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114 cricketers for IPL's second player auction

January 29, 2009 20:35 IST

The Indian Premier League on Thursday announced a final list of 114 interested world cricketers for the second player auction to be held at Goa on February 6th 2009.

The list comprises the cream of cricketing talent from around the cricketing world including 21 Englishmen, 27 Australians, 13 South Africans, 15 Sri Lankans and an assortment of players from across the West Indies, Bangladesh, New Zealand and Zimbabwe.

Indian and indeed IPL fans all over the world will for the first time be able to witness the best-of-the-best from England led by the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Andrew Flintoff, Steve Harmison, James Anderson, Monty Panesar, Ravi Bopara, Matt Prior, Ian Bell, Paul Collingwood, Shaun Udal, Ryan Sidebottom, Graeme Swan and Owais Shah who have all signed up to participate in the second edition of the DLF Indian Premier League, which is set to kick off on April 10.

The 26-strong Australian contingent up for grabs at the auction includes Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke, Bradd Haddin, Nathan Hauritz, Stuart Clark, Bradd Hogg, Shaun Tait and Jason Krejza amongst a host of other international stars.

South Africans Charles Langeveldt, J P Duminy, Andre Nel and Paul Harris will also be a part of the auction.

As per the guidelines set by the Governing Council for the DLF IPL 2009, each Franchisee will have a maximum purse of US $ 2 million, less any amount spent on signing temporary replacements from last year to select the cricketers best suited for their team's strategies.

Speaking on the occasion Lalit Modi, Chairman & Commissioner, DLF Indian Premier League said "The enthusiasm and interest displayed by players from all around the world to participate in the second season of the league has been truly overwhelming. Clearly the DLF Indian Premier League has set new standards in helping uncover and hone some exciting new talent, that have gone on to gain international recognition, all of which augurs well for development of world cricket. We are extremely happy with the interest the league has garnered globally and look forward to the action at the second player auction in Goa."

A list of the players to be auctioned

AUSTRALIA

1

Brad Haddin

2

Michael Clarke

3

Nathan Hauritz

4

Stuart Clark

5

Brad Hogg

6

Beau Casson

7

Mark Cameron

8

Peter Forrest

9

Lee Carseldine

10

Doug Bowler

11

Michael Dighton

12

Jason Krejza

13

Nathan Reardon

14

Chris Hartley

15

Shaun Tait

16

Ashley Noffke

17

Bryce McGain

18

George Bailey

19

Michael Hill

20

Travis Birt

21

Chris Swan

22

Michael Klinger

23

Ben Edmondson

24

Aiden Blizzard

25

Mark Cosgrove

26

Adam Voges

27

Shane Harwood

BANGLADESH

28

Tamim Iqbal

29

Junaid Siddique

30

Rajin Saleh

31

Mehrab Hossain Jr

32

Shakib Al Hasan

33

Mohammad Ashraful

34

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.

35

Tamim Iqbal Khan.

36

Shakib Al Hasan.

37

Mohammad Junaid Siddique.

38

Ziaur Rahman

39

Mahumudullah Riyad

40

Nadif Chowdhury.

41

Mohammad Mushfiqur Rahim.

42

Mohammad Raqibul Hasan.

ENGLAND

43

Ravi Bopara

44

Monty Panesar

45

Robert Key

46

James Foster

47

Tyron Henderson

48

Sajid Mahmood

49

Matt Prior

50

Ian Bell

51

Paul Collingwood

52

Owais Shah

53

Shaun Udal

54

Darren Gough

55

Ryan Sidebottom

56

Graeme Swan

57

Luke Wright

58

Kevin Peterson

59

Andrew Flintoff

60

Steve Harmison

61

James Anderson

62

Ed Joyce

63

Dominic Cork

NEW ZEALAND

64

Mark Gillespie

65

Tim Southee

66

Jesse Ryder

67

Jeetan Patel

68

Kyle Mills

69

Chris Martin

70

Jamie How

71

Peter Fulton

72

James Franklin

PAKISTAN

73

Asim Kamal

74

Yasir Hameed

75

Danish Kaneria

76

Mohd. Hafeez

77

Yasir Arafat

SOUTH AFRICA

78

Gulam Bodi

79

Rory Kleinveld

80

Charles Langeveldt

81

Ashwell Prince

82

J P Duminy

83

Martin Van Jaarsveld

84

Roelof Van der Merwe

85

Andre Nel

86

Neil Mckanzee

87

Yusuf Abdullah

88

Paul Harris

89

Johan Botha

90

Morne Van Wyk

SRI LANKA

91

Thilina Thushara

91

Nuwan Kulasekera

93

Mahela Udawatte

94

Dammika Prasad

95

Thilina Kandamby

96

Kaushalya Weereratne

97

Jehan Mubarak

98

Dilhara Lokuhettige

99

Malinga Bandara

100

Malinda Warnapura,

101

Michael vandort,

102

Prassanna Jayawardane

103

Upal Tharanga

104

Jeevantha Kulatunga

105

Kaushal Lokuarachchi

WEST INDIES

106

Sylvester Joseph

107

Darren Sammy

108

Kieron Pollard

109

Andre Fletcher

110

Kieron Powell

111

Fidel Edwards

112

Dwayne Smith

113

Kemar Roach

ZIMBABWE

114

Vusi Sibanda