IPL 2021 Auction: England Test captain Joe Root and Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc decided not to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) auction on 18 February , While Bangladesh’s tainted all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and India’s S Sreesanth are among 1,097 players registered. The IPL gave information about this on Friday (5 February). 814 Indian and 283 foreign players have registered to participate in the auction.
Arjun Tendulkar (Arjun Tendulkar), the left-arm fast bowler and son of legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar, has also registered for auction. He has kept his base price of Rs 20 lakh. Stark, who last played in the IPL in 2015, will not appear again in this T-20 league, while Root, who scored a century on the opening day of the first Test match against India, has not registered for the second consecutive time. England’s Harry Gruene and Tom Banton have also decided to stay out.
Sreesanth and Shakib have faced restrictions
According to ESPNCricinfo, Shakib, who faced the International Cricket Council (ICC) ban for not reporting corrupt recommendations, has been listed at the highest base price of Rs 2 crore, while Sreesanth, who returned to cricket after a seven-year ban, has his The base price is kept at Rs 75 lakh. The 37-year-old bowler was banned for life by the Cricket Board of India (BCCI) for his role in Spot Fixing Scandal in the 2013 IPL but was later reduced to seven years.
Price of other players
Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Moin Ali, Sam Billings, Jason Roy, Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett and Colin Ingram have all kept their base price at Rs 2 crore. Apart from this, Hanuma Vihari (one crore) and Cheteshwar Pujara (50 lakh rupees) have also registered for the auction. Currently, David Malan of England, the number one batsman of T-20 in the world, has also got his registration done with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. Other players at this base price include Alex Carrey, Tom Curren, Mitchell Swepson, Nathan Culper-Nile, Mujib ur Rehman, Alex Hales, Joey Richardson, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Adam Lyth and Lewis Gregory.
James Pattinson, who played a key role in the Mumbai Indians victory last year, is one of the key players in the outing. The deadline for players’ registration expired on Thursday. The list also includes a total of 207 international players, including 21 cricketers who have played for India. These include 56 from the West Indies, 42 from Australia and 38 from South Africa. Apart from this, there are 863 players who have not yet represented their country’s senior team. These include 743 Indian and 68 foreign players.
A total of 61 players will be auctioned
The IPL statement released on Friday said that if each franchise has a maximum of 25 players in its team, 61 players will be bought at the auction, of which 22 may be foreign players. The auction will start at 3 pm, the day after the second Test match between India and England. Kings XI Punjab will enter the auction with the highest amount of Rs 53.20 crores. It was followed by Royal Challengers Bangalore (Rs 35.90 crore), Rajasthan Royals (Rs 34.85 crore), Chennai Super Kings (Rs 22.90 crore), Mumbai Indians (Rs 15.35 crore), Delhi Capitals (Rs 12.9 crore) and Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrisers Hyderabad (both 10.75 crores).