All the IPL auction action: 19-year-old’s become crorepati’s, big players go unsold
Ahead of the 11th season of the IPL, which will be held from April 7 to May 27, 578 cricketers will go under the hammer in the two-day player auction in Bengaluru.
Ben Stokes was the highest paid player in the auction, with Rajasthan Royals buying his for Rs 12.5 cr. Krunal Pandya became the highest paid uncapped player in the history of the IPL, going to Mumbai Indians for Rs 8.8 cr.
Amongst the Indians, KL Rahul and Manish Pandey got the highest bids, with the Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively snapping up the pair for Rs 11 cr each.
Ricky Ponting has confirmed Gautam Gambhir will be captain of Delhi Daredevils.
78 players out of 110, who went under hammer, were sold today. A total of Rs 318.10 cr was spent on them.
The 2018 IPL Auction as it happened:
* Hyderabad sign Shikhar Dhawan for Rs 5.2 cr, using their Right-to-Match option.
* Kings XI Punjab sign Ravichandran Ashwin for Rs 7.6 cr.
* Mumbai Indians sign Kieron Pollard for Rs 5.4 cr, using their Right-to-match option.
* Chris Gayle remains unsold.
* Ben Stokes sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 12.5 cr.
* Faf du Plessis bought for Rs 1.6 cr by Chennai Super Kings, who used their Right-to-match option.
* Rajasthan Royals exercise their Right-to-match option to buy Ajinkya Rahane for Rs 4 cr.
* Mitchell Starc goes to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 9.4 cr.
* CSK buy Harbhajan Singh for Rs 2 cr.
* Sunrisers Hyderabad buy Shakib Al Hasan for Rs 2 cr.
* Glenn Maxwell sold for Rs 9 cr to Delhi Daredevils. Kings XI decided not to use their RTM card.
* Delhi Daredevils also buy Gautam Gambhir for Rs 2.8 cr. KKR decided not to use their RTM card.
* CSK use their Right-To-Match option to retain Dwayne Bravo for Rs 6.4 cr.
* Kane Williamson goes to SRH for Rs 3 cr.
* Joe Root remains unsold.
* Kings XI Punjab buy Yuvraj Singh for his base price of Rs 2 cr.
* Karun Nair sold for Rs 5.6 cr to Kings XI Punjab.
* Kings XI Punjab buy KL Rahul for Rs 11 cr.
* Murali Vijay remains unsold.
* David Miller sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 3 cr, after they used the RTM card.
* Australian opener Aaron Finch sold for Rs 6.2 cr to Kings XI Punjab.
* Royal Challengers make their first buy of the auction. Brendon McCullum sold for Rs 3.6 cr.
* Jason Roy sold to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 1.5 cr.
* Chris Lynn sold for Rs 9.6 cr to Kolkata Knight Riders.
* Hashim Amla remains unsold.
* Manish Pandey sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 11 cr, after KKR did not use the RTM card.
* Martin Guptill remains unsold.
* Chris Woakes sold to RCB for Rs 7.4 cr
* Sunrisers Hyderabad buy Carlos Brathwaite for Rs 2 cr
* Chennai Super Kings buy Shane Watson for Rs 4 cr
* Chennai Super Kings buy Kedar Jadhav for Rs 7.8 cr
* RCB sign Colin de Grandhomme for Rs 2.2 cr
* James Faulkner remains unsold.
* Yusuf Pathan sold for Rs 1.9 cr to Sunrisers Hyderabad
* Delhi Daredevils sign Colin Munro for Rs 1.9 cr
* Stuart Binny sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 50 lakh
* Kings XI Punjab use their RTM to buy Marcus Stoinis for Rs 6.2 cr
* RCB buy Moeen Ali for Rs 1.7 cr
* Parthiv Patel remains unsold
* Quinton De Kock sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 2.8 cr, after Delhi refused to use their RTM card.
* Wriddhiman Saha sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 5 cr, after Punjab refused to use their RTM card.
* Jonny Bairstow remains unsold.
* Dinesh Karthik sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 7.4 cr
* Naman Ojha remains unsold
* Robin Uthappa sold to KKR for Rs 6.4 cr after they used their RTM card.
* Rajasthan Royals sign Sanju Samson for Rs 8 cr
* Ambati Rayudu goes to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 2.2 cr
* Sam Billings remains unsold.
* Jos Buttler goes to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 4.4 cr
* Mustafizur Rahman is bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.2 cr
* Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood remain unsold.
* Mumbai Indians sign Pat Cummins for Rs 5.4 cr
* Umesh Yadav sold to RCB for Rs 4.2 cr
* Tim Southee and Ishant Sharma remain unsold.
* Mohammad Shami sold to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 3 cr after they used their RTM card.
* Mitchell McClenaghan remains unsold.
* Kagiso Rabada joins Delhi Daredevils for Rs 4.2 cr, after they used the RTM
* Lasith Malinga remains unsold.
* Piyush Chawla signed by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 4.2 cr after they used the RTM
* Imran Tahir goes to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 1 cr
* Ish Sodhi remains unsold
* Karn Sharma sold to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 5 cr
* Rashid Khan sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 9 cr, after they used the RTM
* Amit Mishra joins Delhi Daredevils for Rs 4 cr
* Samuel Badree remains unsold
* Yuzvendra Chahal is signed by RCB after they used the RTM card, for Rs 6 cr.
* Adam Zampa remains unsold
* KKR use their RTM card to match RCB’s bid and sign Kuldeep Yadav for Rs 5.8 cr
* Suryakumar Yadav is bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.2 cr
* India U19 batsman Shubman Gill is sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 1.8 cr
* Sunrisers sign Ricky Bhui for Rs 20 lakh
* Kings XI Punjab sign Mayank Agarwal for Rs 1 cr
* Rahul Tripathi goes to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 3.4 cr
* Manan Vohra signed by RCB for Rs 1.1 cr
* Siddhesh Lad remains unsold
* India U19 Captain Prithvi Shaw is signed by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 1.2 cr
* Rahul Tewatia goes to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 3 cr
* Deepak Hooda goes to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 3.6 cr, after they used the RTM card.
* Delhi Daredevils sign Vijay Shankar for Rs 3.2 cr
* Delhi Daredevils sign pacer Harshal Patel for Rs 20 lakh
* Kamlesh Nagarkoti signs for KKR for Rs 3.2 cr
* Mumbai Indians use their RTM card to sign Krunal Pandya for Rs 8.8 cr. He becomes the highest paid uncapped player of all time.
* Nitish Rana sold for Rs 3.4 cr to KKR.
* Rajasthan Royals buy D’Arcy Short for Rs 4 cr
* Shivam Dube goes unsold
* Jofra Archer goes to the Rajasthan Royals for Rs 7.2 cr
* Mumbai Indians sign Ishan Kishan for Rs 6.2 cr
* Nikhil Naik, Aditya Tare, Ankush Bains, Vishnu Vinod, Sheldon Jackson, Prashant Chopra and Ben McDermott remain unsold
* RCB buy Kulwant Khejroliya for Rs 85 lakh
* Siddharth Kaul moves to SRH for Rs 3.8 cr
* SRH also sign T. Natarajan for Rs 40 lakh
* SRH also get Basil Thampi for Rs 95 lakh
* Rajneesh Gurbani remains unsold
* RCB sign Aniket Choudhary for Rs 30 lakh
* SRH sign Syed Khaleel Ahmed for Rs 3 cr
* RCB buy Navdeep Saini for Rs 3 cr
* Delhi Daredevils buy Avesh Khan for Rs 70 lakh
* Kings XI Punjab sign Ankit Singh Rajpoot for Rs 3 cr
The squads and how they stack up:
CSK : MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Faf du Plessis, Harbhajan Singh, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma
DD : Chris Morris, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Glenn Maxwell, Gautam Gambhir, Jason Roy, Colin Munro, Mohammad Shami, Kagiso Rabada, Amit Mishra, Prithvi Shaw, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan
KXIP : Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuvraj Singh, Karun Nair, KL Rahul, David Miller, Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Singh Rajpoot
KKR : Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Mitchell Starc, Chris Lynn, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill, Ishank Jaggi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana
MI : Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Mustafizur Rahman, Patrick Cummins, Suryakumar Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan
RR : Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, Ajinkya Rahane, Stuart Binny, Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Rahul Tripathi, D’Arcy Short, Jofra Archer
RCB : Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Sarfaraz Khan, Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, Colin de Grandhomme, Quinton de Kock, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Manan Vohra, Kulwant Khejroliya, Aniket Choudhary, Navdeep Saini
SRH : David Warner, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shikhar Dhawan, Shakib Al Hasan, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Carlos Brathwaite, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Rashid Khan, Ricky Bhui, Deepak Hooda, Siddharth Kaul, T. Natarajan, Basil Thampi, Syed Khaleel Ahmed