A dozen Pak players to be auctioned in IPL 4th edition
KARACHI: A dozen Pakistani players will be auctioned in fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be held next year but however, skipper Pakistan cricket team Mohammed Yousuf is exception, Geo news reported on Wednesday night.
According to IPL sources, Pakistani players have submitted application for independent auction instead of being auctioned through agents of the tournament.
Those players to be included in auction are Shahid Khan Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Umar Gul, Fawwad Alam, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal, Muhammad Aamir are noted ones.
Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ejazz Butt told Geo news PCB has to do nothing with this forthcoming auction.
Lallit Modi, the IPL Commissioner has confirmed receiving of application from Pakistani players for direct auction isolated from agents but declined bellying out names of players.
Mohammed Yousuf, however, is exception as he had withdrew from first edition of IPL contest, he added.