For the cricket fans, the biggest news now is that their favorite event Indian Premier League is about to start in the month of April on 5th. Since being a league event, every year we start with an auction where different franchises bid on the players to buy them and we see one of the biggest auction events happening. The IPL 2018 Auction Date is set to be on 20th February 2018 which is almost here and we are looking forward for some big things to happen. Not just the date, you will also want to know the latest updates of IPL 2018 auction and we are glad to bring you that. We shall now discuss some of the news from the event. Also, we shall see whether which of the franchises are targeting which player and everything you will want to know about IPL 2018 Auction.
IPL Auction 2018 News and Updates:
There are lots of news and updates that are coming from the auction hall of IPL 2018 and we would like to share them with you. It is being reported that a total of 351 players, national and international, who will a part of this auction. There are about 122 international players that will be a part of this auction and the rest 229 are nationals. A big news for the players of Afghanistan is that in this year’s edition, there are 5 players of their team in the auction. Also, there are news of one player from UAE to be part of the bidding. The Indian national team has 23 players in their squad and all of them are going to be a part of the event. Once again, there are no chances of any Pakistani player being a part of the bidding.
IPL 2018 Auction Top International Players:
Even though most of the expensive players are from Indian or very few internationals suchas Chris Gayle and Pollard, there are some other players who are in the expensive categories. From England, players such as Ben Stokes, Eoin Morgan, Chris Woakes, from Australia it is Mitchell Johnson, and from Sri Lanka Angelo Mathews, these are the only five players who are going to be in the list of players to be bid at the price of 20 million Indian rupees. In the category of 15 million Indian rupees, Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, and Alex hales, these are the players who are included in the 15 million category. However, the base price to start with in the auction is 30 Lac so even the players in the lower categories are going to earn some good money from the biggest cricket league event.
So, since know that Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 auction is going to be held on 20th February and it is just 5 days from now, still there is time for some big news coming from IPL’s hub. We are very well looking forward to it and we are going to update you as soon as we can get them. Share your opinion in the comments below and keep visiting our website for more news and updates on IPL 2018.