IPL 2017 Auction

IPL 2017 Auction


IPL 2017 Auction Season 10

Indian Premier League season 10 is few months away to start but buzz among the fans on IPL auction 2017 is already started.The player auctions for the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League is slated to take place on February 20. Franchises retained a total of 140 players and released 89 ahead of this IPL auction.

The teams who will take part in the IPL 2017 Auction Season 10 are Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions.

In the last year’s IPL auction, total 351 players were available for the bid but the majority of them went unsold. lets wait for fews days more for the day of action.

( 1 ) Rising Pune Supergaints released the most players among all the IPL franchises ahead of the IPL 2017 auction after finishing second from bottom last season

Players released 11 (six overseas)

Players retained 16 (five overseas)

Purse spent INR 469,000,000

Purse remaining INR 191,000,000


( 2 ) Gujarat Lions : At a glance Dale Steyn suffered a shoulder injury during South Africa’s tour of Australia in November and was cut from the Gujarat squad.

Players released 8 (one overseas)

Players retained 16 (six overseas)

Purse spent INR 516,500, 000

Purse remaining INR 143,500,000


( 3 ) KINGS XI Punjab:  Despite winning only four out of 14 games and finishing bottom of the league in 2016, Kings XI released only four players – the fewest among all the teams – and retained 19. David Miller was still listed as their top contract.

Players released 4 (three overseas)

Players retained 19 (five overseas)

Purse spent INR 426,500,000

Purse remaining INR 233,500,000


( 4 )  Kolkata Knight Riders released six out of the ten overseas players in their squad and will need reinforcements. Chris Lynn was retained despite playing only two games last season, while Morne Morkel was let go despite being picked for ten.

Players released 9 (six overseas)

Players retained 14 (four overseas)

Purse spent INR 462,500,000

Purse remaining INR 197,500,000


( 5 ) Mumbai Indians :  Mumbai – and RCB – retained the most players ahead of the IPL 2017 player auction despite finishing outside the top four in IPL 2016 for the first time since the 2009 season. They cut two big hitters from New Zealand: Corey Anderson did not play a game for them last season because of fitness issues, while Martin Guptill had been brought in as a replacement player.

Players released 8 (four overseas)

Players retained 20 (six overseas)

Purse spent INR 544,450,000

Purse remaining INR 115,550,000


( 6 ) Delhi Daredevils :  At the 2016 player auction Delhi Daredevils had bought Pawan Negi, who was uncapped for India at the time, for INR 85,000,000; he was the most expensive Indian player. Negi has been released ahead of the  IPL 2017 auction, having made only 57 runs and taken one wicket in eight matches last season.

Players released 7 (three overseas)

Players retained 18 (five overseas)

Purse spent INR 445,000,000

Purse remaining INR 215,000,000


( 7 )Royal Challengers Bangalore :  RCB released 10 players ahead of the  IPL 2017 auction, but they still have 20 on their roster. The core remains the same, and of the players released only Varun Aaron was a regular in their XI in the 2016 season, when they lost the final to Sunrisers Hyderabad.


Players released 10 (three overseas)

Players retained 20 (eight overseas)

Purse spent INR 531,750,000

Purse remaining INR 128,250,000


( 8 )  Sunrisers Hyderabad won the IPL in 2016 and the core of their squad remained unchanged for 2017. They released Eoin Morgan – 123 runs at a strike rate of 117 – and Trent Boult, who played only one game last season.

Players released 6 (two overseas)

Players retained 17 (five overseas)

Purse spent INR 451,000,000

Purse remaining INR 209,000,000