IPL Auction 2018: When and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming


After a long journey of 10 years, all teams in Indian Premier League (IPL) will wear a new look with most of their players going under the hammer in ipl auction 2018 on January 27th-28th in Bengaluru.

A total of 578 players — pruned from the initial list of 1122 — will go under the hammer under eight distinct slabs.

A total of 62 capped and 298 uncapped Indian cricketers will vie for the available slots with 182 capped overseas cricketers, 34 uncapped overseas players and two cricketers from Associate nations.

While there is considerable buzz about who the top buys could be, names of 16 'marquee players' have been confirmed, England superstars Ben Stokes and Joe Root will be amongst the 16 marquee players up for grabs during the the IPL Players' Auction, which is set to take place in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28. Current Indian superstars like R Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane have also opted for the highest base price in the auction.

With INR 2 crore as the highest reserve price, 36 players, including 13 Indians, have opted for the top bracket. Marquee Players R Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Christopher Gayle, Ben Stokes, Kane Williamson, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Mitchell Starc, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Shakib Hasan – each priced at INR 2 crore – will set the tone as an intense battle is set to follow.

Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Yuzvendra Chahal and Karn Sharma have also set their base price at INR 2 crore and will hope to attract high bids as the eight franchises look to build their teams for the upcoming seasons.

A total of 62 capped Indians and 298 uncapped Indian cricketers will vie for the available slots with 182 capped overseas cricketers, 34 uncapped overseas players and 2 cricketers from Associate Nations.

Here's all you need to know about catching all the action from the IPL Auction 2018 live:

When and where will the IPL Auction 2018 take place?

The IPL auction will be held on 27 and 28 January, 2018 in Bengaluru.

How do I watch IPL Auction 2018 live?

The tournament will be broadcast on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD.

What time will live coverage start?

The coverage will start at 9 am.

Where can you follow the matches online?

You can follow all the live news and updates on Firstpost. The auction will be streamed online on Hotstar.


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2 comments:

  1. The auction will be shown live Sony Six SD and Sony Six HD . Why have you guys purposely not mentioned it?

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    1. This time the auction will be live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD.

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