A total of 405 players set to go under the hammer as we look at the official short-listed players list for the IPL 2023 Mini Auction.
The BCCI on Tuesday officially announced the final list of the short-listed players for the IPL 2023 Mini Auction. From the total of 991 players who had registered for the Auction, only 405 players have been short-listed based on the interest of the 10 franchises.
The final 405 players are bifurcated into 273 Indian players and 132 Overseas players. Whereas the list has 119 capped players, 283 uncapped players with 4 players from associate nations. In terms of overseas players, England has 27 players and South Africa has 22 players. Whereas Australia has 21 players and West Indies has 20 players.
In terms of the base price, the brackets remain similar to what we had seen in IPL 2022 Mega Auction. The 405 players are divided into 8 brackets with the maximum base price being INR 2 crores and the minimum bracket being INR 0.2 crores. The other price brackets being INR 1.5 cr, INR 1 Cr, INR 0.75 Cr, INR 0.5 Cr, INR 0.4 Cr, and INR 0.3 Cr.
The IPL 2023 Mini Auction is set to take place on December 23 in Kochi. To recap, 10 teams have a total of 87 spots vacant with a maximum of 30 spots available for overseas players. So, as we wait for the Auction to begin, let’s look at the final shot-listed list of players that will go under the hammer in the IPL 2023 Mini Auction.
IPL 2023 Mini Auction Final Short-listed Players List
The INR 2 crore base price has a total of 19 players with all being overseas players. According to 24betting exchange analysts, these players have the highest chance to make noise during the next season. Some of the prominent names that can fetch a big price in the Auction include Sam Curran, Ben Stokes, Cameroon Green, Nicholas Pooran, Rille Rossouw, and Kane Williamson.
INR 2 Cr Base Price:
Overseas: Adam Milne, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Cameron Green, Chris Lynn, Chris Jordan, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, Jason Holder, Jimmy Neesham, Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Phil Salt, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Rilee Rossouw, Sam Curran, Tom Banton, Travis Head & Tymal Mills
INR 1.5 Cr Base Price:
Similar to INR 2 crores base price, the INR 1.5 crores base price doesn’t have any Indian player. But it has a total of 11 overseas players. Some of the prominent names that can fetch big in the Auction include Harry Brook and Shakib Al Hasan.
Overseas: Adam Zampa, Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Jason Roy, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Riley Meredith, Sean Abbott, Shakib Al Hasan, Sherfane Rutherford & Will Jacks
INR 1 Cr Base Price:
INR 1 crores is the highest base price that has Indian players. We have two names in the list in the form of Manish Pandey and Mayank Agarwal. Barring these two, there are a total of 18 overseas players. Some prominent names include Joe Root, Heinrich Klaasen, and Mujeeb Rahman.
Indian: Manish Pandey and Mayank Agarwal
Overseas: Akeal Hosein, Andrew Tye, Daryl Mitchell, David Wiese, Heinrich Klaasen, Joe Root, Kyle Jamieson, Luke Wood, Matt Henry, Michael Bracewell, Mohammad Nabi, Moises Henriques, Mujeeb Rahman, Rahkeem Cornwall, Roston Chase, Shai Hope, Tabraiz Shamsi & Tom Latham
INR 0.75 Cr Base Price:
For INR 0.75 crores base price, we have a total of 9 overseas players as listed below. There are no Indian players with INR 0.75 base price.
Overseas: Carlos Brathwaite, Daniel Sams, Darcy Short, David Payne, Ish Sodhi, Joshua Philippe, Reece Topley, Tom Curran & Wayne Parnell
INR 0.5 Cr Base Price:
INR 0.5 crores price bracket has the second-highest players among all brackets. The list has a total of 61 players. Out of which 17 players are Indian and 44 players are overseas. Some of the prominent names that can fetch big include Jaydev Unadkat and Sikandar Raza.
Indian: Ajinkya Rahane, Amit Mishra, Barinder Sran, Dhawal Kulkarni, Gurkeerat Singh, Ishant Sharma, Jaydev Unadkat, Karun Nair, Mandeep Singh, Mayank Markande, Mohit Sharma, Pawan Negi, Piyush Chawla, Sandeep Sharma, Sandeep Warrier, Shahbaz Nadeem & Varun Aaron
Overseas: Afif Hossain, Andre Fletcher, Ben Mcdermott, Ben Dwarshuis, Billy Stanlake, Blessing Muzarabani, Brandon King, Chamika Karunaratne, Charith Asalanka, Christiaan Jonker, Daryn Dupavillon, Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya Silva, Dilshan Madushanka, Dominic Drakes, Dunith Wellalage, Dushmanta Chameera, Fabian Allen, George Garton, Glenton Stuurman, Harry Tector, Johnson Charles, Joshua Little, Karim Janat, Keemo Paul, Keshav Maharaj, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Litton Das, Lorcan Tucker, Najibullah Zadran, Naveen Ul Haq, Odean Smith, Pathum Nissaanka, Paul Stirling, Qais Ahmad, Reeza Hendricks, Richard Gleeson, Romario Shepherd, Scott Kuggeleijn, Sheldon Cottrel, Sikandar Raza, Sisanda Magala & Taskin Ahmed
INR 0.4 Cr Base Price:
Indian: Shivam Mavi
Overseas: Benny Howell, James Fuller, Jordan Thompson, Rehan Ahmed, Thomas Helm & Will Smeed
INR 0.3 Cr Base Price:
Indian: Aniket Choudhary, Apoorv Wankhade & K.M. Asif
Overseas: Lance Morris
INR 0.2 Cr Base Price:
Finally, taking a look at the 0.2 crore base price players, we have a total of 274 players. While 250 are Indian players, 24 are Overseas players. From the players who were a part of previous IPL editions, we have 55 Indian players and 1 overseas player. Here’s a list of key Indian players with a base price of INR 0.2 crores.
Key Indian Players: Abhijeet Tomar, Akshdeep Nath, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Ankush Bains, Anmolpreet Singh, Arman Jaffer, Aryan Juyal, Ashwin Hebbar, Baba Indrajith, Baba Aparajith, Bandaru Ayyappa, Basil Thampi, Bhagath Varma, Hari Nishaanth, Deepak Punia, Harpreet Bhatia, Himmat Singh, Ishan Porel, Jagadeesha Suchith, K.S Bharat, Kulwant Khejroliya, Lukman Hussain Meriwala, Luvnith Sisodia, Siddharth, Mayank Dagar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Murugan Ashwin, Jagadeesan, Pankaj Jaswal, Prashant Chopra, Prayas Barman, Prerak Mankad, Prithviraj Yarra, Priyam Garg, Rahul Buddhi, Rasikh Dar, Ricky Bhui, S. Midhun, Sachin Baby, Sanjay Yadav, Shams Mulani, Shashank Singh, Sheldon Jackson, Shivam Sharma, Shreyas Gopal, Shubham Garhwal, Sushant Mishra, Swapnil Singh, Tejas Baroka, Utkarsh Singh, Vaibhav Arora, Virat Singh, Vishnu Vinod, Writtick Chatterjee & Yudhvir Charak
Key Overseas Players: Corbin Bosch
So, that’s about the players list for the IPL 2023 Mini Auction. The 10 teams have a total of 206.5 crores left with them to purchase a total of 87 players with a maximum of 30 overseas players. Given the history, we can expect at least 5-6 players who can fetch above 10 crores.
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