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1214 players register for IPL 2022 Player Auction

1214 players register for IPL 2022 Player Auction
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The IPL Player Registration closed on January 20th, 2022. A total of 1,214 players (896 Indian and 318 overseas players) have signed up to be part of the IPL 2022 Player Auction. In this year 10 teams are going to bid for these players.

The two-day Mega Auction will see 10 Teams bidding for some of the finest talents in world cricket.

The players’ list incorporates 270 capped, 903 uncapped, and 41 Associate players.

The detailed list is as below:    

  • – Capped Indian (61 players)
  • – Capped International (209 players)
  • – Associate (41 players)
  • – Uncapped Indians who were a part of previous IPL seasons (143 players)
  • – An Uncapped International who were a part of previous IPL seasons (6 players)
  • – Uncapped Indians (692 players)
  • – Uncapped Internationals (62 players)

Note: If every franchise were to have a maximum of 25 players in their squad, 217 players will be taken in the auction (of which up to 70 may be overseas players).

The country-wise breakdown of 318 overseas players is listed below:

CountryPlayers Registered CountryPlayers Registered
Afghanistan20 Bhutan1
Australia59 Namibia5
Bangladesh9 Nepal15
England30 Netherlands1
Ireland3 Oman3
New Zealand29 Scotland1
South Africa48 UAE1
Sri Lanka36 USA14
West Indies41   

A total of 33 players have been retained/picked ahead of the Player Auction. The existing 8 IPL Franchises have retained a total of 27 players while the 2 new IPL teams have picked 6 players ahead of the Auction.

The list is as below:

Ravindra JadejaRishabh PantAndre RussellRohit SharmaMayank Agarwal
MS DhoniAxar PatelVarun ChakravarthyJasprit BumrahArshdeep Singh
Moeen AliPrithvi ShawVenkatesh IyerSuryakumar Yadav 
Ruturaj GaikwadAnrich NortjeSunil NarineKieron Pollard 

RRRCBSRHTeam AhmedabadTeam Lucknow
Sanju SamsonVirat KohliKane WilliamsonHardik PandyaKL Rahul
Jos ButtlerGlenn MaxwellAbdul SamadRashid KhanMarcus Stoinis
Yashasvi JaiswalMohammed SirajUmran MalikShubman GillRavi Bishnoi

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