The BCCI has prepared a list of some selected players of the coming IPL commanding minimum price in the auction to begin in January.
The price will be considered the base price for those players. Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh will command the highest bid of Rs 1.84 crore. Yusuf Pathan, Zaheer Khan and Suresh Raina are clubbed in the second highest price of Rs 1.38 crore. The other players of team India are placed in Rs 92 lakhs club. Sourav Ganguly and Anil Kumbale are included into this level. But the players can increase decrease their base pries freely.
BCCI has chalked out this base price going through a comprehensive study of the performance of the players in the past IPL, national and international matches .BCCI has sent the list to each of the association on Saturday.
Each association will also make a list and produce it to each franchisee. Before it the association will procure signature of their players. The franchise will then prepare their plan for auction. The final approved list will be released in the first or second week of December.
source: Express India