It’s great news that Aaron Finch, the first century-maker of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, will be joining the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). His acquisition by Mumbai Indians in the IPL auction for $661,000 demonstrates the team’s confidence in his abilities. Mumbai Indians have been quite successful in the IPL, and Finch’s addition will undoubtedly bolster their squad.
The auction also saw significant bids for other players, with Yuvraj Singh getting the highest bid at $3.3 million, making him a valuable addition to the Delhi Daredevils. Angelo Mathews and Amit Mishra were among other notable signings for Delhi. Sunrisers Hyderabad secured Eoin Morgan, Kevin Pietersen, and Kane Williamson, further strengthening their squad.
Meanwhile, Royal Challengers Bangalore went for Dinesh Karthik in a $2.17 million deal, and Kings XI Punjab added Murali Vijay to their lineup.
It’s worth noting that players like Hashim Amla, Kumar Sangakkara, and Mahela Jayawardene did not find buyers in the initial phase of the IPL auction. They will have another opportunity to be picked in the next phase of the auction.
Aaron Finch’s participation in the IPL is sure to excite fans, and his performances will be closely watched during the tournament.