Jeypore Prasanta Bishoyi (NF Times AGM) : The much awaited second auction of Jeypore premiere league (JPL) with the coordination of KDF got inaugurated on Sunday at SR Mall with austere discipline and grandeur. This mega tournament being conducted by Orion Club Jeypore not only being organized with similar style and symmetry of the international IPL system but also provides a golden platform to the lurking cricket talents and dexterity of our players. This truth was emphatically pronounced by the President of JPL and ex-Ranji player Subash Rout in the conference of formal launching of the auction of KDF-JPL -2 There were seven teams participated for the auction and each team was reported to select 16 players who would play under their banner. As per the principle adopted and circulated by JPL2 governing council , out of proposed 16 players, 10 needs to be selected from Koraput and rest Six would be from remaining three districts Rayagada, Nabarangpur and Malkangiri. Total 164 players have alredy been registered themselves for the auction.
The proposed seven teams are Super Stars owned by Apit Nath and Irfan Pathan. Jeypore Royal owned by Simanchal Rout. SR Cool Team Owned by Subash Rout, Avengers Team owned by Aslm Sahani, Sanjay Swaro and Barun Jain owned Jeypore Strikers, Dhaal Warriors owned by Gyanendra Dhala, Bapi Parida,, Gourab Bhatra, Binit Satman, Dibyaranjan Mahanty, Tulu Badajena, Ansuman Mishra owned Mountain Boys.
As per the information given by one of the renowned players and Umpires of National reputation Asit Patnaik who himself bears a holding position of JPL told that out of eleven players ready to go to the pitch, seven players must have been from Koraput district and remaining four from neighbouring districts.
Gupta Prasad Dash was reported to have been received the highest bidding price in the current auction that went to the credit of SR Cool with hopping ten thousand six hundred rupees. The long hours process of auction was decently being managed by JPL governing body members like Media cell head Kartik Rout, Technical experts and Field Experts Bapi Parida, Asit Patnaik, joint secretary Sachidananda Parida.
The second edition of JPL 2 would be sponsored by KDF President Santosh Sahu for the current tournament that would be played from the last of April immediately after the publication of the Match Fixture. Morning 8 to 11 and afternoon 3 to 6 have been slatted for the matches as stated by the Secretary Orion Club Simanchal Rout.