With just few months left for IPL 2022 the mega auction will take place in the second week of February.
The Auction will be held in Bengaluru; the exact date is not finalized. But it would be held between February 11-13;
Meanwhile according to the sources Indian All-rounder Hardik Pandya is expected to Lead the Ahmedabad Franchise.
In November last year, all the existing IPL franchises had revealed the list of their retained players for the upcoming season.
Some of the big names like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Andre Russell, Rohit Sharma are players that the franchises have decided to retain for the season 2022.
The two new IPL teams Lucknow and Ahmedabad have a budget of 33 crores to pick three players from the pool before the auction.
For the eight old franchise, rules were that they cannot retain more than three Indian players and they cannot retain more than two overseas players.
What is The Impact of COVID-19 on IPL 2022?
Because of sudden surge in covid cases in India, BCCI is keeping all the option open to organize the tournament in India or overseas, BCCI is also looking at organizing whole tournament in one city India that is Mumbai since Mumbai 4 cricket stadiums including wankhede and Brabourne.