IPL Player Auction: Top New Cricketers In 2017 IPL Auction

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IPL player auction for the 10th season is going to see some new top cricketers. Most top cricketers belong to International level, while few others are domestic level cricketers.

Let us take a look at the specialities of all these new faces taking part in IPL player auction 2017.

IPL player auction

International Players

1. Mohammad Shahzad

Base Price: Rs. 50 lakh

Role: Wicket-keeper Batsman

T-20 Average: 30.98

Strike Rate: 135.74

Country: Afghanistan

2. Jason Roy

Base Price: Rs. 1 crore

Role: Batsman (Opener)

T-20 Average: 28.29

Strike Rate: 143.88

Country: England

3. Colin De Grandhomme

Base Price: Rs. 30 lakh

Role: Batsman (No. 6 or No. 7)

T-20 Average: 20.00

Strike Rate: 136.36

Country: New Zealand

4. Ben Strokes

Base Price: Rs. 2 crore

Role: All-Rounder

T-20 Average: 14.76

Strike Rate: 136.17

Wickets: 10

Potential role: A great finisher at No. 6 or No. 7. Also a seamer who can bowl at any stage.

Country: England

5. Mohammad Nabi

Base Price: Rs. 30 lakh

Role: All-Rounder

T-20 Average: 17.60

Strike Rate: 130.37

Wickets: 56

Potential Role: Middle-order batsman who can bowl some good off-spin overs.

Country: Afghanistan

6. Tymal Mills

Base Price: Rs. 50 lakh

Role: Fast Bowler

Wickets: 3 (4 T20Is)

Career Economy Rate:  7.47

Country: England

7. Kagiso Rabada

Base Price: Rs. 1 crore

Role: Fast Bowler

Wickets: 22

Career Economy Rate:  8.25

Country: South Africa

8. Evin Lewis

Base Price: Rs. 50 lakh

Role: Batsman (Opener)

Career Average: 30.66

Strike Rate: 134.71

Country: West Indies

Domestic Players

1. Vishnu Vinod

Base Price – 10 lakh

T-20 Average – 34.11

Strike Rate – 138.91

Role – Wicket-keeper batsman

2. Ankit Bawne

Base Price – 10 lakh

T-20 Average – 33.15

Strike Rate – 127.51

Role – Batsman (Middle Order)

3. Mohammad Siraj

Base Price – 20 lakh

Role – Fast Bowler

Ranji 2016-17 Wickets – 41 (Third highest wicket taker)

4. PK Panchal

Base Price – 10 lakh

Role – All rounder

Ranji 2016-17 Average – 87.33 (Highest run scorer)

Strike Rate – 54.60