Chris Woakes bought by KKR for Rs 4.2 crore

England cricketers were high on demand at the IPL auction on Monday as Chris Woakes was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs. 4,20,00,000.

Chris Woakes

Chris Woakes comes in handy as a batsman too.   -  Akhilesh Kumar

England cricketers were high on demand at the IPL auction on Monday as Chris Woakes was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs. 4,20,00,000.

He had a base price of Rs. 2,00,00,000.

Nathan Coulter-Nile, who went unsold in the morning, was bought by KKR for Rs. 3,50,00,000.

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Earlier Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills were bought at high prices.

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Morgan was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 2,00,00,000. Stokes was the buy of the day as he was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants for Rs. 14,50,00,000.

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Tymal Mills was bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 12,00,00,000.

KKR also bought Rishi Dhawan for Rs. 55,00,000. Mumbai Indians bought Karn Sharma for Rs. 3,20,00,000.