IPL 2021: Punjab Kings' Jhye Richardson on his Rs 14 crore price tag - Scary but life-changing

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IPL 2021: Australia pacer Jhye Richardson, who was bought by Punjab Kings for Rs 14 crore astatine IPL 2021 auction, has said that the terms tag was scary but life-changing astatine the aforesaid time.

Punjab Kings' Australian pacer Jhye Richardson (Courtesy- Punjab Kings)


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Jhye Richardson, the 24-year-old Australian pacer, is acceptable for his Punjab Kings and IPL debut connected Monday. KL Rahul-led Punjab volition look Sanju Samson's Rajasthan Royals successful the 4th lucifer of IPL 2021 astatine Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.

Eyes volition beryllium connected Richardson, who is celebrated for his lethal gait and present besides his Rs 14 crore terms tag which helium got from Punjab Kings astatine the mini-auction held successful February.

In an exclusive interrogation with Sports Today, Richardson has talked astir the infinitesimal erstwhile helium became 14th edition's fourth-costliest buy. The right-arm speedy has said that the terms tag was scary arsenic good arsenic life-changing for him.

He added that helium was not going to interest astir the wealth invested successful him arsenic his sole absorption volition beryllium connected showcasing his accomplishment successful beforehand of India.

"It's rather scary. It did not deed maine consecutive away. I was really watching the auction successful New Zealand, it was rather precocious astatine night. It astir apt did not deed maine consecutive away. It's a comic 1 due to the fact that you cognize that it's gonna alteration your life. It's life-changing. I was overwhelmed by the information that this is going to alteration my life. For me, it wasn't a leap up and down and get truly excited moment, it conscionable did not deed maine consecutive distant and adjacent present it's hard to comprehend however overmuch it is and however overmuch it's gonna power my future.

"That's what we look arsenic a cricketer, we person a beforehand extremity earning capableness and you cognize our vocation mightiness unrecorded 5 oregon 10 years but to person thing similar this and person fiscal information station cricket is the biggest alleviation for me. Obviously the added unit and the expectation, each the challenges we expect successful cricket anyway. For maine present it's not to interest astir the terms tag, it to interest astir my ain execution and my won skills and amusement each of India what I americium susceptible of.

Jhye Richardson has played 2 Tests, 13 ODIs and 14 T20Is for Australai truthful far. He has scalped 82 wickets from his 67 T20 macthes.