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Jan 17, 2013 at 03:16pm IST

IPL 6 auctions to be held on Feb 3

The players' auction for the sixth edition of Indian Premier League ‬(IPL) will be held on February 3 in Chennai according to Sundar Raman, CEO of Indian Premier League. Raman on his official twitter account tweeted: "Pepsi IPL auction will be held on 3rd Feb in Chennai starting 11am IST."

The auction is likely to see 37 players going under the hammer. The sixth season of the IPL will kick off on the 3rd of April at the Eden Gardens between home team Kolkata Knight Riders and the Delhi Daredevils. The format however, remains the same with every one of the nine teams playing each other on home and away basis.

The governing council will make a decision on the inclusion of Pakistani players in the tournament in another meeting scheduled to be held prior to the auction. Pakistani cricketers, who played in the inaugural season in 2007, were kept out of the IPL players auction since the Mumbai terror attacks in 2008.

IPL 6 auctions to be held in Chennai on Feb 3

The players' auction for the sixth edition of IPL will be held on February 3 in Chennai, tweeted Sundar Raman, CEO of the league.

After tensions escalated between India and Pakistan at the Line of Control (Loc), which forced Pakistan hockey players to return back. BCCI now finds itself in a fix about whether or not to allow Pakistan cricketers to take part in the tournament.

The players' auction for the sixth edition of Indian Premier League ‬(IPL) will be held on February 3 in Chennai according to Sunder Raman, CEO of Indian Premier League. Raman on his official twitter account tweeted, "Pepsi IPL auction will be held on 3rd Feb in Chennai starting 11am IST."

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