IPL Auction began on Wednesday in Bengaluru as organized. Auction started with its 16 lead players. Each player has base value of approximate 2 crore. On the order of the apex court, Supreme Court said that verdict would be without partisanship.

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Some changes in the rules are made by IPL Governing Council to regulate the rule. In which eight franchisees will work together. This two day player-bidding started with Rs.274.50 crore which was put on the table by 8 franchisees.

Players who are queue of auction include 514 players which with 219 capped players (refers to whether the player has played in any international games) and 292 uncapped players.

16 lead players were divided in to two groups. These groups have Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Mahela Jayawardene, Mitchell Johnson, M Vijay, David Warner, George Bailey, Faf du Plessis, , Jacques Kallis Michael Hussey, Zaheer Khan, Brendon McCullum, Amit Mishra and Darren Sammy, Kevin Pietersen, Dinesh Karthik.

Auction will be followed by their specification like All-rounder, batsman, bowler, Wicket Keeper etc.


Auction Instruction

  • Player Contract in IPL Auction says League fee to be evoked in INR for all player.
  • Overseas players would be paid according to their choice.
  • All capped and uncapped players whether they played or not in IPL 2013 can make their entry in Auction.
  • According to the new precept, each squad incorporates minimum 16 players but not more than 27 players, in which they may include 9 overseas players.
  • Format of Auction 2014 is similar as 2013 auction. It has updated some regulation for franchisees such as “rights to match”.
  • The counts of ‘rights to match’ for any franchise will depend on the number of players that retained in advance by franchise.
  • No further bidding is possible by any other franchisee.
  • Maximum 4 capped players may take by Franchises.

Retained Players and Money Left with Each Franchise

IPL Auctioned Players with their Bidding Prices 2014
IPL Teams Cricketer’s Name Bidding Price
Chennai Super Kings (
Remaining purse: Rs. 21 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: One)
MS Dhoni Rs. 12.5 crore
Suresh Raina Rs. 9.5 crore
Ravindra Jadeja Rs. 7.5 crore
Ravichandran Ashwin Rs. 5.5 crore
Dwayne Bravo Rs. 4 crore
Kings XI Punjab (
Remaining purse: Rs. 43.5 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: Two)
David Miller Rs. 12.5 crore
Manan Vohra Rs. 4 crore
Kolkata Knight Riders (
Remaining purse: Rs. 38 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: Two)
Gautam Gambhir Rs. 12.5 crore
Sunil Narine Rs. 9.5 crore
Mumbai Indians (
Remaining purse: Rs. 21 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: One)
Rohit Sharma Rs 12.5 crore
Lasith Malinga Rs 9.5 crore
Kieron Pollard Rs 7.5 crore
Harbhajan Singh Rs 5.5 crore
Ambati Rayudu Rs 4 crore
Rajasthan Royals (
Remaining purse: Rs. 21 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: One)
Shane Watson Rs 12.5 crore
James Faulkner Rs 9.5 crore
Ajinkya Rahane Rs 7.5 crore
Stuart Binny Rs 5.5 crore
Sanju Samson Rs 4 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore (
Remaining purse: Rs. 30.5 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: One)
Virat Kohli Rs 12.5 crore
Chris Gayle Rs 9.5 crore
AB de Villiers Rs 7.5 crore
Sunrisers Hyderabad (
Remaining purse: Rs. 38 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: Two)
Shikhar Dhawan Rs 12.5 crore
Dale Steyn Rs 9.5 crore
Delhi Daredevils (
Remaining purse: Rs. 60 crore and
Right-To-Match cards: Three)
No players retained

What is Right to Match

If the bidder is satisfied that bids for any player, who was in any of franchise, is done. Then hammer will bring down by the bidder. It promulgates that player is “sold”. Franchise which previously owned that player wishes to exercise its remaining “right to match”.

Player can be taken by any agency the amount of his final bid price set in player auction. Further bidding is not allowed for franchises and “right to match” also says that franchises take maximum 4 capped players before the auction.