IPL auction: Jadeja costliest player
India allrounder Ravindra jadeja has bagged the top priced of 9.72 crores approx in the IPL auction for the season five of the cash-rich league in Banglore on Satturday. Chennai Super Kings bought the player after beating Deccan chargers in a tie-breaker that followed some heavy bidding. The other big grosser was midium -pacer R Vinay Kumar, who was bought by Royal challengers Banglore for $ 1 million.
VVS Laxman, who was a big disappointment during the recent Test series against Australia, went unsold in the auction along with England`s James Anderson, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara and Matt Prior, West Indies` Ramnaresh Sarwan, Adrian Barath and Darren Bravo and South Africa`s Mark Boucher.