A total of 332 cricketers will go under the hammer at the IPL auction in Kolkata on 19 December with Australia's Glenn Maxwell and South African Dale Steyn among those opting for the highest base price of Rs 2 crore.
Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh and Sri Lanka veteran Angelo Mathews too have opted for the Rs 2 crore base price. Only 73 slots are there to be filled in the eight franchises and only 29 of them can be foreign buys.
Robin Uthappa, who was released by Kolkata Knight Riders last month, is the sole Indian player in the auction list with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. Besides Uthappa, other Indian names including Piyush Chawla (released by KKR), Yusuf Pathan (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Jaydev Unadkat (Rajasthan Royals) have set their base price at Rs 1 crore.
A total of 186 Indian, 143 overseas and three players from Associate Nations will be up for grabs at the auction.