Anil Kumble pulls out of IPL auction

Royal Challenger Anil Kumble will not be seen in action in the Indian Premier League season 4 to be played in April this year.

updated: January 04, 2011 17:46 IST
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Anil Kumble, the former Indian legspinner who also captained Royal Challengers Bangalore, has withdrawn from this weekend's IPL auction, citing business commitments. He had been among the 22 players with the highest reserve price of US$400,000 for the IPL auction to be held in Bangalore.

"I wish to withdraw from the players auction for IPL IV scheduled for the 8th and 9th of January 2011 in Bangalore," Kumble said in a press release. "I have enjoyed my stint at the IPL so far and thank all concerned for the support extended."

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