A total of 292 players will go under the hammer in the Indian Premier League auction, which will be held in Chennai on February 18.
Last week, 1,114 cricketers had registered for the auction, however, the final list was pruned after the eight franchises submitted their shortlist of players. A total of 164 Indian players, 125 overseas players and three players from Associate Nations will be up for grabs in the aution.
Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav and eight overseas players – Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood – have chosen to be slotted in the highest bracket of Rs 2 crore.
A total of players are in the auction list with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Yadav are the two Indian players in the list of 11 cricketers with a base price of Rs 1 crore.
THE PRICE TAG
Rs 2 crore: 10 (Indians: 2, Overseas: 8)
Rs 1.5 crore: 12 (Indians: 0, Overseas: 12)
Rs 1 crore: 11 (Indians: 2, Overseas: 9)
Rs 75 lakh: 15 (Indians: 0, Overseas: 15)
Rs 50 lakh: 65 (Indians: 13, Overseas: 52)