Lockie Ferguson Sold To RCB For INR 2 Cr in IPL 2024 Auction

Lockie Ferguson
Lockie Ferguson

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.

Lockie Ferguson Sold To RCB For INR 2 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.

New Zealand bowler Lockie Ferguson registered his name in the IPL 2024 Auction players list at a base price of INR 2 crore.

Lockie Ferguson was brought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 2 crore during the accelerated auction process.

Lockie Ferguson made his IPL debut in the 2017 edition for Rising Pune Supergiants in a match against Gujarat Lions at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

Lockie Ferguson so far has played 38 IPL Matches and bagged 37 wickets with a BBM of 4/28.

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.