IPL 2019 Auction: Teams, Players Base Price, Players deal and Highlights Video: The IPL 2019 Auction was held yesterday on 18th December 2018 at 3:30 pm in Jaipur where total number of 346 players has gone under the hammer to complete the 70 left over spots for the eight franchises. The auction was held for the coming new season of the Indian Premier League next year. This is going to be the twelfth season of the IPL.
IPL 2019 Auction: Teams Participating
There was total number of 8 teams who participated in the auctions which was held in Jaipur, yesterday.
- Kings XI Punjab
- Delhi Capitals
- Rajasthan Royals
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
- Mumbai Indians
- Chennai Super Kings
- Kolkata Knight Riders
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
IPL 2019 Auction: Modification Details
This time total number of 226 Indians and 120 international players were nominated after all the IPL franchises submitted their ultimate list of players in 10th December 2018. Also, the salary limit has been increased from Rs 80 to Rs 82 crores for the eight teams.
From previous 11 seasons of IPL the auction hammer was yield by Richard Madley but this time in 12th season of IPL the auction hammer was yielded by Hugh Edmeades. On this topic, Richard Madley has also expressed his disappointment by removing him from the 12th season of IPL auction after being served for 11 seasons throughout the IPL league.
IPL 2019 Auction: Players Base Price
Among 19 players, Cricters such as Yuvraj Singh, Mohammed Shami , Axar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha etc. have retained their base price at Rs. 1 Crore.
In the previous season of IPL league, Jaydev Unadkat was the most expensive player at previous year’s auction. He was picked by Rajasthan Royals for Rs. 11.5 Crore after a subpar performance. Among Indian players, he has the maximum base price of Rs. 1.5 Crore.
Unadkat along with nine other foreign players such as Alex Hales, Alex Carey Dale Steyn, Rilee Rossouw, Jonny Bairstow, Morne Morkel, Luke Wright and Liam Dawson has shared the same base price of Rs 1.5 Crore.
Talking about International players such as Brendon McCullum, Lasith Malinga, Chris Woakes, Colin Ingram, D’Arcy Short, Shaun Marsh, Sam Curran, Angelo Mathews and Corey Anderson have the base price of the Rs. 2 Crore.
IPL 2019 Auction: Auction Details and Highlights
IPL season 12 auction was held on 18th December 2018 at Jaipur, Rajasthan at 3:30 pm according to Indian standard time. Channels such as Star Sports, Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 HD Hindi telecasted the IPL auction.
Cricketer Varun Chakravarthy made an extraordinary bid of Rs 84 million (Rs 8.4 crore) which is almost additional than 40 times his base price. He was picked by Kings XI Punjab after a great bidding war with other teams. Sam Curran became the highly bidden overseas player on Tuesday, who was bid for 72 million (Rs 7.2 crore).
After the assumption of 37 year old Indian player Yuvraj Singhbeing unsold for the coming season, Yuvraj was finally secured his place and was bought by Mumbai Indians for his base price of 1 crore in a last minute deal.
Jaydev Unadkat once again made the highest bid of Rs 84 million (Rs 8.4 crore) from Rajasthan Royals.
Uncappd playes such as Prayas Ray Barman from Bengal was bought for Rs 15 million (Rs 1.5 cr) by RCB, Punjab wicketkeeper Prab Simran Singh was bought for Rs 48 million (Rs 4.8 cr) by KXIP, Mumbai batsmen Shivam Dube was bought for Rs 50 million (Rs 5 cr) by RCB and Uttar Pradesh batsman Akshdeep Singh was bought for Rs 36 million (Rs 3.6 cr) by RCB.
Out of the 20 overseas places accessible only six were selected by the Caribbean players comprising Nicholas Pooran, Oshane Thomas, Carlos Brathwaite, Keemo Paul, Shimron Hetmyer and Sherfane Rutherford.
The auction was concluded at 9:20 pm and the uncapped Indian players along with few players from Windies got the leading deals. On the other hand, the event showed to be a mixed response for star players. However, Yuvraj Singh somehow managed to find a franchise in the second round of the auction, but many popular players such as Dale Steyn and Jason Holder was unsuccessful to draw any bid and were gone unsold.