Nearly five dozen South Africans will be among the players slugging it out for a place in next year's Indian Premier League (IPL). As per reports, no cricketer has entered Rs 2 crore club. A total of 1003 players will battle it out for the 70 spots available in the eight IPL franchises.
Bangladesh (10) and Zimbabwe (5) are the other countries that have seen registrations.
South Africa have the maximum number of contestants with 59 of them to be bid in the auction; this is followed by 35 from Australia while West Indies are third in the list having 33 entrants.
One player each from Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands and United States of America have also registered for the auctions.
England's Sam Curran, Colin Ingram, Chris Woakes and Australia's D'Arcy Short, Shaun Marsh, along with Angelo Mathews, and New Zealand's Brendon McCullum and Corey Anderson are part of the Rs 2 crore base-price club.
There are 800 uncapped players with 746 being Indians.
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Akshar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Yuvraj Singh and Ishant Sharma have a base price of Rs 1 crore.
Among the 232 overseas players, there are 35 Australians, 27 Afghans.
The IPL player auction takes place on 18 December, and teams have been given up to eight days prior to submit their shortlists.
Another notable development will be the absence of auctioneer Richard Madley, who became a regular feature during the IPL auctions over the years.
Among the big Indian players, Jaydev Unadkat is the highest-listed player with a base price of INR 1.5 crore.
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