IPL 2023: Most-expensive Sam Curran joins Punjab Kings; Cameron Green, Rohit Sharma spotted with Mumbai Indians ahead of Blockbuster RCB clash, CHECK pics
IPL 2023: Ahead of the start of the Indian Premier League 2023 season on March 31, several local and foreign players have…
IPL 2023: Ahead of the start of the Indian Premier League 2023 season on March 31, several local and foreign players have started to join their respective teams. The most expensive player in the IPL auction Sam Curran has joined Punjab Kings, While Aussie young gun Cameron Green has reached the Mumbai Indians camp before his debut season and India skipper Rohit Sharma also joined his side ahead of their clash against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Follow Indian Premier League 2023 Live Updates with Insidesport.IN
In the first match of the IPL 2023, defending champions Gujarat Titans (GT) will take on 4-time champs Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on March 31.
Sam Curran joins Punjab Kings before the start of IPL 2023
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) March 27, 2023
Punjab Kings (PBKS) posted a video that shows Sam Curran reaching Chandigarh before the team’s first match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on 1st April. Curran made the headlines during the IPL 2023 auction after he was bought for INR 18.50 crore, making him the most expensive pick in IPL history.
In the 3 seasons Curran has played, he has managed to score 337 runs at an average of 22.46 but has a healthy strike rate of 149.77. Curran’s record with the ball isn’t that great in the IPL but his performance in the 2022 T20 World Cup made him a go-to option for every franchise. Curran was awarded man of the match as well as man of the tournament award after England won the final against Pakistan.
Mumbai Indians welcome Cameron Green and their captain Rohit Sharma
All rounder Cam Green has joined the Mumbai Indians (MI) squad ahead of their clash versus RCB in the 5th match of the tournament on 2nd April. Green was picked up by MI for a whooping INR 17.50 crore, making him the 2nd most expensive pick after Sam Curran in IPL history.
This is Green debut season and even though he is playing as an all-rounder, he will only bowl in matches after the 17th of April as he isn’t deemed fit to bowl until them Cricket Australia (CA)
Captain and 5 time champion Rohit Sharma also joins his side before their clash. The local boy has joined the Mumbai camp after his first ODI series defeat as an Indian captain to Australia on 22th March. The series was tied 1-1 before the last ODI, which Australia clinched by 21 runs.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) March 27, 2023
Mumbai Indian welcomed their captain after posted his picture with a caption ‘आपला मुंबईकर’ as he return to Mumbai after playing the 3rd ODI vs Australia in Chennai.