VIVO IPL Auction 2020 Updates: KKR get Pat Cummins for Rs 15.50 crore, 48-yr-old Pravin Tambe picked by KKR

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Updated:Dec 20, 2019 4:02:10 pm

Mumbai Indians bagged Chris Lynn for Rs 2 crore, while England ODI and T20 captain Eoin Morgan has been purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 5.25 crore

Pat CumminsPat Cummins, who is currently ranked no. 1 in ICC Test Rankings, was the most expensive buy at the IPL 2020 auction. (Reuters)

Australian pacer Pat Cummins was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping Rs 15.50 crore, while his teammate all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 10.75 crore after fierce bidding with Delhi Capitals. Cummins has become the most expensive foreign buy in the history of IPL so far. Another big buy at the auction was South African Chris Morris, who was sold for Rs 10 crore to Royal Challengers Bangalore. West Indies pacer Sheldon Cottrell, with a base price of Rs 50 lakh, fetched a winning bid of Rs 8.50 crore from Kings XI Punjab.

Mumbai Indians bagged Chris Lynn for Rs 2 crore, while England ODI and T20 captain Eoin Morgan was purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 5.25 crore during the IPL 2020 auction that was held in Kolkata. The bidding process saw a total of 338 players go under the hammer, most of whom went unsold.

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    21:28 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Will bring energy, positivity to KKR like a 20-year-old: Pravin Tambe

    Pravin Tambe believes that one's age is what one feels and at 48, the Mumbai leg-spinner doesn't think that he is one day older than 20.

    "I still play with a mindset like I am a 20-year-old young," Tambe, who has an 18-year-old son, told PTI from Mumbai.

    20:51 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    IPL auctions come to an end

    The Indian Premier League 2020 auctions have come to an end after a 5-hour long session. The auctions, which were held in Kolkata, witnessed intense bidding wars for a number of players. Pat Cummins emerged as the most expensive buy. Cummins was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders for a whopping Rs 15.50 crore.

    20:48 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    We have got best player of IPL auction: KKR coach McCullum on Pat Cummins

    Kolkata Knight Riders head coach Brendon McCullum on Thursday called Pat Cummins "the best player of the auction" and said that is why the franchise did not mind paying a record Rs 15.50 crore for the Australian pacer, the most for a foreign recruit in IPL history.

    20:47 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Andrew Tye picked up by RR

    Andrew Tye has been picked up by the Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1 crore. 

    20:45 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    IPL Auction 2020 Live: Dale Steyn retained by RCB

    After going unsold in the first two rounds, South African fast bowler Dale Steyn was picked up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore at his base price of Rs 2 crore.

    20:26 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Marcus Stoinis joins Delhi Capitals

    Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis has been picked by Delhi Capitals in the 2nd round for Rs 4.8 crore. Stoinis had gone unsold in the first round.

    20:09 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Pravin Tambe

    Pravin Tambe is 48 years old! And he has been bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for his base price of Rs 20 lakh.

    20:03 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Kane Richardson picked up by RCB

    The Royal Challengers Bangalore bought pace Kane Richardson for Rs 4 crore. Richardson will be expected to solve the death-bowling troubles that the team faced last season.

    20:00 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    KL Rahul appointed KXIP captain for IPL 2020

    India opener K L Rahul was on Thursday named captain of the Kings XI Punjab franchise for the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League.

    18:42 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Josh Hazlewood joins CSK

    Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood was bought by Chennai Super Kings at his base price of Rs 2 crore. 

    18:37 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    James Neesham picked up by Kings XI Punjab

    New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham has been picked up by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 50 lakhs. Neesham made the headlines for his heroics at the ODI World Cup Final earlier this year. 

    18:29 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Saurabh Tiwary bought by MI for 50 lakhs

    Saurabh Tiwary was picked up by Mumbai Indians at the IPL Auctions 2020 at his base price of Rs 50 lakhs. 

    18:26 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Shimron Hetmyer joins Delhi Capitals

    Hard-hitting West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer has been bought by  Delhi Capitals for Rs 7.75 crore. He played for the Royal Challengers Bangalore last year. 

    17:50 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Rajasthan Royals get Anuj Rawat for Rs 80 lakh

    India Under-19 left-handed opener Anuj Rawat has been bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 80 lakh. He made his Twenty20 debut for Delhi in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 2019. 

    17:42 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Yashasvi Jaiswal

    Yashasvi Jaiswal, 17, has been grabbed by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 2.40 crore. Jaiswal recently became the youngest cricketer to hit List A double century. 

    17:39 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Varun Chakravarthy sold for Rs 4 crore to KKR

    Varun Chakravarthy, who was sold to Kings XI Punjab for a whopping Rs 8.40 crore last year, has gone to KKR for Rs 4 crore this time. 

    17:36 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    SRH takes Priyam Garg for Rs 1.90 crore

    Sunrisers Hyderabad have also bagged  19-year-old batsman Priyam Garg for Rs 1.90 crore.  Deepak Hooda has been sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 50 lakh.

    17:33 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Virat Singh goes to SRH for Rs 1.90 crore

    Young left-handed batsman Virat Singh has gone to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 1.90 crore.  Rohan Kadam  and Harpreet Bhatia, both having base price of Rs 20 lakh, have  gone unsold.

    17:31 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    KKR buy Rahul Tripathi for Rs 60 lakh

    Rahul Tripathi sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 60 lakh.  He played the 2019 edition of IPL for Rajasthan Royals. 

    17:14 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Piyush Chawla sold to CSK for Rs 6.75 crore

    Veteran leg spinner Piyush Chawla was bought by Chennai Super Kings for Rs 6.75 crore. Chawla will join a side that already has a strong spin department with Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir and Ravindra Jadeja among their ranks. 

    17:09 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Sheldon Cottrell sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 8.5 crore

    West Indian fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell, who has a base price of Rs 50 lakh,  has been bagged by Kings Xi Punjab for Rs 8.5  crore.

    17:04 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    MI get Nathan Coulter-Nile for Rs 8 crore

    Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile,  who plays for Melbourne Stars in the BBL, has been sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 8 crore following intense bidding with Chennai Super Kings. 

    16:59 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Jaydev Unadkat

    Jaydev Unadkat, who was the most expensive buy last year with Rs 8.4 crore, has been sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 3 crore. 

    16:55 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Dale Steyn goes UNSOLD

    South African fast bowler Dale Steyn, with a base price of Rs 2 crore, has gone unsold.

    16:54 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Shai Hope UNSOLD

    Star West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Shai Hope has also gone unsold. Hope has been in a tremendous form in 2019. 

    16:53 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    SURPRISE! Mushfiqur Rahim goes unsold

    Mushfiqur Rahim, whose base price was Rs 75 lakh, has gone unsold. Rahim had scored some big runs during Bangladesh recent tour of India.

    16:50 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Alex Carey sold o Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.40 crore

    Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey has been sold to Delhi Capitals for Rs 2.40  crore. His base price was Rs 50 lakh.

    16:42 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Yusuf Pathan, Colin de Grandhomme unsold

    Yusuf Pathan, and New Zealander Colin de Grandhomme have gone unsold in the first phase of bidding in IPL 2020 players auction.

    16:23 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    RCB bids Rs 10 crore for Chris Morris

    South  African all-rounder Chris Morris has been sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 10 crore.  

    16:17 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    CSK buys Sam Curran for Rs 5.50 crore

    Chennai Super Kings bid successfully for English all-rounder Sam Curran for Rs 5.50 crore. 

    16:12 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    KKR splurge Rs 15.50 crore for Pat Cummins

    Australian pacer Pat Cummins has been sold to KKR for a whopping Rs 15.50 crore. The bidding involved a three-team war between RCB,  Delhi Capitals and KKR.  | READ MORE HERE

    16:00 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Glenn Maxwell goes to KXIP for Rs 10.75 crore

    Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab engage in fierce bidding for Australian  Glenn Maxwell. The all-rounder finally goes to KXIP for Rs 10.75 crore. 

    15:52 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    RCB gets Aaron Finch for Rs 4.4 crore

    RCB and KKR engage in a bidding war for Australian batsman Aaron Finch. The Aussie T20 skipper finally goes to RCB for Rs 4.4 crore

    15:47 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Jason Roy with Delhi Capitals for Rs 1.5 crore

    Delhi Capitals have won the bid for explosive English batsman Jason Roy for the base price of Rs 1.5 crore.

    15:45 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara unsold

    India Test batsmen Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara have no buyers in the first round of IPL 2020 auctions. 

    15:43 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Robin Uthappa goes to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 3 crore

    Robin Uthappa, who spent years with KKR before being released this year, has been sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 3 crore.

    15:41 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Eoin Morgan goes to KKR for Rs 5.25 crore

    England ODI, T20 captain Eoin Morgan has been sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 5.25 crore. Morgan had a base price of Rs 1.5 crore. 

    15:39 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    Mumbai Indians bags Chris Lynn for Rs 2 crore

    Mumbai Indians have bagged star batsman Chris Lynn for Rs 2 crore. Lynn was with Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous edition of the IPL. 

    15:38 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    IPL Auction 2020 kicks off

    IPL Auction 2020 has kicked off in Kolkata and the first player under the hammer is Chris Lynn who was released by KKR.

    15:18 (IST)19 Dec 2019
    IPL Auction 2020 Live: At Rs 1.5 crore, Robin Uthappa brings experience and stability

    Robin Uthappa released by Kolkata Knight Riders is the only Indian batsman with a base price of Rs 1.5 crore in IPL 2020 auction. The right-handed batsman was an integral part of the KKR's middle order. He can be an asset in the middle order as he has the experience to bat in high-pressure situations and help his team cross the finish line.

    Originally, 997 players had registered for the IPL 2020 auction, an official statement said. However, after vetting the list provided by the IPL teams, a total of 332 players were shortlisted. It will be interesting to see who all among the young talents are picked up by the teams. Players like Yashasvi Jaiswal, Abhimanyu Easwaran and others would be hoping to showcase their talent in the T20 championship after having proved their mettle in the domestic circuit.
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