All that you need to know about the IPL 2022 auction

When and where

At 12pm (6.30am GMT) on February 12 and 13 at Hotel ITC Gardenia in Bengaluru. The auction will be broadcast on the Star Sports network in India

Total retained players

A total of 27 players have been retained by the eight existing franchises, while the two new teams -  have acquired three players each.

Total available players

A total of 590 players (370 Indian and 220 foreign) will be up for grabs. This shortlist was pruned from the original list of 1214 players

Total available players

minimum and  maximum players

Each team should have a minimum of 18 players and a maximum of 25 players in their squad.

source - espn cric info

auction process

The players have been divided into different sets based on their speciality, barring a group of ten marquee players who will open the auction.

distribution of capped  and uncapped players

There are a total of 229 capped players, 354 uncapped and seven players from the Associate teams

lowest and highest  base price

The lowest is INR 20 lakh (USD 27000 approx.) and the highest is INR 2 crore (USD 270,000 approx.)

youngest and oldest players

Youngest player is Afghanistan's 17-year-old Noor Ahmad. and oldest player in the auction is 43 year old Imran Tahir.

The auctioneer

It will be Hugh Edmeades. He took over from Richard Madley in 2018 and has been hosting the IPL auction ever since