BY | February 12, 2014

It was simply unprecedented. At IPL auction 2014 Yuvraj @140 million is costliest player. You can watch IPL auction live streaming [VIDEO] details.

Mumbaid: This was unheard of. Prior to the beginning of the IPL no one had thought that cricketers, not even Tendulkars or Dhonis, can make so much money. But now sky seems to be the limit after what we witnessed today.

Yuvraj Singh who was not picked for the just concluded New Zealand tour that India lost 4-0, has come out as the biggest winner or beneficiary of this year’s Indian Premier League players’ auction. He pocketed as much as Rs 140 million alone. But others too didn’t do too poorly with Shikhar Dhawan also making as much as Rs 120 million during the auction of the players.

The auction for the seventh edition of IPL is continuing and the sort of interest it generated was unprecedented. The fact that Yuvraj Singh got so much money at so early stage of the auction further created interest among the cricket crazy nation like India.

To be true, the fact that players from all the nations were participating in the auction except Pakistan ensured that people in cricketing nations across the globe continue glued to their television sets to find out as to how hteir favorite players perform.

KKR: Piyush Chawla, Bowler, Rs4,25,00,000
MI: Pragyan Ojha, Bowler, Rs3,25,00,000
RCB: Mitchell Starc, Bowler, Rs5,00,00,000
KXIP: Mohd Shami, Bowler, Rs4,25,00,000
SH: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Bowler, Rs 4,25,00,000
KKR: Vinay Kumar, Bowler, Rs2,80,00,000
KKR: Morne Morkel, Bowler, Rs2,80,00,000
DD: Umesh Yadav, Bowler, Rs2,60,00,000
SH: Ishant Sharma, Bowler, Rs2,60,00,000
RCB: Ashok Dinda , Bowler, Rs1,50,00,000
RCB: Ravi Rampaul, Bowler, Rs90,00,000
RR: Steven Smith, All-Rounder, Rs 4,00,00,000
KKR: Yusuf Pathan, All-Rounder, Rs 3,25,00,000
KKR: Shakib Al Hasan, All-Rounder, Rs 2,80,00,000
RCB: Albie Morkel, All-Rounder, Rs 2,40,00,000
SH: Irfan Pathan, All-Rounder, Rs 2,40,00,000
KXIP: Thisara Perera, All-Rounder, Rs 1,60,00,000

Quinton De Kock, Wicket Keeper, Rs 3,50,00,000
KXIP: Wriddhiman Saha, Wicket Keeper, Rs 2,20,00,000
RCB: Parthiv Patel, Wicket Keeper, Rs 1,40,00,000
KKR: Robin Uthappa, Batsman, Rs 5,00,00,000
CSK: Dwayne Smith, Batsman, Rs 4,50,00,000
SH: Aaron Finch, Batsman, Rs 4,00,00,000
DD: Manoj Tiwary, Batsman, Rs 2,80,00,000
RR: Brad Hodge, Batsman, Rs 2,40,00,000
KXIP: Shaun Marsh, Batsman, Rs 2,20,00,000
DD: Jean-Paul Duminy, Batsman, Rs 2,20,00,000
KXIP: Cheteshwar Pujara, Batsman, Rs 1,90,00,000
Dinesh Karthik, Wicket Keeper, Rs 12,50,00,000
MI: Michael Hussey, Batsman, Rs 5,00,00,000
CSK: Faf Du Plessis, Batsman, Rs 4,75,00,000
SH: Amit Mishra, Bowler, Rs 4,75,00,000
SH: Darren Sammy, All-Rounder, Rs,50,00,000
KXIP: George Bailey, Batsman, Rs 3,25,00,000
CSK: Brendon McCullum Wicket Keeper, Rs 3,25,00,00
MI: Zaheer Khan, Bowler, Rs 2,60,00,00
RCB: Yuvraj Singh, All-Rounder, Rs 14,00,00,000
DD: Kevin Pietersen, Batsman, Rs 9,00,00,000
KXIP: Mitchell Johnson,    All-Rounder, Rs 6,50,00,000
KKR: Jacques Kallis, All-Rounder, Rs 5,50,00,000
SH: David Warner, Batsman, Rs 5,50,00,000
DD: Murali Vijay, Batsman, Rs 5,00,00,000
KXIP: Virender Sehwag, Batsman, Rs 3,20,00,000

Watch IPL auction live here

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