IPL2017 Bid, Ben Stokes Hit jackpot
Bangalore: IPL 2017 Bid started in Bangalore with England all rounder Ben Stokes hitting first jackpot who was sold to Pune Super Giants in an unbelievable trade with whooping price of 14.5 crs. This is seven times higher than his base price and emerged as first millionaire in IPL auction.
Yuvraj Singh still holds record with 16 crs in 2016; another surprise package is Tymal Mills with 12crs picked up by Royal Challenge Bangalore. Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, RCB were in the race for Ben Stokes who was finally picked by Pune for whooping price.
Ben Stokes sets a record with most expensive player to enter IPL from Overseas category. This left handed bowler and right handed batsmen made bid a trigger in the first half of the auction.