Among the players expected to garner a lot of interest was Shimron Hetmyer, who was a bright spot for West Indies on their tour of India earlier this year.
Mohammed Shami, who picked up 6 for 56 in the Perth Test against Australia, went to Kings XI for INR 4.8 crore (approx Dollars 667,000). A total of 70 players can be bought at the auction with 20 slots available for the the foreign players. At Rs one crore, a player like Yuvraj is probably a (biggest) steal of 12 (sic) years. I was thinking they'll take me for my base price (Rs. 20 lakh). Axar Patel also earned big getting INR 5 Crore from Delhi Capitals, who once again staved off bids from KXIP.
His teammate Brathwaite, the star of 2016 World T20, was sold to KKR for Rs five crore after a bidding war between the Dinesh Karthik-led side and Kings XI Punjab.
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Patel, who made his name at KXIP, was bought by Delhi Capitals after a bidding battle with the Punjab franchise.
"We are trying our best to ensure that not a single game is taken out of India", said Choudhary during the IPL auction in Jaipur on Tuesday. Mohit Sharma, a death-overs specialist with his assortment of slower balls, attracted bids from various franchises until he was finally sold to defending champions Chennai Super Kings for INR 5 crore (USD 694,000).
Brendon McCullum has gone unsold in the Indian Premier League auction.
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DF Kyle Walker, 6 - It's rare he comes up against someone who can match his pace. "It's better to start step by step". Lookman disclosed as much while throwing light on the impact Silva has made with the club in the unfolding season.