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IPL 2024 Auction: Delhi Capitals Spends ₹7.20 crore On Kumar Kushagra
By CricShots - Dec 19, 2023 8:55 pm
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The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 mini-auction fever has hit Dubai! Watch as teams like Delhi Capitals (DC) sculpt their final rosters in this thrilling bidding war. Will they find the missing pieces to lift the trophy? Buckle up for Delhi’s strategic moves in the auction arena!

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Delhi Capitals (DC)

Before Auction

Retained Players: Rishabh Pant (c), Pravin Dubey, David Warner, Vicky Ostwal, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, Abishek Porel, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Lungi Ngidi, Lalit Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Mitchell Marshm, Ishant Sharma, Yash Dhull, Mukesh Kumar.

Available Purse: ₹28.9 crore

During Auction

#1 Harry Brook – ₹4 crore

Harry Brook
Harry Brook

Bidding war ignites! Harry Brook, base price ₹2 crore, draws immediate heat from Delhi Capitals. Rajasthan Royals counterpunch, but Delhi pushes back with a hefty ₹4 crore bid and seals the deal.

#2 Tristan Stubbs – ₹50 Lakhs

Tristan Stubbs
Tristan Stubbs

Delhi Capitals pounce on wicketkeeper Tristan Stubbs (base price ₹50 lakh) with a swift, solo bid. No fuss, no frenzy, just Stubbs secured for a bargain by DC.

#3 Ricky Bhui – ₹20 Lakh

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Ricky Bhui

Ricky Bhui (₹20 lakh) waits patiently as the bidding sputters, then Delhi Capitals swoop in at the last second, securing the batsman for a cool, no-fuss ₹20 lakh.

#4 Kumar Kushagra – ₹7.20 crore

Kumar Kushagra
Kumar Kushagra

Young gun Kumar Kushagra set the auction floor ablaze! CSK opened fire at ₹20 lakh, but Gujarat Titans quickly joined the fray. Delhi Capitals, sensing talent, jumped in, pushing Kushagra past ₹1.4 crore. The battle reached a fever pitch as both DC and GT traded bids, crossing the heady mark of ₹7 crore! Finally, after a thrilling duel, Delhi Capitals secured Kushagra for a staggering ₹7.20 crore.

#5 Rasikh Dar – ₹20 Lakh

Rasikh Dhar
Rasikh Dhar

Rasikh Dar takes the stage, and Delhi Capitals instantly step up, securing the youngster for a cool ₹20 Lakh. No fuss, no frenzy, just Dar landing in Delhi!

#6 Jhye Richardson – ₹5 crore

Jhye Richardson
Jhye Richardson

The battle for Jhye Richardson was on! Delhi Capitals launched the attack at his base price (₹1.5 crore), but RCB quickly countered. The bidding intensified, with Richardson’s value skyrocketing past ₹4 crore. But in the end, Delhi, determined to add the Aussie paceman to their arsenal, held their nerve and secured him for a cool ₹5 crore.

#7 Sumit Kumar – ₹1 crore

Sumit Kumar
Sumit Kumar

Bidding battle for Sumit Kumar! DC opened the innings, but KKR quickly countered. The two franchises traded bids for the seamer, but ultimately, Delhi held firm, securing him for just ₹1 crore.

#7 Shai Hope – ₹75 lakh

Shai Hope
Shai Hope

Base price bid, swift paddle raise, and done! No drama, just Shai Hope joining DC for ₹75 lakh.

  • Swastik Chhikara – ₹20 Lakh