A total of 971 players — 713 Indian and 258 overseas cricketers — have registered for the Indian Premier League auction, to be held in Kolkata on December 19.
215 capped players, 754 uncapped and a couple of players from associate nations — USA and The Netherlands will aim to fill up the available 73 spots.
The franchises will need to shortlist the players by next Monday — December 9 — and submit those names for the auction.
Hugh Edmeades will once again be the auctioneer.
The country-wise breakdown of 258 overseas players: