At what time does the auction start on Thursday?
1500 IST. The auction will happen on the ITC Grand Chola Hotel in Chennai on February 18.
What are the important thing issues to know about this auction?
A complete of 292 gamers will hope to appeal to a bid for the 61 slots accessible in the course of the auction. The record consists of 164 Indians and 128 abroad gamers, together with three from affiliate members of the International Cricket Council. Among the Indians, Hanuma Vihari (Rs 1 crore) and Cheteshwar Pujara (Rs 50 lakh) will hope that their latest exploits within the Test collection in Australia will end in a return to the IPL fold.
It stays to be seen whether or not Kedar Jadhav (Rs 2 crore) and Piyush Chawla (Rs 50 lakh) appeal to bids after being launched by the Chennai Super Kings.
Who are the large abroad names within the auction?
Some of the largest names to go below the hammer on Thursday are Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, Steve Smith, Shakib-Al-Hasan, Alex Hales and Marnus Labuschagne and Moeen Ali.
Will gamers be auctioned as per some classes?
The first set shall be of specialist batsmen, adopted by allrounders, wicketkeeper-batsmen, quick bowlers and lastly spinners. The auction will start with capped gamers adopted by the uncapped ones.
Who will the auctioneer be?
Hugh Edmeades will conduct the auction like final yr.
Will IPL 2021 auction be telecast reside?
The auction shall be proven reside on Star Sports.
What about IPL franchises’ purse?
Chennai Super Kings: 19.9 crore
Mumbai Indians: 15.35 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore: 35.4 crore
Sunrisers Hyderabad: 10.75 crore
Delhi Capitals: 13.4 crore
Kings XI Punjab: 53.2 crore
Rajasthan Royals: 37.85 crore
Kolkata Knight Riders: 10.75 crore