Gerald Coetzee Sold To MI For INR 5 Cr in IPL 2024 Auction

Gerald Coetzee
Gerald Coetzee (image: RSA)

The IPL 2024 auction is scheduled to be hosted on December 19 at Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai. A total of 333 cricketers will go under the gavel during the event.

Gerald Coetzee Sold To MI For INR 5 Cr in IPL 2024 Auction

Out of 333 players, 214 are Indians and 119 are overseas players of which 2 players are from associate nations. The participating 10 teams have a total of 77 slots to fill of which 30 can be overseas players.

Gerald Coetzee registered his name in the IPL 2024 Auction players list at a base price of INR 2 crore.

South African all-rounder Gerald Coetzee was brought by Mumbai Indians for INR 5 crores in the IPL 2024 Auction.

South African all-rounder Gerald Coetzee becomes a sensation following his impressive performances in the World Cup 2023. He broke into the South African side as one of the key pacers for the 2023 World Cup following the injury concerns to senior fast bowlers Anrich Nortje and Sisanda Magala.

He ended the tournament as the leading wicket-taker for South Africa with 20 scalps in 8 matches.

Gerald Coetzee so far played 2 Tests, 14 ODIs and 4 T20Is and bagged 9, 31 and 6 wickets respectively.

IPL 2024 Auction Rules

As BCCI decides to host a mini-auction for the 2024 season, franchises have the advantage of retaining the majority of their players compared to the mega auction.

  • No franchise will be allowed to buy a player beyond their purse balance.
  • Each team has to spend at least 75% of their total amount.
  • The option of the Right to Match (RTM) card will not be available to franchises.
  • The number of players in each team should not exceed 25 while each squad should have a minimum of 18 players.
  • According to the IPL committee rules, each franchise can have 25 players in their squad, out of which a maximum of 8 can be foreign players. In Playing 11, each team can have a maximum of 4 overseas players in the mix.