Preparations have intensified regarding the IPL 2023 auction. The mini auction will be held in Kochi on December 23.

Before this, the franchisees have to submit their list of retained and released players to the BCCI by November 15.

Chennai and Mumbai have submitted their list to BCCI. Other teams will also submit their lists today. At the same time, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders has got a big blow even before the auction.

Last season team’s star bowler Pat Cummins refused to play IPL this year. Australia’s Test and ODI captain Pat Cummins has decided to withdraw from IPL 2023. The star all-rounder announced his decision on Twitter on Tuesday. Cummins cited busy International matches as the reason for not participating in the Indian T20I competition.

Recently Pat Cummins has been appointed ODI captain of Australia -:

Where the fans of the team have been shocked by the departure of Pat Cummins. At the same time, New Zealand fast bowler Lockie Ferguson has breathed a sigh of relief after joining the team. KKR recently bought Ferguson from Gujarat Titans.

Cummins was recently part of Australia’s T20I World Cup squad. The team failed to reach the semi-finals of the tournament. Earlier this year, Cummins was appointed Australia’s ODI captain after Aaron Finch retired from ODIs.

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