A lot of surprise picks popped up during the IPL 2017 auctions on Monday, when the franchise teams spent huge sums to pick some particular players. From Ben Stokes to Mohammad Siraj, the fortunes turned from many. Here’s a look at these franchise teams after they bring new additions to their sides.
Rising Pune Supergiants
From making some astonishing decisions to buying the IPL 2017’s most experience player, the Rising Pune Supergiants did it all in the past two days.
Who was bought- Ben Stokes (14.5 crore), Manoj Tiwary (50 lakh), Lockie Ferguson (50 lacs), Rahul Tripathi (10 lakh), Milind Tandon (10 lakh), Daniel Christian (1 Crore), Saurabh Kumar (10 Lakh), Rahul Chahr (10 lakh), Jaydev Unadkat (30 lakh)
How much spent- 17.2 crore of 17.5 crore
Key Players retained- Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni, Faf du Plessis, Steven Smith, Mitchell Marsh, R Ashwin, Adam Zampa, Ashok Dinda
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore were quick in making a replacement for Mitchell Starc who just pulled out his name from this season’s Indian Premier League. They bought left-arm fast bowler Tymal Mills for a sum of 12 crore.
Who was bought- Tymal Mills (12 crore), Pawan Negi (1 crore), Aniket Choudhary (2 crore), Praveen Dubey (10 lakh), Billy Stanlake (30 lakh)
How much spent- 15.4 crore of 17.825 crore
Key players retained- Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, KL Rahul, Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sreenath Arvind
Mumbai Indians might have made a crucial decision when they drafted Mitchell Johnson in the team. The former Aussie left-arm bowler has previously been a part of MI squad too.
Who was bought- Karn Sharma (3.2 crore), Mitchell Johnson (2 crore), Nicholas Pooran (30 lakh), K Gowtham (2 crore), Saurabh Tiwary (30 lakh), Asela Gunaratne (30 lakh), Kulwant Khejroliya (10 lakh)
How much spent- 8.2 crore of 11.55 crore
Key players retained- Rohit Sharma, Jos Buttler, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Tim Southee, Harbhajan Singh, Mitchell McClenaghan
The defending champions would be looking to kick off their campaign with a high.
Who was bought- Rashid Khan (4 crore), Mohammed Siraj ( 2.6 crore), Chris Jordan (50 lakh), Ben Laughlin (30 lakh), Eklavya Dwivedi (75 lakh), Mohammad Nabi (30 lakh), Tanmay Agarwal (10 lakh)
How much spent- 8.65 crore of 20.9 crore
Key players retained- Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Moises Henriques, Ben Cutting, bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mustafizur Rahman
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders might have made a good, decent choice by picking up Trent Boultin their side.
Who was bought- Trent Boult (5 crore), Chris Woakes (4.2 crore), Rishi Dhawan (55 lakh), Nathan Coulter-Nile (3.5 crore), Rovman Powell (30 lakh), R Sanjay Yadav (10lak), Ishank Jaggi (10 lakh), Darren Bravo (55 lakh), Sayan Ghosh (10 lakh)
How much spent- 14.4 crore of 19.75 crore
Key players retained- Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Surya Kumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Sheldon Jackson, Shakib-Al-Hasan, Yusuf Pathan, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Sunil Narine
Who was bought- Nathu Singh (50 lakh), Basil Thampi (85 lakh), Tejas Baroka (10 lakh), Manpreet Gony (60 lakh), Jason Roy (1 crore), Munaf Patel (30 lakh), Shelley Shaurya (10 lakh), Shubham Agarwal (10 lakh), Pratham Singh (10 lakh), Aksh Deep Nath (10 lakh)
How much spent- 3.85 crore of 14.35 crore
Key players retained- Suresh raina, Aaron Finch, Ishan kishan, Brendon McCullum, James Faulkner, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Praveen Kumar
Who was bought- Kagiso Rabada (5 crore), Pat Cummins (4.5 crore), Angelo Mathews (2 crore), Corey Anderson (1 crore), Ankit Bawne (10 lakh), Aditya Tare (25 lakh), M Ashwin (1 crore), navdeep Saini (10 lakh), Shashank Singh (10 lakh)
How much spent- 14.1 crore of 23.1 crore
Key players retained- Quinton de Kock, Karun Nair, JP Duminy, Shreyas Iyer, Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Amit Mishra, Mohammad Shami, Jayant Yadav
Kings XI Punjab
Who was bought- Eoin Morgan (2 crore), Rahul Tewatia (25 lakh), T Natarajan (3 crore), Matt Henry (50 lakh), Varun Aaron (2.8 crore), Martin Guptill (50 lakh), Darren Sammy (30 lakh), Rinku Singh (10 lakh)
How much spent- 9.45 crore of 23.35 crore
Key players retained- David Miller, Shaun Marsh, Hashim Amla, Wriddhiman Saha, Murali Vijay, Manan Vohra, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Axar Patel, Gurkeerat Singh Mann, Sandeep Sharma, Mohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Anureet Singh