Harry Brook became a big name in cricket after his magnificent series against Pakistan. The player finished the test series as the highest run-scorer with 468 runs. This earned him not only recognition but also big numbers in the IPL auction. Along with Sam Curran, Cameron Green, and Ben Stokes, Harry Brook was also one of the big buys. He was picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping amount of Rs 13.25 crore.

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Going into the IPL auctions with the biggest purse, Sunrisers Hyderabad were keen to invest in players that would deliver for them in the long run. Harry Brook who was also part of England’s T20 World Cup winning side will learn a great deal of things playing on the Indian soil. IPL will give him an ideal platform to learn and adapt to the conditions. This will be helpful for him keeping in mind the ODI World Cup.

Harry Brook calls IPL the “best franchise competition”

IPL Is the Best Franchise Competition in the World Says Harry Brook
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Anjum Naveed/AP/Shutterstock (13414150ab) England’s Harry Brook, right, celebrates after scoring fifty during the third twenty20 cricket match between Pakistan and England, in Karachi, Pakistan England Cricket, Karachi, Pakistan – 23 Sep 2022

Ahead of the beginning of IPL, Harry Brook has expressed his excitement. The player has called IPL the best league and is hopeful to face childhood heroes Muttiah Muralitharan and Dale Steyn in the nets. “It’s the best franchise competition in the world. Everyone wants to play in it. There are a lot of good players there, and hopefully, I get some opportunities to express how I’m playing at the minute – and show the world I’m capable of scoring runs anywhere. Brian Lara is a legend of the game… I used to love watching him when I was younger,” he added.

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In addition to speaking about IPL, Harry Brook also said that he was happy to be part of England’s test team. He said, “I’m very lucky to have come into this Test side. The way we’re trying to play, the positive brand of cricket we’re trying to play to entertain the crowd – it suits my game more than any, really.” Harry Brook made his debut for England in 2022. Since then he has played 6 test games, 3 ODIs, and 20 T20Is. IPL 2023 will begin on March 31st. Sunrisers Hyderabad will face Rajasthan Royals on April 2 in their first game. Aiden Markram will be leading the side for this season.

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