Delhi Daredevils (DD) spent over Rs 34 crore on Day 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held in Bengaluru on January 27 to buy 15 players for the 11th season for the cash-rich IPL tournament. They went into the auction with about Rs 47 crore in their purse.
DD went big to buy Australian batting all-rounder Glenn Maxwell to snap him from up for whopping Rs 9 crore. Former Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir also bought by DD for Rs 2.8 crore.
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) January 27, 2018
Besides Maxwell, DD retained star South African pacer Kagiso Rabada via the RTM option. Delhi also bought Indian pacer Mohammed Shami for Rs 3 crore.
Here’s the list:
Glenn Maxwell – All-Rounder Rs 9,00,00,000
Kagiso Rabada Bowler Rs 4,20,00,000
Amit Mishra- Bowler – Rs 4,00,00,000
Vijay Shankar – All-Rounder- Rs 3,20,00,000
Rahul Tewatia – All-Rounder – Rs 3,00,00,000
Mohammad Shami – Bowler – Rs 3,00,00,000
Gautam Gambhir – Batsman Rs 2,80,00,000
Colin Munro – All-Rounder Rs 1,90,00,000
Jason Roy – Batsman – Rs 1,50,00,000
Prithvi Shaw – Batsman Rs 1,20,00,000
Avesh Khan – Bowler – Rs 70,00,000
Harshal Patel – All-Rounder Rs 20,00,000
Earlier, DD retained Chris Morris, Rishab Pant and Shreyas Iyer.