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Indian Premier League (IPL) 2011 Auction Featured

Written by  08 Jan 2011 1822

Auction for IPL 2011 – Season 4. Total 416 players would be put for auction in British style. A day of mixed fortunes for bidders and players alike. Majors players went unsold (like Saurav Ganguly, Anderson, Hechelle Gibbs and Brian Lara), young blood sold for prime rates. Indian players took away a huge chunk of the bidding.

As per rules, each player want to be auction must mention

reserved price and franchise owners would not be able to bid lower than what is reserved by player itself. Each player is allowed to set reserve bid price between $20,000 to $400,000 USD.

12 players were only retained by the IPL franchise for the upcoming season 4 (IPL 2011). This includes Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh, MS Dhoni, Malinga, Virat Kohli, Kieron Pollard, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Albie Morkel, Virendra Sehwag, Shane Watson and Shane Warne. Of this KKR, Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers released all their players.

Here's the list of players:

TeamPlayer NameAmount (USD)
Chennai Badrinath $800,000
CSK Wriddhiman Saha $100,000
Deccan Chargers Cameron White $1.1 million
Deccan Chargers Kumar Sangakkara $700,000
Deccan Chargers Kevin Pietersen $650,000
Delhi Irfan Pathan $1.9 million
Delhi David Warner $750,000
Delhi Naman Ojha $230,000
Kings XI Punjab Adam Gilchrist $900,000
Kings XI Punjab David Hussey $1.4 million
Kings XI Punjab Dinesh Karthik $900,000
KKR Brad Haddin $325,000
KKR Manoj Tiwary 475,000
Koch Laxman $400,000
Kochi Mahela Jayawardene $1.5 million
Kochi McCullum's $475,000
Kochi Sreesanth $900,000
Kochi Parthiv Patel $190,000
Kolkata Knight Riders Gautam Gambhir $2.4 million
Kolkata Knight Riders Yusuf Pathan $2.1 million
Kolkata Knight Riders Jacques Kallis $1.1 million
Mumbai Indians David Jacobs $190,000
Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma $2 million
Mumbai Indians Andrew Symonds $850,000
Pune Robin Uthappa $2.1 million
Pune Yuvraj Singh $1.8 million.
Pune Graeme Smith $500,000
Pune Tim Paine $200,000
Pune Calum Ferguson $300,000
Rajasthan Royals Ross Taylor $1 million
Rajasthan Royals Rahul Dravid $500,000
RCB Vettori $550,000
RCB Saurabh Tiwary $1.6 million
RCB Pujara $700,000
Royal Challengers Bangalore AB de Villiers $1.1 million
Royal Challengers Bangalore Zaheer Khan $900,000
Royal Challengers Bangalore Tillakaratne Dilshan $650,000
RR Paul Collingwood $250,000

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