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IPL 2018 Live Auctions : Stokes & Starc Get Huge Bid

IPL Live Auctions 2018

Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) live auctions . TQuestionable England all-rounder Ben Stokes expectedly set off an offering war before going to Rajasthan Royals for Rs12.50 crore however West Indian swashbuckler Chris Gayle went unsold after the opening round of the IPL barters, in Bengaluru on Saturday.

Gayle, a set up T20 player, shockingly found no bidders in spite of being a major draw for around last seven periods of the money rich group.

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc was purchased for Rs9.40 crore by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) while Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) got fortunate getting Ashwin for Rs7.60 crore.

It was another huge pay day for Stokes, who was purchased for Rs14.5 crore by Rising Pune Supergiants amid the last sell-offs, and ended up being a commendable purchase with his inside and out exhibitions taking the group to the last.

There were numerous offers from Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings yet Steve Smith, Stokes’ skipper at the Pune establishment needed him urgently and in this way his proprietors regarded his desire.

Kieron Pollard was typically purchased by Mumbai Indians utilizing their Right To Match (RTM) card for Rs5.40 crore while Sunrisers Hyderabad purchased back Shikhar Dhawan for Rs5.2 crore after substantial offering from KXIP.

Faf Du Plessis was held by CSK for just Rs1.60 crore while Rajasthan Royals utilized RTM to get Ajinkya Rahane back in their crease for Rs4 crore.

Source : Live Mint

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