News Link: Arjun Tendulkar Registers for IPL 2021 Auction – By ND Sports Desk
Left-arm pacer Arjun Tendulkar has enrolled in the auction with a base price of ₹20 lakh.
Arjun Tendulkar will be among the players available for the IPL 2021 players’ auction which takes place on February 18 in Chennai. Tendulkar’s base price has been set ₹20 lakh and the 21-year-old will be among the 814 Indian players up for grabs.
A total of 1097 players will be up for the auction. Which also includes Kerala fast bowler S Sreesanth. He who returned to playing competitive cricket a month ago during the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament and has set his base price at ₹75 lakh.
Notable exceptions from the 283 overseas players include Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc and England captain Joe Root. They have made themselves unavailable for selection. Surprisingly, Australia fast bowler James Pattinson, who performed reasonably well for Mumbai Indians during the last edition has also pulled out. Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who returned to playing for his team has been listed at the highest base price of ₹2 crore.
Other Registered Players:
Harbhajan Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Jason Roy. Also Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett and Colin Ingram – all set their base price at ₹2 crore. Hanuma Vihari ( ₹1 crore) and Cheteshwar Pujara ( ₹50 lakh) also got in. The stars of India’s incredible 2-1 Test win over Australia, also registered for the auction.
“If every franchise were to have the maximum of 25 players in their squad. 61 players will be taken in the auction (of which up to 22 may be overseas players),” read the IPL statement on Friday.
Country-wise breakdown of 283 overseas players who have registered: Afghanistan (30), Australia (42), Bangladesh (5), England (21). Ireland (2), Nepal (8), Netherlands (1), New Zealand (29). Furthermore; Scotland (7), South Africa (38), Sri Lanka (31), UAE (9), USA (2), West Indies (56), Zimbabwe (2).
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News Link: Arjun Tendulkar Registers for IPL 2021 Auction