IPL 2020 Player Auction: 713 Indian, 971 players register

IPL 2020 Player Auction: 713 Indian, 971 players register

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New Delhi, Dec 3: The Indian Premier League (IPL) player registration closed on November 30 with 971 players (713 Indian and 258 overseas players) signing up to be a part of the IPL 2020 player auction set to take place in Kolkata on December 19. Aiming to fill up the available 73 spots are 215 capped players, 754 uncapped and 2 players from Associate Nations.

The Capped Indian (19 players), Uncapped Indian (634 players), Uncapped Indians who have played at least 1 IPL match (60 players), while Capped International (196 players) and Uncapped International (60 players) while Associate (2 players), the BCCI said in a statement on Monday. Franchises will now have time till December 9 to submit their shortlist of players that will make up the final IPL 2020 Player.

Meanwhile, Hugh Edmeades will once again be the auctioneer.

The country-wise breakdown of 258 overseas players are as follows:

Country Players Registered

Afghanistan 19

Australia 55

Bangladesh 6

England 22

Netherlands 1

New Zealand 24

South Africa 54

Sri Lanka 39

US 1

West Indies 34

Zimbabwe 3 (UNI)