IPL Auction 2020 Date, time, player list, location, LIVE broadcast: the auction of players for the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League will be held next week, with several important names for franchisees seeking to find the pieces Team building puzzle finals.
A total of 971 players (713 Indians and 258 foreign players) had registered for this year’s IPL auction, of which only 332 have been shortlisted for franchises. The eight teams will seek to fill 73 spaces and a maximum of 29 foreign players can be chosen. The IPL 2020 auction will be a one-day affair and foreign players are expected to be the biggest attraction.
IPL 2020 auction Date, time and place
The BCCI had already confirmed that the IPL 2020 auction will be held in Kolkata this year on December 19. This is the first time Kolkata organizes the event. The IPL auction will begin at 2:30 pm on the date mentioned and will continue until the evening. BCCI had changed the time of the auction a few years ago to attract the most viewers.
The Indian Premier League auction can be seen at Star Sports and Hotstar. The station confirmed through a tweet that the auction will be broadcast on most of its channel. “December 19 from 2:30 PM, LIVE on Star Sports 1 Hindi / 1 HD Hindi, Star Sports First, 1 Tamil, 1 Telugu, 1 Kannada, 1 Bangla; from 3:20 PM on Select 1 / 1 HD “he said. The live broadcast of IPL Auction 2020 online will also be available on Hotstar.
List of IPL Auction 2020 players
The full list of players is expected to be published before the auction, but big names under the hammer include hitter Robin Uthappa left pacemaker Jaydev Unadkat and foreign stars such as Aaron Finch and Chris Lynn.
Uthappa is expected to be the most wanted Indian player and has the highest base price of Rs 1.5 crores rupees. He will be part of the first group of players that will go under the hammer that also includes Aaron Finch, Chris Lynn, Jason Roy, and Eoin Morgan.
Among foreign players, Glenn Maxwell can start a bidding war. The Australian all-terrain will be available for a base price of Rs 2 crore and is part of the second set that includes Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Marsh, Dale Steyn, and Angelo Mathews.