Bhatkal Sports News
Bhatkal/Mangaluru 19 Feb 2018: The intense auction for the season IV of Mangaluru Premiere league (MPL) saw four players from Bhatkal being sold to different team, while Rithesh Bhatkal was already the team icon player of Ali Warriors.
The auction took place at the Forum Fiza mall Mangaluru. Asjad Haider, Nasrullah Askeri, Shammas Mohiddin and Ibrahim Gulrez of Bhatkal secured places in different teams during the auctions.
Among Bhatkalli players excluding Rithesh, Asjad Haider of Asadullah bagged the highest auctioned amount of Rs. 40,000 and was sold to T4 Superkings followed by Nasrullah Askeri who took away Rs. 20,000 who was sold to Ali Warriors through pick a chit method after he saw his maximum cap Rs. 20,000 rupees in intense bidding.
Player were distributed into three categories A,B and C. Players of A category ha a maximum cap of 50,000 rupees, Category B players could earn maximum of 20,000 Rs, and Category C players had the maximum cap of earning 10,000 rupees. After reaching their maximum cap, the interested teams would contest the players in a pick a chit contest and whichever teams gets their chit for the player it would pay them their amount of maximum cap to get the player on board.
Nasrullah Askeri, Asjad Haider and Rithesh Bhatkal have all played for MPL Franchises earlier and Shammas Mohiddin and Ibrahim Gulrez are the latest two entrants in the list of Bhatkal players playing MPL.
Shammas Mohiddin earned his maximum cap amount of 10,000 and was sold to T4 Superkings, while Ibrahim Gulrez was sold to Wise Warriors for his base price of 2000.
Nasrullah Askeri and Rithesh Bhatkal will play for same franchise (Ali Warriors) while Asjad Haider and Shammas Mohiddin will both play for T4 Superkings, and Ibrahim Gulrez will be a lone player from Bhatkal at his franchise.
The tournament will begin in the Mid-March and will be played for over 15 days at Mangaluru.
Bhatkalsports.com wishes all the five selected players all the good luck for the tournament and wishes for them to perform well and impress their franchise and everyone in the local cricketing circles of Mangaluru and create more opportunities for themselves.