ReThe 15th season of the IPL is gearing up for a radical change with the addition of two new teams. Along with Chennai, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Rajasthan, Punjab, Hyderabad and Delhi, teams from Lucknow and Ahmedabad will also be playing in the 2022 season.
Existing teams have the opportunity to retain up to a maximum of four players. The BCCI must be notified before November 30.
Teams can determine retaining players. Either two foreign players or two Indian players. Or the three Indian players could be one foreign player. However the respective franchises can retain one, two, three or four players as per their requirement.
Meanwhile, the new Lucknow and Ahmedabad franchises can acquire up to three players from other teams’ released players before the auction. It could be two Indian players and one foreign player.
Retaining players are rewarded by their respective franchises as follows:
Teams retaining four players will have to spend Rs 42 crore on players. (16 crore, 12 crore, 8 crore, 6 crore etc.)
Teams retaining three players will have to spend Rs 33 crore. (15 crores, 11 crores, 7 crores etc.)
Teams retaining only two players will have to spend Rs 24 crore. (14 crore, 10 crore)
If he retains one more player, he will have to pay Rs 14 crore or Rs 4 crore for playing in the national team.
The BCCI has increased the amount a franchise can spend on auctions. 85 crore till last time and this time it has been increased by 5 crore to 90 crore.
At the same time, the salaries of players currently retained by the teams will be deducted from this amount. The rest of the money can only be spent on mega auctions for the respective franchisees.
A team that does not retain a player can spend up to Rs 90 crore in the auction.
The team retaining only one player will have Rs 76 crore left to spend on the auction.
Teams retaining two players could spend up to Rs 66 crore on the auction.
The team retaining three players will have to spend Rs 57 crore on the auction.
The team retaining four players will have to spend only Rs 48 crore in the mega auction.
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