When S. Sreesanth registered himself for the Indian Premier League auction last week, it created a buzz in the cricketing circles. However, the 38-year-old speedster from Kerala did not feature in the final auction list, released by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday.
A total of 292 players – including 164 Indians – will go under the hammer in the auction, to be held in Chennai on February 18.
Returning from a seven-year suspension for his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing scandal, the speedster featured in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for Kerala this year and scalped four wickets. Sreesanth had set himself a base price of Rs 75 lakh.
But Sportstar understands that the franchises did not show interest in the pacer.
“A total of 1114 players had registered for the auction, of which the franchises…