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IPL 2018 Auction

Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council has scheduled the vivo IPL 2018 players auction for 27, 28 January in Bengaluru. All 8-team owners, mentors, head coaches and officials will sit down on tables to finalize their rosters for 11th edition of popular t20 cricket league beginning from 4th April.

IPL auction

IPL 2018 auction

IPL 2018 Auction Date, Venue

Date: 27 & 28 January, 2018

Venue: Bangalore

Time: 9:00 IST

With Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals return to IPLT20, teams will now prepare their full length squad again. Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians will retain maximum 5 players from their previous season squad in which 3 cricketers can be retained before auction while 2 can be retained with Right To Match (RTM) option during auction.

CSK and RR will have the opportunity to retain players from their 2015 squads. Both Chennai and Rajasthan can also pick players from Rising Pune SuperGiant and Gujarat Lions rosters.

IPL Auctioneer

International auctioneer and BBC TV expert Richard Madley has been associated with IPL since 2008 when the inaugural edition of tournament took place and first auction was conducted.

Richard Madley IPL auctioneer

Richard Madley IPL auctioneer

IPL Auction 2018 Rules & Regulations

Rule Details
Participating teams 8 teams
No. of players retained A total of 18 players retained by all 8 teams

Teams Budget for IPL 2018 Auction

Team Remaining Purse
Chennai Super Kings 47 Crore
Delhi Daredevils 47 Crore
Kings XI Punjab 67.5 Crore
Kolkata Knight Riders 59 Crore
Mumbai Indians 47 Crore
Rajasthan Royals 67.5 Crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore 49 Crore
Sunrisers Hyderabad 59 Crore

IPL 2018 Auction Live Streaming, Telecast

The live streaming of vivo Indian Premier League 2018 auction can be watched online on www.hotstar.com and www.iplt20.com. Star Sports will air IPL-11 auction live telecast on TV. You can tune to Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD.


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  2. Nice information..
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