Indian Premier League 2022 is going to be held at the end of the year in December- January according to reports. The dates haven’t been finalized yet, but there is buzz that it is going to be held during the winter break. There has been news that 2 new teams will be added to the IPL 2022. BCCI has revealed that there will be a total of 10 teams in IPL 2022.
Since the news of new teams going to be introduced in IPL 2022, there will be players who will be released by the previous teams ready for auction. As it is mandatory for all teams to put their players for auction every year in IPL, the dates and other details related to the same will be declared. So take a look at the IPL 2022 Auction Date, Retained Players List, Big Mega Auction Updates.
IPL 2022 Auction Date
The auction dates haven’t been declared officially by the makers. Auction is a very interesting event that is conducted by BCCI. There are only 4 players that are allowed to retain in each team Thus, this makes a way for other franchises to bid for the players who were earlier retained by their team.
Apart from all this, since there are 10 teams in total in the upcoming IPL 2022 BCCI has increased the budget for all franchises. The capacity of their purse has been increased from 85 crores to 90 crores this means an additional 50 crores would be added to the budget of all ten franchises by the BCCI.
Who are the Retained Players for IPL 2022?
- Virat Kohli because he is leaving the captaincy of the team so maybe RCB retain him.
- AB De Villers, south African cricketer, who is also known for his finishing tactics in the 2021 match.
- Glenn Maxwell is the most consistent player of RCB In this season 2021. He is the key player of the team. In this season, he played a total of 15 matches and scored 513 runs.
Big Mega Auction Updates, All you need to know
Here are some new rules regarding the auction details of IPL 2022.
- A team is set to be allowed to keep up to three Indian and two foreign players with the total number of retentions not exceeding four.
- As per the conditions, the team management can either retain three Indian players and one overseas player or two Indian players and two overseas players.
- There may also be a cap on retaining uncapped players – a team will not be allowed more than two.
- It is learned that the player purse will be INR 90 crore, and in the subsequent two years, there will be an incremental hike and the purse will go up to INR 95 crore and INR 100 crore.
- If a franchisee chooses to retain four players, it will have to spend around 40-45 percent of its purse, leaving it INR 36-40 crore lesser than the franchise that doesn’t opt to retain any player.
- It has also been conveyed to the existing eight franchises that the two new teams may be allowed to pick two to three players outside the auction with permission to take two foreign players if big Indian names are not available.
- It is unlikely the existing teams will be allowed the Right to Match (RTM) cards at the auction.