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Did the teams make a big mistake in the IPL auction? Didn’t bet on this star player, scored centuries in two consecutive T20Is

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This star player remained unsold in IPL auction

IPL 2024 Auction: IPL 2024 auction was historic. This time all records were broken in the auction. Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc became the most expensive player in the history of IPL with Rs 24.75 crore. This time, all 10 franchises together bought a total of 72 players in the auction. But no team bet on a star player. This player has caught everyone’s attention by scoring centuries in consecutive T20Is.

Bets were not played on this star player in the auction

England wicketkeeper-batsman Phil Salt remained unsold in the auction this time. Salt was a part of Delhi Capitals till last year. But this time Delhi did not retain him. Phil Salt had entered the auction with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. But he could not find a buyer. Phil Salt is currently on the West Indies tour with the England team. On this tour, he has scored centuries in two consecutive T20 International matches.

Became the third batsman to do so in T20I

In the fourth T20 match played between West Indies and England, Salt scored 110 runs in 57 balls with the help of seven fours and 10 sixes. Earlier on 16 December also, Phil Salt had played an unbeaten inning of 109 runs. With this, he has become the third batsman to score two consecutive centuries in T20 International. Despite this brilliant performance, he remained unsold in the auction.

England team registered a big victory

In the fourth match of the T20 series, England batted first and scored a huge score of 267 runs with the help of Phil Salt’s century. In response to this big target, West Indies team collapsed for 192 runs. With this, the series between the two teams is tied at 2-2. Now the winner will be decided in the last match of the series.

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