IPL 2019 will begin on March 23rd, 2019 in India, the CoA and BCCI confirmed on Tuesday. However, each of the eight franchises will have a lot on its shoulders to take care off. As a bulk of the money got involved in purchasing players during the IPL 2019 auctions; the pressure would mount on both, players and the franchise, to deliver good and go for the trophy. Meanwhile, we at Sportzwiki, have figured out much would it cost a franchise if they play this likeable XI in all of their 14 group games. Considering the cost of each player in the IPL auctions, we have got some numbers for you.
The estimated cost of one game for each franchise in IPL 2019
- Chennai Super Kings
The defending champions had kept 23 off 25 players with them heading into the auction. They just bought two players, and thus filled their quota in no time.
|Chennai Super Kings||Per Match Cost (INR)|
|Faf du Plessis||11,42,857.14|
The total estimated cost to be spent by CSK in one game of IPL 2019 – 4,14,28,571
- Mumbai Indians
Three-time IPL champions, Mumbai Indians have had a strong squad since the day one. Though ahead of IPL 2019 auctions, they had retained their core and left out a few significant names. However, they bagged the services of two veterans, Yuvraj Singh and Lasith Malinga.
|Mumbai Indians||Per Match Cost (INR)|
|Quinton de Kock||20,00,000|
The total estimated cost to be spent by MI in one game of IPL 2019 – 4,60,00,000
- Sunrisers Hyderabad
The runners-up of last season, Sunrisers Hyderabad made some smart picks in the IPL 2019 auctions. Meanwhile, for them, the return of David Warner will be their biggest boost.
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||Per Match Cost (INR)|
|Shakib Al Hasan||14,28,571.42|
The total estimated cost to be spent by SRH in one game of IPL 2019 – 4,25,00,000
- Royal Challengers Bangalore
The side which has had match-winners listed for years together, RCB, is yet to its hands on an IPL trophy. Though they have been choosey in the IPL 2019 auctions, RCB can still enter the tournament as the dark horse.
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||Per Match Cost (INR)|
|Ab de Villiers||78,57,142.85|
|Colin de Grandhomme||15,71,428.57|
The total estimated cost to be spent by RCB in one game of IPL 2019 – 4,52,14,286
- Kings XI Punjab
The Punjab-based franchise perhaps has the happiest of outings in the IPL 2019 auctions. Though their job has been done half, they need to fulfil their dreams by playing well.
|Kings XI Punjab||Per March Cost (INR)|
The total estimated cost to be spent by KXIP in one game of IPL 2019 – 3,91,78,571.37
- Delhi Capitals
The newly renamed Delhi franchise, Delhi Capitals, have a revamped squad heading into the IPL 2019. Though they traded three players for Shikhar Dhawan, the DC would aim to upset the other teams in the tournament.
|Delhi Capitals||Per Match Cost (INR)|
The total estimated cost to be spent by DC in one game of IPL 2019 – 3,00,00,000
- Kolkata Knight Riders
If not the most decorated, one of the decorated sides in the history of IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders will enter the IPL 2019 as the favourites. Having covered all of their basis, KKR will want to hit the bullseye for the joint-record third time.
|Kolkata Knight Riders||Per Match Cost (INR)|
The total estimated cost to be spent by KKR in one game of IPL 2019 – 4,30,71,428
- Rajasthan Royals
The last but not the least, Rajasthan Royals, the first winners of the Indian Premier League also possess a threat to other sides. Termed as one of the smartest franchises, in terms of picking players; RR had a sound outing in the IPL 2019 auctions.
|Rajasthan Royals||Per Match Cost (INR)|
The total estimated cost to be spent by RR in one game of IPL 2019 – 4,78,92,857
Here is the complete table of the estimated cost of one game for each franchise in IPL 2019
|Team||Estimated Cost/Match (INR)|
|Chennai Super Kings||41428571.38|
|Kings XI Punjab||3428571.42|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||43071428.53|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||45214285.67|