Indian Premier League 10th edition is on the carts and all franchises have tied their shoes for a thrilling encounter both on the pitch and off the pitch. Recently, IPL governing committee organized IPL 2017 auction of players and it was one way traffic. Overseas player were sold for plenty highest bid was made for English man Ben Stokes. A whooping Rs. 14.5 cr was paid by Pune to make him the costliest overseas player in IPL history.
Indian players were shown a lesser interest by franchisees. The highest bid was made for Karn Sharma, he was purchased in Rs. 3.2 Crore by Mumbai Indians.
A total of 365 players were introduced in the auction out of which 66 were sold.
Tymal Mills, the pacer also grabbed a deal of Rs. 12 Crore to play with Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Chris Woakes another man from England clinched a deal of Rs 4.2 Crore with Kolkata Knight Riders.
Interestingly two players from associate nation Afghanistan made debut at IPL. Mohammad Nabi (30 Lakhs) and Rashid Khan (4 Crore) were sold to Delhi and Hyderabad respectively.
Out of 39 Indians sold in 1st edition of auction only two managed to touch multi-crore marks. Karn Sharma and Varun Aaron were among the toppers from Indian players.
Big guns from India; Ishant Sharma, Irfan Khan remained unsold.
List of all the teams after auction:
Kolkata Knight Riders
Indian : Gautam Gambhir, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Yusuf Pathan, Umesh Yadav, Sheldon Jackson, Ankit Rajput, Rishi Dhawan, Ishank Jaggi, Sayan Ghosh, R Sanjay Yadav
Overseas: Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, Chris Lynn, Shakib-Al-Hassan, Trent Boult, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Darren Bravo, Chris Woakes, Rovman Powell
Indian: Zaheer Khan, Mohammad Shami, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, CV Milind, Khaleel Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Murugan Ashwin, Aditya Tare, Shashank Singh, Ankit Bawne, Navdeep Saini
Overseas: JP Duminy, Quinton De Kock, Sam Billings, Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Pat Cummins, Angelo Mathews, Corey Anderson,
Indian: Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Dhawal Kulkarni, Praveen Kumar, Ishan Kishan, Pradeep Sangwan, Shivil Kaushik, Shadab Jakati, Jaydev Shah, Manpreet Gony, Nathu Singh, Munaf Patel, Akshdeep Nath, Basil Thampi, Shubham Agarwal, Tejas Baroka, Pratham Singh, Shelley Shaurya
Overseas: James Faulkner, Brendon McCullum, Dwayne Bravo, Aaron Finch, Dwayne Smith, Andrew Tye, Jason Roy, Chirag Suri
Kings XI Punjab
Indian: Manan Vohra, Axar Patel, Gurkeerat Mann Singh, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Wriddhiman Saha, Murali Vijay, Nikhil Naik, Mohit Sharma, KC Cariappa, Armaan Jaffer, Pradeep Sahu, Swapnil Singh, Varun Aaron, Rahul Tewatia, Rinku Singh, T Natarajan
Overseas: David Miller, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Hashim Amla, Eoin Morgan, Matt Henry, Martin Guptill, Darren Sammy
Indian: Rohit Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Gopal, Vinay Kumar, Parthiv Patel, Nitish Rana, Sidhesh Lad, Jagadeesh Suchith, Hardik Pandya, Jitesh Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Punia, Saurabh Tiwary, Karn Sharma, Krishnappa Gowtham, Kulwant Khejroliya
Overseas: Keiron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Lendl Simmons, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jos Buttler, Tim Southee, Nicholas Pooran, Mitchell Johnson, Asela Gunaratne
Rising Pune Supergiant
Indian: MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ashok Dinda, Ankush Bains, Rajat Bhatia, Ankit Sharma, Ishwar Pandey, Jaskaran Singh, Baba Aparajith, Deepak Chahar, Mayank Agarwal, Manoj Tiwary, Jaydev Unadkat, Rahul Chahar, Saurabh Kumar, Milind Tandon, Rahul Tripathi
Overseas: Steve Smith, Francois Du Plesis, Mitchell Marsh, Adam Zampa, Usman Khawaja, Ben Stokes, Dan Christian, Lockie Ferguson
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Indian: Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Mandeep Singh, Sarfaraz Khan, Sreenath Aravind, Kedar Jadhav, Stuart Binny, Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdulla, Lokesh Rahul, Avesh Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Pawan Negi, Praveen Dubey, Aniket Choudhary
Overseas: AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Adam Milne, Shane Watson, Samuel Badree, Travis Head, Tymal Mills, Billy Stanlake
Indian: Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Naman Ojha, Ricky Bhui, Siddharth Kaul, Bipul Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh, Abhimanyu Mithun, Barinder Sran, Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar, Eklavya Dwivedi, Pravin Tambe, Tanmay Agarwal, Mohammad Siraj
Overseas: David Warner, Moises Henriques, Kane Williamson, Ben Cutting, Mustafizur Rehman, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Ben Laughlin