Pietersen tops IPL 2nd edition auction

Pietersen tops IPL 2nd edition auction

Pietersen tops IPL 2nd edition auction

Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff became the top bids in the IPL 2nd edition auctions held in Goa yesterday. Pietersen was bought by Bangalore Royal Challengers for Rs 7.35 crore ($1.55 mn) and Flintoff has been bagged by Chennai Super Kings for the same price. Pieterson and Flintoff got Rs 1.35 crore more than what Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni got in the first edition.

Hereunder are the details of IPL auctions for its 2nd edition and the amount each player has been bid for.

Bangalore Royal Challengers

Kevin Pietersen $1.55m England
Jesse Ryder $160, 000 New Zealand

Chennai Super Kings

Andrew Flintoff $1.55m England
Thilan Thushara $140,000 Sri Lanka
George Bailey $50,000 Australia

Deccan Chargers

Fidel Edwards $150,000 West Indies
Dwayne Smith $100,000 West Indies

Delhi Daredevils

Paul Collingwood $275, 000 England
Owais Shah $275, 000 England

Rajasthan Royals

Shaun Tait $375,000 Australia
Tyron Henderson $650,000 South Africa

Mumbai Indians

JP Duminy $950,000 South Africa
Kyle Mills $150,000 New Zealand
Mohammad Ashraful $75,000 Bangladesh

Kings XI Punjab

Ravi Bopara $450. 000 England
Jerom Taylor $150,000 West Indies

Kolkata Knight Riders

Mashrafe Mortaza $600,000 Bangladesh


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