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IPL Auction: Kedar Jadhav joins SunRisers Hyderabad for Rs 2 crore

IPL Auction: Harbhajan Singh moves to KKRiders for Rs 2 crore

IPL Auction: James Neesham joins Mumbai Indians for Rs 50 lakh

IPL Auction: Fabian Allen sold to Punjab Kings for Rs 75 lakh

IPL Auction: Dan Christian bought by Royal Challengers for Rs 4.8 crore

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issues fresh guidelines in Mumbai amid rising cases of Covid-19

PM Modi to chair sixth meeting of NITI Aayog’s Governing Council

PM will chair sixth meeting of Governing Council of NITI Aayog on February 20 at 10:30 am via video conference. The agenda of the meeting includes deliberations on agriculture, infrastructure, manufacturing, HRD, service delivery at the grassroots level and health & nutrition, as per the PMO.

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar to visit Maldives on 20-21 February, Mauritius on 22-23 February

IPL Auction: Punjab Kings get Fabian Allen for Rs 75 lakh

32 deaths reported so far following vaccination: Health Ministry

32 deaths have been reported so far, following Covid vaccination, as per the Health Ministry. This includes three deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

No case of serious/severe AEFI/death attributable to vaccination till date: Health Ministry

98,46,523 vaccinations done: Health Ministry

As on 18th Feb, 6pm, 98,46,523 vaccinations done including vaccination of 66,99,567 healthcare workers, the Health Ministry said.

Top 5 buys so far

The auction room breaks for 45-minute break

Cheteshwar Pujara receives applause on being sold to CSK

Tom Curran moves to Delhi Capitals for Rs 5.25 crore

Moises Henriques joins Punjab Kings for Rs 4.20 crore

Kyle Jamieson will join RCB for a whopping Rs 15 crore

Cheteshwar Pujara sold to CSK for Rs 50 lakh

Rovman Powell, Shaun Marsh and Corey Anderson go unsold in IPL auction

Puducherry LG orders floor test in the legislative assembly on 22nd February by 5pm

Riley Meredith sold to Punjab Kings for Rs 8 crore

Mike Hesson explains thought behind getting Maxwell

After a three-team bidding war, K Gowtham joins Chennai Super Kings for Rs 9.25 crore

Karnataka all-rounder K Gowtham goes to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 9.25 crore

His base price was Rs 20 lakh

Shahrukh Khan sold to Punjab Kings for Rs 5.25 crore

Ripal Patel sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 lakh, and Rajat Patidar sold for Rs 20 lakh to RCB

Sachin Baby sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 20 lakh

Piyush Chawla heads to Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.40 crore

Left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell goes unsold

Harbhajan Singh goes unsold

Umesh Yadav goes to Delhi Capitals for Rs 1 crore

Nathan Coulter-Nile sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 5 crore

Jhye Richardson heads to Punjab Kings for Rs 14 crore

Bidding starts for Jhye Richardson, base price Rs 1.5 crore

Mustafizur Rahman picked by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1 crore

Mumbai Indians win bidding war to bring Adam Milne on board for Rs 3.2 crore

Auction restarts

No bids for Alex Carey and Sam Billings

Chris Morris beat Yuvraj Singh’s record of Rs 16 crore to become the most expensive player in IPL history

Highest sales so far

Teams’ remaining purses

Dawid Malan goes to Punjab Kings for base price Rs 1.5 crore

Chris Morris becomes the most expensive overseas buy at an IPL auction

Chris Morris goes to Rajasthan Royal for Rs 16.25 crore

Bids on Chris Morris cross Rs 12 crore

Bidding started for Chris Morris

Shivam Dube goes to Rajasthan Royals for INR 4.4 crore. He is the first Indian player to be sold at the 2021 IPL Auction.

SOLD! CSK buys Moeen Ali for Rs 7 crore

Punjab wants Moeen

KKRiders buy Shakib Al Hasan, base price Rs 2 crore, for Rs 3.2 crore

Punjab Kings & CSK get into the bidding for all-rounder Moeen Ali; his opening bid is 2Cr INR

RCB gets Maxwell!

CSK and RCB reportedly in a bidding war for Glenn Maxwell

Australian batsman Steve Smith bought by Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.20 crore at IPL players auction

IPL Auction

  • The “mini-auction” this year would witness 291 players going under the hammer and all these cricketers have been shortlisted by the eight franchises.
  • A total of 164 Indian players, 125 overseas players, and 3 players from associate nations are up for grabs in the mini-auction.

IPL auction

  • Rs 2 crore is the highest reserve price and two Indian players – Harbhajan Singh and Kedar Jadhav – and eight overseas players – Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Shakib Al Hasan, Moeen Ali, Sam Billings, Liam Plunkett, Jason Roy, and Mark Wood chose to be slotted in the highest bracket.
  • Pat Cummins who was bought for Rs 15.5 crore for the IPL 2020 season was retained and he will once again be seen donning purple and gold.
  • 12 players are on the auction list with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. Hanuma Vihari and Umesh Yadav are the two Indian players in the list of 11 cricketers with a base price of Rs 1 crore.

Hope ‘moneybags’ McCullum doesn’t outbid me again in IPL auction: Ponting

IPL auction to start in a short while

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee gets angry at ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogan due to her appeasement politics: Amit Shah