Updated: 18 January 2022

Finally, BCCI gave the letter of intent to the Ahmedabad & IPL franchise into the IPL system and has formally authorized both teams to sign players. A report suggested that the new teams have been given time till January 22 to complete the retention/ recruitment process – a maximum of three players with not more than one overseas player. “Both teams ( Ahmedabad & Lucknow) have time January 22 (till 5 pm) to complete their signings,”

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The much-awaited IPL 2022 mega auction is on course to be completed on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru.

Price slab for Ahmedabad & Lucknow franchise to sign their three players ( max 2 Indians & 1 overseas) – 33 Cr. The break-up for the 3 players would be Rs 15 crore, Rs 11 crore, and Rs 7 crore for the first, second, and third picks, respectively.

Ahmedabad IPL Team Retained Players 2022

Hardik Pandya – MI did not retain Hardik . Widely reported that he is all set to become the captain of the new IPL team. Official announcements are yet to be done.

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Rashid Khan – Till last year splendid spinner Rashid Khan was the part of SRH squad. He will be roped in for the new team.

Three draft picks of Team Ahmedabad – Rashid Khan – 15 Cr, Hardik – 15 cr & Shubman Gill – 7 cr

Other probable players who might be part of this team are – Jonny Bairstow, Krunal Pandya, Shikhar Dhawan, R Ashwin, Dawid Malan, Wanindu Hasaranga.

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Ashish Nehra & Vikram Solanki are set to be the coaching staff of Ahmedabad.

Lucknow IPL Team Retained Players 2022

3 draft picks of the Lucknow team

KL Rahul – 15 Cr. Former Punjab Kings player parted ways with his old team after leading two seasons. all set to become the captain of a new franchise.

Marcus Stoinis – 15 Cr & Ravi Bishnoi – 4

Other players who could be a part of the Lucknow IPL team -, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Shakib-Al-Hasan. Kagiso Rabada

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Lucknow IPL team coaching staff

Head coach – Andy Flower
Assistant coach – Vijay Dahiya
Mentor – Gautam Gambhir