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‘Thrilled’ Mitchell Starc reacts after record-breaking payday with KKR at IPL 2024 Auction

‘Thrilled’ Mitchell Starc reacts after record-breaking payday with KKR at IPL 2024 Auction

The 32-year-old fast bowler, who last participated in the IPL in 2015, has consistently been a force to reckon with on the international stage.

In a historic turn of events at the IPL 2024 Auction in Dubai, Australian pace sensation Mitchell Starc shattered all previous records, emerging as the most expensive player in the tournament’s history. Starc secured a jaw-dropping payday of Rs 24.75 crore as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) enthusiastically acquired him for the upcoming season.

Expressing his excitement and gratitude to the KKR fans, Starc took to Instagram in a video message, saying, “Hey KKR fans. I am thrilled to join the team for this year’s IPL. And I can’t wait to get to Eden Gardens to experience home fans, home crowd, and the atmosphere. Look forward to seeing you then. Ami KKR.”

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Mitchell Starc returns to IPL 2024

The 32-year-old fast bowler, who last participated in the IPL in 2015, has consistently been a force to reckon with on the international stage. Mitchell Starc return to the IPL comes with high expectations, and KKR has shown tremendous faith in Starc’s bowling prowess by securing his services for a record-breaking amount.

The Kolkata-based franchise, led by the charismatic ownership of Shah Rukh Khan, has made a bold statement in the auction room by acquiring Starc at a price that has sent shockwaves through the cricketing world.

As fans eagerly anticipate Starc’s explosive performances on the field, the IPL 2024 season is already shaping up to be one for the record books. Stay tuned for the thrilling cricketing spectacle as Starc takes center stage at Eden Gardens for Kolkata Knight Riders.

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