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IPL auctions 2021 live blog: Catch CSK, DC, KKR, KP, MI, RCB, RR, SRH in action

A total of 291 cricketers, 164 of which are Indian, will go under the hammer in the auctions of the 2021 IPL, at Chennai.

Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (c & wk), Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N Jagadeesan, Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Josh Hazlewood, Shardul Thakur, Karn Sharma, KM Asif, Imran Tahir, R Sai Kishore, Deepak Chahar, Lungi Ngidi, Moeen Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara.

Kolkata Knight Riders: Eoin Morgan (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Andre Russell, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Kuldeep Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, Nitish Rana, Prasidh Krishna, Rinku Singh, Sandeep Warrier, Shivam Mavi, Shubman Gill, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Rahul Tripathi, Varun Chakravarthy, Harry Gurney, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson.

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (c), AB de Villiers (wk), Josh Philippe (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Mohammad Siraj, Washington Sundar, Navdeep Saini, Shahbaz Ahmed, Pawan Deshpande, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Rajat Patidar, Sachin Baby, Kyle Jamieson.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (c), Abhishek Sharma, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Abdul Samad, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Priyam Garg, Virat Singh, Jagdeesha Suchith.

Punjab Kings: KL Rahul (c & wk), Nicholas Pooran (wk), Sarfaraz Khan (wk), Chris Gayle, Mayank Agarwal, Mandeep Singh, Deepak Hooda, Prabhsimran Singh, Mohammed Shami, Chris Jordan, Darshan Nalkande, Ravi Bishnoi, Murugan Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Harpreet Brar, Ishan Porel, Dawid Malan, Jhye Richardson, Shahrukh Khan, Riley Meredith, Moises Henriques.

Rajasthan Royals: Sanju Samson (c & wk), Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, David Miller, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Shreyas Gopal, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi, Andrew Tye, Ben Stokes, Rahul Tewatia, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Anuj Rawat, Shivam Dube, Mustafizur Rahman, Chetan Sakariya, KC Cariappa.

Delhi Capitals: Shreyas Iyer (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Marcus Stoinis, Shimron Hetmyer, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Pravin Dubey, Lalit Yadav, Chris Woakes, Steve Smith, Umesh Yadav, Vishnu Vinod, Ripal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, M Siddharth, Tom Curran.

Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Quinton de Kock (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohsin Khan, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Adam Milne, Piyush Chawla, Nathan Coulter-Nile.

8.12 PM. Arjun Tendulkar, 20 lakhs. Mumbai Indians pick him. No one else seems keen, and the last acquisition of the evening has been made. Mumbai Indians get Arjun Tendulkar for INR 20 lakhs.

8.11 PM. Pawan Negi, 50 lakhs. Once again, Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders get Pawan Negi for INR 50 lakhs.

8.11 PM. Venkatesh Iyer, 20 lakhs. Kolkata get him. Kolkata Knight Riders get Venkatesh Iyer for INR 20 lakhs.

8.10 PM. We are back with Hanuma Vihari, 1 crore. Unsold.

8.00 PM. Update. Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Punjab Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad have reached their quota of 25 cricketers and cannot buy anymore.

7.55 PM. Jason Behrendorff, 1 crore. Unsold, and we shall take a break.

7.54 PM. Gurkeerat Singh, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.54 PM. Pawan Negi, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.53 PM. Ben Cutting, 75 lakhs. The Knight Riders bid for him – but they are not allowed any more overseas cricketers, so unsold.

7.53 PM. Rassie van der Dussen, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.52 PM. Corey Anderson, 75 lakhs. Unsold.

7.52 PM. Venkatesh Iyer, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.51 PM. Vishnu Solanki, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.51 PM. Hari Nishaanth, 20 lakhs. Chennai get him. Chennai Super Kings get Hari Nishaanth for INR 20 lakhs.

7.50 PM. Harbhajan Singh, 2 crores. Kolkata it is, they will now have a terrific spin attack. Kolkata Knight Riders get Harbhajan Singh for INR 2 crores.

7.50 PM. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, 1.5 crores. Hyderabad want him (they already have two Afghan spinners!). Sunrisers Hyderabad get Mujeeb Ur Rahman for INR 1.5 crores.

7.49 PM. Sam Billings, 2 crores. Delhi get him. Delhi Capitals get Sam Billings for INR 2 crores.

7.49 PM. Kedar Jadhav, 2 crores. Hyderabad bid immediately. Sunrisers Hyderabad get Kedar Jadhav for INR 2 crores.

7.48 PM. We shall now have the ones they asked for again. Karun Nair is back, 50 lakhs. Kolkata snaffle him. Kolkata Knight Riders get Karun Nair for INR 50 lakhs.

7.47 PM. Saurabh Kumar, 20 lakhs. He goes to Punjab. Punjab Kings get Saurabh Kumar for INR 20 lakhs.

7.46 PM. Pratyush Singh, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.46 PM. Marco Jansen, 20 lakhs. Mumbai make a move. Mumbai Indians get Marco Jansen for INR 20 lakhs.

7.45 PM. Tim David, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.45 PM. Gerald Coetzee, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.44 PM. Harsh Tyagi, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.44 PM. Jack Wildermuth, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.43 PM. K Bharath Varma, 20 lakhs. Chennai bid for him, and that is it. Chennai Super Kings get K Bharath Varma for INR 20 lakhs.

7.43 PM. Ajay Dev Goud, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.42 PM. Yudhvir Charak, 20 lakhs. Mumbai want and get him. Mumbai Indians get Yudhvir Charak for INR 20 lakhs.

7.42 PM. Chaitanya Bishnoi, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.42 PM. George Linde, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.41 PM. Isuru Udana, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.41 PM. Chris Green, 30 lakhs. Unsold.

7.40 PM. Reece Topley, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.40 PM. Wayne Parnell, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.39 PM. Jimmy Neesham, 50 lakhs. Mumbai get him. Be rest assured, he will respond with a brilliant tweet. Mumbai Indians get Jimmy Neesham for INR 50 lakhs.

7.39 PM. Scott Kuggeleijn, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.38 PM. Kuldip (not Kuldeep) Yadav, 20 lakhs. Rajasthan now. Rajasthan Royals get Kuldip Yadav for INR 20 lakhs.

7.38 PM. Simarjeet Singh, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.37 PM. M Harisankar Reddy, 20 lakhs. Chennai get him. Chennai Super Kings get M Harisankar Reddy for INR 20 lakhs.

7.37 PM. Josh Inglis, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.36 PM. KS Bharat, 20 lakhs. Once again Bangalore get their man at base price. Royal Challengers Bangalore get KS Bharat for INR 20 lakhs.

7.36 PM. Suvash Prabhudessai, 20 lakhs. Bangalore bid and get him. Royal Challengers Bangalore get Suvash Prabhudessai for INR 20 lakhs.

7.35 PM. Prerak Mankad, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.35 PM. Tajinder Dhillon, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.34 PM. Siddhesh Lad, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.34 PM. Sean Abbott, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.33 PM. Matthew Wade, 1 crore. Unsold.

7.33 PM. Ben McDermott, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.32 PM. Thisara Perera, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

7.31 PM. Liam Livingstone, 75 lakhs. Royals bid… and have him. Rajasthan Royals get Liam Livingstone for INR 75 lakhs.

7.26 PM. Dan Christian, 75 lakhs. Kolkata, again. Bangalore want Christian too, and the bidding gets serious. Past 4 crores now. Remember, Bangalore have already made two enormous acquisitions, in Maxwell and Jamieson. Royal Challengers get Dan Christian for INR 4.8 crores.

7.25 PM. Fabian Allen, 75 lakhs. Punjab open, and for some reason, nobody else bids. Punjab Kings get Fabian Allen for INR 75 lakhs.

7.24 PM. G Periyaswamy, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.23 PM. Ben Dwarshuis, 30 lakhs. Unsold.

7.22 PM. Vaibhav Arora, 20 lakhs. Kolkata this time. Kolkata Knight Riders get Vaibhav Arora for INR 20 lakhs.

7.22 PM. KL Srijith, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

7.21 PM. Utkarsh Singh, 20 lakhs. Once again, Punjab. Punjab Kings get Utkarsh Singh for INR 20 lakhs.

7.20 PM. We are back, and Jalaj Saxena is the first name. A domestic superstar at a base price of 30 lakhs. Punjab go for him. Punjab Kings get Jalaj Saxena for INR 30 lakhs.

6.24 PM. Naveen Ul Haq, 50 lakhs. Unsold, and we shall break for tea!

6.24 PM. Jason Behrendorff, 1 crore. Unsold.

6.23 PM. Mitchell McClenaghan, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6.23 PM. Billy Stanlake, 1 crore. Unsold.

6.22 PM. Mohit Sharma, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6.21 PM. Oshane Thomas, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6.20 PM. Varun Aaron, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6.16 PM. Moises Henriques, 1 crore. Bangalore bid. Punjab raise the price. The price doubles, though the bidding is slowing down a bit. No, it has taken off again. Punjab Kings get Moises Henriques for INR 4.2 crores.

6.15 PM. Marnus Labuschagne, 1 crore. Unsold.

6.14 PM. Gurkeerat Singh, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6.11 PM. Tom Curran, 1.5 crores. Expect bidding. Delhi open, Hyderabad join in, and it reaches five crores in no time. Delhi Capitals get Tom Curran for 5.25 crores.

6.10 PM. Ben Cutting, 75 lakhs. Unsold.

6.03 PM. Kyle Jamieson, 75 lakhs. The build-up for Jamieson has been massive. Bangalore open, and Delhi respond immediately. Fasten your seatbelts, this may turn out to be massive. Crosses two crores in no time. Six crores and counting now, and I somehow think that if someone opts out, a third party will join in. Nobody wants to let go of Jamieson. Delhi opt out at 7.5, but almost immediately Punjab arrive, and the price soars to 10 crores. Twelve crores now. Thirteen. Morris has set a new record today with 16.5, remember. Fourteen crores. Fifteen. And that is it. Royal Challengers Bangalore get Kyle Jamieson for 15 crores!

6.03 PM. Pawan Negi, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6.02 PM. Martin Guptill, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6.01 PM. Cheteshwar Pujara, 50 lakhs. Chennai go for him, and get him. Chennai Super Kings get Cheteshwar Pujara for INR 50 lakhs.

6.01 PM. Rassie van der Dussen, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

6 PM. Darren Bravo, 75 lakhs. Unsold.

5.59 PM. Devon Conway, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

5.58 PM. Corey Anderson, 75 lakhs. Unsold.

5.57 PM. Shaun Marsh, 1.5 crores. Unsold.

5.56 PM. We are back with Rovman Powell, at 50 lakhs. Unsold.

5.43 PM. Tejas Baroka, 20 lakhs. Unsold, and there will be a timeout.

5.42 PM. Midhun Sudhesan, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.42 PM. Sandeep Lamichhane, 40 lakhs. Unsold.

5.41 PM. KC Cariappa, 20 lakhs. Rajasthan get him at base price. Rajasthan Royals get KC Cariappa for INR 20 lakhs.

5.40 PM. Jagadeesha Suchith, 20 lakhs. Hyderabad open, Punjab join. Sunrisers Hyderabad get Jagadeesha Suchith for INR 30 lakhs.

5.38 PM. Karanveer Singh. 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.37 PM. The spinners now. M Siddharth. 20 lakhs. Delhi get him. Delhi Capitals get M Siddharth for INR 20 lakhs.

5.36 PM. Tushar Deshpande, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.31 PM. Riley Meredith, 40 lakhs. Delhi open. Punjab join. And, well, they have now taken it past five crores. Six point five now. Seven. Meredith can be genuinely quick, which is something both teams need (Delhi already has a couple). Eight crores now, and that will be it. Punjab Kings get Riley Meredith for INR 8 crores.

5.30 PM. Kuldeep Sen, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.27 PM. Chetan Sakariya, 20 lakhs. Some interest from Bangalore and Rajasthan. The price crawls to 50 lakhs, then a crore, as RCB raise the paddle. Rajasthan Royals get Chetan Sakariya for INR 1.2 crores.

5.26 PM. Lukman Meriwala. 20 lakhs. Delhi start bidding, and get him. Delhi Capitals get Lukman Meriwala for INR 20 lakhs.

5.25 PM. Ankit Rajpoot. 30 lakhs. Unsold.

5.25 PM. Mujtaba Yousuf, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.24 PM. Avi Barot, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.23 PM. Mohammad Azharuddeen, who made that hundred in this year’s Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Bangalore get him. Royal Challengers Bangalore get Mohammad Azharuddeen for INR 20 lakhs.

5.22 PM. Kedar Devdhar, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.21 PM. Sheldon Jackson, 20 lakhs. Kolkata bid. Kolkata Knight Riders get Sheldon Jackson for INR 20 lakhs.

5.20 PM. Vishnu Vinod, 20 lakhs. Delhi go for him. Delhi Capitals get Vishnu Vinod for INR 20 lakhs.

5.19 PM. Vivek Singh, 20 lakhs, unsold. Meanwhile, here is Punjab with the most obvious pun possible. I wonder what Kolkata will have to say about this.

5.14 PM. K Gowtham, 20 lakhs. Expect some bidding. Here is Kolkata. And Hyderabad. The price rises, albeit not frantically. Oh wow, this is escalating, and now Gowtham has gone past the two-crore mark. Make that double, at four crores, no, treble, six crores. Looks like Kolkata are out of it, but wait, Chennai has arrived at 7.75! And now Hyderabad are bidding again. Chennai Super Kings get K Gowtham for 9.25 crores!

5.13 PM. Venkatesh Iyer, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.12 PM. Ayush Badoni, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.07 PM. Shahrukh Khan of Tamil Nadu, who had impressed this season. As expected, there is some bidding, between Delhi and Bangalore. Almost immediately rises to ten times his base price. Will the Kolkata owner is keen on a namesake? Not quite, but Punjab is… and Shahrukh’s price goes past three crores. Now four crores. Five. Punjab Kings get Shahrukh Khan for 5.25 crores.

5.07 PM. Ripal Patel, 20 lakhs. Delhi show interest, and that is it. Delhi Capitals get Ripal Patel for INR 20 lakhs.

5.06 PM. Atit Sheth, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.06 PM. Vishnu Solanki, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.05 PM. Himmat Singh, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.04 PM. Rajat Patidar, 20 lakhs. RCB go again, and once again get him at base price. Royal Challengers Bangalore get Rajat Patidar for 20 lakhs.

5.03 PM. Rahul Gahlaut, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5.02 PM. Sachin Baby, 20 lakhs, and RCB get him at base price. Royal Challengers Bangalore get Sachin Baby for INR 20 lakhs.

5.01 PM. C Hari Nishaanth, 20 lakhs. Unsold.

5 PM. We are back with the uncapped players. We have Himanshu Rana first, for 20 lakhs. Unsold.

4.53 PM. Qais Ahmad, 50 lakhs. Unsold. That is it for the spinners, and they will take a five-minute break.

4.51 PM. Piyush Chawla, 50 lakhs. He has taken IPL wickets by the bucketload, remember. Mumbai Indians open bidding. Delhi compete. Past a crore now. Mumbai Indians get Piyush Chawla for INR 2.4 crores.

4.50 PM. Ish Sodhi, 50 lakhs. Unsold.

4.49 PM. Harbhajan Singh, 2 crores. Unsold. Now, that is a surprise!

4.48 PM. Mujeeb Ur Rahman, 1.5 crores. Unsold.

4.47 PM. Rahul Sharma at 50 lakhs. Unsold.

4.46 PM. The spinners will be up for the grabs, then. Adil Rashid at 1.50 crores. Unsold.

4.44 PM. Umesh Yadav at 1 crore. Delhi open bidding, and get him at base price. Delhi Capitals get Umesh Yadav for INR 1 crore.

4.43 PM. Sheldon Cottrell at 1 crore. Unsold.

4.40 PM. Nathan Coulter-Nile at 1.5 crores. Mumbai Indians open bidding, Delhi Capitals join in, and the price quickly hits 5 crores – and it remains there. Mumbai Indians get Nathan Coulter-Nile for INR 5 crores.

4.34 PM. Jhye Richardson, 1.5 crores. Expect frantic bidding, for the finished as the leading wicket-taker in this BBL. As expected, the price rises past 5 crores no time. It is rising. Past 6 crores now. Delhi Capitals versus Royal Challengers Bangalore at this point. 7.25 crores. Punjab Kings have showed up now. Ten crores. Twelve. Richardson is chasing Morris’ record of 16.5 crores – though I suppose things are slowing down. 12.75. Punjab XI get Jhye Richardson for INR 14 crores!

4.32 PM. Mustafizur Rahman at 1 crore, and Rajasthan Royals go for The Fizz. Rajasthan Royals get Mustafizur Rahman for INR 1 crore!

4.27 PM. The fast bowlers now. First up, Adam Milne at 50 lakhs. Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals raise the price past a crore. Bidding on. Past 2 crores now, 3… Mumbai Indians get Adam Milne for INR 3.2 crores!

4.26 PM. Kusal Perera for 50 lakhs. Unsold. That is the lot.

4.25 PM. Alex Carey at 1.5 crores. Unsold.

4.24 PM. Glenn Phillips at 50 lakhs. Unsold.

4.23 PM. We are back, with the wicketkeepers. Sam Billings for 2 crores. Unsold.

4.05 PM. They will take a break now. Following that, the bowlers and wicketkeepers. In case you have missed it, Chris Morris is now the most expensive buy in IPL history. He was acquired for INR 25 lakhs more than Yuvraj Singh.

4.02 PM. Dawid Malan, the top-ranked batsman in T20Is, for 1.5 crores. I do not think Rajasthan Royals or Royal Challengers Bangalore will be interested after their expensive acquisitions, but what about others? Punjab Kings have a go, and they get him. Punjab Kings acquire Dawid Malan for INR 1.5 crores.

3.49 PM. Chris Morris for 75 lakhs, a steal, right? Let us see. Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore are bidding ferociously. The price soars past 5 crores in no time. Past 7.5 crores too, which is 10 times his base price. And now 10 crores – and just as Bangalore pull out, Rajasthan Royals join the fray! Remember, Rajasthan do need that support for Jofra Archer. But Mumbai are in no mood to relent, either. And now Punjab Kings want him, too. A long conversation before Punjab opt out, and applause follows. Rajasthan Royals get Chris Morris for a whopping INR 16.25 crores!

3.44 PM. Shivam Dube at 50 lakhs. Sunrisers Hyderabad, who need that hard-hitting all-rounder, open bidding. Rajasthan Royals need the same, so they respond, and the price soars. Rajasthan Royals get Shivam Dube for INR 4.4 crores, nearly ten times his base price!

3.38 PM. Moeen Ali, 2 crores. Having foregone Maxwell, Chennai Super Kings definitely seem keen on their all-rounder, but then, Punjab Kings need to replace Maxwell as well. Both franchises are keen as Moeen, having left Chennai a couple of days ago, keeps getting richer. Chennai Super Kings get Moeen Ali for INR 7 crores!

3.34 PM. Shakib Al Hasan now, for 2 crores. Kolkata Knight Riders bid. Punjab Kings raise the bid. Kolkata Knight Riders buy Shakib Al Hasan for 3.2 crores.

3.33 PM. Kedar Jadhav at 2 crores. Unsold.

3.19 PM. The all-rounders now. They begin with Glenn Maxwell, at 2 crores. Kolkata Knight Riders open bidding. Rajasthan Royals join in. Kolkata raise it to 2.4. Rajasthan 2.6. Kolkata and Rajasthan are battling it out. Royal Challengers Bangalore are here too. 4 crores now, but KKR do not want to relent. Rajasthan out of it, perhaps, but the other two are going on – and now Chennai Super Kings are here. 5 crores now, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13! Royal Challengers Bangalore get Glenn Maxwell for INR 14.25 crores!

3.18 PM. Hanuma Vihari for 1 crore. No taker, yet again. Unsold.

3.17 PM. Aaron Finch. 1 crore. Unsold.

3.16 PM. Evin Lewis. 1 crore. Unsold.

3.14 PM. Steven Smith, former Rising Pune Supergiants and Rajasthan Royals captain, for 2 crores. RCB make their first bid of the day. DC join, at 2.2. Delhi Capitals acquire Steven Smith for INR 2.2 crores.

3.13 PM. Jason Roy for 2 crores now. He goes unsold too.

3.12 PM. Alex Hales. 1.5 crores. Nope, unsold as well.

3.11 PM. Karun Nair up for 50 lakhs. Unsold.

3.04 PM. Brijesh Patel is here. It will start any moment. The first lot will consist of Aaron Finch, Alex Hales, Evin Lewis, Karun Nair, Jason Roy, Steven Smith, and Hanuma Vihari.

2.53 PM. Still some time left, so why don’t you check out our pre-auction show with Sumedhh and Sandipan?

At 3 PM on 18 February, the auctions for Indian Premier League 2021 will begin in Chennai. The eight franchises will bid for 292 cricketers (164 Indians, 128 overseas) with different agenda in mind. Between them, they have 61 slots, a most of 22 of which can be filled by overseas cricketers. Here is the complete list of cricketers set to go under the hammer today.

Indian: Karun Nair, Hanuma Vihari, Shivam Dube, Kedar Jadhav, Umesh Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Rahul Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Sachin Baby, Rahul Gahlaut, C Hari Nishaanth, Rajat Patidar, Himanshu Rana, Himmat Singh, Vishnu Solanki, Ayush Badoni, K Gowtham, Venkatesh Iyer, Shahrukh Khan, Ripal Patel, Atit Sheth, Vivek Singh, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Avi Barot, Kedar Devdhar, Sheldon Jackson, Vishnu Vinod, Tushar Deshpande, Lukman Meriwala, Ankit Singh Rajpoot, Chetan Sakariya, Kuldeep Sen, Mujtaba Yousuf, Tejas Baroka, KC Cariappa, M Siddharth, Karanveer Singh, Jagadeesha Suchith, Midhun Sudhesan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Pawan Negi, Gurkeerat Singh, Varun Aaron, Mohit Sharma, Harpreet Bhatia, Shivam Chauhan, Naushad Shaikh, Pratham Singh, Apoorv Wankhade, Atharva Ankolekar, Prayas Barman, Rojith Ganesh, Sumit Kumar, Akshdeep Nath, Pradeep Sangwan, Jalaj Saxena, Karan Sharma, Utkarsh Singh, Sonu Yadav, Dhruv Jurel, Arun Karthick, Nikhil Naik, Smit Patel, KL Shrijith, Vaibhav Arora, Akash Deep, Kulwant Khejroliya, Arzan Nagwaswalla, G Periyasamy, Akash Singh, Prithviraj Yarra, Prince Balwant Rai, Pardeep Sahu, Sagar Udeshi, Kushaal Wadhwani, Akshay Wakhare, Rajesh Bishnoi, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Rohan Kadam, Amandeep Khare, Siddhesh Lad, Mohammed Taha, Tajinder Dhillon,
Pankaj Jaswal, Khrievitso Kense, Prerak Mankad, Shams Mulani, Ansh Patel, Suyash Prabhudessai, Parth Sahani,
Ankit Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, KS Bharat, Aryan Juyal, Sadiq Kirmani, Rohit Sharma, Sandeep Kumar Tomar, Stephen Cheepurupalli, Aniket Choudhary, Mukesh Choudhary, Sayan Ghosh, Ronit More, M Nidheesh, M Harisankar Reddy, Simarjeet Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Zeeshan Ansari, Abhimanyu Mithun, Arman Jaffer, Saahil Jain, Subhranshu Senapati, Ravi Thakur, Shubham Agrawal, Rajjakuddin Ahmed, Baba Aparajith, Kartik Kakade, Shoaib Khan, Dhruv Patel, Latest Kumar Patel, Arjun Tendulkar, Varun Choudhary, Prathamesh Dake, Baltej Dhanda, Saurabh Dubey, Chama Milind, Tanveer Ul Haq, Rishi Dhawan, Subodh Bhati, Jay Bista, Aamir Gani,
Karanveer Kaushal, Anustup Majumdar, Dikshanshu Negi, Kshitiz Sharma, Shubham Singh, Shashank Singh, Milind Tandon, Sandeep Bavanaka, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Arun Chaprana, Yudhvir Charak, Ajay Dev Goud, Umran Malik, Ravi Teja Telukupalli, Tanay Thyagarajan, N.Tilak Varma, K.Bhagath Varma, Stuart Binny, Parvez Rasool,
Arshdeep Brar, Digvijay Deshmukh, Aakarshit Gomel, Arjit Gupta, Shubhang Hegde, Anirudha Joshi, Azim Kazi,
Rahul Singh, Ajay T, Harsh Tyagi, Nachiket Bhute, Deeparaj Gaonkar, M Mohammed, Govinda Poddar, Pratyush Singh.

Afghanistan: Qais Ahmad, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Naveen Ul Haq, Noor Ahmad Lakanwal, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Karim Janat, Fazalhaq Farooqi.

Australia: Aaron Finch, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter‐Nile, Jhye Richardson, Riley Meredith, Shaun Marsh, Ben Cutting, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Jason Behrendorff, Billy Stanlake, Wesley Agar, Ben Dwarshuis, Daniel Christian, Ben Mcdermott, Matthew Wade, Sean Abbott, Josh Inglis, Nathan Ellis, Tanveer Sangha, Max Bryant, Jake Weatherald, Chris Green, Brendan Doggett, Matt Kelly, Mark Steketee, Joel Paris, Hilton Cartwright, James Faulkner, Jack Wildermuth, Tim David, Aaron Hardie, Nathan McAndrew.

Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Shaifuddin, Mohammad Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim.

England: Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Moeen Ali, Dawid Malan, Sam Billings, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Liam Livingstone, David Willey, Ben Duckett, Liam Plunkett, Nayan Doshi, Lewis Gregory, Reece Topley, George Garton, Ravi Bopara.

Nepal: Sandeep Lamichhane.

New Zealand: Glenn Phillips, Adam Milne, Ish Sodhi, Corey Anderson, Devon Conway, Martin Guptill, Kyle Jamieson, Mitchell McClenaghan, Finn Allen, Colin De Grandhomme, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Scott Kuggeleijn, Jimmy Neesham, Neil Wagner, Jacob Duffy, Blair Tickner, Daryl Mitchell, Colin Munro, Josh Clarkson.

South Africa: Chris Morris, Rassie van der Dussen, Wayne Parnell, Beuran Hendricks, Hardus Viljoen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Daryn Dupavillon, Morne Morkel, George Linde, Dwaine Pretorius, David Wiese, Gerald Coetzee, Marco Jansen, Jacques Snyman, Jacques Snyman.

Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Kevin Koththigoda, Maheesh Theekshan, Vijayakanth Viyaskanth, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Dasun Shanaka, Isuru Udana.

UAE: Karthik Meiyappan.

USA: Ali Khan.

West Indies: Evin Lewis, Sheldon Cottrell, Darren Bravo, Rovman Powell, Oshane Thomas, Fabian Allen, Chemar Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Obed Mccoy, Jon-Russ Jaggesar, Keemo Paul, Fidel Edwards, Jayden Seales, Carlos Brathwaite, Sherfane Rutherford, Shannon Gabriel, Kyle Mayers, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein.

Cricket history and numbers aficionado, Co-author, Sachin and Azhar at Cape Town and the senior editor of CricketNews.com. Abhishek brings a wealth of experience to the team with a career stretching over two decades.

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