991 players sign up for the IPL 2023 auction

A total of 991 cricketers, including 714 Indians, have registered for the IPL 2023 Players’ Auction to be held in Kochi on December 23.

Of the 14 overseas countries, Australia has the most in the auction pool with 57 players, followed by South Africa (52).

West Indies (33), England (31), New Zealand (27), Sri Lanka (23), Afghanistan (14) Ireland (8), Netherlands (7), Bangladesh (6), United Arab Emirates (6) , Zimbabwe (6 ), Namibia (5) and Scotland (2) are the other countries.

“If each franchise had a maximum of 25 players in its roster, 87 players would be available to buy in the auction (of which a maximum of 30 players could be foreign players),” BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said in a statement.

The player list has 185 capped, 786 uncapped and 20 Associate Nations players.

Among the capped players are 19 players from India.

Twenty players have registered their name from member countries.

The uncapped players who played IPL before include 91 from India and 604 from abroad.

The list has 604 uncapped Indians and 88 overseas.

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