The IPL Players Auction for 2012 IPL Season will be held on February 4, 2012. IPL governing council has increased the squad size of every IPL team to 33 from the old limit of 30 players and also increased the salary cap by $2 million USD in an announcement. But only four players will be allowed to play in a match.
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The unsold players of 2011 Players Auction and the players of Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Now defunct IPL franchise, will be in the 2012 IPL Players auction. Mahela Jayawardene,Brad Hodge,Owais Shah,Brendon McCullum,Muttiah Muralitharan,Thisara Perera,Steven Smith are in the list of foreign players of Kochi IPL who will be in the Auction. VVS Laxman,Parthiv Patel, Ramesh Powar, RP singh, Sresanth and Vinay Kumar are in the list of Indian Players who are in the IPL Players Auction.
IPL 2012 Auction register
VVS Laxman (India), Sreesanth (India); Graeme Swann (England)
James Anderson (England); Mitchell Johnson (Australia); Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka).
Steven Smith, Brad Hodge, Peter Siddle (Australia), Matt Prior, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Owais Shah, Chris Tremlett, Luke Wright, Rikki Clarke (England); Vernon Philander, Nicky Boje (South Africa); RP Singh, Parthiv Patel (India); Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka).
Capped: Brad Hogg, Stuart MacGill, Xavier Doherty, Adam Voges(Australia); Jade Dernbach, Simon Jones (England); Jacob Oram, Kyle Mills (New Zealand); Justin Kemp, Robin Peterson, Alviro Petersen, Morne van Wyk, Imran Tahir, Mark Boucher, Ryan McLaren (South Africa); Dilhara Fernando (Sri Lanka); Ramnaresh Sarwan, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin, Dwayne Smith, Ravi Rampaul, Fidel Edwards, Daren Ganga, Darren Bravo (West Indies); Brendan Taylor, Ray Price (Zimbabwe); Ravindra Jadeja, Vinay Kumar, Ramesh Powar, VRV Singh (India).
Uncapped: Ben Cutting, James Faulkner (Australia) and Tom Maynard (England).
Capped: Jason Krejza, Ben Laughlin, Luke Ronchi, Shane Harwood, (Australia); Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh); Mal Loye (England); Lou Vincent, Ian Butler, Andy McKay, Rob Nicol, Doug Bracewell, (New Zealand); Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Rory Kleinveldt, Herschelle Gibbs, Marchant de Lange, Johan van der Wath, (South Africa); Upul Tharanga, Farveez Maharoof, Chamara Kapugedera, Ajantha Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Rangana Herath, Chanaka Welegedara (Sri Lanka); Lendl Simmons, Suleiman Benn, Andre Russell, Devendra Bishoo, Adrian Barath (West Indies); Hamilton Masakadza, Charles Coventry (Zimbabwe).
Uncapped: Lee Carseldine, Ben Edmondson, Peter Forrest, Daniel Harris, Michael Neser , Michael Klinger (Australia); Jason Roy (England); Tom Cooper (Netherlands); Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien (Ireland); Ahmed Amla, Dillon du Preez, Robert Frylinck, Richard Levi (South Africa), Kevon Cooper (West Indies).
Capped: Josh Hazlewood, Trent Copeland (Australia); Adam Milne (New Zealand); Paul Harris, Gulam Bodi, Vaughan van Jaarsveld, Andrew Puttick (South Africa); Thilina Kandamby, Thilan Thushara, Jeevan Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, (Sri Lanka); Andre Fletcher, Krishmar Santokie (West Indies); Keegan Meth, Tino Mawoyo, (Zimbabwe).
Uncapped: Tim Cruickshank, Aaron Heal, Ashton May, Alister McDermott, Aaron O’Brien, Ben Rohrer, Daniel Smith (Australia); Farhaan Behardien, Henry Davids, CJ de Villiers, Daryn Smit, JJ Smuts, Craig Thyssen, (South Africa); Sachithra Senanayake (Sri Lanka); Samuel Badree, Jonathan Carter (West Indies).
Country wise Foreign Players in IPL 2012 Players Auction:
- Australia (16)
- South Africa (19)
- Englan d(13)
- New Zealand (10)
- West Indies (16)
- Zimbabwe (7)
- Sri Lanka (18)
- Ireland (2)
- Bangladesh (1)
- Netherlands (1)