Monty Panesar cleared to take part in IPL auction

The England and Wales Cricket Board has asked any of the players involved in IPL and who may be selected in the Test team to return to England in time to appear in the final round of Championship matches, ahead of the first Test against New Zealand that begins on May 16.

updated: January 19, 2013 17:50 IST
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London: England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar, who had impressed in the recent Test series in India, has been cleared by his county side Sussex to take part in next month's auction of the cash-rich IPL.

Panesar is among three England players to have been given permission to appear in this year's IPL auction, according to Cricinfo.

The other two are, his Sussex team-mate Matt Prior and Essex's Ravi Bopara.

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