IPL Auction 2023 Live Updates: Harry Brook sold to SRH for Rs 13.25 crore.© BCCI
IPL Auction 2023 Live Updates: The mini-auction for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is on in Kochi. There was intense bidding war for England’s Harry Brook between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Ultimately, SRH bought him for a whopping Rs 13.25 crore. They also bought Mayank Agarwal For Rs 8.25 crore. Kane Williamson has been sold to Gujarat Titans for 2 crores. Veteran India batter Ajinkya Rahane was picked by Chennai Super Kings For his base price of Rs 50 lakh. Joe Root and Rillee Rossouw went sold. This year’s auction will see 405 players going under the hammer. However, there are only 87 slots available to the teams, with a total purse of INR 183.15 crores.
Here are the Live Updates of the IPL Mini Auction 2023 from Kochi
IPL Auction 2023: Joe Root, Rilee Rossouw unsold!
Joe Root is unsold at his base price of 1 crore. None of the franchises were interested in him. Rilee Rossouw follows him and he is also unsold. His base price was 2 crore.
IPL Auction 2023: Ajinkya Rahane sold to CSK for 50 lakh!
Ajinkya Rahane has been sold to CSK for his base price of 60 lakh. No competition and CSK will pick him with ease. Prima facie, this seems like a good bargain for CSK!
IPL Auction 2023: Mayank Agwarwal sold to SRH for 8.25 crore!
Okay, so here is some really intense battle going on between SRH and CSK. The bidding has gone over 7 crores. It is at 8.25 crore now with SRH making the last bid. CSK won’t come in between this time and SRH lock it at the amount. Agarwal is theirs now!
IPL Auction 2023: Bidding war for Mayank is on!
SRH have entered the bidding war for Mayank Agwarwal at the moment. The bid has already gone at 5.75 crore with SRH making the last bid. The CSK camp is contemplating, and there they go, it’s a 6 crore bid from them. SRH make it 6.25. It is getting interesting!
IPL Auction 2023: Mayank Agarwal under the hammer!
Mayank Agarwal is currently under the hammer. CSK and PBKS seem much interested in the player. The bid is currenly at 3.80 crore with CSK making the last bid. Some discussion in the PBKS camp, will they go forward? Let’s see…
IPL Auction 2023: Brook sold to SRH for 13.25 crore!
Both SRH and RR are not stepping back and that sees the bid for Brook go over 13 crores. RCB have made the bid and RR have held themselves this time from bidding. This seems the final touch. 1,2 and 3. Yes, guys, it is SRH that will get the services of Harry Brook for a whopping sum of 13.25 crore.
IPL Auction 2023: Bid for Brook goes over 10 crores
This is crazy stuff! Harry Brook as expected is set to fetch some real big amount and the bidding war for him is not over yet. It has gone over 10 crores at the moment with SRH and RR contesting for him. Okay, make it over 11.
IPL Auction 2023: Harry Brook in demand!
Harry Brook is under the hammer at the moment… Royal Challengers Banglaore and Rajasthan Royals are in the bidding war. Okay, his value has gone over 5 crores. It is going further beyond guys, it’s over 7.25 now. Look at the interest of the bidders, they are ready to pay over 8 crores. Sunrisers Hyderabad have entered the bidding war against Rajasthan Royals.
IPL Auction 2023: Williamson sold to Gujarat Titans!
No competition and Kane Williamson has been sold to Gujarat Titans for his base price of 2 crore.
IPL Auction 2023: Bidding starts with Kane Williamson!
Kane Williamson is under the hammer at the moment,. The bidding starts with him. He has a base price of 2 crores.
IPL Auction 2023: Event kicks off!
The auction has started in Kochi. Some formalities and we will soon be entering the bidding zone. Are you all excited? Stay connected folks and we will be providing you all the updates in the earliest possible time!
IPL Auction: Which team has the highest purse remaining?
Out of the overall 95-crore purse allotted to each team after the addition of Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants in IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad have the highest remaining purse amount of 42.25 crore. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders have the lowest with a sum of 7.05 crore. Have a look at the entire list HERE
IPL Auction: What is the base price of players?
We are only a few minutes away from the start of the auction that will see a total of 405 players go under the hammer. A total of 19 players enter into the auction with a base price of 2-crore each, while 11 have a base price of 1.5-crore each. Check out the base price of each player HERE
IPL Auction: The top names
11 players are in the auction list with a base price of INR 1.5 crore. Manish Pandey and Mayank Agarwal are the two Indian players in the list of 20 cricketers with a base price of INR 1 crore.
IPL Auction: What will be the teams’ strategy?
From the 2023 season onwards, the X-Factor substitution has also been allowed which effectively makes it a 12-man team per side for each match. The franchises, hence, would need to keep this aspect in mind before bidding for their desired players.
IPL Auction: And some more rules!
The number of Indian players in each squad can vary from 17 to 25, neither less nor more. When it comes to the overseas lot, a maximum of 8 players can be bought. Any player going unsold in the initial rounds can be brought back later.
IPL Auction: Some more rules!
The franchises have to spend 75 percent of their overall purse balance at all cost. No Right To Match (RTM) card has been allowed this time.
IPL Auction: Rules explained
Contrary to the last season, the franchises have gotten INR 5 crore extra to spend this time around. The said amount has been added to their overall purse balance.
IPL Auction: List of all the players!
Here is the list of players who are all set to go under the hammer in Kochi later today. Click here
IPL Auction: HELLO!
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the IPL 2023 mini-auction from Kochi. 991 players have registered for this year’s auction, with only 405 making the final list. However, only 87 slots are for grabs.
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