Cricket: Michael Klinger will be available for Gloucestershire from start of county season

10:43am Thursday 13th February 2014

GLOUCESTERSHIRE fans can breathe a sigh of relief after captain Michael Klinger was left unsold at the Indian Premier League auction.

It was feared the 33-year-old Australian batsman could miss up to nine games in the county cricket season, but none of the eight franchises decided to pay the reserve price of 10million Indian Rupees – almost £100,000 – to secure his services.

Klinger, who played for Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011, was among 514 players up for auction in Bengalaru.

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