The players’ auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is scheduled to be held in Chennai on Thursday (February 18). There are 62 spots to fill for all eight teams and a total of 292 players will be involved in this auction.
Maxwell, who was bought by Kings XI Punjab last year for Rs 10.7 crore, was given a franchise by this year’s auction The releaseDid it. Maxwell scored only 108 runs in the IPL 2020 in the UAE last year.
Despite his poor performance last season, Maxwell could be one of the players selected in the auction this year and he is expected to receive a large amount once again. Ahead of the IPL 2021 player auction, the Australian star has expressed his desire to play for Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Maxwell expressed interest in playing for RCB in the IPL and said it would be good for him to play under Kohli’s direction. RCB want to include some players in the middle order in the auction and fit perfectly for the Maxwell Kohli-led team.
Maxwell said, “I get on well with Virat. It will definitely be good to work under Virat and will definitely enjoy batting with him. ”
He went on to say, “It would be wonderful to work with him and he has always been an assistant for traveling with me.” Whenever I’ve played with him, everything has been fantastic. ”
Maxwell has been one of the highest-grossing foreign players in the IPL for years. However, his performance with the bat has been quite poor over the past few seasons. It remains to be seen whether the explosive right-handers still manage to attract the franchisees and win another major contract this year. Maxwell has scored 1505 runs in 82 IPL matches at an average of 22.13 and a strike rate of over 150.