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IPL 4 AUCTIONS - Indian Premier League Auctions

List of players auctioned and the prices at which they have been bought by IPL franchise:


Gautam Gambhir
sold for Rs 11.04 crore to Kolkata Knight

Riders Dilshan auctioned for Rs2.94crore to Bangalore

Zaheer Khan auctioned for Rs4.08 crore to Bangalore

Ross Taylor auctioned for Rs 4.53crore to Rajasthan

Yusuf Pathan auctioned for Rs9.52cr to Kolkata

Kevin Pietersen auctioned for Rs2.94crore to Hyderabad

Mahela Jayawardene auctioned for Rs 6.8 crore to Kochi

Yuvraj Singh auctioned for Rs8.16crore to Pune

AB de Villiers sold for Rs 4.98 crore to Bangalore

Cameron White sold for Rs 4.98 crore by Deccan CHARGERS

Jacques Kallis auctioned for Rs4.98 crore by Kolkata

Rohit Sharma auctioned for Rs9.06crore by Mumbai

Andrew Symonds auctioned for Rs 3.85 crore by Mumbai

Sourav Ganguly goes unsold in IPL-4

Gilchrist sold for Rs4.08 crore by Punjab

Rahul Dravid sold for Rs2.26crore by Rajasthan

Graeme Smith sold for Rs 2.26 crore by Pune

Robin Uthappa sold for Rs9.52cr to Pune

Daniel Vettori sold for Rs 2.49 crore to Rajasthan Royals

Brendon McCullum sold for Rs 2.15crore to Kochi

Sreesanth sold for Rs 4.08 crore to Kochi

Chris Gayle goes unsold in IPL-4

Irfan Pathan sold for Rs 8.61cr to Delhi

RP Singh sold to Kochi for Rs 2.26 crore

Jesse Ryder and Herschelle Gibbs goes unsold

Michael Hussey bought back by Chennai for Rs 1.95 crore

JP Duminy sold for Rs1.36 crore to Deccan Chargers

Shikhar Dhawan sold for Rs1.36crore to Deccan Chargers

Saurabh Tiwary sold for Rs7.25cr to Bangalore

David Hussey to Punjab for Rs 6.44 crore

Warner to Delhi for Rs 3.45 crore

Brian Lara goes unsold in IPL-4

Parthiv Patel sold for for Rs 1.33crore to Kochi

Wriddhiman Saha sold for $100,000 to Chennai

Dinesh Karthik sold for Rs4.14crore to Punjab

Naman Ojha sold for rs 1.24 crore to Delhi

Brad Haddin Rs 1.49 crore to Kolkata

Mat Prior unsold

Mark Boucher unsold

David Jacobs sold for Rs 86 lakh to Mumbai

James Hopes sold for Rs1.58crore to Delhi Daredevils

Ravindra Jadeja sold for Rs4.3 crore to Kochi

Wright remains unsold

Shakib Ali Hasan sold for Rs 1.92crore to Kolkata

Stuart Broad sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs1.81 crore

Abhishek Nayar sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 3.6crore

Angelo Mathews sold to Pune Warriors for Rs 4.37 crore

Steven Smith sold to Kochi for Rs 92 lakh

Dwayne Bravo sold to Chennai for Rs92 lakh

James Anderson goes unsold

Ishant Sharma sold for Rs2.04 crore to Deccan Chargers

Praveen Kumar sold for Rs3.62crore Kings XI Punjab

Ashish Nehra sold for Rs 3.85 crore to Pune

Brett Lee sold for Rs1.81 crore to Kolkata

Morne Morkel sold for Rs2.15crore to Delhi

Dale Steyn sold for Rs5.44 crore to Deccan Chargers

Ryan Harris sold for Rs1.47crore to Punjab

Dirk Nannes sold for Rs2.94crore to Bangalore

Doug Bollinger sold for Rs3.17crore to Chennai Super King

Muralitharan sold for Rs 4.98crore to Kochi

Graeme Swann not sold

Kumar Sangakkara sold to Hyderabad for Rs 3.17crore

Piyush Chawla sold to Punjab for Rs4.08 crore

Ashwin sold for Rs 3.85crore to Chennai

Ajantha Mendis goes unsold

Ojha sold to Hyderabad for Rs 2.26crore

Murali Kartik goes unsold

Amit Mishra sold to Deccan Chargers for Rs 1.36 crore

Ramesh Powar sold to Kochi for Rs 81.6 lakh

Finch sold to Delhi for Rs 1.36 crore



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ICC T20 World Cup Schedule 2009 | Fixtures

Matches Timings and Schedule:
1st T20 will be played between England v Netherlands on 05, June 2009 in London Day/Night
2nd New Zealand v Scotland on 06, June 2009 in London Day match
3rd Australia v West Indies on 06, June 2009 Day mach in London
4th India v Bangladesh on 06, June 2009 in Nottingham D/N
5th South Africa v Scotland on 07, June 2009 day match in London
6th England v Pakistan on 07, June 2009 D/N match in London
7th Bangladesh v Ireland on 08, June 2009 Day match Nottingham
8th Australia v Sri Lanka on 08, June 2009 D/N in Nottingham
9th Pakistan v Netherlands on 09, June 2009 London day match
10th New Zealand v South Africa on 09, June 2009 D/N in London
11th Sri Lanka v West Indies on 10, June 2009 in Nottingham
12th India v Ireland on 10, June 2009

Super Eight T20 world cup 2009 match schedule and timings
On 11, June 2009
D1 v A2 in Nottingham
B2 v D2 in Nottingham

12, June 2009
B2 v D2 in London
A1 v C1 IN London

13, June 2009
C1 v D2 in London
D1 v B1 IN London

14, June 2009
A2 v C2 in London
A1 v B2 IN London

15, June 2009
B2 v C1 in London
B1 v A2 IN London

16, June 2009
D1 v C2 in Nottingham
D2 v A1 IN Nottingham

Semi Final Matches
18, June 2009 - 1st Semi-Final
19, June 2009 - 2nd Semi-Final

Twenty20 World Cup 2009 – Final on 21, June 2009 London.

Ishant over Mult-Captaincy idea

Kolkata Knight Riders pace spearhead Ishant Sharma has supported his coach John Buchanan’s multi-captaincy idea.

Ishant said the innovative theory could actually help his Indian Premier League side do well in the second season.

Sourav Ganguly was not amused with the idea but Ishant said there was no harm in having four captains as their different ideas could help the team overcome last year’s failure.

“Sourav Ganguly is a good captain but sometimes you need new ideas which Buchannan theory can generate,” he told News24 Channel.

“Buchannan is a very good coach and bit of support from other players can turn the things around for KKR,” he said.

The lanky fast bowler said his IPL side will miss the services of experience Australia captain Ricky Ponting and Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar.
Source - espnstar.com

IPL Schedule 2009 - IPL goes South Africa

Sat 18
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 1st match - Rajasthan Royals v Bangalore Royal Challengers Newlands, Cape Town
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 2nd match - Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians Newlands, Cape Town

Sun 19
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 3rd match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Deccan Chargers Newlands, Cape Town
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 4th match - Delhi Daredevils v Kings XI Punjab Newlands, Cape Town

Mon 20
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 5th match - Bangalore Royal Challengers v Chennai Super Kings St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Tue 21
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 6th match - Rajasthan Royals v Mumbai Indians Kingsmead, Durban
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 7th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab Kingsmead, Durban

Wed 22
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 8th match - Delhi Daredevils v Chennai Super Kings Kingsmead, Durban
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 9th match - Bangalore Royal Challengers v Deccan Chargers Kingsmead, Durban

Thu 23
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 10th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Fri 24
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 11th match - Kings XI Punjab v Bangalore Royal Challengers New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Sat 25
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 12th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Chennai Super Kings Newlands, Cape Town
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 13th match - Deccan Chargers v Mumbai Indians Kingsmead, Durban

Sun 26
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 14th match - Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab Newlands, Cape Town
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 15th match - Bangalore Royal Challengers v Delhi Daredevils St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Mon 27
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 16th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Mumbai Indians Newlands, Cape Town
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 17th match - Chennai Super Kings v Deccan Chargers Kingsmead, Durban

Tue 28
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 19th match - Delhi Daredevils v Rajasthan Royals SuperSport Park, Centurion

Wed 29
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 18th match - Mumbai Indians v Kings XI Punjab Kingsmead, Durban
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 20th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Bangalore Royal Challengers Kingsmead, Durban

Thu 30
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 21st match - Delhi Daredevils v Deccan Chargers SuperSport Park, Centurion
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 22nd match - Rajasthan Royals v Chennai Super Kings SuperSport Park, Centurion

May 2009

Fri 1
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 23rd match - Bangalore Royal Challengers v Kings XI Punjab Buffalo Park, East London
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 24th match - Mumbai Indians v Kolkata Knight Riders Kingsmead, Durban

Sat 2
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 25th match - Rajasthan Royals v Deccan Chargers New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 26th match - Chennai Super Kings v Delhi Daredevils St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Sun 3
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 27th match - Mumbai Indians v Bangalore Royal Challengers Kingsmead, Durban
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 28th match - Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders Buffalo Park, East London

Mon 4
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 29th match - Deccan Chargers v Chennai Super Kings St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Tue 5
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 30th match - Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders Kingsmead, Durban
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 31st match - Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals Kingsmead, Durban

Wed 6
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 32nd match - Mumbai Indians v Deccan Chargers SuperSport Park, Centurion

Thu 7
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 33rd match - Kings XI Punjab v Chennai Super Kings SuperSport Park, Centurion
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 34th match - Bangalore Royal Challengers v Rajasthan Royals SuperSport Park, Centurion

Fri 8
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 35th match - Delhi Daredevils v Mumbai Indians Buffalo Park, East London

Sat 9
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 36th match - Deccan Chargers v Kings XI Punjab OUTsurance Oval, Bloemfontein
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 37th match - Chennai Super Kings v Rajasthan Royals St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Sun 10
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 38th match - Kolkata Knight Riders v Delhi Daredevils Buffalo Park, East London
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 39th match - Bangalore Royal Challengers v Mumbai Indians New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Mon 11
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 40th match - Deccan Chargers v Rajasthan Royals OUTsurance Oval, Bloemfontein

Tue 12
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 41st match - Bangalore Royal Challengers v Kolkata Knight Riders SuperSport Park, Centurion
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 42nd match - Kings XI Punjab v Mumbai Indians SuperSport Park, Centurion

Wed 13
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 43rd match - Deccan Chargers v Delhi Daredevils Kingsmead, Durban

Thu 14
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 44th match - Mumbai Indians v Rajasthan Royals Kingsmead, Durban
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 45th match - Chennai Super Kings v Bangalore Royal Challengers Kingsmead, Durban

Fri 15
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 46th match - Kings XI Punjab v Deccan Chargers De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley

Sat 16
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 47th match - Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 48th match - Deccan Chargers v Kolkata Knight Riders St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Sun 17
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 49th match - Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Daredevils De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 50th match - Kings XI Punjab v Deccan Chargers New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Mon 18
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 51st match - Chennai Super Kings v Kolkata Knight Riders SuperSport Park, Centurion

Tue 19
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 52nd match - Delhi Daredevils v Bangalore Royal Challengers New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Wed 20
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 53rd match - Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab Kingsmead, Durban
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 54th match - Rajasthan Royals v Kolkata Knight Riders Kingsmead, Durban

Thu 21
12:30 local, 10:30 GMT 55th match - Deccan Chargers v Bangalore Royal Challengers SuperSport Park, Centurion
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 56th match - Mumbai Indians v Delhi Daredevils SuperSport Park, Centurion

Fri 22
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 1st Semi-Final - TBC v TBC SuperSport Park, Centurion

Sat 23
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT 2nd Semi-Final - TBC v TBC New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Sun 24
16:30 local, 14:30 GMT Final - TBC v TBC New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Ganguly era coming to its end - How will it effect Indian Cricket


Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday made a surprise announcement of his retirement from Test cricket after the end of four-match series against Australia beginning Thursday, bringing to an end a 16-year career that had of late shown a slump.

"Before I leave, I have to make an announcement. This is going to be my last series. I have decided to quit. These four Tests are going to be my last," said Ganguly, winding up a routine press conference.

The announcement by the most successful cricket captain India ever had only served to confirm speculation that surrounded his selection into the Test team for the first two matches last week on the understanding that he would quit after the series.

"I have spoken to my teammates that these four Tests would be my last matches. Thanks for all the support, hopefully I will go out on a winning note," said the stylish 36-year-old left-hander from Kolkata.

Ganguly, a veteran of 109 Tests, has been in and out of the team after he lost captaincy in 2005 following a spat with the then coach Greg Chappell during tour of Zimbabwe. He had assumed the captaincy in the most difficult time for cricket when Mohammad Azharuddin had to step down on match-fixing charges.

Last year, he was dropped from the one-day team during the England tour and ever since had failed to make a serious comeback.

Ganguly made his debut in international cricket in 1992 by being selected for the one-day team and later entered the Test format in 1996. He has also played 311 ODI matches.

Ganguly has scored 6,888 runs in the Tests, averaging 41.74 and 11,363 runs in ODIs at an average of 41.02.

His highest Test score was 239 and ODIs 183. In the latest shorter version of the game -- Twenty20 -- he scored 726 runs, at an average of 25.92, the highest being 91.

The new Chief Selector K Srikkanth said Ganguly had a chat with him before making the announcement.

"He had a chat with me and a co-selector. He probably feels it's time for him. Every now and then the axe was on him and he said 'Chika' let me play without any pressure on me," Srikkanth said.

"I pray he scores a lot of runs in the series and India wins. A guy like Sourav Ganguly deserves it because he has done a lot for this country," he added.

Former captain Bishan Singh Bedi said it was not a time to feel sad but to celebrate because Ganguly deserves a grand farewell.

"His contribution has been enormous. A great Indian cricketer, a legend has hung up his boots. I hope he has done it on his own terms," Bedi said.

Another former skipper Kapil Dev welcomed Ganguly's decision but felt nobody should put pressure on senior players to quit.

"Nobody talks about retirement of the Board officials but they only put pressure on seniors, who are great players and should leave on their own. Nobody but the players themselves should decide when to go," he said.

Venkatapathy Raju, a former selector who had played with him, said he was not shocked by the decision and felt it was right.

Former chief selector Kiran More, who shared a stormy relationships with Ganguly, said it was a big decision by the left-hander.

"He has done a fantastic job for the country. He probably wanted to go on a high and it was a good opportunity against Australia," More said.

Ganguly, the overall fifth-highest run-getter for India, is only the seven batsmen in the world to cross the 10,000-run mark in one-day internationals.

He led India to 21 wins in 49 matches before he was sacked in 2005.

He, however, was a surprise inclusion for the first two Tests against Australia being ignored for the five-day domestic Irani Cup tie last month, a selection trial for the series.

Dhoni statisfied with his team's performance

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said he was not disappointed with his team's performance against Rajasthan Royals despite losing the Indian Premier League (IPL) final by a whisker on Sunday night.

It was a close finish at the DY Patil Sports Academy, where Rajasthan Royals romped home to win the title in the very last ball.

"In the final we were not up to the mark. We are not unhappy because the match went down to the last ball," he said during the presentation ceremony.

He went on to add: "The response from the team members was terrific. Even the players who missed out in earlier matches came out to play their best in this game."

The Super Kings skipper also said there was no turning point in the match and said: "We played as a team and lost as a team."

On the overall performance of his team, Dhoni said: "I am happy with overall improvement of the team specifically the individual performances. That's what the young players are here to experience - like big tournament and a big crowd."

Dhoni admitted that playing back-to-back matches took a toll on his team but attributed it to the demanding format of the game.

Rajasthan Royals clinches the IPL Championship


After 44 days of mind-boggling action and a no-holds-barred feud among eight fierce franchisees, Rajasthan Royals pipped Chennai Super Kings by three wickets in the thrilling grand finale to lift the inaugural Indian Premier League on Sunday. (Watch: Rajasthan Royals win IPL championship)

Chasing Super Kings' modest total of 163 for five, the Royals rode on a brilliant all-round display by Yusuf Pathan, who took three wickets and top-scored with a 39-ball 56 to overhaul the score off the last ball after needing eight from the last over.

Sohail Tanvir (9 not out) hit the winning run, a pull off the expensive L Balaji, in the company of his inspiring captain Shane Warne, who was not out on 9 in a final score of 164 for seven.

The winners received the top prize of $1.2 million and a glittering gem-laden trophy while the runners-up won $600,000