South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris bagged the highest bid ever in the history of IPL auction when he was news24nationed for a whopping ₹16.25 crore. The 33-year-old, who had a base price of only ₹75 lakh, went to the Rajasthan Royals.
Earlier, India’s Yuvraj Singh held the record of being the most expensive player in the tournament, having fetched ₹16 crore in 2015.
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All-rounder Krishnappa Gowtham became the most expensive Indian buy, going for ₹9.25 crore to the Chennai Super Kings.
Australian cricketers Jhye Richardson (Punjab Kings, ₹14 crore), Glenn Maxwell (Royal Challengers Bangalore, ₹14.25 crore) and Riley Meredith (Punjab Kings, ₹8 crore) were some who started a bidding war among the franchises.
Batting superstar Steve Smith became the first cricketer to be sold at the mini-auction to the Delhi Capitals for ₹2.2 crore. His reserve price was set at ₹2 crore.
Below is the full list of sold and unsold players:
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)SELLING PRICE (₹)TEAMSteve Smith2 CR2.20 CRDelhi CapitalsSachin Baby20 L20 LRoyal Challengers BangaloreRajat Patidar20 L20 LRoyal Challengers BangaloreCheteshwar Pujara50 L50 LChennai Super KingsKarun Nair50 L50 LKolkata Knight RidersC. Hari Nishaanth20 L20 LChennai Super Kings
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)SELLING PRICE (₹)TEAMAdam Milne50 L3.2 CRMumbai IndiansMustafizur Rahman1 CR1 CRRajasthan RoyalsJhye Richardson1.5 CR14 CRPunjab KingsNathan Coulter-Nile1.5 CR5 CRMumbai IndiansUmesh Yadav1 CR1 CRDelhi CapitalsPiyush Chawla50 L2.4 CRMumbai IndiansLukman Hussain Meriwala20 L20 LDelhi CapitalsChetan Sakariya20 L1.2 CRRajasthan RoyalsRiley Meredith40 L8 CRPunjab KingsM Siddharth20 L20 LDelhi CapitalsJagadeesha Suchith20 L30 LSunrisers HyderabadK. C. Cariappa20 L20 LRajasthan RoyalsVaibhav Arora20 L20 LKolkata Knight RidersM. Harisankar Reddy20 L20 LChennai Super KingsKuldip Yadav20 L20 LRajasthan RoyalsMujeeb Ur Rahman1.5 CR1.5 CRPunjab KingsHarbhajan Singh2 CR2 CRKolkata Knight RidersAkash Singh20 L20 LRajasthan Royals
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)SELLING PRICE (₹)TEAMVishnu Vinod20 L20 LDelhi CapitalsSheldon Jackson20 L20 LKolkata Knight RidersMohammed Azharuddeen20 L20 LRoyal Challengers BangaloreK. S. Bharat20 L20 LRoyal Challengers BangaloreSam Billings2 CR2 CRDelhi Capitals
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)SELLING PRICE (₹)TEAMGlenn Maxwell2 CR14.25 CRRoyal Challengers BangaloreShakib Al Hasan2 CR3.2 CRKolkata Knight RidersMoeen Ali2 CR7 CRChennai Super KingsShivam Dube50 L4.4 CRRajasthan RoyalsChris Morris75 L16.25 CRRajasthan RoyalsDawid Malan1.5 CR1.5 CRPunjab KingsRipal Patel20 L20 LDelhi CapitalsShahrukh Khan20 L5.25 CRPunjab KingsKrishnappa Gowtham20 L9.25 CRChennai Super KingsKyle Jamieson75 L15 CRRoyal Challengers BangaloreTom Curran1.5 CR5.25 CRDelhi CapitalsMoises Henriques1 CR4.2 CRPunjab KingsJalaj Saxena30 L30 LPunjab KingsUtkarsh Singh20 L20 LPunjab KingsFabian Allen75 L75 LPunjab KingsDaniel Christian75 L4.8 CRRoyal Challengers BangaloreLiam Livingstone75 L75 LRajasthan RoyalsSuyash Prabhudessai20 L20 LRoyal Challengers BangaloreJames Neesham50 L50 LMumbai IndiansYudhvir Charak20 L20 LMumbai IndiansK. Bhagath Varma20 L20 LChennai Super KingsMarco Jansen20 L20 LMumbai IndiansSaurabh Kumar20 L20 LPunjab KingsKedar Jadhav2 CR2 CRSunrisers HyderabadBen Cutting75 L75 LKolkata Knight RidersVenkatesh Iyer20 L20 LKolkata Knight RidersPawan Negi50 L50 LKolkata Knight RidersArjun Tendulkar20 L20 LMumbai Indians
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)Alex Hales1.50 CRJason Roy2 CREvin Lewis1 CRAaron Finch1 CRHanuma Vihari1 CRHimanshu Rana20 LRahul Gahlaut20 LHimmat Singh20 LVishnu Solanki20 LRovman Powell50 LShaun Marsh1.5 CRCorey Anderson75 LDevon Conway50 LDarren Bravo75 LRassie van der Dussen50 LMartin Guptill50 LSiddhesh Lad20 L
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)Sheldon Cottrell1 CRAdil Rashid1.5 CRRahul Sharma50 LIsh Sodhi50 LQais Ahmad50 LMujtaba Yousuf20 LAnkit Singh Rajpoot30 LKuldeep Sen20 LTushar Deshpande20 LKaranveer Singh20 LSandeep Lamichhane40 LMidhun Sudhesan20 LTejas Baroka20 LVarun Aaron50 LOshane Thomas50 LMohit Sharma50 LBilly Stanlake1 CRMitchell McClenaghan50 LJason Behrendorff1 CRNaveen-ul-Haq50 LBen Dwarshuis30 LG. Periyasamy20 LSean Abbott50 LSimarjeet Singh20 LReece Topley50 L
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)Glenn Phillips50 LAlex Carey1.5 CRKusal Perera50 LKedar Devdhar20 LAvi Barot20 LK.L. Shrijith20 LBen McDermott50 LMatthew Wade1 CRJosh Inglis20 L
PLAYERSBASE PRICE (₹)Atit Sheth20 LAyush Badoni20 LVivek Singh20 LGurkeerat Singh50 LMarnus Labuschagne1 CRKaran Sharma20 LThisara Perera50 LTajinder Dhillon20 LPrerak Mankad20 LScott Kuggeleijn50 LWayne Parnell50 LChris Green30 LIsuru Udana50 LGeorge Linde50 LChaitanya Bishnoi20 LAjay Dev Goud20 LJack Wildermuth50 LHarsh Tyagi20 LGerald Coetzee20 LTim David20 LPratyush Singh20 L
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