As many as 351 cricketers are set to go under the hammer when the 2016 Indian Premier league (IPL) Players’ Auction takes place in Bengaluru on February 6. However, only a maximum of 116 players can be bought at the auction.
The full list of players short-listed for the auctions has been released. It includes 130 capped players, 219 uncapped players and two from Associate Nations. Out of these, 230 are Indians and 121 foreigners. The list was trimmed down from the original list of 714 cricketers who had given their names for the IPL auctions.
29 Australian capped cricketers have been short-listed for the auction. They are followed by players from India (26), West Indies (20), South Africa (18), Sri Lanka (16), New Zealand, (9), England (7) and Bangladesh (5).
|Team||Funds Remaining||Rights to Match||Overseas Players||Total Players|
|Player||Type||Base Price – RS|
5 Bangladeshi Players
|Players||Type||Best Price ( RS – Indian Rupee )|
|Mushfiqur rahim||Wicket Keeper||30,00,000|
|Soumya Sarkar||All Rounder||50,00,000|