Rediff – Two Indian Premier League team owners on Tuesday floated the idea of having next edition’s players’ auction in England but the suggestion could not find favour with the majority of the franchises during a meeting with the Board of Control for Cricket in India in Mumbai.

Summary

  • Two Indian Premier League team owners on Tuesday floated the idea of having next edition’s players’ auction in England but the suggestion could not find favour with the majority of the franchises during a meeting with the Board of Control for Cricket in India in Mumbai.
  • A couple of franchise owners suggested England as this will be a big auction with most players back in the pool.
  • Rajasthan Royals have made a suggestion to do away with retention policy as well as Right to Match (RTM) while Kings XI Punjab wanted the retention policy to stay at two players.
  • It was after a long time that majority of the owners turned up for a discussion over lunch with the IPL governing council members.
  • Majority of the owners want player retention.


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