IPL: Mathews sold to Delhi Daredevils for SLR 4.5 crore

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Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews has been bought by Delhi Daredevils for Sri Lankan Rupees (SLR) 4.5 crore in Indian Premier auctions in Bengaluru.

Before this Mathews was a part of Delhi Daredevils squad. He did not take part in the tournament last year but this year he will be there giving out his best. Mathews will not be available for the early part of the tournament as Sri Lanka will be playing against Bangladesh at home but he is certain to play 8 games out of 14 in the tournament.

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  • Anja Monday, 20 February 2017 11:25 AM

    Glad to hear. via DM Android App

    Satha Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:34 AM

    All the bestMathew,good thoughts will keep healthy,bad thoughts will bring bad omen for the bad people.

    ET Monday, 20 February 2017 08:03 PM

    Dayawathie, Malinga opted out of Test cricket to play IPL. But others did not. That is the reason for different response.

    ET Monday, 20 February 2017 08:05 PM

    What happened to the miraculous captain Tharanga ?

    dave Monday, 20 February 2017 12:28 PM

    Haa Money Money......... Aiyooo National Cricket.......Money Money Money........ neeeeeyyyyyySend Gunarathna and others too... then completely finish..

    seqi Monday, 20 February 2017 01:03 PM

    play well but above all enjoy yourself via DM Android App

    Jans Monday, 20 February 2017 01:10 PM

    Angelo you have done the correct thing When the time comes Right make money from your Talent Bravo via DM Android App

    Ajith Monday, 20 February 2017 01:20 PM

    Very happy for him. However hope that he will not think of early retirement from national duty. Money can get in to anyone's head.

    srilankan Monday, 20 February 2017 01:46 PM

    injury for was an eye wash... to rest at home for the IPL!!!!....

    Saranga Monday, 20 February 2017 02:29 PM

    What is 4.5 crore? Please speak in english

    Dayawathie Monday, 20 February 2017 03:30 PM

    I agree with you Saranga. What is this Crore business ?. Why don't you just say in millions or whatever ?.

    Dayawathie Monday, 20 February 2017 03:39 PM

    I can see a bias in the comments of readers. When Malinga went to play IPL readers came out all guns blazingcriticising him for putting money first and country second, but when Angelo want to play in the same com[petition. most readers are wishing him well. Is it because Malinga hails from a down south poor family ?.

    Leo Tuesday, 21 February 2017 06:26 AM

    4.5 crore is 45000000 via DM Android App

    Rabbit Monday, 20 February 2017 03:55 PM

    Complete waste of money on this guys. He is left out we win matches. Kick him out from the captaincy too.

    Lord Wolfstein Monday, 20 February 2017 04:27 PM

    So why Sri Lankan Cricket is running on a lost?

    Kaboos Monday, 20 February 2017 10:35 AM

    Sri Lanka Cricket release him for IPL. Replacement found.

    Labby Monday, 20 February 2017 10:45 AM

    He needs to physically fit to play. Since of late Mathews has been prone to injury. Anyway let's hope he's in the DD team as a player and not as Captain. He doesn't have a positive mindset to be captain.

    Bala Monday, 20 February 2017 11:01 AM

    Good luck Angelo. Hope you recover from current injury and give a good account of yourself. Let us hope that there will be no comments like for Lasith Malinga.

    lankan Monday, 20 February 2017 05:55 PM

    Good luck to him! I wish more kids are trained and make them available for international teams to get more money for them and the country!


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