there was some excitement as the middle
and lower level players were bought at prices
that made cricket look like the most lucrative
career option in future.
The big buys of the day were made by teams
owned by two Bollywood igh fliers. The prize
catch of the day in batting was certainly
Salman Butt and he was taken by Shahrukh
owned Kolkata Knight Riders for 100000 dollars.
However the best buy, also the most expensive
of the day was made by Preity Zinta’s
Team Mohali, bagging Australia’s James
Hopes for 300000 dollars, also on their
shopping list was New Zealand bowling all
rounder Kyle Mills.
But the kill of the day was reserved for
Emerging Media owned Rajasthan Royals who
bought a handful of players including England’s
Dmitri Mascarenhas. Chennai Super Kings
had a low key day with just a couple of
under 19 players being added while Hyderabad
Nawabs took the day off.