Monday, June 17, 2024

Prepare for the IPL 2024 auction by grasping these 6 essential points, or risk missing out on the excitement!

IPL 2024 Auction: Here’s the lowdown on the crucial details you need to know before the bidding frenzy:

  1. Venue Shift: The IPL 2024 auction is breaking tradition by heading overseas to Dubai on December 19, marking the first time it won’t be held in India.
  2. Increased Purse: All 10 franchises will enjoy a boosted purse for IPL 2024. The auction spending cap rises from Rs 95 crore to Rs 100 crore, providing each team an additional Rs 5 crore. The total auction purse stands at Rs 262.95 crore.
  3. Player Draft: A whopping 1166 players, including 45 from associate countries and 909 uncapped players (812 of them Indians), have entered their names for consideration in the upcoming season.
  4. Vacant Slots: Across the 10 franchises, there are 77 empty slots available for bidding in IPL 2024, with a maximum of 30 slots allocated for foreign players.
  5. Player Base Prices: Keep an eye out for 25 players starting with a base price of Rs 2 crore, 20 players at Rs 1.5 crore, and 16 players at Rs 1 crore in the upcoming auction.
  6. High-Value Bids: Among the 61 players listed with a crore base price, seven were integral members of Australia’s victorious World Cup 2023 squad.

Don’t miss the action and drama that await at the IPL 2024 auction with these essential insights in mind!

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