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All You need to Know about IPL 2018

The Glitzy Show IPL 2018 is coming back in town and all the Cricket fan will be watching this show. Now the owners of all the team is trying to acquired the best players in their team. So we walk you through some of the process of IPL Auction how it goes.

How Auction Work?

The Auction will divided into two batches of Eight – Eight Player.  R Ashwin, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell Starc and Ben Stokes will be in first batch and second list will include some great players like Dwayne Bravo, Shakib Al Hasan, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Yuvraj Singh and Kane Wiliamson.

How many players auctioned?

There are around 578 players will be up for sale out of which 244 are capped, 332 uncapped and two players from associate countries. Of them, 62 Indian players are capped and 34 from overseas.

How many players can each franchise own?

Each franchise can acquired to have a minimum of 18 players and a maximum of 25 out of which 8 players could be from overseas countries.

What amount can each franchise spend?

Each franchise can spend maximum amount of Rs 80 crore. Also they have to spend 75% anyhow, which amounts to Rs 60 crore.

How much money is left with each franchise?

Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab – Rs 67.5 crore

Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders – Rs 59 crore

Royal Challengers Bangalore– Rs 49 crore

Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians – Rs 47 crore

Name of the Players who retained?



Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan

Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell

Delhi Daredevils: Rishabh Pant, Chris Morris, Shreyas Iyer

Kings XI Punjab: Axar Patel

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Rajasthan Royals: Steven Smith

What is Right To Match (RTM) cards and how many do the franchises have?

RTM(Right To Match) is a card through which a franchise can hold their old player by matching to the highest bidder. CSK, Daredevils, Mumbai Indians and RCB have two RTM cards left and others franchises have three RTS left.



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Saurabh Raghuvanshi

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