Records are shattering on the Indian Premier League public sale with Kolkata Knight Riders shopping for Australian left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc for a whopping Rs 24.75 crore (USD 2.9 million).
He is now the most costly participant purchased within the IPL historical past, beating the file set by compatriot Pat Cummins on the identical day. The Sunrisers Hyderabad acquired the Australian skipper’s providers for Rs 20.50 crore (USD 2.4 million).
Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore bid for the longest time for Cummins, who finally went to the Orange Army.
Cummins, who had beforehand performed for Kolkata Knight Riders, had opted out of IPL 2023 to give attention to his nationwide group for The Ashes and 50-over ODI World Cup.
Earlier, Australia’s Travis Head was additionally bought to Hyderabad at Rs 6.80 crore.
Chennai Super Kings took Daryl Mitchell for Rs. 14 crore.
This is the primary time Rs. 20-crore mark was breached in IPL public sale historical past.