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Best IPL transfers before the start of the season

By Staff Writer

Indian Premier League is about to start very soon. Teams are at their final stage of preparation for the new season. Decide on your favorites in the battle for the IPL golden medals with a pin-up bet, and watch the results of the beloved teams in the games on the bookmaker’s website. This December, the broadcasted auction was held, which determined almost all line-ups. This article will go through the latest cricket news in Tamil around the most significant contracts of the teams before the start of the new IPL season.

What is IPL Auctions

IPL Auctions — an event during which the team owners decide on the players joining their clubs before the beginning of a new season. This auction allows teams to strengthen their rosters by giving offers to new players through competitive bargaining.

The auction is a very high-profile event and makes up a lot of cricket news Tamil. The auction process usually starts by introducing the available players participating in the trade process. Then, the team owners start wagering on the players they want to add to their teams. The auction includes live bets, competition between the teams for particular players, and strategic decisions according to the team’s budget for different players.

The auction is an essential stage in the teams’ preparation for the new season, and the results determine the power and the line-up of every team in the upcoming tournaments.

The club owners are tasked with strengthening their teams with new quality players and avoiding selling the top players of the Premier League.

Last season’s champions, the Chennai Super Kings, made one of the top strengthening efforts among all teams. They signed the Cricket World Cup hero, New Zealand player Daryl Mitchell, and saved Rachin Ravindra for themselves.

The biggest team transfers

Australian player Mitchell Starc became the most expensive player in the history of the Indian Premier League. He was signed by the team Kolkata Knight Riders for 24,75 crore rupees.

Starc left behind his captain Pat Cummins, who was the most expensive player in the history of IPL before when he signed with Sunrisers Hyderabad for 20,50 crore rupees.

Chennai Super Kings bought Indian batter Sameer Rizvi for 8,4 crore rupees, and Rajasthan Royals bought another batter, Shubham Dubey. Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals were fighting for Dubey, and in the end, he was bought by the previous champions.

Punjab Kings signed with Harshal Patel for 11,75 crore rupees. Patel became the second-richest player in the IPL 2024 auction. The base price for the Indian player was 2 crore rupees. In season IPL 2023, Harshal participated in the T20 tournament with Royal Challengers Bangalore. He played 92 matches throughout his IPL career.

Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians bought South African Gerald Coetzee for 5 crore rupees. The base price for Coetzee was 2 crore rupees. The 23-year-old player has yet to debut in the T20 tournament. Nevertheless, he had a quality tournament during the Cricket World Cup 2023. Coetzee played in four T20 matches with exceptional results in 6 wickets. His last match with 20 overs against India happened in 2023.

The general expense sum for ten franchises was 262,95 crore rupees. Each team will use its part to create the perfect line-up. Gujarat Titans are leading in financial capabilities, with a budget of 38,15 crore rupees.

Cricket’s current affairs are that throughout the years, the event has evolved into an essential and long-awaited tradition that attracts viewers to live broadcasts. The IPL auction symbolizes high stakes and excitement, attracting cricket fans worldwide.

Staff Writer