On Wednesday, representatives from each of the Indian Premier League (IPL) teams will fly to Kochi in preparation for the IPL 2023 auction. Thursday is the day that the 10-team franchises assemble and the mock auction will take place.
The D-DAY event is set to take place in Kochi on December 23rd (Friday). In addition, the officials of the IPL franchises are gearing up and preparing themselves diligently in order to perfect their auction strategy. A total of 163 players from the franchises’ current rosters have been kept on for the upcoming season.
IPL 2023 Auction will take place on two floors of the Grand Hyatt on Bolgatty island in Kochi, which was booked by BCCI. On December 23, the mini-auction will go for a total of seven hours, with a break of one hour scheduled in the middle.
On December 21, prior to the day of the auction, IPL franchise representatives will meet with members of the IPL governing council. On this day, the franchises will receive more information regarding the availability of players. Another round of talks with broadcasters will take place on the 22nd of December in order to simulate an auction.
- 10 Teams have already retained 163 Players
- Auction will be conducted for 87 SLOTS
- 30 SLOTS are left for foreign cricketers
- Total Player Purse left with franchises – 206.5 CR
- Franchises have already spent 743.5 Crores on players
- 991 players have an entire IPL Auction
For the first time ever, the Indian Premier League will be aired on two different networks. JioCinema will provide LIVE Streaming of the Indian Premier League 2023, whereas Star Sports Network will provide LIVE coverage of the IPL Auction on television. As a direct result of this, the sequence of events may take a different path. The proprietors of the team and a select group of assistants are scheduled to arrive in Kochi on the 20th and 21st of December.
IPL 2023 Auction Purse:
- Mumbai Indians: Rs 20.55 Crore
- Chennai Super Kings: Rs 20.45 Crore
- Delhi Capitals: Rs 19.45 Crore
- Rajasthan Royals: Rs 13.2 Crore
- Lucknow Super Giant: Rs 23.35 Crore
- Royal Challengers Bangalore: Rs 8.75 Crore
- Gujarat Titans: Rs 19.25 Crore
- Kolkata Knight Riders: Rs 7.05 Crore
- Punjab Kings: Rs 32.2 Crore
- Sunrisers Hyderabad: Rs 42.25 Crore