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“Second Rate Australians” Get Noticed At IPL Auction Ahead Of New Zealand Players, Says Simon Doull | Cricket News

New Zealand Players Continually Overlooked For

New Zealand gamers kind a huddle throughout a white-ball recreation.© AFP

Former New Zealand quick bowler Simon Doull on Monday took at dig on the Australian gamers who fetched bumper IPL contracts within the IPL 2021 Auction held final week in Chennai. The cricketer-turned commentator, replying to a Ravichandran Ashwin tweet, mentioned that New Zealand gamers have been “continually overlooked for second rate Australians” for years now. Doull, in his tweet, additionally expressed his considerations relating to the truth that Big Bash League is the one competitors apart from IPL that franchises have a look at earlier than making their picks on the public sale.

“Not sure it matters @ashwinravi99 NZ players have continually been overlooked for second rate Australians in the IPL for years. Seems outside of IPL big bash is the only comp looked at.. #player #NZcricket,” Doull wrote, replying to Ashwin’s tweet.

Here’s the tweet:

Doull’s reply got here in response to R Ashwin’s tweet the place he praised Devon Conway’s blistering knock in opposition to Australia and joked that he was “just 4 days late” as his knock got here 4 days after the IPL 2021 public sale came about.

New Zealand batsman Devon Conway blasted 99 not out off simply 59 balls which helped his aspect register a complete victory over Australia within the first T20I in Christchurch.

Conway, who had stored his base worth at Rs 50 lakh for the public sale, went unsold as not one of the franchises confirmed any curiosity in him, regardless of him being in nice kind for his nationwide aspect.


However, his countrymen Kyle Jamieson (Rs 15 crore) and Adam Milne (Rs 3.2 crore) acquired good-looking IPL contracts on the public sale as they had been picked up by RCB and Mumbai Indians respectively.

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) broke their financial institution to accumulate the providers of the tall New Zealand quick bowler Jamieson, making him the second-most costly participant on this public sale, whereas five-time champions Mumbai Indians added Milne to their roster.

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