IPL 2017 scheduled on February 20, 2017, eyes are the players who will be in the list of all the team owners. While 7 players are listed as the highest starting bid of Rs 2 crore for the IPl Auction 2017. And Ishant Sharma is the only one from the India among the non retained one in this list. other 6 players are Angelo Mathews, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Eoin Morgan , Mitchell Johnson and Pat Cummins.
IPL 2017 brings an kind of enthusiasm among the fans. One of the reasons of the same is the players which will be going under the hammer this auction on 20th of February.
The most interesting players in this auction will be:
1) Ben Stokes : One of the greatest all rounders in recent times, Ben Stokes will be an interesting and the most watched buy during this auction. Ben Stokes along with his batting and bowling skills also is an tremendous fielder. Any franchise would like to have him in their ranks. Only problem with him will be his availability for the complete season due to national commitments.
He is expected to be sold around the price of 6 to 7 crore.Maybe the best seaming all rounder in Game in every format and its no surprise if he get healthy amount of money and there is also rumours going on that Virat Kohli said RCB management to go before him, so he give us a great bidding war.
2)Mitchell Johnson: After returning to cricket after he announced his retirement he has been in good form with the ball. Johnson having played with various IPL sides in the past is likely to get an buyer. He would be handy for teams like Pune, Sunrisers which have bowling friendly home grounds. He to is a strong contender for an healthy price this year.
He also had a dream Big Bash season. His team Perth Scorchers, won the tournament and he has been among the top bowlers and has had an economy of less than 6. KXIP haven’t taken a wise decision by releasing him. This lion would definitely roar in the auctions.
3) Rishabh Pant : He has the talent to destroy any bowling attack and impressed us recently with his talent to exploits in concluded Ranji trophy he’s going to one of the hot recruits in upcoming IPL auction.
4) Jason Roy ; Explosive opener Limited over specialist strike rate over 144 in T 20 may fit in many teams slot. Speculations are rife that most of the England players would be available for IPL 2017 and if that is the case then you cant ignore this destructive opener who has been in hot form from 2015.Which team wouldn’t love to have an opener like this who can give them a blazing start.