The IPL 2022 Mega Auction has finally started with the experienced and talented youngster up for grabs. A total of 600 players will go under the hammer in a 2-day affair. While 161 players will be auctioned on the first day of the IPL 2022 Auction. Here are the latest updates about the top 5 expensive buys of Marquee set.
1. Shreyas Iyer- 12.25 Crores
The top order batsmen Shreyas Iyer has been sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping amount of 12.25 Crores.
2. Kagiso Rabada- 9.25 Crores
The South African fast bowler has been bought by Punjab Kings in IPL 2022 for an amount of 9.25 Crores.
3. Shikhar Dhawan- 8.25 Crores
The experienced top order batsman has been one of the most consistent run scorers in the IPL for the last 3 editions and has been bought by Punjab Kings for 8.25 Crores.
4. Trent Boult- 8 Crores
The Rajasthan Royals team have availed the services of New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult for an amount of 8 Crores.
5. Pat Cummins-7.25 Crores
The Australian team test captain Pat Cummins will again play for Kolkata Knight Riders with a salary of 7.25 Crores.
None of the players have been unsold in the first set, which comprised of 10 experienced international players, who have been key performers in Indian Premier League history. Here are the purse remaining for 10 new IPL teams after the first set.
Purse Remaining for IPL Teams
|IPL Team||Purse Remaining|
|Chennai Super Kings||48 Crores|
|Mumbai Indians||48 Crores|
|Delhi Capitals||41.25 Crores|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||50 Crores|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||28.5 Crores|
|Punjab Kings||54.5 Crores|
|Rajasthan Royals||49 Crores|
|Sunrisers Hyderabad||68 Crores|
|Gujarat Titans||45.75 Crores|
|Lucknow Super Giants||59 Crores|
The franchises like Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, and Sunrisers Hyderabad have not bought any of the players in the first hour of Indian Premier League 2022 Auction.
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