New Delhi: MS Dhoni’s Jharkhand teammate Ishank Jaggi makes it to the list of players available to picked at the IPL 2017 auction, beginning February 20. Ishank wasn’t part of the initial list published on IPL website which had a total of 351 players, soon after he stole the show with a splendid knock in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Inter Zonal Trophy, he was added to the list as 352nd player.
The list shows his name with a base price of Rs. 10 lakh, however, no official statement was released confirming his inclusion.
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Jaggi’s unbeaten knock of 51 against Central Zone together with a 51-ball 90 against South Zone is considered to be the prime reason behind his inclusion. From the three games he has played in the tournament, he averages 74 with a strike rate of 155.78, which will interest many potential franchises and considering the fact that he would be a local buy, the interest could even intensify.
Jaggi also had an enjoyable Ranji Trophy as Jharkhand entered semi-finals of the tournament. He scored 890 runs from 10 games at an average of 59.33 with four centuries to finish as his sides top run-getter.
The opening batsman would particularly suit teams like ings XI Punjab who have had problems with their opening pairing in the past seasons.
The 10th edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League is scheduled to start from April 5, the auction for which will begin on Februrary 20.
Source: Zee News