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George Bailey © Getty Images

 

Feb 12, 2014

 

Australian Twenty20 captain George Bailey was on Tuesday purchased by the Kings XI Punjab for Rs 3.25 crore in the the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction 2014.

 

Bailey is one of Australia’s key batsmen in the shorter formats and was also a part of the winning Ashes 2013-14 side.

 

He has played for the Chennai Super Kings in the previous editions of IPL.

 

Bailey was also a part of the Hobart Hurricanes’ side in the recently-concluded Big Bash League, wherein they were the runners-up.

 

He also lead Australia to a T20 series win over England last month.

 

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