IPL Auction Live Updates 2023: Players Bought By CSK, RCB, SRH, KKR, MI, GT, LSG, PBKS, RR, DC, Players List, Remaining Purse Value
The IPL Auction 2023 is all set to get underway in Kochi on December 23rd, 2022. While a lot of senior Indian players have been retained by the franchises, the younger Indian talent will be in focus given the limited purse value each team has for the IPL Auction 2023.
SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) have the biggest purse value remaining with an amount equalling INR 42.25 Crores while Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have the lowest balance which amounts to INR 7.05 Crores.
A total of 405 players will go under the hammer in the IPL auction 2023. Out of these, there are 19 players who have kept themselves in the Rs. 2 crore bracket. There are 11 players who in the Rs. 1.5 crores bracket. There are 20 players in the bracket of Rs. 1 crore.
All the franchises released some of the players in to add some important money ahead of the IPL auctions in 2023. Some big names were released and some were traded by the IPL franchises. Delhi Capitals traded Shardul Thakur to KKR, GT traded Rahmanullah Gurbaz to KKR, and Royal Challengers Bangalore dealt Jason Behrendorff to Mumbai Indians.
Gujarat Titans transferred Lockie Ferguson to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). SRH has the biggest purse with 42.25 crores and KKR has the smallest with 7.05 crores. Let’s have a peek into how the teams are placed ahead of the mini-auction in Kochi.
IPL Auctions 2023: Gujarat Titans (GT)
Hardik Pandya led Gujarat Titans to a spectacular start, by winning the trophy in their inaugural season. The swashbuckling Indian all-rounder became the buzz of the town after his leadership abilities shone through in the competition’s 2022 edition.
The defending champions have transferred Lockie Ferguson and Rahmanullah Gurbaz to KKR and released Dominic Drakes, Gurkeerat Singh, Jason Roy, and Varun Aaron, leaving the franchise with a purse value of INR 19.25 crore ahead of the IPL Auction next month.
INR 19.25 crore
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Lockie Ferguson, Dominic Drakes, Gurkeerat Singh, Jason Roy, Varun Aaron.
Hardik Pandya (C), Shubman Gill, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudharsan, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Rashid Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Pradeep Sangwan, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, R Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad.
Chennai Super Kings, the four-time champions, have also made significant changes to their squad as they go in hunt for their fifth IPL title in 2023. Apart from adding some new players, CSK has also made some difficult decisions to release several players following a poor show in the 2022 season where they finished second-last on the points table.
It was a no-brainer to retain MS Dhoni for the 2023 season, despite all allegations, star Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has also been retained.
INR 20.45 Crore
Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Adam Milne, Hari Nishaanth, Chris Jordan, Bhagath Varma, KM Asif, Narayan Jagadeesan.
MS Dhoni, Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chowdhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki, Mahesh Theekshana.
IPL Auctions 2023: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
KKR retained 11 players and swapped in three, two from the Gujarat Titans and one from the Delhi Capitals. KKR will enter the auction with INR 7.5 crore. In 2022, the Kolkata franchise which has been very consistent throughout, had one of its worst seasons, finishing 7th in the points table last season.
Lockie Ferguson and Rahmanullah Gurbaz were acquired by the Knight Riders in a trade with the IPL 2022 champions Gujarat Titans. Another notable trade was that of the Delhi Capitals pace bowler Shardul Thakur.
INR 7.05 crore
Pat CumminsSam BillingsAman Khan, Shivam Mavi, Mohammad Nabi, Chamika Karunaratne, Aaron Finch, Alex Hales, Abhijeet Tomar, Ajinkya Rahane, Ashok Sharma, Baba Indrajith, Pratham Singh, Ramesh Kumar, Rasikh Salam, Sheldon Jackson.
Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh
IPL Auctions 2023: Delhi Capitals (DC)
The Delhi Capitals promised a lot but blew hot and cold throughout the season in the IPL last year, as they were knocked out of the playoffs race by the bottom-placed Mumbai Indians.
The Capitals had qualified for the playoffs in the previous three editions but struggled under the young leadership of Rishabh Pant. Shardul Thakur and Tim Seifert were released by the capital side, with the Shardul joining the KKR.
INR 19.45 crore
Shardul Thakur, Tim Seifert, Ashwin Hebbar, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh
Rishabh Pant (C), Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Vicky Ostwal, Aman Khan
IPL Auctions 2023: Mumbai Indians (MI)
Mumbai Indians are the most successful team in IPL history, having won a record five titles. However, things have not gone their way in the last few seasons, with the 2022 season being the most forgettable, with MI finishing last.
They will be trying to refresh their roster in any way possible and have made some key retentions and releases ahead of the high-octane IPL 2023 auction, which is set to take place in Kochi on December 23. Pollard was released from the squad and will take up the coaching role.
INR 20.55 CR
Kieron Pollard, Anmolpreet Singh, Aryan Juyal, Basil Thampi, Daniel Sams, Fabian Allen, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Murugan Ashwin, Rahul Buddhi, Riley Meredith, Sanjay Yadav, Tymal Mills
Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Tilak Varma, Jofra Archer, Tim David, Mohd Arshad Khan, Ramandeep Singh, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Tristan Stubbs, Kumar Kartikeya, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal
IPL Auctions 2023: Rajasthan Royals (RR)
The Rajsthan Royals had a fantastic season in 2022, finishing second in the points table. Devdutt Padikkal has been retained by the franchise ahead of the 2023 season.
RR released South African hitter Rassie van der Dussen and New Zealand batting all-rounder Daryl Mitchell. Despite having removed a number of world-class players from the squad, the franchise kept its core intact. The 2022 finalists will go into the auction next month with a remaining sum of 13.20 Cr.
INR 13.2 crore
Anunay Singh, Corbin Bosch, Daryl Mitchell, James Neesham, Karun Nair, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, Shubham Garhwal, Tejas Baroka.
Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, R. Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Kuldeep Sen, Dhruv Jurel, Kuldip Yadav
IPL Auctions 2023: Punjab Kings (PBKS)
Punjab Kings finished sixth in the IPL 2022 under Mayank’s captaincy. The franchise decided to let go of their captain to formulate a new combination. Shikhar Dhawan will lead the side in the 2023 season.
Despite having a quality squad, they didn’t live up to the expectations. Jonny Bairstow and Shahrukh Khan will return to the side for the next season. PBKS has the highest money in their purse will and be the team to watch out for in the upcoming auctions.
INR 32.2 Crore
Mayank Agarwal, Odean Smith, Vaibhav Arora, Benny Howell, Ishan Porel, Ansh Patel, Prerak Mankad, Sandeep Sharma, Writtick Chatterjee.
Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Rahul Chahar, Liam Livingstone, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Baltej Dhanda, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
IPL Auctions 2023: Sun Risers Hydrabad (SRH)
Sunrisers Hyderabad have yet to win the title since the 2016 edition, despite being relatively consistent in making the playoffs over the years. However, it appeared to be a different story last year, and there have been some significant changes in their team.
Williamson led the franchise in the IPL 2022, and they had a mediocre season, finishing in the bottom half of the points table. With only 216 runs in 13 innings, the New Zealand batsman fell short of his expectations. SRH has decided to let him go before the IPL Auction 2023.
INR 42.25 crore
Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Jagadeesha Suchith, Priyam Garg, Ravikumar Samarth, Romario Shepherd, Saurabh Dubey, Sean Abbott, Shashank Singh, Shreyas Gopal, Sushant Mishra, Vishnu Vinod.
Abdul Samad, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Kartik Tyagi, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Glenn Phillips, Fazalhaq Farooqi
IPL Auctions 2023: Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)
Lucknow Super Giants, one of the two new franchises, had a solid lineup and were one of the contenders to win the trophy with the kind of cricket they played, their total picks from the mega auction last year were fairly outstanding. Lucknow Super Giants finished third in the points table after the league stages.
In the eliminator, they were defeated by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, therefore ending their chances of winning the IPL in 2022. Ayush Badoni, one of their new stars, grabbed headlines with his poise and stroke-making, whereas Manish Pandey did not have the best season and was released by the franchise.
INR 23.35 Crore
Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Dushmantha Chameera, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder, Manish Pandey, Shahbaz Nadeem
KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Bishnoi, Quinton De Kock, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Mark Wood, K Gowtham, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Mayank Yadav.
IPL Auctions 2023: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
The franchise has failed to win an IPL trophy since the inaugural season and has been seeking it for a long time. They defeated the Lucknow Super Giants in the eliminator but were defeated by the Rajasthan Royals in the Qualifier two to terminate their IPL 2022 campaign. In the previous season, Faf du Plessis was named the franchise’s captain, and the seasoned batter finished as the team’s leading run-scorer.
Virat Kohli had a shockingly poor season, whilst Rajat Patidar and Dinesh Karthik had a successful season last year. The Royal Challengers Bangalore transferred Australian left-arm seamer Jason Behrendorff to the Mumbai Indians before of the mini-auction.
INR 8.75 crore
Jason Behrendorff, Aneeshwar Gautam, Chama Milind, Luvnith Sisodia, Sherfane Rutherford
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Siraj, Faf Du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Shahbaz Ahmad, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, David Willey.
IPL Auction 2023 Live Telecast Channel and Live Streaming Channel
For the live telecast of the IPL 2023 mini-auction, fans can switch to Star Sports Channels. Star Sports is the official broadcast rights for the next edition of IPL 2023 in India. Hence, they will also present the live telecast of the Indian Premier League 2023 auction on television.
Viacom 18 has digital rights for IPL 2023 in India and the Indian subcontinent. Hence, the Jio Tv app will present the live streaming of the auction. Since Star Sports is the official broadcaster, it might also present the match on its official app Disney+ Hotstar.
Rest of the World
Times Internet and Viacom 18 have the rights to broadcast IPL 2023 in countries outside India. Hence, Times Internet and Viacom 18 will present the live telecast and live streaming of the IPL 2023 auction to countries outside the Indian subcontinent.