The well-known and the biggest T20 tournament in the world, the Indian Premier League (IPL), 11th season, 2018 is all set to begin from the month of April 2018. The retention list of the players is released already by the committee and only the IPL 2018 auction is yet to be conducted. The IPL 2018 Auction is scheduled to be conducted on January 27th and January 28th in Bengaluru. The base prices of the players participating in the IPL 2018 auction have also been announced.
The final IPL 2018 Auction players list has been declared. A total of 578 players will be undergoing the screening process, i.e. the IPL 2018 auction. Out of these 578 players, there are 360 capped and rest uncapped Indian players placed for the IPL 2018 Auction. If you don’t know the meaning of capped or uncapped players, here is the meaning – capped players means they have represented India in international cricket and uncapped means the players who have never represented India in any international cricket.
A portion of the greatest names in international cricket will change hands for immense measures of cash amid this IPL 2018 Auction as teams try and set up together a winning mix of players. In IPL 2018 auction, the auction procedure guarantees to be an awesome one, with two IPL teams coming back from suspension and an entire host of enormous names accessible for clubs to target.
IPL 2018 Auction Players List
You can find the various details and the IPL 2018 Auction players list with the reserve price stored for each player in the official website for IPL 2018. Various new as well as the experienced players are a part of IPL 2018 auction this year, which happens every year usually. Few uncapped players from India who are a part of IPL 2018 auction player list are the one to keep an eye on. This is because they are extremely talented players who can get a good platform to perform with international players. The base price for all these players is fixed at INR 20 lakhs. These players are as follows –
- Prithvi Shaw – He is the one, who scored 546 while he was 14 years old, the record of the highest score by an Indian in the category of minor cricket was done by him in a school match. Plays for Senior Mumbai team in Ranji Trophy. He also has a record of scoring a century in his debut Ranji Trophy match.
- Shubman Gill – Played 2 Ranji Trophy for Punjab, out of which he hit a century in one. He is a right-handed
- Kamlesh Nagarkoti – Right-arm fast bowler, who has a record of a hat trick in domestic one day cricket. He is a real quick bowler.
- Rajneesh Gurbani – Second – highest wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy. Plays for Vidarbha team in Ranji Trophy.
- Sai Kishore – Plays Ranji Trophy for Tamil Nadu. He is a left-arm spinner and also was a leading wicket-taker in the Tamil Nadu Premier League.
- K Gowtham – An off-spinner who has played Ranji Trophy for Karnataka. He was also a part of Mumbai Indians, but he did not get any game to play. He is the fifth highest wicket-taker in Ranji trophy.
Few changes in IPL 2018 Auction
This year, we can witness few changes in the IPL 2018 Auction. The player salary cap and the squad size has been changed for this year’s IPL 2018 Auction. The salary cap has been increased to INR 80 lakh and the squad size has been decreased to 25 domestic players with additional 8 overseas players. Each and every cricket fan, IPL fans are waiting for the IPL 2018 Auction to be held and are eagerly waiting for the auction results to see which player gets into which IPL team this year.