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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

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Back in the day Hardik was recruited by Mumbai Indians for 10 lakh base price. IMG SRC: Youtube Channel CricK8.

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 
India 753 Players 
Australia 59 Players 
England 30 Players 
New Zealand 29 Players 
West Indies 41 Players 
South Africa 48 Players 
Sri Lanka 36 Players 
Bangladesh 9 Players 
Afghanistan 20 Players 
Zimbabwe 2 Players 
Bhutan 1 Player 
Namibia 5 Players 
Nepal 15 Players 
Netherlands 1 Player 
Oman 3 Players 
Scotland 1 Player 
USA 14 Players 
UAE 1 Player 
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Ryan Ten Doeschate is one associate player who was an integral part of the IPL. IMG SRC: Zee News.

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