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IPL 2022 auction, where to watch: TV channels, live streaming and telecast details for Indian Premier League mega auction

IPL 2022 auction live
by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

The IPL 2022 auction will take place on February 12 and 13 – here’s where you can watch the action live, including TV channels telecast, start time and online live streaming details of the Tata Indian Premier League Auction.

The IPL auction will be a ‘mega auction’ this time, with squads being built from near scratch, barring a few retained players. There are two new franchises – Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans – who will be a part of the IPL this year. 590 players will go under the hammer for the IPL auction this year: these include 370 Indian and 220 overseas players. A further 10 U19 players might be added to the final list, if reports are to be believed.

IPL 2022 auction, live updates: Find real-time updates of the auction can be found here.

The most number of overseas players are from Australia (47). There are 34 players from the Caribbean, while 33 players from South Africa have made it to the mega-auction.

IPL 2022 auction: Full list of players registered for the Indian Premier League mega auction

For the IPL 2022 auction, four of the teams have retained four players each, while the two new franchises each picked three players. After these retentions, the franchises have varying amounts of remaining budget to purchase players in the auction. Chennai Super Kings [CSK] have INR 48 crore in the kitty, while Punjab Kings [PBKS] have INR 72 crore.

IPL 2022 purse: Budget remaining for each team ahead of the mega auction

IPL 2022 auction, where to watch: TV channels, live streaming and telecast details


The IPL auction will be telecast in India on the Star network. Telecast begins at 11am IST, while the auction itself is set to begin at 12pm IST.

TV Channels for India

Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD, Star Sports First, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada.

On laptop, the auction can be viewed on Hotstar.com.

On mobile, the auction can be seen on Disney+ Hotstar app.

United Kingdom

In the UK, the auctions can be watched on Sky Sports Cricket. Telecast will begin at 6.30am UK time.


In Australia, the auction can be seen on Fox Sports and Yupp TV. Telecast will begin at 3.30pm AEDT.

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