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IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians Owner Akash Ambani Reacts After Buying Yuvraj Singh

IPL 2019: Mumbai Indians Owner Akash Ambani Reacts After Buying Yuvraj Singh

West Indies players were in demand with Royal Challengers Bangalore paying 42 million Indian rupees for Hetmyer. While Chris Gayle repaid the faith KXIP posed in him with a fruitful season, Yuvraj could not set the house on fire, managing just 65 runs in eight games. Dubey was brought into the limelight when he was bought by RCB for an astonishing amount of Rs 5 crores.

All-rounder Sherfane Rutherford, 20, who is yet to play an global, was bought by Delhi Capitals - formerly Delhi Daredevils - for US$283 760 while speedster Oshane Thomas was picked up by Rajasthan Royals for US$157 000.

Indian Test player Hanuma Vihari was sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs two crore, four times his base price.




Yuvraj Singh was in danger of being unsold before Mumbai Indians picked him at his base price. The 23-year-old, who came with a base price of Rs 75 lakh, went for Rs 4.20 crore to KXIP. A total of 70 players can be bought at the auction with 20 slots available for the the foreign players. I was thinking they'll take me for my base price (Rs. 20 lakh).

After the auction, every franchise felt that they had got the best players and in the process, many new faces have hit the jackpot and all the media limelight. England players involved in the limited-overs series against Pakistan have to report back by April 25. Varun and Mumbai all-rounder Shivam Dube were expected to be top draws before the auction began.

Besides Curran, the other sought after overseas players were South African Colin Ingram, bought by the Delhi Capitals for a whopping Rs 6.4 crore, while West Indian power-hitter Carlos Brathwaite was snapped up by the Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 5 crore.

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