Richard Madley
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Cardiff auctioneer's role with cricket's Indian Premier League

An antiques auctioneer from Cardiff has become a cult figure in cricketing circles and is known as "the hammer man".

Richard Madley has been the auctioneer for cricket's Indian Premier League since it started seven years ago.

On Wednesday, he will be wielding his gavel at what has been dubbed the "biggest sports auction in the world".

Matt Murray reports.

  • 11 Feb 2014
  • From the section Wales
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