IPL-10 auction: Ishant, Morgan, Johnson in elite base price bracket

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New Delhi : The cash-rich Indian Premier League is all set for its 10th edition. The auctions will be held on 20th February in Bangalore.   

India pacer Ishant Sharma, England’s limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan and former Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson are in the highest base price of Rs 2 crore for IPL-10 player auction.

England allrounders Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins are the rest four in the elite bracket.

The Rs 1.5 crore bracket has England’s Johnny Bairstow, New Zealander Trent Boult, Australia’s Nathan Lyon and Brad Haddin, South African Kyle Abott and Jason Holder of the West Indies.

There are 160 capped players from eight countries leaving out Bangladesh and Pakistan and 639 from India, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and West Indies.

This is the last year, before all the team to remake their teams respectively.