IPL 2024 Auction: Decoding Rs 262.5 crores amount of money left in the purse for 1166 Registered Players for 77 available Slots

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    IPL 2024 Auction : In a groundbreaking shift, the IPL 2024 Auction is set to make cricketing history, relocating from its familiar Indian terrain to Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena on December 19. As the cricketing fraternity braces for this novel experience, the numbers behind the mega event add layers of excitement. With a collective purse of Rs 262.5 Crore for the 10 franchises, only 77 slots are available, including a mere 30 for overseas players.


    Let’s have a look into more details : IPL 2024 Auction

    Key DetailsSummary
    Auction VenueDubai’s Coca-Cola Arena
    Auction DateDecember 19, 2024
    Franchise PurseRs 262.5 Crore (Collective)
    Franchise with Highest PurseGujarat Titans – Rs 38.15 Crore
    Franchises with Lowest PurseLucknow Super Giants – Rs 13.15 Crore, Rajasthan Royals – Rs 14.5 Crore
    Total Players Registered1166 (830 Indian, 336 Overseas)
    Expected Players at AuctionApproximately 150-200 (after trimming)
    Indian Capped Players18 (e.g., Shardul Thakur, Harshal Patel, Umesh Yadav)
    Overseas Players in Rs 2 Cr Category25 (e.g., Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc)
    Franchises in the Auction10 Teams
    Total Slots to Fill77 (30 Overseas)
    Auction TypeMini Auction (Ahead of Mega Auction in 2025)
    Trade Window Closing DateDecember 12, 2024
    Historical High BidRs 18.5 Crore for Sam Curran (IPL 2023)
    Uncapped Players909 (Indian and Overseas)
    IPL Edition17th Edition (Since 2008)
    • Breaking free from tradition, Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena will host the IPL 2024 Auction on December 19, marking the first instance of the mega event transpiring outside India.
    • Franchises have until December 12 to shape their squads, with the trading window closing seven days prior to the auction, providing a final window for strategic maneuvers.
    • A diverse array of 10 teams will compete for 77 players, with Kolkata Knight Riders leading the pack, aiming to fill 12 slots, including four overseas positions.
    • The collective might of the franchises stands at an impressive Rs 262.95 Crore, awaiting deployment in a high-stakes battle to secure the most sought-after talents.
    • Out of the 1166 players in contention, 336 hail from international shores, intensifying the competition for the limited 30 overseas slots.
    • The auction welcomes 18 seasoned capped Indian players, featuring the likes of Shardul Thakur, Harshal Patel, and Umesh Yadav, providing a blend of experience to the bidding war.
    • Recall the historic bid of Rs 18.5 Crore for Sam Curran in 2023? The IPL 2024 Auction beckons with the anticipation of another record-shattering deal.
    • Mark your calendars for December 19, the historic day when Dubai becomes the epicenter of the cricketing universe, hosting the 17th edition of the IPL.
    • A whopping 909 uncapped players, a mix of Indian and overseas talents, are poised for their moment in the spotlight, adding an element of unpredictability to the proceedings.
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    As the countdown begins, cricket enthusiasts can prepare for a captivating saga of bids, strategies, and surprises. The IPL 2024 Auction in Dubai promises not just cricketing transactions but an immersive experience for fans worldwide. Stay tuned for the unfolding drama as franchises vie to script their success stories in the heart of Dubai!

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