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Glenn Maxwell Hit Jackpot in IPL 6 Auction

Posted on the 04 February 2013 by Azharnadeem

Glenn MaxwellGlenn Maxwell, the Victoria all-rounder, was the hottest property in the low-key Indian Premier League players’ auction, held in Chennai on Sunday.

The 24-year-old little-known Maxwell, who started a base price of $200,000, was eventually bought by Mumbai Indians for a monstrous $1 million.

Though Maxwell has had been ordinary at international level, but he is earned the reputation of a flamboyant striker and helpful spinner in the domestic circuit.

Maxwell’s compatriots Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting failed ot fetch more than their base price of $ 400,000. Ponting was sold out to Mumbai Indians while Clarke was snapped up by Sahara Pune Warriors.

The most expensive Indian player in the auction was all-rounder Abhishek Nayar, who was sold for $ 675,000 to Pune Warriors.

In all 37 cricketers were sold from a total number of 108 players in the auction.


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