IPL 2024 Auction: Gerald Coetzee To Rachin Ravindra, 5 Players Who Can Fetch Over 10 Crore In The Auction. All ten franchises have submitted their lists of released and retained players for the IPL 2024 auction, creating the potential for new records to be set. Each team will enter the auction with 100 crore rupees to build their squads for the upcoming season, marking a five crore increase from the previous year.
Funds generated from released players and the remaining amount from the unspent budget of the 2023 auction will determine the final budget for each team. Let’s explore five players with the potential to attract bids over Rs 10 crore in the upcoming auction.
The mini-auction for IPL 2024 will take place in Dubai on December 19. This marked the first instance of an IPL auction being held outside India. The BCCI and IPL authorities have not disclosed the list of registered players or their base prices. However, unconfirmed reports indicate that 1,166 players have enlisted for the mini-auction.
Travis Head, fresh off his World Cup victory with Australia, has set his IPL 2024 auction base price at an attractive 2 crores, reflecting his impressive T20I performance. Head boasts a strong T20I average of 29.35 and a strike rate of 146.17, showcasing his ability to both anchor the innings and accelerate towards the end. With his dynamic batting and occasional off-spin. Head is a valuable asset for any IPL franchise seeking a middle-order powerhouse. Moreover, The auction might witness a bidding war as these franchises vie to secure their services for the upcoming season.
Rachin Ravindra, the rising New Zealand all-rounder, will enter the IPL 2024 auction with a base price of ₹50 lakh. While his T20I performance isn’t exceptional yet, averaging 13.38 with a strike rate of 117.88 from 18 matches his recent exploits in the 2023 World Cup, including 3 centuries, highlight his immense potential making him an exciting prospect for teams seeking a young, talented all-rounder. Drawing the interest of IPL franchises. With skills both in batting and bowling, Rachin will poised to spark a competitive bidding war in the upcoming auction.
The fast bowler from South Africa displayed outstanding skill in the World Cup, finishing the tournament with an impressive total of 20 wickets. His remarkable performance in the semi-finals where he tried to secure a win for the Proteas Men from a difficult position, was truly captivating. Despite this, IPL franchises are currently showing interest in Coetzee. It’s worth noting that he played only three T20 matches, taking three wickets. Also, He set to enter the auction with a base price of 2 crore.
Shardul Thakur, known for his fiery pace and batting prowess, has been a reliable middle-order batsman and a valuable bowling asset in T20I cricket. With a career strike rate of 137.73 and an average of 22.83, he has consistently provided crucial runs down the order. His bowling has also been impressive, averaging 22.88 and picking up 56 wickets in 62 matches. He enters the upcoming IPL 2024 auction with a base price of 2 crores, making him a valuable target for teams seeking a dynamic all-rounder. However, There is anticipation that multiple teams will vie for his services and there is a possibility that he could attract a bid exceeding 10 crores in the upcoming auction.
Cricket fans are eagerly anticipating Mitchell Starc’s presence in the IPL 2024 auction, where he is set to have a base price of 2 crore. The left-arm fast bowler had previously represented RCB in the 2014 and 2015 seasons achieving an impressive record of 34 wickets in 27 matches. Starc despite being absent from the league in recent years has confirmed his participation in the upcoming auction and teams are expected to be willing to acquire him at a substantial cost.