Two days of bidding has been completed and here are the final selections by the eight Indian Premier League franchises.
Day one of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction saw 514 players go under the hammer as the eight franchises jostled for supremacy. But the process seems the antithesis of everything Twenty20 stands for.
Australian International Aaron Finch has enjoyed a successful day having joined both Yorkshire and the Hyderabad Sunrisers this morning.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have retained the services of UK-based auctioneer Richard Madley for the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction for the seventh year. Madley, from Wales, will be in action on Wednesday (and Thursday, if it continues).
Brad Haddin has cited family reasons for pulling out of Wednesday’s auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL), while Eoin Morgan has opted to push to regain his England Test place over white ball cricket.
England’s loss is definitely the Indian Premier League’s gain as batsman Kevin Pietersen will go to auction this week as the hottest ticket in town.
The most expensive date of the cricketing calendar is upon us, as the billionaires of the Indian cricket flex their financial muscle in a bid to formulate a side they believe capable of lifting this year’s Indian Premier League.
Kieron Pollard is a beast with the bat, his hulk-like frame bowls a decent ball and he’s equally impressive in the field. He’s such a sought after one-day all-rounder he graces the world’s best t20 tournaments, but rarely features in a first-class fixture.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) probe committee has sought input from former India captain Saurav Ganguly. The former captain is believed to have recommended steps on how curruption can be eradicated from the game.
The MCC World Cricket committee met in Abu Dhabi this week and believes that corruption in global domestic T20 tournaments poses the biggest threat to the game’s health. It also agreed to deepen its links with the Indian Premier League (IPL).