The BCCI on Thursday launched a listing of 292 gamers who will go beneath the hammer on the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) public sale, scheduled to be held in Chennai on February 18.
As many as 1114 gamers had registered for the mini-auction however the ultimate listing was trimmed right down to solely 292 names. The ultimate listing was ready after the eight franchises submitted shortlist of gamers.
Among the many Indian names, solely two gamers — Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav — have a base worth of INR 2 crore. Different eight gamers who’ve set themselves a base worth on INR 2 crore are — Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy & Mark Wooden have chosen to be slotted within the highest bracket. 12 gamers are within the public sale listing with a base worth of INR 1.5 crore.
Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Yadav are the 2 Indian gamers within the listing of 11 cricketers with a base worth of INR 1 crore. 164 Indian gamers, 125 abroad gamers and three gamers from Affiliate Nations will go beneath the hammer within the public sale in Chennai.
Royal Challengers Bangalore have highest the variety of 13 slots obtainable whereas Sunrisers have solely three vacancies. Kings XI Punjab go into the public sale with the very best purse (Rs 53. 1 crore) whereas Sunrisers can spend rather less than 11 crore (10.75 crore).
CSK may have an attention-grabbing public sale with a 22.7 crore purse and 7 slots to fill. Each Harbhajan and Jadhav have been launched by Chennai Tremendous Kings this 12 months.
Sachin Tendulkar‘s son Arjun, a left-arm quick bowler, has additionally been included within the pruned listing, within the lowest base worth class of Rs 20 lakh. There are 12 gamers with a base worth of Rs 1.5 crore.
(With PTI Inputs)