“Wanting ahead to becoming a member of @RCBTweetsfor this yr’s @IPL. Cannot wait to place the whole lot I’ve into serving to us carry the trophy,” tweeted Maxwell.
Wanting ahead to becoming a member of @RCBTweets for this years @IPL Can’t wait to place the whole lot I’ve in to serving to us carry the trophy!
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) 1613646153000
Maxwell on Thursday was purchased by RCB within the ongoing mini-auction of the IPL for Rs 14.25 crore. It began with fierce bidding between KKR and RCB. The Virat Kohli led-RCB, Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK), and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) all confirmed curiosity within the Australian batsman and ultimately, Maxwell was picked up by RCB for Rs 14.25 crore.
Earlier, Maxwell was launched by Punjab Kings (previously KXIP) forward of the mini-auction.
Speaking about Maxwell, RCB Director of Cricket, Mike Hesson mentioned: “Usually Maxwell has been utilized in a finisher position, he’s a multi-skilled participant and he can bowl off-spin as properly. It will depend on what the staff needs, all of us have a look at tips on how to convey the perfect out of him. We had been after the X issue participant and we received that within the type of Maxwell.”
South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris has change into the most costly overseas participant within the historical past of the IPL as he was picked up by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 16.25 crore. RCB purchased Kiwi all-rounder Kyle Jamieson for Rs 15 crore.
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Thursday was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) within the ongoing IPL mini-auction. Shakib had his base worth as Rs 2 crore, however each Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Punjab Kings made bids for him, and ultimately, the Bangladesh all-rounder was bought to KKR for Rs 3.2 crore.
All-rounder Kedar Jadhav went unsold within the public sale. England’s all-rounder Moeen Ali was picked by Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) for Rs 7 crore.
The IPL “mini-auction” this yr has 291 gamers going below the hammer as England pacer Mark Wooden withdrew from the public sale on the finish second.
All these cricketers have been shortlisted by the eight franchises. A complete of 164 Indian gamers, 125 abroad gamers, and three gamers from affiliate nations are up for grabs within the mini-auction.