IPL Auction 2017: 30 Australians throw their hat in the ring ahead of 2017 edition
The Australian speedsters Mitchell Johnson and Pat Cummins hopefully get listed in IPL auction held on 20th Feb in Bengaluru. Michel Johnson who had a difficult time of things in the season of 2016 IPL with King XI Punjab had returned to T20 actions with a bang. Both the players are ready to list their names in the auction the highest basic amount of approximately AUD$ 39000.
Mitchell Johnson who retired from International cricket had returned to T20 action with a bang. On the other hand, Cummins 23 missed last year tournament hoping to appear in coach Justin Langer’s side.The England Trio Stokes, Eoin Morgan, and Chris Woakes have listed at the top basic price for next Monday’s auction. The rest Micha, the Veteran Klinger the Klinger Ben Dunk, Ashton Turner and Billy Stanlake looking to push their claim in IPL 2017 auction.
Coming to the next, Veteran Klinger 36 years old run-scoring feats in both Australia and England looks likely to make his international debut in the series opener. Three matches against Shri Lanka loom as an ideal opportunity for the opening batsman.
A total of 351 players has listed names in 2017 auction including 122 international, 5 representatives from Afganistan and one from the United Arab Emirates. The eight franchises can have the maximum of 27 players on their books including nine overseas players.
List of Austrian players available in IPL auction 2017 are Sean Abbott, Fawad Ahmed, Michael Beer, Johan Botha, Nick Buchanan, Joe Burns, Dan Christian, Tom Cooper, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Ben Dunk, Ben Dwarshuis, Callum Ferguson, Chris Green, Brad Haddin, Sam Heazlett, Ben Hilfenhaus, Brad Hogg, Mitchell Johnson, Michael Klinger, Ben Laughlin, Nathan Lyon, Nic Maddinson, Ben McDermott, Alex Ross, D’Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Mitch Swepson, Ashton Turner, Jack Wildermuth.