IPL auction: 346 players to go under the hammer

While 1003 players had initially registered, the final list has been pruned after the eight franchises submitted their shortlist of players.

Jaydev Unadkat, last season’s top Indian grosser with a whopping bid amount of Rs. 11.5 crore leads the pack among Indian players with a base price of Rs. 1.5 crore.   -  K.V.S. Giri

A total of 346 cricketers are set to go under the hammer at the IPL 2019 player auction in Jaipur on December 18.

While 1003 players had initially registered, the final list has been pruned after the eight franchises submitted their shortlist of players.

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With Rs. 2 crore as the highest reserve price, nine overseas players – Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, Lasith Malinga, Shaun Marsh, Colin Ingram, Corey Anderson, Angelo Mathews, D’Arcy Short — have opted to be slotted in the highest bracket.

Muhammad Ali Khan of United States of America and Stephan Myburgh from The Netherlands have made the cut from the associate nations.

Here's the full list of players

Jaydev Unadkat, last season’s top Indian grosser with a whopping bid amount of Rs. 11.5 crore, leads the pack among Indian players with a base price of Rs. 1.5 crore. Former Kings XI Punjab all-rounders Yuvraj Singh and Axar Patel have set their base price at Rs. 1 crore.

With Rs. 1.5 crore as the base price, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel will hope to return to action for the 12th season of the IPL.

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Among the Indian quicks, Mohammed Shami has set his base price at Rs. 1 crore while Ishant Sharma will invite the first bid at Rs. 75 lakh. 

List of Capped Players as per their base price

Base Price (INR)TotalIndiansOverseas
2 Crore9-9
1.5 Crore1019
1 Crore19415
75 Lakh18216
50 Lakh621844

 

List of Uncapped Players as per their base price

Base Price (INR)TotalIndiansOverseas
40 Lakh7-7
30 Lakh853
20 Lakh21319617

 

Here is a countrywise breakup of the players

Afghanistan8
Australia23
Bangladesh2
England18
India226
Ireland1
Netherlands1
New Zealand13
South Africa26
Sri Lanka7
United States of America1
West Indies18
Zimbabwe2