Indian Premier League auction: Karn Sharma hits jackpot after Rishi Dhawan, Kedar Jadhav become crorepatis

Indian Premier League teams rewarded domestic players with big bucks as Rishi Dhawan was bought by KXIP for 3 crores while Delhi Daredevils retained Kedar Jadhav for 2 crore. But Karn Sharma was the biggest buy when Sunrisers Hyderabad paid 3.75 crore for him.

updated: February 13, 2014 14:37 IST
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Bangalore: Twenty-six-year old Meerut lad Karn Vinod Sharma was the hero of the morning session of Day 2 of the Indian Premier League auction as he was snapped up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for a massive Rs 3.75 crore on Thursday. The leg-break googly bowler had a base price of only 30 lakh. All-rounder Rishi Dhawan and batsman Kedar Jadhav (In Pic) clinched stunning multi-crore deals with Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils, respectively, as uncapped cricketers went under the hammer. South African all-rounder Beuran Hendricks, base price 30 lakh, broke the crore-barrier when he was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs 1.8 crore. He has so far been the highest paid overseas player. Kolkata Knight Riders retained their Dutch star Ryan Ten Doeschate at his base price of a crore.

Ranji Trophy's top wicket-taker this season, Dhawan (base price of Rs 20 lakh) was signed for a whopping Rs 3 crore by the Kings XI Punjab via the 'Right to Match' provision after being initially acquired by the Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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