The player registration for IPL 2020 closed on November 30 with 971 players (713 Indian and 258 overseas players) signing up to be a part of the cash-rich event. The IPL auction is scheduled to be held in Kolkata on December 19.
There are about 73 spots to be filled with 215 capped players, 754 uncapped and 2 players from Associate Nations being available.
🚨🚨 971 players register for VIVO IPL 2020 Player Auction 🚨🚨
Deadline for franchises to submit their shortlist of players: 9th December – 5PM IST 🕔
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) December 2, 2019
- Capped Indian (19 players)
- Uncapped Indian (634 players)
- Uncapped Indians who have played at least 1 IPL match (60 players)
- Capped International (196 players
- Uncapped International (60 players)
- Associate (2 players)
With the IPL player registration closed on November 30, franchises will now have time till December 9 evening to submit their shortlist of players that will make up the final auction list.
Hugh Edmeades will once again set the ball rolling on the dais during the auction which will see cricketers from Afghanistan (19), Australia (55), Bangladesh (6), England (22), Netherlands (1), New Zealand (24), South Africa (54), Sri Lanka (39), USA (1), West Indies (34) and Zimbabwe (3) going under the hammer.
(Inputs from The Indian Express)