The Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to welcome two new franchises from the 15th season in 2022. There will be a mega auction before the main action. All the teams are allowed to retain the maximum of four players.
Deadline by which franchises have to submit the names of retained players
The franchises will have to submit the list by November 30.
Number of overseas and Indian players a franchise can retain
A maximum of 4 players can be retained by a franchise. Of these, a maximum of two can be overseas players.
How will the two new franchises will select players?
From the pool of players who will be released by 8 teams. The two new franchises will be allowed to pick three players each and the players picked will not be a part of mega auction in December.
Cost of retained players
The prices of the players will be decided on the basis of number of players each franchise retains.
4 players: INR 42 crores (16cr, 12cr, 8cr and 6cr)
3 players: 33 crores (15cr, 11cr and 7cr)
2 players: 22 crores (14cr and 10cr)
1 player: 14 crores (14cr for if capped and 4cr if uncapped)
Players likely to be retained by franchises
CSK: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali/Sam Curran, Ruturaj Gaikwad
KKR: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Shubman Gill/Venkatesh Iyer, Varun Chakravarthy
RCB: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal
DC: Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, Avesh Khan/Axar Patel
RR: Ben Stokes, , Jos Buttler
SRH: Rashid Khan, Jonny Bairstow/Kane Williamson
MI: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard
PBKS: Mayank Agarwal, Ravi Bishnoi
Date of mega-auction
The mega auction is expected to take place in December