IPL 2023: There will be a mini-auction for the IPL 2023 season on December 23 in Kochi. There are up to 405 players available, but only 87 slots on the ten teams. A number of cricket legends will form an expert panel for the IPL auction.
Mr. IPL Suresh Raina, Mr. 360 AB de Villiers, and Universe Boss Chris Gayle will all be there when the IPL 2023 Mini Auction begins. Even though they won’t be participating in the auction, they will nonetheless present it to their supporters on December 23.
Suresh Raina will continue to educate the fans as a part of the esteemed expert panel for the IPL 2023 mini-auction. Although he hasn’t yet joined a team’s coaching staff, Raina just announced his departure from the IPL.
Suresh Raina joins the commentary box for the IPL 2022. He placed a bid in the IPL 2022 mega-auction, however, he wasn’t chosen. He will be joined by veteran IPL players Chris Gayle and Eoin Morgan, a former captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders.
When Gayle decided not to take part in the IPL 2022 mega-auction, his IPL career was ended. Morgan is still available in the massive auction. He led KKR to the IPL final match in 2021.
IPL 2023: Suresh Raina To Return For Indian Premier League in Expert Panel
Top cricketers have been gathered by Viacom18 Sports for the eagerly awaited mini-auction for the IPL 2023. That is slated to take place on December 23 in Kochi. Eoin Morgan and Chris Gayle will be on the panel alongside Suresh Raina when he returns as a cricket expert.
From a total of 991 players who registered to compete for 87 auction places. The BCCI has selected 405 individuals, including 132 foreign players. The names who are anticipated to garner media attention include Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, and Cameron Green. The 10 teams could go into bidding wars over Indian stars like Mayank Agarwal, Ajinkya Rahane & Ishant Sharma.
After leaving the Indian Premier League, Suresh Raina hasn’t joined a coaching staff. As a respected expert on the panel for Jio Sports’ IPL 2023 mini-auction. While Suresh Raina will continue to share his knowledge with fans. The platform is the owner of the IPL’s digital rights; Star Sports is the owner of the television rights.
After being released by Chennai Super Kings, the 36-year-old registered his name for the mega auction last year. But no franchises expressed interest in him during the two-day event, and he went unsold. The southpaw made his professional debut as a commentator and broadcaster. He was a member of the Star Sports IPL Hindi commentary team for the IPL 2022.
With 5528 runs in 205 games, including a century and 39 half-centuries with a strike rate of 136.76 and an average of 32.52. Suresh Raina is seventh in IPL history for runs scored. He played for India in 18 Tests, 226 ODIs, and 78 T20 Internationals before retiring from international cricket in August 2020. Earlier this year, the southpaw agreed to a deal with the Deccan Gladiators for the Abu Dhabi T-10 League in 2022.
IPL 2023: Who Said What
1. Suresh Raina:
“I am coming back to the IPL armed with a mike in hand. It is exciting to be a part of the IPL Player Auction 2023 along with my friends and former teammates and engage with fans across India,” said Suresh Raina.
2. AB de Villiers:
“India is a very special place and to come back to the IPL in a new avatar with JioCinema will is an intriguing prospect. I hope fans enjoy and appreciate my work with a mic in hand in tow with these luminaries.” said AB de Villiers.