New Delhi: Jaydev Unadkat and Varun Chakaravarthy were sold for the whopping amount of Rs 8.4 crore each in the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction. They became the highest paid cricketers to go under the hammer so far. However, in a surprising turn of events Yuvraj Singh, Brandon McCullum and Martin Guptill remained unsold.
Retained: Harbhajan Singh, Deepak Chahar, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Billings, David Willey, Lungi Ngidi, Dhruv Shorey, N. Jagadeesan, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Dwayne Bravo, Imran Tahir, Kedar Jadhav, M.S Dhoni, Mitchell Santner, Ambati Rayadu, KM Asif, Monu Kumar, Shardul Thakur.
Retained: Chris Gayle, Ravichandran Ashwin, Andrew Tye, Ankit Rajpoot, Karun Nair, David Miller, Lokesh Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Retained: Tim Southee, Umesh Yadav, Kulwant Khejroliya, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Pawan Negi, Washington Sundar, Moeen Ali, Colin de Grandhomme, Navdeep Saini, Parthiv Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Nathan Coulter- Nile, Virat Kohli.
Retained: Chris Lynn, Andre Rusell, Piyush Chawla, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Nitish Rana, Rinku Singh, Shivam Mavi, Prasidh Krishna, Dinesh Karthik, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Robin Uthappa.
Retained: Rishabh Pant, Prithvi Shaw, Amit Mishra, Rahul Tewatia, Sandeep Lamicchane, Kagiso Rabada, Chris Morris, Colin Munro, Manjot Kalra, Shreyas Iyer, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Jayant Yadav, Trent Boult.
Retained: Evin Lewis, Kieron Pollard, Ben Cutting, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jason Behrendorff, Rohit Sharma (C), Jasprit Bumrah, Krunal Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Mayank Markande, Rahul Chahar, Anukul Roy, Siddhesh Lad, Aditya Tare, Quinton de Kock, Hardik Pandya.
Retained: Jofra Archer, Mahipal Lomror, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Gopal, S.Midhun, Stuart Binny, Prashant Chopra, Ben Stokes, Krishnappa Gowtham, Aryaman Birla, Rahul Tripathi, Ish Sodhi, Dhawal Kulkarni, Sanju Samson, Stuart Binny, Steve Smith.
Retained: Deepak Hooda, David Warner, Rashid Khan, Shakib Al Hasan, Sandeep Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, Billy Stanlake, Yusuf Pathan, Mohammad Nabi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Basil Thampi, Manish Pandey, T Natarajan, Ricky Bhui, Sandeep Sharma, Sreevats Goswami.