IPL Auction 2021: Delhi Capitals will look to bolster bench strength, says assistant coach Mohammad Kaif
DC finished runners-up in the last edition and would like to do one better with a good bench strength this year, which became a problem last season during the business end of the tournament.
Here's all you need to know regarding the IPL 2021 auction which is slated to begin on 18th February in Chennai.
A total of 292 players have been enlisted for the shortened auctions - 164 of them Indian and 125 overseas. There will also be three associate players in the auction.
Maxwell, known for his big hitting in T20 cricket, is among 292 players that are up for grabs at the IPL auction to be held on Thursday.
IPL Auction 2021: MI likely to bolster spin attack, DC expected to go for all-rounders on bargain day
In this piece, we will look to analyse the possible auction strategies of five-time winners and present defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and the runners-up of IPL 2020, Delhi Capitals (DC).
IPL Auction 2021: Harbhajan Singh, Mohammed Azharuddeen and other Indian players who can spark a bidding war
We take a look at 10 Indian players who can spark a bidding war at IPL auction 2021.
A total of 164 Indians along with 128 overseas cricketers will be up for grabs this time around and the franchises have already set their plan of action to fetch their preferred players at the right price. Here's looking at KKR and SRH's auction strategy.
The 21-year-old left-handed Arjun hit five fours and eight sixes during his blistering knock. He picked off-spinner Hashir Dafedar for special treatment, hitting the bowler for five sixes in one over.
IPL had earlier announced that its auction is to be held on 18 February, with teams set to splash out more than $25 million dollars (20.64 million euros) to hire stars from around the world.
Under Smith's captaincy, the inaugural edition champions RR finished last in IPL 2020 in the UAE, where the star Australian batsman played all the 14 league matches and scored 311 runs at a strike rate of 131.
Harbhajan Singh was a part of the CSK team that won the Indian Premier League title in 2018, coming back after a two-year suspension.