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IPL 2024 Auction Highlights: Mitchell Starc became the costliest player in IPL history© Twitter

IPL 2024 Auction: An enthralling day of IPL 2024 Auction has come to an end. In all 72 players (30 overseas) were picked as the teams spent a total of Rs 230.45 crore. Unprecedented scenes were there for all on Tuesday, as Rs 20 crore mark was breached. 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! Harshal Patel was the costliest Indian player as he was roped in by PBKS for Rs 11.75 crore. Uncapped batter Sameer Rizvi (Rs 8.4 crore, CSK) has sprung a surprise. Apart from them, Daryl Mitchell (Rs 14 crore, CSK), Alzarri Joseph (Rs 11 crore, RCB), Rilee Rossouw (Rs 8 crore, PBKS), Rovman Powell (RR, Rs 7.40 crore), Shahrukh Khan (Rs 7.40 crore, GT), Kumar Kushagra (Rs 7.2 crore, DC), Travis Head (SRH, Rs 6.80 crore) were the other top buys. (Full List of Sold/Unsold Players)

Here are the Highlights of the IPL 2024 auction straight from Dubai:

  • 20:59 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Four uncapped players picked

    Swastik Chhikara – Delhi Capitals – Rs 20 Lakh

    Abid Mushtaq – Rajasthan Royals – Rs 20 Lakh

    Shivalik Sharma- Mumbai Indians – Rs 20 Lakh

    Swapnil Singh – Royal Challengers Bangalore – Rs 20 Lakh

  • 20:53 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Nabi, Hope, Atkinson Get Sold

    Mohmmad Nabi is second time lucky as he is picked by MI for Rs 1.50 crore. So is Shai Hope. DC pick him for RS 75 lakh. KKR get another foreign pacer in Gus Atkinson for Rs 1 crore – He is  from England.  

  • 20:46 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Ferguson, Mujeeb sold!

    Lockie Ferguson goes to RCB for Rs 2 crore. Next player up is Afghanistan’s Mujeb Ur Rahman. KKR has bid for him at Rs 2 crore.And they will get him at that price

  • 20:45 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Rossouw is second time lucky!

    Rilee Rossouw has been bagged by PBKS for a whopping Rs 8 crore. This is the second time that he was called up. Steve Smith has gone unsold again. Lockie Ferguson next.

  • 20:41 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Bid War For Rilee Rossouw

    Rilee Rossouw’s bid prices has gone beyond Rs 5.50 crore. PBKS don’t want to let him go but DC is also relentless.

  • 20:39 (IST)

    IPL LIVE Auction: Last round starts!

    In the last round of accelerated auction, Karun Nair goes unsold. Manish Pandey is picked by KKR for Rs 50 lakh. There is a huge bid war for Rillee Rossouw that is going on between DC and PBKS!

  • 20:38 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Boucher speaks

    “Well, we’ve had conversations with certain team members in that leadership within the group. I think it’s purely just a transitional phase, you know, the game of cricket. Mumbai Indians moves on forward. The road’s been fantastic for us. He’s [Hardik Pandya] been a stalwart for Mumbai Indians. He’s done really well. This is just a decision that is made by us to move forward and get into a transition phase with a new captain. And if we take all the emotions aside and all that type of stuff, that’s simply what it is all about,” Mark Boucher on MI leadrship.

    “Can I say anything about it? I’m not too sure. I’ve heard rumours via social media and all that type of stuff, but I’m not really into social media stuff. As far as I can say is that it was handled by us in the best way possible. We understand there are emotions around everything but this is purely a transitional phase for Mumbai Indians and decisions were made by us to, move forward and that’s where we are at the moment.”

  • 20:07 (IST)

    Auction IPL Live: Robin Minz to GT

    Great scenes as CSK can’t bid for uncapped wicketkeeper Robin Minz in a bidding war with MI, However, it is GT who takes him home at Rs 3.60 crore

  • 20:04 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: PBKS picks 4 players!

    There is some confusion as PBKS management says that they wrongly bid for one of the players 

    Ashutosh Sharma – Punjab Kings – Rs 20 Lakh

    Vishwanath Pratap Singh – Punjab Kings – Rs 20 Lakh

    Shashank Singh – Punjab Kings – Rs 20 Lakh

    Tanay Thyagarajan – Punjab Kings – Rs 20 Lakh

  • 19:55 (IST)

    Auction IPL: DC picks up another lesser known pacer

    Pacer Sumit Kumar has gone to DC for Rs 1 crore. Kamelsh Nagarkoti is unsold and so is Pradosh Paul.

  • 19:45 (IST)

    IPL Auction LIVE: Thusara To MI

    Nuwan Thusara, who has a slinging action, has quite obviously generated interested from MI. However, RCB will not let them have it easy. But MI will have the Sri Lanka for Rs 4.80 crore. His nickname is ‘Podi Malinga’ due to his action 

  • 19:40 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Richardson getting big money

    Now Jhye Richardson is up for grabs! DC and RCB are going big for him! The bid has gone past Rs 4.20 crore!

    And he is bagged by DC for Rs 5 crore!

  • 19:36 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Another Australia breached 10 crore mark

    The interest for Spencer Johsnon is huge. GT gets the Australia pacer for Rs 10 crore. Another overseas pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been bought by CSK for RS 2 crore

  • 19:33 (IST)

    IPL Auction LIVE: Johnson generates massive interest

    Australian left-arm Spencer Johnson has started a bid war between GT and DC. His bid price has crossed Rs 4 Crore. 

  • 19:25 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Willey is RCB’s

    LSG bids for David Willey at his base price for Rs 2 crore. Ben Dwarshuis and Shai Hope have both unsold.

  • 19:22 (IST)

    IPL Auction LIVE: Tom Curran goes to RCB

    Tom Curran, Sam Curran’s brother is here. RCB has bid Rs 1.50 crore for him. They are happy to get the allrounder. Veteran allrounder James Neesham is unsold. Keemo Paul with base price of Rs 75 lakh is unsold. Odean Smith find no takers too.

  • 19:19 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Turner goes to LSG

    Ashton Turner goes to LSG for Rs 1 crore. They are happy. Rassie Van Der Dussen is unsold. Qais Ahamad from Afghanistan is unsold too. No interest for Michael Bracewell as well.

  • 19:18 (IST)

    IPL Auction LIVE: Rutherford Goes To KKR!

    Colin Munro goes unsold but Sherfane Rutherford goes for his base price of Rs 1.50 crore to KKR

  • 19:17 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Accelerated Auction starts!

    Accelerated auction auction starts! Finn Allen is the first player to be auctioned! His base price is Rs 75 lakh. He is unsold.

  • 19:02 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Raina approves Rizvi pick!

  • 18:48 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Accelerated round coming up!

    Following is the purse remaining for the teams with the accelerated round coming up next!

    Royal Challengers Bangalore: 6.75 crore

    Kolkata Knight Riders: 6.55 crore

    Punjab Kings: 13.15 crore

    Chennai Super Kings: 3.20 crore

    Delhi Capitals: 16.85 crore

    Rajasthan Royals: 0.90 crore

    Mumbai Indians: 7.95 crore

    Sunrisers Hyderabad: 3.40 crore

    Lucknow Super Giants: 4.15 crore

    Gujarat Titans: 21.45 crore

  • 18:45 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Starc Reacts

    Mitchell Starc’s first reaction is here after becoming the costliest player in IPL history. “Hey KKR fans, I am thrilled to be joining the team for this year’s IPL. I cannot wait to get to Eden Gardens, to experience the home crowd, fans and atmosphere. Ami KKR!,” said Starc in a video by KKR.

  • 18:32 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Shreyas Gopal to MI

    After Murgan Ashwin is unsold, it’s time for Shreyas Gopal. He can fetch big money. But MI pick him for Rs 20 lakh

  • 18:31 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Two youngsters get a team!

    After Tyagi, Rasikh Dar – Delhi Capitals – Rs 20 Lakh and Manav Suthar – Gujarat Titans – Rs 20 Lakh – are the next two stars who have been picked by IPL 

  • 18:21 (IST)

    IPl Live updates: Tyagi get good interest

    After Akash Singh is unsold, Kartik Tyagi is getting interest. LSG, GT, KKR, DC have shown interest. GT currently have the highest from KKR at Rs 55 lakh. But it is GT who picks him up for Rs 60 lakh

  • 18:18 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Kuldip Yadav latest surprise millionaire

    Sushant Mishra is another surprise pick as he gets picked for Rs 2.20 crore by Gujarat Titans. Ashish Nehra is  happy. Kuldip Yadav is unsold.  

  • 18:14 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Yash Dayan earns big pay cheque

    Now the set for uncapped fast bowlers starts. Yash Dayal is the first bowler and GT and RCB and betting big for him. he has crossed Rs 4 crore bid. 

    Finally, RCB gets the fast bowler for Rs 5 crore. 

  • 18:10 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Kumar Kushagra goes to DC!

    Kumar Kishagra gows to DC for Rs 7.20 crore. 

  • 18:05 (IST)

    LIVE Auction IPL: Ricky Bhui goes to DC

    Ricky Bhui goes to DC for Rs 20 lakh. Urvil Patel, Vishnu Solanki have gone unsold. But Kumar Kushagra is generating interesting. He has crossed Rs 1.50 crore mark with DC and GT fighting it out.

  • 18:04 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Uncapped wicketkeepers now!

    Now the set for uncapped wicketkeepers is here! Tom Kohler-Cadmore is the first player in the set and RR have bid for him for Rs 40 lakh! He will go to the RR!

  • 18:02 (IST)

  • 17:46 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Live Auction: Shahrukh to GT

    GT have the last laugh as Shahrukh Khan joins them for Rs 7.40 crore. He has got IPL experience and cane be a handy option for the finisher’s role. 

  • 17:42 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Shahrukh will earn over 7 crore

    The Bidding war for PBKS and GT is still on. Gujarat Titans currently have the highest bid of Rs7 crore, They have more than 31 crore left in their purse.

  • 17:38 (IST)

    LIVE IPL 2024: Shahrukh Khan is here

    Now, the big man comes up! Shahrukh Khan – the cricketer – is here and GT, PBKS engage in a big battle for the power-hitter. His bid amount has crossed over Rs 2 crore.

  • 17:36 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Auction Live: Other Uncapped Stars!

    Angkrish Raghuvanshi – Kolkata Knight Riders – Rs 20 Lakh and Arshin Kulkarni – Lucknow Super Giants – Rs 20 Lakh are the other two uncapped India players to find a franchise. Mohammed Arshad Khan, Sarfaraz Khan, Raj Angad Bawa, Vivrant Sharma, Atit Sheth are unsold.

  • 17:28 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: And he goes to CSK for Rs 8.40 Crore

    Sameer Rizvi will got to Chennai for Rs 8.40 crore to Chennai Super Kings. According to Cricindo, Rizvi, 20, was a prolific six-hitter for Kanpur Superstars in UP T20 League. He made two tons ended with 455 runs in nine innings in the tournament.

  • 17:24 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Sameer Rizvi is the new IPL Millionaire!

    Priyansh Arya and Manan Vohra went unsold but Sameer Rizvi is getting massive interest. There is a bidding war for the batter between GT and CSK. His price has crosses Rs 5.50 crore!

  • 17:19 (IST)

    IPL 2024 Aution Live: Shubham Dubey goes for Rs 5.80 crore

    And there he goes! Shubham Dubey has been picked by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 5.80 crore. They lower-order batter will add muscle to their batting. After the super fight, Rohan Kunnummal and Saurav Chuahan go unsold.

  • 17:17 (IST)

    IPL Auction Live: Dubey generating huge interest!

    Shubham Dubey currently has the highest bid of Rs 5.40 crore now from RR. DC is also relentless for the batter and the bid is approaching Rs 6 crore.

  • 17:15 (IST)

    LIVE IPL Auction: Shubham Dubey – The surprise pick of the day?

    The bidding war for is well and truly on for Shubham Dubey. According to ESPNCricinfo, Shubham Dubey is a left-hand middle-order batter, made 221 runs in seven innings at a strike rate of 187.28.

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