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IPL 2016 Auction: Sunrisers Hyderabad Snatches Yuvraj for Rs.7 crore

The auction for IPL 2016 kicked off today, Saturday, morning in Bangalore and Yuvraj, who commanded Rs.16 crore last year was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs.7 crore this year, as one of the top buys as ever in annual auction events in Bangalore. Shane Watson is leading the race with Rs.9.5 crore and he was snapped up by Royal Challengers Bangalore team.

Ashish Nehra is leading the next position at Rs.5.5 crore, bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad again. His performance at T20 Championship pushed him to the top rung in the auction today.

Around 10 a.m, Yuvraj’s turn came up for auction and soon he was picked up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs.7 crore and no Delhi Daredevils team or others vied for him this year, owing to his poor performance in the last IPL season.

Here is the list of sold players so far at the IPL 2016 auction in Bangalore:

Top Buys

TEAM PLAYER TYPE PRICE
RCB Shane Watson All-Rounder ₹9,50,00,000
SRH Yuvraj Singh All-Rounder ₹7,00,00,000
SRH Ashish Nehra Bowler ₹5,50,00,000
RPS Ishant Sharma Bowler ₹3,80,00,000
RPS Kevin Pietersen Batsman ₹3,50,00,000
GL Dale Steyn Bowler ₹2,30,00,000
GL Dwayne Smith All-Rounder ₹2,30,00,000

Gujarat Lions

PLAYER TYPE PRICE PAID
Dale Steyn Bowler ₹2,30,00,000
Dwayne Smith All-Rounder ₹2,30,00,000

Rising Pune Supergiants

PLAYER TYPE PRICE PAID
Ishant Sharma Bowler ₹3,80,00,000
Kevin Pietersen Batsman ₹3,50,00,000

Royal Challengers Bangalore

PLAYER TYPE PRICE PAID
Shane Watson All-Rounder ₹9,50,00,000

Sunrisers Hyderabad

PLAYER TYPE PRICE PAID
Yuvraj Singh All-Rounder ₹7,00,00,000
Ashish Nehra Bowler ₹5,50,00,000

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