Jadeja likely to be prime attraction in auction
Fresh from a man of the match performance for India at the MCG against Australia, Ravindra Jadeja will be in high demand during tomorrows IPL Player Aucstion in Bangalore.
Jadeja ran out Aaron Finch and George Bailey and picked up the wicket of David Hussey to help India break their winless streak during their recent tour to Australia.
Having been released from his contract with the Kochi Tuskers Kerala after the franchise was terminated during the winter by the BCCI, Jadeja is expected to go for over $1 million when he goes under the hammer.
Other former Tuskers up for auction alongside Jadeja include Vinay Kumar, Parthiv Pate, VVS Laxman, Mahela Jayawardene, and Brendon McCullum.
The full list of players available include –
$400,000 - Graeme Swann (England); VVS Laxman, Sreesanth (India); Brendon McCullum (New Zealand).
$300,000 - Mitchell Johnson (Australia); James Anderson (England); Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka).
$200,000 - Brad Hodge, Peter Siddle, Steven Smith (Australia); Ian Bell, Owais Shah, Matt Prior, Chris Tremlett, Luke Wright, Rikki Clarke (England); RP Singh, Parthiv Patel (India); Vernon Philander, Nicky Boje (South Africa); Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka).
Capped: Brad Hogg, Stuart MacGill, Xavier Doherty, Adam Voges, Stephen O'Keefe (Australia); Azhar Mahmood, Jade Dernbach, Ravi Bopara, Simon Jones (England); Ravindra Jadeja, Vinay Kumar, Ramesh Powar, VRV Singh (India); Jacob Oram, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills (New Zealand); Mark Boucher, Justin Kemp, Neil McKenzie, Robin Peterson, Alviro Petersen, Morne van Wyk, Ryan McLaen, Imran Tahir (South Africa); Dilhara Fernando (Sri Lanka); Ramnaresh Sarwan, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin, Dwayne Smith, Ravi Rampaul, Fidel Edwards, Daren Ganga, Darren Bravo (West Indies); Brendan Taylor, Raymond Price (Zimbabwe).
Uncapped: Ben Cutting, James Faulkner (Australia) and Tom Maynard (England).
Capped: Jason Krejza, Ben Laughlin, Luke Ronchi, Shane Harwood, Usman Khawaja (Australia); Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh); Mal Loye (England); Lou Vincent, Ian Butler, Andy McKay, Rob Nicol, Doug Bracewell (New Zealand); Herschelle Gibbs, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Rory Kleinveldt, Marchant de Lange (South Africa); Upul Tharanga, Farveez Maharoof, Chamara Kapugedera, Ajantha Mendis, Thisara Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Rangana Herath, Chanaka Welegedara (Sri Lanka); Lendl Simmons, Sulieman Benn, Andre Russell, Devendra Bishoo, Adrian Barath, Sunil Narine (West Indies); Hamilton Masakadza, Charles Coventry, Prosper Utseya (Zimbabwe).
Uncapped: Cameron Borgas, Lee Carseldine, Ben Edmondson, Peter Forrest, Daniel Harris, Michael Klinger, Michael Neser (Australia); Jason Roy (England); Tom Cooper (Netherlands); Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien (Ireland); Johan van der Wath, Ahmed Amla, Dillon du Preez, Robert Frylinck, Richard Levi (South Africa); Kevon Cooper (West Indies).
Capped: Josh Hazlewood, Trent Copeland (Australia); Adam Milne (New Zealand); Jacques Rudolph, Paul Harris, Gulam Bodi, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Andrew Puttick (South Africa); Thilina Kandamby, Thilan Thushara, Jeevan Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kosala Kulasekara, Nuwan Pradeep (Sri Lanka); Andre Fletcher, Krishmar Santokie (West Indies); Keegan Meth, Tino Mawoyo (Zimbabwe).
Uncapped: Tim Cruickshank, Aaron Heal, Ashton May, Alister McDermott, Aaron O’Brien, Ben Rohrer, Daniel Smith (Australia); Farhaan Behardien, Henry Davids, CJ de Villiers, Daryn Smit, JJ Smuts, Craig Thyssen (South Africa); Sachithra Senanayake (Sri Lanka); Samuel Badree, Jonathan Carter (West Indies).