IPL Auctions: Yuvraj puts base price 1 crore; ENG pacer in 2 crore bracket
Updated on: Feb 11, 2019 2:50 pm IST
Star Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has kept his base price as INR 1 crore for the upcoming IPL auctions while nine overseas cricketers have asked for a base price of INR 2 crores. Interestingly, no Indian cricketer has kept his base price INR 2 crore.
Yuvraj’s base price 1 crore, Unadkat’s 1.5 crore
Six Indian cricketers including Yuvraj Singh have kept their base price at 1 crore or more. Pace bowler Mohammad Shami, Ishant Sharma, spinner Axar Patel, wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha have kept their base price INR 1 crore.
Pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat has kept the highest base price among Indians with INR 1.5 crores.
Yuvraj, one of India’s best players in white-ball cricket is struggling to make a big impact in the IPL in recent times. He was bought by Kings XI Punjab in the 2o18 auctions for INR 2 crores but the franchise has released him.
Unadkat was the most expensive player in the 2018 auctions but he too was released ahead of the auctions.
Top Indian players in the IPL 2019 Auction with their base prices.@JUnadkat 1.5cr@MdShami11 1cr@Wriddhipops 1cr@akshar2026 1cr@YUVSTRONG12 1cr@ImIshant 0.75cr#IPL #IPL2019 #IPLAuction #AUSvIND #PAKvNZ #TeamIndia #INDvsAUS #AUSvsIND #DelhiCapitals #CSK #KKR
— IndiZard (@indizard) December 5, 2018
Tom Curran slots himself at INR 2 crores, Dale Steyn at 1.5 crores
Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga, New Zealand batsman Brenden McCullum, all-rounder Corey Anderson, Aussie batsman D’Arcy Short, Shaun Marsh, South Africa batsman Colin Ingram, Sri Lanka player Angelo Matthews, and England players Chris Woakes and Tom Curran have all kept their base price as INR 2 crores.
Salary Purse of franchises ahead of #IPLAuction 2019 ~
KXIP – 36.20 Cr
DC – 25.50 Cr
RR – 20.95 Cr
RCB – 18.15 Cr
KKR – 15.20 Cr
MI – 11.15 Cr
SRH – 9.70 Cr
CSK – 8.40 Cr
— ???????? ? (@ps26_11) December 5, 2018
Interestingly South African pacer Dale Steyn has kept his base price as 1.5 crores.
Tom Curran who has had a fantastic start to his international career has slotted himself in the INR 2 crores bracket. The 20-year-old is known for his accurate left-arm bowling and can be a handy batsman as well.
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1000 plus registrations, 746 uncapped Indians
NEWS: Over 1000 players register for VIVO IPL 2019 Player Auction to be held in Jaipur on December 18. #IPLAuction
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) December 5, 2018
The upcoming IPL auction scheduled on 18th December has more than 1000 player registrations which include 746 uncapped Indians.
However, there are only 70 spots available for the franchises.
I will return to India because I love the country. Am sorry not to be taking the 2019 auction but still a huge IPL fan
— Richard Madley (@iplauctioneer) December 5, 2018
This year the auction will be held at Jaipur and will see a new auctioneer in the form of Hugh Edmeades.
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