Aakash Chopra: Starc Can Become Most costly IPL Buy Ever
The former opener Aakash Chopra said that Australia pacer Mitchell Starc, who opted out of IPL 2020 to prepare for now-postponed T20 World Cup, can become the most expensive IPL buy ever in the February auction.
Aakash Chopra has made some bold predictions on the day when the 8 IPL franchises announced their released and retained players of the 14th edition of the cash-rich league.
Chopra has claimed that the Australian speed merchant will shatter all records by becoming the most expensive player in the history of IPL.
Starc hasn’t played in the IPL since 2015 after he made his debut for the RCB in 2014.
then 43-year-old commentator said that spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman, who was released by KXIP on Wednesday can fetch somewhere around Rs 7 to 8 crore.
Jason Roy, part of Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020, can go for Rs 4-6 crore according to the cricketer-turned-commentator.
It would be interesting to see how many of Aakash Chopra’s prediction will turn out to be right when the auctions are held next month.
Released Australia cricketers Glenn Maxwell and Nathan Coulter-Nile can decent contracts, Aakash Chopra said.
K Nair. K Jadhav, M Vijay, P Chawla, H Singh have been released from CSK .
While SunRisers Hyderabad released Billy Stanlake, Fabian Allen among others.