Five Windies players sold in IPL auction
BANGALORE, India - Four West Indies cricketers have been retained to play for their respective franchises while another five have been purchased on the first day Wednesday of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL) player auctions.
Dwayne Bravo has been retained by the Chennai Super Kings, Sunil Narine the Kolkata Knight riders, Kieron Pollard will continue to play for the Mumbai Indians while Chris Gayle has been retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Sunrisers Hyderabad snapped up Darren Sammy, Dwayne Smith moves from Mumbai Indians to Chennai super kings (CSK), the Royal Challengers Bangalore bought Ravi Rampaul , Jason Holder has been recruited to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad while spinner Samuel Badree was a bargain buy for Chennai Super Kings.
Overall, Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik were the biggest buys on day one of the auctions, sold for US 2.25 million and US.2.01 million respectively.
The auctions for the 7th edition of the IPL will resume on Thursday.