The countdown for the second round of Indian Premier League has begun. Many young and star players would be introduced to different teams. Still, every team is fully dependent on its match winners.
, Andrew Symonds and Ishant Sharma
are the richest players of the IPL. The IPL’s first auction is already over, and now the next auction period is going on, in which many young and star players will be introduce to different teams. But still, every team is fully dependent on their match winners.
Sanath Jayasuriya: The famous Sri Lankan opening batsman cum slow left arm bowler who pocketed many records in his whole ODI as well as test cricket career. In ODIs, he has scored more than twelve thousand runs; while in tests he has bagged nearby seven thousand runs in 118 matches. He is the only player in the world
to score over 12,000 runs and capture over 300 wickets in ODIs. He grabbed 115 catches in ODIs and 78 catches in tests. In IPL bidding he bagged US$ 975,000.
: The master blaster of the Indian brigade and the icon player of world cricket. He holds the most records in cricket. After lot of ups and downs in the last CB Series in Australia, Sachin is quiet confident and very much excited about the new pattern of Indian Premier League. According to IPL, as an icon player of India, Sachin will get 15 per cent more than the highest-paid player in his side. However, Tendulkar will play from Mumbai, which is Mukesh Ambani
’s team in IPL.
: The tall Jamaican (West Indies) player, who is famous for his aggressive batting against all the world-class teams. Gayle currently holds the record for the highest innings in a T20 World Cup
match, held in South Africa recently. He is a left-hand batsman and right-arm-off break bowler for West Indies. In IPL, he gained US$ 800,000 to play for Kolkata
: The royal Bengal tiger, is another icon player for India
who has lot of fame not just in India but also all over the world. As a skipper of India, Ganguly played many impressive innings for India. Under his captainship, India reached in the final of 2003 ICC World Cup. Dada will also get 15 per cent more than the highest-paid player in his team.
Brett Lee: The fastest Australian bowler who stamped his supremacy amongst all the world-class bowlers. Lee’s fastest recorded delivery to date is 160.8 km/h (99.9 mph), which he bowled in his first over against New Zealand in 2005. However, IPL launched him with a purchasing cost of US$ 900,000 for Mohali team.
Harbhajan Singh: Bhajji is currently gathering fame due to his aggressiveness on the field especially against Australia in the CB series. He is the star right-arm-off break bowler for Indian brigade. After this CB series, Bhajji succeeded in building up a strong mental pressure on Australian team. He faced many controversies in his career since his debut in cricket. Harbhajan earned US$ 850,000 from IPL to play for Mumbai
Andrew Symonds: Roy is the nickname of this tall and well built Australian all-rounder, who grabbed US$ 1.35 million from IPL. He is the second highest paid player in Indian Premier League. Symonds will play for Hyderabad
Adam Gilchrist: Currently Gilly is the most successful wicketkeeper in the world. He has caught 417 catches in ODI and 379 in test matches. Gilly bagged US$ 700,000 to play for Hyderabad team.
: Yuvraj is the third icon player for India, he will get 15 per cent more than the highest-paid player in his team. Yuvraj would play for Mohali in the forthcoming T20 series of IPL.
Rickey Ponting: The dominating and the most successful captain of Australia has now got the chance to play for king Khan’s Kolkata team. Ponting had to be satisfied with US$ 400,000 and is with Kolkata in IPL.
Mahindra Singh Dhoni: Last but not the least, it is India’s young captain MS Dhoni. Under his captainship, India won the triangular series against Australia, in Australia this year. Similarly, Dhoni brigade proved their power to claim the first T20 ICC World Cup in South Africa against Pakistan.