Auction of IPL 2022 concluded on 13th February, Sunday in Bangalore. Let us run through the entire summary of the IPL 2022 Mega auction in this article.
Midway through the auction, Hugh Edmeades collapsed and was rushed to the hospital. Post restart of the auction, Mr Charu Sharma took the stage and conducted the auction,
Shikhar Dhawan was the first player to go under the hammer. His services were acquired by Punjab Kings for 8.25 cr.
Some big names like Suresh Raina, Steve Smith, Eoin Morgan, etc remained unsold which came as a shock for the cricketing world.
IPL 2022 Mega Auction in numbers
204 – Total number of Players Sold
552 – Total money spent by the teams (in cr)
15.25 – Highest Bid. (Player – Ishan Kishan Team – Mumbai Indians)
10 – Number of Teams in IPL 2022
Final Squads –
Chennai Super Kings –
Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Shivam Dube, Robin Uthappa, Tushar Deshpande, KM Asif, 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
Mumbai Indians –
Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Dewald Brevis, Murugan Ashwin, Basil Thampi, Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Daniel Sams, Jofra Archer, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Mohd. Arshad Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen
Royal Challengers Bangalore –
Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Josh Hazlewood, Faf du Plessis, Mohammed Siraj, Dinesh Karthik, Anuj Rawat, Shahbaz Ahmed, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudessai, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, Sidharth Kaul, Luvnith Sisodia, David Willey
Sunrisers Hyderabad –
Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooranl, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Marco Jansen, Abdul Samad, T Natarajan, Kartik Tyagi, Umran Malik, Aiden Markram, Shreyas Gopal, Priyam Garg, Jagadeesha Suchith, Romario Shepherd, Sean Abbott, R Samarth, Shashank Singh, Saurabh Dubey, Vishnu Vinod, Glenn Phillips, Fazalhaq Farooqi
Delhi Capitals –
Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Mitchell Marsh, Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Srikar Bharat, Kuldeep Yadav, Mustafizur Rahman, Mandeep Singh, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Ashwin Hebbar, Sarfaraz Khan, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungisani Ngidi, Tim Seifert, Vicky Ostwal
Gujarat Titans –
Rashid Khan, Hardik Pandya, Lockie Ferguson, Rahul Tewatia, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami, Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, Abhinav Manohar, Jason Roy, Jayant Yadav, Vijay Shankar, Dominic Drakes, Noor Ahmad, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Gurkeerat Singh, Varun Aaron
Lucknow SuperGiants –
KL Rahul, Avesh Khan, Marcus Stoinis, Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, Mark Wood, Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Ravi Bishnoi, Dushmantha Chameera, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ankit Rajpoot, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav, B Sai Sudarshan
Kolkata Knight Riders –
Shreyas Iyer, Andre Russell, Nitish Rana, Venkatesh Iyer, Varun Chakravarthy, Shivam Mavi, Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Ajinkya Rahane, Sheldon Jackson, 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
Rajasthan Royals –
Sanju Samson, Prasidh Krishna, Jos Buttler, Shimron Hetmyer, Trent Boult, Devdutt Padikkal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Riyan Parag, Navdeep Saini, KC Cariappa, Obed Mccoy, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, Jimmy Nesham, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rassie van der Dussen, Daryl Mitchell
Punjab Kings –
Mayank Agarwal, Liam Livingstone, Kagiso Rabada, Shahrukh Khan, Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Odean Smith, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Ishan Porel, Jitesh Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell
We hope you enjoyed reading this short summary of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
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