IPL Auctions 2018 Complete player list of sold and unsold players with price and money and teams which have bought them. The player auction is the biggest auction in the history of the Indian Premier League since the inaugural auction which took place before the league commenced back in 2008. Below is a live updating list of all the players who have been bought by the different franchises so far. auctions which will take place on January 27 and 28 in Bangalore. A total of 578 players have been finalized by the IPL. the tournament that will start from April 1, 2018.