Plenty of drama, and even more calm at the IPL 2015 Player Auction this time around in Bangalore. There were some outstanding buys, some ridiculous money spent and some amazing snubs.
After all, only in the IPL can a KC Cariappa go for Rs 2.4 crore, and Kane Williamson, one of the best batsmen in the world at the moment, be bought for a mere Rs 60 lakh.
Below is the list of the sold and unsold players in this auction and the amount they were bought for.
Sold Players: Kolkata Knight Riders: KC Cariappa (₹2,40,00,000), James Neesham (₹50,00,000), Brad Hogg (₹50,00,000), Aditya Garhwal (₹25,00,000), Sheldon Jackson (₹15,00,000), Sumit Narwal (₹10,00,000), Vaibhav Rawal (₹10,00,000).
Kings XI Punjab: Murali Vijay (₹3,00,00,000), Nikhil Naik (₹30,00,000), Yogesh Gowalkar (₹10,00,000).
Chennai Super Kings: Michael Hussey (₹1,50,00,000), Rahul Sharma (₹30,00,000), Kyle Abbot (₹30,00,000), Andrew Tye (₹20,00,000), Pratyush Singh (₹10,00,000), Ankush Bains (₹10,00,000), Eklavya Dwivedi (₹10,00,000).
Mumbai Indians: Aaron Finch (₹3,20,00,000), Pragyan Ojha (₹50,00,000), Abhimanyu Mithun (₹30,00,000), Mitchell McClenaghan (₹30,00,000), Aiden Blizzard (₹30,00,000), Hardik Pandya (₹10,00,000), Akshay Wakhare (₹10,00,000), Nitish Rana (₹10,00,000), Siddhesh Lad (₹10,00,000), J Suchitch (₹10,00,000).
Rajasthan Royals: Chris Morris (₹1,40,00,000), Juan Theron (₹30,00,000), Barinder Singh Saran (₹10,00,000), Dinesh Salunkhe (₹10,00,000), Sagar Trivedi (₹10,00,000), Pardeep Sahu (₹10,00,000).
Sunrisers Hyderabad: Trent Boult (₹3,80,00,000), Praveen Kumar (₹2,20,00,000), Kevin Pietersen (₹2,00,00,000), Eoin Morgan (₹1,50,00,000), Ravi Bopara (₹1,00,00,000), Kane Williamson (₹60,00,000), Laxmi Ratan Shukla (₹30,00,000), Hanuma Vihari (₹10,00,000), Prasanth Padmanabhan (₹10,00,000), Siddarth Kaul (₹10,00,000).
Royal Challengers Bangalore: Dinesh Karthik (₹10,50,00,000), Darren Sammy (₹2,80,00,000), David Wiese (₹2,80,00,000), Sean Abbott (₹1,00,00,000), Adam Milne (₹70,00,000), Sarfaraz Naushad Khan (₹50,00,000), Subramaniam Badrinath (₹30,00,000), Jalaj Saxena (₹10,00,000), Shishir Bhavane (₹10,00,000).
Delhi Daredevils: Yuvraj Singh (₹16,00,00,000), Angelo Mathews (₹7,50,00,000), Zaheer Khan (₹4,00,00,000), Amit Mishra (₹3,50,00,000), Shreyas Iyer (₹2,60,00,000), Gurinder Sandhu (₹1,70,00,000), Jaydev Unadkat (₹1,10,00,000), Domnic Joseph Muthuswamy (₹75,00,000), Albie Morkel (₹30,00,000), Travis Head (₹30,00,000), Marcus Stoinis (₹25,00,000), CM Gautam (₹20,00,000), Kona Srikar Bharat (₹10,00,000), KK Jiyaz (₹10,00,000).
Unsold players: Hashim Amla, Cameron White, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Marlon Samuels, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardena, Alex Hales, Brad Hodge, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ross Taylor, Matthew Wade, Ben Hilfenhaus, Michael Beer, Nathan Lyon, Johan Botha, David Hussey, Robin Peterson, Sachithra Senanayake, Doug Bollinger, Michael Carberry, Denesh Ramdin, Munaf Patel, Cameron Boyce, Ajantha Mendis, Darren Bravo, Richard Levi, Lahiru Thirimanne, Azhar Mahmood, Nathan McCullum, L Balaji, Ravi Rampaul, Doug Bracewell, Nathan Reardon, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suranga Lakmal, Dhammika Prasad, Jeevan Mendis, Peter Siddle, Shaun Tait, Ashton Agar, Justin Ontong, Kusal Perera, Luke Ronchi, Brendan Taylor, Morne van Wyk, Wayne Parnell, Pankaj Singh, Akila Dananjaya, Dean Elgar, Callum Ferguson, Abhinav Mukund, Venugopal Rao, Hamish Rutherford, Sheldon Cottrell, Ben Laughlin, Farhaan Behardien, Jonathan Carter, Anton Devcich, Grant Elliott, Farveez Maharoof, Suraj Randiv, Joel Paris, Joginder Sharma, Hamish Bennett, Dirk Nannes, Krishmar Santokie, RP Singh, Thilan Thusara, Lonwabo Tsotsobe , Sudeep Tyagi, Christopher Barnwell, Carlos Brathwaite, Elton Chigumbura, Seekkuge Prasanna, Roelof van de Merwe, Vaughn Van Jaarsveld, Ben Dunk, Shreevats Goswami, Sushant Marathe, Kevon Cooper, Kevin O'Brien, Michael Klinger, Craig Simmons, Debabrata Das, Amit Paunikar, Pradeep Sangwan, Krishnakant Upadhyay, Shadab Jakati, Pankaj Jaswal, Jaskaran Singh, Prashant Chopra, Rohit Dahiya, Swarupam Purkaystha, Kshitiz Sharma, Ishwar Chaudhary, Siddarth Trivedi, Arjit Gupta, Robin Bist, Praful Waghela, B Indrajith, Varun Sood, Paul Valthaty, Kshemal Waingankar, Krunal Pandya, Raiphi Vincent Gomez, Poonam Poonia, Ankit Kushwah, Ankit Shastri, Vinay Choudary, Avinash Yadav, Paras Dogra, Mohnish Mishra, Yogesh Nagar, Tirumalasetti Suman, Davy Jacobs, KB Arun Karthik, Smit Patel, Robbie Frylinck, Jesal Karia, Ashok Menaria, Shrikant Mundhe, Ram Dayal Punia, Amit Mishra, HS Sharath, Rahul Shukla, Aravind Sreenath, Basil Thampy, Bhargav Bhatt, Mihir HIrwani, Sarabjit Ladda, Ali Murtaza, Rahil S Shah, Manprit Juneja, Taruwar Kohli, Rush Kalaria, Harpreet Singh, Aniket Choudhary, Umar Nazir, Prasanth Parameswaran, Vikas Tokas, Yuvraj Chudasama, Gurvinder Singh, Rajwinder Singh, Ankeet Bawane, Akhil Arvind Herwadkar, Prashant Naik, Sujit Nayak, Akash Bhandari, Gurinder Singh, Prathamesh Ganesh Dake, Samad Fallah.