IPL 2018 Auctions
Star Sports has won IPL 2018 media rights. IPL Player auctions for 2018 are expected shortly.
Chennai super kings and Rajasthan Royals are back to IPL 2018. And They are looking to retain their old team particularly chennai. Dhoni has made his choice clear in many press meets.
Expected Top auction players:
Krishmar Santokie, Kesrick Williams, Evin Lewis, Rayad Emrit, Chadwick Walton. New Teams have written to IPL authorities asking for a retention policy. It was thought all players will be put in the auction pool but there is a demand for retention. There is also a suggestion for matching cards system.
IPL 2018 Media Auction Results:
Star India was declared as the winner of the IPL media rights from 2018 for 5 years. Star Sports won the auction with a consolidated global bid worth Rs 16347.50 crore and Star outbid Sony’s bid of Rs 11058 crore to bag the rights.
IPL 2018 Player & Team Auctions:
Popular Questions regarding IPL 2018 auctions to be answered.
- Will there be a fresh auction for players like Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit, etc?
- Will there be a common pool for sale ?
- Do you think Vijay Mallya will visit India for Auctions ?
- Whom do you think will get highest price if all the players including Dhoni, Gayle, Rohit, Kohli, etc. are put in the open IPL auction?
- How many players can a team retain in the IPL 2018?
IPL 2017 Auction Results:
Ben Stokes, allrounder from england fetched the highest bid price of Rs 14 crore from Rising Pune team. He is now the costliest foreign player to be bought in the history of IPL while an other England player Tymal Mills got Rs 12 crore from Royal Challengers Bangalore.