215 capped players, 754 uncapped and a couple of players USA and The Netherlands have registered for the Indian Premier League 2019 auction in Kolkata.
The IPL 2020 auction, which is set to be held in Kolkata on December 19, will see some intense bidding wars. A total of 971 players (713 Indian and 258 overseas) have entered the auction pool this time, with some of the names to be shortlisted by December 9. A total of 73 spots will be filled through the auction.
There are 215 capped players, 754 uncapped and a couple of players from associate nations — USA and The Netherlands will aim to fill up the available 73 spots.
The franchises need to submit the list by Monday evening.
Top five domestic players likely to be shortlisted
- R Sai Kishore
- Yashasvi Jaiswal
- Darshan Nalkande
- Rohan Kadam
- Priyam Garg
Top five overseas players likely to be shortlisted
- Chris Lynn
- Pat Cummins
- Tom Banton
- Sam Curran
- Glenn Maxwell