Indian Premier League IPL 2021: With the conclusion of IPL 2021 auctions in Chennai on Thursday (February 18) where K Gowtham became the most expensive ever, among uncapped Indian players, Shahrukh Khan also earned a whopping IPL contract too. Indian cricket legendary Sachin Tendulkar has posted a pie chart in his 100 MB App that shows the statistics of the Indian players being shortlisted for the upcoming edition of IPL 2021 segregated by their domestic team.
According to these stats, Karthik's Tamil Nadu (13) contributed the most number of players in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), then came Mumbai and Punjab (12 each) and Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh (11 each) followed by Delhi (9) and Kerala (8).
In reply, the former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik took to his official Twitter handle and captioned the post, ''What a proud feeling. Well done to all the other states too.''
Earlier, 100MB tweeted ''When it comes to contributing players to IPL, teams like Tamil Nadu, Mumbai, Punjab, Karnataka & Uttar Pradesh are at the forefront.''
Moreover, Puducherry, Goa, Assam, Bihar, Hyderabad, and Himachal Pradesh have a single player to be a part of the rich-cash league, beginning this April. However, the BCCI is yet to officially announce the start date for the IPL 2021. The BCCI is planning to conduct the IPL in India but SeeLatest understands that a formal decision has not been taken yet, however, it is expected to start on April 10.
The pacers in the likes of Jhye Richardson, Adam Milne, and Nathan Coulter-Nile attracted huge bids in the recently concluded IPL 2021 auction, former KKR captain Dinesh Karthik took to Twitter to give a jubilant reaction. Karthik joked that his mother had suggested him to become a fast-bowler but he ended up listening to his father’s advice and took up wicket-keeping and batting.
My mom had suggested me to become a fast bowler , but I ended up listening to my dad 🤦🏻♂️🤷🏼♂️ . My mom always had the vision in the house, it’s pretty obvious now , isn’t it 😋😅#IPLAuction2021 #fastbowlersdealinginmillions— DK (@DineshKarthik) February 18, 2021
“My mom had suggested me to become a fast bowler, but I ended up listening to my dad