After the emphatic win in Australia, the BCCI is all set to welcome the thirteenth edition of Indian Premier League in India. The player’s IPL auction 2021 will be held on February 18th in Chennai and all eight franchises are looking to fill the gaping holes in their respective teams. The IPL Player Registration was closed on 4th February 2021 with a total of 1097 players. 814 Indian and 283 overseas players signed up to be a part of the IPL 2021.
The players’ list incorporates 207 capped players including 21 Indians.27 cricketers are from associate nations and 863 uncapped players, including 743 Indians and 68 overseas players. Most entries have come from the West Indies(56), followed by Australia(42) and South Africa(38). Here’s all you should know about IPL 2021.
Start Time: Feb 18 – 3 pm IST
TV Channel: Star Sports Network
Live Streaming: Hotstar (App and Website)
Players Released: 57
Players Retained: 139
The country-wise breakdown of a total of 283 overseas cricketers are listed below:
The IPL 2021 Auction will witness the participation of a total of eight franchises-CSK, MI, SRH, DC, RCB, RR, KXIP and KKR. The teams will have to go by the rules set by the IPL Governing Council.
Here we take a quick look at the top five rules, set for the upcoming IPL season.
Rule:1 No buying beyond the allotted Auctions Player Purse: The IPL Governing Council has decided not to increase the size of the player purse. The franchises will have to do shopping with the existing purse limit of 85 Crores as it was the case in IPL 2019-20. The IPL 2021 trade window will close on 11th February 2021 at 5:00 PM.
As of now remaining money in the purse of IPL franchises: KXIP (53.2Cr), Rajasthan Royals (34.85 Cr), CSK (19.9 Cr), Delhi Capitals (12.9 Cr), KKR (10.75 Cr), Mumbai Indians (15.35 Cr), Royal Challengers Bangalore (35.9 Cr), Sunrisers Hyderabad (10.75 Cr) h
Rule:2- No RTM card: As it is a mini-auction, neither of the franchise will be allowed to use Right to match card (RTM) to retain a player. The RTM card is only available for mega-auction. the franchises use it to retain a player by paying the exact amount to match the winning bid for that particular player.
Rule: 3-Squad Strength: The maximum squad strength for each IPL team is that of 25 players. However, every team must have at least 18 players in their respective squad.
Rule:4-Indian Players (Capped and Uncapped): Every team can have a maximum of 25 and a minimum of 17 Indian players in their squad, both capped and uncapped
Rule:5-International Players: Each team can have a maximum of eight International players in their respective squad.
IPL 2021: Size of the squad, available slots and salary cap of each IPL teams
|Franchise||No of Players||No of Overseas Players||Total money spent (Rs.)||Salary cap available (Rs.)||Available Slots||Overseas Slots|