Sardar Singh bags best price at HIL auctions

imageThe captain of Indian Hockey team, Sardar Singh commanded the best price of $78,000 from the Delhi franchisee as the players were auctioned in the Hockey India League auction.       

About Hockey India League, Teams and it’s Marquee players:

  • About Hockey India League
  • Organized by Hockey India.
  • Number of teams is Five which are franchisee based
  • Teams to have players from India and around the world.
  • The event is sanctioned by International Hockey Federation (FIH)

Teams:

  1. Delhi Wave Riders
  2. Jaypee Punjab Warriors
  3. Mumbai Magicians
  4. Ranchi Rhinos
  5. Uttar Pradesh Wizards

Marquee Players: These are players whose crafts make them huge crowd pullers. There are 5 marquee players, three from India and rest from overseas. Each team gets equal opportunity to bid for marquee players. Teams will have to pay at least 15% moreto a marquee player than the best price commanded by a player in their respective teams. The marquee players are:

  • Sardar Singh (from India) chosen by Delhi
  • Moritz Fuertse (from Germany) went to Ranchi
  • Teun de Nooijer (from the Netherlands) selected by Uttar Pradesh
  • Jamie Dwyer (from Australia) taken by Punjab
  • Sandeep Singh (India) taken by Mumbai

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