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IPL 2023 auction in Kochi: 991 players register; 277 overseas

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The IPL player registration for this month’s auction closed on Wednesday (November 30). A total of 991 players (714 Indian and 277 overseas players) have signed up to be part of the IPL 2023 Player Auction set to take place on December 23 in Kochi.

The players’ list includes 185 capped, 786 uncapped and 20 players from associate nations, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said.

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Australia has the maximum number of players in the overseas list with 57 followed by South Africa with 52.

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The detailed list is as below:

  • Capped Indian (19 players)
  • Capped International (166 players)
  • Associate (20 players)
  • Uncapped Indians who were a part of previous IPL seasons (91 players)
  • Uncapped International who were a part of previous IPL seasons (3 players)
  • Uncapped Indians (604 players)
  • Uncapped Internationals (88 players)

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The country-wise breakdown of 277 overseas players is listed below:

Country Players registered
Afghanistan 14
Australia 57
Bangladesh 6
England 31
Ireland 8
Namibia 5
Netherlands 7
New Zealand 27
Scotland 2
South Africa 52
Sri Lanka 23
West Indies 33
Zimbabwe 6

Note: If each franchise was to have a maximum of 25 players in its squad, 87 players are available to be bought in the auction (of which up to 30 players can be overseas players).

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