5 Rules For 10 IPL Franchises To Fill 87 Vacant Spots For IPL 2023 Season

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 auction will take place on December 23 ahead of the IPL 2023 season. But this time IPL has formed a 5-point formula that the franchises would need to adhere to.

  1. The franchises have received INR 5 crore extra for IPL 2023 season. The said amount has already been added to their accounts.
  2. The franchises have to spend 75% of their overall budget at any cost.
  3. IPL has done away with Right To Match (RTM) for season 2023.
  4. A franchise could have a minimum of 17 and a maximum of 25 Indian players. The franchises could include a maximum of 8 players in their squads.
  5. Players who remained unsold in the first round could be brought back later.

The franchises are also allowed the X-Factor substitution from IPL 2023. There will be 12 players in each team for IPL. The franchises will have to bid for players keeping these 5 points in their mind.

How Many Players Are Going For Auction For IPL 2023?

Auction For IPL 2023

A total of 407 players are available for auction for the upcoming season 2023. The number of vacant spots across the 10 IPL franchises is 87. Considering the larger number of players available, it can be said that this auction is going to be a game-changer for many players. The franchises are expected to bid for younger players.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) mini-auction for the upcoming IPL 2023 season will take place in Kochi on December 23.

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The Best Performer In IPL 2022 Rahul Tewatia Finds No Place In Indian Team

Rahul Tewatia, the all-rounder who played a key role in Gujarat Titans winning their first Indian Premier League title in 2022, was all surprised to see his name missing from the squad for the two-match T20 series against Ireland. And he took to Twitter to vent his anger against his exclusion.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Rahul Tewatia was left out of the Indian squad for Ireland despite performing well in IPL 2022
• Tewatia tweeted his displeasure in a two words tweet
• The selectors made Hardik Pandya skipper and pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar as vice-captain
• India will play two T20Is with Ireland in Melbourne on June 26 and June 28

Rahul Tewatia’s IPL Record

Rahul Tewatia’s IPL Record

The 29-year-old all-rounder scored 217 runs in 16 matches. His average run rate is 31 and his strike rate is 147.62. In IPL 2022, he played for Gujarat Titans and finished the final match brilliantly with his six-hitting heroics in the last-over chase. Gujarat Titans won the IPL 2022 title only due to Rahul Tewatia’s batting.

Why Selectors Ignored Rahul Tewatia?

After IPL 2020, Rahul Tewatia was called for a T20I series in Australia but he couldn’t pass the fitness test at that time. He has since not been considered for the Indian team. But Rahul Tewatia was hopeful of his selection in the Indian squad after his IPL 2022 performance. But his dream was shattered when he received a cold shoulder attitude from the selectors.

What Was Rahul Tewatia’s Tweet?

“Expectations Hurts” tweeted Tewatia to show his displeasure for not getting selected despite giving his best performance in the IPL 2022. Soon his tweet went viral and amassed more than 10,000 likes and over 500 … Read the rest

How Gary Kirsten Praised Hardik Pandya After Gujarat Titans’ Historic Win In IPL 2022?

IPL 2022 concluded with Gujarat Titans defeating Rajasthan Royals in the summit clash. But there is more for the Gujarat Titans, especially their skipper Hardik Pandya. The team mentor Gary Kirsten was all praise for Hardik Pandya.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Gujarat Titans won IPL 2022 by defeating Rajasthan Royals
• Gary Kirsten praises Hardik Pandya as a capable skipper
• Wriddhiman Saha said critics are proven wrong

What Did Gary Kirsten Say About Hardik Pandya?

Gujarat Titans coach Gary Kirsten credited Hardik Pandya for the massive win of the team over Rajasthan Royals. He said Hardik Pandya was eager to learn as a captain and he could engage with his teammates. Hardik Pandya excelled both as skipper and player in Gujarat Titans’ very first win in the IPL.

Kirsten who was the coach when India won the 2011 World Cup title said that Hardik Pandya had been fantastic and that he had looked forward to working with Pandya. Kirsten said that Pandya was a high-profile player in India but he was incredibly humble, wanting to learn as a leader and engage with teammates. Pandya had tried to help the youngsters, Kirsten said to the IPL host broadcaster.

What Did Gary Kirsten Say About His Experience?

Gary Kirsten Praised Hardik Pandya After Gujarat Titans’ Historic Win In IPL 2022

The former South African said that one never stops learning as a coach, every IPL was a learning experience that was what he enjoyed. He said that he had loved working with Ashish Nehra. Kirsten said that Ashis was really strong tactically. He said that he enjoyed the responsibility players had taken to win the games.

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IPL 2022: LSG Win Against PBKS Has Little Impact On Points Table

It was a superb display of bowling by Lucknow Super Giants that made them victorious against a closely fought match with Punjab Kings at the MCA Stadium in Pune.

HIGHLIGHTS

• LSG beat PBKS by 20 runs on Friday
• Gujarat Titans tops the IPL points table
• KL Rahul is second in Orange Cap race

LSG v/s PBKS

IPL 2022 LSG Win Against PBKS

Punjab attack restricted Lucknow Super Giants to 153/8 with Rabada taking 4 wickets but they couldn’t win because of fine display of bowling by LSG. Mohsin Khan dismissed 3 batsmen and Krunal Pandya bowled out 2 players for just 13 runs in his four overs. In batting, Quinton de Kock scored 46 and Deepak Hooda made 34 runs for LSG. But it was the bowling attack that helped LSG register a 20-run victory over PBKS.

IPL 2022 Points Table

IPL 2022 Points Table

With the recent win, LSG moved to the third position on the points table followed by SunRisers Hyderabad at the number four. Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals are at the first and second positions respectively. Gujarat Titans has scored 14 points from 8 matches.

Punjab Kings maintains its seventh position on the points table even after the defeat by LSG. Royal Challengers and Delhi Capitals hold the fifth and sixth positions respectively.

Kolkata Night Riders are eighth and Chennai Super Kings are ninth on the table. Mumbai Indians are still at the tenth position as they have yet to register a win in this season.

Orange Cap Race

Jos Buttler Orange Cap Race

Jos Buttler tops the chart with 499 runs followed by KL Rahul with 374 runs. Shikhar Dhawan with 307 runs is at third position followed by Hardik Pandya (305) and Shreyas Iyer (299).

Purple Cap Race

Yuzvendra Chahal purple cap race in ipl 2022

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A Former Pakistani Cricketer Said SRK Wanted Him To Play In IPL

Pakistani cricketer, Yasir Arafat’s revelation that he was offered an opportunity to play for Kolkata Night Riders (KKR) by its co-owner Shah Rukh Khan has surprised many because Pakistan was banned from participating in IPL matches post the 26/11 terror attacks in November 2008.

HIGHLIGHTS

• Yasir Arafat said he was offered a contract to play for KKR
• He made this revelation on YouTube
• His name wasn’t shortlisted for playing in IPL

When Did SRK Contact Yasir Arafat?

Speaking on the YouTube channel Cricket Den, Yasir Arafat said that he was playing County Cricket for Kent in 2008 when he was approached by KKR officials with a message from SRK. The officials met him and conveyed SRK’s message that the star wanted him to play for KKR in IPL 2009. They handed him a card and took his contact details.

Initially, he thought that it was a joke as to why SRK would send somebody to talk to him. But soon he received an email where the KKR official complained about him not contacting them and the talks were closed. But he was again approached by KKR with a 3-year contract and at that time SRK himself called and welcomed him.

Did Yasir Arafat Decline The Offer?

Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the biggest T20 franchise competition in the world since its beginning. And there is hardly any player who hadn’t dreamt of playing in IPL matches. Pakistan was also invited to send their cricketers and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had even shortlisted names of players when the 2008 terror attack happened and India banned Pakistan from IPL.

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IPL 2022: MI Opening Batsman

Ishan Kishan Will Open MI Indians Innings With Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians (MI) will play its first IPL match for season 2022 on 27th March on its home ground. The MI will take on Delhi Capitals (DC) in its first IPL match at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. And this day-night match will begin at sharp 3:30 pm.

How Is MI Preparing For Its First Match?

Skipper Rohit Sharma is focusing on strengthening the batting line of Mumbai Indians. Since MI has experimented with different opening combinations, cricket fans, especially MI supporters want to know who will be the opening batsman with Rohit Sharma.

Last year South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock opened MI innings with Rohit Sharma. But MI has to find an opening batsman this year as Quinton de Kock isn’t playing. MI skipper Rohit Sharma revealed the name of the batsman who will bat with him in the opening.

Who Will Be The Opening Batsman Of MI?

IPL 2022 MI Opening Batsman

Rohit Sharma made the big announcement about the opening batsman during a virtual conference. He said that he would open the batting. He had been doing that in the past he was looking forward to opening with Ishan Kishan.

The middle-order batsman Ishan Kishan is the best choice for opening batsman for MI because he has occasionally opened whenever the first-choice players were injured.

Former Sri Lanka captain and MI head coach Mahela Jayawardene also supported the decision of choosing Ishan Kishan for opening. He said that Rohit and Kishan were a good combination. Ishan was a wicketkeeper and there were very few who can bat in the top three.

What Did Rohit Sharma Say About Bowlers?

Rohit Sharma Say About Bowlers

MI has two new bowlers Tymal Mills and Jaydev Unadkat this season. And … Read the rest

IPL 2022 Auction Starts At 11 AM In Bengaluru On 12 February

The Indian Premier League franchises – Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, SunRisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, Rajasthan Royals, Lucknow Super Giants, and Gujarat Titans – would gather in Bengaluru on February 12-13 to select players for the upcoming IPL 20222 season.

How Many Players Are Up For Auction?

The two-day mega IPL 2022 Auction would begin on February 12 will see 600 cricketers waiting for the bidding to start. The 10 IPL franchises would choose their players for the upcoming matches.

Highlights Of The IPL 2022 Auction:

IPL 2022 Auction

• The new IPL franchises – Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans – will select players for the first time
• 217 more players for selection as 33 players have already been selected/retained by their respective franchises
• Out of the total 590 players – 228 are capped, 355 are uncapped, and 7 are from associate nations

What Is The Highest/Lowest Bid?

The bidding would start sharp at 11 am (IST) on 12 and 13 February. The players are expecting a huge jump in their prices. But there are some new players that could prove the best bet. It is to be seen how the franchises select players. People can catch the live action on the Star Sports Network on February 12 and 13.

How To Get Live Streaming Of IPL 2022 Auction?

IPL 2022 Auction

Cricket fans and enthusiasts can log on to Disney+ Hotstar to get the action live. Also, you can follow https://sports.ndtv.com/cricket to get the latest updates about the mega IPL 2022 Auction. Here you can see pictures of jubilant players and the live coverage.

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Predictions For IPL 2021 Match 13 Delhi Capitals VS Mumbai Indians

Delhi Capitals (DC) will meet Mumbai Indians (MI) in match 13 of IPL 2021 in Chennai today. And it is the first time that the bitter rivals are facing each other in the ongoing IPL season. Both were the IPL finalists in the last season. MI won their fifth IPL title by defeating DC in the IPL 2020 final.

What is the current position of MI and DC in IPL 2021?

Rohit Sharma led MI team have won two matches in a row after losing the season opener to Royal Challengers Bangalore in Mumbai. But they are still ahead of their rival as they have experience of playing at Chepauk Stadium, Chennai.

Pant-led DC seems eager to settle scores with the defending champions MI. Also, DC has gained much confidence by defeating Punjab Kings (PBKS) by 6-wickets on Sunday evening. But they have yet to start their Chennai leg and it is where they lose their edge to MI. Delhi Capitals really need to work hard on their strategy. Also, MI defeated DC in all four matches in last season.

What was the record of DC at Chepauk?

The records show that DC has been a loser in the last six games they played at Chepauk. And they lost all the matches to Dhoni-led CSK camp. The last match they won in Chennai was in 2010.

Since chasing runs at Chepauk has been a tough thing to do, the team that bats first will have an upper hand. So, the toss will decide who will get an advantage.

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Runs Will Rain Today In Wankhede

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will play with Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Match 12 of the IPL 2021 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, today. Both the teams are brimming with confidence as they have won one match each and they want to continue their journey.

About Wankhede Stadium

Delhi Capitals (DC) chased a huge target of 195 runs on this pitch and they won the match comfortably. Shikhar Dhawan of DC was the man of the match. He scored 92 runs on 49 balls. Both CSK and RR know that a daunting score is needed to win the match on Wankhede and for this reason, they will have to rely on their batsmen.

Here’re the top three batsmen to look for in today’s match

1 Sanju Samson

He is the skipper of Rajasthan Royals and this 26-year-old cricketer loves batting to his heart. In the recent match against PBKS, he played a superb inning of 119 off just 63 balls but he couldn’t win the match.

2 Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler once said that Wankhede stadium was one of his favorite places to bat in the world. Also, the pace and bounce of the Wankhede pitch perfectly suit the batting style of the English batsman. And today, he is likely to come for an opening for Rajasthan Royals.

3 Moeen Ali

CSK skipper MS Dhoni and coach Stephen Fleming are relying on this all-rounder bought at the price of INR 7 crore. Since their main batsmen Suresh Raina is back for this season, they have high hopes from Moeen Ali who has scored 82 runs and taken one wicket so far.… Read the rest

IPL 2021: Chris Morris Knocked Delhi Capitals While Batting For Rajasthan Royals

Chris Morris is the most expensive player this season and now he is the most sought-after batsman of the season. He proved his worth while batting for Rajasthan Royals (RR). He scored 36 off just 18 balls with the first match for RR while batting against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Wankhede Stadium.

Who is Chris Morris?

He is a South-African all-rounder bought by Rajasthan Royals for a record price of Rs. 16.25 crore. And he proved his worth by winning the match for RR. He batted so well in the last over that everyone started talking about his batting style on Twitter. He smashed two sixes and two fours in the last over and win the match for RR with two balls to spare. But he was denied a chance in the last match that RR lost to Punjab Kings.

What happened to Chris Morris in the last match?

In the last match, Rajasthan Royals needed 5 runs in just two balls to defeat Punjab Kings. Chris Morris was playing with skipper Sanju Samson when the skipper denied him a single and sent him back. But RR lost the match.

Who said what about Chris Morris?

Virendra Sehwag tweeted that that knock would win Morris both money and respect. The former Indian opener also shared a split image of Morris from the previous match to show the difference in attitude, approach, and style. Soon the cricket fans started sending memes for Chris Morris.

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