IPL 2022 Mega Auction Date and Time, Retained & Released Players List - Fast&Up

IPL 2022 Mega Auction Date and Time, Retained & Released Players List

IPL 2022 Mega Auction Date and Time

As the world's biggest cricket league gets even bigger and better with the addition of two new teams, the hype around the mega auction of IPL 2022 is unsurprisingly high. The two new franchises, Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Supergiants will now compete in the cash rich league with the likes of CSK, MI, DC, RR, SRH, PBKS, RCB and KKR. But before these teams go against each other on the cricket field, all the ten teams will fight for some of the best players around the world; come 12th and 13th Feb as these are the dates which BCCI has announced as the auction dates for Indian Premier League 2022.

Mega auction date and time

The BCCI has officially announced February 12 and 13 as the auction dates for IPL 2022. The venue for the auction will be Bangalore. All the 8 old franchises were asked to submit the list of retained players by the BCCI, while the two new franchisees were allowed to pick three players each from the available pool of players outside the auction. As this process is concluded, the BCCI has now organized the auction in the middle of Feb. It will be a two-day long process where representatives from all the 10 teams will be seated around the auction table from 10:00 AM in the morning to ensure that they pick all those desired players at the best price.

Retained Player List

All the eight existing franchises were offered to retain up to four players from the previous season with the total purse size amounting to 90 crores. Below is the retained player list -

Chennai Super Kings - Ravindra Jadeja (16 Cr), MS Dhoni (12 Cr), Moeen Ali (8 Cr) & Ruturaj Gaikwad (6 Cr)

Kolkata Knight Riders - Andre Russell (12 Cr), Venkatesh Iyer (8 Cr), Varun Chakravarthy (8 Cr) & Sunil Narine (6 Cr)

Delhi Capitals – Rishabh Pant (16 Cr), Prithvi Shaw (7.5 Cr), Axar Patel (9 Cr) & Anrich Nortje (6.5 Cr)

Royal Challengers Bangalore – Viral Kohli (15 Cr), Glenn Maxwell (11 Cr) & Mohammad Siraj (7 Cr)

Mumbai Indians – Rohit Sharma (16 Cr), Jasprit Bumrah (12 Cr), Surya Kumar (8 Cr) & Keiron Pollard (6 Cr)

Rajasthan Royals – Sanju Samson (14 Cr), Jos Buttler (10 Cr) & Yashasvi Jaiswal (4 Cr)

Punjab Kings – Mayank Agarwal (14 Cr) & Arshdeep Singh (4 Cr)

Sunrisers Hyderabad – Kane Williamson (14 Cr), Abdul Samad (4 Cr) & Umran Malik (4 Cr)

The two new IPL teams were allowed to pick 3 players from the draft and they have signed -

Lucknow Supergiants – KL Rahul (17 Cr), Marcus Stoinis (9.2 Cr) & Ravi Bishnoi (4 Cr)

Gujarat Titans – Hardik Pandya (15 Cr), Rashid Khan (15 Cr) & Shubam Gill (8 Cr)

IPL 2022 Mega Auction

Released Player List

Here are some of the big names that each franchise has released before for the Mega Auction and are available in auction pool -

Chennai Super Kings – Faf du Plessis, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar & Dwayne Bravo

Kolkata Knight Riders – Eoin Morgan, Dinesh Karthik, Pat Cummins & Shakib Al Hasan

Delhi Capitals – Shreyas Iyer, Shikar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada & Ravichandran Ashwin

Royal Challengers Bangalore – Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel & Devdutt Padikkal

Mumbai Indians – Trent Boult, Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya & Rahul Chahar

Rajasthan Royals – Jofra Archer, Jaydev Unadkat, Liam Livingstone & Shreyas Gopal

Punjab Kings – Nicholas Pooran, Mohammed Shami, Deepak Hooda & Aiden Markram

Sunrisers Hyderabad – David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jonny Bairstow & Jason Holder

IPL 2022 Auction Live Telecast Channel & App

The fans interested in knowing which players their favorite franchises will go after to make a champion squad can tune-in to the live streaming of the player auction on Disney + Hotstar or watch it live on Star Sports Channel on their local cable channel. It will be a huge day for all the 10 franchises as it is famously said that most tournaments are won on the auction table. Even mighty MS Dhoni expected to be present on the auction table for CSK.

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Neel Visaria

-Expert and Writer

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