Former captain Chettri goes unsold at HIL auction

  • IANS, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Dec 16, 2012 15:29 IST

Former Indian captain and goalkeeper Bharat Chettri went unsold at the Hockey India League (HIL) players' auction in New Delhi on Sunday.

The Kalingpong boy had a reserve price of $18,550. Chettri, who led India at the London Olympics, was among those who were dropped from the Indian squad following  their poor performance at the Olympics.

Goalie PR Sreejesh, with a reserve price of $13,900, was sold to Mumbai Magicians for $38,000, while P.T Rao, who made an impressive debut at the age of 34 at the Champions Trophy, was also sold to Mumbai for $17,000.

Rao had a reserve price of $5,600.


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