R3.5m IPL base price for Kallis

2014-01-30 12:01
Jacques Kallis (File)
Cape Town - Jacques Kallis is the only South African cricketer that has attracted the highest base price of R3.5m for next month's IPL auction.

Kallis has previously represented the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders.

According to the Volksblad website, he is one of 31 players valued at the maximum base price of R3.5m on 233-man international player list announced on Wednesday.

Another list - of non-international players - will be announced shortly.

Proteas ODI wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock's entry-level price is R1.75m, while Faf du Plessis and Morné Morkel's reserve price is more than R2.6m.

Three South Africans - AB de Villiers (Royal Challengers Bangalore), David Miller (Kings XI Punjab) and Dale Steyn (Sunrisers Hyderabad) - were earlier retained by their franchises.

The IPL auction is scheduled for February 12 and 13 in Bangalore.

Players valued at the maximum base price:

Dinesh Karthik, Praveen Kumar, Amit Mishra, Ashish Nehra, Pragyan Ojha, Yusuf Pathan, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Manoj Tiwary, Robin Uthappa, Murali Vijay, George Bailey, Brad Haddin, Brad Hodge, Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Brett Lee, Shaun Marsh, James Pattinson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Alex Hales, Samit Patel, Kevin Pietersen, Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor, Jacques Kallis, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews, Marlon Samuels

South African players at the auction with international experience: Yusuf Abdulla, Gulam Bodi, Nicky Bojé, Johan Botha, Quinton de Kock, Marchant de Lange, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, Dean Elgar, Herschelle Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Justin Kemp, Rory Kleinveldt, Richard Levi, Neil McKenzie, Ryan McLaren, Albie Morkel, Morné Morkel, Chris Morris, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Imran Tahir, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Vaughn van Jaarsveld, Dane Vilas

Visit ESPNcricinfo for a full list of players at the IPL auction.

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