Arjun Tendulkar, son of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, has registered for the Indian Premier League (ipl 2021 auction) auction to be held on February 18. Left-arm fast bowler Arjun has kept his base price at Rs 20 lakh.
On hearing the news of Arjun’s registration for IPL auction, fans on social media Twitter began to speculate about which team they can choose. Most fans believe that Arjun too can play on behalf of Mumbai Indians like his father. Sachin played 78 matches in IPL in which he has scored 2334 runs.
814 players from India registered
814 players from India and 283 players from overseas have registered. These include 56 from the West Indies, 42 from Australia and 38 from South Africa.
863 players who have not played in the senior team yet
The last date for registration of the players expired on Thursday. The list also includes a total of 207 international players, including 21 cricketers who have played for India. 27 players from Associate countries have registered. Apart from this, there are 863 players who have not yet represented their country’s senior team. These include 743 Indian and 68 foreign players. There are 50 Indian players who have not represented the country but have played at least one IPL match. Two foreign players are also included in this list.
Auction on February 18
A statement issued by the IPL on Friday said, “If each franchise holds a maximum of 25 players in its team, 61 players will be bought at the auction (22 of which may be foreign players).” The auction will start at 3 pm local time, one day after the second Test match between India and England.