The player auction for the 12th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in Jaipur on December 18, the Board of Control for Cricket in India confirmed on Monday.
Top names like Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Brendon McCullum and Mitchell Starc will be up for grabs with their respective franchises releasing them into the auction pool.
The 2019 IPL auction will be held at ‘Pink City’ Jaipur on the 18th of December. In the auction, several international stars will go under the hammer during the much-anticipated league.
A maximum of 70 slots are available to be filled, with 50 of those being for Indian players.
Kings XI Punjab have the maximum budget available for the auction, with Rs. 36.20 crores in their purse. They released 11 players from their squad for the 2018 season, and have 15 slots to fill.
Chennai Super Kings, the defending champions, have the least budget of Rs. 8.4 crores having released just two players from their winning squad.
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