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England players top the IPL auction list

Six of Englands Twenty20 World Cup winning squad top the list of the most expensive players set to go under the hammer in next months IPL player auction which will be held at the start on January in Bangalore.

Ten of Englandís World Cup winners will be hoping to strike it rich during the two day auction which takes place on Saturday, January 8th and Sunday, January 9th.

Kevin Pietersen, James Anderson, Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad, Luke Wright, Michael Yardy have all been handed base rates of $400,000.

Other players included in the list include Twenty20 World Cup winning skipper Paul Collingwood, Craig Kieswetter, Ravi Bopara and Eoin Morgan.

Over 400 players will hope to be selected during the two day event; with each participant given a base price ranging from $20,000 up to $400,000.

Other players included in the $400,000 range include New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori, Ross Taylor and wicketkeeper batsman Brendon McCullum.

Shaun Marsh, Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee are the only Aussies to feature in the top run while Mitchell Johnson, Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting arenít even in the list of players eligible for the auction.

source - cricket20.com
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