The 14th edition of Indian premier league is expected to start in April 2021. Just before the auction, IPL governing council has shortlisted a total of 292 cricketers in the list of 1114 cricketers. IPL auction will start on 18 february 2021 where it will become clear as to who will be the fortunate enough to be inducted into the 8 IPL franchises.

In this IPL auction, 2 crore is the highest reserve price. Except two Indians Harbhajan singh and Kedar jadhav, Glenn Maxwell, 8 overseas players Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy & Mark Wood fall in the slot of highest bracket.

There are around 12 players in the auction list with the base price of 1.5 crores. Although no indian is in this list. One crore base price bracket has a total 11 players among whom only two are Indians Hanuma vihari and Umesh yadav.

IPL auction will be held in Chennai at 3 pm on 18 february where a total of 164 Indian players and 125 overseas players, 3 players from associate nations will be participating.

There have been many twists and turns in the slots of various franchises. This time, King eleven punjab will have the biggest purse with the total money of 53.1 crore. Because they have released the two big players glenn maxwell and sheldron cottrell.

Hyderabad is going to spend the least with the total amount of 11 crore. It will be very interesting to see the auctions of CSK which will be shelling out 22.7 crore as it has got seven slots to fill in.

Sachine tendulkar’s son Arjun tendulkar who is a left arm fast bowler, is also going to sit in the auction with the base price of 20 lakh.

We will now look in more detail at the available slots, total money spent, salary cap available of each of the eight franchises.

1. Chennai super kings (CSK)

  • Number of players: 18
  • Number of Overseas players: 7
  • Total money spent:Rs 62.10 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 22.90 cr
  • Available slot: 7
  • Overseas slot: 1

2. Delhi capitals (DC)

  • Number of players: 19
  • Number of Overseas players: 6
  • Total money spent: Rs 72.0982 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 12.9018 cr
  • Available slot: 6
  • Overseas slot: 2

3. Kings Eleven Punjab (KXIP)

  • Number of players: 16
  • Number of Overseas players: 3
  • Total money spent: Rs 31.80 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 53.20 cr
  • Available slot: 9
  • Overseas slot: 5

4. Kolkata Knights Riders (KKR)

  • Number of players: 17
  • Number of Overseas players: 6
  • Total money spent: Rs 74.25 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 10.75 cr
  • Available slot: 8
  • Overseas slot: 2

5. Mumbai Indians (MI)

  • Number of players: 18
  • Number of Overseas players: 4
  • Total money spent: Rs 69.65 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 15.35 cr
  • Available slot: 8
  • Overseas slot: 2

6. Rajasthan Royals (RR)

  • Number of players: 17
  • Number of Overseas players: 5
  • Total money spent: Rs 50.12 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 34.85 cr
  • Available slot: 8
  • Overseas slot: 3

7. Royal challengers Bangalore (RCB)

  • Number of players: 12
  • Number of Overseas players: 4
  • Total money spent: Rs 49.10 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 35.90 cr
  • Available slot: 13
  • Overseas slot: 4

8. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

  • Number of players: 22
  • Number of Overseas players: 7
  • Total money spent: Rs 74.25 cr
  • Salary cap available: Rs 10.75 cr
  • Available slot: 3
  • Overseas slot: 1

IPL Auction 2021 List of Players With Price: Players with a Maximum Base Price of INR 2 crores

The auction list also features 12 players with a base price of INR 1.5 crore. Indian talents such as Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Yadav are in the list of 23 cricketers with a base price of INR 1 crore and above, here’s a breakdown:

Player Name                                     Country                      

  1. Tom Curran                            England
  2. Alex Hales                               England
  3. Dawid Malan                           England
  4. Lewis Gregory                         England
  5. Adil Rashid                              England
  6. David Willey                            England
  7. Morne Morkel                         South africa
  8. Mujeeb Ur Rahman                Afghanistan
  9. Alex Carey                              Australia
  10. Jhye Richardson                     Australia
  11. Nathan Coulter‐Nile               Australia
  12. Shaun Marsh                          Australia
  13. Hanuma Vihari                        India
  14. Umesh Yadav India                India
  15. Mustafizur Rahman                Bangladesh
  16. Sheldon Cottrell                      West indies
  17. Evin Lewis                               West indies
  18. Matthew Wade                        Australia
  19. Marnus Labuschagne Australia
  20. Aaron Finch              Australia
  21. Billy Stanlake           Australia
  22. Moises Henriques                   Australia
  23. Jason Behrendorff                  Australia