IPL 2020 auction is all set to begin on December 19, 2019, for its 13th edition in Kolkata for the first time ever since its launch in 2008. As on final closing date November 30 all eight teams released in a total of 71 players, while retaining 127, which includes 35 overseas players.
IPL 2020 auction for eight teams
For the 13th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) t20 in 2020, the IPL governing council of India announced the list of 971 cricketers- which includes 713 domestic and the remaining 258 overseas players.
This 258 overseas players will compete for the 73 available spots between the eight franchise. All the eight franchise (teams) have time until December 9 to submit their shortlisted sheet of players, who will be available for the final auction.
Among the 971 cricketers in the list, 215 players are capped players (means they have represented their respective country at the top level). Two players are from the International cricket council (ICC) associate members nations and remaining 754 players are uncapped players who will enter into the auction this session,
Two legend players Mitchel Starc from Australia, who last played for RCB in 2015 has made unavailable since then due to injury and workload although at present he is part of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) from the last couple of years and is unlikely to play this session as well.
Another player Joe Root, Englands most reliable batsman and a captain of a test side is yet to play his first IPL game so far and has made himself unavailable this session as well.
However, Aaron Finch (Australia) and Glenn Maxwell (Australia) who were unavailable for the 12th edition of IPL is available for the entire 13th edition. Glenn Maxwell is currently on a break from international cricket owing to mental hazard is all set to return in cricket through IPL 2020 auction.
Players to undergo IPL 2020 auction according to the base price from top to bottom are:
Base price 2 crores players
Chris Lynn (Australia), Glenn Maxwell (Australia), Pat Cummins (Australia), Dale Steyn 9South Africa), Josh Hazlewood (Australia), Mitchel Marsh (Australia), Angello Mathews (Sri Lanka).
The base price of 1.5 crores
Shaun Marsh (Australia), Eoin Morgan (England), Jason Roy (England), Chris Woakes (England), David Willey (England), Chris Morris (South Africa), Robin Uthappa (India), Kaner Richardson (Australia), Kyle Abbott (Australia).
List of players to enter the pool by their country
Australia (55), South Africa (54),. Sri Lanka (39), West Indies (34), New Zealand (24), England (22), Afghanistan (19), Bangladesh (6), Zimbabwe (3), USA (1), Netherland(1).
List of eight franchises to enter the auction with available money
|Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)||Rs 42.70 crores|
|Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)||Rs 35.65 crores|
|Rajasthan Royals (RR)||28.90 crores|
|Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB)||27.90 crores|
|Delhi Capitals (DC)||27.85 crores|
|Sunrisders Hyderabad (SRH)||Rs 17 crores|
|Chennai Super King (CSK)||14.60 crores|
|Mumbai Indians (MI)||Rs 12.05 crores|