The IPL 2022 auction is all set to take place later this month or earlier in the month of January 2022 as the 8 IPL teams have locked their retention list. Apart from them, IPL 2022 will have 2 new teams in the form of Lucknow and Ahmedabad which will also be retaining players.The mega auction for the India Premier League (IPL) 2022 is a month away from now. According to an IPL Governing Council member, the mega auction is set to take place in January 2022 with 10 teams in action from next season.
Some big names in the IPL 2022 retention were released by the franchises. These players might either be retained by the other 2 teams or they might jump into the IPL 2022 auction. Some big names including the likes of KL Rahul, David Warner, Rashid Khan, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, and many others weren’t retained by the franchises and now, these players might go under the hammer in IPL 2022 auction.
IPL 2022 Auction Date And Time
The IPL 2022 auction dates are not revealed yet. However, it is expected to take place in the first week of January 2022. Many overseas and domestic players will go under the hammer during IPL 2022 mega auction. Like the 2018 mega auction, the IPL 2022 mega auction will unpack a lot of surprises for fans.The salary purse for IPL 2022 auction has been increased to Rs. 90 crore per team. Earlier in IPL 2021, the salary purse for each franchise was Rs. 85 crores. The 8 teams can retain either 4, 3, 2, or 1 player or no players at all. However, they will have the respective deduction from their salary purse when they go ahead with these options.
Next Season May Start From April 2
Earlier, it was reported that the next season of IPL may start from April 2, 2022. The BCCI has already made it clear that the next season of IPL will be played in India. At the same time, all 10 teams will play seven matches on the home ground and seven matches at other venues.
IPL 2022 Mega auction date Live
The Indian Premier League Auction – an event that is awaited by all the IPL fans across the globe. While the event has been happening every year in the form of a Mini Auction, the 2022 edition is going to be the biggest in history with it being a Mega Auction. It is expected to be a 2-day event scheduled on February 12 and 13.
Meanwhile, a total of 1214 players have registered for the Auction; the deadline for which was set at January 21. The list includes 270 capped players, 903 Uncapped, and 41 associate nation players. Apart from 896 Indian players, a total of 318 overseas players have registered in the Auction.
Australia, South Africa, and West indies have the most number of players in the auction list. There are a total of 59 players from Australia, 48 players from South Africa, and 41 players from West Indies. Apart from these three, there are 36, 30 and 29 players from Sri Lanka, England and New Zealand respectively.
IPL 2022 Mega Auction Rules:
Salary Cap: Rs 90 crore
Old franchises: Eight old franchises have already submitted their respective retention lists.
New Franchises: Two new teams have been told to finalise their 3 players outside of auction between December 1, 2021 and December 25, 2021. Lucknow and Ahmedabad are allowed to pick the players from the pool of released players by the 8 franchises but they can’t list more than 2 Indians and 1 foreigner.
IPL 2022 Retention list:
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – Ravindra Jadeja (16 cr), MS Dhoni (12 cr), Moeen Ali (8cr), and Ruturaj Gaikwad (6cr).
Delhi Capitals (DC) – Rishabh Pant (16cr), Axar Patel (9cr), Prithvi Shaw (7.5cr), and Anrich Nortje (6.5cr)
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Andre Russell (12cr), Venkatesh Iyer (8cr), Varun Chakravarthy (8cr), and Sunil Narine (6cr)
Mumbai Indians (MI) – Rohit Sharma (16cr), Jasprit Bumrah (12cr), Suryakumar Yadav (8cr), and Kieron Pollard (6cr)
Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Mayank Agarwal (14cr), and Arshdeep Singh (4cr)
Rajasthan Royals (RR) – Sanju Samson (14cr), Jos Buttler (10cr), and Yashasvi Jaiswal (4cr)
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Virat Kohli (15cr), Glenn Maxwell (11cr), and Mohammed Siraj (7cr)
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) – Kane Williamson (14cr), Umran Malik (4cr) and Abdul Samad (4cr)
Lucknow is one of the two new franchises that will take part in IPL 2022. Rajiv Goenka’s RPSG Group is the owner of the franchise. The group made a bid of Rs. 7090 crore to win the ownership rights of the team.
Lucknow has named former Zimbabwe cricketer Andy Flower as their head coach. Vijay Dahiya has been appointed as the assistant coach for the team. Gautam Gambhir is the mentor of the franchise.
Lucknow franchise has picked KL Rahul for Rs 15 crores, Marcus Stoinis for Rs 11 crores, and Ravi Bishnoi for Rs 4 crores. KL Rahul is also the skipper of the team.
CVC Capitals are the owners of the Ahmedabad franchise. The owners made a bidding price of Rs. 5,625 crore to win the ownership rights of the team.
The franchise has picked Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill as their three players. The franchise has offered Rs. 15 crores each to Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan, and 7 crores to Shubman Gill. Hardik Pandya will be leading the Ahmedabad franchise in IPL 2022.
Hardik Pandya is expected to lead the side in IPL 2022. Reportedly, the franchise is going to appoint Ashish Nehra as their head coach and Gary Kirsten as the team mentor.
Meanwhile, BCCI to looking to schedule IPL 2022 outside India due to the ongoing third wave of Covid-19. Sri Lanka and South Africa are the two venues that BCCI is interested in. The IPL 2022 is expected to be conducted in the month of April-May this year.
IPL 2022 Remaining Purse Value of All Teams:
Punjab Kings (PBKS) – Rs 72 Crore
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) – Rs 68 Crore
Rajasthan Royals (RR) – Rs 62 Crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) – Rs 57 Crore
Mumbai Indians (MI) – Rs 48 Crore
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) – Rs 48 Crore
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) – Rs 48 Crore
Delhi Capitals (DC) – Rs 47.5 Crore
Lucknow – Rs 90 Crore
Ahmedabad – Rs 90 Crore
IPL 2022 Auction Live Telecasting Channels List Across World
Following are the list of Television channels that holds the rights to telecast the IPL 2022. Check out the channel list for your location:
Tv Channel List
Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event
|United States||Willow TV|
Fox Sports, Yupp TV
beIN Sports (beIN Sports 3)
Geo Super (TBC)
Sky Sport NZ (Sky Sport 2)
Flow Sports (Flow Sports 2)
Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA)
Yupp TV, Net TV Nepal, SimTV Nepal
Yupp TV, SLRC, Dialog TV, PeoTV
Yupp TV, Medianet
Disney + Hotstar (StarHub TV+)
How to Watch IPL 2022 Auction Live streaming in India?
The IPL 2022 Auction live will be broadcast on the Star Sports Network in India which includes Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Bangla.
Who is most valuable player in IPL 2022?
England’s big-hitter Liam Livingstone is the only overseas player in the top 5 most expensive buys at the IPL 2022 auction. Punjab KIngs bought him for Rs 11.50 crore.
Which player is sold in IPL 2022?
Liam Livingstone was the most expensive player of Day 2 of IPL 2022 Auction, going to Punjab Kings for INR 11.50 cr.
Which is the new team in IPL 2022?
IPL 2022 players list: Lucknow Super Giants is one of the two new franchises that will participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL) from the 15th season. The team is based in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and it is owned by Sanjeev Goenka’s RPSG Group.
Is IPL auction 2022 over or not?
The second and final day of the Tata IPL 2022 Mega Auction has passed and in total 130 players were sold today to get the total number of players sold on Day 1 and Day 2 combined to 204. Shreyas Iyer was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 12.25 crore while Chennai Super Kings bought Deepak Chahar for Rs 14 crore.