3 Feb 2009

3 New Zealanders on latest IPL auction list

6:19 am on 3 February 2009

Three New Zealand cricketers, James Franklin, Jesse Ryder and Kyle Mills have made the list of 43 players for Thursday's Indian Premier League auction.

The former England captain Kevin Petersen tops the list with a value of 2.7 million dollars, while Mills is at 300 thousand, Ryder at 200 thousand and Franklin at 100 thousand dollars.

The list includes 15 players from Australia, four from Bangladesh, seven from England, five from South Africa, four from Sri Lanka, and five from the West Indies.... however there are none from pakistan after their government banned them from travelling to India.

There are a half a dozen New Zealand players already contracted to the IPL.