Hockey India League 2016 auction live streaming: The live auction for the fourth edition of HIL is going to at 9 am IST. It will roll the ball over the heads of big and talented players like Sardar Singh, Jamie Dwyer, Rupinder Pal Singh, Kieran Govers, Lloyd Norris-Jones, and Moritz Fuertse and many others.
On Thursday, all the competing sides will there to bag the best players to play bid on them and improve their team’s squad. However, some of the players have been retained by all the six teams for the upcoming season of HIL (2016).
The teams and their owners will be present with their all-homework done in order to get the best. They will work according to their own strategies to buy players whom they wanted. On the other hand, the price will matter a lot as the player will go for a team which pays him the most.
The major attractions for this auction would be the star players like Sardar and Dwyer whose base price is already set to $20,000 and $30,000 respectively. It is the matter of debate as to why Delhi Waveriders and the Jaypee Punjab Warriors let Sardar and Dwyer go. Why didn’t they hold them for next year’s HIL tournament? Without any debate and doubt, they are two of the best players in the international hockey ground.
Moreover, it’s not only about the duo. The auction will see Indian players likes of Thimmaiah and Rupinder, who will surely be a great attractions to the bidders. Their base is set to $20,000 each.
On the whole, the bidding will see 135 Indian and 142 foreign hockey players from Australia, England, South Africa, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, and Korea who will be a part of the auction on Thursday.
As you know, several new rules have been implemented for the forthcoming league competition. Thus, the strikers will be a major center of demand during bidding. It would result Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Govers, Aduard Arbos, Glenn Turner going for a huge package.
According to the new rules, a field goal and a penalty stroke goal will be considered as 2 goals. However, it will not mean two for a goal scored from a penalty corner. It will make HIL 2016 a little bit more interesting to watch.
Hockey India League 2016 auction live streaming
Where to Watch live
Hockey India League auction 2016 is slated to kick-off at 9 am IST on 17th September 2015, Thursday. It will be live telecasted on TV on DD Sports channel and live streaming below.