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Top-10 buys at the IPL V auction

Last updated on: February 6, 2012 11:25 IST

Top-10 buys at the IPL V auction

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The IPL V auction that was held in Bangalore on Saturday saw very surprises in terms of money spent by franchises to buy players. India's hard-hitting batsman, Ravindra Jadeja, who's batting prowess is now well known, was the top grosser at the auction with Chennai Super Kings buying him for a whopping Rs 9.72 crore. He was followed by Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene, who went for Rs 6.8 crore.

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Here are the Top-10 buys at the IPL auction.

Ravindra Jadeja

Country: India

Previous IPL Team(s): Rajasthan Royals /Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Base Price: $100,000

Bought for: $2million

2012 IPL team: Chennai Super Kings


Image: Ravindra Jadeja


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Mahela Jayawardene

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Mahela Jayawardene

Country: Sri Lanka

Previous IPL Team(s): Kings XI Punjab/Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Base Price: $300,000

Bought for: $1.4million

2012 IPL team: Delhi Daredevils




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Brendon McCullum

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Brendon McCullum

Country: New Zealand

Previous IPL Team(s): Kolkata Knight Riders/Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Base Price: $400,000

Bought for: $900,000

2012 IPL team: Kolkata Knight Riders




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Muttiah Muralitharan

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Muttiah Muralitharan

Country: Sri Lanka

Previous IPL Team(s): Chennai Super Kings/Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Base Price: $200,000

Bought for: $220,000

2012 IPL team: Royal Challengers Bangalore




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Herschelle Gibbs

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Herschelle Gibbs

Country: South Africa

Previous IPL Team(s): Deccan Chargers

Base Price: $50,000

Bought for: $50,000

2012 IPL team: Mumbai Indians




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Bradley Hodge

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Bradley Hodge

Country: Australia

Previous IPL Team(s): Kolkata Knight Riders/Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Base Price: $200,000

Bought for: $475,000

2012 IPL team: Rajasthan Royals




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Dinesh Chandimal

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Dinesh Chandimal

Country: Sri Lanka

Previous IPL Team(s): -

Base Price: $50,000

Bought for: $50,000

2012 IPL team: Rajasthan Royals




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Parthiv Patel

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Parthiv Patel

Country: India

Previous IPL Team(s): Chennai Super Kings/Kochi Tuskers Kerala

Base Price: $200,000

Bought for: $650,000

2012 IPL team: Deccan Chargers




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Mitchell Johnson

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Mitchell Johnson

Country: Australia

Previous IPL Team(s): -

Base Price: $300,000

Bought for: $300,000

2012 IPL team: Mumbai Indians




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Andre Russell

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Andre Russell

Country: West Indies

Previous IPL Team(s): -

Base Price: $50,000

Bought for: $450,000

2012 IPL team: Delhi Daredevils




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