Shane Watson emerges as the costliest player at the IPL 2016 auctions while Yuvraj Singh is the highest paid Indian.
Pawan Negi pips Yuvraj Singh as the costliest Indian with Rs 8.5 crores; Shane Watson highest buy at Rs 9.5 cr.
Delhi Daredevils snapped Yuvraj Singh up for a record Rs 16 crore in the 2015 IPL auction.
K C Cariappa was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping Rs 2.4 crore in the IPL auction.
Yuvraj triggered an unexpected bidding war with four teams vying for him before Delhi bagged him for Rs 16 crore.
Delhi Daredevils meanwhile, have just one from the capital in Milind Kumar, whereas Mumbai Indians only have Aditya Tare and Sushant Marathe amongst its non-international Mumbai boys.
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Apart from the Indian duo there were some foreign benefactors, who forced owners to dig deep inside their pockets.
Apart from KXIP, it was Sunrisers Hyderabad who had a fruitful outing on the first day of the two-day IPL auction.
Yuvraj, Karthik go for 14 crore and 12.5 respectively as Pathan brothers don’t fetch a big price.
Asked if he was tense about the auction, Sehwag answered in the manner he bats.
There’s a wider pool this time with the ECB allowing their players to participate in the show.
This will be the first year where even uncapped players will be part of the Indian Premier League auctions.
The only surprise decision came from Kings XI Punjab who retained the uncapped Manan Vohra.