A combined tally of 188 Tests and 12,272 runs is very hard to ignore, but with both 35, and enduring a dry spell of runs, the selectors deemed it the best time to pass on the baton to the younger players.
The 11th edition of cash-rich Indian Premier League is set to start in the first week of the April and before the tournament, the mega-auction of players are going to take place in Bangalore on 27th and 28th January.
In the IPL players’ auction, 578 capped, uncapped players from different nations will go under the hammer.
Earlier, 18 players, including Indian skipper Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel were retained by their respective franchises. Meanwhile, 182 players out of 578 will be picked by different teams during the auction.
Earlier, IPL had made the headlines when a record 1,122 players had expressed the desire to take part in the league.
In the final list of 578 players, 360 are Indian and 218 are foreign players. In 360 players, 13 players have kept their base price for Rs 2 crores.
Here is the list of Indian players with the top base price:
R Ashwin base price- 2 crore.
Gautam Gambhir base price- 2 crore.
Shikhar Dhawan base price- 2 crore.
Ajinkya Rahane base price- 2 crore.
Harbhajan Singh base price- 2 crore.
Yuvraj Singh base price- 2 crore.
M Vijay base price- 2 crore.
KL Rahul base price- 2 crore.
Kedar Jadhav base price- 2 crore.
Dinesh Karthik base price- 2 crore.
Robin Uthappa base price- 2 crore.
Yuzvendra Chahal base price- 2 crore.
Karn Sharma base price- 2 crore.