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Liam Livingstone goes to Punjab Kings for ₹11.5 crore

Liam Livingstone goes to Punjab Kings for ₹11.5 crore

Day two of the continued Tata Indian Premiere League(IPL) mega public sale noticed the primary large purchase from Punjab Kings who acquired England all-rounder Liam Livingstone for 11.5 crore. He turned the most costly abroad participant this season to this point. On day one of many public sale Sri Lankan cricketer Wanindu Hasaranga was purchased by RCB at 10.75 crore.

Livingstone, 28, is a graduate of the Lancashire Cricket Academy and has now made 163 appearances for the Club. The hard-hitting batsman from Barrow averages a contact under 40 in First-Class cricket and his devastating strike fee of over 140 in T20 cricket has earned him a repute as one of many world’s most explosive short-form cricketers.

However the primary session’s spotlight was Livingstone, who hit the million greenback plus mark with 5 groups bidding for him at one cut-off date.

However it should be talked about that Livingstone performed for Rajasthan Royals within the earlier season and did not really carry out nicely on gradual tracks however franchises with nonetheless slots to stuffed (minimal 18 per squad) regarded determined for him.

His type has led to call-ups into England’s white-ball squads – most not too long ago that includes within the ICC T20 World Cup this winter – and appearances in T20 leagues around the globe together with the Indian Premier League, Big Bash, and Pakistan Super League.

Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) entered late however Punjab Kings bagged Livingstone ultimately for 11.50 crore. Livingstone was the primary participant in Set 2 of the all-rounders and attracted bids from Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to star with.

Meanwhile, India batter Cheteshwar Pujara, England skipper Eoin Morgan. Australia skipper Aaron Finch went unsold within the first spherical of bidding.

*with inputs from businesses

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