IPL auctions: Big-hitting Corey Anderson opts for low base price

Following his record-breaking 36-ball ton in an ODI, Corey Anderson will be on the most sought-after players in the IPL player auctions to be held on February 12th and 13th.

updated: January 30, 2014 20:50 IST
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With the fastest ODI century in his kitty, Corey Anderson will be one of the most sought-after players but the New Zealand all-rounder has raised a few eyebrows as he set his base price at just under $200,000 for next month's Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. (IPL auctions:Kevin Pietersen, Mitchell Johnson to give Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh a run for their money)

The 23-year-old Anderson is among the 16 New Zealanders who will be a part of 232-strong pool of players, who will up for sale during the two-day auction in Bangalore from Feb 12-13.

Anderson became a household name in international cricket after he struck a world-record 36-ball century against West Indies on Jan 1. He broke the 17-year-old record that was made by Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi.

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