IPL 2024 Auction Full List: Only 3 Indians in Rs 2 Crore Category

IPL 2024 Auction Full List: Only 3 Indians in Rs 2 Crore Category
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The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 auction is just around the corner, with 333 players shortlisted for the December 19th event. With franchises looking to bolster their squads, the focus will be on the players in the top price brackets, who are expected to generate the most interest.

The Rs 2 Crore Bracket:

The top bracket, featuring players with a base price of Rs 2 crore, boasts an array of international stars. Leading the charge are England’s Harry Brook and Travis Head, who have impressed with their consistent performances in white-ball cricket. South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw and Australia’s Steve Smith, both proven match-winners, are also in the mix. Emerging pace sensation Gerald Coetzee, also from South Africa, could be a hot commodity with his raw talent.

  • Harry Brook – England
  • Travis Head – Australia
  • Rilee Rossouw – South Africa
  • Steve Smith – Australia
  • Gerald Coetzee – South Africa
  • Pat Cummins – Australia
  • Chris Woakes – England
  • Josh Inglis – Australia
  • Lockie Ferguson – New Zealand
  • Josh Hazlewood – Australia
  • Mitchell Starc – Australia
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman – Afghanistan
  • Jamie Overton – England
  • David Willey – England B
  • Ben Duckett – England
  • Mustafizur Rahman – Bangladesh
  • Adil Rashid – England
  • Rassie van der Dussen – South Africa
  • James Vince – England
  • Sean Abbott – Australia

Indians in the Rs 2 Crore Category:

While the Rs 2 crore bracket features a strong international presence, only three Indians make the cut. These include experienced pacers Harshal Patel and Umesh Yadav, who are known for their wicket-taking abilities. Shardul Thakur, a multi-dimensional bowling all-rounder, also finds himself in this bracket.

  • Harshal Patel – India
  • Shardul Thakur – India
  • Umesh Yadav – India

The Rs 1.5 Crore Bracket:

The Rs 1.5 crore bracket offers a blend of experience and potential. Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga, a world-class leg-spinner, is a standout in this category. England’s Philip Salt and New Zealand’s Colin Munro are exciting batting options, while West Indies’ Sherfane Rutherford and England’s Tom Curran provide power-hitting and bowling options.

  • Wanindu Hasaranga – Sri Lanka
  • Philip Salt – England
  • Colin Munro – New Zealand
  • Sherfane Rutherford – West Indies
  • Tom Curran – England
  • Jason Holder – West Indies
  • Mohammad Nabi – Afghanistan
  • James Neesham – New Zealand
  • Daniel Sams – Australia
  • Chris Jordan – England
  • Tymal Mills – England
  • Jhye Richardson – Australia
  • Tim Southee – New Zealand

Indians in the Rs 1.5 Crore Bracket:

Several promising Indian players are also available in the Rs 1.5 crore bracket. They include experienced batsmen like Manish Pandey and Karun Nair, as well as young talents such as Jaydev Unadkat, Chetan Sakariya, Shivam Mavi, KS Bharat, and Sandeep Warrier.

The Rs 1 Crore Bracket:

  • Rovman Powell – West Indies
  • Daryl Mitchell – New Zealand
  • Alzarri Joseph – West Indies
  • Aston Turner – Australia
  • Michael Bracewell – New Zealand
  • Dwaine Pretorious – South Africa
  • Sam Billings – England
  • Gus Atkinson – England
  • Kyle Jamieson – New Zealand
  • Riley Meredith – Australia
  • Adam Milne – New Zealand
  • Wayne Parnell – South Africa
  • David Wiese – Netherlands

The Rs 50 Lakh Bracket:

The Rs 50 lakh bracket, featuring players with a base price of Rs 50 lakh, is the most populous. This category offers franchises a chance to unearth hidden gems at a bargain price.

Strong Indian Presence:

  • Manish Pandey – India
  • Karun Nair – India
  • Jaydev Unadkat – India
  • Chetan Sakariya – India
  • Shivam Mavi – India
  • KS Bharat – India
  • Sandeep Warrier – India
  • Barinder Sran – India
  • Siddharth Kaul – India
  • Varun Aaron – India
  • Hanuma Vihari – India

International Talent:

The Rs 50 lakh bracket also features international talent, with players like England’s Sam Billings and New Zealand’s Tim Seifert offering attractive options.

Strategic Bidding:

With a limited budget, franchises need to be strategic in their bidding approach. Identifying young talents with high potential while also addressing immediate needs will be key to success.

Impact on IPL 2024:

IPL 2024 is set to be one of the most exciting IPL seasons in recent years. With the addition of new players to the tournament, the competition will be filled with a new level of energy and talent.

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