After auctioneer Hugh Edmeades fainted during the ceremony, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru was temporarily halted.
After auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapsed during today's event, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru was halted. Day 1 of the IPL 2022 mega auction in Bengaluru was halted.
When the incident occurred, franchises were bidding for the rights to Wanindu Hasaranga. Earlier, Rajasthan Royals acquired Harshal Patel for a hefty Rs 10.75 crore from Royal Challengers Bangalore, after the team had begun the second round with a bang by signing Shimron Hetmyer and Devdutt Padikkal in the first round.
After Shikhar Dhawan and Kagiso Rabada were traded to Punjab Kings for Rs 8.25 crore and Rs 9.25 crore, Shreyas Iyer was sold to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for a whopping Rs 12.25 crore.
Shikhar Dhawan and Kagiso Rabada were traded to the same team for Rs 8.25 crore and Rs 9.25 crore, respectively. Other prominent players, such as David Warner and Mohammed Shami, were acquired by the Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans, respectively, while Faf du Plessis was purchased by the Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 7 crore (RCB).
Ten teams, their owners, coaches, support staff, and scouts are participating in the two-day-long IPL 2022 auction that began today.
The two-day auction will feature the addition of two new teams (Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants) to the existing eight franchises (Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Punjab Kings, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Rajasthan Royals). (Live coverage of the IPL 2022 auction will be provided.)