IPL 2017: Mitchell Starc pulls out, quits Royal Challengers Bangalore

Feb 20, 2017, 09:00 IST | PTI

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has pulled out of this year’s IPL, ending his association with his franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. The development comes on the eve of the IPL-10 auction, to be held today in Bangalore

Mitchell Starc

New Delhi: Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has pulled out of this year's IPL, ending his association with his franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. The development comes on the eve of the IPL-10 auction, to be held today in Bangalore.

"Royal Challengers Bangalore and fast bowler Mitchell Starc have mutually decided to discontinue their association ahead of the upcoming season of VIVO Indian Premier League 2017 in accordance with Regulation 41 of the IPL Player Regulations. RCB will go into the VIVO IPL Player Auction 2017 with an additional purse of R5 crore and an additional slot for overseas player," a BCCI release said.

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