IPL Auction 2018: When and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming

When and where to watch, coverage on TV and live streaming of IPL Auction 2018

FirstCricket Staff, Jan,22 2018

Mumbai: After a gap of ten years, all teams at the Indian Premier League (IPL) may wear a fresh look, thanks to the mega auction scheduled for 27 and 28 January in Bengaluru. A total of 578 players — pruned from the initial list of 1122 — will go under the hammer under eight distinct slabs.

While there is considerable buzz about who the top buys could be, names of 16 'marquee players' have been confirmed, and they include English duo of Ben Stokes and Joe Root, besides India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin .

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.

Here's all you need to know about catching all the action from the IPL Auction 2018 live:

Mumbai Indians won the 2017 edition of IPL. AFP

Mumbai Indians won the 2017 edition of IPL. AFP

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.

Where can you follow the matches online?

You can follow all the live news and updates on Firstpost. The auction will be streamed online on Hotstar.

Published Date: Jan 22, 2018 | Updated Date: Jan 22, 2018




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1 India 5313 121
2 South Africa 4484 115
3 Australia 4174 104
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 England 4829 99
6 Sri Lanka 4374 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 7594 122
2 South Africa 6911 117
3 England 6871 116
4 New Zealand 6550 115
5 Australia 6376 112
6 Pakistan 4877 96
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3272 126
2 Australia 2345 123
3 India 3385 121
4 New Zealand 2878 120
5 West Indies 2538 115
6 South Africa 2238 112