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IPL 2021 Player Auction: 1097 Players Register; Maximum of 61 Slots up For Grabs

The IPL Player Registration closed on 4th February, 2021 with 1097 players (814 Indian and 283 overseas players) signing up to be a part of the IPL 2021 Player Auction set to take place in Chennai on 18th February, 2021.

IPL 2021 Player Auction: 1097 Players Register; Maximum of 61 Slots up For Grabs

1097 players (814 Indian and 283 overseas players) have signing up to be a part of the IPL 2021 Player Auction set to take place in Chennai on 18th February 2021 and a maximum of 61 players can be picked up at Auction if every franchise chooses to have the maximum of 25 players in their squad (of which up to 22 may be overseas players).

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The Auction will begin from 3 PM onwards. The player's list incorporates 207 capped, 863 uncapped and 27 Associate players. The detailed list is as below:-

• Capped Indian (21 players)

• Capped International (186 players)

• Associate (27 players)

• Uncapped Indian players who have played at least 1 IPL match (50 players)

• Overseas uncapped players who have played at least 1 IPL match (2 players)

• Uncapped Indians (743 players)

• Uncapped International (68 players)

The country-wise breakdown of 283 overseas players is listed below:

Country Players Registered

CountryPlayers Registered
Afghanistan30
Australia42
Bangladesh5
England21
Ireland2
Nepal8
Netherlands1
New Zealand29
Scotland7
South Africa38
Sri Lanka31
UAE9
USA2
West Indies56
Zimbabwe2

With franchises done with their retention, everyone in the cricketing circles are eagerly awaiting the IPL 2021 mini auctions. Some of the big Aussie cricketers including Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith and Aaron Finch have been released from their respective franchses and the fans would like to see what happens to these cricketers as their IPL career seems to be on the line for the moment.

Also, the BBL(Big Bash League) is underway and the teams would want to acquire some of the players who have a fair run in the tournament so far. These include the likes of Josh Inglis, Jake Weatherald and Craig Mcdermott. Also the focus is bound to be on some of the Indian players who were released: Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav and Parthiv Patel.

Here are the players who we know who will go into the auction pool:

Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch, Chris Morris, Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay, Piyush Chawla, Alex Carey, Keemo Paul, Tushar Deshpande, Sandeep Lamichhane, Mohit Sharma, Jason Roy, Sheldon Cottrell, Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, Hardus Viljoen, James Neesham, Krishnappa Gowtham, Karun Nair, Jagadeesha Suchith, Tejinder Singh Dhillon, Chris Green, Harry Gurney, M Siddharth, Nikhil Naik, Siddhesh Lad, Tom Banton, Prince Balwant Rai, Digvijay Deshmukh, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Pattinson, Sherfane Rutherford, Mitchell McCleneghan, Akash Singh, Anirudha Joshi, Ankit Rajpoot, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Tom Curran, Varun Aaron, Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, Moeen Ali, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Isuru Udana, Gurkeerat Mann, Billy Stanlake, Sandeep Bavanaka, Fabian Allen, Sanjay Yadav and Prithviraj Yarra.