Friday, 14 December, 2018

IPL 2019: Over 1000 Cricketers Register For the Mega Auctions

Richard Madley Recalls His IPL Career Highlight And It Involves MS Dhoni CSK fans also took the chance to ask Richard Madley about his favourite moment
Cary Erickson | 06 December, 2018, 15:45

Some of the big names to have entered the auctions include Dale Steyn (base price INR 1.5 crore), Brendon McCullum, D'Arcy Short, Corey Anderson (all INR 2 crore).

Nearly five dozen South Africans will be among the players slugging it out for a place in next year's Indian Premier League (IPL). Apart from these, one player each from USA, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands have signed up.Of the 1003 players, 800 are uncapped, with 746 of those from India.

Akshar Patel, Wriddhiman Saha, Yuvraj Singh and Ishant Sharma have a base price of Rs 1 crore.

Another Indian cricketer who deserves notable mention is Jaydev Unadkat, who will enter the auction with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. In a first, there will players from the Northeastern states, Uttarakhand and Bihar. IPL 2019 Auction: Yuvraj Singh to Play for CSK in the Indian Premier League 12?.

Iran backs Yemen peace talks
The evacuation of the wounded fighters has been a key condition of the Houthis to attend the upcoming round of talks. A government team, headed by Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani, was expected in Sweden on Wednesday.

Among the foreign players, 35 Australians have registered themselves while 27 players are from Afghanistan.

World Cup-bound English players have been requested to return home by April 25, while South Africa players are expected to join a preparatory camp by May 10, and Sri Lankans by May 6.

South Africa have the maximum number of contestants with 59 of them to be bid in the auction; this is followed by 35 from Australia while West Indies are third in the list having 33 entrants.

Franchises will now have time until 5:00 PM IST, Monday 10th December to submit their shortlist of players that will make up the final VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction list.