England and Australia have the highest number of players in the base price of Rs. 2 crores, see the complete list here

IPL 2024 auction: There are less than two weeks left for the auction for IPL 2024. This auction is going to be held on 19th December. The base prices of 1166 players participating in this auction have also been decided. The category with the highest base price is Rs 2 crore. A total of 25 players have registered in this base price. There are only four players from India in this category but there are plenty of players from Australia and England. 7-7 players from these two countries have kept their base price at Rs 2-2 crores.

This is the list with base price of Rs 2 crore
India:
Harshal Patel, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, Kedar Jadhav.
England: Harry Brook, Tom Banton, Ben Duckett, Jamie Overton, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Chris Woakes.
Australia: Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Shaun Abbott.
South Africa: Gerald Coetzee, Riley Rousseau, Rassie Van Der Dussen.
New Zealand: Lockie Ferguson.
Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews.
Bangladesh: Mustafizur Rahman.
Afghanistan: Mujeeb ur Rehman.

Luck of 77 players will shine
Out of 1166 players taking part in the auction, only a maximum of 77 players have to shine. In fact, the total available slots for all 10 franchises are only 77. Of these, a maximum of 30 slots will be available for foreign players. The total amount available with the franchises for these 77 vacant slots is Rs 262.95 crore. That means an average of Rs 3.40 crore is available per slot. In such a situation, it can be said that some very big bets can be made in this mini auction.

73 players were retained
A total of 173 players were retained by 10 franchises for the next IPL auction. Of these, 50 players are foreigners. The total expenditure on these retained players is Rs 737.05 crore. Let us tell you that for this season of IPL, 10 franchises have a total amount of one thousand crores.

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