Follow the IPL auction day two live updates on Twitter. The auction continued on day two at the ITC Hotel in Bangalore at 10:00 a.m. on Feb 13, 2014.
On the first day of the auction on February 12, 2014, many renowned cricketers went under the hammer.
It is the first time in the IPL history that the bidding is being done in Indian rupees (INR) and eight franchises have put a total of Rs. 274.50 crore on the table. There are 16 marquee players with the base price of Rs. 2 crore each.
Let us have a look at the highlights of the first day of the IPL 214 auction. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have bought South African all-rounder Albie Morkel for Rs. 2.40 crore, Indian batting sensation Yuvraj Singh for Rs. 14 crore, and Parthiv Patel for Rs. 1.4 crore.
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Delhi Daredevils have bought former Mumbai Indians player Dinesh Karthik for Rs. 12.5 crore. Interestingly, Karthik played his first IPL with Delhi Daredevils. He has become the second most expensive Indian cricketer after Yuvraj Singh. Delhi Daredevils also bought JP Duminy for Rs 2.20 crore, Murali Vijay for Rs. 5 crore, and Kevin Pietersen for Rs. 9 crore.
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Kings XI Punjab have roped in Thisara Perera for Rs 1.60 crore, Wridhiman Saha for Rs 2.20 crore, Shaun Marsh for Rs. 2.20 crore, George Bailey for Rs. 3.25 crore, Mitchell Johnson for Rs 6.50 crore, and Virender Sehwag for Rs 3.20 crore.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has retained Yusuf Pathan for RS. 3.25 crore. KKR bought Robin Uthappa for Rs. 5 crore, Jacques Kallis for Rs. 5.5 crore.
Mumbai Indians grabbed Michael Hussey for Rs. 5crore and Zaheer Khan for Rs 2.60 crore. Chennai Super Kings bought Dwayne Smith for Rs 4.5 crore, Brendon McCullum for Rs 3.25 crore, and Faf du Plessis for Rs 4.75 crore.
Priety Zinta at IPL Auction:
The key Indian players to watch out for in the IPL 2014 will be Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag, Yusuf Pathan, and Irfan Pathan.
The key players from overseas are Kevin Pietersen, Jacques Bailey, Corey Anderson, David Warner, George Bailey, Mitchell Johnson, Mahela Jayawardene. Many uncapped Indian players have also made their debut in this year’s auction.