The much-awaited player auctions of the eleventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) took place in Bengaluru on January 27. Out of 578 capped and uncapped players, 108 players went under the hammer. 78 players were sold including 29 overseas cricketers while 30 including Cris Gayle, Joe Root, Josh Hazlewood etc went unsold. A Total of Rs 321 Cr have been spent on day 1 of the mega auctions.
Here are the teams:
Delhi Daredevils (DD), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai Indians (MI), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR).
Here’s the list of the players sold on Day 1 of the auctions
|Sl No||Player Name||Bought By||Worth|
|1||Shikhar Dhawan||SRH (RTM)||Rs 5.2 Cr|
|2||R Ashwin||KXIP||Rs 7.6 Cr|
|3||Kieron Pollard||MI (RTM)||Rs 5.4 Cr|
|4||Ben Stokes||RR||Rs 12.5 Cr|
|5||Faf du Plessis||CSK (RTM)||Rs 1.6 Cr|
|6||Ajinkya Rahane||RR||Rs 4 Cr|
|7||Mitchell Starc||KKR||Rs 9.4 Cr|
|8||Harbhajan Singh||CSK||Rs 2 Cr|
|9||Shakib Al Hasan||SRH||Rs 2 Cr|
|10||Glenn Maxwell||DD||Rs 9 Cr|
|11||Gautam Gambhir||DD||Rs 2.8 Cr|
|12||DJ Bravo||CSK (RTM)||Rs 6.4 Cr|
|13||Kane Williamson||SRH||Rs 3 Cr|
|14||Yuvraj Singh||KXIP||Rs 2 Cr|
|15||Karun Nair||KXIP||Rs 5.6 Cr|
|16||KL Rahul||KXIP||Rs 11 Cr|
|17||David Miller||KXIP (RTM)||Rs 3 Cr|
|18||Aaron Finch||KXIP||Rs 6.2 Cr|
|19||Brendon McCullum||RCB||Rs 3.6 Cr|
|20||Jason Roy||DD||Rs 1.5 Cr|
|21||Chris Lynn||KKR||Rs 9.6 Cr|
|22||Manish Pandey||SRH||Rs 11 Cr|
|23||Chris Woakes||RCB||Rs 7.4 Cr|
|24||Carlos Brathwaite||SRH||Rs 2 Cr|
|25||Shane Watson||CSK||Rs 4 Cr|
|26||Kedar Jadhav||CSK||Rs 7.8 Cr|
|27||Colin de Grandhomme||RCB||Rs 2.2 Cr|
|28||Yusuf Pathan||SRH||Rs 1.9 Cr|
|29||Collin Munro||DD||Rs 1.9 Cr|
|30||Stuart Binny||RR||Rs 50 lakhs|
|31||Marcus Stoinis||KXIP (RTM)||Rs 6.2 Cr|
|32||Moeen Ali||RCB||Rs 1.7 Cr|
|33||Quinton de Kock||RCB||Rs 2.8 Cr|
|34||Wriddhiman Saha||SRH||Rs 5 Cr|
|35||Dinesh Karthik||KKR||Rs 7.4 Cr|
|36||Robin Uthappa||KKR (RTM)||Rs 6.4|
|37||Sanju Samson||RR||Rs 8 Cr|
|38||Ambati Rayudu||CSK||Rs 2.2 Cr|
|39||Jos Buttler||RR||Rs 4.4 Cr|
|40||Mustafizur Rahman||MI||Rs 2.2 Cr|
|41||Patt Cummins||MI||Rs 5.4 Cr|
|42||Umesh Yadav||RCB||Rs 4.2 Cr|
|43||Mohammed Shami||DD (RTM)||Rs 3 Cr|
|44||Kagiso Rabada||DD (RTM)||Rs 4.2 Cr|
|45||Piyush Chawla||KKR (RTM)||Rs 4.2 Cr|
|46||Imran Tahir||CSK||Rs 1 Cr|
|47||Karn Sharma||CSK||Rs 5 Cr|
|48||Rashid Khan||SRH (RTM)||Rs 9 Cr|
|49||Amit Mishra||DD||Rs 4 Cr|
|50||Yuzvendra Chahal||RCB||Rs 6 Cr|
|51||Kuldeep Yadav||KKR (RTM)||Rs 5.8 Cr|
|52||Surya Kumar Yadav||MI||Rs 3 Cr|
|53||Shubhman Gill||KKR||Rs 3 Cr|
|54||Ishank Jaggi||KKR||Rs 20 lakhs|
|55||Ricky Bhui||SRH||Rs 20 lakhs|
|56||Mayank Agarwal||KXIP||Rs 1 Cr|
|57||Rahul Tripathi||RR||Rs 3.4 Cr|
|58||Manan Vohra||RCB||Rs 1.1 Cr|
|59||Prithvi Shaw||DD||Rs 1.2 Cr|
|60||Rahul Tewatia||DD||Rs 3 Cr|
|61||Deepak Hooda||SRH (RTM)||Rs 3.6 Cr|
|62||Vijay Shankar||DD||Rs 3. 2 Cr|
|63||Harshal Patel||DD||Rs 20 lakhs|
|64||Kamlesh Nagarkoti||KKR||Rs 3.2 Cr|
|65||Krunal Pandya||MI||Rs 8.8 Cr|
|66||Nitish Rana||KKR||Rs 3.4 Cr|
|67||D’Arcy Short||RR||Rs 4 Cr|
|68||Jofra Archer||RR||Rs 7.2 Cr|
|69||Ishan Kishan||MI||Rs 6.2 Cr|
|70||Kulwant Khejroliya||RCB||Rs 85 lakhs|
|71||Siddharth Kaul||SRH||Rs 3.8 Cr|
|72||T Natarajan||SRH||Rs 40 lakhs|
|73||Basil Thampi||SRH||Rs 95 lakhs|
|74||Aniket Choudhary||RCB||Rs 30 lakhs|
|75||Saeed Khaleel Ahmed||SRH||Rs 3 Cr|
|76||Navdeep Saini||RCB||Rs 3 Cr|
|77||Avesh Khan||DD||Rs 70 lakhs|
|78||Ankit Rajpoot||KXIP||Rs 3 Cr|
List of the teams with leftover purse amount:
|SL No||Teams||Purse Remaining||Overseas Players||Total Players|
|1||Chennai Super Kings||₹17,00,00,000||4||11|
|3||Kings XI Punjab||₹21,90,00,000||3||10|
|4||Kolkata Knight Riders||₹7,60,00,000||4||12|
|7||Royal Challengers Bangalore||₹15,85,00,000||6||14|
18:16 IST: The auctions on day 1 concludes.
18:15 IST: Ankit Singh Rajpoot is the new crorepati in the Kings XI Punjab side. His base price was Rs 30 lakhs
18:05 IST: Navdeep Saini to play for RCB. His base price was Rs 20 lakhs and has been bought for Rs 3 Cr.
18:00 IST: SRH gets yet another pacer in their squad. Saeed Khaleel Ahmed sold for Rs 3 Cr.
17:55 IST: RCB buy uncapped bowler Aniket Choudhary for Rs 30 lakhs.
17:52 IST: Another pacer in the SRH camp. Basil Thampi sold out for Rs 95 lakhs.
17:49 IST: SRH gets another uncapped pacer in the form of T Natarajan for Rs 40 lakhs.
17:48 IST: Siddharth Kaul is back to SRH, he is sold for Rs 3.8 Cr.
17:46 IST: Khejroliya to play for RCB, sold for Rs 85 lakhs.
17:45 IST: The next pool of players is the uncapped fast bowlers. The first player is Kulwant Khejroliya.
17:38 IST: Players including Ben McDermott, Aditya Tare, Ankush Bains, Vishnu Vinod, Sheldon Jackson and Prashant Chopra remain unsold.
17:28 IST: Ishan Kishan, who played for the Gujarat Lions in IPL 2017, has been bought by the Mumbai Indians for Rs 6.2 Cr.
17:26 IST: Now begins the auction of uncapped wicketkeepers. The first name, Jitesh Sharma remains unsold, The next man to go under the hammer is Ishan Kishan.
17:24 IST: Another talented uncapped player from the BBL, Jofra Archer, who will join D’Arcy Short in the Rajasthan Royals dressing room. He is sold for Rs 7.2 Cr.
17:17 IST: D’Arcy Short, the uncapped all-rounder from Australia, will be playing for Rajasthan Royals. He played phenomenally in the BBL for the Hobart Hurricanes and today cracked a deal of Rs 4 Cr.
17:14 IST: Nitish Rana couldn’t have received a better offer than this. With a base price of Rs 20 lakhs, he has been bought by KKR for Rs 3.4 Cr.
17:08 IST: Krunal Pandya, as expected, has been retained by MI via RTM. He will be receiving an amount of Rs 8.8 Cr for this season.
17:03 IST: After another long bidding tussle, KKR buy Indian U19 pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti for Rs 3.2 Cr. The pacer was expected to crack a good deal in his debut season and he got one.
16:59 IST: DD buys another uncapped at his base price of Rs 20 lakhs and he is Harshal Patel.
16:57 IST: Next is Vijay Shankar who performed well for SRH in the last season. However, this year he has been bought by DD for Rs 3.2 Cr.
16:53 IST: The next uncapped all-rounder is Deepak Hooda. SRH retains him via RTM at Rs 3.6 Cr.
16:49 IST: DD buy Tewatia for Rs 3 Cr.
16:46 IST: The auction of uncapped all-rounders begin and the first player to go under the hammer is Rahul Tewatia.
16:25 IST: The auctions will resume after a 15-minutes tea break. Here are the details of the auctions so far:
Players Sold: 59
Players Unsold: 21
Overseas Players: 27
Amount Spent: Rs 262 Cr
16:23 IST: Prithvi Shaw, as expected, created a huge stir during the auction. Finally, DD bought him for Rs 1,2 Cr.
16:20 IST: Siddhesh Lad remain unsold but the next man to go under the hammer is the India U19 skipper, Prithvi Shaw.
16:12 IST: Forner Rising Pune Supergiant opener Rahul Tripathi has been bought by Rajasthan Royals at Rs 3.4 Cr.
16:08 IST: KXIP gets first uncapped player, buys Mayank Agrawal for Rs 1 Cr.
16:07 IST: Ishank Jaggi has been bought by KKR for Rs 20 lakhs while Ricky Bhui sold on his base prize to SRH.
16:01 IST: India U-19 vice-captain Shubman Gill cracks a deal of Rs 3 Cr with KKR. It will be his debut in this cash-rich tournament.
16:00 IST: Surya Kumar Yadav will play for Mumbai Indians. He has been sold for Rs 3 Cr.
15:54 IST: The first list of spinners ends while Ish Sodhi, Adam Zampa and Samuel Badree remain unsold. Now begins the auction for uncapped batsmen and it starts with Surya Kumar Yadav.
15:50 IST: It was a tough fight between the franchise to Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav. Finally, KKR retained him via RTM for Rs 5.8 Cr.
15:44 IST: RCB get its spinner back. Yuzvendra Chahal retained by his old team via RTM. He will be getting an amount of Rs 6 Cr.
15:40 IST: Amit Mishra returns to DD with an amount of Rs 4 Cr. West Indies spinner Samuel Badree remains unsold.
15:27 IST: Afghanistan’s spin sensation Rashid Khan created a buzz in the auctions. After a long bidding stint, he initially cracked a deal of Rs 9 Cr with KXIP but SRH played the RTM and retained him.
15:26 IST: Another tussle from CSK to buy leg-spinner Karn Sharma. Finally, he is set to play under MS Dhoni and got sold for Rs 5 Cr.
15:22 IST: Surprisingly, Kiwi spinner Ish Sodhi remain unsold.
15:21 IST: Imran Tahir to play under MS Dhoni’s captaincy. CSK buy him for Rs 1 Cr.
15:17 IST: After a long tussle among the bidders, Piyush Chawla has been retained by KKR via RTM. He will be paid an amount of Rs 4.2 Cr from the franchise.
15:15 IST: Auction of the spin bowlers begins and the first name is Piyush Chawla who played for KKR in the previous season.
15:12 IST: IPL 2018 player auctions so far:
Players Sold: 44
Players Unsold: 16
Overseas Players: 25
Amount Spent: Rs 2,1520 lakhs
15:06 IST: Out of 11 pace bowlers from the first list, 6 bowlers including Mitchell Johnson, Josh Hazlewood, Tim Southee, Ishant Sharma, Mitchell McClenaghan and Lasith Malinga remain unsold.
15:05 IST: Sri Lanka veteran speedster Lasith Malinga remains unsold.
15:04 IST: Hard luck for CSK as DD play their last RTM card to retain Kagiso Rabad for Rs 4.2 Cr
15:01 IST: New Zealand pacer Mitchell McClenaghan remains unsold.
15:00 IST: Delhi Daredevils retain Mohammed Shami for Rs 3 Cr via RTM.
14:56 IST: Kiwi pacer Tim Southee goes unsold while Indian veteran speedster Ishant Sharma joins him on the list of unsold players.
14:54 IST: RCB gets Umesh Yadav for Rs 4.2 Cr.
14:48 IST: MI wins the race against CSK to buy Patt Cummins, buys him for Rs 5.4 Cr.
14:46 IST: A sudden silence in the auction hall. Aussie pacers Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood remain unsold.
14:43 IST: Mumbai Indians buy the second player today, Mustafizur Rahman for Rs 2.2 Cr.
14:41 IST: So, the first wicketkeeper list ends here. Let’s begin with the first list of fast bowlers and the first name is Mustafizur Rahman.
14:39 IST: MI withdraws their bid and RR get the chance to buy Jos Buttler for Rs 4.4 Cr.
14:35 IST: English wicketkeeper Sam Billings remains unsold while next is his teammate Jos Buttler.
14:31 IST: Amabati Rayudu all set to play for CSK in IPL 2018, sold for Rs 2.2 Cr
14:29 IST: Rajasthan got its wicketkeeper back, buy Sanju Sanson for Rs 8 Cr.
14:23 IST: KKR retain Robin Uthappa via RTM, will pay him Rs 6.4 Cr.
14:18 IST: Naman Ojha, with a base price of Rs 75 lakhs, goes unsold.
14:15 IST: A huge bid of Rs 7.4 Cr has been made for Dinesh Karthik. He is all set to play for KKR in IPL 2018.
14:12 IST: Next on the list is English wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow. He goes unsold.
14:08 IST: Indian Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has been bought by SRH for Rs 5 Cr.
14:05 IST: Quinton de Kock is the next man on the list. He will play for RCB, sold for Rs 2.8 Cr
14:02 IST: Unfortunately, Parthiv Patel goes unsold.
14:00 IST: Now it’s time for the wicketkeepers to go under the hammer. And the list starts with Parthiv Patel.
13:05 IST: Next round of auctions to start at 14:00 hrs.
13:02 IST: IPL 2018 Auctions till now:
Players Sold: 32
Players Unsold: 6
Overseas Players: 20
Amount Spent: Rs 160 Cr
13:00 IST: The last player of the all-rounder list, Moeen Ali goes to RCB. He has been bought for Rs 1.7 Cr
12:58 IST: KXIP retains Marcus Stoinis via RTM. He was sold for Rs 6.2 Cr
12:55 IST: Stuart Binny is back in RR, sold for Rs 50 lakhs.
12:52 IST: Kiwi opener Colin Munro has been bought by DD for Rs 1.9 Cr
12:49 IST: Yusuf Pathan sold for Rs 1.2 Cr, to play for SRH
12:47 IST: Aussie speedster James Faulkner remains unsold. The next man under the hammer is Yusuf Pathan.
12:46 IST: Kiwi all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme has been bought by RCB for Rs 2.2 Cr.
12:42 IST: Kedar Jadhav sold to CSK for Rs 7.8 Cr.
12:37 IST: The next all-rounder is Shane Watson. He will play for CSK in IPL 2018. He has been sold for Rs 4 Cr.
12:31 IST: Carlos Brathwaite bought by SRH for Rs 2 Cr.
12:29 IST: Chris Woakes has been bought by RCB for Rs 7.4 Cr. The Virat Kohli led team gets its first seamer and a middle-order batsman.
12:25 IST: Now comes the all-rounder list 1 and the first name to go under the hammer is England’s Chris Woakes.
12:24 IST: IPL 2018 Auctions till now:
Players Sold: 22
Overseas Players: 13
Total Amount Spent: 1,224 lakhs
12:18 IST: From the first list of batsmen, Murali Vijay, Martin Guptill and Hashim Amla remained unsold.
12:15 IST: Kiwi opener Martin Guptill finds no buyer, remains unsold.
12:08 IST: Manish Pandey goes under the hammer. Bought by SRH for Rs 11 Cr.
12:04 IST: KKR get their opener back. Buy Chris Lynn for Rs 9.6 Cr.
11:57 IST: DD buy Jason Roy for Rs 1.5 Cr.
11:56 IST: Former New Zealand skipper, Brendon McCullum sold for Rs 3.6 Cr to RCB.
11:52 IST: Australian opener Aaron Finch sold for Rs 6.2 Cr to KXIP.
11:44 IST: South African T20 specialist batsman David Miller retained by KXIP via RTM for Rs 3 Cr.
11:42 IST: Murali Vijay remains unsold.
11:38 IST: Indian current opener KL Rahul has been bought by KXIP for a massive Rs 11 Cr. His base price was Rs 2 Cr.
11:35 IST: Karun Nair, who had the base price of Rs 50 lakhs, has been bought by KXIP for Rs 5.6 Cr.
11:28 IST: 14 out of 16 marquee players are sold. No buyers for Chris Gayle and Joe Root. Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir to play for new teams i.e, CSK, DD and KXIP respectively.
11:22 IST: Last player from the marquee list 2, Yuvraj Singh. Sold to KXIP for Rs 2 CR
11:20 IST: Joe Root, the English skipper, goes unsold.
11:18 IST: Kane William to play for SRH. Sold for Rs 3 Cr.
11:16 IST: CSK use RTM to retain DJ Bravo for Rs 6.4 Cr.
11:12 IST: Gautam Gambhir bought by Rs 2.8 Cr by DD.
11:09 IST: Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell sold for Rs 9 Cr. Delhi Daredevils buys him.
11:03 IST: Shakib-al-Hassan to play for SRH. Sold for Rs 2 Cr.
11:01 IST: Chennai Super Kings buy Harbhajan Singh at his base price Rs 2 Cr.
11:00 IST: Second marquee list – Harbhajan Singh is the opening bid
10:49 IST: From the first marquee list, seven out of eight players were sold. Surprisingly, there was no bid for the Universe Boss, Chris Gayle.
10:40 IST: KKR buy Mitchell Starc for Rs 9.4 Cr
10:37 IST: Ajinkya Rahane retained by Rajasthan Royals via RTM for Rs. 4 Cr
10:34 IST: CSK retain Faf du Plessis via RTM for Rs 1.6 Cr
10:32 IST: Rajasthan Royals buy Ben Stokes for Rs 12.5 Cr
10:27 IST: Chris Gayle, the universe boss goes unsold in the first round.
10:26 IST: West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard retained by MI via RTM for Rs 5.4 Cr.
10:21 IST: R Ashwin, bought by KXIP for Rs 7.6 Cr. Will CSK use the RTM to get him back?
10:20 IST: SRH is left with 2 RTMs now.
10:14 IST: Auctions begins with Shikhar Dhawan who has a base price of Rs 2 crore. Sunrisers Hyderabad retain Gabbar via RTM for Rs 5.2 crore.
10:08 IST: Auctioneer Richard Madley has taken over the podium and begins the IPL 2018 player auctions.
10:05 IST: And here begin the mega IPL auctions. All the team owners have arrived in the auction hall, Meanwhile, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla welcomes Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.
9:44 IST: The marquee players list consist of big names including Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir, Ben Stokes, DJ Bravo, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Kane Williamson, Joe Root, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, R Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Kieron Pollard, Shakib Al Hasan, Chris Gayle and Faf du Plessis.
09:30 IST: The IPL 2018 mega-auctions is going to begin shortly. All the franchises have arrived at the venue. The IPL council has already announced the size of the team which is:
Maximum overseas players: 8, Maximum squad size: 25
09:26 IST: A total of 16 marquee players with a base price ranging from Rs 1 crore to Rs 2 crore are set to go under the hammer today.
08:43 IST: Welcome to the live coverage of IPL auctions 2018. The auctions will start at 9:30 am. Keep following InUth for the latest updates.
Earlier, all the eight franchises announced the names of the retained players for the eleventh edition of this cash-rich tournament starting from April 7, 2018, in Mumbai.
Apart from the fresh auctions, the return of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the tournament has been the talk of the town for quite a long while now. These two franchises were suspended for two years due to corruption charges.
A total of 18 players have already been retained by the 8 franchises. Here’s the list of teams with the availability of and RTMs.
RTMs and Purse available with each franchise:
The auctions on day two will begin at 10:00 am in Bengaluru.