On Thursday (December 1), The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that a total of 991 players have registered for the upcoming IPL 2023 auction.
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The deadline for the play registration closed on November 30 and 714 Indian players, and 277 overseas players have put their names for the IPL 2023 Players’ Auction to be held in Kochi on December 23.
“The IPL Player Registration closed on 30th Nov 2022. A total of 991 players (714 Indian and 277 overseas players) have signed up to be part of the TATA IPL 2023 Player Auction set to take place on 23rd December 2022 in Kochi,” the BCCI released a statement.
“The players’ list includes 185 capped, 786 uncapped and 20 players from Associate Nations,” it added.
Among the 14 overseas countries, Australia with 57 players have the most in the auction pool, followed by South Africa (52). West Indies (33), England (31), New Zealand (27), Sri Lanka (23), Afghanistan (14) Ireland (8), Netherlands (7), Bangladesh (6), UAE (6), Zimbabwe (6), Namibia (5) and Scotland (2) are the other countries.
The players’ list includes 185 capped, 786 uncapped and 20 players from Associate Nations.
The detailed list is as below:
- Capped Indian (19 players)
- Capped International (166 players)
- Associate (20 players)
- Uncapped Indians who were a part of previous IPL seasons (91 players)
- Uncapped International who were a part of previous IPL seasons (3 players)
- Uncapped Indians (604 players)
- Uncapped Internationals (88 players)
Country-Wise Breakdown of 277 Overseas Players
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).