20 February became big day for all A-lister cricketers as auction for season 10 of the Indian Premier League to be taken place. However, 351 overrated cricketers are set to under auction IPL 2017 was held in Bengaluru that started at 9 am IST, a large number of enjoyed the live streaming via Sony Six network.
From Indian cricket side, Karn Sharma came out most expensive cricketer this time as elected by Mumbai Indians for amount of Rs 3.2 crore.
Although, the 2017 Indian Premier League auction brought some surprises for cricket lovers as Ishant Sharma and Irfan Pathan remained unsold, whereas English players Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills were hired for record totals of Rs 14.5 crore and Rs 12 crore by Rising Pune Supergiants and Royal Challengers Bangalore respectively.
Indian audience felt great sorrow over disappointment of two most-liked players from homeland in the 2017 IPL Auction, both remained members of the Rising Pune Supergiants franchise in the 2016 IPL.
If latest reports are to be believed no one buyer showed impressive interest in Ishant Sharma and Irfan Pathan that what made shock their fans. Nonetheless, Buyers bought 20 February auction 76 active cricketers as well as 28 foreigners by franchises.
It is also said in latest Indian accounts that any team can have a maximum of 27 players and that includes nine foreigners, according to the 2017 Indian Premier League authorities.
Ishant Sharma was snapped up by Rising Pune Supergiants in the 2016 Indian Premier League, showed impressive performances in couple of games before receiving wounds. May have her long disappearance because of injury and sickness became cause of his disappointed.
He played only one Test against England and one single verses Bangladesh, even otherwise his performances remained unsuccessful to attract buyers.