It was announced on Friday, that the player auction ahead of the Indian Premier League's 6th season will be held on February 3rd.
The decision was conveyed to all 9 franchise representatives during a workshop in Jodhpur. Later in the day, IPL chief executive Sundar Raman tweeted the news.
The auction, which is likely to see 37 players going under the hammer, was earlier expected to be held on January 12.
However, the IPL authorities decided not to let it clash with India's one-day series against England from January 11 to 27th.