Breaking IPL 2024 Auction: KKR went crazy for Mitchell Starc and bought him for Rs 24.75 crore

Breaking IPL 2024 Auction: Mitchell Starc now becomes the most expensive player, leaving Pat Cummins behind, KKR bought it for Rs 24.75 crore
Mitchell Starc now becomes the most expensive player of the IPL History, KKR bought him for Rs 24.75 crore (Image Credit - X)
IPL 2024 Auction: Mitchell Starc has become the most expensive player in the IPL so far. He left behind his Australian teammate who was bid for 20.5 crore to Sunriser Hyderabad.

IPL 2024 Auction: Currently, the Indian Premier League 2024 auction is taking place in Dubai. So far, bids have been placed on many great players. In this auction, Kolkata Knight Riders made a bid of Rs 24.75 crore for Mitchell Starc. Let us tell you, Mitchell Starc has become the most expensive player of IPL so far.

Earlier, Australian team captain Pat Cummins was included in their team by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 20.5 crores, then he was the most expensive. But when Mitchell Starc’s name came up, Mitchell Starc became the most expensive player in this tournament’s history.

As soon as Mitchell Starc’s name came up in the auction, a fierce bidding war started between Delhi Capitals and Mumbai Indians for the Australian player. Earlier it was expected that Mumbai Indians would easily include Mitchell Starc in their team but after that Kolkata Knight Riders also joined this battle. Not only this, Gujarat Titans also wanted to buy Mitchell Starc, but in the end, Kolkata Knight Riders won.

Mitchell Starc will be seen playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming IPL edition. Mitchell Starc’s performance in IPL and international cricket has always been very good. Talking about Starc’s IPL career, he has taken 34 wickets in 27 matches at an average of 20.38. He played his last match of this tournament in the 2015 season of IPL.

Mitchell Starc bowled quite well for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Now it remains to be seen how the Australian players bowl in the upcoming edition. Mitchell Starc was not in his best form in the recently concluded ICC ODI World Cup 2023 but now he would like to leave his mark in the upcoming edition.

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