Wednesday, 3 February 2016

IPL Auction 2016: India U-19 batsman Rishabh Pant happy to play for any franchise

All of the IPL Franchies will be keen to pick up some of the biggest names of the world cricket during the IPL Auction 2016. IPL 2016 players auction will be held on Saturday Feb, 06 in Bengaluru.

The Franchies will also be having their eyes on the younger players as well who can be bought at a bargain, while can contribute to the team as well.

One of the players who will have a slight edge over other young guns from India will be India U-19 opener Rishabh Pant.

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Pant, who is destructive batsman, has made his case even stronger scoring the fastest fifty in U-19 cricket, with his 18-balls half-century for India against Nepal in the ongoing 2016 U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh on Monday.

Such an innings must have caught the eyes of all the participating teams in the ninth edition of the IPL, which is set to kickstart on 9 April. The left-hander's 24-ball 78, which included nine fours and five sixes, is just the kind of innings that IPL franchises love to see.

Each and every cricketer dreams of playing in the IPL, which gives them a chance to rub shoulders with some of the big names of world cricket. Pant is no different, and the youngster is keen to make an impact in the IPL this season, provided he is bought by someone at the IPL 2016 Player Auction.

"It [IPL auction] is always on the mind, but it wasn't during the match. I don't know anyone there [in the IPL], koi bhi franchise mile, chalega, [I am okay to be picked up any franchise]" The Indian Express quoted Pant as saying.

 he performs consistently at such a level, he can also dream about wearing the India cap in the near future, which will in turn help him bag mega IPL deals.


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