IPL 2019 auction highlights: Uncapped players bag better deal than Yuvraj

In the IPL 2019 auction, unheralded architect-turned-cricketer Varun Chakravarthy fetched a sensational bid of Rs 84 million (Rs 8.4 crore), more than 40 times his base price, before veteran Yuvraj Singh finally found a buyer at the IPL players' auction 2019 that had an unmissable Caribbean flavour to it.

Chakravarthy, with a base price of Rs 2 million (Rs 20 lakh), went to Kings XI Punjab after a bidding war that also involved Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals. KXIP, who had the maximum money going into the auction, also spent big on England all-rounder Sam Curran, buying him for Rs 72 million (Rs 7.2 crore), the most for an overseas player on Tuesday. Yuvraj fans must have also heaved a sigh of relief when the 37-year-old was bought by Mumbai Indians for his base price of Rs 10 million (Rs 1 crore) after going unsold initially.

"If you are wondering why this took time...we've just got back to senses! Welcome to Mumbai," tweeted Mumbai Indians.

Yuvraj secured a last minute deal but his IPL fortunes have been declining rapidly. In 2015, he fetched a record Rs 160 million (Rs 16 crore) deal with the Delhi franchise but was picked up by KXIP at his base of price of Rs 20 million (Rs 2 crore) in PKL 2018 before the team released him. Both uncapped and capped Indians were in demand at the auction. Medium pacer Jaydev Unadkat became a millionaire once again with a Rs 84 million (Rs 8.4 crore) bid from Rajasthan Royals but the spotlight was firmly on Chakravarthy, the 27-year-old mystery spinner from Tamil Nadu who gave up a career as freelance architect to pursue cricket.

"We had to wait and see how the bid was going (for Chakravarthy). He can bowl in the Powerplay and in the death and can also bat," said KXIP coach Mike Hesson.

 

Chakravarthy has risen to prominence owing to a strong showing in the Tamil Nadu Premier League. He has been widely credited for Madurai Panthers maiden TNPL title win this year.

Unadkat, on the other hand, is back in the RR fold after being released at the end of the 2018 season. He had been bought for Rs 115 million (Rs 11.5 crore) by RR earlier this year. On Tuesday, the Royals lapped him up him after a bidding battle with KXI, CSK and Delhi Capitals.

Besides Chakaravarthy, the other uncapped players who attracted huge amounts were 16-year-old all-rounder Prayas Ray Barman from Bengal { Rs 15 million (Rs 1.5 cr) to RCB], Punjab wicketkeeper Prab Simran Singh [ Rs 48 million (Rs 4.8 cr) to KXIP), Mumbai batsmen Shivam Dube [ Rs 50 million (Rs 5 cr) to RCB] and Uttar Pradesh batsman Akshdeep Singh [ Rs 36 million (Rs 3.6 cr) to RCB]. Akshdeep was bought after he re-entered the auction pool.

With uncertainty over the availability of Australian and England players in a World Cup year, the teams went after the West Indians.

Out of the 20 overseas slots available, six were sealed by the Caribbean players including Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite , Nicholas Pooran, Oshane Thomas, Keemo Paul and Sherfane Rutherford.

Royal Challengers Bangalore paid Rs 42 million (Rs 4.2 crore) for Hetmyer. Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals also bid for the stylish West Indian batsman, who had a base price of Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh).

His teammate Brathwaite, the star of 2016 World T20, was sold to KKR for Rs 50 million (Rs 5 crore) after a bidding war between the Dinesh Karthik-led side and Kings XI Punjab. Another West Indian to get an attractive deal was wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran. The 23-year-old, who came with a base price of Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh), went for Rs 42 million (Rs 4.20 crore) to KXIP. He is a T20 find and is yet to play Test cricket. Delhi Capitals paid Rs 20 million (Rs 2 crore) and Keemo Paul while Royals bought Thomas for Rs 11 million (Rs 1.1 crore).

Amongst other Indians, spinner Axar Patel [ Rs 50 million (Rs 5 crore)], pacer Mohit Sharma [Rs 50 million (Rs 5 crore)] and Mohammad Shami [ Rs 48 million (Rs 4.8 crore)] were the other names to fetch big bids.

Patel, who made his name at KXIP, was bought by Delhi Capitals after a bidding battle with the Punjab franchise.

Shami, who turned up for Delhi last season, was sold to KXIP while Mohit went back to Chennai Super Kings after a stint with KXIP.

Indian Test player Hanuma Vihari was sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 million (Rs two crore), four times his base price.

Pacer Ishant Sharma, who had a base price of Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh), went to Delhi Capitals for Rs 11 million (Rs 1.1 crore) while wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was bought back by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 12 million (Rs 1.2 crore).

The high-profile unsold players were Cheteshwar Pujara, Brendon McCullum, Shaun Marsh, Chris Woakes and Dale Steyn.


9:16 PM IST The auctions for IPL 2019 has finally closed. Uncapped Indian players got the biggest deals along with a few players from Windies. However, the event proved to be a mixed bag for star players. Though Yuvraj Singh managed to find a buyer in the second round, many stalwarts including Dale Steyn and Jason Holder failed to attract any bid and were left unsold. 

9:10 PM IST Rajasthan Royal bags the last player - Riyan Parag 

9:09 PM IST Ashton Turner sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 5 million

9:08 PM IST Manan Vohra sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 2 million (20 lakh)

9:08 PM IST Three more players to go

9:04 PM IST Sandeep Warrier, Ashton Turner, Tanmay Mishra fail to attract bids once again, remain unsold

9:02 PM IST Kedar Devdhar unsold

9:01 PM IST Joe Denly finds a bidder in 2nd round, sold to Kolkata

9:00 PM IST Zeeshan Ansari goes unsold

9:00 PM IST Shubham Ranjane sold to Royals for Rs 2 million (20 lakh)

8:59 PM IST Murugan Ashwin sold to KXIP for Rs 2 million (20 lakh)

8:55 PM IST If you are wondering why this took time...we've just got back to senses! WELCOME TO MUMBAI, @YUVSTRONG12

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The auctions for IPL 2019 has finally closed. Uncapped Indian players got the biggest deals along with a few players from Windies. However, the event proved to be a mixed bag for star players. Though Yuvraj Singh managed to find a buyer in the second round, many stalwarts including Dale Steyn and Jason Holder failed to attract any bid and were left unsold. 
Rajasthan Royal bags the last player - Riyan Parag 
Ashton Turner sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 5 million
Manan Vohra sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 2 million (20 lakh)
Three more players to go
Sandeep Warrier, Ashton Turner, Tanmay Mishra fail to attract bids once again, remain unsold
Kedar Devdhar unsold
Joe Denly finds a bidder in 2nd round, sold to Kolkata
Zeeshan Ansari goes unsold
Shubham Ranjane sold to Royals for Rs 2 million (20 lakh)
Murugan Ashwin sold to KXIP for Rs 2 million (20 lakh)
New Zealander Luke Ronchi and South African bowler Dale Steyn remain unsold
Rishi Dhawan, Jason Holder unsold again
Jagadeesha Suchith, Saurabh Tiwary remains in the unsold category
Ishan Porel fails to find a buyer
Chama Milind goes unsold
UP batsman Akshdeep Nath sold to RCB for Rs 36 million (3.6 crore)
Akshdeep Nath back on the bidding table
Yuvraj Singh sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 10 million (1 crore)
Yuvraj Singh sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 10 million (1 crore)
2nd time unlucky!

Manoj Tiwary, Chris Jordan again fail to attract buyers
Martin Guptill sold to SRH for Rs 10 million (1 crore) 
Karanveer Kaushal (Base price - Rs 2 million) goes unsold
Akash Parkar goes unsold
After a fierce bidding war, all-rounder Prayas Ray Barman sold to RCB for 15 million (1.5 crore)
Keemo Paul sold to Delhi at Rs 5 million (50 lakh)
Prabhsimran Singh joins Kings XI Punjab


Franchises show interest in Prabhsimran Singh, bid crosses Rs 1.5 crore
Uncapped Indian player Shashank Singh sold to Rajasthan Royals at Rs 3 million (30 lakh) 
Swapnil Singh also fails to find a buyer
Sairaj Patil goes unsold
Darshan Nalkande sold to Kings XI Punjab at Rs 3 million (30 lakh)
Milind Kumar sold to RCB at Rs 2 million (20 lakh)
Sikandar Raza with base price Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh) goes unsold
Fabien Allen with base price Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold
Arshdeep Singh sold to KXIP for Rs 2 million (Rs 20 lakh)
Himmat Singh with base price 2 million sold to RCB for Rs 6.5 million (Rs 65 lakh)
Rajasthan Royals bag Oshane Thomas for Rs 11 million (Rs 1.1 cr)
RR and KXIP battling for Oshane Thomas as the bid price soars past Rs 11 million
Oshane Thomas with Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) and KXIP open the bid
James Pattinson goes unsold
USA's Ali Khan with base price Rs 4 million (Rs 40 lakh) went unsold
Manpreet Grewal went unsold
Dan Christian with base price Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr) goes unsold
Rilee Rossow went unsold
Joe Denly with base price Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr) goes unsold
Satyajeet Bachhav with base price Rs 2 million went unsold
Qais Ahmad went unsold
KKR bag Anrich Nortje for Rs 2 million (Rs 20 lakh)
Delhi Capitals bags Sherfane Rutherford for Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr)
Delhi Capitals and KKR are battling for Rutherford as his bid price soars past Rs 15 million (Rs 1.5 cr)
Sherfane Rutherford with base price Rs 4 million (Rs 40 lakh) gets an opening bid from Delhi Capitals
Pravin Dubey with base price Rs 2 million ( Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold
IPL 2019 auction resumes after break
The high-profile unsold players were Cheteshwar Pujara, Brendon McCullum and Chris Woakes.
Delhi Capitals, earlier known as Delhi Daredevils, bag Hanuma Vihari
 
Indian Test player Hanuma Vihari was sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 million (Rs 2 crore), four times his base price. Pacer Ishant Sharma, who had a base price of Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh), went to Delhi Capitals for Rs 11 million (Rs 1.1 crore) while wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was bought back by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 12 million (Rs 1.2 crore)
West Indian player bag hefty deals

Besides the capped Indians, the West Indians too were in demand with Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite and Nicholas Pooran bagging hefty deals in the first round of bidding. Spinner Axar Patel (Rs five crore), pacer Mohit Sharma (Rs five crore) and Mohammad Shami (Rs 4.8 crore) were the other names to fetch big bids. Patel, who made his name at KXIP, was bought by Delhi Capitals after a bidding battle with the Punjab franchise. Shami, who turned up for Delhi last season, was sold to KXIP while Mohit went back to Chennai Super Kings after a stint with KXIP. Royal Challengers Bangalore paid Rs 4.2 crore for Hetmyer. Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals also bid for the stylish West Indian batsman, who had a base price of Rs 50 lakh. 
 
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. The all-rounder had entered the auction with a base price of Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh). Another West Indian to get an attractive deal was wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran. The 23-year-old, who came with a base price of Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh), went for Rs 42 million (Rs 4.20 crore) to KXIP. He is a T20 find and is yet to play Test cricket.
 
Uncapped Chakravarthy, Unadkat rake in big money; Yuvraj unsold at IPL auction

Unheralded architect-turned-cricketer Varun Chakravarthy fetched a sensational bid of Rs 84 million (Rs 8.4 crore), more than 40 times his base price, but veteran Yuvraj Singh went unsold in an IPL players' auction that had an unmissable Caribbean flavour to it. Chakravarthy, with a base price of Rs 2 million (Rs 20 lakh), went to Kings XI Punjab after a bidding war that also involved Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.
 
KXIP also spent big on England all-rounder Sam Curran, buying him for Rs 72 million (Rs 7.2 crore). Medium pacer Jaydev Unadkat became a millionaire once again with a Rs 84 million (Rs 8.4 crore) bid from Rajasthan Royals but the spotlight was firmly on Chakravarthy, the 27-year-old mystery spinner from Tamil Nadu who gave up a career as freelance architect to pursue cricket. "We always knew that we will break the wall for him," said KXIP CEO Satish Menon.
 
Chakravarthy has risen to prominence owing to a strong showing in the Tamil Nadu Premier League. He has been widely credited for Madurai Panthers maiden TNPL title win this year. Unadkat, on the other hand, is back in the RR fold after being released at the end of the 2018 season. He had been bought for Rs 115 million (Rs 11.5 crore) by RR earlier this year. On Tuesday, the Royals lapped him up him after a bidding battle with KXI, CSK and Delhi Capitals.
 
Capped Indian players were in demand and so were the West Indians before a 15-minute tea break at the auction. However, there were no takers for 37-year-old Yuvraj, who was a sought after player in the IPL for a long time and during his prime, attracted a Rs 160 million (Rs 16 crore) bid. He entered into the auction with a base price of Rs 10 million (Rs 1 crore) and could still find a buyer later in the auction if he is among the unsold players brought back into the pool by the franchises.
Break Time
Dale Steyn with base price of Rs 15 million (Rs 1.5 cr) went unsold
New Zealand's Lockie Ferguson with opening bid of Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr). KKR grab him for Rs 16 million (Rs 1.6 cr)
Morne Morkel with opening bid of Rs 15 million (Rs 1.5 cr) goes unsold
Abhimanyu Mithun with base price of Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold
Kane Richardson with opening bid of Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr) goes unsold
Vinay Kumar goes unsold
Barinder Sran sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 32 million (Rs 3.2 cr)
CSK and MI are battling hard for Sran as the bid price soar past Rs 10 million
Barinder Sran with opening bid of Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh)
Heinrich Klaasen opening bid is Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) and sold to RCB
KXIP bag Sam Curran for Rs 72 million (Rs 7.2 cr)
Sam Curran bidding price soars past Rs 70 million (Rs 7 cr)
After Delhi exit, KXIP and RCB are battling hard for Sam Curran as the bid soar past Rs 60 million (Rs 6 cr)
Sam Curran bidding price soars past Rs 40 million (Rs 4 cr)
Sam Curran with opening bid for Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr). Delhi and RCB are battling hard for Curran.
Jason Holder with opening bid of Rs 7.5 million went unsold
Parvez Rasool with opening bid of Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold
Corey Anderson with opening bid of Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr) goes unsold
Rishi Dhawan went unsold
Angelno Mathews went unsold
Hasim Amla opening bid is Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr) and goes unsold
Saurabh Tiwary opening bid is Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold
Shaun Marsh opening bid is Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr) goes unsold
Delhi Capitals bag Colin Ingram for Rs 64 million (Rs 6.4 cr)
Jaipur and Hyderabad are bidding for Colin Ingram as the bid price is at Rs 60 million (Rs 6 cr)
SRH bids Rs 50 million (Rs 5 cr) for Colin Ingram
Colin Ingram opening bid is Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr) and Delhi Capitals open the bid. SRH and Delhi is battling hard as the bid price soars past Rs 40 million (Rs 4 cr)
Reeza Hendricks with base price of Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold
Usman Khawaja goes unsold
IPL 2018 auction resume
Time for 10 minute break now
Murugan Ashwin at base price of Rs 2 million (Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold
Ravi Sai Kishore at base price of Rs 2 million (Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold
K C Cariappa at base price of Rs 2 million ( Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold
Zahir Khan Pakteen at base price of Rs 4 million (Rs 40 lakh) goes unsold
Yuvraj Chudasama at opening bid is Rs 2 million (Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold
Jagadeeshan Suchith at base price of Rs 2 million (20 lakh) goes unsold
Nathu Singh at opening bid Rs 2 million goes to Delhi Capitals
Tushar Deshpande at opening bid of Rs 2 million goes unsold
Chama Milind opening bid is Rs 2 million, goes unsold
Fast bowler Rajneesh Gurbani goes unsold
Ishan Porel fails to find a buyer, goes unsold
Ankush Bains sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 2 million (20 lakh)
Baba Indrajith goes unsold
Varun Chakaravarthy sold to Kings XI Punjab for 8.4 crore (84 million)
Varun Chakaravarthy become the joint costliest buy at IPL auction 2019
Teams involved in fierce battle for Varun Chakaravarthy, bid breaches Rs 7-crore mark
Shivam Dube sold for a whooping Rs 50 million (5 crore) to RCB
Fierce bidding battle on for Shivam Dube, the Mumbai batsmen who stuck 5 sixes in one over yesterday
Sarfaraz Khan sold to Kings XI Punjab for 2.5 million (Rs 25 lakh)
Akshdeep Nath goes unsold
Mumbai Indians bags Anmolpreet Singh 
Teams battling it out for Anmolpreet Singh 
Ankeet Bawane too goes unsold
Sachin Baby back in the basket, fails to find a buyer
Manan Vohra goes unsold
Devdutt Padikkal sold to RCB at RS 2 million (20 lakh)
IPL auction resumes after the break
It's a 15 min break at IPL 2019 Auction
Fawad Ahmed's opening bid is Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh)
West Indian Khary Pierre went unsolad
West Indian Khary Pierre is opening bid is Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh)
Adam Zampa went unsold
Adam Zampa opening bid is Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr)
Rahul Sharma went unsold
Rahul Sharma opening bid is Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh)
Spinner lot is open for bid now
Chennai Super Kings bag Mohit Sharma for Rs 50 million (Rs 5 cr)
CSK bid Rs 50 million for Mohit Sharma
CSK bidding fiercely for Mohit Sharma as the price soar past Rs 40 million (Rs 4 cr)
Mohit Sharma opening bid is Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh) and the bid soar past Rs 10 million ( Rs 1 cr)
Varon Aaron sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 42 million (Rs 4.2 cr)
Varun Aaron bid soar past Rs 20 million ( Rs 2 cr) 
Mohammed Shami sold to KXIP at Rs 48 million (Rs 4.8 cr)
Shami's bid raised to Rs 40 million (Rs 4 cr)
Shami bid soar past Rs 30 million (Rs 3 cr)
RR and CSK is battling for Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami opening bid is Rs 10 mn (Rs 1 cr)
Mumbai Indians grab Malinga for Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr)
Lasith Malinga opening bid is Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr)
Ishant Sharma sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 1.4 cr ( Rs 14 mn)
Rajasthan and Delhi is bidding fiercely for Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma opening bid is Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh)
Rajasthan Royals bag Jaydev Undakat for Rs 84 million (Rs 8.4 cr)
Unadkat bid soar past Rs 80 mn (Rs 8 cr)
Rajasthan raise the bid to Rs 76 million
KXIP bid Rs 74 million (Rs 7.4 cr)
Jaydev Unadkat bid soar past Rs 60 million (Rs 6 cr)
A surpise entry of CSK with Rs 50 million (Rs 5 cr) for Undakat
Delhi bid Rs 46 million (Rs 4.6 cr)
Rajasthan bid Rs 40 million for Unadkat
Unadkat bid soar past Rs 3.5 cr (35 mn)
Jaydev Unadkat opening bid is Rs 15 million ( Rs 1.5 cr)
IPL 2019 auction start after a break
IPL 2019 auction start after a break
IPL 2019 auction start after a break
ITS break time at IPL 2019 player auction
Sunrisers Hyderabad bag Saha for Rs 12 million (Rs 1.2 cr)
Wriddhiman Saha opening bid is Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr)
KXIP grab Nicholas Pooran for Rs 42 million (Rs 4.2 cr)
KXIP and RCB battling for Nicholas Pooran as the bid soar past Rs 30 million ( Rs 3 cr)
RCB bid Rs 16 million for Pooran
RCB bid Rs 16 million for Pooran
West Indies wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran opening bid is Rs 7.5 million
SRH bag Jonny Bairstow at Rs 22 million (Rs 2.2 cr)
Jonny Bairstow opening bid is Rs 1.5 cr
Ben McDermott went unsold
Ben McDermott with opening bid Rs 5 million up for grab
Naman Ojha with opening bid of Rs 7.5 million went unsold
Third set with Wicket-keeper set is open for bid 
Delhi Capitals grab Axar Patel at Rs 50 million (Rs 5 cr)
Axar bid soars past Rs 40 million (Rs 4 cr)
KXIP and Delhi Captials battle for Axar Patel
Axar Patel opening bid is Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr)
KXIP grab Henriques for Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr)
Moises Henriques opening bid is Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr)
Yuvraj Singh went unsold
Yuvraj Singh opening bid is Rs 10 million (1 cr)
RCB grab Gurkeerat Singh at Rs 5 million ( Rs 50 lakh)
Gurkeerat Singh opening bid is Rs 5 million (Rs 50 lakh)
Chris Jordan went unsold
Chris Jordan at Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr)
Carlos Brathwaite sold to KKR at Rs 50 million (Rs 5 cr)
KKR thinking at Rs 50 million 
KXIP raise to Rs 44 million (Rs 4.4 cr)
KKR raise it Rs 42 million
KXIP bids Rs 40 million (Rs 4 cr)
KKR raising the Brathwaite bid to Rs 34 million (Rs 3.4 cr)
KKR bids Rs 26 million for Braithwaite
Braithwaite bid soars past Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr)
KKR and KXIP are bidding for 'Remember the name guy' Carlos Brathwaite
Carlos Brathwaite opening bid is Rs 7.5 million (Rs 75 lakh) and KKR start the bid 
Chris Woakes went unsold
Chris Woakes opening bid is Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr)
Martin Guptin went unsold for Rs 10 million (Rs 1 cr)
Brendon McCullum went unsold at the base price of Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr)
RCB come in and Hetymer is sold to RCB for Rs 52 million (Rs 5.2 cr)
KXIP bids Rs 40 million (Rs 4cr) for Hetmyer
Hetymer bids soars past Rs 32 million (32cr)
Rajasthan Royals and KXIP are battling hard for Hetmyer as the bid soars past Rs 2.4 cr (Rs 24 mn)
Right now KXIP bids Rs 15 million (Rs 1.5 cr) for Hetmyer
KXIP bidding fiercely for Hetmyer
Shimron Hetmyer is on the bid, KXIP are first to bid
Hanuma Vihari sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 million (Rs 2 cr)
Delhi bids Rs 20 million for Hanuma Vihari
Fierce battle between Delhi and Mumbai for Hanuma Vihari
Hanuma Vihari with bas price of Rs 5 million and Delhi Capitals starts the bid
Alex Hales with base price of Rs 15 million went unsold
Cheteshwar Pujara is the second player and he also went unsold with the base price of Rs 5 million
The IPL auctioneer Richard Madleey asks for first bail and the player is Manoj Tiwari and the bid starts at Rs 5 million and he went unsold for now
Team Sunrisers Hyderabad Updates: 

SRH have retained 17 players (+ 3 players via trade), and 9 players released ahead of the player auction for IPL 2019. Here's the list


Amitabh Choudhary: We are trying not to export any bit of IPL 2019 out of the country due to General Elections
Amitabh Choudhary opens IPL Auction 2019
Here's a look at the list of players retained and released by the teams
 
Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
 
CSK has a salary cap of Rs 840 million, with the slot for 2 Indian players only. They have retained most of their players and released just three — Mark Wood, Kanishk Seth and Kshitiz Sharma.
 
 
List of retained players: M S Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, M Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, Mitchell Santner, David Willey, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, K M Asif, Karn Sharma, Dhruv Shorey, N Jagadeesan, Shardul Thakur, Monu Kumar and Chaitanya Bishnoi
 
 
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP)
 
KXIP have retained only nine of their 20 players and released big names, including Yuvraj Singh, Aaron Finch and Axar Patel. With a total of 15 available slots — 11 for Indians and 4 overseas players — KXIP have Rs 362 million and they would look to make the most of this purse from the auction. KXIP have also traded Marcus Stoinis for Mandeep Singh with RCB.
 
List of retained players: Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller and Ravichandran Ashwin.
 
List of released players: Aaron Finch, Axar Patel, Mohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Manoj Tiwary, Akshdeep Nath, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar and Manzoor Dar.
 
Mumbai Indians (MI)
 
Mumbai Indians have retained 18 players and released 10, including JP Duminy and Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman. With a salary cap of Rs 110.5 million, MI have a total of 7 open slots, of which 6 are for domestic players and one spot for an overseas player. They have also traded Quinton de Kock from RCB.
 
List of retained players: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Aditya Tare, Adam Milne, Anukul Roy, Ben Cutting, Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Siddhesh Lad, Quinton de Kock, Evin Lewis, Mitchell McClenaghan and Jason Behrendorff.
 
 
List of released players: Mustafizur Rahman, J P Duminy, Pat Cummins, Saurabh Tiwary, Pradeep Sangwan, Mohsin Khan, M D Nidheesh, Sharad Lumba, Tajinder Singh Dhillon and Akila Dananjaya.
 
Rajasthan Royals (RR)
 
With slots available for 6 Indian and 3 overseas players and a salary cap of Rs 209.5 million, Rajasthan Royals would look to bid for a balanced side.
 
List of Retained players: Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, S Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni and Mahipal Lomror
 
List of released players: D’Arcy Short, Ben Laughlin, Heinrich Klaasen, Dane Paterson, Zahir Khan, Dushmantha Chameera, Jaydev Unadkat, Anureet Singh, Ankit Sharma and Jatin Saxena.
 
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
 
Sunrisers Hyderabad have a total of 5 available slots — three for Indian players and 2 for overseas players — after they released Chris Jordan and Carlos Brathwaite among 8 players. The side has also traded Shikhar Dhawan to Delhi Daredevils for Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem. SRH has a salary cap of Rs 970 million.
 
List of retained players: Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Siddarth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami (wk), Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi and Shakib Al Hasan.
 
List of released players: Sachin Baby, Tanmay Agarwal, Wriddhiman Saha, Chris Jordan, Carlos Brathwaite, Alex Hales, Bipul Sharma, Mehdi Hasan.
 
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
 
RCB have 10 available slots — 8 for Indian and 2 for overseas players. They also have a salary cap of Rs 181.5 million. They have traded Mandeep Singh for Marcus Stoinis with KXIP.
 
List of retained players: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Parthiv Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Moeen Ali, Mohammed Siraj, Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini and Kulwant Khejroliya.
 
List of released players: Brendon McCullum, Corey Anderson, Quinton de Kock, Mandeep Singh, Chris Woakes, Sarfraz Khan.
 
 
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
 
KKR have 12 available slots — 7 Indian and 5 overseas. The salary cap available is Rs 152 million. 
 
List of retained players: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Piyush Chawla, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh and Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
 
List of released players: Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson, Tom Curran, Cameron Delport, Ishank Jaggi, Vinay Kumar, Apoorv Wankhade, Javon Searles
 
 
Delhi Daredevils (DD)
 
DD have 10 slots left — 7 Indian and 3 overseas. Salary cap available is Rs 255 million. They have traded Shikhar Dhawan from SRH for Abhishek Sharma, Vijay Shankar and Shahbaz Nadeem.
 
List of retained players: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Rahul Tewatia, Jayant Yadav, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Sandeep Lamichhane and Trent Boult.
 
List of released players: Gautam Gambhir, Jason Roy, Junior Dala, Liam Plunkett, Mohammed Shami, Sayan Ghosh, Daniel Christian, Glenn Maxwell, Gurkeerat Singh Mann and Naman Ojha.
Right To Mtach (RTM)


The teams also have the option of 'Right To Match' (RTM) to keep their players. A franchise can retain its players during the auction by matching the highest bid made by another franchise. Teams can only use a maximum of three RTMs, irrespective of the number of players they managed to retain in the lists submitted to the BCCI.
How many players can the teams have?

The teams, however, can have 25 players in the squad, compared with 27 earlier. The teams can now have eight overseas players, against nine earlier, and they need to keep at least 18 players in the squad.
The 351 cricketers in the auction will be split into three groups — batsmen, bowlers and all-rounders.
The auction would be a one-day affair, unlike the previous auction that went on for days.
Players cap Increased this year

The player salary cap has been increased this year to Rs 800 million from Rs 660 million last season, giving the eight franchises a window to spend some more without worrying about the limit.
Keeping the hectic schedule in mind leading up to the World Cup in England from May 30 to July 14, Australian stars like Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell have opted out of the auction. 
The nine players in the Rs 2 crore bracket are Brendon McCullum, Chris Woakes, Lasith Malinga, Shaun Marsh, Sam Curran, Colin Ingram, Corey Anderson, Angelo Mathews and D'Arcy Short.

Once a sought-after property, Yuvraj Singh faces the risk of going unsold at the 2019 IPL auction here Tuesday with the franchisees factoring in the availability of foreign players in a World Cup year.

Yuvraj, who fetched a record Rs 16 crore deal in his prime, was bought by Kings XI Punjab for his base price of Rs 2 crore at the auction held before the last edition. While Chris Gayle repaid the faith KXIP posed in him with a fruitful season, Yuvraj could not set the house on fire, managing just 65 runs in eight games. No wonder the team decided to release him.
 
 
The 37-year-old, who last played for India in June 2017, has put himself in the Rs 1 crore base price bracket this time alongside other capped Indians -- Wriddhiman Saha, Mohammed Shami and Axar Patel.

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