The Money Game: IPL 2024 Auction Unveiled
Dive into the exhilarating world of the IPL 2024 Auction with our comprehensive coverage of record-breaking deals, player transfers, and game-changing bids.
IPL Auction 2024: All-Time High Record in IPL Auction - Kol Kata fetches a bowler for 24.75 crores! The IPL 2024 mini auction is witnessing a change in records. If bids made for players from Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi, and Chennai in previous seasons set records, this time it's Kolkata Knight Riders who have snagged a significant player for a whopping 24.75 crores. The auction has seen a high price being fetched, breaking records in IPL history. This time in IPL 2024 auction, Australian pacer Mitchell Starc created history. Starc was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for 24.75 crores. This sets a new record for the highest price ever paid for a player in IPL. Following this, the auction saw Australia's national team captain Pat Cummins being sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for 20.50 crores, setting another record. However, Starc surpassed this record by being bought for 24.75 crores. In fact, this auction saw the highest-ever amount being spent. Pat Cummins set the record by being sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for 20.50 crores, and then Starc broke the record by being bought for 24.75 crores. Later, Daryl Mitchell from New Zealand was bought by Chennai for 14 crores, while Harshal Patel was acquired by Punjab Kings for 11.75 crores. Mitchell Starc, who has been instrumental in Australia's victories and has shown exceptional performance in T20 matches, delivered outstanding performances in the recent T20 World Cup. He played a significant role in Australia's victory in the Asia Cup as well. This exceptional performance led to Starc fetching a high price in the auction. His outstanding gameplay led Gujarat Titans' director Vikram Solanki to express his disappointment for missing out on him. Starc's remarkable performance has made him a highly sought-after player, and Gujarat Titans' director Vikram Solanki expressed regret for not acquiring him. Starc's incredible gameplay and the hefty price he fetched in the auction left Gujarat Titans disappointed. Solanki mentioned that they had aimed to secure Starc for their team, but unfortunately couldn't.

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