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IPL 2021: Didn’t know the way a lot is Rs 15 crores in New Zealand {dollars}, says Kyle Jamieson


New Zealand all-rounder Kyle Jamieson was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping quantity of Rs 15 crores within the IPL mini-auction on Thursday. The Bangalore-based IPL franchise obtained maintain of the Kiwi cricketer after an enthralling bidding struggle in opposition to the opposite franchises, making him the fourth-expensive choose within the historical past of the match.

Reflecting again on his worth, Jamieson puzzled how a lot Rs 15 crores would convert into his nation’s forex.

“I awoke round midnight and determined to examine the cellphone. Moderately than attempting to keep away from the state of affairs, (I assumed) I’ll sit again and luxuriate in it. It was definitely a bizarre hour and a half ready for my title to be referred to as up,” Jamieson was quoted as saying by stuff.co.nz.

“I had a message from Shane Bond (former New Zealand pacer and Mumbai Indians bowling coach) because it was going and he mentioned, ‘How good is that this’.

“I didn’t really know what the amount of cash, how that translated to New Zealand {dollars}. It was fairly cool to share that second with him and journey that two or three minutes with him.” Jamieson added.

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Aside from RCB, Jamieson additionally drew pursuits from the Delhi Capitals and the Punjab Kings camp within the public sale on Thursday.

Jamieson shall be participating within the upcoming T20Is in opposition to Australia, ranging from February 22.

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