THE PLAYERS' AUCTION for the 11th edition of IPL is just a few days away, and the think-tanks of all the eight franchises will be doing a thorough analysis before acquiring the best players from the auction pool in order to strengthen their respective sides. The bidding war is going to held on January 27 and 28 in Bengaluru.
One of the biggest sports players' auction is set to witness 578 cricketers going under the hammer, with minimum bidding starting at Rs 2 crore for the likes of Joe Root, Gautam Gambhir, Ben Stokes, and Shikhar Dhawan. Franchises will look for players that can stay fit and perform throughout the cash-rich league, without burning much of a hole in their pockets.
TFG takes a look at some of the stars who could turn out to be value for money (VFM) during the upcoming auction.