405 Players Shortlisted by BCCI for the upcoming IPL Mini-auction

2 min readDec 14, 2022

How many players did BCCI Shortlist for IPL Mini-auction?

BCCI add 36 players to the shortlist out of which only 87 players will be selected for the IPL

BCCI Shortlist: The final list of players scheduled to be auctioned off during the IPL mini-auction in Kochi on December 23 has been released by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Prior to the 15th season of the prestigious competition, there will be 405 players at the mini-auction.

From the initial 991 participants, the ten competing teams initially selected 369. There will now be 405 players available in the TATA IPL 2023 Mini-auction after the teams made 36 more player requests, which have been added to the list. Of those, 273 are Indians, 132 are foreigners, and four are citizens of partner nations.

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BCCI Shortlist: Number of Capped and uncapped Players in IPL 2023 Mini Auction

There are four cricketers from the associate nations among the 282 uncapped players and 119 players with caps. Currently, there are 87 places total, 30 of which are set aside for international cricket players.

The most open positions belong to Sunrisers Hyderabad, where there are 13 places left. The highest reserve price is INR 2 crore, and 19 international cricketers have chosen to fall into this category. The basic price for 11 players on the auction list is INR 1.5 crore.

BCCI Shortlist: Pool Categories in which Big players exist

  • Mayank Agarwal, Harry Brook, Ajinkya Rahane, Joe Root, Riley Rossouw, and Kane Williamson are included in Set 1 of the IPL 2023 Auction.
  • Sam Curran, Cameron Green, Sikandar Raza, Jason Holder, Odean Smith, and Ben Stokes make up Set 2.
  • Set 3 includes Phil Salt, Litton Das, Kusal Mendis, Heinrich Klaasen, and Tom Banton.
  • Set 4 includes Jaydev Unadkat, Ishant Sharma, Reece Topley, Adam Milne, Jhye Richardson,

BCCI Shortlist: No.of Players according to their Base Price

19 Players exist in the 2Cr Base price
11 Players exist in 1.5Cr Base price
20 Players exist in 1Cr Base price
9 Players exist in 75Lakh Base price
61 Players exist in 50Lakh Base price
7 Players exist in 40Lakh Base price
4 Players exist in 30Lakh Base price
274 Players exist in 20Lakh Base price

BCCI Shortlist: What is Expected from the 2023 IPL Mini-auction?

We will be witnessing some big surprises from uncapped players or unknown players. We will also be able to see some big players going for a big amount, even though it is a mini-auction. Let’s wait and see what happens and how teams shape up for the 2023 IPL season.

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