IPL Auction: Kyle Jamieson bought for Rs. 15 crore

Rajdeep Saha
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IPL Auction: Kyle Jamieson bought for Rs. 15 crore
IPL Auction: Kyle Jamieson bought for Rs. 15 crore

18 Feb 2021: IPL Auction: Kyle Jamieson bought for Rs. 15 crore

New Zealand's rising sensation Kyle Jamieson attracted plenty of interest in the Indian Premier League mini-auction on Thursday.

The all-rounder has attracted a huge bid in the IPL Auction and will be plying his trade in the upcoming 2021 season.

Jamieson has been a crucial figure for the Black Caps of late and is making a mark.

Here are the details.

Tests: Jamieson has been impressive in Test cricket

The 26-year-old Jamieson has gained a lot of success since making his Test debut in 2020.

He has scored 226 runs in six Tests at 56.50.

He has also claimed a total of 36 scalps at just 13.27.

Jamieson has already accumulated four five-wicket hauls, with a best of 6/48.

RCB: RCB buy Jamieson for Rs. 15 crore

Jamieson is now the second-costliest player this season after Royals bought Chris Morris for Rs. 16.25 crore.

Morris became the most expensive signing in IPL history.

It was expected that teams will go big with Jamieson and Punjab Kings also went all the way for him.

However, RCB got hold of Jamieson in the end.

He will hope to make a mark.

Fact: Jamieson has an impressive record in T20s

In total, Jamieson has featured in 38 T20 matches, claiming an impressive 54 scalps so far. He has one five-wicket haul (6/7). The right-arm pacer has an impressive average of 20.59. With the bat, he has scored 190 runs.