Freddie Wilde finds irony after a tournament renowned for its affluence might have found legitimacy in frugality at this year's IPL player auction.
England limited-overs batsman Alex Hales is trying to get over the disappointment of not being sold in the Indian Premier League auction, and is instead focusing on England's tour to the West Indies.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum feels the Indian Premier League is shifting emphasis away from foreigners and towards home-grown talent, judging from the number of unsold non-Indian at this year's IPL auction.
Some big names were on the auction block on day one in Bangalore for the Indian Premier League auction, and former England batsman Kevin Pietersen went for some big money, though Yuvraj Singh topped the list.
Here's a list of the big names sold at the IPL auction, followed by the ones that went unsold, including a number of specialists with previous big contracts. This is not a complete set of lists, just names of interest.
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