IPL 2021 Auction Live- England test team captain Joe Root, Australian pacer Mitchell Starc, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and India’s S Sreesanth were among the 1097 players who registered for the much-awaited IPL 2021 auction to be held on February 18. The auction will start at 3:00 PM IST.
Left-arm pacer Arjun Tendulkar, son of the former indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, also enrolled in the auction with a base price of Rs 20 lakh.
A total of 814 players from India and 283 from overseas – registered for the auction with most entries coming from the West Indies (56) followed by Australia (42) and South Africa (38).
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Kings XI Punjab go into the auction with the biggest purse available at with Rs 53.20 crore, followed by RCB (Rs 35.90 crore), RR (Rs 34.85 crore), CSK (Rs 22.90 crore), MI (Rs 15.35 crore), DC (Rs 12.9 crore) and Rs 10.75 crore each for KKR and SRH.
The country-wise breakdown of 283 overseas players is listed below –