IPL could go for round 3 auction of players after Australia postpones pak tour

No doubt, the round 1 and round 2 of IPL auctions were a huge hit. Now, that reason, coupled with some other, could prompt the BCCI, the cash-rich Indian cricket board to go for a third round of auctions for the IPL tournament. First and the foremost reason why the BCCI could launch a third [...]

18 players up for grabs in 2nd IPL auction on March 11

Eighteen players, incuding Pakistan’s Misabah-ul-Haq, Bangladesh’s Mohammed Ashraful and Australia’s Shane Watson, will be up for grabs in the second IPL auction to be held on March 11. Seven New Zealand players, four Aussies, three Pakistanis, two Bangladeshis and one player each from Sri Lanka and South Africa will be auctioned on March 11. There [...]

DLF IPL’s 2nd player auction next week

The Indian Premier League (IPL) will conduct its second auction next week, in a move aimed to give room for franchises which have still money left. Franchises can spend a maximum of $5 and a minimum of $3.3 millionfor buying players. The first IPL auction was held in Mumbai’s Hilton Hotel on February 20th. IPL’s [...]

Younis Khan peeved at IPL for not accomodating more Pakistan players

Pakistan batsman Younis Khan is peeved at the pay packets for Pakistani stars participating in IPL. Younis Khan – who has been bought by Jaipur IPL team for $ 225,000 – feels the IPL teams should have spent more money to bag more Pakistan players. Only seven players were snapped up by the IPL teams [...]