The high-profile Indian T20 League 2022 auction will take place in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13.
As many as 590 cricketers are all set to go under the hammer in a two-day mega auction. The list includes 370 Indian cricketers and 220 overseas players. Among these, 228 are capped players while 355 are uncapped cricketers and seven are from the Associate Nations.
The mega auction will see players being divided across seven different categories as per their base price.
Players who have highest base price in Indian T20 League 2022 auction
As per the auction list, 48 cricketers have opted for the highest best price of INR 2 crore. The list includes:
|Quinton de Kock||South Africa|
|Trent Boult||New Zealand|
|Faf du Plessis||South Africa|
|Kagiso Rabada||South Africa|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Bangladesh|
|Dwayne Bravo||West Indies|
|Lockie Ferguson||New Zealand|
|Imran Tahir||South Africa|
|Mujeeb ur Rahman||Afghanistan|
|Evin Lewis||West Indies|
|Marchant De Lange||South Africa|
Meanwhile, the list also features 20 players who set their base price at INR 1.5 crore while 34 cricketers have opted for a base price of INR 1 crore.
Other cricketers have set their base price at INR 75 lakh, INR 50 lakh, INR Rs 40 lakh and INR 20 lakh.
Interestingly, uncapped players who are yet to make their international debut can only set their maximum base price at INR 40 lakh while other capped players can decide their base price under any of the seven mentioned categories.
Apart from Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Punjab, Rajasthan, Bangalore, Hyderabad, two new franchises - Lucknow and Ahmedabad will compete for the coveted Indian T20 League title.
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