The players for the Sagarmatha Cement Dhangadi Premier League (DPL) T-20 Cricket have been auctioned amidst a DPL Auction 2017 programme held in Kathmandu, January 7, 2017.
This is the first time that players were auctioned in the history of Nepali cricket. The payers were selected through a bidding process for the upcoming DPL T-20 Cricket hosted by Dhangadi Cricket Academy.
Altogether, 84 players were sold at the auction. As per the auction, four players including – Mehboob Alam, Karan KC, Sompal Kami and Sagar Pun – are sold at the maximum remuneration of Rs 100,000 for the tournament.
Similarly, Naresh Budhayer sold for 95,000 while Prithu Baskota and Pradip Airee for 90,000 each. The players auctioned at Rs 80,000 include - Aarif Sheikh, Sandeep Sunar, Bhuwan Karki, Sunil Dhamala, Siddhant Lohani, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rajesh Pulami Magar, Bikram Sob and Subash
Likewise, Anil Mandal was offered Rs 75,000 in the first ever bid, followed by Prem Tamang and Raju Rizal Rs 70,000 each.
List of Players sold at DPL Auction 2017