While most of the teams released quite a few players, defending champions Chennai Super Kings have released only three players. The team led by also struggled in the middle-order previous season and Maxwell could be the solution for their issues. Besides Yuvraj and Finch, left-arm-spinner Axar Patel is another name on the released list of players. England all-rounder Sam Curran has set his base price at Rs 2 crore. If a player has been successfully bought by one franchise, the team that he used to play for last year can use a Right to Match card to match the bid made by the former and keep the player with them.
Glenn Maxwell, one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket, has been consistently underperforming for the past two years. That could have played in their minds when they decided to not participate in the auction. He aggregated a massive 552 runs in 16 matches that year at a superb strike-rate of 187. While many Aussies remain still be to auctioned off on day two of the auction, there was severe disappointment for some of the biggest names in Aussie cricket. Now with most of the teams looking almost settled, it will be fascinating to see which franchise will try to pick Maxwell in the auction. He was controversially overlooked for the tour squad to play Pakistan in United Arab Emirates in October, beaten out by four uncapped players.
Reportedly, there's a Rs 2-crore club as well. The 346 cricketers in the auction will be split into three groups- batsman, bowler, and all-rounder. Pat Cummins was cut by Mumbai Indians and Dan Christian was also released by Royal Challengers Bangalore. The hard-hitting 30-year-old played the last of his seven tests against Bangladesh in September 2017 and missed out on a spot in the squad for the ongoing four-match series against India. Axar was the only player to be retained by the team in 2017. You can check their record at the World Cup link below Also they are the defending champions and so have additional pressure.
He recently showed glimpses of that in the Australia-India T20I series. The strong Aussie lad has a legacy of keeping the spectators on toes while he is batting. It is also set to go up to Rs 82 crore and Rs 85 crore in the next two years respectively. Actually, he was unlucky not to cross the three-figure mark on two occasions and was dismissed in the 90s. The two biggest retentions for the are the Australian cricketers Steve Smith and David Warner, who are serving bans for their involvement in the ball-tampering scandal during the Newlands Test against South Africa earlier this year. Also read He was controversially overlooked for the tour squad to play Pakistan in United Arab Emirates in October, beaten out by four uncapped players.
The Ravichandran Ashwin-led team has struggled in middle-order last season with the likes of Mayank Agarwal, Yuvraj Singh and Aaron Finch not living up to the expectations. The auction will allow all franchises to firm up their strategies to pick the players they think would be best suited for their side. Players from the lower categories stand to gain more. Also, as many as 232 overseas overseas players have registered themselves in the auctions. It is quite surprising to see someone who can turn the game on its head within no time, struggling this hard to get into the groove. The three-time champions had a decent team though missed out at a few things, which they would be aiming to settle in.
The cricketers need to travel from city to city almost every day and have to give their 200% in order to build a reputation. Meanwhile, the auction will be as crucial for Mumbai Indians who failed to break into the final four last season. The Knight Riders have told him he will not be part of their plans for the 2019 tournament, although it was not clear why. All segments for the uncapped players have received a Rs 10 lakh-boost. The hard-hitting 30-year-old played the last of his seven tests against Bangladesh in September 2017 and missed out on a spot in the squad for the ongoing four-match series against India. Smith will pad up for Rajasthan Royals and Warner has kept his place at Sunrisers Hyderabad, who he captained before his 12-month ban.
Everyone including him is aware that he has the ability to win games single-handedly on his day. The player salary cap has increased. Banned Australian stars Steve Smith and David Warner are not be in the auction because their franchises have retained them. The hard-hitting 30-year-old played the last of his seven Tests against Bangladesh in September 2017 and missed out on a spot in the squad for the ongoing four-match series against India. The Royals have retained 16 players, who have been match-winners.
But his returns were extremely poor and ended up with only 169 runs to his name in 12 outings. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community. During a function for the announcement of the new name, the franchise also released a new logo. Australia will be involved in a home summer followed by a World Cup in England, and then the Ashes series. It's not something you make lightly, but the thought of playing test cricket again still burns deep. The players in England's World Cup squad have to go back home by April 25.
Besides Saha, the others to get the axe were Englishmen Alex Hales and Chris Jordan, and West Indian T20I captain Carlos Brathwaite. He has already shown that he can also open the innings. There are 800 uncapped players with 746 being Indians. And Mohammad Shami, Axar Patel and Wriddhiman Saha - who has been out of the Indian team due to a streak of injuries - also enter the auction with a Rs 1 crore base price. Though his strike-rate was over 140, Maxwell was expected to set the stage on fire. Prominent players like , and remained unsold. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell has said he will turn his back on the lucrative Indian Premier League next year and play a full season of English county cricket in a bid to regain his spot in the Australian test side.