Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell amongst gamers in prime bracket for IPL 2021 auctions as 292 cricketers set to go below hammer

Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell amongst gamers in prime bracket for IPL 2021 auctions as 292 cricketers set to go below hammer

New Delhi: Senior spinner Harbhajan Singh and middle-order batsman Kedar Jadhav, together with Australians Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell, have been bracketed within the Rs 2 crore highest base value class for the upcoming IPL public sale in Chennai on 18 February.

There shall be 292 gamers, who will go below the hammer, with 61 slots in eight franchises up for grabs. The IPL governing council has pruned the listing of gamers.

A complete of 164 Indian gamers, 125 abroad gamers and three from affiliate nations have been enlisted for the auctions.

Royal Challengers Bangalore have highest the variety of 13 slots obtainable whereas Sunrisers have solely three vacancies.

Kings XI Punjab go into the public sale with the best purse (Rs 53.1 crore) whereas Sunrisers can spend rather less than 11 crore (10.75 crore). CSK may have an attention-grabbing public sale with a 22.7 crore purse and 7 slots to fill.

Each Harbhajan and Jadhav had been launched by Chennai Tremendous Kings this yr.

Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun, a left-arm quick bowler, has additionally been included within the pruned listing, within the lowest base value class of Rs 20 lakh.

Aside from Maxwell and Smith, different abroad recruits within the highest base value class included Shakib-al-Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wooden.

There are 12 gamers with a base value of Rs 1.5 crore whereas Indian batsman Hanuma Vihari and quick bowler Umesh Yadav are within the third bracket with a base value of Rs 1 crore.

The public sale will begin at 3 pm IST.


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