IPL 2024: Wife Alyssa Healy's reaction on husband Mitchell Starc being sold for Rs 24.75 crore goes viral

Mitchell Starc Indian Premier League 2024: Starc was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in a record-breaking bid of Rs 24.75 crore. He broke the record set a few minutes earlier by his World Cup-winning captain Pat Cummins, who became the first player to cross the Rs 20 crore mark when he was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 20.50 crore.

Dec 20, 2023 - 18:10
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IPL 2024: Wife Alyssa Healy's reaction on husband Mitchell Starc being sold for Rs 24.75 crore goes viral

Australia women's team captain Alyssa Healy on Wednesday described husband Mitchell Starc's unprecedented deal in the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction as an "incredible moment" and a "fantastic day". Healy said Starc becoming the most expensive player in the history of the rich league at Rs 24.75 crore is justified by his hard work and putting the country ahead of IPL money.

On Tuesday, Starc was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders in a record-breaking bid of Rs 24.75 crore. He broke the record set a few minutes earlier by his World Cup-winning captain Pat Cummins, who became the first player to cross the Rs 20 crore mark when he was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 20.50 crore.

Healy, who is leading the women's team in a multi-format series against Harmanpreet Kaur's Indian team in India, was asked to answer questions on the IPL auction at the pre-match press conference ahead of the one-off Test against India starting at the Wankhede on Thursday. had to face.

Healy, 33, joked that she would not answer any questions related to the IPL, calling it "just as it is". Healy said, "Okay. We'll get the IPL out of the way, won't we? Look, it is like that. It's an amazing moment for Mitch."

He said the huge interest generated is justified by the hard work done by Starc and the sacrifices he has made by missing the IPL for eight years. Healy added, "I think it's a great vindication for their hard work and probably some of the choices they've made over the last eight years to put their country first. So, yes, a good day. "

The Australian women's team captain, who comes from a cricketing family as her uncle Ian Healy played for Australia, said she was not partying during the auction but was instead working out in the gym ahead of the series against India. Were.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer