The player auction for the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League set to take place today in Jaipur from 2.30 PM (IST) will witness a total of 351 cricketers battling it out for the 70 slots available.
Here's a look at the franchise based team composition, salary cap as well as slots available:
Chennai Super Kings
Retained: Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, David Willey, Lungi Ngidi, Dhruv Shorey, N. Jagadeesan, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, M.S Dhoni, Mitchell Santner, Ambati Rayadu, KM Asif, Monu Kumar, Shardul Thakur.
Released: Kshitiz Sharma, Mark Wood and Kanishk Seth.
Salary cap available: 8.40 cr
Slots available: 2; Indian 2, Overseas 0
Kings XI Punjab
Retained: Chris Gayle, Ravichandran Ashwin, Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Karun Nair, David Miller, Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Released: Akshdeep Nath, Manzoor Dar, Mohit Sharma, Axar Patel, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Mohit Sharma, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh.
Traded: Marcus Stoinis for Mandeep Singh with RCB
Salary cap available: 36.20 cr
Slots available: 15; Indian 11, Overseas 4
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Retained: Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Kulwant Khejroliya, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Moeen Ali, Colin de Grandhomme, Navdeep Saini, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Nathan Coulter- Nile, Virat Kohli.
Released: Quinton de Kock, Chris Woakes, Sarfraz Khan, Brendon McCullum, Corey Anderson, Mandeep Singh.
Traded: Mandeep Singh exchanged for Marcus Stoinis with KXIP
Salary cap available: 18.15 cr
Slots available: 10; Indian 8, Overseas 2
Kolkata Knight Riders
Retained: Chris Lynn, Andre Rusell, Piyush Chawla, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Robin Uthappa.
Released: Cameron Delport, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Javon Searles, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Ishank Jaggi.
Salary cap available: 15.20 cr
Slots Available: 12; Indian 7, Overseas 5
Retained: Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Rahul Tewatia, Sandeep Lamicchane, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris, Colin Munro, Manjot Kalra, Shreyas Iyer, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult.
Released: Jason Roy, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Naman Ojha, Glenn Maxwell, Dan Christian, Liam Plunkett, Sayan Ghosh, Gautam Gambhir, Mohammed Shami, Junior Dala
Traded: Shikhar Dhawan signed from SRH in exchange for Shahbaz Nadeem, Vijay Shankar and Abhishek Sharma.
Salary cap: 25.50 cr
Slots available: 10; Indian 7, Overseas 3
Retained: Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff, Rohit Sharma (C), Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Hardik Pandya.
Released: Mohsin Khan, Tajinder Singh Dhillon, Pat Cummins, Akila Dananjaya, Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, MD Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, JP Duminy, Mustafizur Rahman.
Traded: Quinton de Kock from RCB
Salary cap available: 11.15 cr
Slots available: 7; Indian 6, Overseas 1
Retained: Jofra Archer, Mahipal Lomror, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Gopal, S.Midhun, Stuart Binny, Prashant Chopra, Ben Stokes, Krishnappa Gowtham, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny, Steve Smith.
Released: Dane Peterson, D'Arcy Short, Zahir Khan, Jaydev Unandkat, Ankit Sharma, Jatin Saxena, Ben Laughlin, Heinrich Klaasen, Anureet Singh, Dushmantha Chameera.
Salary cap available: 20.95cr
Slots available: 9; Indian 6, Overseas 3
Retained: Deepak Hooda, David Warner, Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Billy Stanlake, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Basil Thampi, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Sreevats Goswami.
Released: Tanmay Agarwal, Chris Jordan, Sachin Baby, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan, Carlos Braithwaite, Alex Hales, Wriddhiman Saha
Traded: Shikhar Dhawan moves to the Delhi Daredevils in exchange for Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem and Abhishek Sharma
Salary cap available: 9.70 cr
Slots available: 5; Indian 3, Overseas 2