The VIVO Indian Premier League Player Auction 2017 concluded in Bengaluru on February 20, Monday with as many as 66 being bought by eight teams including 27 overseas players. On a day that witnessed intense bidding, a total of INR 91.15 Crore was spent.

Top Buys

  1. Ben Stokes  - 14.5cr   (RPS)
  2. Tymal Mills  - 12cr  (RCB)
  3. Trent Boult - 5cr (KKR)
  4. Kagiso Rabada - 5cr (DD)
  5. Pat Cummins - 4.5cr (DD)
  6. Chris Woakes - 4.2cr (KKR)
  7. Rashid Khan Arman - 4cr (SRH)
  8. Nathan Coulter-Nile - 3.5cr (KKR)

Ben stokes begged mouth watering 14.5cr INR for his debut in IPL, he will join the RPS along with another all-rounder Daniel Christian(1cr). There will be tough job for RPS new apponted captian Steve Smith and team management to select only four foreign players, they already have Mitch Marsh, Faf du Plesis, Adam Zampa and Usman Khawaja.

Tymal Mills another english fast bowler goes to RCB for 12cr. RCB will be hoping big performances from him as well. Mills was very impressive in T20 series against india with his quick short bowl slower bowl deliveries.

Trent Boult the Kiwi left-arm fast bowler and South africa's new fast bowling sensation Kagiso Rabada joins KKR and DD respectively. 

SRH bought afghan leggie Rashid Khan for 4cr. Definately he will very happy with that. Chris Woakes and Nathan Coulter-Nile joins KKR for 4.2cr and 3.5cr respectively.

Top Unsold Players

  1. Imran Tahir
  2. Ishant Sharma
  3. Alex Hales
  4. Brad Hogg
  5. Irfan Pathan
  6. Colin Munro
  7. Wayne Parnell
  8. Unmukt Chand
  9. Thisara Perera
  10. Abhinav Mukund 
  11. Kyle Abbott
  12. Marlon Samuels

It was biggest surprise for everyone, Imaran Tahir remains unsold after the auction. No 1 ODI bowler failed to attract any bidders in auction. Also ishant remains unsold with his base price 2cr. 

Unmukt Chand definately not having good time, as he was dropped from Delhi team and now without IPL team, lack of perfoemances could be the reason. But, what about Abhinav Mukund and Priyank Panchal, Abhinav recently selected in national side for test series against Australia but couldn't find bidders for IPL contract. Priyank Panchal was leading run-scorer in Ranji Trophy 2016-17, but failed to find place in sold players list.

Many other big names of international cricket were remains unsold as well, which included Ross Taylor, Marlon Samuels, Jason Holder, Colin Munro, Farhaan Behardien, Grant Elliot, Cheteshwar Pujara, Kyle Abbott.

Sold Players by Teams

Delhi Daredevils

  1. Kagiso Rabada
  2. Patrick Cummins
  3. Angelo Mathews 
  4. Corey Anderson 
  5. M. Ashwin 
  6. Aditya Tare 
  7. Ankeet Bawane
  8. Navdeep Saini 
  9. Shashank Singh 

Kings XII Punjab

  1. T Natarajan
  2. Varun Aaron
  3. Eoin Morgan
  4. Matt Henry
  5. Martin Guptill
  6. Darren Sammy
  7. Rahul Tewatia
  8. Rinku Singh

Kolkata Knight Riders

  1. Trent Boult
  2. Chris Woakes
  3. Nathan Coulter-Nile
  4. Rishi Dhawan
  5. Darren Bravo
  6. Rovman Powell
  7. Sayan Ghosh
  8. R Sanjay Yadav
  9. Ishank Jaggi

Mumbai Indians

  1. Karn Sharma 
  2. Krishnappa Gowtham 
  3. Mitchell Johnson
  4. Asela Gunarathna
  5. Saurabh Tiwary 
  6. Nicolas Pooran 
  7. Kulwant Khejroliya 

Rising Pune Supergiant

  1. Benjamin Stokes
  2. Daniel Christian
  3. Manoj Tiwary
  4. Lockie Ferguson
  5. Jaydev Unadkat
  6. Rahul Chahar
  7. Saurabh Kumar
  8. Milind Tandon
  9. Rahul Ajay Tripathi

Royal Challengers Banglore

  1. Tymal Mills
  2. Aniket Choudhary
  3. Pawan Negi
  4. Billy Stanlake
  5. Praveen Dubey

Sunrisers Hyderabad

  1. Rashid Khan Arman
  2. Mohammed Siraj
  3. Eklavya Dwivedi
  4. Chris Jordan
  5. Mohammad Nabi
  6. Ben Laughlin
  7. Pravin Tambe
  8. Pravin Tambe
  9. Tanmay Agarwal

Gujarat Lions

  1. Jason Roy
  2. Basil Thampy
  3. Manpreet Gony
  4. Nathu Singh
  5. Munaf Patel
  6. Akshdeep Nath
  7. Shubam Agrawal
  8. Tejas Singh Baroka
  9. Chirag Suri
  10. Pratham Singh
  11. Shelley Shaurya

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