IPL Auction I for IPL 3- Whoz in this time?

Money, money and money will rain tomorrow. All the franchises and the players are ready for IPL 3’s 1st auction.After the intoduction of the million dollar IPL in India, it has been a super hit. It was moved to the Rainbow Nation and there too, it attracted huge crowds.

Now all the eye balls turn to the IPL 3 which will be back in India. Interestingly, there are new venues for the game this time. Dharmashala, Ahemadabad and Vizag and the new venues. These national level stadiums will surely get an international touch.

The IPL 3 will kick off in Hyderabad, Deccan Chargers against the Kolkata Knight Riders.


  • A match for 3rd place has been added in addition so that the tally of games total up to 60 games.
  • Bad news is that, The Icon Players i.e Sachin Tendulkar, Sorav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and VVS Laxman who earned 15% extra for their pockets have been quashed.
  • Those who played in ICL were banned but now their bans have been lifted and been given a green signal.

So, Whats in the auction?

A amount of $750,000 is the amount given to each team for which they can bid for.

Team Composition

  • Minimum Number of players in each squad should be 16 inclusive of the coach and team physio.
  • A maximum of 10 foreign players are allowed in each squad and among the playing 11, only 4 could be foreign players
  • There can be no more than 8 local players in each team and only 2 players from the under-22 pool of the BCCI

About 90 players had registered for IPL, but 60 of them are given a go to auction.

Players who will have a go

Kieron Pollard

Umar Akmal

Shane Bond

Nickey Boje

Thisira Perara

Brad Haddin are sure go…


About Adithya Ramesh

Yo people. This is Adithya. A student who loves what he does. Has passion for Cricket and is a die hard SRT fan. Loves to photograph and is a travel freak

Posted on January 18, 2010, in IPL, News, Preview and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Great site, exactly what I was looking for, I can’t get your RSS feed to work right in google chrome though, is it on my end? By the way, if you get a moment, check out my Warcraft Gold Guide – http://bit.ly/dcYOCj

  2. nice guess ! u pinned the guys with the maximum price 🙂

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