The English pair Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills were the big guns of the Auction program just as they went Rs 14.5 crore and Rs 12 Crore Appropriately. South Africa seamer Kagiso Rabada was brought by Delhi Daredevils for Rs 5 crore. Leg spinner Karn Sharma became the highest Indian player to be bid in the IPL Auction till today, as he was marked up by Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.2 crore.
Punjab leg - spinner Rahul Sharma remains unsold in the Auction as well as Australia off - spinner Nathan Lyon not found any bid in Auction.
New Zealand fast bowler Matt Henry is sold to Kings 11 Punjab for 50 lakhs.
Former Royal Challengers Bangalore all - rounder David Wiese goes unsold in the Auction. Tamil Nadu left - handed batsman Abhinav Mukund also remains unsold.
India test middle order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara goes unsold. Big news for Afghanistan cricket fans all - rounder Mohammed Nabi becomes first Afghanistan cricketer to be picked in IPL. He is brought by 2016 IPL champion Sunrises Hyderabad for Rs 30 lakhs.
Big shock for South Africa fans leg - spinner Imran Tahir remains unsold. As well as Indian seamer Ishant Sharma goes unsold ! That is a shock.
New Zealand seamer Trent Boult is picked by Kolkata Knight Riders.
Stephen Fleming says," There is an element of risk when spend big - time money, but we are ready to take that risk we look strong on paper. It's the top 8 that you really have to respect. You have got three captains so you have leadership we have bowlers, all - rounder in Mitch Marsh and Stokes.