Eight ambitious city franchises will converge on the Taj Aguada hotel in Goa where the second Indian Premier League auction takes place on Friday.
Forty-three cricketers from seven countries will be in contention for lucrative paydays, including, for the first time, England's centrally contracted players.
Kevin Pietersen will be the biggest catch, and with a reserve price of $1.35m, the former captain is the most expensive player in the auction - even though he will only be available for three weeks.
Team-mate Andrew Flintoff is not too far behind at $950,000. But which other players are in the shop window? And who will prove to be the day's biggest bargain?
BBC Sport profiles five players set to spark a bidding frenzy.
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