IPL Auction comes to a sensational end as franchises prefer young Indian talent over big names.
The Sunday turned out to be a fascinating one for the Indian spearhead Jaidev Unadkat as the youngster was bought by Rajasthan Royals for a sum of Rs.11.5 cr.
The franchise had acquired the England all-rounder Ben Stokes for Rs.12.5 cr in the first day of VIVO IPL auction.
The 2nd day of IPL auction witnessed Kings XI Punjab roping in Andrew Tye for Rs.7.2 cr.
The Preity Zinta led franchise bagged Chris Gayle for Rs.2 crore. While the West Indies opener was initially ignored by the franchises but was later purchased at the base price.
Furthermore, Indian cricketer, Murali Vijay was also ignored by the teams before being bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs.2cr.
Sandeep Lamichhane created history by becoming the first cricketer from Nepal to be picked in IPL auction. The cricketer was purchased by Delhi Daredevils for Rs.20 lakhs.
While Franchises looked least interested in foreign players like Dale Steyn, Corey Anderson and Eoin Morgan went unsold in the IPL auction.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) January 28, 2018
The biggest highlight of the day was Mujeeb Zadran, the 16-year-old cricketer from Afghanistan was picked by Kings XI Punjab for Rs.4 crore.
While RCB also decided to go with the flow of recruiting young players when they purchased Washington Sundar for Rs.3.2 cr.
India U-19 captain Prithvi Shaw went to Delhi Daredevils for Rs.1.2 crore.
Sunrisers Hyderabad got pacer Sandeep Sharma for Rs.2.4 cr. While KKR purchased Shivam Mavi for Rs.3 crore.
Moreover, Big names Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, were sold at cheap rates in the IPL auction.
Here is the squad of eight teams that will fight for the trophy:
Delhi Daredevils: Shreyas Iyer (Retained for 7 crore), Chris Morris (Retained for 11 crore), Rishabh Pant (Retained for 15 crore), Glenn Maxwell (9 crores), Gautam Gambhir (2.8 croes), Jason Roy (1.5 crores), Colin Monro (1.9 crores), Mohammed Shami (RTM for 3 crores), Kagiso Rabada (RTM for 4.2 crores), Amit Mishra (4 crores), Prithvi Shaw (1.2 crores), Rahul Tewatia (3 crores), Vijay Shankar (3.2 crores), Harshal Patel (20 lakhs), Avesh Khan (70 lakhs), Shahbaz Nadeem (3.2 crores), Dan Christian (1.5 crores), Jayant Yadav (50 lakhs), Gurkeerat Singh (75 lakhs), Trent Boult (2.2 crores), Manjot Kalra (20 lakhs), Abhishek Sharma (55 lakhs), Sandeep Lamichhane (20 lakhs), Naman Ojha (1.4 crores), Sayan Ghosh (20 lakhs)
Ladies & Gentlemen!
— Delhi Daredevils (@DelhiDaredevils) January 28, 2018
Chennai Super Kings: MS Dhoni (Retained 15 crore), Suresh Raina (Retained, 11 crore), Ravindra Jadeja (Retained 7 crore), Faf du Plessis (RTM 1.6 crore), Harbhajan Singh (2 crore), Dwayne Bravo (RTM 6.4 crore), Shane Watson (4 crore), Kedar Jadhav (7.8 crore), Ambati Rayudu (2.2 crore), Imran Tahir (1 crore), Karn Sharma (5 crore), Kanishk Seth (20 lakhs), Monu Kumar (20 lakhs), Chaitanya Bishnoi (20 lakhs), Kshitiz Sharma (20 lakhs), Dhruv Shorey (20 lakhs), Lungi Ngidi (50 lakhs), Mitchell Santner (50 lakhs), Shradul Thakur (2.6 crores), Deepak Chahar (80 lakhs), Jagadeesan Narayan (20 lakhs), Mark Wood (1.5 crores), Sam Billings (1 crores), Murali Vijay (2 crores), Asif KM (40 lakhs)
Dear Super Fans, thank you for all the patience, prayers, roars and whistles in the past two days! Just like all our matches, it was a nail-biting finish. Presenting the #PrideOf18. Here's wishing them a roaring summer ahead!??? #NewTeamSamePride #WhistlePodu #SummerIsComing pic.twitter.com/zqTXa3ZFTm
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) January 28, 2018
Rajasthan Royals: Steve Smith (Retained), Stuart Binny (Rs 50 lakh), Ben Stokes (Rs 12.50 crore), Ajinkya Rahane (Rs 4 crore Retained via RTM), Sanju Samson (Rs 8 crore), Jos Buttler (Rs 4.4 crore), Rahul Tripathi (Rs 3.4 crore), D’Arcy Short (Rs 4 crore), Jofra Archer (Rs 7.2 crore), Gowtham Krishnappa (Rs 6.2 crore), Dhawal Kulkarni (75 lakh Retained via RTM), Jaydev Unadkat (Rs 11.5 crore), Ankit Sharma (Rs 20 lakh), Anureet Singh (Rs 30 lakh), Zahir Khan Pakteen (Rs 60 lakh), Shreyas Gopal (Rs 20 lakh), MS Midhun (Rs 20 lakh), Prashant Chopra (Rs 20 lakh), Ben Laughlin (Rs 50 Lakh), Mahipal Lomror (Rs 20 Lakh), Jatin Saxena (Rs 20 Lakh), Aryaman Vikram Birla (Rs 30 Lakh)
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) January 28, 2018
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner (Retained for 12.5 crores), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Retained for 8.5 crores), Shikhar Dhawan (RTM by 5.2 crores), Shakib Al Hasan (2 crores), Kane Williamson (3 croes), Manish Pandey (11 crores), Carlos Brathwaite (2 crores), Yusuf Pathan (1.9 crores), Wriddhiman Saha (5 croes), Rashid Khan (RTM by 9 crores), Ricky Bhui ( 20 lakhs), Deepak Hooda (3.6 crores), Siddharth Kaul (3.8 crores), T Natarajan (40 lakhs), Mohammad Nabi (1 crores), Basil Thampi (95 lakhs), Khaleel Ahmed (3 crores), Sandeep Sharma (3 crores), Sachin Baby (20 lakhs), Chris Jordan (1 crores), Billy Stanlake (50 lakhs), Tanmay Agarwal (20 lakhs), Sreevats Goswami (1 crores), Bipul Sharma (20 lakhs), Mehedi Hasan (20 lakhs)
Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (Retained for 15 crores), Hardik Pandya (Retained for 11 crores), Jasprit Bumrah (Retained for 7 crores), Kieron Pollard (RTM for 5.4 crores), Mustafizur Rahman (2.2 crores), Pat Cummins (5.4 crores), Surya Kumar Yadav (3.2 crores), Krunal Pandya (RTM for 8.8 crores), Rahul Chahar (1.9 crores), Saurabh Tiwary (80 lakhs), Evin Lewis (3.8 crores), Jason Behrendorff (1.5 crores), JP Duminy (1 crores), Tajinder Dhillon (55 lakhs), Sharad Lumba (20 lakhs), Siddhesh Lad (20 lakhs), Aditya Tare (20 lakhs), Mayank Markande (20 lakhs), Akila Dhananjaya (50 lakhs), Anukul Roy (20 lakhs), Mohsin Khan (20 lakhs)
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) January 28, 2018
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli (retained 17 Cr), AB de Villiers (retained 11 Cr), Sarfraz Khan (retained 3 Cr), Brendon McCullum (3.6 Cr), Chris Woakes (7.4 Cr), Colin de Grandhomme (2.2 Cr), Moeen Ali (1.7 Cr), Quinton de Kock (2.8 Cr), Umesh Yadav (4.2 Cr), Yuzvendra Chahal (6 Cr), Manan Vohra (1.1 Cr), Kulwant Kejroliya (85 Lakh), Aniket Choudhary (30 Lakh), Navdeep Saini (3 Cr), Murugan Ashwin (2.2 Cr), Mandeep Singh (1.4 Cr), Washington Sundar (3.2 Cr), Pawan Negi (1 Cr RTM), Mohammad Siraj (2.6 Cr), Nathan Coulter-Nile (2.2 Cr), Anirudha Joshi (20L), Parthiv Patel (1.7 Cr).
— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) January 28, 2018
Kolkata Knight Riders: Sunil Narine (Retained for 12.5 crores), Andre Russell (Retained for 8.5 crores), Mitchell Starc (9.4 crores), Chris Lynn (9.6 crores), Dinesh Karthik (7.4 crore), Robin Uthappa (RTM for 6.4 crores), Piyush Chawla ( RTM for 4.2 crore), Kuldeep Yadav (5.8 crore), Shubman Gill (1.8 crore), Ishank Jaggi (20 Lakh), Kamlesh Nagarkoti (3.2 crore), Nitish Rana (3.4 crore), Rinku Singh (80 lakhs), Mitchell Johnson (2 crores), Kuldeep Yadav (RTM for 5.8 crores), Apporv Wankhede (20 lakhs), Vinay Kumar (1 crores), Cameroon Delport (30 lakhs), Javol Searles (30 lakhs), Shivam Mavi (3 crores)
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) January 28, 2018
Kings XI Punjab: Axar Patel (Retained), Ravichandran Ashwin (Rs 7.6 crore), Karun Nair (Rs 5.6 crore), KL Rahul (Rs 11 crore), David Miller (3 crore Retained via RTM), Aaron Finch (Rs 6.2 crore), Yuvraj Singh (Rs 2 crore), Marcus Stoinis (Rs 6.2 crore Retained via RTM), Mayank Agarwal (Rs 1 crore), Ankit Singh Rajpoot (Rs 3 crore), Manoj Tiwary (Rs 1 crore), Mohit Sharma (Rs 2.4 crore Retained via RTM), Mujeeb Zadran (Rs 4 crore), Barinder Sran (Rs 2.2 crore), Andrew Tye (Rs 7.2 crore), Akshdeep Nath (Rs 1 crore), Ben Dwarshuis (Rs 1.4 crore), Mayank Dagar (Rs 20 Lakh), Pradeep Sahu (Rs 20 Lakh), Chris Gayle, (Rs 2 crore)
— Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) January 28, 2018
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