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    In pics: The big 2013 IPL auction earners

    • Australian allrounder Glenn Maxwell fetched a price tag of $1 million – the biggest of the auction – from Mumbai Indians. (Getty Images)

    • Sri Lanka's Ajantha Mendis was purchased by Pune Warriors India for $725,000 which was nearly 15 times his base price. (Getty Images)

    • Rookie Australian fast bowler Kane Richardson was valued at $700,000 by Pune from an original base price of $100,000. (Getty Images)

    • Abhishek Nayar, who played the last of his three ODIs in 2009, saw five franchises bid for him. From a base price of $100,000 the 29-year-old allrounder went to Pune for $625,000. (AFP)

    • From a base price of $50,000Sri Lankan allrounder Thisara Perera was bought for $675,000 by IPL entrants Sunrisers Hyderabad. (Getty Images)

    • The 25-year-old South African allrounder Chris Morris – who has played just one Twenty20 international - went to Chennai Super Kings for a huge $625,000. (AFP)

    • Sachitra Senanayake , a 27-year-old offspinner with seven ODIs and two T20Is under his belt, was snapped up by Kolkata Knight Riders for $625,000. (Getty Images)

    • Mumbai also forked out big bucks for the uncapped Western Australia fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile ($450,000) whose base price was $100,000. (AFP)

    • Chennai’s focus was on buying fast bowlers and before spending big on Morris they put down $600,000 for Australian Dirk Nannes. (Getty Images)

    • Darren who led West Indies to the ICC World Twenty20 title in 2012, went for $450,000 to Hyderabad who put a focus on allrounders. (Getty Images)

    • Left-arm seamer RP Singh was a significant gainer after fetching a price of $400,000 from a base price of $100,000 by Royal Challengers Bangalore. (Getty Images)

    • South African offspinner Johan Botha was purchased for $450,000 by Delhi Daredevils. (Getty Images)

    • Current and former Australia captains Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke were bought for their base prices of $400,000 by Mumbai and Pune respectively. (AFP)

    • Saurashtra's Jaydev Unadkat cost the most for Bangalore at $525,000 which was way up from his base price of $100,000. (Getty Images)

    • Kings XI Punjab bought just two players, one of whom was former India pace bowler Manpreet Gony for $500,000. (Getty Images)