IPL AUCTION 2021 DATE AND TIME
IPL auction 2021 schedule .the fate of 298 cricketers will be decided when the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction takes place on Thursday (February 18) in Chennai. The much anticipated auction will see eight franchises fight for the players of their choice. ipl auction 2021 date
The eight franchises who will take part in the auction are Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals. Kings XI Punjab Out of the 298 players up for sale, 164 are Indian, 124 overseas and three players from Associate Nations. The highest base price of the players stood at Rs 2 crore, while the lowest base price was Rs 20 lakh. There are a total of 10 players in the Rs 2 crore base price category and 12 players have a base price of Rs 1.5 crore, the second-highest price slab.
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Bid crosses Rs 10 crore for Maxwell
Dhoni’s CSK and RCB raised the bid to Rs 11 crore for Glenn Maxwell, who was released by Punjab Kings this season. Maxwell just managed 108 runs in 13 games in IPL 2020
CSK and RCB gun for Maxwell
Things have steamed up already with bid up to Rs 7 crore for Glenn Maxwell. It is between MS Dhoni’s CSK and Virat Kohli’s RCB now
Bidding WAR for Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell already up to Rs 4.4 crore between RCB and KKR. RCB have a big purse of Rs 35.4 crore.
Steve Smith to DELHI CAPITALS
RCB makes opening bid for Steve Smith at Rs 2 crore, DC raise the bid to Rs 2.2 crore. Former Australian skipper Smith goes for a bargain price of Rs 2.2 crore to the IPL 2020 runners-up Delhi Capitals.
Alex Hales going unsold
English opener Alex Hales comes up for Rs 1.5 crore but goes unsold at first offer.
Karun Nair is first player introduced in auction
Karnataka and former Punjab Kings batsman Karun Nair comes up first but goes unsold.
Title sponsors are back
Vivo is back as title sponsors of IPL 2021 after skipping 2020, IPL Governing Council member Brijesh Patel announces in introductory address.