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

IPL 2022 auction purse
by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

The IPL 2022 auction, featuring 600 players, is underway in Bangalore on February 12 and 13 – here’s the updated budget and purse for each team in the auction.

The IPL retentions ahead of the 2022 season were announced on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 – we take a look at the purse left for the eight IPL teams before the 2022 mega auction.

While there were some straightforward retentions, there were also a few surprise picks.


IPL 2022 Purse: Remaining budget in the mega auction

IPL 2022 auction: Updated purse for all teams after the first acceleration set on day 2.

CSK – 7.15 CR
DC – 1.3 CR
GT – 8.65 CR
KKR – 8.85 CR
LSG – 2.2 CR
MI – 2.15 CR
PBKS – 5.3 CR
RR – 8.6 CR
RCB – 5 CR
SRH – 2.6 CR

IPL 2022 Purse ahead of the auction

Chennai Super Kings [CSK]: INR 48 crore

The defending champions retained four players ahead of the mega auction, with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja as their most expensive pick, at 16 crore. They also bought back skipper MS Dhoni for 12 crore, with Moeen Ali and Ruturaj Gaikwad being picked for 8 crore and 6 crore, respectively.

Mumbai Indians [MI]: INR 48 crore

Mumbai Indians have a total purse of 48 crores left after they chose to retain four players. Unsurprisingly, captain Rohit Sharma was their most expensive pick, at 16 crores, followed by Jasprit Bumrah, who was bought back for 12 crores. Suryakumar Yadav and Kieron Pollard were the other retentions, at 8 crore and 6 crore, respectively.

Delhi Capitals [DC]: INR 47.5 crore

Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant was one of the most expensive retentions along with Rohit and Jadeja, as he was retained for 16 crores. The team also kept Axar Patel at 12 crores, Prithvi Shaw at 7.5 crores and Anrich Nortje at 6.5 crores.

Kolkata Knight Riders [KKR]: INR 48 crore

Another team to retain four players, KKR went with Andre Russell (12 Cr), Venkatesh Iyer (8 Cr), Varun Chakravarthy (8 Cr) and Sunil Narine (6 Cr) as their four picks.

Gujarat Titans [GL]: INR 52 crore

One of the two new teams this time, Gujarat have picked Rashid Khan, Hardik Pandya and Shubman Gill. Pandya has been named captain.

Royal Challengers Bangalore [RCB]: INR 57 crore

RCB have a purse of 57 crores left as they retained only three players — Virat Kohli (15 Cr), Glenn Maxwell (11 Cr) and Mohammad Siraj (7 Cr).

Lucknow Supergiant [LSG]: INR 59 crore

Lucknow, another franchise that makes its debut this year, have selected KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis and Ravi Bishnoi. 

Rajasthan Royals [RR]: INR 62 crore

RR retained uncapped player Yashasvi Jaiswal, India wicketkeeper Sanju Samson and overseas Jos Buttler, paying them 4 crores, 14 crores and 10 crores respectively.

Sunrisers Hyderabad [SRH]: INR 68 crore

The SRH franchise surprised many by not retaining Rashid Khan and going in for two uncapped players instead. Along with Kane Williamson (14 Cr), SRH retained Abdul Samad (4 Cr) and Umran Malik (4 Cr).

Punjab Kings [PBKS]: INR 72 crore

Punjab Kings have the biggest purse left, after retaining only two players, including uncapped Arshdeep Singh at 4 Cr. Mayank Agarwal was their first retention at 14 Cr.

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