The 2021 IPL auction is probably going to be held on February 11. For all the eight franchises the IPL has additionally set January 20 as the deadline to present the lists of released and retained players. Those were two of the key points decided by the IPL Governing Council which met on Monday. The dates and venue(s) haven’t been settled at this point for the 2021 season. It is perceived the three-man board, which is led by former India batsman Brijesh Patel and furthermore has former India left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha as a part, thought on the different choices for the venue. With the pandemic proceeding to flood in India, the Governing Council is perceived to have held the UAE as one of the alternatives. IPL remains uncertain about whether to conduct the 2021 edition matches on a home-and-away basis with the pandemic throwing up several challenges regularly. Like each year the IPL is probably going to increase the auction tote by INR 3 crore. By chance, the Chennai Super Kings, who had glaring issues in the 2020 season had the smallest purse of 0.15 crore after the previous auction. While the Kings XI Punjab had the biggest balance of INR 16.5 crore. The balance purse for the remaining teams: Rajasthan Royals (14.75 crore), Sunrisers Hyderabad (10.1 crore), Delhi Capitals (9 crore), Kolkata Knight Riders (8.5 crore), Royal Challengers Bangalore (6.4 crore), and Mumbai Indians (1.95 crore).