IPL Auction Live | 332 players enter the fray with 77 slots up for grabs

The Indian Premier League (IPL) Player Auction — being held overseas for the first time — will see 332 players attracting a bid for a maximum of 77 slots at the Coca Cola Arena in Dubai on Tuesday.

Of the 332 players, 214 are Indians and 119 are foreigners.

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Chennai Super Kings (₹31.4 crores), Mumbai Indians (₹17.75 crores), Royal Challengers Bangalore (₹23.25 crore), Kolkata Knight Riders (₹32.7 crores), Gujarat Titans (₹38.15 crores), Sunrisers Hyderabad (₹34 crores), Delhi Capitals (₹28.95 crores), Punjab Kings (₹29.1 crores), Lucknow Super Giants (₹13.15 crore) and Rajasthan Royals (₹14.5 crores) will look to spend their remaining amount to fill their last slots in their squad. 

Australia’s ODI World Cup stars, especially left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc, opening batter Travis Head and captain Pat Cummins, will hope to rake in the big bucks. 

New Zealand’s promising all-rounder Rachin Ravindra and India’s Shardul Thakur — the only member of the World Cup squad to be in the auction — will also attract interest from the franchises.

The auction begins at 1 p.m.

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