IPL 2023 Mini Auction: Players to go under hammer on Friday

IPL franchises in race to bid for owning teams in Women's IPL

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IPL 2023 auction is all set to take place on Friday, 23rd December. As many as 61 batters, 155 allrounders, 58 wicket keepers and 131 bowlers will be trying their luck during IPL 2023 auction.

Notably, each team is left with a limited purse and different number of vacant slots. Hence, every franchise will try the best to complete their team combination as they bid for the most suitable players they need in their squad.

Though this auction is termed as a mini, there are several big names going to feature in the bidding.


Here’s a list of top batsmen participating in the IPL Auction 2023

Meanwhile, IPL has released the list of all the players that are going to be a part of a mini but important IPL auction ahead of IPL 2023.

Here’s a list of top batsmen participating in the IPL Auction 2023

Name Origin Base Price
Rilee Rossouw Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Kane Williamson Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Harry Brook Overseas ₹1,50,00,000
Mayank Agarwal Indian ₹1,00,00,000
Joe Root Overseas ₹1,00,00,000
Manish Pandey Indian ₹1,00,00,000
Ajinkya Rahane Indian ₹50,00,000
Karun Nair Indian ₹50,00,000
Najibullah Zadran Overseas ₹50,00,000

Here’s another list of some all-rounders featuring in IPL 2023 auctions who may get whooping money in the bidding


Player Origin Base Price
Sam Curran Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Cameron Green Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Jason Holder Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Ben Stokes Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Jimmy Neesham Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Shakib Al Hasan Overseas ₹1,50,00,000
Daryl Mitchell Overseas ₹1,00,00,000
Mohammad Nabi Overseas ₹1,00,00,000
Daniel Sams Overseas ₹75,00,000
Sikandar Raza Overseas ₹50,00,000
Dasun Shanaka Overseas ₹50,00,000
Charith Asalanka Overseas ₹50,00,000
Chamika Karunaratne Overseas ₹50,00,000
Sandeep Warrier Indian ₹50,00,000
Fabian Allen Overseas ₹50,00,000
Priyam Garg Indian ₹20,00,000
Duan Jansen Overseas ₹20,00,000


Also, not to forget, there are teams looking for wicket keepers in their squads.

Following is the list of some of the Wicketkeepers featuring in IPL 2023 mini auction that may grab high bid.

Nicholas Pooran Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Phil Salt Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
K.S. Bharat Indian ₹20,00,000
Mohammed Azharuddeen Indian ₹20,00,000
Sheldon Jackson Indian ₹20,00,000
Aryan Juyal Indian ₹20,00,000


Franchises have several spots left for bowlers in their squads. Some teams such as Punjab Kings and Delhi Capital may look for overseas bowling options. While Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings may target Indian capped or uncapped bowlers.

Here’s a list of some top bowlers whom franchises may target in the mini auction:

Adil Rashid Overseas ₹2,00,00,000
Jhye Richardson Overseas ₹1,50,00,000
Adam Zampa Overseas ₹1,50,00,000
Riley Meredith Overseas ₹1,50,00,000
Nathan Coulter-Nile Overseas ₹1,50,00,000
Mujeeb Rahman Overseas ₹1,00,00,000
Kyle Jamieson Overseas ₹1,00,00,000
Reece Topley Overseas ₹75,00,000
Jaydev Unadkat Indian ₹50,00,000
Mayank Markande Indian ₹50,00,000
Sandeep Sharma Indian ₹50,00,000
Piyush Chawla Indian ₹50,00,000
Joshua Little Overseas ₹50,00,000
Varun Aaron Indian ₹50,00,000
Dhawal Kulkarni Indian ₹50,00,000
Shivam Mavi Indian ₹40,00,000
Murugan Ashwin Indian ₹20,00,000
Shreyas Gopal Indian ₹20,00,000
Basil Thampi Indian ₹20,00,000
Paul Van Meekeren Overseas ₹20,00,000
Tejas Baroka Indian ₹20,00,000


Moreover, this year’s IPL is planned to take place in the old classic format of home and away games. In the previous two years due to COVID-19 outbreak, the BCCI successfully organized IPL, but it was played in closed doors in the UAE. In 2023 IPL is all set to welcome fans as they cheer their favorite teams on home and away grounds.