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The auction for the 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in Chennai on 18 February. For this, 292 players have been shortlisted, in which the base prize of 10 players has been kept at Rs 2 crore. Apart from Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell, the two Indians are Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav. It will be interesting to see if a player can record the highest bid this time. Currently this record is in the name of Yuvraj Singh for 6 years.
Delhi bought Yuvi for 16 crores
Yuvraj hit 6 sixes in the over of England fast bowler Stuart Broad in the 2007 T20 World Cup. He was bought by the Delhi franchise for the 2015 season with the highest bid of Rs 16 crore. Yuvi could not do anything special in the season. He scored 248 runs in 14 matches and took a wicket. However, no one has broken Yuvi’s auction record so far.
The most expensive foreign player Cummins
Australia’s fast bowler Pat Cummins came close to breaking the record in the IPL auction for the 2020 season, 5 years after Yuvraj made a big bid. He was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders franchise for Rs 15.50 crore. Cummins, who was the most expensive player of that season, could not break Yuvi’s record, but he definitely became the most expensive foreign player. His record is still intact.
5 England players in the 2 crore base price slot
Players with a base price of Rs 2 crore include Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav from India. Australian players Glenn Maxwell and Steve Smith are also in this list. England’s top 5 players Moin Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy and Mark Wood got the list. One name also belongs to Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.
The highest bid can be made on these 6 players …
- Glenn Maxwell: Base prize 2 crores
- Maxwell, who was the player of Kings XI Punjab, was valued at Rs 10.75 crore last season. He scored 145 runs in 11 matches of the season at an average of just 13.18. However, his bat in the Big Bash League of Australia was fierce. In the current season, he scored 379 runs in 14 matches at an average of 31.58.
- Shakib Al Hasan: Base Prize Rs 2 Crore Bangladeshi player Shakib Al Hasan occupies the 5th position in the ICC all-rounder’s T20 World Rankings. This time all franchisees can launder money on this left-arm spinner. Shakib also strengthens the middle order in batting. He has scored 746 runs in 63 matches in IPL so far. He has also taken 59 wickets.
- Alex Hales: Base price 1.50 crores
- England batsman Alex Hales has a base prize of Rs 1.50 crore. He scored 543 runs in 15 in the current Big Bash League. He also scored a century. He also had a maximum of 30 sixes.
- Steve Smith: Base prize 2 crores Smith has been the captain of Rajasthan Royals, which cost him 12.5 crores. The team released him this time. In the 13th season, Smith scored 293 runs in 14 matches at an average of 26.63. After the tournament, he has also scored 2 ODIs and a Test century in the home series against India.
- Mohammad Azharuddin: Base price Rs 20 lakhs Indian young wicketkeeper batsman Mohammad Azharuddin recently scored a century on 37 balls in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament. This tournament was the second fastest century in history. The Kerala batsman scored 214 runs in 5 matches at a strike rate of 195. 158 runs taken from the boundary. Raised a century. He has scored 451 runs in 24 T20s at an average of 23. The strike rate was 142.
- Shivam Dubey: Base prize 50 lakh rupees All-rounder Shivam Dubey, who played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the IPL, has played in 15 leagues. In this, he has scored 169 runs at an average of 16.9. This right-arm medium fast bowler has also taken 4 wickets in the league so far. Last season, RCB bought him for Rs 5 crore.