Super Kings get Faf du Plessis for $120,000

South African batsman Faf du Plessis was bought by Chennai Super Kings for $120,000 as many players went unsold in the post-lunch session on the second day of Indian Premier League auction in Bangalore on Sunday.

Australia pacer James Pattinson was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for $100,000 and Alfonso Thomas went to Pune for the same price after numerous unsold in the post-lunch session.

Royal Challengers bagged Rilee Rossouw and Nuwan Pradeep for $20,000 each. CSK bought George Bailey for $50,000.

Young Aussie all-rounder Mitchell Marsh was bought by Pune Warriors, coached by dad Jeff, for $290,000 as Kochi IPL bought English batsman Owais Shah for $200,000.

Kochi bought South African Michael Klinger for $ 75,000 and Hastings for $20,000.

Delhi Daredevils bought middle-order batsman Venugopal Rao for $700,000 after fetching young pacer Umesh Yadav for $750,000 as the second day of auction heat up.

Chennai Super Kings got a good bargain with Suraj Randiv coming to them for $80,000 and they also bought George Bailey for $50,000.

Knight Riders bought young and upcoming India pacer Jaidev Unadkat for $250,000 whereas Manpreet Gony was bought by Deccan Chargers for $290,000.

Chennai Super Kings got the Kiwi all-rounder Scott Styris and Aussie pacer Hilfenhaus for $200,000 and $100,000 respectively.

Super Kings then fetched pacers Sudeep Tyagi and Nuwan Kulasekara for $240,000 and $100,000 respectively.

CSK bought T20 World Cup 2007 hero Joginder Sharma for $150,000. Pune Warriors got South African Wayne Parnell for $160,000 whereas RCB bought India pacer Abhimanyu Mithun for $260,000.

Former India batsmen Mohd Kaif and Wasim Jaffer too failed to find any buyer for the IPL 4.

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Australian speedster Shuan Tait was bought by Rajasthan Royals for $300,000. Kolkata Knight Riders got L Balaji for $500,000.

India pacers Munaf Patel and Vinay Kumar light up the action as Mumbai Indians spent $700,000 for Patel and Kumar went to Kochi for $475,000.

Delhi Daredevils bought Ashok Dinda and Ajit Agarkar for $375,000 and $210,000 respectively.

Second day of auction resumed on sore note as most of the players found no takers including Jayasuriya, Oram and Bopara after franchisees spend astronomical sums on Saturday.

Delhi Daredevils bought Mathew Wade for $100,000 as the cricketer became the first to be sold on Sunday.

Little known Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian was bought for an astounding $900,000 by the Deccan Chargers while veteran Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya didn’t find any takers on the second day of the auctions for the fourth edition of Indian Premier League.

In an otherwise quiet day when most of the foreign players went unsold, it was Christian with a base price of $50,000 was bought for 18 times more.

No one could have even imagined that the 27-year-old from New South Wales will go for such a price. He has played three T20 internationals for Australia. Christian is primarily a fast bowler who can hit a long way in the lower order.

“We believe Dan Christian is a good buy. He is good fast bowler and a decent batsman. He is also a brilliant fielder,” Chargers owner Gayathri Reddy said.

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