IPL Auction

Sandeep Lamichhane, the Shane Warne from Nepal, can't wait to begin IPL career

Sandeep Lamichhane, the Shane Warne from Nepal, can't wait to begin IPL career

Lamichhane, 17, became an overnight hero after becoming Nepal's first cricketer to enter the lucrative IPL, with Delhi Daredevils picking him in a mega auction last Sunday. 

Jan 31, 2018, 14:38 PM IST
'Humiliating Indian Premier League auction parades players like cattle'

'Humiliating Indian Premier League auction parades players like cattle'

After India's spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi labelled the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction a platform for "money laundering", the New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA) wants an end to the "humiliating" process where players are almost traded like cattle in front of the world. 

Jan 31, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
From daily-wager to an IPL cricketer, Manzoor Dar's life is set to change

From daily-wager to an IPL cricketer, Manzoor Dar's life is set to change

"When I finally found a team (at the IPL auction), I thought about the time I used to earn Rs 60 in the village as a daily labourer," said Dar, who was bought by KXIP for his base price of Rs 20 lakh.

Jan 30, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
Indian Premier League Auction 2018: The complete math and all that happened

Indian Premier League Auction 2018: The complete math and all that happened

The two-day mega 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction ended in Bengaluru on Sunday, where the fate of 578 players was decided. Some made big money, some decent while the others were unlucky and remained unsold. 

Jan 29, 2018, 14:27 PM IST
IPL Auction 2018: Chris Gayle arrives at the eleventh hour after Ben Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat make merry

IPL Auction 2018: Chris Gayle arrives at the eleventh hour after Ben Stokes, Jaydev Unadkat make merry

Rising pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat joined Ben Stokes in the Rajasthan Royals for Rs 11.5 crore on Sunday but a host of foreign stars went unsold in the Indian Premier League auction.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
IPL Auction: It's a dream come true to play with Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, says Washington Sundar

IPL Auction: It's a dream come true to play with Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, says Washington Sundar

He also said playing being part of the Bengaluru franchise would be a blessing as he could learn new things by watching the stalwarts at close quarters.

Jan 28, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
Sandeep Lamichhane becomes first Nepal player to get IPL contract

Sandeep Lamichhane becomes first Nepal player to get IPL contract

He hogged the limelight by becoming the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 14 scalps in six innings at an average of 17 and an economy of 4.67. 

Jan 28, 2018, 14:46 PM IST
IPL Auction 2018: Jaydev Unadkat hits jackpot to become costliest Indian, sends Twitter into tizzy

IPL Auction 2018: Jaydev Unadkat hits jackpot to become costliest Indian, sends Twitter into tizzy

Fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat had a weekend to remember as on Sunday he broke bank to become the costliest Indian at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction with a pay packet of Rs 11.5 crore and was then retained in India squad for the T20I series in South Africa.

Jan 28, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Babul Supriyo thinks IPL auction is ‘obscene’, Manish Tewari finds it ‘barbaric’

Babul Supriyo thinks IPL auction is ‘obscene’, Manish Tewari finds it ‘barbaric’

Babul Supriyo is miffed with the amount of money being given to players in the Indian Premier League auction.

Jan 28, 2018, 11:42 AM IST
IPL Auction: Gowtham Krishnappa leads money-minting by uncapped spinners

IPL Auction: Gowtham Krishnappa leads money-minting by uncapped spinners

Karnataka offspinner Gowtham Krishnappa was the early newsmaker on the last day of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Sunday as he was sold for Rs. 6.2 crore, inviting a bidding battle from his base price of Rs. 20 lakh. 

Jan 28, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
News at a glance: January 28, 2018

News at a glance: January 28, 2018

Jan 28, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
Indian Premier League Auction 2018: The complete list of eight squads

Indian Premier League Auction 2018: The complete list of eight squads

The two-day auction was held in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28, with England allrounder Ben Stokes turning out to be the costliest buy at Rs. 12.5 crore - purchased by Rajasthan Royals.

Jan 28, 2018, 09:22 AM IST

Indian Premier League Auction 2018, Day 2: Gayle returns after Unadkat steals the show

The auction concluded at 4.15 pm IST. The highlights of Day 2 were the return of Chris Gayle and Jaydav Unadkat becoming the second most expensive player at this year's event. 

Jan 28, 2018, 09:03 AM IST
Indian Premier League Auction 2018: At Rs 8.8 crore, Krunal Pandya costliest uncapped player in IPL history

Indian Premier League Auction 2018: At Rs 8.8 crore, Krunal Pandya costliest uncapped player in IPL history

Mumbai Indians shelled out the big bucks for Krunal Pandya as both Indian and overseas uncapped players turned overnight millionaires on day one of the auction in Bengaluru.

Jan 27, 2018, 19:34 PM IST
IPL Auction 2018: Ben Stokes, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey lead money-earners' list on Day 1

IPL Auction 2018: Ben Stokes, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey lead money-earners' list on Day 1

England all-rounder Ben Stokes and Indian youngsters Manish Pandey and KL Rahul emerged as the most valuable players at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction here on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2018, 19:18 PM IST
IPL is a platform for money laundering: Bishan Singh Bedi

IPL is a platform for money laundering: Bishan Singh Bedi

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi questioned the source of big bucks being spent during the Indian Premier League auction and alleged that the tournament is a platform for "money laundering".

Jan 27, 2018, 18:07 PM IST
IPL Auction: Kamlesh Nagarkoti leads India's U-19 crorepatis

IPL Auction: Kamlesh Nagarkoti leads India's U-19 crorepatis

Kamlesh Nagarkoti, India's latest fast-bowling sensation and member of the Indian team currently playing the ICC U-19 World Cup in New Zealand, on Saturday became one of the latest Indian Premier League (IPL) crorepatis along with team-mates Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill and former India U-19 captain Ishan Kishan. 

Jan 27, 2018, 17:56 PM IST
IPL Auction 2018: How the players are reacting on Twitter

IPL Auction 2018: How the players are reacting on Twitter

Ben Stokes was sold for Rs. 12.5 crore to Rajasthan Royals, leading the list of millionaires at the 2018 IPL Auction that began in Bengaluru on Saturday. 

Jan 27, 2018, 15:12 PM IST
IPL Auction: KL Rahul and Manish Pandey break the bank, bag Rs. 11 crore each

IPL Auction: KL Rahul and Manish Pandey break the bank, bag Rs. 11 crore each

Rahul was bought by Kings XI Punjab while Manish Pandey's bid was secured by Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Jan 27, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
IPL Auction: Yuvraj Singh back with home team Punjab, Delhi Daredevils bag Gautam Gambhir after KKR snub

IPL Auction: Yuvraj Singh back with home team Punjab, Delhi Daredevils bag Gautam Gambhir after KKR snub

World Cup-winner Yuvraj Singh may not have fetched anything above his base price of Rs. 2 crore, but he will reunite with his home team and former employers Kings XI Punjab, who bought the batting allrounder at the IPL Auction in Bengaluru on Saturday.

Jan 27, 2018, 11:49 AM IST