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    In pics: New entrants to the Indian Premier League

    • Victoria and Australia allrounder Glenn Maxwell became an overnight millionaire when Mumbai Indians purchased him for one million dollars. Will Maxwell become a household name in India in 2013? (Getty Images)

    • The 21-year-old South Australian fast bowler Kane Richardson was bought by Pune Warriors for $700,000 at the 2013 IPL auction. (Getty Images)

    • Ricky Ponting, who made a brief appearance for KKR in the inaugural IPL edition in 2008, will return in 2013 as captain of Mumbai Indians. (AFP)

    • Following Ponting to Mumbai Indians is the man who replaced him at No. 3 in Australia's Test and ODI line-ups, Phillip Hughes. The New South Wales batsman was valued at $100,000. (Getty Images)

    • Nathan Coulter-Nile, a promising right-arm fast bowler from Western Australia, was snapped up for $450,000 by Mumbai Indians. Worth the price? Time will tell. (Getty Images)

    • Despite having just one international cap for South Africa, allrounder Chris Morris, was picked up by Chennai Super Kings for $625,000. Morris, who plays for the Lions franchise, attracted interest after topping the wickets' list in the 2012 domestic T20 competition. (AFP)

    • Though he has struggled to find a place in the Sri Lankan team, offspinner Sachithra Senanayake was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for $625,000. He hit the jackpot at the IPL auction, now it remains to be seen what Senanayake does on the field. (AFP)

    • Darren Sammy is another new addition to the IPL, having captained West Indies to the ICC World Twenty20 trophy in 2012. Sammy is one of the high-profile signings by Sunrisers Hyderabad, for $425,000. (Getty Images)

    • Tall West Indies fast bowler Jason Holder was added to CSK's squad for his base price of $20,000 this season as the former IPL winners looked to bolster their bowling attack. (Associated Press)

    • CSK also purchased Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya for his base price of $20,000. Dananjaya is a mystery spinner who debuted at the 2012 ICC World Twenty20. (ICC/Getty)

    • Sri Lankan allrounder Jeevan Mendis was bought at his base price by Delhi Daredevils, who sought to boost a weak spin attack. Mendis could partner Johan Botha. (AFP)

    • Big-hitting Guyanese allrounder Christopher Barnwell, who has played five Twenty20 internationals for West Indies, was added to Royal Challengers Bangalore's squad. Whether he gets game time remains to be seen. (Associated Press)