IPL 2019 Auction: Few big surprises for top names of cricket world

IPL 2019 Auction: Few big surprises for top names of cricket world
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NEW DELHI - The Indian Premier League (IPL) auction 2019 has come with few surprises for top names of the cricket World.

IPL Auction was held in Jaipur over a day with a maximum of 70 slots available to be filled, with 50 of those being for Indian players.

Away from Unadkat and Chakravarthy, Sam Curran was the most expensive foreign buy at Rs 7.20 crore to KXIP. KXIP were always going to be the busiest of sides with maximum budget available and 15 slots to fill.

Top names like Cheteshwar Pujara, Brendon McCullum and Alex Hales remained unsold at the IPL auction on Tuesday. After going unsold in the first round, Yuvraj and Guptill went for their base price of Rs 1 crore.

Last year’s most expensive Indian player Jaydev Unadkat was once again snapped up by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 8.40 crore – drop from Rs 11.5 crore the last time around.

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