After months of planning and deliberations, the franchises finally picked up the players which they believe could play a substantial role in their campaigns.
While Kings XI Punjab were the most active team in the auctions, Delhi Capitals were tactical in their buys. There were unknown players who bagged million-dollar contracts and there were big names who were not picked up.
Here is the entire list of players bought by each team:
Royal Challengers Bangalore:
Players bought in the auction: Shimron Hetmyer - Rs 4.20 crore, Gurkeerat Singh - Rs 50 lakh, Devdutt Padikal - Rs 20 lakh, Shivam Dube - Rs 5 crore, Heinrich Klaasen - Rs 50 lakh, Himmat Singh - Rs 65 lakh, Rs Milind Kumar - 20 lakh, Prayas Ray Barman - Rs 1.50 crore and Akshdeep Nath - Rs 3.60 crore
Other players: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Colin de Grandhomme, Parthiv Patel, Pawan Negi, Kulwant Khejroliya, Moeen Ali, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Tim Southee, Washington Sundar, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini and Marcus Stoinis (traded).
Kings XI Punjab:
Players bought: Moises Henriques - Rs 1 crore, Nicholas Pooran - Rs 4.20 crore, Mohammed Shami - Rs 4.80 crore, Sarfaraz Khan - Rs 25 lakh, Varun Chakravarthy - Rs 8.40 crore, Sam Curran - Rs 7.20 crore, Hardus Viljoen - Rs 75 lakh, Arshdeep Singh - Rs 20 lakh, Darshan Nalkande - Rs 30 lakh, Prabhsimran Singh - Rs 4.80 crore, Agnivesh Ayachi - Rs 20 lakh, Harpreet Brar - Rs 20 lakh, and Murugan Ashwin - Rs 20 lakh.
Other players: Lokesh Rahul, Chris Gayle, Andrew Tye, Mayank Agarwal, Ankit Rajpoot, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Karun Nair, David Miller, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mandeep Singh (traded).
Players bought: Hanuma Vihari - Rs 2 crore, Axar Patel - Rs 5 crore, Ishant Sharma - Rs 1.10 crore, Ankush Bains - Rs 20 lakh, Colin Ingram - Rs 6.4 crore, Sherfane Rutherford - Rs 2 crore, Keemo Paul - Rs 50 lakh, Jalaj Saxena - Rs 20 lakh, and Bandaru Ayyappa - Rs 20 lakh.
Other players: Shreyas Iyer, Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Manjot Kalra, Colin Munro, Chris Morris, Jayant Yadav, Rahul Tewatia, Harshal Patel, Amit Mishra, Kagiso Rabada, Trent Boult, Sandeep Lamichhane and Avesh Khan.
Kolkata Knight Riders:
Players bought: Carlos Brathwaite - Rs 5 crore, Lockie Ferguson - Rs 1.60 crore, Anrich Nortje - Rs 20 lakh, Nikhil Naik - Rs 20 lakh, Harry Gurney - Rs 75 lakh, Prithvi Raj Yarra - Rs 20 lakh, Joe Denly - Rs 1 crore, and Shrikant Mundhe - Rs 20 lakh.
Other players: Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla
Players bought: Wriddhiman Saha - Rs 1.20 crore, Jonny Bairstow - Rs 2.20 crore, and Martin Guptill - Rs 1 crore.
Other players: Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Syed Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Billy Stanlake, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, and Shakib Al-Hasan, Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem, and Abhishek Sharma (Traded).
Players bought: Jaydev Unadkat - Rs 8.40 crore, Varun Aaron - Rs 2.40 crore, Oshane Thomas - Rs 1.10 crore, Shashank Singh - Rs 30 lakh, Liam Livingstone - Rs 50 lakh, Shubham Ranjane - Rs 20 lakh, Manan Vohra - Rs 20 lakh, Ashton Turner - Rs 50 lakh and Riyan Parag - Rs 20 lakh.
Other players: Ajinkya Rahane, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sanju Samson, Shreyas Gopal, Aryaman Birla, Sudhesan Midhun, Prashant Chopra, Stuart Binny, Rahul Tripathi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mahipal Lomror, Jos, Buttler, Ben Stokes, Steve Smith, Jofra Archer and Ish Sodhi.
Chennai Super Kings:
Players bought: Mohit Sharma - Rs 5 crore and Ruturaj Gaikwad - Rs 20 lakh.
Other players: MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Suresh Raina, Kedar Jadhav, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, Shane Watson, Shardul Thakur, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay, Harbhajan Singh, Faf Du Plessis, Sam Billings, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Lungisani Ngidi, Asif KM, N Jagadeesan, Monu Singh, Dhruv Shorey, Chaitanya Bishnoi, David Willey, Mitchell Santner
Players bought: Lasith Malinga - Rs 2 crore, Anmolpreet Singh - Rs 80 lakh, Barinder Sran - Rs 3.40 crore, Pankaj Jaiswal - Rs 20 lakh, Rasikh Dar - Rs 20 lakh and Yuvraj Singh - Rs 1 crore.
Other players: Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan (WK), Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff, Evin Lewis and Quinton de Kock (traded).