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Brendon McCullum, Corey Anderson headline Kiwis up for grabs in IPL auction

A strong pool of Kiwi talent is on offer for this year's Indian Premier League auction.

Thirteen Kiwis are amongst the 346 cricketers shortlisted in this year's auction which takes place on December 18 - 226 of the players up for grabs are from India.

But leading the charge for the New Zealand cricketer is Brendon McCullum and Corey Anderson who are among the top-tier talent available for the 2019 season.

Both McCullum and Anderson were released by IPL side Royal Challengers Bangalore last month, making them available for offers.

The duo are two of nine players with a base price of 200 lakh rupees (NZ$401,900) alongside other big names such as Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga and Englishman Chris Woakes.

Other Kiwis on the table include Martin Guptill and Lockie Ferguson, who are available at the base price of 100 lakh rupees (NZ$200,980).

Luke Ronchi and Doug Bracewell are also listed but among those available at lower prices.

Kiwis available in IPL auction:

200 lakh rupees (NZ$401,900)
Brendon McCullum - batsman
Corey Anderson - all-rounder

100 lakh rupees (NZ$200,980)
Martin Guptill - batsman
Lockie Ferguson – fast bowler

75 lakh rupees (NZ$150,735)
Luke Ronchi – wicketkeeper
James Neesham – all-rounder
Matt Henry – fast bowler

50 lakh rupees (NZ$100,490)
Glenn Phillips – batsman
Anton Devcich – batsman
Doug Bracewell – all-rounder
Seth Rance – fast bowler
Neil Wagner – fast bowler

20 lakh rupees (NZ$40,196)
Blair Tickner – fast bowler
 

Brendon McCullum bats for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.
Brendon McCullum bats for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Source: Getty


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