The wheels of the 14th season of the Indian Premier League have started rolling. The smell of the cash-rich league is ushered in early when international cricketing sensations go under the hammer in the frenzy called the IPL Auction.
As the eight teams bid their heart out with new hopes, new ambitions and brand new glittering units, India gets ready for its yearly cricketing gala.
However, the IPL auction isn't just about superstars, it is about fairytales, surprises, narratives and redemption.
This year the Punjab Kings, or the Kings XI Punjab as they were earlier called, will enter the auction with the heaviest pouch, having an available salary cap of Rs 53.20 crore.
Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad have the lowest available salary caps of Rs 10.75 crore each.
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A grand total of 292 cricketers is set to be auctioned.
Where will the IPL 2021 Auction take place?
The IPL 2021 Auction will take place on February 18, 2021 in Chennai.
Which time will the IPL 2021 Auction start?
The IPL 2021 Auction will begin at 3:00 PM IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast the IPL 2021 Auction?
The IPL 2021 Auction will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Network in India.
Where will the IPL 2021 Auction be live-streamed?
The IPL 2021 Auction will be live-streamed on HotStar. You can also follow the intense bidding-war live on www.opoyi.com.