Harbhajan goes unsold, Mumbai bags Piyush Chawla


Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday didn’t discover any takers and he went unsold within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) mini gamers public sale.

Piyush Chawla was picked up by Mumbai Indians for 2.4 crore. England’s Adil Rashid who had his base value as 1.5 crore didn’t discover any takers and he went unsold. Afghanistan’s Mujeeb-Ur-Rahman and Indian spinner Rahul Sharma additionally went unsold.

Earlier, Glenn Maxwell (14.25 crore), Chris Morris (16.25 crore), and Jhye Richardson (14 crore) had been the most important buys within the ongoing public sale.

Maxwell was picked up by RCB, whereas Morris and Richardson went to Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings respectively.

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IPL 2021 public sale

The IPL “mini-auction” this yr is witnessing 291 gamers going underneath the hammer as England pacer Mark Wood withdrew from the public sale on the finish second. All these cricketers have been shortlisted by the eight franchises. A complete of 164 Indian gamers, 125 abroad gamers, and three gamers from affiliate nations are up for grabs within the mini-auction.

2 crore is the best reserve value and two Indian gamers – Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav – and eight abroad gamers – Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy, and Mark Wood selected to be slotted within the highest bracket.

However, proper on the eve of the public sale, England pacer Wood determined to withdraw his identify as a way to spend time together with his household, reported ESPNcricinfo.

Twelve gamers are on the public sale record with a base value of 1.5 crore. Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Yadav are the 2 Indian gamers within the record of 11 cricketers with a base value of 1 crore.

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