Tamil Diplomat

IPL 2017: Ben Stokes tipped to land mega deal by Yuvraj Singh

England’s Ben Stokes could earn “millions” when he enters the Indian Premier League auction, according to India’s Yuvraj Singh.

The auction for the 20-over franchise competition is scheduled to be held in Bangalore, India on Saturday. When asked how much Stokes was worth, Yuvraj, who went for a record £1.6m in 2015, said: “A couple of million.

“He’s a quality hitter, fast bowler and fielder. He’ll definitely get the big bucks. He brings a lot to the table.” Yuvraj, 35, has lined up against Stokes, 25, in the recent one-day and Twenty20 series between India and England, and he has enjoyed watching the competitive nature of England’s talisman up close(BBC,2017)