IPL Auction 2019 LIVE Streaming: Watch live telecast online and Live TV Coverage of Indian Premier League Season 12 Auction
IPL Auction 2019 LIVE Streaming: Watch live telecast online and Live TV Coverage of Indian Premier League Season 12 Auction

Watch live telecast online and Live TV Coverage of Indian Premier League Season 12 Auction. The impending general elections in India mean the next IPL season will have an early start and possibly, at an overseas venue meaning the much-awaited auction is being held on December 18 (Tuesday) in Jaipur.

From an initial hopeful 1003 cricketers, the final list has been pruned to 350 players of which 228 are Indians and 122 overseas.

When: December 18, 2018 (Tuesday)

Where: Jaipur, Rajasthan

Start time: 2:30 pm (IST)

No. of players to go under the hammer: 350

No. of Indian cricketers: 228

No. of Overseas cricketers: 122

No. of capped cricketers: 129

No. of uncapped cricketers:221

Coverage

On TV: Star Sports Network

Online: Hotstar

Web: Cricketcountry.com

There are a couple of major changes from the past auction. IPL has a different auctioneer, yup. Richard Madley has been replace by Hugh Edmeades. Next major change is the timing. While traditionally, the event starts in the morning, this time keeping in mind the ongoing India’s tour of Australia and the broadcasters intent to grab as many eyeballs as possible, it will start at 2:30 pm (IST) with the venue being Jaipur (Rajasthan).

There are 118 capped and 228 uncapped player with the highest reserve base price being INR 2 crore.

Interestingly, of the nine players who have entered their name in the top bracket, none is Indian. Among Indians, left-arm pacer Jaydev Unadkat’s is the highest base price (INR 1.5 crore)

Players who have placed their names in the top bracket (base price INR 2 crore) include Corey Anderson, Shaun Marsh, Colin Ingram, Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Brendon McCullum, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes and D’Arcy Short

The 346 cricketers will be vying for the 70 available spots that franchise are aiming to fill. Of those 70, only 20 slots are for overseas players. The competition is stiff.