Let’us talk about IPL auction 2017!
I think everyone knows about the (Indian Premier League) IPL. It is one of the most exciting cricket premier leagues. It is world richest domestic league which is held by Indian Cricket Board (BCCI). This league is held every year and cricket fans keep a keen eye on IPL auction. Similarly, this year again everyone is looking forward towards the IPL auction 2017 and everyone is excited to know about the most expensive player/s in IPL. So let’s get started!
IPL auction 2017&Most Expensive Player in IPL
1. Ben Stokes
In this season of IPL auction 2017, shockingly Ben stokes got sold as the most expensive player in IPL. He is sold for 145 million INR (21.7 million $). He’ll play from RISING PUNE SUPERGIANTS. Basically, he is an English cricketer. Mumbai Indian, Royal Challenger Banglore and Rising Pune Supergiants they all tried their best to buy Ben Stokes but eventually Rising Pune Supergiants got success and they bought him for the huge and unexpected amount.
2. Tymal Mills
Tymal Mills is also an English player. In this IPL auction 2017, He is sold for 120 million INR (18 million $). He’ll be playing for Royal Challenger Bangalore. His basic auction price started from 7 crore INR. Initially King XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians tried to buy Mills but finally, he sold for Royal challenger Bangalore. He is at number two in the list of the most expensive player in IPL 2017.
3. Trent Boult
Trent Boult is a Kivi all-rounder player. He is sold for 50 million INR (0.75 million $) to Kolkata Knight Riders. He is considered as the most talented bowler in IPL. Firstly, Mumbai Indian’s owner Akash Ambani wanted to purchase him but at the end of the day, Kolkata Knight Riders bought him for 50 million INR (0.75 million $). Trent stands at No#03 in the list of the most expensive players in IPL.
4. Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada is a South African player. He has his great value in international because of his ability of balling. He is sold for 50 million INR (0.75 million $) to Delhi daredevils. His base price started with 1 crore INR. Kagiso became attention from Virender Sehwag.
5. Pat Cummins
Pat is known for his wonderful pace of bowling. He is an Australian pace bowler. He is sold for 45 million INR (0.67 million $) to Delhi Daredevils. He will be playing the role of an attacking bowler for Delhi Daredevils. His base price started with 2 crores and Sunrises Hyderabad tried their best to purchase him but finally, Delhi Daredevils won this auction and purchased him.
6. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan is an Afghani bowler. He is just 18 years old but he showed his talent in some international matches that is why he is sold for 40 million INR (0.60 million $) to Sunrises Hyderabad.During In IPL auction 2017, his base price started with 50 lakh INR because of Mumbai Indian’s bidder Akash Ambani, Rashid khan’s auction price crossed a crore. Rashid khan has an impressive economy rate of 6.03 and that’s why he was sold for that price.
7. Chris Woakes
Chris Woakes is English player and he is a pace bowler. In IPL auction 2017, he is sold for 42 million INR (0.64 million $) to Kolkata Knight Riders.
8. Nathan Coulter-Nile
Nathan Coulter-Nile is Australian player. In IPL auction 2017, he was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for 35 million INR (0.52 million $). Because of his wonderful performance in last IPL season, many bidders were interested in buying him but Kolkata Knight Riders got some luck and they purchased him.
9. Karn Sharma
Karn Sharma is Indian domestic player. He also lies in IPL auction 2017 as the most expensive Indian player who is sold to Mumbai Indian for 32 million INR (0.48 million $). Last time he played for Sunrises Hyderabad.
10. T Natarajan
T Natarajan is Indian domestic player. He is selected from Tamil Nadu Premier League. He was sold to Kings XI Punjab for 30 million INR (0.45 million $) and sorry we could not upload his picture because we didn’t find one.
Unsold Players in IPL auction 2017
This IPL auction gave two shocks to the IPL lovers. Number one was the Ben Stokes because he appeared to be the most expensive players in this IPL auction and the second shock was not selecting the top bowler. Yes! For example, Ishant Sharma went unsold in this IPL auction. The most shocking NEWS of all NEWS’ was Imran Tahir’s going unsold, he is world’s No#01 leg spin bowler and not selecting him was nothing but stupidity.