IPL-11: 169 players sold in two days, the auction process for the 11th season of the IPL has been completed.
The auction process for the 11th season of IPL has been completed. A total of 169 players were sold in the auction in Bengaluru on 27-28 January, while the 18-member franchise teams had already retaken. In 2018, a total of 187 players will now be seen playing in the IPL for two months. The opening ceremonies of the tournament will be on April 6, while matches will be played from April 7. The three top most expensive players of the tournament include two Indians. Ben Stokes was bought by Rajasthan Royals for 12.5 crores. Rajasthan itself has made a bid of Rs 11.5 crore on Jaidev. At the same time, Preity Zinta's team Kings XI Punjab added KL Rahul to his team in 11 crores.
Captain: MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper)
Batsman: Suresh Raina, Faf du Plessis, Murali Vijay
All-rounder: Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Shane Watson, Kedar Jadhav, Mitchell Santnar, Deepak Chahar, Kanishka Seth, Dhruv Shourie, Kshitij Sharma, Chetan Bishnoi
Wicketkeeper: Ambati Rayudu, Jagdish Narayan, Sam Billing
Bowler: Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Karn Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Asif KM, Lungi Engadi, Mark Wood, Monu Singh
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