Australia s explosive batsman, Chris Lynn has been snapped up by his former side Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for INR 9.6 Cr. He has so far played 12 IPL matches, making 384 runs with a top-score of 93. Lynn in the ongoing BBL season has scored 127 at 42.33, with a high score of 63 not out. Lynn will be the second player to picked by KKR in this auction so far. They purchased Mitchell Starc for 9.4 Cr.

A total of 578 players including 360 Indians will be available in this year s IPL auction that is being held at Bengaluru today and tomorrow. After 10 successful IPL editions, the teams will look forward to build their core once again. Expect a huge bidding war. Each team were given options to retain five players.

After a two-year exile, CSK and Rajasthan Royals RR are back in the fray.