Bengaluru: Flamboyant Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will now play for Royal Challengers Bangalore, with the Virat Kohli-led franchise spending a whopping Rs. 9.5 crore for Watto.
As many as 351 players are up for grabs in the Indian Premier League player auctions today. Southpaw Yuvraj Singh was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for Rs. seven crore during the 2016 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction here on Saturday.
Pacer Ashish Nehra got richer by Rs. five and a half crore, as he also joined the Orange Army of SRH.
Among the nine marquee players, Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Ashish Nehra and Shane Watson have the highest base price of Rs two crore.
Pawan Negi was sold to Delhi Daredevils on a price of 8.5 crore rupees.