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Warne: Gayle and Malinga ‘priced wrong' in The Hundred draft

Posted On: 21 Oct 2019   |   Posted By: Cricket365

Australian legend Shane Warne, head coach of London Spirit, suggested Gayle and Malinga were not selected in the first edition of The Hundred draft as they had over-priced themselves.
Both Gayle and Malinga had priced themselves in the top bracket of £125,000 and Warne insists they would have been snapped up had their price been even one step lower.
“I think they priced themselves wrong,” Warne said.
“If they'd gone in at £100,000 and not £125,000, I think they'd have been picked up.”
Northern Superchargers counterpart Darren Lehmann added: “It was a tough one, they've been superstars for so long but then the next generation is knocking on the door...you've only got two picks at £125,000.”
Afghanistan's Rashid Khan was the first pick of the night with almost half of the other ‘top bracket picks' Australians .
England's man of the moment, Ben Stokes, who previously edged Test captain Joe Root as the landmark pick of the Headingley side, believes the competition represents a step up for the domestic...

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