Who was the most expensive player in IPL 2008?

MS Dhoni
2008:- MS Dhoni (9.4 CR) In the inaugural IPL auction, MS Dhoni was the costliest player which is not very surprising. The Chennai Super Kings bought him for 9.5 crores.

How much did CSK buy in 2008?

On that note, let’s have a look at the most expensive buy at each IPL auction: ₹9.5 crore: MS Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings) – 2008.

Who bid for Dhoni in 2008?

The signing of MS Dhoni by Chennai Super Kings is one of the iconic events of the competition. Till date, the fans of the player, the franchise and neutral viewers remember that day. In this article, we take a look at the clip in which Chennai Super Kings won the bid for MS Dhoni in IPL 2008 Auction.

Why did Suresh Raina leave unsold?

Suresh Raina’s rich contribution to CSK He was retained by CSK for IPL 2021 but Raina missed the ending phase of the tournament due to a knee injury. Regular injuries and lack of proper competitive cricket might be some of the prominent reasons for him going unsold this year.

What was the price of Virat Kohli in IPL 2008?

Virat Kohli was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a reported price of USD 30,000 (in 2008). However, Kohli revealed that he heard from people that Delhi Daredevils (now Capitals) were also interested in going for the then India U19 captain.

Who is the most expensive player in IPL 2009?

Here is the complete table of IPL’s most expensive players (season-wise)

Year Players & Teams Price (in INR)
2008 MS Dhoni (CSK) 9.5 crore
2009 Kevin Pietersen (RCB), Andrew Flintoff (CSK) 9.8 crore
2010 Shane Bond (KKR), Kieron Pollard (MI) 4.8 crore
2011 Gautam Gambhir (KKR) 14.9 crore

How did CSK bought Dhoni?

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was the captain of the Indian limited-overs team in 2008, was bought by the Super Kings for $1.5 million at the 2008 players’ auction. He was the most expensive player in the IPL until 2009 when the Super Kings signed up English all-rounder Andrew Flintoff for $1.55 million.

When did CSK buy Dhoni?

In 2008, Dhoni was roped in for $1.5 million by Chennai Super Kings.

Can CSK buy Raina?

Suresh Raina found no buyers in the IPL 2022 mega auction and went unsold. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) were expected to bid for their former vice-captain. But that didn’t happen. His name was announced only on Day 1 as none of the teams asked for his inclusion during the accelerated process on Day 2.

Why did CSK not buy Raina?

Chennai Super Kings CEO Kasi Viswanath on Monday said that the management did not acquire Suresh Raina at the IPL 2022 mega auction as the former India batter may not fit in the current team’s composition.

In which price Virat Kohli sold to RCB?

Virat Kohli (Rs 15 crore) Glenn Maxwell (Rs 11 crore)