IPL 2019 auction LIVE: today 350 cricketers will go under the hammer at Jaipur

IPL 2019 auction LIVE: today 350 cricketers will go under the hammer at Jaipur

IPL Player Auction 2019 Live: Top names such as Mitchell Starc, Gautam Gambhir, Brendon McCullum, and Yuvraj Singh will probably be up for grabs with the player auction to the edition of this Indian Premier League being hauled on December 18 at Jaipur. A maximum of 70 slots is available with 50 of these being for players, to be filled. Kings XI Punjab gets the highest budget for the auction, together with Rs. 36.20 crores in their purse. They introduced 11 players out of their squad for the 2018 year, and have 15 slots to fill. Chennai Super Kings, the defending champions, have the cheapest budget of Rs. 8.4 crores having released only two players from their winning squad. 

IPL Auction 2019 will be held this time, as against 2 days in preceding years’ practice, with auctioneer and at a city. A total of 350 cricketers, for example, 228 Indians, will go under the hammer at today’s IPL 2019 auctions. Originally, around 1,000 players registered for the auction; this number was decreased to 350 after franchises filed their choices. 

Available purse and franchise positions 

Franchise Slot available Salary cap available 
CSK 2 (overseas 0) Rs 84 mn (8.4 cr) 
DC (DD) 10(overseas 3) Rs 255 mn (25.5 cr) 
KXIP 15 (overseas 4) Rs 362 mn (36.2 cr) 
KKR 12 (overseas 5) Rs 152 mn (15.2 cr) 
MI 7 (overseas 1) Rs 111.5 mn (11.15 cr) 
RR 9 (overseas 3) Rs 209.5 mn (20.95 cr) 
RCB 10 (overseas 2) Rs 181.5 mn (18.15 cr) 
SRH 5 (Overseas 2) Rs 97 mn (9.7 cr 


All the eight franchises have decided to part ways with some of their own stalwarts. For Example, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) published Yuvraj Singh, and Delhi Daredevils, renamed Delhi Capitals today, let go of Gautam Gambhir. Despite being named the captain for Delhi Gambhir had played any part in IPL 2018. Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh will come back to the auction pool. 

In the IPL 2019 auction, you will find 119 restricted, 229 uncapped and 2 players from nations that are associated. There is absolutely no Indian player on the player list. 


Base price Players 
Rs 20 mn (2 cr) 9 (No Indians) 
Rs 15 mn (1.5 cr) 10 (1 Indians) 
Rs 10 mn (1 cr) 19 (4 Indians) 
Rs 7.5 mn (75 lakh) 18 (2 Indians) 
Rs 5 mn (50 lakh) 62 (18 Indians) 
Rs 4 mn (40 lakh) 7 (No Indians) 
Rs 3 mn (30 lakh) 8 (5 Indians) 
Rs 2 mn (20 lakh) 213 (196 Indians) 


Date and Day: December 18, Tuesday

Time: 2:30 pm (IST) onwards

Venue: Jaipur

IPL 2019 auction telecast will be accessible on Start Sports 1 HD.

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