IPL Auction 2020: 8 Franchises Spend Rs 140 Crore on 62 Players
Latest updates from the players auction for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League.
- 338 players are going under the hammer in the 2020 IPL auction today
- Pat Cummins has emerged as the most expensive player so far, picked up by KKR for Rs 15.50 crore
- Piyush Chawla is the most expensive Indian in this auction after getting picked by CSK for Rs 6.75 crore.
IPL Auction 2020 Concludes in Kolkata
At the end of the 2020 Indian Premier League auction, eight franchises have spent a total of Rs 140 crore to fill 62 of the 73 slots available for the upcoming season. Of those who got themselves an IPL contract today, 29 were overseas players.
While KXIP completed their 25-man squad by winning the bids for 8 players, they go home with a total of Rs 16,50,00,000 – more than any other franchise.
Royal Challengers Bangalore, who had the most available slots at the start of the day, currently have a 21-man squad after buying eight players.
Pat Cummins (Rs 15.50 cr), Glenn Maxwell (Rs 10.75 cr), Chris Morris (Rs 10 cr), Sheldon Cottrell (Rs 8.5 cr) got the top bids while Piyush Chawla was the most expensive Indian player at this auction after getting bought by CSK for Rs 6.75 crore.
Among the uncapped players, 17-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal bagged the highest bid, getting picked by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 2.4 crore.
IPL Auction Live: Dale Steyn Sold to RCB!
He returns to the bidding table for a third time, and RCB finally bag South African pacer Dale Steyn for his base price of Rs 2 crore.
And that concludes the 2020 IPL auction.
IPL Auction Live: Marcus Stoinis Sold to DC
Unsold in the first round, Marcus Stoinis attracts bids from Delhi and RR after returning to the table. Starting from his base price of Rs 1 crore, the two franchises go back and forth before RR bow out and Delhi bag the Aussie middle-order batsman for Rs 4.80 crore.
IPL Auction Live: Prabhsimran Singh Sold to KXIP
Prabhsimran Singh returns to the bidding table, and is brought back by his previous franchise KXIP for Rs 55 lakh after a brief bidding war with RCB.
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