PLAYERS AUCTION

  • IPL7 Auction: 12 more names added to the list of capped players February 3, 2014

    The 232strong list of capped players for the IPL 7 auction has grown to 244 after the organisers added 12 more names to it. According to the new IPL rules, the strength of each squad has been cropped to 27, with a maximum of nine overseas players. That will force the...
  • Full List: Capped players for IPL 7 players' auction January 29, 2014

    31 from a group of 232 capped players have invited the highest base price of Rs 20 million for the IPL players' auction scheduled for February 12 and 13 in Bangalore. (Click and drag on the list to zoom and explore)...
  • IPL 7 auction: Top base price for Sehwag, Yuvraj, Aussie Ashes heroes January 29, 2014

    After missing out on retention from their respective franchises, India veterans Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh along with Australia's Ashes super star Mitchell Johnson have attracted the top base price of Rs. 20 million for the IPL players' auction to be held in Bangalore on Feburay 12 and...
  • IPL salary cap fixed at a whopping Rs 60 crore: report November 30, 2013

    The franchise workshop for the seventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) got underway in Singapore on Friday, and according to Mumbai Mirror the Governing Council of the IPL has proposed a salary cap of Rs 60 crore for the IPL 7 auction. A fresh auction is due before the...
  • Hockey India League: 95 Indian players signed for mini auction October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Hockey India League's (HIL) mini players auction will feature 95 Indians, including promising forwards such as Ramandeep Singh and Affan Yousuf, when it gets underway here on November 18. Hockey India Secretary General and Hero Hockey India League Chairman Dr. Narinder Batra said the quality of competition and...
  • Hockey India League: 59 foreign players signed for mini auction October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Fiftynine overseas players, including 27 Olympians have signed up for the Mini Players Auction/Closed Bid, which is scheduled on November 18 for the next two editions of the Hockey India League (HIL). Hockey India (HI) Secretary General and HIL chairman, Narinder Batra said players from 12 countries have made...
  • Chennai Super Kings could be banned from IPL auction: report October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma will file a petition in the Supreme Court to stop Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from taking part in the Indian Premier League auction next year, Deccan Chronicle reported on Thursday. "We will file an application requesting the honourable court...
  • IPL 6 players' auction: as it happened February 3, 2013

    While Australians Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting were bought by Pune Warriors and Mumbai Indians respectively....
  • IPL 5 auction on Feb 4 in Bangalore January 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The 2012 IPL player auction will be held on February 4 next month at Bangalore's ITC Royal Gardenia Hotel. Richard Madley, a renowned auctioneer from England and who has already overseen the previous auctions, will once again be in charge of the proceedings. IPL chairman and BCCI vicepresident Rajiv Shukla...
  • 76 games in IPL5, Kochi players up for auction December 11, 2011

    Chennai: The players' auction for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League will be held in late January or early February and the teams will play their games on a homeandaway basis, with each of the nine franchises playing 16 games. The change means that the cashrich Twenty20 tournament reverts...
  • Let Pak players in, help cricket: Chidambaram January 28, 2010

    New Delhi: Several million cricket lovers would be happy in India if Pakistani players played for the Indian Premier League (IPL). And Home Minister P Chidambaram would be one such fan. Chidambaram on Thursday said that Pakistani players still have a chance to play at the IPL is a good beginning "I...
  • IPL could have been respectful to Pak: SRK January 25, 2010

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) team owners have so far denied in one voice that they deliberately did not bid for Pakistani players during the auction in Mumbai on January 19. Now a prominent member has broken rank and voiced his opposition to how the entire matter was handled. Kolkata Knight...
  • No conspiracy against Pak cricketers: Modi January 22, 2010

    Mumbai/ New Delhi: Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi has rejected any conspiracy in Pakistani players not being picked up for the worlds richest cricket tournament. There is no conspiracy theory that is going on as is being reported in media. The media is biased at times, he said...
  • Pak cricketers snubbed at IPL, hit out at India January 19, 2010

    Karachi: Pakistani cricketers feel hurt and insulted after none of their 11 players fielded for the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction were picked up. Pakistans Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi said India and IPL had made fun of his country. "The way I see it, the IPL and India have made fun...
  • IPL Players Auction: Final list and base prices February 5, 2009

    The Indian Premier League is preparing to for players auction on Friday, February 6. The IPL is scheduled to begin from April 10 to May 24. Here is the final list of players nominated for the auction and their base prices in USD. Australia Aaron Bird $45,000Brett Geeves $45,000Bryce McGain...
  • IPL players' auction for second season in February December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian Premier League will start players' auction for the next season in February. Bangalore Royal Challengers owner Vijay Mallya, who had publicly lambasted his team last season as losses started piling up, has clarified his team is not for sale. Royal Challengers finished seventh out of eight teams in...
  • Bangalore make a Virat buy, Pak star Yousuf stranded March 11, 2008

    New Delhi: The second round of India Premier League auctions are virtually over and among the big name players who have been picked up are Pakistan's MisbahulHaq who has gone to Bangalore. All the 16 players of the Under19 World Cup winning Indian team were up for grabs. India's under19 skipper...
  • IPL brings in big money, but can it change cricket? February 21, 2008

    New Delhi: After the DLF Indian Premier League players auctions on Wednesday, questions are also being raised on what direction the game will take now. More importantly; will players think of their cricket careers in an entirely new way and will February 20, 2008, go down in history as the...
  • Symonds stunned by hefty IPL deal February 21, 2008

    Melbourne: Andrew Symonds' popularity in India since the racism row is anybody's guess and the Australian himself admitted he did not expect to land a staggering $1.35 million deal in the Indian Premier League. Symonds shares a stormy relation with the Indian crowd and was subjected to monkey chants when Australia...
  • Mohali skipper Yuvraj says fans will love IPL February 21, 2008

    Melbourne: He is the man chosen to lead Preity ZintaNess Wadia's Mohali team in the inaugural DLF Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament on April 18 and he is satisfied with the team acquired. Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN Chief Cricket Correspondent Nishant Arora in Melbourne, Yuvraj, one of the 'icon players',...
  • After Dhoni, Symonds second most valuable player at IPL February 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Australian allrounder Andrew Symonds, who along with Harbhajan Singh was at the centre of the racial abuse controversy during the IndiaAustralia Test series Down Under in January, got the second highest bid for Rs 5.4 crore ($ 1.35 million) in the players auction of DLF Indian Premier League...
  • Cricket goes under the hammer, players sold out February 20, 2008

    Mumbai: Suave India skipper Mahendra Dhoni and Australian allrounder Andrew Symonds went for astronomical amounts as the Indian Premier League (IPL) conducted the much hyped auction of top international players in Mumbai. Dhoni, who led India to a tremendous triumph in the Twenty20 World Championship in South Africa last year, was...
  • Symonds, Harbhajan together? Ambani aims for a coup February 20, 2008

    Mumbai: Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds playing together for the same team? Well, that's what Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai team is expected to make a serious pitch for when the muchanticipated player auction for the Indian Premier League begins in Mumbai on Wednesday. While the franchisee owners are putting together their...
  • It's all about money as IPL gets ready to auction players February 19, 2008

    New Delhi: It's raining millions for Indian cricketers. The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to take the cricket world by storm riding on the back of its multimillion dollar budget and a host of international stars. After the milliondollar bids for...
  • Gilchrist, Dhoni top wishlists for IPL 'auction' February 19, 2008

    Mumbai: Adam Gilchrist and Mahendra Singh Dhoni are at the top of the wishlists for the eight franchises participating in the highprofile Indian Premier League 'auction' in Mumbai on Wednesday. The explosive wicketkeeperbatsmen are regarded as the prime selections for any one of the teams in the Twenty20 tournament, with each...