The IPL Player Auction 2013 will be held on Sunday, 3 February 2013, at the ITC Grand Chola,Chennai. The proceedings will begin at 11:00 am. The auction will be conducted by Richard Madley, a professional auctioneer from England who has conducted each of the previous IPL player auctions. The proceedings will be telecast live on SONY SIX.
101 players finalised by the IPL from eight countries in the 2013 IPL player Auction, which will be held on 3rd February in Chennai. The list once again does not feature Pakistani players.
The current Australian Test captain and batsman Michael Clarke and former captain and batsman of Australia Ricky Pointing, top of the list in 2013 IPL player Auction with highest base price of $400,000.
Michael Clarke was signed by the Pune Warriors India last Season of IPL 2012 outside of the auction. Now He was released by the PWI.Ricky Ponting played for Kolkata Knight Riders in the first edition of IPL in 2008. But he was released by the KKR in 2010.
South Africa Johan Botha is back in the auction at a base price of $300,000 after released by Rajasthan Royals.
The World T20 Champion West Indies Captain and All-rounder, Darren Sammy will feature in the IPL player Auction for the first time with base price of $100,000. The England All-rounder Ravi Bopara also has a base price of $100,000. Another England player wicketkeeper batsman Matt Prior with base price of $200,000 have also made it to the IPL player Auction list.
RP Singh was signed by the Mumbai Indians in 2012 for $600,000, was released by the MI after his poor performance with 10 wickets in 11 matches. He Played for Deccan Chargers in 2008-10 and played for Kochi Tuskers Kerala in IPL 2011 season.
Second highest run scorer in Ranji Trophy season this year Mumbai All-rounder Abhishek Nayar, will feature in the IPL player auction with base price of $100,000. He was signed by the King XI Punjab in 2011 for $800,000, was realeased by the franchise in 2012.
Each franchise has a salary cap of up to $12.5m to spend on their 2013 squad, which can contain a maximum of 33 players, including 11 from overseas.
Chennai Super Kings
Kings XI Punjab
Kolkata Knight Riders
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Pune Warriors India
Here is the list of awaiting IPL 6 Auction Players List