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IPL 2024 Auction Bonanza: Did Your Favorite Cricketer Make the Cut? Dive into the Complete Players List and Auction Insights

334296IPL 2024 Auction: Unraveling the Cricket Carnival

The IPL 2024 Auction witnessed some jaw-dropping moments, making cricket enthusiasts sit on the edge of their seats. From record-breaking bids to surprising snubs, the auction had it all. Let’s delve into the thrilling highlights of the event.

Mitchell Starc: Breaking the Bank

Australians Rule the Roost

The spotlight was on Australian pace sensation Mitchell Starc, who emerged as the most expensive player in the auction. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) made history by acquiring Starc for a whopping 24.75 crores. The seasoned World Cup-winning captain, Pat Cummins, joined the Sunrisers Hyderabad for a staggering 20.5 crores.

Shocking Snubs: Hazlewood Unsold

Unpredictability at Its Peak

In a surprising turn of events, Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood went unsold despite his impressive stint with the World Champion Australian team. The base price of 2 crores couldn’t attract any bids, leaving fans and experts astonished.

Pace Battery’s Millionaires

Dazzling Deals for Speedsters

Teams like Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad didn’t hold back in making some of the fastest bowlers millionaires. Harshal Patel (Punjab Kings), Alzarri Joseph (RCB), and young sensation Jhye Richardson (Gujarat Titans) all crossed the 10-crore mark.

Head and Mitchell: Million-Dollar Duo

Kiwi Power in Demand

Daryl Mitchell, the standout performer in the ICC Cricket World Cup, became Chennai Super Kings’ prized possession with a hefty bid of 14 crores. Travers Head, the hero of the World Cup final, was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for 6.8 crores.

IPL 2024 Auction Sold Players list

Player | Team | Amount

  1. Rovman Powell | RR | 7.4 crores
  2. Harry Brook | DC | 4 crores
  3. Travis Head | SRH | 6.8 crores
  4. Vanindu Hasaranga | SRH | 1.5 crores
  5. Rachin Ravindra | CSK | 1.8 crores
  6. Shardul Thakur | CSK | 4 crores
  7. Ajmatullah Omarzai | GT | 50 lakhs
  8. Pat Cummins | SRH | 20.5 crores
  9. Gerald Coetzee | MI | 5 crores
  10. Harshal Patel | PBKS | 11.75 crores
  11. Daryl Mitchell | CSK | 14 crores
  12. Chris Woakes | PBKS | 4.2 crores
  13. Tristan Stubs | DC | 50 lakhs
  14. KS Bharat | KKR | 50 lakhs
  15. Chetan Sakariya | KKR | 50 lakhs
  16. Alzarri Joseph | RCB | 11.5 crores
  17. Umesh Yadav | GT | 5.8 crores
  18. Shivam Mavi | LSG | 6.4 crores
  19. Mitchell Starc | KKR | 24.75 crores
  20. Jaydev Unadkat | SRH | 1.6 crores … and many more.

Uncapped Players Making Waves

Rising Stars Shine Bright

The uncapped players didn’t miss out on the action either. Gerald Coetzee from South Africa and Indian all-rounder Shardul Thakur bagged significant deals. The young Indian talent Samir Rizvi caught the eye of Chennai Super Kings, securing an 8.4 crore deal.

In the grand theater of the IPL 2024 Auction, cricketing fortunes were made and broken. From the skyrocketing bids for established players to the surprises of unsold stalwarts, the auction was a roller-coaster ride for fans worldwide. As we eagerly await the next IPL season, one thing is certain – the cricketing extravaganza continues to capture hearts and create legends.