Sardar Singh, VR Raghunanth top draw at Hockey India League auction

Indian hockey team's captain and one of the marquee players, Sardar Singh was sold to the Delhi Wave Riders for the highest price of $78,000 here at the Hockey India League (HIL) players' auction on Sunday.

updated: December 16, 2012 20:31 IST
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New Delhi: India's captain and star playmaker Sardar Singh became the highest paid player as he went for a whopping $78,000 to Delhi Wave Riders while Uttar Pradesh Wizards bought ace drag-flicker V.R. Raghunath for $76,000 at the Hockey India League (HIL) players' auction here on Sunday.

Sardar with India team mate Sandeep Singh, Australian Jamie Dwyer, Dutch legend Teun De Nooijer and German Mortiz Fuertse were the marquee players of the league.

Dwyer was bought by Jaypee Punjab Warriors for $60,000, Fuertse by Ranchi Rhinos for $75,500 and Nooijer by Uttar Pradesh Wizards for $66,000.

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