IPL Mid-Season Transfer – New Rules Issued by IPL Committee

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IPL Mid season transfer players list
IPL Mid season transfer

BCCI introduced the IPL mid season transfer with new rules and regulations which would be in favour of the players. The method has been introduced in the 2019 season of IPL where only uncapped players are allowed to do so.

In the 15th edition of IPL, BCCI rules allow the capped players to get part in the mid-season transfer. Before the mid season transfer check the current IPL 2022 squad for all 10 teams after the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

What is Mid Season transfer IPL?

Mid-Season Transfer is a new format introduced in the 2019 Indian Premier League season. This allows the franchise to recruit a new member(uncapped players) for their team to play the remaining matches. But since IPL 2020 BCCI allows recruiting capped players of the season under “IPL Mid Season transfer”.

Mid-season Transfer Rules

How many days does the IPL mid season transfer window open?

The IPL 2022 mid-season transfer window will be open for five days. Capped players will be a part of the mid-season transfer since IPL 2022 mid-season transfer wherein in 2019 only uncapped players were allowed to be a part of this.

Will players continue to play for the same team in Next IPL?

No, the BCCI rules won’t allow that. Players who traded in mid of the IPL 2022 season will return to their parent team after the season and will be a part of their parent franchise in IPL 2023.

Can the player play against their parent team?

No, If a player has been roped by a franchise in the mid-season, the player won’t play against their parent team.

For Ex: If Mandeep Singh is picked by CSK in IPL mid season transfer, then he won’t be allowed to play against DC. Which is the parent franchise for Mandeep in IPL 2022.

What is the fee structure that they will get?

According to a report in the Indian Express, the lending franchise will get the mutually agreed amount between two franchises, which is not subject to a salary cap. Fifty percent of the loan fee will have to be paid “within 7 days of registration” and the rest “within 7 days of the final match of the season”.

Which players are eligible for IPL mid season transfer?

As per IPL mid season transfer rules, “Any player who has played (in XI or as concussion substitute) less than two matches” will be eligible for transfer. Teams can loan out capped and uncapped both Indian and overseas players during this window based on mutual consent.

How many Players can be traded via IPL Mid season Transfer?

As per IPL mid season transfer rules, a franchise is allowed to loan only three players in one IPL season.

Why did the IPL Mid season Transfer fail?

The rules of the mid-season transfer window stated that the player cannot play for his ‘parent’ team. The arrangement was also temporary.

Many franchises were also not open about the idea of a player going to another team in the middle of the season as they were fearful that the plans and strategies of the teams could be utilised by the opponent. The fact that it was a temporary arrangement and the player could not play against his ‘parent’ team put many players and franchises off.

IPL Mid season Transfer Really Necessary?

No, many cricket experts feels that IPL Mid season Transfer is probably not the best idea for the cash-rich league tournament. Some suggest to tweak the rules and ensure that the player goes to the franchise on a permanent basis or they simply cancel this mid-season transfer window initiative.