IPL 2021 Auction: West Indies lead in numbers among 1097 registered players


As many as 1097 players have registered for the much-awaited IPL public sale to be held right here on February 18 with most entries coming from the West Indies (56) adopted by Australia (42) and South Africa (38).

The participant registration deadline closed on Thursday and the checklist contains 207 worldwide players together with 21 capped Indians.

Twenty-seven players will symbolize the affiliate nations and 863 uncapped cricketers, together with 743 Indians and 68 abroad.

The variety of uncapped Indians who’ve performed not less than one IPL recreation stands at 50 and two for abroad uncapped players.

“If every franchise were to have the maximum of 25 players in their squad, 61 players will be taken in the auction (of which up to 22 may be overseas players),” learn the IPL assertion on Friday.

The public sale, scheduled a day after the second Test between India and England, will begin at 3 pm native time.

Kings XI Punjab go into the public sale with the most important purse accessible at Rs 53.20 crore, adopted by RCB (Rs 35.90 crore), RR (Rs 34.85 crore), CSK (Rs 22.90 crore), MI (Rs 15.35 crore), DC (Rs 12.9 crore) and Rs 10.75 crore every for KKR and SRH.

The 2020 version was held in the UAE as a result of pandemic however the upcoming version is more likely to be performed in India.

Top Australian attracts like Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell had been launched from Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab respectively on the final day of the retention deadline on January 20.

The different notable names to be launched had been Chris Morris, Harbhajan Singh and Aaron Finch. A complete of 139 players had been retained by the franchises and 57 players had been releases.

Country-wise breakdown of 283 abroad players who’ve registered: Afghanistan (30), Australia (42), Bangladesh (5), England (21), Ireland (2), Nepal (8), Netherlands (1), New Zealand (29), Scotland (7), South Africa (38), Sri Lanka (31), UAE (9), USA (2), West Indies (56), Zimbabwe (2).




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