The mega auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 concluded on Sunday in Bengaluru following a two-day frenzied action, setting the tone for what should be another entertaining season of T20 cricket. After spending a total of Rs 551.70 crore at the Bengaluru mega-auction, the ten teams purchased a total of 204 players.
Teams spent a lot of money on overseas stars in the first few seasons of the IPL, but on Saturday, home-grown talent was in high demand, with teams reserving their top offers for them.
The Mumbai Indians paid Rs 8 crore for England pacer Jofra Archer during the expedited portion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) mega auction on Sunday. Rovman Powell of the West Indies was sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.8 crore, while Devon Conway of New Zealand was selected by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 1 crore.
Yash Dhull, the captain of the India U19 World Cup team, was sold to Delhi Capitals, while all-rounder Raj Bawa and Rajvardhan Hangargekar were sold to Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings, respectively.
IPL 2022 Auction summary
Chennai Super Kings – 25 players, 8 overseas, Rs 2.95 crore remaining.
Delhi Capitals – 24 players, 7 overseas, Rs 10 lakh remaining.
Kolkata Knight Riders – 25 players, 8 overseas, Rs 45 lakh remaining.
Mumbai Indians – 25 players, 8 overseas, Rs 10 lakh remaining.
Punjab Kings – 25 players, 7 overseas, Rs 3.45 crore remaining.
Rajasthan Royals – 24 players, 8 overseas, Rs 95 lakh remaining.
Royal Challengers Bangalore – 22 players, 8 overseas, Rs 1.55 crore remaining.
Sunrisers Hyderabad – 23 players, 8 overseas, Rs 10 lakh remaining.
Lucknow Super Giant– 21 players, 7 overseas, Rs 0 remaining.
Gujarat Titans – 23 players, 8 overseas, Rs 15 lakh remaining.
Here are the full squads of all the 10 teams for the IPL 2022 auction
Retained players: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah and Suryakumar Yadav.
Players bought at Auction: Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, N Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Mohammad Arshad Khan, Ramandeep Singh, Anmolpreet Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen.
Kolkata Knight Riders
Retained players: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer and Varun Chakravarthy.
Players bought at Auction: Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Umesh Yadav, Aman Khan.
Retained players: Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya and Rashid Khan.
Players bought at Auction: Jason Roy, Mohammad Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmad, R Sai Kishore, Dominic Drakes, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Gurkeerat Singh.
Chennai Super Kings
Retained players: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali and Ruturaj Gaikwad.
Players bought at Auction: Robin Uthappa, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma.
Retained players: Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw and Anrich Nortje.
Players bought at Auction: David Warner, Mitch Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin Hebbar, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, KS Bharat, Sarfaraz Khan, Mandeep Singh, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungisani Ngidi, Tim Seifert, Vicky Ostwal.
Lucknow Super Giants
Retained players: KL Rahul, Ravi Bishnoi and Marcus Stoinis.
Players bought at Auction: Quinton de Kock, Manish Pandey, Jason Holder, Deepak Hooda, Krunal Pandya, Mark Wood, Avesh Khan, Ankit Rajpoot, K Gowtham, Dushmanta Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav.
Retained players: Mayank Agarwal and Arshdeep Singh.
Players bought at Auction: Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapakse, Benny Howell.
Retained players: Sanju Samson, Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler.
Players bought at Auction: R Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, James Neesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, Daryl Mitchell.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Retained players: Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell and Mohammed Siraj.
Players bought at Auction: Faf du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Shahbaz Ahamad, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudessai, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Luvnith Sisodia, David Willey.
Retained players: Kane Williamson, Umran Malik and Abdul Samad.
Players bought at Auction: Washington Sundar, Nicholas Pooran, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Kartik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, Jagadeesha Suchith, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Romario Shepherd, Sean Abbott, R Samarth, Shashank Singh, Saurabh Dubey, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Glenn Phillips, Vishnu Vinod.