List of International Players who fill-up requirement of Teams
IPL auction 2017 held on 20 February in Bengaluru brings a lot of surprise for the players. Some who excepting to be picked up remains unsold. A total of 351 players entered their names in the list in which 66 players were sold including both international and Indian players. Some of the foreign players from each team can add up the requirements need for the championship.
Ben Laughlin sold up to Sunrisers Hyderabad
Ben Laughlin an Australian cricketer played with Adelaide strikers, scored good runs in Big Bash League this season. Checking out the figures, played 7 matches and picked 9 wickets at an average of 14.88 with the economy rate of 6.09. He also makes recorded of highest wicket-takers, but the 34 years old Australian player might not get the chance to be spotlighted in front of fans and likes of Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi, and now Chris Jordan in IPL 2017.
Darren Bravo sold up to Kolkata Knight Riders
The 28 years Darren Bravo was sold up for Kolkata Knight Riders at 50 lakhs. Although he was not selected in round first of IPL auction later in a second he was picked up. The Left-hand batsman is the most stable long format player for his team and has scored good runs with incredible test records.Played as top order batsman for Major teams West Indies, Deccan Chargers, Nottinghamshire, Trinbago Knight Riders etc Under-19s. He has last played in 2014 for T20 international. While he has incredible batting power yet has little experience in playing T20 formats short format.
Billy Stanlake sold up to Royal Challengers Bangalore
Billy Stanlake Under 19s has played for Adelaide Strikers and picked up 6 wickets with 17.38 average rate and the economy rate of 6.97 in Big Bash League. The Right-arm fast bowler from Queensland bowls with the average speed of 140 plus and even called up for ODIs to be played against Pakistan.
Nicholas Pooran sold up to Mumbai Indians
Nicolas Pooran a West Indies batsmen bring surprises for players as well as for fans when picked up in 2017 IPL auction by Mumbai Indians at price of 30 lakhs. The 21-year player is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays for Trinidad and Tobago in West Indian domestic matches. He has very well experience in playing for T20 formats as he recently played for Bangladesh Premier League. The wicketkeeper- batsman has hit the headlines of news channels with his terrific performance in CPL.
Andrew Tye sold up to Gujarat Lions
The right-arm medium fast bowler Andrew Tye is another foreign Australian player bought up for 20 lakhs by Gujarat Lions. The 30 years bowler has taken 13 wickets in 5 games in the tournament. Not only this he had played matches where he plundered 7 sixes in Australian T20 league. In 2015 he played for Chennai Super Kings with good performance. Andrew Tye has made his debut taking up 5 wickets in 5 matches last year at the average rate of 37.60 and economy rate of 10.25 making the first debut for Australian cricket.
Angelo Mathews sold up to Delhi Daredevils
The Sri Lankan player Angelo Mathews is not new to IPL, he had played 46 matches for KKR and now picked up by Delhi Daredevils for 2 crores. The limited over captain of Sri Lanka has average bowling rate 37.88 and averages batting of 23.86. All-rounder Mathews made his international debut against Zimbabwe in 2008. This middle order batsman will enjoy this IPL from dugout seasons.
Lockie Ferguson sold up to Rising Pune Supergiant
The 24 years old Auckland, New Zealand Lockie Ferguson was picked up by Rising Pune Supergiant for the price of 10 lakhs. The right arm batsman is pretty new for international cricket. In 2016 he made his first debut for Blackcaps against Australia. His performance was average taking 8 wickets in 7 matches at an 50.87 average rate and 6.46 economy rate. In domestic T20 also he has shown average performance by picking up of 10 wickets in 18 matches at the economy rate of 8.
Darren Sammy sold up to Kings XI Punjab
Darren Sammy the west Indies captain has good experience playing short formats, played 238 matches scoring 2888 runs at an average of 20.48 he is an average player but in this season his performance was not up to the mark. Still sold up for Kings XI Punjab at price of Rs 30 Lakhs. There was lot of problems going out between westIndiaes cricket board and players, yet Darren Sammy played in every single T20 tournament around the world.