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MS Dhoni (L), Shane Watson (C) and Suresh Raina (R) will be up for grabs on Tuesday.Pal Pillai-IPL-SPORTZPICS

The trading window for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016 will begin on 15 December at the Club House of the Bandra Kurla Complex Stadium in Mumbai. 

But this trading window will be exclusive for the two new IPL teams, who have replaced Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), Pune and Rajkot. 

A special player's draft has been created for these two new franchises so they can pick five players each from a pool of 50 (players who were a part of the CSK and RR squads).

The players who will remain unpicked after Tuesday's trading window will automatically be added to the auction list. The IPL 2016 auction will take place on 6 February and there will be a number of fascinating talents who will be going under the hammer. 

Heavyweights like MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Ajinkya Rahane, Shane Watson, Steve Smith, Brendon McCullum, Faf du Plesis will all be up for grabs on Tuesday during the players' draft for IPL 2016.  

Pune and Rajkot will have to be very wise before chosing the five best each players on Tuesday as these players will form the foundation of the respective teams. 

Below is a list of the players from CSK and RR who will be up for grabs at the IPL players' draft:

First Name Surname Country 2014 IPL Matches 2015 IPL Matches Total IPL
Ravichandran Ashwin India 16 14 97
Stuart Binny India 13 13 58
MS Dhoni India 16 17 129
Ravindra Jadeja India 16 17 111
Dhawal Kulkarni India 8 11 52
Abhishek Nayar India 5 0 60
Ashish Nehra India 4 16 74
Irfan Pathan India 10 0 98
Ajinkya Rahane India 13 14 81
Suresh Raina India 16 17 132
Sanju Samson India 13 14 38
Mohit Sharma India 16 16 47
Rahul Sharma India 2 0 44
Baba Aparajith India 0 0 0
Ankush Bains India 0 0 0
Rajat Bhatia India 12 2 82
Eklavya Dwivedi India 0 0 0
Deepak Hooda India 0 14 14
Vikramjeet Malik India 1 0 13
Mithun Manhas India 12 0 55
Ronit More India 0 2 2
Karun Nair India 11 14 27
Pawan Negi India 2 10 21
Ishwar Chandra Pandey India 13 10 25
Pardeep Sahu India 0 0 0
Dinesh Salunkhe India 0 0 6
Barinder Singh Saran India 0 1 1
Ankit Nagendra Sharma India 3 4 17
Pratyush Singh India 0 0 0
Pravin Tambe India 13 10 26
Rahul Tewatia India 3 1 4
Sagar Vijay Trivedi India 0 0 0
Dishant Yagnik India 1 0 25
Kyle Abbott South Africa 0 0 0
Samuel Badree West Indies 4 0 5
Dwayne Bravo West Indies 1 17 91
Ben Cutting Australia 1 0 1
Faf Du Plessis South Africa 15 17 45
James Faulkner Australia 13 13 45
Matt Henry New Zealand 0 0 0
Michael Hussey Australia 9 4 59
Brendon McCullum New Zealand 14 14 76
Christopher Morris South Africa 0 11 27
Kane Richardson Australia 7 0 10
Dwayne Smith West Indies 16 16 52
Steven Smith Australia 10 14 46
Tim Southee New Zealand 3 7 15
Juan Theron South Africa 0 1 10
Andrew Tye Australia 0 0 0
Shane Watson Australia 13 10 78
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