Chris Gayle. (Source: BCCI)

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Joe Root and Mitchell Starc have decided to skip this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL).

Pat Cummins (Australia, base price Rs 2 crore), David Warner (Australia, Rs 2 crore), Steve Smith (Australia, Rs 2 crore), Quinton de Kock (South Africa, Rs 2 crore), Faf du Plessis (South Africa, Rs 2 crore) and Mark Wood (England, Rs 2 crore).Kagiso Rabada (Rs 2 crore) and Lungi Ngidi (Rs 50 lakh) and Marco Jansen (Rs 50 lakh). Dwayne Bravo (Rs 2 crore)

896 are Indian players and 318 overseas players in 1214 players.

Root said, “I think that there’s a lot that we need to do for this team, which deserves all of my energy. I really hope I get the opportunity to do it. I’ll keep sacrificing as much as I can because I care so much about Test cricket in our country and trying to get us to wear we can.”

Total number of players 1214
No of Indian players 896
No of overseas players 318
No of capped players 270
No of uncapped players 903
No of Associate players 41
Not of capped Indian players 61
No of capped international players 209
Uncapped Indians who were a part of previous IPL seasons 143
Uncapped International who were a part of previous IPL seasons 6
Uncapped Internationals players 62