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Sharma and Uthappa in big demand in auction

Indian internationals Rohit Sharma and Robin Uthappa have both hit it big during the next stage of the IPL player auctions with both players attracting bids of over $2 million.

Sharma joins the Mumbai Indians for $2.0 million while Uthappa joins the new boys Pune Warriors for a cool $2.1 million.

Round 1 Bidding
Player Country Bought by Franchise Price (in USD)
Cameron White Australia Deccan Chargers $1.1 million
Jacques Kallis South Africa Kolkata Knight Riders $1.2 million
Rohit Sharma India Mumbai Indians $2.0 million
Andrew Symonds Australia Mumbai Indians $850,000
Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka Deccan Chargersa $700,000
Adam Gilchrist Australia Kings XI Punjab $900,000
Rahul Dravid India Rajasthan Royals $500,000
Greame Smith South Africa Pune Warriors $500,000
Robin Uthappa India Pune Warriors $2.1 million
Johan Botha South Africa Rajasthan Royals $950,000
VVS Laxman India Kochi $400,000
Daniel Vettori New Zealand Royal Challengers Bangalore $500,000
Brendon McCullum New Zealand Kochi $475,000
Sreesanth India Kochi $900,000
Irfan Pathan India Delhi Dardevils $1.9 million

RP Singh

India Kochi $500,000

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