IPL 2019 Auction: Jaydev Unadkat at base price of Rs 1.5 crore, Brendon McCullim at Rs 2 crore

first_imgA total of 226 Indians and 120 international players have been shortlisted for the upcoming Indian Premier League auction, with nine players keeping their base price at INR 2 Crore.The likes of Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, Lasith Malinga, Colin Ingram, Shaun Marsh, Corey Anderson, Sam Curran, Angelo Mathews and D’Arcy Short will have the base price of the INR 2 Crore.Jaydev Unadkat, who was the most expensive player at last year’s auction at INR 11.5 Crore and was released by Rajasthan Royals after a sub-par performance, has the highest base price of INR. 1.5 Crore among Indians. Unadkat shares the said base price with nine other foreign players – Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow, Morne Morkel, Dale Steyn, Rilee Rossouw, Luke Wright, Alex Carey and Liam Dawson.Yuvraj Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Mohammed Shami and Axar Patel have kept their base price at INR 1 Crore, among 19 other players.The eight IPL franchises were asked to submit their final shortlist of players by 5 PM, December 10 for the remaining 70 spots, while the auction will take place on December 18 in Jaipur.The auction will conducted by Hugh Edmeades in the absence of popular auctioneer, Richard MadleyNumber of players from each country: India – 226, South Africa – 26, Australia – 23, West Indies – 18, England – 18, New Zealand – 13, Afghanistan – 8, Sri Lanka – 7, Bangladesh – 2, Zimbabwe – 2, USA – 1, Ireland – 1, Netherlands – 1.Also Read | Full list of retained players and purse remaining for each teamAlso Read | Indian Premier League 2019: Delhi Daredevils now Delhi CapitalsAlso Read | Malinga back in the pool, Finch and Maxwell opt out of auctionadvertisementlast_img read more