IPL Auction 2014: KKR go for Kallis, Uthappa on Day 1
Posted on: 05:48 PM IST Feb 12, 2014
A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs 14 crore.
Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the most number of players (13), followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad (11) and Kings XI Punjab (10), Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders (8 each), Royal Challengers Bangalore (9), Rajasthan Royals (6), Mumbai Indians (5).
Kolkata bought Jacques Kallis, their top buy of the day, by using their Right to Match card for Rs 5.5 crore, while they spent Rs 5 crore for opener Robin Uthappa.
The players they bought on day one of the auction are following:
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