PCB & PSL brutally trolled after Cummins and Starc wins highest Bid in IPL

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PCB & PSL brutally trolled after Cummins and Starc wins highest Bid in IPL

In a surprising twist at the IPL auction, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Pakistan Super League (PSL) became the playful targets of trolling when Australian players Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc clinched the highest bids. The IPL’s undeniable allure, showcased by Cummins and Starc’s impressive bids, sparked a wave of good-natured banter on social media aimed at the PCB and PSL. Cricket fans worldwide quickly turned to humor, highlighting the light-hearted rivalry between the two premier T20 leagues. The IPL’s knack for attracting top talent became a friendly centrepiece for online jokes and jests.

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Cummins and Starc got the highest bid

In a historic twist during the 2024 IPL auction in Dubai, the cricketing world witnessed a seismic shift as the Sunrisers Hyderabad made waves by investing an unprecedented โ‚น20.5 crore to enlist the skills of Australian captain Pat Cummins. To their surprise, Cummins’ groundbreaking acquisition was soon eclipsed by his compatriot, Mitchell Starc. Not only did Starc surpass Cummins, but he also claimed the title of the league’s most expensive player to date. The Kolkata Knight Riders secured Starc’s services at a staggering โ‚น24.75 crore, etching a new chapter in the IPL’s illustrious history.

In a noteworthy twist, Mitchell Starc stages a triumphant comeback to the Kolkata Knight Riders, a team he previously played for in 2015. This reunion with the two-time IPL champions enhances the captivating storyline.

The jaw-dropping โ‚น24.75 crore bid for Starc not only broke records but also exceeded the substantial amount invested in Cummins. The Kolkata Knight Riders spared no cost in acquiring Starc’s services, emphasizing the tremendous value they attribute to his exceptional skills as a fast bowler.

The extravagant expenditures in the IPL auction stirred a flurry of responses, especially from Indian cricket enthusiasts. Social media platforms experienced an influx of memes and comments playfully teasing Pakistan and the PCB for the substantial amounts invested in Australian players. This unforeseen turn introduced an amusing dimension to the ongoing drama in the cricketing sphere. Here is the list of total salary of top 11 players in PSL 2023.

Final squads for these teams

KKR Squad

Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Shreyas Iyer (c), Jason Roy, Sunil Narine, Suyash Sharma, Anukul Roy, Andre Russell, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshit Rana, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy, KS Bharat, Chetan Sakariya, Mitchell Starc, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Ramandeep Singh, Sherfane Rutherford, Manish Pandey, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Gus Atkinson, Sakib Hussain.

SRH Squad

Abdul Samad, Abhishek Sharma, Aiden Markram (c), Marco Jansen, Rahul Tripathi, Washington Sundar, Glenn Phillips, Sanvir Singh, Heinrich Klaasen, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mayank Agarwal, T. Natarajan, Anmolpreet Singh, Mayank Markande, Upendra Singh Yadav, Umran Malik, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Shahbaz Ahmed, Travis Head, Wanindu Hasaranga, Pat Cummins, Jaydev Unadkat, Akash Singh, Jhathavedh Subramanyan.

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