IPL auction 2017 preview: All that you need to know

Feb 19, 2017, 15:00 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Ishant SharmaIshant Sharma

As the 2017 IPL player auction begins on February 20th, a major buzz has been created on the internet regarding the Indian T20 domestic event. Here is some important statistics and numbers regarding the IPL teams and IPL players for the IPL auction.

Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes

A total of 351 cricketers will be up for auction. From the IPL auction 2017 players list 226 are Indian cricketers while 125 are overseas players.

IPL franchise budget

Kings XI Punjab - Rs 23.35 crore
Delhi Daredevils - Rs 21.5 crore
Sunrisers Hyderabad - Rs 20.9 crore
Kolkata Knight Riders - Rs 19.75 crore
Rising Pune Supergiants - Rs 19.1 crore
Gujarat Lions - Rs 14.35 crore
Royal Challengers Bangalore - Rs 12.825 cror
Mumbai Indians - Rs 11.555 crore

IPL 2017 most expensive players (base price: Rs 2 crore)
Angelo Mathews
Ishant Sharma
Ben Stokes
Chris Woakes
Mitchell Johnson
Eoin Morgan
Pat Cummins

The Indian Premier League 2017 edition is scheduled to begin on 5th April.

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