IPL Auction 2023: These young players became rich leaving behind veterans


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Many veteran players did not find buyers in the auction
Joe Root, Chris Jordan and Shakib Al Hasan also went unsold
Teams show interest in India’s uncapped players

new Delhi. In the ongoing mini auction for IPL 2023, a huge amount was in the name of foreign players. Sam Karen of England was sold for 18.5 crores, Ben Stokes for 16.25 crores and Harry Brooke for Rs 13.25 crores. Australia’s all-rounder Cameron Green got a bid of 17.5 crores. West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran also took away Rs 16 crore. At the same time, veterans like Joe Root and Chris Jordan could not find buyers. Amidst all this, the young cricketers of the country managed to shine in the auction.

In the auction, 28-year-old Bengal fast bowler Mukesh Kumar was bought by Delhi Capitals for 5.5 crores. Mukesh has not yet made his debut in IPL. He was selected in Team India for the ODI series against South Africa in October but did not get a chance to play. After Umran Malik, another cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir has left his mark. 23-year-old Vivrant was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the auction for 2.6 crores. Vivrant has shown amazing game in recent times. This left-handed all-rounder will also play in IPL for the first time.

9-year-old child learned cricket in the garden by watching IPL matches, became the most expensive player of the league today

Young fast bowler Shivam Mavi has been joined by Gujarat Titans for 6 crores. He was a part of KKR last season. Once again a huge amount has come into Mavi’s account. Wicket-keeper batsman Shrikar Bharat has also been included in their team by Gujarat Titans. He got Rs 1.2 crore in the auction. In the last season, Bharat was in the team of Delhi Capitals.

Base price was 2 crores, but no buyer was found

South Africa’s dashing batsman Riley Rosso, England’s Chris Jordan, New Zealand’s Aidan Milne did not find a buyer in the auction with a base price of two crores. No team showed interest in Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Australian spinner Adam Zampa with a base price of 1.5 crores. The worst hit in the auction was former England captain Joe Root. This is the second time in a row that there was no bid on the name of the route. He had kept his base price at one crore rupees. Akil Hussain of West Indies, Tabrez Shamsi of South Africa and Mujeeb Ur Rehman of Afghanistan had a base price of one crore but they too had to be disappointed.

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