IPL Auction and Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh in IPL auctions:
- 2014: Bought by RCB for Rs 14 crore
- 2015: Bought by DD for Rs 16 crore
- 2016: Bought by SRH for Rs 7 crore
- 2017: Retained by SRH
- 2018: Bought by KXIP for Rs 2 crore
- 2019: Bought by MI for Rs 1 crore
Prabhsimran Singh gets some serious bidding from his base price of Rs 20 lakh. KXIP look to add local flavour while RCB in contest too. Hasn’t played the IPL before. A 17-year-old wicketkeeper and drawing the big bucks. Mumbai Indians enter with Rs 3 crore and up to Rs 3.8 crore. KXIP staying in it as RCB pull out. SOLD TO KXIP FOR Rs. 4.80 CRORE!
South Africa batsman Colin Ingram has set his base price at 2 crore. He’s a T20 specialist and won the BBL with Adelaide Strikers and then CPL with TKR. Delhi Capitals and SRH the interested franchises. SOLD TO DELHI CAPITALS FOR Rs. 6.40 CRORE!
The streak of unsold players is sold with Rajasthan fast bowler Nathu Singh going to Delhi Capitals for base price of Rs 20 lakh
KS Bharat, KB Arun Karthik, Aniket Choudhary, Ishan Porel, Rajneesh Gurbani, Chama Milind, Tushar Deshpande all go unsold.
Varun Chakravarthy the Tamil Nadu mystery spinner enters at 20 lakh. And he brings in plenty of bids. Delhi Capitals got the ball rolling, CSK joined in before KXIP enter fray with Rs 3.60 crore. CSK not in the running anymore. Rajasthan Royals join in at Rs 5 crore. KKR join in too at Rs 7 crore. Finally goes to KXIP for Rs 8.40 crore.
As expected, Shivam Dube enters at Rs 20 lakh and invites a bidding war. Delhi Capitals started, RCB joined in, MI came in at Rs 1.20 crore and RCB staying in it. RCB in the lead at Rs 3.40 crore. KXIP join in at Rs 4 crore. Back in RCB’s favour at Rs 4.60 crore. And, SOLD TO RCB FOR Rs 5 CRORE!
Sarfaraz Khan is snapped up by KXIP for Rs 25 lakh after DC also made an offer at base price of Rs 20 lakh
Varon Aaron sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 2.40 crore!
Another Indian seamer now in Mohammed Shami who enters with base price of Rs 1 crore. Sold to KXIP for Rs 4.80 crore!
Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga is sold to Mumbai Indians at the base price of Rs 2 crore.
Jayde Unadkat goes to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 8.40 Crore. Last year, he went for Rs 11.50 Crore and was released due to nominal performance. A comeback for Unadkat to Rajasthan Royals.
Wriddhiman Saha is out of action for India since the injury. He’s snapped up by SRH for Rs 1.20 crore
Windies wicketkeeper and former Mumbai Indians player Nicholas Pooran is the next up. Base price of Rs 75 lakh. Delhi Capitals get the ball rolling before KXIP and RCB join in. RCB in the lead at Rs 1.60 crore but KXIP staying in it too. And the bidding war increases to Rs 4.20 crore in favour of KXIP. SOLD!
Nicholas Pooran is sold to @lionsdenkxip for INR 420 lacs
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) December 18, 2018
Axar Patel is the next player out of the bag. Comes in with base price of 1 crore. Sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 5 crore.
Carlos Brathwaite sold to KKR for Rs 5 crore. Most expensive player today
Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill
Brendon McCullum with base price of Rs 2 crore goes unsold. For now, one would presume. Fellow Kiwi Martin Guptill, with base price of Rs 1 crore, goes unsold as well.
Hanuma Vihari is the next out of the bag and the base price is of Rs 50 lakh. Sees offers from RR and DC. First player sold in the auction today and he goes to Delhi Capitals for Rs 2 crore
First overseas player out of the bag is Alex Hales of England. Comes in with base price of Rs 1.50 crore. And goes unsold!
Cheteshwar Pujara, with base price of 50 lakhs, goes unsold
Royal Challengers Bangalore take Shimron Hetmyer for Rs 420 lakh
Franchises will make their picks from the auction pool comprising 351 players. The minimum squad size has to be 18 and a maximum of 25. Every franchise will have a purse of Rs 2 crore in addition to the balance kitty from the January auction
The excitement levels for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 season is touching sky high with the highly anticipated auctions just around the corner. As many as 346 cricketers will go under the hammer with a total of 226 Indian cricketers included in the auction list.
The highest base price for the players is at Rs 2 crore with the likes of Brendon McCullum, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes and Lasith Malinga are in the highest bracket to name a few. For Indian cricketers, Jayadev Unadkat has the highest base price of Rs 1.5 crore after getting released by former team Rajasthan Royals