Mathews placed 3rd on the IPL auction

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 14:18

The cricketers’ Auction for the 8th edition of Indian Premier League commenced in Bangalore this morning.

Indian All rounder Yuvraj Singh was auctioned for the highest bid by Delhi Daredevils team for a sum of 340 million Sri Lankan Rupees.

The 2nd highest bid, 210 million rupees went for Dinesh Karthik of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team.

Delhi Dare Devils team took steps to claim Sri Lankan Captain Angello Mathews for 159 million rupees

However, Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena were not auctioned thus far.

7 teams will join the IPL tournament this year.