The Australian Players were the hottest candidates in this year’s IPL auction. One reason behind this is their T20 World Cup triumph. However, Several Australian players who have also gone unpicked.
The Australian players might not be available in the first few matches due to national team commitment. However, they are likely to remain available in the most part of the tournament.
1. David Warner
David Warner was the most talkative player before the auction. He was expected to go at a high price. However, the Delhi Capitals got him at a steal price of 6 crores. The left-handed batsman will make a dashing pair with Shaw in the upcoming edition. He is excited to play for Delhi again. Warner has potential to win matches on his own.
2. Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell’s performances in the IPL has always raised questions on his capabilities. Fortunately, he had the best IPL season last year. His terrific performance won the trust of his IPL franchise, and he was also retained. He would try to not to let down his franchise decision.
3. Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh is one of the best all-rounders of this generation regarding T20 cricket. However, his injury problem has troubled his game a lot. Marsh is having the form of his life. He has an outstanding World Cup this year. He was bought by the Delhi franchise for six crores.
4. Josh Hazelwood
Josh Hazelwood’s rise as a T20 bowler is incredible in one year. He was known for his potential in the red-ball, but he modified himself into an all formats bowler. Hazelwood has been bought by the RCB. He is going to lead the bowling department of this franchise. Hazelwood is another Australian players whom fans are excited to watch in this year’s IPL.
5. Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins is one of the most prominent bowlers of this era. The number one ranked test bowler has got success in the White-ball cricket also. Pat has been sold to the Kolkata franchise for seven CRS. He is the key pacer of his team, and tries to contribute as much as he can.
6. Marcus Stoinis
Marcus Stoinis’ rise as a T20 all-rounder is astonishing. The Australian player is a dynamic batsman who can play at any position. Stoinis has been picked up by the Lucknow franchise in the draft. He would try to prove his worth in the upcoming IPL edition.
7. Riley Meredith
Riley is going to feature in his second edition of IPL. Last season he was picked up by the Punjab franchise for a whooping eight crores. He couldn’t justify his price tag. He has been picked up by the Mumbai franchise.
8. Daniel Sams
Daniel Sams featured in the IPL for the Delhi capitals after having a dream BBL season. Last year he played for RCB. Now he has been picked up by the five-times champion Mumbai Indians. Sams is a three-dimensional player, and Mumbai is likely to get benefit from his contribution.
9. Mathew Wade
Mathew Wade’s name has become in the limelight after the World Cup Semi-final. The wicketkeeper-batsman hit Afridi for three sixes to seal the final place. Wade is going to feature in the IPL after seven years. He’s set to open for the Gujarat Titans.
10. Nathan Coulter Nile
Nathan Coulter Nile is one of the most experienced players of T20 cricket. He has played IPL for several Franchises. His records in the T20 cricket raises up his standard. He plays in several franchise cricket, and contribute in team performance with his experience. Nathan is going to represent the Rajasthan franchise this year.