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‘He’s a Test bowler… T20 not his best format’: Jason Gillespie on Pat Cummins’ Rs 20.50 crore price tag in IPL 2024 auction

Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie has wondered out aloud if the price that Pat Cummins commanded at the recent Indian Premier League auction at Dubai’s Cola Cola Arena was justified. Cummins, who captained the Australian cricket team to their sixth World title in India last month, was picked by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for a massive price tag of Rs 20.50 crore. Teams like Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals had come into the auction with a purse that was lesser than the price SRH paid for Cummins, thus making him the first cricketer in IPL history to have a price tag beyond Rs 20 crore. After starting at a base price of Rs 2 crore, his price tag rose at a frenzied pace as four teams — Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad — duell...
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‘Pat is a top-quality bowler, but…’: Jason Gillespie questions Pat Cummins’ IPL price tag | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has expressed his doubts about the high price tag attached to Pat Cummins in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Gillespie believes that T20 cricket is not Cummins' strongest format, but he does support Mitchell Starc's record-breaking deal. Cummins, who is the Australian captain, was involved in a bidding war between the Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad, eventually securing a contract worth a staggering Rs 20.50 crore.'Pat is a top bowler, but…'Gillespie, speaking on SEN Radio, said, "Pat is undoubtedly a top-quality bowler and a great leader, we've seen that. However, I don't believe T20 is his best format. In my opinion, he is a Test bowler, and Test cricket is where he exce...
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Exclusive: ‘Building a strong team bond is…’ – Shikhar Dhawan reveals how he plans to lead Punjab Kings in IPL 2024 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Shikhar Dhawan has had a successful career in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since its inception. Starting his IPL career in the inaugural season in 2008 with the Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals), Shikhar Dhawan is known for his stylish strokeplay, ability to anchor the innings, and knack for scoring runs consistently.Dhawan is the second highest all-time leading run scorer in the tournament, showcasing his value as a dependable opener.He has amassed 6617 runs from 217 IPL matches at an average of 35.39, which included two hundreds and 50 fifties.Throughout his IPL career, Dhawan has been recognized for his aggressive yet elegant batting style, solid technique that has helped him to contribute significantly to the teams he has represented.Speaking exclusively to Timesof...
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‘Kohli 42 cr, Bumrah 35 cr’: Former India opener says Starc, Cummins’ record-breaking deals unfair to Indian stars | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: 'Eye-popping', 'jaw-dropping' were some of the terms that surely popped into the minds of cricket fans when Australian pacers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins fetched staggering amounts in the IPL 2024 auction in Dubai on Tuesday. Starc became the most expensive player in the IPL history with a bid of Rs 24.75 crore, minutes after his skipper Pat Cummins fetched Rs 20.50 crore pay cheque.Shortly after Cummins garnered an astounding bid from Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders upped the ante by presenting an even more substantial salary package for the left-arm pacer, who had last participated in the IPL back in 2015.Former India opener Aakash Chopra voiced his dissatisfaction over the hefty price tags the Aussie pacers secured. He expressed the view that it is unfair to ...
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‘Kohli Rs 42 cr, Bumrah 35 cr’: Former India opener says Starc, Cummins’ record-breaking deals unfair to Indian stars | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: 'Eye-popping', 'jaw-dropping' were some of the terms that surely popped into the minds of cricket fans when Australian pacers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins fetched staggering amounts in the IPL 2024 auction in Dubai on Tuesday. Starc became the most expensive player in the IPL history with a bid of Rs 24.75 crore, minutes after his skipper Pat Cummins fetched Rs 20.50 crore pay cheque.Shortly after Cummins garnered an astounding bid from Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders upped the ante by presenting an even more substantial salary package for the left-arm pacer, who had last participated in the IPL back in 2015.Former India opener Aakash Chopra voiced his dissatisfaction over the hefty price tags the Aussie pacers secured. He expressed the view that it is unfair to ...
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‘Blocked from Sunrisers Instagram’: David Warner found himself blocked while trying to congratulate Travis Head

David Warner realised that he has been blocked by Sunrisers Hyderabad, while he was trying congratulate his Australian teammate Travis Head for joining his former franchise. Travis Head was picked by Sunrisers for Rs 6.8 crores. Warner is Sunrisers Hyderabad’s all-time leading run-scorer, with over 4,000 runs, and has led them to their first IPL title ever in 2016. he had also won the Orange Cap for three times during his time at the club. Warner was a fan favourite at SRH before the relationship between the team and him began to turn sour during the 2021 season. He was sacked from the captaincy and was then axed from the team altogether in 2021. SRH released Warner ahead of the IPL mega auction in 2022 and then he joined Delhi Capitals. “The disappointing thing for me was not being ...
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IPL Auction: Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins laugh their way to the bank; fans break the internet | Cricket News – Times of India

For a short while on Tuesday, Pat Cummins, the victorious captain of Australia's 2023 ODI World Cup team, became the most costliest Indian Premier League player ever, bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 20.50 crore. But soon, the record by broken by his fellow Aussier pacer Mitchell Starc, who took home Rs 24.75 crore from Kolkata Knight Riders to set a new mark.Despite sitting out the previous IPL season due to a busy schedule, Cummins surpassed the previous record of Rs 18.50 crore held by England all-rounder Sam Curran, who was acquired by Punjab Kings last year, before being eclipsed by Starc.Among the other notable players who laughed all the way to the bank were New Zealander Daryl Mitchell, who was bought for Rs 14 crore by the Chennai Super Kings, while Harshal Patel took home ...
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Pat Cummins becomes the most expensive IPL player as SRH break the bank for the Australian captain

A month after lifting the ODI World Cup trophy, Australian skipper Pat Cummins broke the ceiling in the IPL auction as he became the most expensive buy in the history of the league. It was Sunrisers Hyderabad who got Cummins for a whooping Rs. 20.5 crore after an intense bidding war ensued in Dubai ahead of the 17th edition of the league also featuring Royal Challengers Bangalore and the Chennai Super Kings. It was a first instance of a player being bought for 20 crore INR or more. Previously, Sam Curran had been the most expensive player, sold for 18.50 crore to the Punjab Kings ahead of the last season. “Pumped to be joining SRH for the upcoming IPL season. I’ve played at Hyderabad a lot of times and loved it. Can’t wait to get started. Great to see another Aussie in Travis Head there...
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IPL auction 2024 | Australian captain Pat Cummins becomes most expensive player in history of IPL

Australian World Cup winning captain Pat Cummins became the expensive player in the history of Indian Premier League. He was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping sum of ₹20.50 crore | Photo Credit: Reuters In the Indian Premier League 2024 auction held in Dubai, Australian World Cup winning captain Pat Cummins became the most expensive player in the history of IPL. He was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping amount of ₹20.50 crore Though Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians began the bidding, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore bid for him aggressively pushing his price past the ₹10 crore and ₹15 crore mark. His base price was ₹2 crore. The Australian World Cup-winning captain played for the Kolkata Knight Riders until 2022 before opting out of the 2023 ...
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IPL auction 2024 | Australian fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins become expensive players

Australians Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc broke all record at the Indian Premier League 2024 auction in Dubai. Pat Cummins went to Sunrisers Hyderabad for ₹20.50 crore while Mitchell Starc was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping amount of ₹24.75 crore | Photo Credit: Swapan Mahapatra The Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction in Dubai on December 19 saw many records being broken. Australian world-cup winning captain Pat Cummins was signed by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping amount of ₹20.50 crore. Pat Cummins beat England all-rounder Sam Curran who was snapped by Punjab Kings for an amount of ₹18.50 crore in the 2023 auction. Also read: IPL 2024 auction LIVEWithin hours of signing of Pat Cummins by Sunrisers Hyderabad, his compatriot Mitchell Starc broke all records ...
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Pat Cummins becomes the most expensive buy in IPL history | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a groundbreaking moment in IPL history, Pat Cummins, the World Cup-winning captain of the Australian cricket team, has etched his name in the annals of the prestigious tournament. The IPL auction, which took place in Dubai for the first time in its history, witnessed Cummins becoming the most expensive buy ever. Sunrisers Hyderabad, a franchise known for their shrewdness in the auction, created a buzz by spending a whopping Rs 20.5 crore to secure the services of the talented Australian all-rounder.Pat Cummins, renowned for his exceptional skills with both the bat and the ball, has consistently proved his mettle in international cricket. His exceptional leadership skills were instrumental in Australia's triumph in the World Cup, making him a highly sought-after player in v...
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2024 IPL Teams Players List: Who got whom | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc shattered Indian Premier League (IPL) auction records on Tuesday as the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) secured his services for an unprecedented Rs 24.75 crore. BLOG: IPL AUCTION 2024The 33-year-old Starc is set to make a comeback to the IPL after an eight-year hiatus, with his previous stint being with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Starc outbid his fellow Australian Pat Cummins, the World Cup-winning captain, who held the new record for one hour before going to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for a whopping sum of Rs 20.50 crore.Rajasthan Royals (RR) initiated the bidding for the West Indian power-hitter Rovman Powell, sparking a heated contest with the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). After a fierce back-and-forth, Royals ultimately secured...
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Big Ticket IPL 2024 auction to get underway in Dubai

Mallika Sagar, who recently hosted the Women’s Premier League (WPL) auction will be the auctioneer instead of Hugh Edmeades. Sagar also became the first woman auctioneer in the last 16 years of IPL history.  The cricketing world is buzzing ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 auction, which will take place in Dubai on December 19, as the 10 IPL franchises will battle it out to grab top-tier players.Ahead of the IPL 2024 auction, a total of 332 players have been registered for the big event. At first, an enormous of 1166 players submitted their names for the auction but the franchises decided to go with 332 cricketers and let go 834 players.Out of 332 players, 214 are Indians and the rest of the cricketers are foreigners. Meanwhile, 116 have already taken part in the extravagan...
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5 uncapped players to track at IPL auction: Spinner with 90 wickets in a year, emerging U19 star, big-hitting batter from Kanpur

While Indian Premier League auctions tend to start with a bang, with the big-money signings coming up early in the sets, there is always intrigue around which uncapped Indian player goes well above their base price for a big payday. The auction for IPL 2024 will take place on Tuesday in Dubai, and 200 of the names registered are uncapped Indian players. Here’s a look at five names that could attract interest from the franchises. Shahrukh Khan, 28 Lower-order batsman, off-spinner One of the more surprising names on the released players list, Tamil Nadu allrounder Shahrukh Khan comes into the auction pool with a reputation of being a big hitter in the middle order but yet to truly find his place in the IPL. Having played 33 matches in the IPL for Punjab, Shahrukh had a strike rate of 160+...
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IPL Auction: Which unknown gem unearthed by talent scouts, will walk in Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah footsteps?

It was in 2014, with another edition of the IPL looming large and having arrived on Indian shores early for the preparation, that John Wright had spotted a talent who, nine years later, unleashed a storm by being the most high-profile transfer of all time.It was on the ides of March, to be precise, that Wright – who was still in his role as head coach of Mumbai Indians that season – first had a glimpse of Hardik Pandya, a player who was an unknown commodity beyond Baroda. Against a Mumbai attack that included Zaheer Khan, not just the unbeaten 82 he made, but everything about Pandya stood out for Wright. Six months later as Wright moved onto his new role as head of scouting at Mumbai Indians, he would convince head coach Ricky Ponting and the Ambanis to spend Rs 10 lakh on Pandya and th...
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IPL 2024 Auction: Travis Head, Harry Brook in Rs 2 crore bracket as 333 players to go under the hammer | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: England’s star batter Harry Brook and Australia's World-Cup winning all-rounder Travis Head have placed themselves in the top bracket of Rs 2 crore for the upcoming IPL 2024 auction to be held in Dubai.A total of 333 cricketers will go under the gavel at Dubai's Coca-Cola Arena on December 19. The auction will start at 2:30PM IST."Out of 333 players, 214 are Indians and 119 are overseas players of which 2 players are from associate nations.The total capped players are 116, uncapped players are 215 and 2 from associate nations," stated an IPL media release."A maximum of 77 slots are now available with up to 30 being slotted for overseas players. 23 players chose to be slotted in the highest bracket of Rs 2 crore while 13 players are in the auction list with a base price of Rs ...
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‘They need to go after Rachin Ravindra’: Irfan Pathan advises SRH ahead of IPL 2024 auction | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In anticipation of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 auction, former Indian pacer Irfan Pathan has offered advice to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), urging the franchise to secure Rachin Ravindra to bolster their squad.Speaking to Star Sports, Pathan emphasised the need for a proficient spinner in the Hyderabad-based team, suggesting that while they have Mayank Markande, SRH requires an additional wicket-taking option.Pathan stressed the importance of acquiring all-rounders who can contribute to both batting and bowling.Concluding his advice, he highlighted the potential of 2023 World Cup standout Ravindra, emphasising his capability to support the team in both opening the batting order and providing valuable contributions."Ideally, they would like to have a proper spinner who ...
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IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad show Brian Lara the door, Daniel Vettori is new head coach | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad replaced West Indies batting great Brian Lara with former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori as head coach.SRH made the announcement on their social media handles.Vettori has been the assistant coach of the Australia men's team and also previously coached Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.Lara worked as SRH batting coach before taking over as the head coach last year. Under Lara, the 2016 champions finished last in the 10-team league after four wins in 14 matches."As our 2 year association with Brian Lara comes to an end, we bid adieu to him," the team said on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter."Thank you for the contributions to the Sunrisers. We wish you all the best for your future endeavours." V...
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Daniel Vettori replaces Brian Lara as head coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Former New Zealand captain, Daniel Vettori has been appointed head coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) as the franchise looks to overturn a disappointing IPL 2023, where they ended at the bottom of the points table. In IPL 2023, Sunrisers finished last (tenth) with four wins and ten losses. 🚨Announcement🚨 Kiwi legend Daniel Vettori joins the #OrangeArmy as Head Coach🧡 Welcome, coach! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/2wXd8B1T86 — SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) August 7, 2023 “Kiwi legend Daniel Vettori joins the #OrangeArmy as Head Coach. Welcome, coach!,” Sunrisers Hyderabad took on Twitter to make the announcement. As our 2 year association with Brian Lara comes to an end, we bid adieu to him 🧡 Thank you for the contributions to the Sunrisers. We wish you all the best for your future endeavours ...
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Akash Madhwal: How Uttarakhand transformed a tennis ball cricketer | Cricket News – Times of India

CAU gave 'fickle-minded' MI pacer free hand and captaincy to bring focus in his bowlingNEW DELHI: Akash Madhwal's emergence has come as a pain-reliever for Mumbai Indians when they were reeling due to the absence of Jasprit Bumrah and an off-colour Jofra Archer. On Sunday afternoon in a must-win game, his ability to hurl impeccable yorkers in the death overs helped MI restrict Sunrisers Hyderabad to an under-par score on a placid Wankhede pitch with a spell of 4/37.It has been a major transition for Madhwal from being an engineer to a tennis-ball cricketer from Roorkee to a dependable IPL pacer at the age of 29 in a matter of four years. His journey started when he just turned up for trials organized by the Cricket Association of Uttarakhand. Former India opener Wasim Jaffer was the coa...