IPL auction: 991 players register for 2023 pool - 185 capped, 786 uncapped, 20 from Associate nations

Among all other countries, Australia has the most players in the auction pool - 57.

The TATA IPL trophy.

The TATA IPL trophy. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Among all other countries, Australia has the most players in the auction pool - 57.

A total of 991 players - 714 Indians and 277  overseas - have signed up to be a part of the upcoming Indian Premier League auction, the IPL Governing Council announced on Thursday.

It will be a one-day event, and in addition to the money left over from their previous auction purse, each team will have an additional Rs 5 crore to spend this year. 

“If every franchise were to have a maximum of 25 players in their squad, 87 players are available to be bought in the auction (of which up to 30 players can be overseas players),” a statement from BCCI secretary Jay Shah said.

Where is the IPL auction being held?

The IPL 2023 mini-auction is scheduled to take place on December 23, 2022 in Kochi.

Earlier, there were proposals to host the auction in Istanbul but the idea was dropped due to logistical issues. “The franchises were also kept in the loop before finalising the venue,” a Board insider had earlier told Sportstar.

When did the IPL player registration window close?

The deadline for IPL 2023 player registrations was on November 30, 2022.

How many capped, uncapped and Associate nations’ players have registered for the IPL Auction 2023?

The players’ list includes 185 capped, 786  uncapped and 20 players from Associate Nations.

The detailed list is as under:

  • ⦿ Capped Indian players: 19
  • ⦿ Capped international players: 166
  • ⦿ Associate players: 20
  • ⦿ Uncapped Indian players who were a part of previous IPL seasons: 91
  • ⦿ Uncapped international players who were a part of previous IPL seasons: 3
  • ⦿ Uncapped Indian players: 604
  • ⦿ Uncapped international players: 88

Players from which country have registered for the IPL Auction 2023?

CountryNumber of players registered
Afghanistan14
Australia57
Bangladesh6
England31
Ireland8
Namibia5
Netherlands7
New Zealand27
Scotland2
South Africa52
Sri Lanka23
UAE6
West Indies33
Zimbabwe6
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