‘It’s our shot to buy dinner next’, Mitchell Starc reacts after record-breaking IPL pay day

‘It’s our shot to buy dinner next’, Mitchell Starc reacts after record-breaking IPL pay day

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) shattered all records to sign Australian pacer Mitchell Starc for INR 24.75 crore in IPL 2024 auction on Tuesday.

In a record breaking day at the IPL 2024 Auction in Dubai on Tuesday. Australia’s pace duo Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins shattered all previous records as they breached the 20-crore mark.

While Cummins was first to set the record with a 20.5 crore pay day with Sunrisers Ahmedabad, Starc pipped his Australia skipper to emerge as the most expensive player in the tournament’s history. Starc was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping Rs 24.75 crore at the auction.

Reacting to his record-breaking pay day, Starc revealed that it was his wife Alyssa Healy who was constantly providing her updates from India.

“My wife Alyssa is actually over in India with the women’s team and I think coverage there was slightly ahead of time in Australia. So I was getting updates before I could see it on the screen” Starc revealed on Jio Cinema.

Former England skipper Eoin Morgan cheekily asked the Australia pacer on who is going to buy drinks tonight between the him and Cummins, Starc revealed that the team’s Test whatsapp group has been blowing off.

“Our Test whatsapp group is blowing off. Letting us know that it’s our shot to buy dinner and drinks. So, it might be a costly little trip to Melbourne for our boxing day Test,” the left-arm pacer revealed.


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