Ben Stokes Base Price in IPL 2017 Auctions
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Kolkata Knight Riders
Sun Risers Hyderabad
Question in detail
Ben stokes in IPL 2017 auction: Arguably one of the best all rounders in recent times, Ben Stokes is certainly going to be an interesting buy this IPL auction. Spectators will have a close eye on who will buy him and who will miss. A tremendous fielder, attacking batsmen and a wicket-taking bowler, Ben Stokes is complete package across formats and this places him in the top bracket. He carries a base price of INR 2 Crore, the highest this season. Expected to be sold at around 6 to 7 Crore, Ben Stokes could also be the most expensive players of IPL 2017 and this wouldn't surprise us much.
Amongst a very few teams prone to buy Ben Stokes is Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Why? Stokes fits in RCB's requirements of an attacking all-rounder in the middle order. Stokes is undoubtedly one who can change the course of the match single handedly, and RCB's captain Virat Kohli is well aware of the fact. Ben Stokes has shown a great character over the years and his fighting spirit on the field is worth praising. His availability in the middle-order will give RCB some extra boost and the balance they need.
Kohli's extolment of Ben Stokes during England's tour India gave rise to the speculations that he wants the English all-rounder to be a part of his team (RCB) this IPL season. While many took it as a hint that RCB's captain is keen to buy Stokes, only time will tell which team buys Ben stokes in IPL 2017 auction. Also, there are chances of other franchises outbidding RCB to get Stokes in their team.
Available for auction for the first time, Ben Stokes is supposed to be the most expensive players of IPL 2017. Whether or not, Stokes will catch billions eyes when the franchises bid a price for him. How much do expect will Stokes be bought for? Well, no exact figure can be estimated at this stage, whereas if your expected price exceeds 6 Crore, you might win the bet.
Which IPL team will buy English all rounder Ben Stokes?