The IPL 2020 Auction gets underway in Kolkata today on December 19th, 2019 at 3:30 PM.
Eight teams’ bidders are set to splurge the big bucks on 332 players from all over the world - these include 186 Indian players, 143 overseas players and 3 players from Associate Nations.
The highest reserve price of INR 2 crore is reserved for 7 overseas players – Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Chris Lynn, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Dale Steyn & Angelo Mathews.
Robin Uthappa is the only Indian in the INR 1.5 crore bracket while three others - Piyush Chawla, Yusuf Pathan & Jaydev Unadkat have set their base price at INR 1 crore.
IPL auctioneer : Hugh Edmeades from UK
Let’s follow and watch this bidding war as franchises are all set to break their Bank balance to grab Players with the ultimate goal of lifting the 2020 IPL trophy!
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