After a decade, all teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL) will undergo a major reshuffle as 578 T20 stalwarts will go under the hammer at the mega-auction scheduled for 27 and 28 January in Bengaluru.
The eight teams shall aggressively bid for a total of 578 players shortlisted from the initial list of 1122.
A total of 62 capped and 298 uncapped Indian cricketers will vie for the available slots with 182 capped overseas cricketers, 34 uncapped overseas players and two cricketers from Associate nations.
The names of 16 'marquee players' have been confirmed, and they include big guns like Ben Stokes, Joe Root, Chris Gayle besides India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
When and where will the IPL Auction 2018 take place?
The IPL auction will be held on 27 and 28 January 2018 in Bengaluru.
How do I watch IPL Auction 2018 live?
The tournament will be broadcast on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD.
What time will live coverage start?
The coverage will start at 9 am.
The live streaming of the much-awaited IPL 2018 auction will be available on Hotstar