Travis Head emerged as Australia’s standout player in the World Cup semi-final and final games, constantly putting pressure on the opposing teams with his explosive batting. The World Cup 2023 may have ended a week ago, but Indian cricket fans are still coming to terms with India’s loss to Australia in the final. They are now eagerly anticipating the start of the next IPL season, with the BCCI scheduling the IPL Auction 2024 for December 19 in Dubai. As the auction approaches, IPL teams are evaluating players to bolster their squads.
Rumors suggest that IPL franchise owners Nita Ambani (Mumbai Indians), Preity Zinta (Punjab Kings), and Kavya Maran (Sunrisers Hyderabad) are eager to secure the inclusion of a certain player in their squads. It is believed that these franchises are willing to bid millions of rupees to acquire the services of Travis Head, the Australian all-rounder who played a crucial role in Australia’s World Cup victory.
Travis Head, who was named player of the match in the World Cup semi-final and final, has caught the eye of the IPL franchise owners due to his exceptional performance. Reports indicate that he could fetch more than Rs 20 crore in the IPL auction 2024. Although Head’s initial IPL stint in 2015 and 2016 was unremarkable, his stellar showing in the World Cup has reignited interest from IPL teams.
Despite being overlooked in the past, Head’s recent performances have put him in high demand ahead of the IPL auction. It seems that he is set to earn a lucrative deal based on his impressive performances in the World Cup.