IPL 2024 Auction Recap: Sold Players, Unsold Players, and Teams' Updated Purse
IPL 2024 Auction Recap: Sold Players, Unsold Players, and Teams' Updated Purse
The IPL 2024 Auction saw a whirlwind of deals, creating record-breaking paydays for players like Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. Starc, the left-arm pacer, shattered records as the most expensive player in IPL history, securing a staggering Rs 24.75 crore deal with Kolkata Knight Riders. Meanwhile, Cummins, the World Cup-winning captain, landed a hefty Rs 20.50 crore contract with SunRisers Hyderabad.

Harshal Patel, released by RCB, found new takers in Punjab Kings, securing a deal worth Rs 11.75 crore. The auction showcased intense bidding wars, with notable names like Travis Head sparking heated contests between Chennai Super Kings and SunRisers Hyderabad.



IPL 2024 Auction Recap: Sold Players, Unsold Players, and Teams' Updated Purse

The IPL 2024 Auction saw a whirlwind of deals, creating record-breaking paydays for players like Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins. Starc, the left-arm pacer, shattered records as the most expensive player in IPL history, securing a staggering Rs 24.75 crore deal with Kolkata Knight Riders. Meanwhile, Cummins, the World Cup-winning captain, landed a hefty Rs 20.50 crore contract with SunRisers Hyderabad.

Harshal Patel, released by RCB, found new takers in Punjab Kings, securing a deal worth Rs 11.75 crore. The auction showcased intense bidding wars, with notable names like Travis Head sparking heated contests between Chennai Super Kings and SunRisers Hyderabad.

The full list of sold players includes significant acquisitions:

  • Chennai Super Kings:

    • Daryl Mitchell (Rs 14 cr)
    • Sameer Rizvi (Rs 8.4 cr) - Uncapped
    • Shardul Thakur (Rs 4 crore)
    • Rachin Ravindra (Rs 1.8 crore)
  • Kolkata Knight Riders:

    • Mitchell Starc (Rs 24.75 crore)
    • KS Bharat (Rs 50 lakh)
    • Chetan Sakariya (Rs 50 lakh)
    • Angkrish Raghuvanshi (Rs 20 lakh)
    • Ramandeep Singh (Rs 20 lakh)
  • SunRisers Hyderabad:

    • Pat Cummins (Rs 20.5 crore)
    • Travis Head (Rs 6.80 crore)
    • Wanindu Hasaranga (Rs 1.50 crore)
    • Jaydev Unadkat (Rs 1.6 crore)
  • Mumbai Indians:

    • Gerald Coetzee (Rs 5 crore)
    • Dilshan Madushanka (Rs 4.6 crore)
  • Delhi Capitals:

    • Kumar Kushagra (Rs 7.20 crore)
    • Harry Brook (Rs 4 crore)
    • Tristan Stubbs (Rs 50 lakh)
    • Ricky Bhui (Rs 20 lakh)
  • Lucknow Super Giants:

    • Shivam Mavi (Rs 6.40 crore)
    • Arshin Kulkarni (Rs 20 lakh)
  • Gujarat Titans:

    • Shahrukh Khan (Rs 7.40 crore)
    • Umesh Yadav (Rs 5.8 crore)
    • Azmatullah Omarzai (Rs 50 lakh)
  • Punjab Kings:

    • Harshal Patel (Rs 11.75 crore)
  • Royal Challengers Bangalore:

    • Alzarri Joseph (Rs 11.50 crore)
  • Rajasthan Royals:

    • Rovman Powell (Rs 7.4 crore)
    • Shubham Dubey (Rs 5.80 crore) - Uncapped
    • Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Rs 40 lakh)

Several prominent players remained unsold, including Steve Smith, Rilee Rossouw, Manish Pandey, and others. The auction boasted an impressive lineup, with 333 players vying for spots across the 10 teams, aiming to fill 77 slots, including 30 for overseas players. Among the registered players, 23 set their base price at INR 2 crore.

As the dust settled, teams recalibrated their strategies with updated purses:

  • CSK: Rs 11.6 crore
  • DC: Rs 24.45 crore
  • GT: Rs 31.85 crore
  • KKR: Rs 6.95 crore
  • LSG: Rs 6.75 crore
  • MI: Rs 8.15 crore
  • PBKS: Rs 13.15 crore
  • RR: Rs 7.10 crore
  • RCB: Rs 11.75 crore
  • SRH: Rs 3.6 crore

The stage is set for an exhilarating IPL season ahead!

 

 

 

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