We are just about three months away from the start of the much awaited cricket extravaganza, the tenth season of the Indian Premier League, but the buzz among the fans have started as the auction is all set to be held on February 4. This auction is the important part of the world’s most popular T20 league as with the help of this, franchises want to get the best players into their squad.
The cricket players from all over the world take part in this auction and teams franchises bid huge amount of money on these players.
Ahead of this auction, many franchises, including Mumbai Indians, Pune Supergiants among others, have released their big star players from their squad.
Important Players Released
Kevin Pieterson (Rising Pune Supergiants)
Corey Anderson ( Mumbai Indians)
Imran Tahir (Delhi Daredevils)
Chrius Jordan (Royal Challangers Bangalore)
Morne Morkel (Gujarat Lions)
Eoin Morgan (Sunrisers Hyderabad)
The IPL 2017 auction, scheduled to be held on 4th February 2017 in Bengaluru, will be the final edition under the existing 10-year contract. The venue is yet to be decided.
The auction will start at around 9 am IST.
Teams Taking Part
The teams who will take part in the IPL auction 2017 are Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions.