Leading Black Caps eye another hefty IPL payday in 2011

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

WELLINGTON - Leading Black Cap players Daniel Vettori, Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor look set for another massive payday from the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after being named among the 21 players with the highest reserve price of 400,000 dollars for next year’s auction.

The auction will be held in Bangalore on January 8 and 9, stuff.co.nz reports.here are 10 teams involved with 74 matches and the season looks set to go ahead despite the threat of court action.

The Indian organisers released a list of 416 players for the auction.

The players with the reserve price of 400,000 dollars are: Daniel Vettori, Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor, Adam Gilchrist, Brett Lee, Shaun Marsh, James Anderson, Kevin Pietersen, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, Luke Wright, Michael Yardy, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Yuvraj Singh, Graeme Smith, AB de Villiers, Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Brian Lara, Chris Gayle.

Second Tier (300,000 dollars): Jacques Kallis, Muttiah Muralitharan, Zaheer Khan, Yusuf Pathan, Shaun Tait, Andrew Symonds, Angelo Mathews and Kumar Sangakkara

Third Tier (200,000 dollars): Sourav Ganguly, Gautam Gambhir, Michael Hussey, Doug Bollinger, Dirk Nannes, Eoin Morgan, Robin Uthappa, Sanath Jayasuriya and David Hussey. (ANI)

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