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IPL 2022 Mega Auction: 896 Indian and 318 International Players to go under the hammer

Updated: Feb 12, 2022

896 Indian and 318 International Players to go under the hammer in IPL 2022 Mega Auction

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: 896 Indian and 318 International Players to go under the hammer
IPL 2022 Mega Auction is scheduled to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru (©BCCI)

The 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction is around the corner and the players from different nations have already registered their names for the mega auction which is scheduled to be held on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru.

The deadline to register names for the mega auction was closed on January 20 following which, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Saturday released a detailed list of 1214 players that includes 270 capped, 903 uncapped and 41 associate nation players.

Category-wise list of Players

  • Capped Indian [61 players]

  • Capped International [209 players]

  • Uncapped Indians [692 players]

  • Uncapped International [62 players]

  • Associate Nations [41 players]

  • Uncapped Indian players who were a part of previous IPL seasons [143 players]

  • Uncapped International players who were a part of previous IPL seasons [6 players]

List of 318 Overseas Players (Country-wise)


No. of Players



South Africa


West Indies


Sri Lanka




New Zealand


























Players with Base Price of INR 2 Crore

Indian Players: Suresh Raina, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, Shikhar Dhawan, Shardul Thakur, Robin Uthappa, Umesh Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Shami, Devdutt Padikkal, Krunal Pandya, Harshal Patel, Ambati Rayudu, Ishan Kishan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Overseas Players: David Warner, Shakib Al Hasan, Mujeeb Zadran, Craig Overton, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, James Vince, David Willey, Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mustafizur Rahman, Sam Billings, Saqib Mahmood, Chris Jordan, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa, Mark Wood, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Quinton de Kock, Marchant de Lange, Faf du Plessis, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Evin Lewis, Odean Smith

Players with Base Price of INR 1.5 crore

Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Washington Sundar, Dawid Malan, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Aaron Finch, Chris Lynn, Nathan Lyon, Kane Richardson, Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan, Glenn Phillips, Tim Southee, Colin Ingram, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Nicholas Pooran

Players with Base Price of INR 1 Crore

Manish Pandey, Piyush Chawla, Prasidh Krishna, T Natarajan, Ajinkya Rahane, Nitish Rana, Tymal Mills, Aiden Markram, Rilee Rossouw, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Wanindu Hasaranga, Wriddhiman Saha, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Jayant Yadav, Mohammad Nabi, James Faulkner, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Riley Meredith, Josh Philippe, Liam Livingstone, Roston Chase, Sherfane Rutherford, D’arcy Short, Andrew Tye, Dan Lawrence, Ollie Pope, Devon Conway, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner

Players unavailable for IPL 2022 Auction

While some of the biggest names from the cricketing world have decided to go under the hammer, few have made themselves unavailable for this year's mega auction.

West Indies explosive opening batter Chris Gayle, Australia pacer Mitchell Starc, England pacer Jofra Archer, England all-rounders Ben Stokes and Sam Curran have not registered their names for the mega auction ahead of the upcoming IPL 2022.

Mitchell Starc has been opting out of playing in the mega tournament to keep himself fresh for Australia in the white-ball formats. As for Curran, he wants to focus on rehabilitation to make his comeback to the England cricket team.

Lucknow & Ahmedabad Franchises announced their Draft Picks

Ahead of the mega auction, the two new franchises, Lucknow and Ahmedabad, announced their three draft picks each. While Lucknow picked KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis and Ravi Bishnoi, Ahmedabad opted for Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan and Shubman Gill.

List of draft picks of new franchises with their prices

Team Ahmedabad

Hardik Pandya [Rs 15 crore]

Rashid Khan [Rs 15 crore]

Shubman Gill [Rs 8 crore]

Team Lucknow

KL Rahul [Rs 17 crore]

Marcus Stoinis [Rs 9.2 crore]

Ravi Bishnoi [Rs 4 crore]

Franchise-wise List of Retained Players & Purse Remaining

Mumbai Indians

Retained Players:

Rohit Sharma (INR 16 crore)

Jasprit Bumrah (INR 12 crore)

Suryakumar Yadav (INR 8 crore)

Kieron Pollard (INR 6 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 48 crore

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Retained Players:

Virat Kohli (INR 15 crore)

Glenn Maxwell (INR 11 crore)

Mohammed Siraj (INR 7 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 57 crore

Chennai Super Kings

Retained Players:

Ravindra Jadeja (INR 16 crore)

MS Dhoni (INR 12 crore)

Moeen Ali (INR 8 crore)

Ruturaj Gaikwad (INR 6 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 48 crore

Sunrisers Hyderabad

Retained Players:

Kane Williamson (INR 14 crore)

Abdul Samad (INR 4 crore)

Umran Malik (INR 4 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 68 crore

Rajasthan Royals

Retained Players:

Sanju Samson (INR 14 crore)

Jos Buttler (INR 10 crore)

Yashasvi Jaiswal (INR 4 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 62 crore

Delhi Capitals

Retained Players:

Rishabh Pant (INR 16 crore)

Axar Patel (INR 9 crore)

Prithvi Shaw (INR 7.5 crore)

Anrich Nortje (INR 6.5 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 47.5 crore

Punjab Kings

Retained Players:

Mayank Agarwal (Rs 12 crore)

Arshdeep Singh (Rs 4 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 72 crore


Retained Players:

Hardik Pandya (INR 15 crores)

Rashid Khan (INR 15 crores)

Shubman Gill (INR 8 crores)

Purse Remaining: INR 52 crore


Retained Players:

KL Rahul (INR 17 crore)

Marcus Stoinis (INR 9.2 crore)

Ravi Bishnoi (INR 4 crore)

Purse Remaining: INR 58 crore

The 10-team IPL 2022 is expected to kick off on March 27 and will conclude in May end.


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