23 Feb
Top 5 Buys of the IPL Auction 2021

It was a record-breaking IPL 2021 auction that saw over 100 Cr spent and 57 players receive contracts for the upcoming season. Fast bowlers and all-rounders were in high demand at this auction and it was the first time in IPL history that 4 players were sold for higher than 14 Cr in one auction. […]

20 Feb
Auction Round-Up: Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders

Royal Challengers Bangalore  The Royal Challengers Bangalore had the most amount of paddle lifting to do in this 2021 IPL auction, having spent the most amount of money amongst all teams. RCB landed 2 of the Top 3 most expensive buys at the auction and spent more than 80% of their available purse on two […]

19 Feb
Auction Round-Up: Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals

Mumbai Indians The main objective for Mumbai Indians in this auction was to replenish their overseas pace bowling Arsenal after releasing Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Mitchell McClenaghan and Lasith Malinga post IPL 2020. Their primary target for this role was Chris Morris and were willing to spend most of their budget on the South African […]

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Auction Round-Up: Chennai Super Kings and Rajashtan Royals

Chennai Super Kings Despite Chennai Super Kings having their worst season in IPL history in 2020, they kept the faith with most of their squad from last season which left them with very little to do in this auction. With the departures of Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson and Harbhajan Singh, their main targets for this […]

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Chennai Super Kings Auction Preview

Squad Size: 19 Purse Remaining: 22.9 Cr Available slots (Overseas): 6 (1) Who have they retained:  Even though Chennai finished at the bottom in IPL 2020, they have still retained 18 players from last season’s squad. The most interesting retention is that of Suresh Raina who opted out of the 2020 season in the UAE […]

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Delhi Capitals Auction Preview

Squad Size: 17 Purse Remaining: 12.9 Cr Available slots (Overseas): 8 (3) Who have they retained:  Delhi has largely kept the squad that reached the finals of IPL 2020 intact. Their Indian core is still strong as ever having retained their captain Shreyas Iyer as well as batsman Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya […]

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Kings XI Punjab Auction Preview

Squad Size: 16 Purse Remaining: 53.2 Cr Available slots (Overseas): 9 (5) Who have they retained:  Despite letting go of 9 players, KXIP has largely kept their core intact. KXIP had a strong second half last season and will want to continue that momentum into IPL 2021. Their Indian core of Rahul, Agarwal, Shami, Ravi […]

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Kolkata Knight Riders Auction Preview

Squad Size: 17 Purse Remaining: 10.75 Cr Available slots (Overseas): 8 (2) Who have they retained:  Despite a poor IPL 2020, KKR has kept the faith with most of their squad from the last season. They have retained the underperforming Kuldeep Yadav, who only played 5 games last season and picked up just 1 wicket. […]

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Mumbai Indians Auction Preview

Squad Size: 18 Purse Remaining: 15.35 Cr Available slots (Overseas): 7 (4) Who have they retained: Mumbai have won the last 2 IPL’s and as expected have not tinkered too much with their winning formula. They have retained their entire Indian core as well as the overseas trio of Kieron Pollard, Quinton De Kock and […]

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Rajasthan Royals Auction Preview

Squad Size: 16 Purse Remaining: 34.8 Cr Available slots (Overseas): 8 (3) Who have they retained:  Rajasthan Royals have appointed a new director of cricket in Kumar Sangakkara and have chosen to make Sanju Samson the new captain of the team. They have also retained the English trio of Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Jos […]