All-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham was on Thursday purchased by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) within the ongoing mini-auction of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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 offered 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 player 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 in the long run, the profitable bid was made by Punjab Kings.
Shahrukh was in exceptional type within the not too long ago concluded Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and he made a serious hand in Tamil Nadu profitable the title for the second time.
Rajat Patidar was offered to RCB for ₹20 lakh whereas India spinner Piyush Chawla was picked by Mumbai Indians for ₹2.4 cr. Bangladesh bowler Mustafizur Rahman was offered to Rajasthan Royals for ₹1 crore whereas New Zealand pacer Adam Milne and Australian all-rounder Nathan Coulter-Nile had been picked up by Mumbai Indians for ₹3.2 crore and ₹5 crore respectively.
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.
Meanwhile, South African all-rounder Chris Morris grew to become the most expensive player 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.
Bidding continued between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals and the South African all-rounder was lastly offered to the Royals. The price smashed the report ₹16 crore paid for Yuvraj Singh by Delhi Daredevils in 2015.
India all-rounder Shivam Dube was additionally picked by Rajasthan Royals for ₹4.4 crore through the public sale whereas England batsman Dawid Malan was purchased by Punjab Kings for ₹1.5 crore.
Also, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) whereas England’s all-rounder Moeen Ali was picked by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for ₹7 crore.
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.