IPL 2019 Auction- The Hits & The Misses

Whether it’s Yuvraj Singh being sold off at his base price to Mumbai Indians or Varun Chakravarthy & Jaydev Unadkat acquiring the highest bid of the day at Rs 8.4 crore, IPL Auctions for 2019 were filled with awestrucking moments.

Off the 351 players that were up for sale, 60 of them were acquired by the eight franchises, leaving 32 players uncapped. But that’s not all, what drew special attention were Indian fast bowlers, mystery spinners, and overseas batsmen.

Interestingly, there were 8 players who breached the Rs 5 crore mark.

Here is how the different teams stack up before IPL 2019:

Kings XI Punjab

  • Players bought: Moises Henriques – 1 crores, Nicholas Pooran – 4.20 crores, Mohammed Shami – 4.80 crores, Sarfaraz Khan – 25 lakhs, Varun Chakravarthy – 8.40 crores, Sam Curran – 7.20 crores, Hardus Viljoen – 75 lakhs, Arshdeep Singh – 20 lakhs, Darshan Nalkande – 30 lakhs, Prabhsimran Singh – 4.80 crores, Agnivesh Ayachi – 20 lakhs, Harpreet Brar – 20 lakhs, Murugan Ashwin – 20 lakhs
  • Remaining squad: Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mandeep Singh(traded)

Delhi Capitals:

  • Players bought: Hanuma Vihari – 2 crores, Axar Patel – 5 crores, Ishant Sharma – 1.10 crore, Ankush Bains – 20 lakhs, Colin Ingram – 6.4 crores, Sherfane Rutherford – 2 crores, Keemo Paul – 50 lakhs, Jalaj Saxena – 20 lakhs, Bandaru Ayyappa – 20 lakhs
  • Remaining squad: Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Tewatia, Harshal Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Sandeep Lamichhane, Avesh Khan

Royal Challengers Bangalore:

    • Players bought: Shimron Hetmyer – 4.20 crores, Gurkeerat Singh – 50 lakhs, Devdutt Padikal – 20 lakhs, Shivam Dube – 5 crores, Heinrich Klaasen – 50 lakhs, Himmat Singh – 65 lakhs, Milind Kumar – 20 lakhs, Prayas Ray Barman – 1.50 crores, Akshdeep Nath – 3.60 crores
    • Remaining squad: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Kulwant Khejroliya, Moeen Ali, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Tim Southee, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Marcus Stoinis(traded)

Kolkata Knight Riders

  • Players bought: Carlos Brathwaite – 5 crores, Lockie Ferguson – 1.60 crore, Anrich Nortje – 20 lakhs, Nikhil Naik – 20 lakhs, Harry Gurney – 75 lakhs, Prithvi Raj Yarra – 20 lakhs, Joe Denly – 1 crore, Shrikant Mundhe – 20 lakhs
  • Remaining squad: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla

Sunrisers Hyderabad

  • Players bought: Wriddhiman Saha – 1.20 crores, Jonny Bairstow – 2.20 crores Martin Guptill – 1 crore
  • Remaining squad: Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, and Shakib Al-Hasan, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem, Abhishek Sharma(Traded)

Rajasthan Royals

  • Players bought: Jaydev Unadkat – 8.40 crores, Varun Aaron – 2.40 crores, Oshane Thomas – 1.10 crores, Shashank Singh – 30 lakhs, Liam Livingstone – 50 lakhs, Shubham Ranjane – 20 lakhs, Manan Vohra – 20 lakhs, Ashton Turner – 50 lakhs, Riyan Parag – 20 lakhs.
  • Remaining squad: Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, Sudhesan Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror, Jos, Buttler, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi

Mumbai Indians

  • Players bought: Lasith Malinga – 2 crore, Anmolpreet Singh – 80 lakhs, Barinder Sran – 3.40 crore, Pankaj Jaiswal – 20 lakhs, Rasikh Dar – 20 lakhs, Yuvraj Singh – 1 crore
  • Remaining players: Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff, Evin Lewis, Quinton de Kock (traded)

Chennai Super Kings

  • Players bought: Mohit Sharma – 5 crores, Ruturaj Gaikwad – 20 lakhs
  • Remaining players: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Faf Du Plessis, Sam Billings, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Lungisani Ngidi, Asif KM, N Jagadeesan, Monu Singh, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, David Willey, Mitchell Santner

It’s only time for us to witness some magnificence coming live with the unplanned & twisted plots for the upcoming season.

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