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IPL auction 2019: Maxwell, Finch withdraw their names

Australia’s star duo of Glenn Maxwell and Aaron Finch have withdrawn their names from the Indian Premier League 2019 auction.

IPL auction 2019 to have a new host

The proceedings for the next edition of the richest T20 league, Indian Premier League 2019 are going fast day by day as the auction for the next season is scheduled to be held on December 18 in Jaipur.

Ahead of the auction, all the franchises announced the list of players they retained and released for the next season in the last month. With the announcement of retained players, the league is officially launched now.

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Following the retainment process, the hault has come to the big auction process, A total of 1003 players have registered their names for the auction of the richest league. This time the auction will also have a new host in place of Richard Madley.

Ahead of the auction, Australian stars Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell have withdrawn their names from the auction as they won’t participate in the next edition of the richest T20 league.

Considering the ICC  Cricket World Cup 2019, the Australian duo has made this decision to ensure their full availability for the biggest national commitment. Already Mitchell Starc has made himself released from the Kolkata Knight Riders to release the fixed burden regarding the fixture.

With the IPL cutting close to pre-World Cup preparations, several mainstream players are in a dilemma to risk playing the T20 tournament or not. The New Zealand board has announced that its players will be available for the entire season, but England and Australia have declared that their players will have to return before May 1

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