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IPL 14 Mini-Auction: International Players Expected to Steal the Show

The IPL 14 mini-auction promises to be a spectacle as renowned international players prepare to bid in Dubai.

The much-anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) 14 mini-auction is just around the corner, promising a spectacle as renowned international players gear up to enter the bidding fray in Dubai. 

With 77 slots to be filled, the auction is expected to witness some eye-catching picks by the ten franchises.

International Stars Ready to Shine:

Top players from cricketing powerhouses such as New Zealand, England, Australia, and South Africa are poised to capture the spotlight during the auction.

  • Travis Head: The Australian Powerhouse: Australia’s 29-year-old opener, Travis Head, emerges as a significant name in the 2023 cricket scene. Renowned for his ability to deliver crucial performances, Head’s standout innings include a match-winning 163 against India in the World Test Championship final and a dazzling 137 in the World Cup final. With IPL experience under his belt, he remains a sought-after asset.
  • Harry Brook: English Youngster’s Rise to Prominence: English batsman Harry Brook, a rising star, is expected to fetch a hefty price tag. His consistent performances for England across formats, highlighted by a memorable 108 in a Test against Pakistan, make him a coveted prospect. Although he has yet to prove his T20 prowess, Brook’s promise secured him a substantial deal with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the past.
  • Gerald Coetzee: Proteas Speedster’s World Cup Feat: South Africa’s Gerald Coetzee made headlines in the ODI World Cup 2023 by bagging 20 wickets, surpassing the iconic Lance Klusener. While his T20 track record is limited, the speedster’s potential to be a game-changer is undeniable, making him an intriguing pick for franchises seeking bowling firepower.
  • Rachin Ravindra: Kiwi Sensation with All-Round Prowess: New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra, a standout in the ODI World Cup 2023, showcased his dominance with both bat and ball. His impressive T20I statistics and all-round capabilities make him a versatile asset. Ravindra’s left-handed prowess with the bat and wicket-taking abilities add value to any team.
  • Wanindu Hasaranga: Sri Lankan Spinner Eyes IPL Return: Despite recent fitness setbacks, Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga brings a wealth of T20 experience. With notable performances in both IPL and T20 internationals, Hasaranga’s spin prowess, backed by 91 T20I wickets, makes him a player to watch. His return to action after a thigh strain is eagerly anticipated.
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