ICL returnees, 26 Pakistan players register for IPL auction
Ninety-seven players, including 26 from Pakistan and several latterly with the ICL, have registered for the third IPL auction, which will be held on January 19. The list also includes four players from Associate countries - Rizwan Cheema and Khurram Chohan (Canada), Ryan ten Doeschate (Netherlands), Niall O'Brien (Ireland) - as well as former Zimbabwe nationals Murray Goodwin and Ray Price.
Prominent among the players who were part of the unofficial ICL are Shane Bond, who recently retired from Test cricket, Damien Martyn, Chris Cairns, Saqlain Mushtaq and Justin Kemp.
The Pakistanis - the current world Twenty20 champions - include Mohammed Aamer and Umar Akmal, and the list also includes the exciting West Indian Kieron Pollard.
South Africa: Yusuf Abdulla, Nicky Boje, Zander de Bruyn, Tyron Henderson, Justin Kemp, Rory Kleinveldt, Andre Nel, Wayne Parnell, Vernon Philander, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Johan van der Wath, CJ de Villiers.
New Zealand: Shane Bond, Ian Butler, Chris Cairns, Brendon Diamanti, Grant Elliott, Martin Guptill, Nathan McCullum, Daryl Tuffey, Lou Vincent.
Australia: Brad Haddin, Phillip Hughes, Ashley Noffke, Jason Krejza, Ben Laughlin, Graham Manou, Damien Martyn, Clint McKay, Adam Voges.
England: Tim Bresnan, Anthony McGrath, Eoin Morgan, Monty Panesar, Adil Rashid, Jonathan Trott Usman Afzaal, James Foster.
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, Shahriar Nafees.
Canada: Rizwan Cheema, Khurram Chohan.
Zimbabwe: Murray Goodwin, Ray Price.
Ireland: Niall O'Brien
Netherlands: Ryan ten Doeschate
Indeed - a lot of wishful thinkers among the names put forward.I mean Usman Afzaal, Anthony McGrath? ffs.Registered playersPakistan: Mohammed Aamer, Shahid Afridi, Shahzad Ahmed, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Akmal, Fawad Alam, Yasir Arafat, Mohammad Asif, Salma
Which of these is going to sell for some completely ludicrous sum to help merchandising :|
Canada: Rizwan Cheema, Khurram Chohan.Zimbabwe: Murray Goodwin, Ray Price.Ireland: Niall O'BrienNetherlands: Ryan ten Doeschate Which of these is going to sell for some completely ludicrous sum to help merchandising :|