IPL 2020 auction to be held on December 19Last updated on Oct 01, 2019, 12:22 pm
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction is set to be held on December 19 in Kolkata.
According to ESPNCricinfo, this will be after the IPL trading window which is set to close on November 14.
The BCCI has already informed the eight franchises about the closing date of the trade window.
Here are all the key details.
Franchises allocated Rs. 85 crore for upcoming auction
The franchises were allotted Rs. 82 crore each for IPL 2019 and now they have been allocated Rs. 85 crore.
Besides an additional purse of Rs. 3 crore, franchises will also be allowed to use the money that was not spent during the previous auction.
RCB have the least funds remaining (Rs. 1.8 crore) while RR top the list with Rs. 7.7 crore.
We are waiting to hear more, says IPL franchise owner
"We have been informed that all tradings need to be done by November 14 and the auction will be held in December. We are waiting to hear more in the due course of time," one of the franchise owners said.
DC have been the busiest in IPL trade window
The auctions are traditionally held in Bengaluru, however, last time it was held in Jaipur on December 18.
This time too it's set to be a mini auction.
In the ongoing IPL trade window, Delhi Capitals have been the busiest side.
The Shreyas Iyer-led franchise bought promising spinner Mayank Markande from Mumbai Indians.
They departed with West Indies all-rounder Sherfane Rutherford.
KXIP skipper Ashwin to join DC in IPL: Report
Meanwhile, DC are keen to buy out R Ashwin from KXIP in an all-cash deal.
This will mark an end to a two-year association of Ashwin with KXIP.
The former Chennai Super Kings player had joined KXIP for a sum of Rs 7.6 crore in 2018.
Meanwhile, reports state DC were also in talks with Rajasthan Royals over signing Ajinkya Rahane for IPL 2020.
Funds remaining ahead of IPL 2020 Auction: Details here
Chennai Super Kings - Rs. 3.2 crore, Delhi Capitals - Rs. 7.7 crore, Kings XI Punjab - Rs. 3.7 crore, Kolkata Knight Riders - Rs. 6.05 crore, Mumbai Indians - Rs. 3.55 crore, Rajasthan Royals - Rs. 7.15 crore, Royal Challengers Bangalore - Rs. 1.80 crore, Sunrisers Hyderabad - Rs. 5.30 crore.