Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 auction came to an end as all the franchises boosted their squads with foreign and domestic players. The overseas players ruled the IPL 2017 auction and apparently top eight buys were all foreign players. England’s Ben Stokes topped the list as Rising Pune Supergiants shelled out whopping INR 14.50 crores for him. His compatriot Tymal Mills too attracted a bid of INR 12 crores and he went to Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Total of 66 players were sold out of which 27 were foreigners. Interestingly, Indian fast bowlers Ishant Sharma and Irfan Pathan went unsold and that means they will miss this years IPL. Prominent overseas players who missed out were West Indies skipper Jason Holder, Jonny Bairstow, Marlon Samuels, Alex Hales Imran Tahir and Thisara Perera. Also Read- IPL Auction 2017: Meet the 23 ‘Crorepatis’ of IPL season 10
Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan became the only players from the country to be picked for IPL. Both the players went to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 30 lakhs and INR 4 crores respectively.
Here is the team-wise list of players who were purchased at IPL 2017 auction:
Delhi Daredevils: Angelo Mathews (2 Cr), Corey Anderson (1 Cr), Kagiso Rabada (5 Cr), Pat Cummins (4.50 Cr), Ankit Bawne (INR 10 Lakhs), Aditya Tare (25 Lakhs), Murugan Ashwin (1 Cr), Navdeep Saini (10 lakh), Shashank Singh (10 Lakh).
Gujarat Lions: Nathu Singh (50 Lakh), Basil Thampy (85 Lakh), Tejas Singh Baroka (10 Lakhs), Manpreet Gony (60 Lakhs), Jason Roy (1 Cr), Munaf Patel (30 Lakh), Chirag Suri (10 Lakh), Shelly Shaurya (10 Lakh), Shubham Agrawal (10 Lakh), Pratham Singh (10 Lakh), Aksh Deep Nath (10 Lakh). Also Read- IPL Auction 2017: Ben Stokes, Tymal Mills top buys; Imran Tahir and Ishant Sharma unsold
Kings XI Punjab: Eoin Morgan (2 Cr), Rahul Tewatia (25 Lakhs), T Natarajan (3 Cr), Matt Henry (50 Lakhs), Varun Aaron (2.80 Cr), Martin Guptill (50 Lakh), Darren Sammy (30 Lakh), Rinku Singh (10 Lakh).
Kolkata Knight Riders: Trent Boult (5 Cr), Chris Woakes (4.20 Cr), Rishi Dhawan (55 Lakh), Nathan Coulter-Nile (3.5 Cr), Rovman Powell (30 Lakh), R Sanjay Yadav (10 Lakh), Ishank Jaggi (10 Lakh), Darren Bravo (50 Lakh), Sayan Ghosh (10 Lakh).
Mumbai Indians: Nicholas Pooran (30 Lakh), Mitchell Johnson (2 Cr), K Gowtham (2 Cr), Karn Sharma (3.2 Cr), Saurabh Tiwary (30 Lakh), A Gunarathna (30 Lakh), K Khejroliya (10 Lakh).
Rising Pune Supergiants: Ben Stokes (14.50 Cr), Jaydev Unadkat (30 Lakh), Rahul Chahar (10 Lakh), Saurabh Kumar (10 Lakh), Dan Christian (1 Cr), Milind Tandon (10 Lakh), R Tripathi (10 Lakh), Manoj Tiwary (50 Lakh), Lockie Ferguson (50 Lakh).
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Pawan Negi (1 Cr), Tymal Mills (12 Cr), Aniket Choudhary (INR 2 Cr), Praveen Dubey (10 Lakh), Billy Stanlake (30 Lakh).
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Tanmay Agarwal (10 Lakhs), Mohammad Nabi (30 Lakh), Ekalavya Dwivedi (75 Lakh), Rashid Khan (4 Cr), Pravin Tambe (10 Lakh), Chris Jordan (50 Lakh), Ben Laughlin (30 Lakh), Mohammed Siraj (2.60 Cr).
List of unsold players:
|Rush B Kalaria||10,00,000|
|Abu Nechim Ahmed||10,00,000|
|Colin de Grandhomme||30,00,000|
|Manjeet Kumar Chaudhary||10,00,000|
|Mehedi Hasan Miraz||30,00,000|
The tenth edition of IPL starts on April 5 with defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore. The final of IPL 2017 or IPL 10 will be played on May 21.