20 December, 2018
At Rs one crore, a player like Yuvraj is probably a (biggest) steal of 12 (sic) years.
While Mohit returned to Chennai Super Kings after the defending champion lost out in the race for Unadkat, the left-arm pacer was roped in by Mumbai Indians as a possible replacement for Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman. He has been widely credited for Madurai Panthers maiden TNPL title win this year. On Tuesday, the Royals lapped him up him after a bidding battle with KXI, CSK and Delhi Capitals.
But the major highlight of the day was the emergence of lesser known Indian players earning big in the auction.
He also fetched ₹8.4 crore, the same as Unadkat, when Kings XI Punjab pipped Kolkata Knight Riders.
While the latter was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore for ₹5 crore with Mumbai Indians giving up after a final bid of ₹ 4.8 crore, the battle for Varun surpassed all expectations.
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With a base price of 20 lakh, Shivam Dubey, a Mumbai cricketer, wasn't a familiar face before the auction.
Another West Indian to get an attractive deal was wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran. He was picked up by KXIP at his base of price of Rs 2 crore earlier this year before the team released him following a lean 2018 IPL. He is a T20 find and is yet to play Test cricket.
Among Indian players, Axar Patel was the first to touch the Rs 5 crore mark - an amount dished out by Delhi Capitals, who also bought Hanuma Vihari for Rs 2 crore.
Teams are also likely to chase experienced overseas players such as Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales, who have put themselves in the Rs 1.5 crore category.