IPL 2020 Auction: Piyush Chawla goes to CSK for 6.75 crore

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Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders' Piyush Chawla celebrates fall of a wicket during the 43rd match of IPL 2019 between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, on April 25, 2019. (Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

Chennai Super Kings bought Piyush Chawla for a sum of 6.75 crores (INR). Chawla had set a base price of 1 crore for himself.

Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab were also involved in the bidding war with CSK.

Meanwhile, New Zealand all-rounder Ish Sodhi with base price of 75 lakh and Australia spinner Azam Zampa with a base price of 1.5 crore went unsold.


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South African pacer Dale Steyn and swashbuckling Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell have been shortlisted for the highest base price of Indian National Rupees (INR) 2 crore.

Alongside Steyn and Maxwell, Australian cricketer Josh Hazlewood has been kept in the bracket of the highest base price. Sri Lanka all-rounder Angelo Mathews has also been shortlisted in this bracket.

Former KKR players Piyush Chawla and Jaydev Unadkat have set a base price of INR 1 crore. A total of 20 foreign cricketers have been shortlisted for the base price of 1 crore.

The United States of America (USA) pacer Ali Khan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) pacer Zahoor Khan and Scotland’s George Munsey are the three cricketers from Associate Nations. All the three are placed with a base price of Rs 20 lakh.

Deepak Hooda with the base price of Rs 40 lakh is the uncapped Indian player with the highest base price. The Baroda all-rounder has an experience of 61 IPL games and was released by Sunrisers Hyderabad earlier this year.

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Priyam Garg, Tilak Varma and Ravi Bishnoi are some of the Under-19 Indian players who will be part of Kolkata’s auction.