Best XI from sold players in mini auction

Best XI from sold players in mini auction


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The Indian Premier League (IPL) mini-auction saw all of the 10 franchises finalizing their squads ahead of the new season. The franchises spent INR 167 Crores to buy 80 players in the bidding arena of the 405 players registered officially.

Sunrisers Hyderabad bought the most number of players, having acquired the services of as many as 13 players. The side also had the highest remaining purse heading into the auction with 42.25 Cr. to spend. There were quite a few players who ignited a bidding war as Englishman Sam Curran was acquired for a whopping INR 18.5 crore.

Having witnessed the glitz and glamour of the auction filled with drama and action, teams have done a fair job in rejigging their sides in order to bolster them ahead of the sixteenth edition. With 80 players sold to the respective franchises, here is a list of the-

Best XI from sold players in the mini auction-

1. Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal was released by Punjab Kings in the players retention in November prior to the auction. The former Punjab skipper is all set to don the colours of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the new season as the franchise secured his services for a massive 8.25 crores.

Pigeonholed as a limited-overs specialist, Mayank has the potential to get the vital runs and stitch partnerships which could hand advantage to the side. In the previous season with Punjab, he could not particularly bat in his designated spot and had to come down the order which clearly impacted his performances.

Now, having joined the SRH side, Mayank will certainly look to overcome his failures of being unable to remain consistent in the shortest format. Moreover, he also brings in leadership skills to the table and Sunrisers could ponder over the idea of having him in that role.


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