IPL 2018 auction dates revealed, to be held in Bengaluru

19 December 2017, 08:45 PM
IPL auctions on January 27, 28 in Bengaluru (Representative Image)
IPL auctions on January 27, 28 in Bengaluru (Representative Image)

The mega auctions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28.

The news was confirmed by a senior BCCI official.

"Since most of the capped players will be back in auction, it will be a mega auction that will be held in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28. Since Bengaluru has been hosting all previous auctions, that was the choice of franchises," a senior BCCI official told PTI on Tuesday.

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This year's auction will see teams having an increased budget of Rs 80 crore from previous Rs 66 crore.

In all five players can be retained by a franchise, which includes two Right to Match cards.

First Published: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 08:33 PM
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