The IPL 2023 Auction witnessed some records being smashed and some unknown players land Indian Premier League contracts for the next season of Indian Premier League after getting picked up by one of the 10 franchises.
406 players had registered their names for the IPL Auction 2023, which took place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Koch on Friday (December 23). A total of 171 players went under the hammer with 80 players finding a home in IPL.
Among the 80 that were sold, 35 were capped, 44 were uncapped and 1 was an Associate Nation player, including 29 overseas. And among the 44 uncapped players that were sold in the auction, 42 were from India.
The IPL Auction opened with bidding war for star all-rounders, which ended up breaking the record for most expensive player in IPL after England's Sam Curran was roped in by Punjab Kings for a whopping Rs 18.50 Crore.
Curran was not the only player that landed a big pay cheque as his compatriot Ben Stokes to fetched Rs 16.25 Crore from Chennai Super Kings and Australian all-rounder Cameron Green was bought by Mumbai Indians for Rs 17.50 Crore.
Now, let's take a look at the uncapped players that were sold at the auction apart from the two overseas uncapped stars Donovan Ferreira and Duane Jansen.
|Player||State/Association||Role||Base Price||Team||Winning Bid|
|Shivam Mavi||Uttar Pradesh||Bowler||Rs 40 Lakhs||GT||Rs 6 Crore|
|Mukesh Kumar||Bengal||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||DC||Rs 5.5 Crore|
|Vivrant Sharma||Jammu Kashmir||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||SRH||Rs 2.60 Crore|
|Mayank Dagar||Himachal Pradesh||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||SRH||Rs 1.80 Crore|
|KS Bharat||Andhra||Wicketkeeper||Rs 20 Lakhs||GT||Rs 1.20 Crore|
|N Jagadeesan||Tamil Nadu||Wicketkeeper||Rs 20 Lakhs||KKR||Rs 90 Lakhs|
|Rajan Kumar||Uttarakhand||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||RCB||Rs 70 Lakhs|
|Nishant Sindhu||Haryana||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||CSK||Rs 60 Lakhs|
|Varun Arora||Himachal Pradesh||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||KKR||Rs 60 Lakhs|
|Avinash Singh||Jammu Kashmir||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||RCB||Rs 60 Lakhs|
|Yash Thakur||Vidarbha||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||LSG||Rs 45 Lakhs|
|Harpreet Bhatia||Chhattisgarh||Batter||Rs 20 Lakhs||PBKS||Rs 40 Lakhs|
|Asif KM||Kerala||Bowler||Rs 30 Lakhs||RR||Rs 30 Lakhs|
|Upendra Singh Yadav||Railways||Wicketkeeper||Rs 20 Lakhs||SRH||Rs 25 Lakhs|
|Shaik Rasheed||Andhra||Batter||Rs 20 Lakhs||CSK||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Anmolpreet Singh||Punjab||Batter||Rs 20 Lakhs||SRH||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Sanvir Singh||Punjab||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||SRH||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Samarth Vyas||Saurashtra||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||SRH||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Murugan Ashwin||Tamil Nadu||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||RR||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Himanshu Sharma||Rajasthan||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||RCB||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Manoj Bhandage||Karnataka||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||RCB||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Prerak Mankad||Saurashtra||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||LSG||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Urvil Patel||Gujarat||Wicketkeeper||Rs 20 Lakhs||GT||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Vishnu Vinod||Kerala||Wicketkeeper||Rs 20 Lakhs||MI||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Vidwath Kaverappa||Karnataka||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||PBKS||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Suyash Sharma||Delhi||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||KKR||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Shams Mulani||Mumbai||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||MI||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Swapnil Singh||Uttarakhand||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||LSG||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Nitish Kumar Reddy||Andhra||Wicketkeeper||Rs 20 Lakhs||SRH||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Kunal Rathore||Rajasthan||Wicketkeeper||Rs 20 Lakhs||RR||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Sonu Yadav||Tamil Nadu||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||RCB||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Kulwant Khejroliya||Delhi||Bowler||Rs 20 Lakhs||KKR||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Ajay Mandal||Chhattisgarh||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||CSK||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Mohith Rathee||Services||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||PBKS||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Nehal Wadhera||Punjab||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||MI||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Bhagath Varma||Hyderabad||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||CSK||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Shivam Singh||Punjab||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||PBKS||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Akash Vashisht||Himachal Pradesh||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||RR||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Yudhvir Charak||Jammu Kashmir||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||LSG||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Raghav Goyal||Mumbai||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||MI||Rs 20 Lakhs|
|Abdul PA||Kerala||All Rounder||Rs 20 Lakhs||RR||Rs 20 Lakhs|