IPL 2023 Auction: ‘Old Lions’ return in IPL, these 3 Indian players sold unsold in mega auction
Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla and Ishant Sharma: Amit Mishra was bought by Lucknow Super Giants, while Piyush Chawla was bought by Mumbai Indians and Ishant Sharma by Delhi Capitals.
Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla and Ishant Sharma Sold in IPL Auction: In the mini auction of Indian Premier League 2023 (IPL Auction 2023), three legendary players of Indian cricket Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla and Ishant Sharma found buyers. Before IPL 2022 (IPL 2022), all three players were left unsold in the mega auction. After this, it was believed that he would not get a buyer in this auction, all three players were sold at the base price.
Amit Mishra, the oldest player of this year’s IPL auction, was bought by Lucknow Supergiants (LSG) for 50 lakhs. He is one of the most successful bowlers in the league. He has taken hat-trick 3 times. He was a part of Delhi Capitals (DC) in IPL 2021. The 40-year-old leg-spinner has taken 166 wickets in 154 matches at an economy of 7.35. 5 wickets for 17 runs has been his best performance.
At the same time, Piyush Chawla was bought by Mumbai Indians (MI) for 50 lakhs. In IPL 2021 too, he was a part of Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians (MI). The 33-year-old has taken 157 wickets in 165 matches at an economy of 7.88. 4 wickets for 17 runs has been his best.
Ishant Sharma, running out of Team India, was bought by Delhi Capitals (DC) for 50 lakhs. Even in the year 2021, he was a part of the franchise led by Rishabh Pant. The 34-year-old fast bowler has taken 84 wickets in 95 matches at an economy of 7.96 in his IPL career. His best is 5 wickets for 12 runs.