IPL auction attracts 1,003 players

1003 cricketers registered for IPL 2019 auction

Australia will be involved in a home summer followed by a World Cup in England, and then the Ashes series.

As many as 232 players have registered for the upcoming IPL auctions. As per reports, no cricketer has entered Rs 2 crore club.

There are on 70 spots available across the eight franchises that will compete in IPL 2019, and Australia is second behind South Africa in terms of hopefuls with 35 players registered.

One player each from Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands and United States of America have also registered for the auctions. While Chennai Super Kings needs just to fill in two spots (both Indians), Kings XI Punjab has 15 slots available (11 Indians, four overseas players)-the highest among the franchises.

Barring the West Indies and New Zealand, all other countries have put restrictions on the players' availability for the 12th season of IPL. The maximum price set for an Indian player is Rs 2.5 crore for the former Rajasthan Royals player is Jaydev Unadkat. USA, Hong Kong and Ireland have one player each in the initial list.

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In the Rs 2 crore bracket list, there are no Indians and the list is populated by veterans of the game as well as find of the India-England Test series, Sam Curran.

Akshar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Yuvraj Singh and Ishant Sharma have a base price of Rs 1 crore.

Another notable development will be the absence of auctioneer Richard Madley, who became a regular feature during the IPL auctions over the years.

The list will be further pruned for the auction with franchises being given time till December 10 to submit their wish-list of players.

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