IPL 2014 auctions: 10 things to know as players go under the hammer

The seventh edition of the Indian Premier League promises to be an action-packed tournament. As teams get set to plan their squads and outbid each other before they outplay each other, here's a look at 10 important facts of IPL auctions 2014.

updated: February 12, 2014 10:22 IST
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Bangalore: No. 1: For the first time, the players will be valued in Indian rupees during the player auction instead of the US dollars which was used in the first six seasons.

No. 2: For the first time in the history of IPL player auction, even uncapped Indian players will be auctioned. This is also expected to be the longest auctions - in terms of duration. The first of two days will begin at 0930 hrs (IST) and will go on till approximately 1800 hrs (IST)

No. 3: As many as 514 players will go under the hammer - 219 capped (169 Indian and 50 overseas) and 292 uncapped (255 Indian and 37 overseas).

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