Richard Madley, who regularly handled the IPL auction will not be part of it this time and the responsibility of the auction is handed over to Hugh Edmeades. Edmeades has more than 30 years of experience with the auction company Christie’s.
1003 players have registered for the IPL auction to be held in Jaipur on December 18. Only 70 players will be selected by the eight franchisee teams in 12th season of Indian Premier League.
232 foreign players have also registered for the auction including 35 players from Australia, 27 players from Afghanistan, and 59 players from South Africa.
800 of the registered players have not played any international matches, in which 746 players are Indian. The list will be sorted out for the auction and the franchisees have been given time to submit the list of players of their choice till December 10.