IPL Auction 2024 Live Updates: Franchises have 262.95 crore in purse to bid for 833 cricket players

IPL Auction 2024 Live Updates: The much-anticipated IPL Auction 2024 promises to be a spectacle, with 333 players registered for the event. Initially, a staggering 1,166 names were submitted. However, the 10 franchises narrowed it down, reducing the count by 833. This year, the auction includes 214 Indian and 119 international players. The list comprises 116 capped and 215 uncapped individuals, along with two players from associate nations.

The total spendable amount for the ten franchises stands at 262.95 crore. Each team will use its share to build what they believe to be the ideal squad. The Gujarat Titans lead in financial capacity with a budget of 38.15 crore, which they will allocate to fill eight slots. Following closely are the Sunrisers Hyderabad with 34 crore for six slots. The Kolkata Knight Riders come next with 32.7 crore for 12 slots.

This year’s auction might not be as expansive as the 2022 mega auction. However, the array of talent available ensures that it will be an eventful and star-studded affair. The franchises will aim to fine-tune their squads for another action-packed season of the Indian Premier League.

A total of 77 slots are available across all teams, setting the stage for intense competition and strategic bidding. The event has evolved over the years into a significant and eagerly awaited tradition, drawing viewership for its live telecast. The IPL auction has become synonymous with high stakes and excitement, attracting cricket fans and followers globally.

The 2024 edition of the IPL auction, while termed ‘mini’, holds great significance. It offers teams an opportunity to enhance their lineups with a blend of experienced and fresh talent. With the considerable financial resources at their disposal, each franchise will strategically bid to assemble a winning combination.

19 Dec 2023, 09:27:44 AM IST

IPL Auction 2024 live: Stars set to debut

These 5 promising players, who have already made a mark in international cricket, are set to debut in the IPL. Check the list HERE.

19 Dec 2023, 09:14:43 AM IST

IPL Auction 2024 live: ‘Welcome to Dubai’

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has posted a “Welcome to Dubai” video from its official X handle.

19 Dec 2023, 09:03:18 AM IST

IPL Auction 2024 live: First time outside India

The IPL 2024 auction is set to take place at Dubai’s Coca-Cola Arena. This marks the first time such an event held outside India.

19 Dec 2023, 09:03:18 AM IST

IPL Auction 2024 live: Where to watch

Viewers eager to watch the IPL auction 2024 live can tune in to the StarSports network for the broadcast. For those who prefer online streaming, the event will be available live on the JioCinema app and website.

19 Dec 2023, 09:03:18 AM IST

IPL Auction 2024 live: When does it start?

This time, the auction will take place in Dubai. The auction begins at 11:30 AM (local time). Indian viewers can watch it starting at 1 PM.

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