IPL AUCTIONS

  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha 1 week ago

    In this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suit action, Pakistani 'terror' boat new twist, India-Pakistan relationship, Velentine's day and Indian Premier League Auction 2015. ...
  • IPL Auction: Crores exchange hands, some stay hot some not February 17, 2015

    Bangalore: The 2015 Indian Premier League auction didn't quite capture the imagination as its predecessor did. With the World Cup going on and Ireland dismantling the once indomitable West Indies, that wasn't too surprising; but this was also partly because the eight teams were largely looking to plug gaps and...
  • Jacques Kallis found KC Cariappa talented enough to be picked: KKR CEO February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Kolkata Knight Riders CEO and Managing Director Venky Mysore on Monday said the team management decided to give a shot to KC Cariappa, who fetched a price tag of Rs 2.4 crore at IPL auction, after top players including Jacques Kallis found him extremely talented in one of their...
  • Yuvraj deserves every penny for his yeoman service: Gavaskar February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday endorsed Delhi Daredevils splurging Rs 16 crore on Yuvraj Singh in the IPL 8 auction, saying the flamboyant allrounder "deserves every penny for his yeoman service" to Indian cricket. "I am really happy for him, look at what he has gone through. He...
  • IPL Auction: Who is Rs. 2.4 crore worth KC Cariappa? February 16, 2015

    KC Cariappa, a 20-year-old mystery spinner, was a stunning pick by the Kolkata Knight Riders in Monday's players' auction for the 2015 Indian Premier League season. Bought for Rs 2.40 crore, the little-known Cariappa was perhaps the most shocking buy in an auction where veterans such as Kumar Sangakkara went...
  • Five questions to be asked after IPL Auction 2015 February 16, 2015

    Even as the Narendra Modi government battles the complex issue of bringing black money back to India, crores of rupees were thrown around for some cricket players. This obscene show of wealth came on a day when the Enforcement Directorate issued a Rs. 425 crore show-cause notice to BCCI and IPL...
  • IPL Auction 2015: Yuvraj's 16 cr talk of the town; Zaheer, Irfan find buyers February 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: Left-hand all-rounder Yuvraj Singh and wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik were sold for big bucks in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held on Monday ahead of the eighth season. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews and Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra also fetched big money in the auction. Yuvraj was picked up by Delhi...
  • Happy to be playing for Delhi Daredevils under Kirsten: Yuvraj Singh February 16, 2015

    Allrounder Yuvraj Singh, who on Monday became Indian Premier League's costliest ever buy by going for a whopping Rs 16 crore to Delhi Daredevils, said that he was happy to be playing again under former India coach Gary Kirsten. "I was sleeping when the auction was going on. I came to...
  • IPL 2015 Auction: Final list of all eight squads February 16, 2015

    Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik came out as the biggest earners taking home Rs. 16 crore and Rs. 10.5 crore respectively. Here're the eight squads who will lock horns from April 8 onward....
  • IPL-8 auction on February 16 in Bengaluru January 30, 2015

    Mumbai: The players' auction for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held in Bengaluru Feb 16. Several leading cricketers from across the world will be up for grabs. The auction will begin at 9.30 a.m. and will be conducted by professional English auctioneer Richard Madley, who...
  • TWTW: Buzz around IPL auction 2014 February 16, 2014

    As IPL resumes business, Cyrus Boracha takes on the controversies and buzz around team owners. ...
  • After IPL 7 auction, TWTW team does it their way February 16, 2014

    A total of 154 players sold, including 50 overseas players, as the twoday IPL auction ended in Bangalore on Thursday, with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on AAP's exit, ModiPowell meet, IPL February 16, 2014

    In this week of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the IPL auction 2014, Arvind Kejriwal quits as Delhi CM in just 49 days and US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell met Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial nominee and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gandhinagar and much...
  • Karthik is eager to play under Kirsten again February 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeperbatsman Dinesh Karthik, who was the secondcostliest buy at Rs 12.5 crore in the IPL auction at Bangalore earlier this week, is keen to play under Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten in season 7 of the T20 tournament starting April 9. "Everybody knows him as a wonderful human being and...
  • Kingfisher Airlines employees urge Yuvraj Singh to refuse to play for RCB February 14, 2014

    Yuvraj Singh became the top earner at the 2014 IPL Auction when he was sold for Rs. 14 crore to Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) an Indian Premier League franchise owned by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who also owns the controversyridden Kingfisher Airlines (KFA). According to India Today, the Kingfisher Employees...
  • Exorbitant IPL auction comes to an end, Yuvraj sold at 14 cr February 13, 2014

    Karan Sharma and Rishi Dhawan hit the jackpot on the second and of the auction as they were bought for a mammoth Rs 3.75 crore and Rs 3 crore by Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab respectively. ...
  • Karan Sharma becomes highestpaid uncapped player February 13, 2014

    While Rishi Dhawan and Kedar Jadhav pocketed crores among the 74 uncapped players sold on day two of the auction. ...
  • Yet to decide on Delhi Daredevils' captaincy: Gary Kirsten February 13, 2014

    After buying Kevin Pietersen for 9 crore, Delhi Daredevils are yet to decide on the captaincy role for season 7. ...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Mumbai bag Hussey and Anderson after retaining their big players February 13, 2014

    Last year's Indian Premier League and Champions League winner, Mumbai Indians, retained most of their top players from the last season. Barring the money they spent on the five retained players, Mumbai got five players on day one, paying Rs 5 cr their highest for the day for...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Hyderabad bag Rasool, buy 24 players for seventh edition February 13, 2014

    Sunrisers Hyderabad didn't go for big players on day two of auction and rather concentrated on roping in best domestic talents. Parvez Rasool (95 lakh) and Karan Sharma (3.75 crore) became the recent acquisitions on Thursday. Karan Sharma became the highestpaid cricketer to be sold on day two by getting a...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Rajasthan Royals buy 14 players on day two February 13, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals under the mentorship of Rahul Dravid made some smart buys as they bought 14 players on day two of auction. Rajasthan also bought back Kevon Cooper, Dishant Yagnik. On day one of auctions, Rajasthan decided to buy only six players, which included Brad Hodge (2.4 crore), Steven Smith (4...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Kolkata go for Manish Pandey, Chris Lynn on Day 2 February 13, 2014

    Kolkata knight Riders, known for spending big in the IPL auction, were quite modest in spending in the IPL7 auction. Their top buy this season was the retired South African allrounder, Jacques Kallis. Kolkata bought Kallis by using their Right to Match card for Rs 5.5 crore. They spent Rs 5...
  • RCB is the place where I can express myself: Yuvraj Singh February 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Indian Premier League's costliest player Yuvraj Singh feels that Royal Challengers Bangalore is a team where he can express himself in the company of start cricketers like Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle. Yuvraj was bought by RCB for a whopping Rs 14 crore on the opening day of the twoday...
  • IPL Auction 2014: RCB spend their entire purse on the final day February 13, 2014

    Going into the second day of the 2014 Players' Auction, Royals Challengers Bangalore didn't have much left in the bank and ended up spending whatever they had. The Vijay Mallyaowned franchise didn't go for any big name on the final day of the auction, when the maximum they paid for a...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Punjab spend Rs 3 crore on Rishi Dhawan on Day 2 February 13, 2014

    Punjab ended the 2014 IPL Auction on a cautious note that saw them with Rs. 4.10 crore still left in the bank. But the Punjab franchise didn't hold itself back on occasions, which saw them buying uncapped Himachal Pradesh allrounder Rishi Dhawan for Rs. 3 crore and Gurkeerat Mann for Rs....
  • IPL Auction 2014: Chennai buy 15 players over two days February 13, 2014

    A total of 154 players sold, including 50 overseas players, as the twoday IPL auction ended in Bangalore on Thursday, with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Chennai Super Kings, who have already retained five players, brought eight players...
  • Players bought on day two of 2014 IPL Auction February 13, 2014

    The second day of the 2014 IPL auction saw 84 players being bought between eight franchises, taking the tally of total number of players auctioned to 154. The final day belonged to the uncapped players who will now be looked upon as the new millionaires created by the cashrich Twenty20 league...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Delhi stretch their squad to 23 on final day February 13, 2014

    A total of 154 players sold, including 50 overseas players, as the twoday IPL auction ended in Bangalore on Thursday, with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Twitter reactions of players who went under the hammer February 13, 2014

    Littleknown Railways allrounder Karan Sharma hit the jackpot at the IPL players' auction on day two, becoming the costliest buy among the uncapped players by fetching a startling Rs 3.75 crore deal with Sunrisers Hyderabad, while Rishi Dhawan also fetched a stunning Rs 3 crore bid from Kings XI Punjab. Earlier...