The IPL auction for the 2024 season took place in Dubai on December 19. After the intense bidding concluded, all 10 teams finalized their squads, acquiring a total of 72 players for a remarkable sum of Rs. 230.45 crore.
Chennai Super Kings
maintained their core with captain MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, and Shardul Thakur, while also integrating talents like Daryl Mitchell and Sameer Rizvi.
bolstered their squad, retaining key players such as Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah, while adding fresh faces like Gerald Coetzee and Dilshan Madushanka.
combined experience and emerging talent with the likes of Rishabh Pant, David Warner, and Jhye Richardson joining their ranks.
Bangalore assembled a dynamic squad led by Faf du Plessis, featuring stars like Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, and Tom Curran.
named Aiden Markram as captain and further strengthened their squad with notable additions like Pat Cummins and Travis Head.
Kolkata Knight Riders
struck a balance with stalwarts like Sunil Narine and new entrants such as Shreyas Iyer and Mitchell Starc.
entrusted Shubman Gill as their captain and added proven performers like Rashid Khan and Umesh Yadav to their roster.
put faith in Shikhar Dhawan’s leadership and enriched their lineup with Kagiso Rabada and Harshal Patel among others.
continued their tradition of blending youth with experience, featuring Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, and Trent Boult.
Lucknow Super Giants
introduced KL Rahul as captain and included powerhouses like Quinton de Kock and Marcus Stoinis in their squad.
The auction results have set the stage for an electrifying IPL 2024 season, with teams gearing up for intense competition in the world’s premier T20 league.