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These players are the old lions of IPL auction, one even found a buyer at the age of 48.

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Oldest player bought in auction

IPL Auction 2024: From players to fans, everyone is eagerly waiting for the Indian Premier League 2024 auction. This time Dubai has been chosen as the venue of the IPL auction, where the players’ auction will be held on December 19. According to reports, this time a total of 1166 players have given their names for the auction. This list includes young to senior players. Let us tell you who is the oldest player bought in the history of IPL auction.

This player found a buyer at the age of 48

The name of the oldest player bought in the IPL auction is Praveen Tambe. Leg spinner Praveen Tambe was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in 2020 for Rs 20 lakh. Then his age was 48 years. Let us tell you that Praveen Tambe also made his debut in IPL at the age of 41. Then he became a part of the Rajasthan Royals team.

Second oldest player bought in auction

The second oldest player bought in the auction is Australia’s Brad Hogg. Kolkata Knight Riders bought Brad Hogg in 2015 when he was 44 years old. Bread Hog had got Rs 50 lakh in that auction.

This old player will play this time too

In the IPL 2023 auction, Lucknow Supergiants had placed a bet on 40-year-old leg spinner Amit Mishra. He was included in his team for Rs 50 lakh. Amit Mishra played 7 matches this season and performed well. Lucknow Supergiants have also retained Amit Mishra for IPL 2024.

Muttiah Muralitharan-Imran Tahir also included in the list

Royal Challengers Bangalore included Muttiah Muralitharan in their team in the IPL 2022 auction. He was 39 years old then. Royal Challengers Bangalore bought him for Rs 1.12 crore. Whereas, Imran Tahir was bought by Chennai Super Kings in the 2018 IPL auction. He was 38 years old then.

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