IPL 2023 Auction :- The auction for the 16th edition of IPL 2023 will begin today at 2:30 PM IST in Kochi, Chennai. The IPL auction will be conducted by veteran auctioneer Hugh Edmeads, who fell ill during the IPL 2022 auction last year. Every team owner in IPL would like to include good players in their team.
The first mini-auction of the 16th season of IPL will be held in Kochi, Chennai on Friday, in which 405 players will bid for a maximum of 87 slots, in which 30 slots are for foreign players, let us tell you that before the auction all 10 franchise officials and Auctioneer Hugh Edmonds has also reached Kochi. A mock auction was also held on Friday. South African all-rounder Chris Morris was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.5 crore. There can be at most one operation in the auction as KKR have only 7. The remaining Rs 42.5 crores left while their 14 slots remain vacant, while Hyderabad have the remaining purse of Rs 42.5 crores in which they have to fill 17 slots.
Complete list of TATA IPL 2023 Player Auction ( 16th Edition )
|Team||No. Of Players||No. Of Overseas Players||Total money spent |
|Available Slot||Overseas Slots|
Keep an eye on these players for team combination
Mumbai Indians haven’t had a good domestic fast bowler in the team for two seasons. Apart from this, the team also does not have a wicket-taking wrist spinner.
This time the players to watch out for are :- Markande, M Ashwin, Nadeem, Sandeep Sharma, Mavi, Shamsi, Adam Zampa, Adil Rashid, Parel.
Royal Challengers Banglore
This time in the team of Royal Challengers Bangalore, there will be a need for backup left arm batter and backup left arm simmer and there will be a need for a fast bowler who can take wickets in the death overs.
Will keep an eye on – Adam Mills, Andrew Tye, Jai Dev Unadkat, Nagwaswala, Vishnu Vinod, Henry Brooke, Dussen, Shakib Alhassan.
Chennai Super Kings
The team had the second worst (11.46) runs in slog overs last season. They will try to improve it to some extent by including left-arm fast bowler Sam Karen.
Will keep an eye on – Sam Karen Jagdishan, Adil Rashid, Adam Zampa, Adam Milne, Manish Pandey, Kunnumal, Sikandar Raza.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders having bought Shardul Thakur and Lockie Ferguson for hefty sums, the team is left with purse strings to spend, though they need backup players. The team’s eye will definitely be on wicketkeeping.
Will keep an eye on – Harry Brook, Travis Head, Josh Hazlewood, Phillippe, Kane Williamson, Jackson, K Is India.
Lucknow Super Joints
There will be lack of middle order batsmen in the team. Tim will need a backup pacer after Mark Wood is injured.
Will keep an eye on– Green Stocks, Karen, Priyam Garg, Meredith, Mujarbani .
Foreign batsman will be needed as Butler’s partner
Will keep an eye on – Cameron Green, Josh Philippe, Phil Salt, Jason Holder, Daryl Mitchell, David Wije, Daniel Sams, Sikandar Raza.
Who are the players in the first two sets of IPL 2023 auction? (Base price)
- Mayank Agarwal (India) – Rs 1 crore
- Harry Brook (England) – Rs 1.5 crore
- Ajinkya Rahane (India) – Rs 50 lakh
- Joe Root (England) – Rs 1 crore
- Rilee Rossouw (South Africa) – Rs 2 crore
- Kane Williamson (New Zealand) – Rs 2 crore
- Sam Curran (England) – Rs 2 crore
- Cameron Green (Australia) – Rs 2 crore
- Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) – Rs 1.5 crore
- Jason Holder (West Indies) – Rs 2 crore
- Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe) – Rs 50 lakh
- Odean Smith (West Indies) – Rs 50 lakh
- Ben Stokes (England) – Rs 2 crore