Ben Strokes is probably going to debut in IPL 2017 auction (Auction Date – 4 February and 5 February). Strokes’s organization confirmed the news while talking to Cricbuzz. According to them, it was the call of Strokes himself, to participate in the IPL auction.
Currently the base price of Ben Strokes is not available. However, there are almost good chances of Strokes’s getting auctioned at reasonable price. Because every team will try to get this aggressive all-rounder in their squad.
Be it batting, bowling or fielding this all-rounder never fails in performing well. His devastating all-round abilities, feature him among the world’s top players in all formats of the game.
Upon the latest IPL auction news, yet only two England players have been retained. One being Jos Buttler (Mumbai Indians) and other being Sam Billings (Delhi Daredevils). However, the hopes of more England players playing IPL 2017 are still alive. As Strokes, Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan will be the top England players available in the coming auction. With Ben Strokes, announcement to participate in the IPL auction. The hope of more England’s players to play in the IPL has increased a lot.
Ahead of the first ODI match against India on 15th January, Strokes said, “IPL 2017 is a chance for every England player, to experience different side of the T20 cricket, rather than just playing at own soil. In terms of English leagues, the foreign leagues are quite tough experience.”
“We also want to become franchise type of thing and hope this thing soon happens in England.” Strokes added.
To remind you, Strokes is one the best and most important player of England side in all formats. His value in the England cricket team is unmatched. In spite of his undergoing progress in T20I’s with average of 13.27 with the bat and 49.37 with the ball.