no there is no auction. There are no Franchise in the tournament. The SLPL is managed by an Indian company known as Somerset Inc who have got the rights for 1.75 M$ per year. They have contacted the foreign players. Then the pool of foreign players and SL national players will be distributed equally amongst all the 7 teams. Then rest of the slots will be filled by local and domestic players. U21 players will be distributed equally as 2 players are compulsory in playing 11 of each team
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