Indian Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was on Thursday purchased by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for ₹50 Lakhs within the ongoing mini-auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Pujara has performed 30 video games within the IPL and can now don the yellow jersey for the previous champions. He final performed in IPL for Punjab in 2014, the yr they reached the ultimate. Also, Tom Curran was bought Delhi Capitals for ₹5.25 crore
Meanwhile, Pawan Negi, New Zealand batsman Martin Guptil, Australian batsman Shaun Marsh, Corey Anderson, and Rassie van der Dussen went unsold on the public sale.
All-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham was additionally purchased by CSK for ₹9.5 crore making him the most costly uncapped Indian participant at IPL public sale.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opened the bidding for Gowtham at his base worth of ₹20 lakh however was finally picked by CSK for ₹9.25 cr. Star wicket-keeper batsman Mohammed Azharuddeen was bought to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for ₹20 lakh.
Lukman Meriwala went to Delhi Capitals for ₹20 Lakh. The Baroda pacer had scalped 15 wickets from eight matches within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in January. Chetan Sakariya was picked up by Rajasthan Royals for ₹1.2 crore. He had his base worth as ₹20 lakh.
Also, Uncapped participant Shahrukh Khan was bagged by Punjab Kings. Shahrukh had his base worth of ₹20 lakh however he went to Punjab Kings for ₹5.25 crore. Delhi Capitals, RCB, and Punjab Kings all made the bids for him, however ultimately, the profitable bid was made by Punjab Kings.
Indian pacer Umesh Yadav was purchased by Delhi Capitals for ₹1 crore and Sheldon Cottrell, Alex Carey, Sam Billings, and Kusal Perera all went unsold.
Earlier, Glenn Maxwell ( ₹14.25 crore), Chris Morris ( ₹16.25 crore), and Jhye Richardson ( ₹14 crore) had been the largest buys within the ongoing public sale
South African all-rounder Morris grew to become the most costly participant at an IPL public sale after he was purchased by Rajasthan Royals for ₹16.25 crore.
Morris entered with a base worth of ₹75 lakh. Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) each confirmed curiosity earlier than Rajasthan Royals made a belated entry after RCB pulled out at ₹10 crore.
The bidding continued between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals and the South African all-rounder was lastly bought to the Royals. The charge smashed the report ₹16 crore paid for Yuvraj Singh by Delhi Daredevils in 2015.
Karun Nair who had his base worth as ₹50 lakh didn’t discover any takers and he went unsold fairly early within the public sale. England batters Alex Hales and Jason Roy who had their base worth as ₹1.5 crore and ₹2 crore respectively additionally didn’t discover any takers and he additionally went unsold.