IPL 2024 Auction: Who Will Go For Gold?

IPL 2024 Auction: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most popular cricket tournaments in the world, and its upcoming auction is always a highly anticipated event. This year’s auction, scheduled for December 19th in Dubai, promises to be no different, with a total of 333 players shortlisted, including some of the biggest names in the sport.

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IPL 2024 Auction: Who Will Be the Most Expensive Players?

One of the most interesting aspects of the auction is the price tag that players will fetch. With a total purse of 262.50 crore available for the teams, there is sure to be some fierce bidding for the top players.

Key questions hang in the air:

  • Who will be the hottest property? Will experienced names like David Warner or Rashid Khan command the highest bids, or will rising stars like Shaik Rasheed or Mukesh Kumar steal the show?
  • Which franchises will make the boldest moves? Will the defending champions Mumbai Indians shore up their batting, or will the likes of Kolkata Knight Riders and Punjab Kings revamp their core?
  • Can uncapped Indian players continue their dominance? The likes of Shahrukh Khan and Anuj Rawat impressed last year, can we expect another wave of young Indian talent to shine?

Top Contenders for the Highest Price

The highest reserve price for the auction is 2 crore, and there are 23 players listed in this category. These include some of the biggest stars of international cricket, such as Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Steve Smith, and Rashid Khan.

Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan

Harry Brook, Josh Inglis, James Vince, Travis Head, Lockie Ferguson, Sean Abbott, Rilee Rossouw, Josh Hazlewood, James Overton, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Willey, Gerald Coetzee, Mueeb Ur Rahman, Ben Duckett, Pat Cummins, Mustafizur Rahman, Chris Woakes, Rassie van der Dussen

  • IPL 2024 auctions scheduled for December 19th
  • A total of 333 players were shortlisted for the auctions
  • 214 Indian players and 119 overseas players, including 2 from associate countries
  • Highest reserve price for players is 2 crores
  • 23 players are listed in this top bracket, including 3 Indians: Harel Patel, Shul Taker, and Um Yad
  • 20 overseas players in the highest base price category
  • Notable overseas players in this category: Harry Brook, Travis Head, Riley Russo, Steve Smith, Gerald KY, Pat Cumins, Chris WS, Josh Englas, Loi Forguson, Josh Hazelwood, Mitchell Star, Muj Rman Man, Adel Rashid, Rassi Vandad, James Wiz, Sean Abber, Jamie Aon, David Willie, Ben Ducket, Mustafizur Rahman
  • 7 Australians and 7 England players in the top price bracket
  • Pat Cumins and Mitchell Star return, while Ben Stokes is unavailable for the upcoming IPL
  • Second-highest base price category for overseas players is 1.5 crores, consisting of 13 players
  • 14 players in the 1 crore bracket, including Namibia’s David Whay
  • 11 players are listed in the 75 lakh bracket, with Netherlands’ Paul Ran Mikan included
  • IPL auction to be held at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai on December 19th at 2:30 p.m. IST
  • A maximum of 77 slots are available for teams, with a maximum of 30 overseas slots
  • The total purse available for teams is 262.50 crores
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have the highest slots to fill (12), while Gujarat Titans have the highest available purse
  • The auction will be an interesting day, with teams forming their squads for the upcoming IPL season.
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Total purse available for each IPL team for IPL 2024 Auction

IPL TeamTotal PurseTotal PlayersOverseasSlot availableOverseas Slots
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