The proceedings for the biggest carnival of Cricket began on 20th February in Banglore as the player auction for IPL 2017 took place.
Delhi Daredevils retained JP Duminy, Mohammed Shami, Quinton de Kock, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Shreyas Iyer, Zaheer Khan, Sam Billings, Sanju Samson, Chris Morris, Carlos Brathwaite, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, CV Milind, Syed Ahmed & Pratyush Singh.
Adding the lights of Srilankan All-arounder Angelo Mathews for 2 CR and New Zealander Correy Anderson for 1 CR was a good buy for Delhi adding the balance to the team.
Kagiso Rabada, the right arm fast bowler from South Africa and Pat Cummins from Australia was bought by 5 CR & 4.5 CR respectively. Rabada who has been considered as one of the promising stars of cricket have picked 22 wickets in 16 T20's and Cummins is someone who can clock 153km/hr are the perfect pacers to lead the Delhi bowling attack with Jayant Yadav and Zaheer Khan.
Players like Ankit Bawne (INR 10 Lakhs), Aditya Tare (25 Lakhs), Murugan Ashwin (1 Cr), Navdeep Saini (10 lakh), Shashank Singh (10 Lakh) gives a touch of youth to the team to go all guns blazing in the upcoming season.
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