Over 1 players register for IPL 12 auctions

Over 1000 players register for IPL 12 auctions

 Sports Desk :: sports-desk

 Published: 07:40 PM, 5 December 2018   Updated: 07:40 PM, 5 December 2018

Daily Bangladesh Desk

Daily Bangladesh Desk

As many as 1003 players have registered for the upcoming Indian Premier League auctions, including 232 overseas cricketers. With 70 spots available to be filled, the list includes 800 uncapped cricketers - 746 from India.

One player each from Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands and USA have also registered for the auctions. Among foreign countries, South Africa have the maximum number of entrants (59), followed by Australia (35) and Windies (33). Afghanistan has seen a massive boost, with 27 players registering for the auction.

Sri Lanka (28), New Zealand (17), England (14), Bangladesh (10) and Zimbabwe (5) are the other countries that have seen registrations.

For the first time in 12 seasons, Richard Madley won't be the auctioneer. In Hugh Edmeades, an independent fine art, classic car and charity auctioneer - IPL will have a new gavel master.

Franchises have been given time till 5:00 PM IST on December 10 to send in their shortlist of players.

Daily Bangladesh/Sohug