Home > News >

IPL 7 Auction: Top 10 costliest players on Day 1

Yuvraj Singh © IANS
Yuvraj Singh was sold for Rs 14 crore to Royal Challengers Bangalore © IANS

Feb 12, 2014

Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik were the two cricketers to fetch the highest bids on the first day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 auction. While Yuvraj was bagged by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 14 crore, Dinesh Karthik was sold for Rs 12.5 crore to Delhi Daredevils. Mitchell Johnson was purchased by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 6.5 crore, while Steven Smith was taken by Rajasthan Royals for Rs fou crore.

Yuvraj played for the Kings XI Punjab and Pune Warriors India in the previous editions of the IPL. On the other hand, Karthik has played for Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians.

England discard Kevin Pietersen was expected to make it big in the auction this time around with his availability for the entire season being certain, and Delhi Daredevils retained him for Rs nine crore.

Here’s the list of the players with highest selling price

Team

Player

Role

Price (INR)

 RCB

Yuvraj Singh

All-Rounder

14,00,00,000

DD

Dinesh Karthik

Wicket Keeper

12,50,00,000

DD

Kevin Pietersen

Batsman

9,00,00,000

KXIP

Mitchell Johnson

All-Rounder

6,50,00,000

KXIP

Glenn Maxwell

All-Rounder

6,00,00,000

KKR

Jacques Kallis

All-Rounder

5,50,00,000

SRH

David Warner

Batsman

5,50,00,000

KKR

Robin Uthappa

Batsman

5,00,00,000

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 20, 2014 (14:30 IST)   at Kolkata

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (11:30 IST)   at Dubai

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 (19:00 IST)   at Cuttack

Zimbabwe tour of Bangladesh, 2014

Oct 25, 2014 (09:30 IST)   at Dhaka

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 27, 2014 (03:00 IST)   at Hamilton

More

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 24, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 72 runs

South Africa tour of New Zealand, 2014

Oct 21, 2014  at Mount Maunganui

South Africa won by 6 wkts

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 17, 2014  at Dharamsala

India won by 59 runs

West Indies tour of India, 2014

Oct 14, 2014  at Visakhapatnam

Match cancelled

Pakistan vs Australia in UAE, 2014

Oct 12, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Australia won by 1 run

Photos

Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test at Dubai

Videos

AB de Villiers praises team after win in 1st ODI

Viv Richards’ 6/41 bowls West Indies to a thrilling victory over India

Asad Shafiq emerges as dependable No 6 for Pakistan

Pakistan vs Australia 2014: Mitchell Johnson shows signs of effectiveness on unhelpful surfaces

South Africa vs New Zealand 2014: Vital for Brendon McCullum to find form quickly

Australia Australia tour of UAE 2014 Australia vs Pakistan Australia vs Pakistan 2014 India New Zealand New Zealand vs South Africa New Zealand vs South Africa 2014 Pakistan Pakistan vs Australia Pakistan vs Australia 2014 South Africa South Africa tour of New Zealand 2014 South Africa vs New Zealand South Africa vs New Zealand 2014

Duleep Trophy, East Zone vs South Zone, 1st semi-final at Rohtak: South win by innings and 118 runs

Live Streaming: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 3 at Dubai

Saqlain Mushtaq finishes month-long remedial work with Saeed Ajmal

New Zealand vs South Africa 2014, 2nd ODI at Mt Maunganui: South Africa clinch series with 72-run victory

Live Scorecard: Pakistan vs Australia, 1st Test Day 3 at Dubai

Sarfaraz Ahmed may have trumped the Akmals as Pakistan’s wicketkeeper-batsman across formats

Don Bradman — even if every chance he ever gave in his career was accepted, he would still remain head and shoulders above the others

Len Hutton’s hundred gets reported as illness

Viv Richards’ 6/41 bowls West Indies to a thrilling victory over India

Asad Shafiq emerges as dependable No 6 for Pakistan

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

642 Posts | 9 Fans

Virat Kohli's Family Meets Anushka Sharma

अभिनेत्री हुमा कुरैशी ओरिफ्लेम की ब्रांड एंबेसडर

Has Bigg Boss 8 made Karishma Tanna the most hated person?

Pranab Mukherjee returns home after visit to Norway, Finland

Revealed: First look of Amitabh Bachchan-Farhan Akhtar’s Do!

7 reasons why having sex during pregnancy is great for your health

Videocon Infinium Graphite with gesture control feature launched, priced at Rs 10,499

Rupee up 19 paise against dollar in early trade

Twitter introduces Audio Cards to listen to music directly from your timeline

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here