VIVO IPL 2018 Players Auction list announcedAccording to IPLT20.com, The much-anticipated VIVO IPL 2018 Player Auction list is out with 16 marquee players from India and overseas headlining the big pool of 578 players that will go under the hammer in Bengaluru on Jan 27-28, 2018.
- With 18 players retained, 182 slots are up for grabs.
- A total of 62 capped Indians and 298 uncapped Indian cricketers will vie for the available slots with 182 capped overseas cricketers, 34 uncapped overseas players and 2 cricketers from Associate Nations.
With INR 2 crore as the highest reserve price, 36 players, including 13 Indians, have opted for the top bracket.
- Marquee Players R Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Christopher Gayle, Ben Stokes, Kane Williamson, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Mitchell Starc, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Shakib Hasan – each priced at INR 2 crore – will set the tone as an intense battle is set to follow.
- M Vijay, KL Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Yuzvendra Chahal and Karn Sharma have also set their base price at INR 2 crore and will hope to attract high bids as the eight franchises look to build their teams for the upcoming seasons.
The below list contains the individual breakdown of Capped Players as per their base price.
- Check all players at: http://www.iplt20.com/news/113978/vivo-ipl-2018-player-auction-list-announced
The breakdown of Uncapped Players as per their base price is as below.
VIVO IPL 2018 Player Retention announcedA total of 18 players retained by eight franchises. All eyes now on the VIVO IPL Auction to be held on 27th and 28th January in Bengaluru.
- Below is the table of the players retained by each franchise using the Player Retention option. Check at: http://www.iplt20.com/news/113790/vivo-ipl-2018-player-retention-announced
The complete list of VIVO IPL 2018 Player Auction Click HereMr. Rajiv Shukla, Chairman, IPL said: “A lot of strategizing and number-crunching is involved before a cricketer is picked at the VIVO IPL Player Auction. The dynamic nature of the auction makes it unpredictable and exciting. The eight franchises have given us an indication of what their core would be with their Player Retentions and the VIVO IPL 2018 Player Auction will be an important step towards the creation of a successful team. The marquee list is full of star players, but I am also looking forward to the uncapped Indian players who have proved their mettle in the earlier editions of the VIVO IPL and are sure to attract high bids.”
The country-wise breakdown of 282 overseas players is as below.
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