Indian Premier League's [ Images ] costliest buy Kieron Pollard is among the six players who will have two or more teams jostling to have them on board for the Champions League [ Images ] Twenty20 [ Images ], the preliminary squads for which were announced in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Bought for $2.2 million by Mumbai Indians [ Images ], Pollard is also eligible to play for South Australian Redbacks.
Others who have qualified for more than one team are Jacques Kallis [ Images ] (home team Warriors and Royal Challengers [ Images ] Bangalore), Mark Boucher [ Images ] (Warriors and Royal Challengers Bangalore), Ross Taylor [ Images ] (home team Central Stags, Victorian Bushrangers and Royal Challengers Bangalore), Dwayne Bravo [ Images ] (Victorian Bushrangers and Mumbai Indians) and Cameron White [ Images ] (home team Victorian Bushrangers, Royal Challengers Bangalore).
The 32-year-old, who has not played first-class cricket since the Ashes series in England last year, has been named in a 20-player CSK squad for the second edition of the 10-team tournament which will be played in South Africa [ Images ] from September 10 to 26.
With eight of the nine confirmed teams for the tournament having named their preliminary squads - with the exception of Wayamba - just three weeks remain before the final squads of 15 are selected on August 9.
"As was the case last year, if a player is selected to play for an 'away' team rather than his 'home' team, the 'away' team must pay $200,000 compensation to the 'home' team," CLT20 said in a statement.
Other international stars to be named in the preliminary squads, include Sachin Tendulkar [ Images ] (Mumbai Indians), Mahendra Singh Dhoni [ Images ] (Chennai Super Kings), Mahela Jayawardene [ Images ] (Wayamba Elevens), Dale Steyn [ Images ] (Royal Challengers Bangalore), Rahul Dravid [ Images ] (RCB), JP Duminy [ Images ] (MI), Matthew Hayden [ Images ] (CSK), Muttiah Muralidaran (CSK), Harbhajan Singh [ Images ] (MI) and Mike Hussey [ Images ] (CSK).
The 10th and final team to compete at this year's Champions League will be decided when the West Indies' [ Images ] domestic Twenty20 tournament finishes on July 31.