New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Following his successful conduct of the inaugural Hockey India League (HIL) auction, renowned auctioneer Bob Hayton will be back for the 2015 HIL players bid, slated to take place here on September 17.
Hayton will be seen asking for bids from all six franchisees as he will put more than 275 players under the hammer.
“It’s a privilege to have Bob Hayton, the world’s best auctioneer, to conduct another round of auctions for HIL. With his acute knowledge of the game, the players and the skill with which to conduct the auctions is commendable and hence a big reason to feel honoured to have him on board for the day,” HIL chairman Narinder Batra said.
A total of 135 Indian and 141 foreign players will go under the hammer for the fourth edition of the tournament.