After being picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) gamers’ public sale, Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell on Thursday mentioned that he’ll give his every part to assist the franchise in successful the IPL. “Looking forward to joining @RCBTweetsfor this year’s @IPL. Can’t wait to put everything I have into helping us lift the trophy,” tweeted Maxwell. Maxwell on Thursday was purchased by RCB within the ongoing mini-auction of the IPL for Rs 14.25 crore. It began with fierce bidding between KKR and RCB. The Virat Kohli led-RCB, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all confirmed curiosity within the Australian batsman and ultimately, Maxwell was picked up by RCB for Rs 14.25 crore.
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) February 18, 2021
Earlier, Maxwell was launched by Punjab Kings forward of the mini-auction.
Talking about Maxwell, RCB Director of Cricket, Mike Hesson mentioned: “Often Maxwell has been used in a finisher role, he is a multi-skilled player and he can bowl off-spin as well. It depends on what the team wants, we all look at how to bring the best out of him. We were after the X-factor player and we got that in form of Maxwell.”
South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris has change into the costliest international participant within the historical past of the IPL as he was picked up by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crore.
RCB purchased Kiwi all-rounder Kyle Jamieson for Rs 15 crore
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Thursday was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the ongoing IPL mini-auction.
Shakib had his base value as Rs 2 crore, however each Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings made bids for him, and ultimately, the Bangladesh all-rounder was bought to KKR for Rs 3.2 crore.
All-rounder Kedar Jadhav went unsold within the public sale. England’s all-rounder Moeen Ali was picked by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for Rs 7 crore.
The IPL “mini-auction” this yr has 291 gamers going below 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.
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