1003 cricketers registered for IPL 2019 auction

IPL Auction 2018 Live

IPL Auction 2018 Live

However, Malinga, who had been troubled in the recent past by injuries, made a successful comeback to global cricket in 2018 and is bidding to represent Sri Lanka at next year's World Cup.

Among the Indians, Yuvraj Singh - after a dismal IPL 2018 - will enter the auction with a base price of Rs 1 crore.

Barring the West Indies and New Zealand, all other countries have put restrictions on the players' availability for the 12th season of IPL.

According BCCI acting-secretary Amitabh Choudhary's statement, 771 Indian and 232 overseas players have enrolled themselves for the auction.

In the Rs 2 crore bracket list, there are no Indians and the list is populated by veterans of the game as well as find of the India-England Test series, Sam Curran.

Another Indian cricketer who deserves notable mention is Jaydev Unadkat, who will enter the auction with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. South Africa have the maximum number of entrants, with 59 players signing up while Australia (35), Windies (33), Sri Lanka (28) and Afghanistan (27) formed a sizeable portion of the list as well.

Akshar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Yuvraj Singh and Ishant Sharma have a base price of Rs 1 crore.

Franchises will now have time until 5:00 PM IST, Monday 10th December to submit their shortlist of players that will make up the final VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction list. He has 30 years of experience in the field and is a renowned charity auctioneer but no wonder Madley will be missed who did the job for the last 11 years of the tournament.