IPL Auction 2018 was full of surprises as most deserved players went for unsold. Indian players grab good money in IPL Auction including KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav and many others. In second round of IPL Auction many players bought who missed to get any buyer in first round like Murli Vijay and Parthiv Patel. Some fans will be disappointed because many players went unsold in this IPL Auction 2018. Here is the list of 5 surprising player who went unsold in IPL Auction 2018.
5 Surprising Players Went Unsold in IPL 2018 Auction
#1 Corey Anderson
Corey Anderson is New Zealand all rounder cricketer and played for Delhi Daredevils in last IPL season. Corey Anderson is one of the deadliest all rounder in world cricket. Anderson is left arm fast bowler and very helpful for their team New Zealand. Corey Anderson also broke Shahid Afridi’s fastest century record earlier and who made him a big star in cricket circle. Corey Anderson’s base prize is 2 Crores in this IPL season.
#2 Hashim Amla
Hashim Amla is classic batsmen from South Africa and one of the most consistent player in ODI, T20 and Test series. Last year Hashim Amla was a part of KXIP and scored 420 runs with 2 centuries as well. In past couple of years Hashim Amla emerged as a good T20 player and his rank is 10 in T20 international rankings. Hashim Amla’s base prize is 1.5 Crores in IPL Auction 2018.
#3 Shaun Marsh
Shaun Marsh was a part of KXIP in last IPL 2017 season. Marsh scored 264 runs at an average of 33. Shaun Marsh is one of the most destructive batsmen from Australia and doing well in limited overs cricket. Shaun Marsh was the highest run scorer or you can say orange cap holder in first IPL season. In IPL 2018 franchisee will definitely miss this deadliest left arm batsman. Shaun Marsh’s base prize is 1.5 Crores in IPL Auction 2018
#4 Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga is Sri Lankan fast bowler and highest wicket taker in all IPL Seasons. In IPL 2018 not a single franchisee interested to buy this fast bowler. In last season Lasith Malinga’s performance was not upto the mark and took only 11 wickets. Lasith Malinga’s base prize is 1 Crore in this season.
#5 Lendl Simmons
Lendl Simmons is destructive opening batsmen from West Indies and played for Mumbai Indians last year. Lendl Simmons base prize is 1.5 crores in this IPL 2018 auction. In 2017 Lendl Simmons doesn’t get enough chance from Mumbai Indians but he played well in that season.