IPL Team Status Before 2017 Auction

As per the latest reports, the IPL 2017 auctions will happen on 20th February 2017. Following is the team by team analysis of how they currently stand

(1 crore = 10 million)

Delhi Daredevils
Players they can buy: 10
Overseas players they can buy: 4
Money they can spend: INR 23.1 crore

Gujarat Lions
Players they can buy: 11
Overseas players they can buy: 3
Money they can spend: INR 14.35 crore

Kings XI Punjab
Players they can buy: 8
Overseas players they can buy: 4
Money they can spend: INR 23.35 crore

Kolkata Knight Riders
Players they can buy: 14
Overseas players they can buy: 6
Money they can spend: INR 19.75 crore

Mumbai Indians
Players they can buy: 7
Overseas players they can buy: 3
Money they can spend: INR 11.555 crore

Royal Challengers Bangalore
Players they can buy: 7
Overseas players they can buy: 1
Money they can spend: INR 12.825 crore

Rising Pune Supergiants
Players they can buy: 10
Overseas players they can buy: 4
Money they can spend: INR 17.5 crore

Sunrisers Hyderabad
Players they can buy: 10
Overseas players they can buy: 4
Money they can spend: INR 20.9 crore

Complete List of Players Sold in IPL 2016

The IPL 2016 saw many players going under the hammer. Here is the complete list of players who were sold today.

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Unsold Players in IPL 2016 Auctions

IPL 2016 Auctions saw some whopping prices being paid for players. A surprise was of Parmod Negi who became the most expensive Indian player (8.5 crore bought by Delhi Daredevils). Shane Watson was the most expensive player in IPL 2016 with RCB paying Rs 9.5 crore. But not all were lucky, here is the list of unsold players.

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Most Expensive IPL 2016 Players

Here are the players for whom the teams shelled out money. To everyone’s surprise Shane Watson was sold at a whopping 9.5 crore where as Yuvraj Singh and Chris Morris were sold for 7 crore. A surprise for all was Pawan Negi who went for 8.5 crore.

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Chennai Super Kings win last-over thriller by 1 run

Chennai, April 9: Hosts Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated Delhi Daredevils (DD) by one run in a thrilling last-ball finish in Match 2 of Indian Premier League 2015 (IPL 8) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Thursday.

Chasing a 151-run target after sending the home team into bat, the Daredevils fell short by just a run, managing to reach 149/9 in their allotted 20 overs.

Albie Morkel’s unbeaten half century (73 not out off 55) went in vain for DD. With 6 runs required off the final ball from Dwayne Bravo, Morkel managed to hit a boundary, thus falling short by 1 run. DD needed 19 runs from the final 6 balls of the match.

Veteran left-arm paceman Ashish Nehra was the star for CSK, taking three wickets for 25 runs in 4 overs. He won the Man-of-the-match award.

Yuvraj Singh, who was a bought for a record Rs 16 crores at this year’s players auction, failed. The left-hander was out for just 9 runs.

Earlier, CSK posted 150/7 in their 20 overs. Skipper MS Dhoni’s (30) and his Indian teammate Ravichandran Ashwin (12 not out) guided the team to the modest total after the home team struggled to force the pace throughout their innings.

CSK’s hope for a strong start got an early jolt when New Zealand’s World Cup hero Brendon McCullum (4) was dismissed in the second over.

Newly-married India batsman Suresh Raina (4) also didn’t last long.

Some tight bowling by Daredevils kept the Chennai batsman on a tight leash. CSK’s desperation to break the shackles got the better of them and after reaching their 100 in the 13th over, they lost wickets at regular intervals.

South African Faf du Plessis’ (32) dismissal triggered the downslide. His untimely dismissal, coupled with opener Dwayne Smith’s (34) in the ninth over, meant that CSK’s batting momentum was broken.

Daredevils opted to bowl after winning the toss. Daredevils went in with South Africans trio of skipper Jean Paul Duminy, Albie Morkel and Imran Tahir and Austrlian Nathan Coulter-Nile as the four overseas players.

IANS