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IPL 2024 Auction Live Updates: Mitchell Starc In History Books! Becomes Costliest Player Ever With Rs 24.75 Crore Bid From KKR | Cricket News ‣

IPL 2024 Auction Live Updates: Mitchell Starc In History Books! Becomes Costliest Player Ever With Rs 24.75 Crore Bid From KKR | Cricket News

IPL 2024 Auction Updates: Catch all live updates of IPL 2024 Auction here – Mitchell Starc© Twitter

IPL 2024 Auction Updates: Lightning generally strikes once, but today it struck twice! Two senior Australians were at the centre of it! First, Pat Cummins went for Rs 20.50 crore to SRH to become the first player ever to breach the Rs 20-crore mark. Then Mitchell Starc broke that record and was roped in by KKR for a whopping Rs 24.75 crore – the highest-ever price for an IPL player ever! Earlier in the day, Daryl Mitchell went for Rs 14 crore from CSK. Harshal Patel roped in by PBKS for Rs 11.75 crore. There are the three players who have breached rs 10 crore mark. Shardul Thakur (Rs 4 crore) and Rachin Ravindra (Rs 1.80 crore) have been picked by CSK. In the first set for capped batters – Rovman Powell (RR, Rs 7.40 crore), Travis Head (SRH, Rs 6.80 crore), Harry Brook (DC, Rs 4 Crore) – were the top buys. The 10 franchises have over Rs 262 crore to spend to 77 players from a pool of 332 players. (Full List of Sold/Unsold Players )

Here are the LIVE updates of the IPL 2024 auction straight from Dubai:

  • 16:42 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Steal Deals for GT? Not really

    Was Umesh Yadav (Rs 5.80 crore) and Omarzai (Rs 50 lakh) steal deal for GT? “I wouldn’t call anybody a steal. That’s disrespectful to that player to some extent. We value Omarzai and Umesh. You focus on skill sets than players at an auction. We got two players that we had in our pre-planning and we’re looking forward to them joining us,” Vikram Solanki, GT Director of Cricket, said.

  • 16:35 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Bangar on picking Woakes!

    Sanjay Bangar, PBKS, has an interesting take on picking Chris Woakes for Rs 4.20 crore. “Woakes covers two positions for us – Curran and Rabada. Having an Indian seamer is of immense value. Harshal bowls through the middle and death overs. It gives us an option of using Harshal as an Impact Player. That was the thinking behind acquiring both Woakes and Harshal,” he said.

  • 16:30 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: The two contenders speak up!

    The two teams which engaged in an intense bidding war for Micthell Starc speaks up

    Venky Mysore, KKR CEO: Somebody told me just now before Starc’s bid, they put up something like a historic bid. Very quickly history changed. IPL has changed and the salary cap has changed (laughs). Everyone comes with their own plans. This is my 14th auction – you know you win some and lose some. Starc was a preffered player from that skillset standpoint. We were not successful in some bids, so that favoured us. We were just happy to have him in our side.

    Vikram Solanki, GT director of cricket: It shows the value of the player and the skillset he possesses. He’s a fabulous player and lost out to KKR. But that’s the way things go at the auction. We will make our way through the rest of the auction as we need to.

  • 16:27 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: CSK on their plans ahead!

    Stephen Fleming opens up on if Daryl Mitchell is a replacement for Ben Stokes: “He played just one game, so not massive shoes. Daryl is a different type of player, but his performances over the last 18-24 months have warranted this type of a price. He is an unfashionable player, often goes under the radar. With his ability to play spin he is competitive and he is also a handy bowler. In Chepauk we can slide him into a role. Just like his performances, he fits in nicely and a good buy for us.”

  • 16:17 (IST)

  • 16:14 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction LIVE Updates: Purse remaining!

  • 16:09 (IST)

    IPL Live Auction: Genuine point!

  • 16:05 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2024 Live: Unsold set!

    Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Tabraiz Shamsi, Ish Sodhi, Akeal Hosein, Adil Rashid. All have gone unsold! This set has been a dampener after a high-octane allrounder set.

  • 15:56 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Another set starts!

    The set for capped spinners has started! Waqar Salamkheil is the first player and he has gone unsold!

  • 15:55 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Unadkat to SRH, Madushanka to MI

    Jaydev Unadkat has been picked by SRH for Rs 1.6 crore while Josh Hazlewood has been unsold. Dilshan Madushanka has been picked by MI for Rs 4.6 crore.

  • 15:53 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2024 Live: Starc goes for Rs 24.75 crore

    The insane bidding has ended. KKR has roped in for a whopping Rs 24.75 crore – the highest bid for an IPL player ever! This has never happened in world cricket! This is sheer desperation to get a top notch fast bowler!

  • 15:46 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Starc is the most expensive cricketer ever!

    What is happening! Starc has got the highest bid of Rs 24.50 crore from GT. The KKR are deliberating now! Gautam Gambhir in serious talks with Venky Mysore!

  • 15:41 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Starc sets new record!

    And HISTORY has been made again! Starc has attracted a Rs 22 crore bid from KKR! This is insane! This is record. Twice two players have crossed Rs 20 crore today!

  • 15:39 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Starc makes history!

    Gujarat Titans and Kolkata Knight Riders are relentless. GT currently have the highest bid of Rs 20 crore for Starc! This is history!

  • 15:36 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Starc has everyone’s attention!

    The bidding war was between DC and MI. But MI have pulled out in the race for Starc. KKR have joined in now! the bid has crossed RS 12.25 crore

  • 15:32 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Starc next!

    Mitchell Starc is up next. This is gong to be interesting! MI and DC are fighting it out. Akash Ambani looks determined to bad him. Rishabh Pant is raising the paddle for DC.

  • 15:31 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Mavi next up

    Shivam Mavi next up! The former GT player is generating huge bidding war between LSG and RCB. But LSG Get His for Rs 6.40 crore.

  • 15:27 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Umesh join GT

    Umesh Yadav is the next player up. The veteran star has generated huge bidding war between GT, SRH and DC. But GT has the highest bid of Rs 5.80 crore. The veteran star will be asset for GT who already have Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma.

  • 15:23 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Alzarri Joseph to RCB then

    The West Indies pacer has gone to RCB for Rs 11.50 crore. They outbid LSG to get the veteran T20 star

  • 15:18 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Alzarri Joseph has entered the race.

    Alzarri Joseph – former GT pacer – is generating huge interest from DC and CSK. His bid has reached Rs 3 crore – the highest bid by DC so far. Lucknow Super Giants has entered the race. Joesph has got a Rs 6 crore bid from  DC

  • 15:18 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Alzarri Joseph has entered the race.

    Alzarri Joseph – former GT pacer – is generating huge interest from DC and CSK. His bid has reached Rs 3 crore – the highest bid by DC so far. Lucknow Super Giants has entered the race. Joesph has got a Rs 6 crore bid from  DC

  • 15:16 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Fast bowlers’ set has started

    The fast  bowlers’ set has started. Lockie Ferguson has gone unsold and the next one is Chetan Sakariya! They get him for Rs 50 lakh! 

  • 15:12 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: KKR get their 1st player!

    KKR pick their first player of the day in wicketkeeper KS Bharat for Rs 50 lakh. They have got a good deal for the player who used to play for RCB

  • 15:10 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Stubbs To DC

    Tristan Stubbs is now up for grabs. DC get him for Rs 50 lakh. No other team bid for him! 

  • 15:09 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Wicketkeepers’ set starts!

    The this set of capped wicketkeepers has started. Phil Salt is the first one but he goes unsold!

  • 15:01 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Vettori speaks

    Daniel Vettori. speaks on the historic Pat Cummins deal: “Someone else desperately wanted him as well, that’s why he got pushed to that high number. Because our team is relatively settled and we have the budget, and we have already picked up Travis Head and Hasaranga, we felt like we’d covered most things that we wanted at the auction, so we had the ability to spend that much.”

  • 14:57 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Wicketkeeper next!

    The third set is where the wicketkeepers come in! Josh Inglis, K.S. Bharat, Kusal Mendis are the players who are in the list

  • 14:48 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Mitchell goes to CSK for Rs 14 crore

    CSK has defeated PBKS in their bid to get Daryl Mitchell!. They will rope in the NZ allrounder for a whopping Rs 14 crore. However, PBKS have got Chris Woakes Rs 4.2 crore. The set for all-rounders has ended!  

  • 14:39 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: CSK Joins fight!

    Delhi backs out but CSK has joined the bidding war! They now hold the highest bid for Rs 14 crore! This set has seen the team go bonkers! It was supposed to be so for the allrounders!

  • 14:36 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Mitchell Has gone past Rs 11 crore

    And he has breached the Rs 10 crore mark too! DC and PBKS are still relentless! The bid has reached Rs 11 crore – from DC. Punjab comes back with a Rs 11.25 lakh!

  • 14:30 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Mitchell will go big too!

    Daryl Mitchell is also in demand! PBKS and Delhi Capitals are going big for him! The highest bid so far is Rs 7 crore by PBKS but hold on, DC raises the paddle at Rs 7.20 crore!

  • 14:28 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Harshal Will Play For PBKS!

    Harshal Patel has also got a fat pay-cheque. Punjab Kings have roped in for Rs 11.75 crore! Preity Zinta is happy! There was huge contest from GT and LSG  but PBKs had the last laugh!

  • 14:25 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Harshal has massive ineterst!

    Harshal Patel has started a bid contest between PBKS and GT. The fast bowling all-rounder currently has the highest bid of Rs 10.75 crore. But no! LSG have gone for Rs 11 crore bid

  • 14:21 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: MI rope in Coetzee

    After that Gerald Coetzee was picked by Mumbai India for Rs 5 crore! The MI are happy! The next player is Harshal Patel and Gujarat Titans and Punjab Kings are fighting it it currently!

  • 14:18 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Cummins makes history!

    And Pat Cummins goes to SRH for Rs 20.50 crore! This IS HISTORY! For the first time ever a player has breached the Rs 20 crore mark! He will be part of the Orange Army!

  • 14:15 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Cummins Makes History

    History has been created! For the first time ever, a player has breached the Rs 20 crore mark! And SRH and RCB are relentless!

  • 14:11 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2024 Live: Cummins Go Past Rs 14 crore

    Both CSK and MI are out but SRH and RCB are going all out for the Australian captain! The bid has gone past Rs 13 crore!

  • 14:07 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Huge fight for Cummins

    For Pat Cummins, CSK and MI are going big. However, at Rs 5 crore, MI have gone out. But hold on! RCB have joined the fight. the bid is past Rs 6 crore!

  • 14:05 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Big pay day for Shardul

    Shardul Thakur has been roped in by CSK for Rs 4 crore! The MS Dhoni-led team is focussing on all-rounders it seems! Meanwhile, Azmatullah Omarzai has gone to GT for Rs 50 lakh. 

  • 14:02 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Shardul generates massive interest!

    Huge Interest for Shardul Thakur to. CSK currently have him for Rs 3.60 crore. There is massive interest from SRH too. Kavya Maran is relentless! 

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