IPL Auction 2017: The five players with big amount in pockets
The 2017 IPL players auction in Bangalore on Monday saw suprising bidding for overseas fast bowlers and allrounders, in particular, and at the end of the day here are the five biggest earnners.
BEN STOKES Join up Rising Pune Supergiants(Rs 14.5 crore)
The England allrounder the biggest purchase of the auction become the highest paid overseas cricketer in the 10-year history of IPL. Going to RPS securing 14.5 crore contract during Monday auction.He is the second most player with the big amount, behind Yuvraj Singh who went to Royal Challengers Bangalore for 16 crores in 2015.
TYMAL MILLS Join up Royal Challengers Bangalore(Rs 12 crore)
Tymal Mills international team-mate BEN STOKES was the second highest earner on Monday. Known to be one of the most explosive fast bowlers in English cricket contract RCB for Rs 12 crore in his first appearance in the auction. He set up the base price of 50 lakhs in IPL 2017 auction.
KAGISO RABADA Join up Delhi Daredevils (Rs 5 crore)
The South African fast bowler was drafted by the Delhi Daredevils for Rs 5 crore price tag during his maiden IPL auction. With the base price of 1 crore the bidders shown interest for this player. The bidding war between Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab end in favor of Daredevils spending of 5 crores for KAGISO RABADA.
TRENT BOULT Join up Kolkata Knight Riders(Rs 5 crore)
Boult will be the happy man after been sold for 5 crores with two-time winners.KKR already looking for overseas fast bowler and Boult is the perfect match. The 27-year-old New Zealand highly impress with his recent T20I against South Africa with 2/8 in four overs.
PAT CUMMINS Join up Delhi Daredevils (Rs 4.5 crore)
Pat Cummins was quickly identified as a future star snapped up by DelhidareDevils.The former KKR fast bowler with Rabada now have a formidable bowling attack. Cummins was one of seven marquee players with a base price of Rs 2 crores in IPL 2017 auction.