Television

Team Pune to kick start Hero ISL domestic player draft

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2014/07/21/Indian-Super-League-ISL1_0.jpg?itok=UPppJxiU

MUMBAI: The Hero Indian Super League (ISL), on 21 July, conducted its ‘Clubs Sequence Selection’, based on which the central domestic player draft will be organised on 22 July and 23 July.

IMG football vice president global business development Jefferson Slack was entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the selection through a lot pick in presence of all the Hero ISL club representatives.

Among the six participating teams, Team Pune will be the first club to make its best player selection from the list of 84 Indian talents.

Pune will be followed by Mumbai City FC, Kerala Blasters FC, Team Bengaluru, Atletico de Kolkata and Delhi Dynamos FC, in order. The seventh and eighth teams participating in the draft will be team Goa and NorthEast United FC. These two teams have retained their set of 14 domestic players from their respective I-League tie-ups Dempo sports club with Goa and Shillong Lajong football club with NorthEast United FC. Pre selected players will be announced as the draft progresses.

The central player pool (CPL) proceedings will commence at 10 am on both the days, with each day featuring seven rounds of the draft.

The league, co-promoted by IMG-Reliance and Star India and supported by All India Football Federation (AIFF), will have 84 Indian footballers in the central domestic player pool. The league has made provision of additional seven players in the central reserve pool to serve as replacement in case of injuries or other emergencies. 

The CPL features a mix of seasoned, experienced senior national players and promising young talents from across the country. A total of 39 players have represented India at senior level and 22 of them are or have been a part of the national team set-up in the past two years.

ISL through a statement said, “The central player pool boasts of a combined 750 plus national team caps, proving the imperative experience at international level. In addition, 75 players have played a major role in their respective I-League teams in the past three years, with 29 of them leading their clubs to top three finishes. Emphasis has also been given to promote young players and to provide them with required experience through Hero ISL with 17 signed players in the under-23 year age category. Two players also vaunt of playing on international soil for various clubs.”

In terms of playing positions, the Hero Indian Super League has 27 attackers (forwards and wingers), 21 midfielders, 26 defenders and 10 goalkeepers. The pool includes 30 players on loan from four I -League clubs, as well as Free Agents who have been centrally contracted.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/BIG-Magic_Akbar_Logo.jpg?itok=WhRLhaGi
Big Magic to air 'Akbar' from 20 Feb

MUMBAI: BIG Magic, a variety general entertainment channel, adds yet another unique offering to its bouquet of shows with the launch of a first-of-its-kind historic drama, ‘Akbar’.

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/IPL-2017%20%281%29_0.jpg?itok=6bGpZAhN
IPL 2017 auction: Ben Stokes, Tymal Mills top overseas buys, Karn Sharma biggest Indian buy

England’s all rounder Ben Stokes at Rs. 145 million (RPS) followed by compatriot Tymal Mills at Rs. 120 million (RCB) were amongst the top foreign buys, while Indians player Karn Sharma was picked by MI for Rs. 35 million at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 auction that began in Bengaluru...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/Big-Little-Lies%20%281%29.jpg?itok=T6WzQH0j
Star World Premiere HD set to air 'Big Little Lies'

Star World Premiere HD is now all set to premiere one of the most awaited series of the year –Big Little Lies on 21 February at 10 pm.

Television TV Channels English Entertainment
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/Vikas-Handu%20%281%29.jpg?itok=bzbhX7if
Vikas Handu joins India TV as VP digital strategy

Vikas Handu has joined India TV as a vice president, Digital Strategy. Prior to this he had been heading product and technology at The Indian Express group. He will report to Ritu Dhawan, MD and CEO, India TV.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/20/Living-Foodz%20%281%29.jpg?itok=YoEyleUL
Living Foodz partners with 'All Things Nice' for the 5th Edition of 'Celebrating India's Finest'

All Things Nice hosted the 5th edition of ‘Celebrating India’s Finest’ to recognize the winners of the ‘Indian Wine Consumer’s Choice Awards’, 2017, in association with lifestyle partner Living Foodz. The premium lifestyle channel is set to bring this unique experience to it’s viewers for the first...

Television TV Channels Specialised and Niche
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/19/pepsi-ipl%20%281%29.jpg?itok=xgcsPsUr
IPL: BCCI interim admin issues directions on player auction

BCCI's Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Sunday issued the following directions in respect of the upcoming IPL Player Auctions to be held in Bengaluru on 20th February 2017:

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/19/raj-nayak.jpg?itok=D-QNNKzN
BT Media distributing Colors HD to Sky UK subs

BT Media & Broadcast, the global media services business of BT last Friday evening announced its association with Viacom18, one of India’s fastest growing entertainment network, to bring its flagship Hindi general entertainment channel, Colors, to Sky TV subscribers in the UK in High...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/17/india-tv%20%281%29.jpg?itok=HWCANXFr
India TV rules Hindi News, ABP dominates Hindi Rural

India TV toppled Aaj Tak in the Hindi News genre taking the number one position. In this week’s data, India News gave way to News18 to feature in the top five channels list.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/02/17/vivo%20%281%29.jpg?itok=-DHigbci
Sony Six to telecast IPL player auction live

The sports cluster of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) is all geared up to broadcast the Vivo IPL 2017 player auction live and exclusive. The auction will be aired from Bangalore on 20 February 9 am onwards on Sony Six SD and Sony Six HD channels.

Television TV Channels Sports

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories