts about TATA IPL 2022 Mega Auction:
How Many Players Have Registered for TATA IPL 2022 Mega Auction?
Here is a breakdown of all the 1214 players who have registered for the IPL Mega Auction.
270 Capped Players, 970 Uncapped Players, and 41 Associate Players. Further, they can be categorized as follows:
- 61 Capped Indian Players.
- 209 Capped International Players.
- 41 Associate Players.
- 143 Uncapped Players who were a part of the IPL previously.
- 6 Uncapped International Players who were a part of the IPL previously.
- 692 Uncapped Indian Players.
- 62 Uncapped International Players.
Players From Which Country Have Registered in IPL Auction?
Players from different nations have registered for the IPL Auction. However, this is the first time that a player from Bhutan also has been picked. 5 players from Namibia have also registered. 1 player from the UAE and 14 from the USA are also in the pool of players. Here is an in-depth look:
|Name of Country||Number of Players|
|New Zealand||29 Players|
|West Indies||41 Players|
|South Africa||48 Players|
|Sri Lanka||36 Players|
For the first time, a player from Bhutan has registered for the IPL Mega Auction. Mikyo Dorji is the name of the player. He shared his excitement about the mega auction on social media. He posted an image of himself with MS Dhoni. It also said, “his advice stuck with me”. The advice that MS Dhoni told Dorji was as follows, “Keep it simple. Focus more on the process and less on the results. If you get the process right, you will get the results. And enjoy, don’t take too much pressure.”
Where will the IPL Mega Auction be Held?
The 2-day event will be held in Bengaluru on the 13th and 14th of February. The official broadcaster of the IPL, Star TV Network will cover the event to the core. The event will be available on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3. It can also be streamed on HotStar and Jio TV.
Check more broadcasting details on the official website of Star TV.
What is the Remaining Purse of All the Teams in TATA IPL 2022 Mega Auction?
|Team Name||Available Purse|
|Mumbai Indians||48 Crores|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||57 Crores|
|Punjab Kings||72 Crores|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||48 Crores|
|Rajasthan Royals||62 Crores|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||68 Crores|
|Lucknow Super Giants||60 Crores|
|Ahmedabad Franchise||53 Crores|
|Chennai Super Kings||48 Crores|
|Delhi Capitals||47.5 Crores|