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PHOTOS: IPL 6 Auction

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Updated: Monday, February 4, 2013, 19:10 [IST]
 
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Chennai, Feb 4: The auction for the sixth edition of Indian Premier League was held at Chennai on Sunday, Feb 3. With Mumbai Indians signing allrounder Glenn Maxwell for $1 million, only player to hit the million-dollar-mark as franchises bought only 37 players out of 108 cricketers in the pool.

Franchises keen on picking the right blend of cricketers to fill the gaps were very choosy, as they analyzed the needs of the team before bidding and bought a few players.

Royal Challengers Bangalore, the only franchise to buy 7 players in IPL 6 auction. The Vijay Mallya-owned team focused on the team's bowling department, as they picked a couple of pacers and allrounders.

Here is the list of players bought by the franchises

Royal Challengers Bangalore - RP Singh, Moises Henriques, Christopher Barnwell, Dan Christian, Jaydev Unadkat, Ravi Rampaul, Pankaj Singh

Sunrisers Hyderabad - Thisara Perera, Darren Sammy, Sudeep Tyagi, Clint McKay, Nathan McCullum, Quinton de Cock

Chennai Super Kings - Christopher Morris, Dirk Nannes, Ben Laughlin, Jason Holder, Akila Dananjaya

Mumbai Indians - Glenn Maxwell, Ricky Ponting, Phillip Hughes, Jacob Oram, Nathan Coulter-Nile

Pune Warriors - Michael Clarke, Abhishek Nayar, Ajantha Mendis, Kane Richardson

Rajasthan Royals - James Faulkner, Fidel Edwards, Kushal Perera

Delhi Daredevils - Johan Botha, Jesse Ryder, Jeevan Mendis

Kolkata Knight Riders - Sachithra Senanayake, Ryan McLaren

Kings XI Punjab - Manpreet Gony, Luke Pomersbach

Nita Ambani, Rajiv Shukla addressing a press conference

IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla along with Mumbai Indians owner Nita Ambani at a press conference during IPL 2013 players auction in Chennai on Sunday.

Shilpa Shetty at IPL 6 auction on Sunday

Rajasthan Royals owner Shilpa Shetty poses for the shutterbugs during the IPL 2013 players auction in Chennai on Sunday.

Preity Zinta, owner of KXIP at IPL 6 auction

Kings XI Punjab owner Preity Zinta in Chennai for the IPL 2013 players auction.

BCCI President N Srinivasan at IPL 6 auction

BCCI President N Srinivasan attends IPL 2013 players auction in Chennai.

Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble at IPL 6 auction

Mumbai Indians' mentor Anil Kumble and Rajasthan Royals' skipper cum mentor Rahul Dravid arrive to attend the IPL 2013 players auction in Chennai on Sunday.

Franchises with IPL chairman at IPL 6 auction

IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla, Rajasthan Royals owner Shilpa Shetty, Chennai Super Kings Owner Gurunath Meiyappan pose after the press conference during the IPL 2013 Player Auction in Chennai on Sunday.

Nita Ambani with VVS Laxman at IPL 6 auction

Sun Risers' mentor VVS Laxman with Mumbai Indians owner Nita Ambani during the IPL 2013 players auction in Chennai on Sunday.

Rajasthan Royals' owner Raj Kundra at Chennai

Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra Kundra arrives to attend the IPL 2013 players auction in Chennai on Sunday.

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Story first published:  Monday, February 4, 2013, 12:04 [IST]
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