991 players register for IPL auction for next season
Kochi: A total of 991 players, including 714 Indians and 277 overseas, have registered to be a part of the IPL 2023 auction, which is scheduled to take place on December 23 in Kochi.
The BCCI made announcements about this on Thursday. The IPL player registration closed on November 30, 2022 and the list includes 185 capped, 786 uncapped and 20 players from associate nations.
According to the BCCI, the players have been divided into various categories, including Capped Indians (19 players), Capped Internationals (166), Associates (20), Uncapped Indians who played in the previous IPL season (91), Uncapped Internationals (3). , Uncapped Indians (604 players), Uncapped Internationals (88 players).
Also, 277 overseas players are also from different countries, including Afghanistan (14), Australia (57), Bangladesh (6), England (31), Ireland (8), Namibia (5), Netherlands (7) , New Zealand (27), Scotland (2), South Africa (52), Sri Lanka (23), United Arab Emirates (6), West Indies (33) and Zimbabwe (6). Notably, if each franchise is required to have a maximum of 25 players in their squad, then 87 players are available for purchase in the auction, of which 30 players can be overseas players.
Last month, the franchise announced its list of retained and released players. For this, Sunrisers have the highest amount of money for the auction (Rs 42.25 crore), followed by Punjab (Rs 32.20 crore), Lucknow (Rs 23.35 crore), Mumbai (Rs 20.55 crore), Chennai (Rs 20.45 crore), Delhi (Rs 20.45 crore), 19.45 Cr), Gujarat (Rs 19.25 Cr), Rajasthan Royals (Rs 13.2 Cr), RCB (Rs 8.75 Cr) and KKR (Rs 7.05 Cr).