An overall total of 292 players will go under the hammer today with 61 slots available amongst which 22 are overseas slot machines.
Let us take a look at the handbag remaining for each group in front of the 2021 IPL public auction.
Chennai Extremely Kings(CSK)- 19.9 Crores
Delhi Capitals(DC)- 13.4 Crores
Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR)- 10.75 Crores
Kings XI Punjab(KXIP)- 53.2 Crores
Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB)- 35.4 Crores
Sun Risers Hyderabad(SRH)- 10.75 Crores
Mumbai Indians(MI)- 15.35 Crores
Rajasthan Royals(RR)- 37.85 Crores
From 3 PM on 18th Feb . 2021, the much-anticipated IPL auction will commence in Chennai ahead of the 14th edition from the T20 extravaganza. The amount of slot machines that are remaining with all of 8 franchises mixed is 61, and a complete of 292 gamers will go under the hammer this time. A whopping 1114 players had registered for the auction, but the list has been trimmed down to under 300.
11 players have a foundation price of 2 Crores and only two seem to be Indians, Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav. However, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Moeen Ali, Shakib Al Hasan, Jason Roy, Tag Timber, Colin Ingram, Sam Billings and Liam Plunkett would be the 9 foreigners with a base cost of 2 Crores.
As far as the cash left within the handbag is concerned, the Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) have a whopping 53.2 Crores which is left to be splashed and have a total of 9 slots remaining to become loaded. The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) possess the minimum amount of cash left. Both franchises have just 10.75 Crores staying in the handbag in front of the public auction. While the Hyderabad part only has 3 slot machines remaining to be loaded, the Kolkata outfit has as many as 8 vacant slot machines left.
The Noble Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have up to 11 slot machines that are but to become loaded, as well as the quantity that is remaining in their handbag is 35.40 Crores. As far as the number of abroad slot machines remaining is involved, the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) have just one much more overseas slot to be filled, while the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) part attire has up to 5 abroad slot machines that are up for grabs.
Overall, 18th February 2021 guarantees to be a day filled with plenty of surprises, enjoyment, and fervor. All of the franchises is going to be looking to metal out the chinks in their armour once they assemble in Chennai for the public auction. So, sit tight, brace yourself, and set your alarms for 3 PM on 18th February 2021, as it promises to be one hell of a ride!