IPL Chennai, Hyderabad teams overshoot $5 mn budget cap

February 21st, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Harbhajan Singh

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) India Cements-owned Chennai Super Kings and Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad overshot the maximum $5 million cap at the players’ auction for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) here Wednesday. As per the rules, each team was allowed to spend a minimum of $3.3 million and a maximum of $5 million each. Although Chennai and Hyderabad spent $5.9 million and $5.8 million respectively, it was not clear as to how the excess expenditure would be adjusted, or if any penalty would be imposed on them.

Following is the team-wise list of cricketers auctioned:

Player Price (in $)

Chennai Super Kings:

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Ind)1.5 million
Jacob Oram (NZ)675,000
Albie Morkel (SA)675,000
Suresh Raina (Ind) 650,000
Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)600,000
Matthew Hayden (Aus)375,000
Michael Hussey (Aus)350,000
Stephen Fleming (NZ)350,000
Parthiv Patel (Ind) 325,000
Joginder Sharma (Ind)225,000
Makhaya Ntini (SA)200,000

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Total expenditure: $5.9 million
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Hyderabad:

Andrew Symonds (Aus)1.35 million
Rudra Pratap Singh (Ind)875,000
Rohit Sharma (Ind)750,000
Adam Gilchrist (Aus)700,000
Shahid Afridi (Pak)675,000
Herschelle Gibbs (SA)575,000
V.V.S. Laxman (Ind)375,000
Chaminda Vaas (SL)200,000
Scott Styris (NZ)175,000
Nuwan Zoysa (SL)110,000
Chamara Silva (SL)100,000
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Total expenditure: $5.8 million
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Jaipur:

Mohammed Kaif (Ind)675,000
Yousuf Pathan (Ind) 475,000
Graeme Smith (SA)475,000
Shane Warne (Aus)450,000
Younis Khan (Pak)225,000
Kamran Akmal (Pak)150,000
Munaf Patel (Ind)275,000
Justin Langer (Aus)200,000
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Total expenditure: $2.9 million
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Mohali:

Yuvraj Singh (Icon, not auctioned)
Irfan Pathan (Ind) 925,000
Brett Lee (Aus)900,000
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)700,000
Sreesanth (Ind)625,000
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)475,000
Piyush Chawla (Ind)400,000
Ramesh Powar (Ind)170,000
Ramnaresh Sarwan (WI)225,000
Simon Katich (Aus)200,000
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Total expenditure: $4.6 million
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Kolkata:

Sourav Ganguly (icon)
Ishant Sharma (Ind)950,000
Chris Gayle (WI)800,000
Brendon McCullum (NZ)700,000
David Hussey (Aus)675,000
Shoaib Akhtar (Pak)425,000
Ricky Ponting (Aus)400,000
Ajit Agarkar (Ind) 350,000
Murali Kartik (Ind)425,000
Umar Gul (Pak)150,000
Tatenda Taibu (Zim)125,000
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Total expenditure: $5 million
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Mumbai:

Sachin Tendulkar (icon)
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)975,000
Harbhajan Singh (Ind)850,000
Robin Uthappa (Ind)800,000
Shaun Pollock (SA) 550,000
Lasith Malinga (SL)350,000
Dilhara Fernando (SL)150,000
Loots Bosman (SA)175,000
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Total expenditure: $3.85 million
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Delhi Daredevils:

Virender Sehwag (icon)
Manoj Tiwary (Ind) 675,000
Mohammed Asif (Pak)650,000
Daniel Vettori (NZ)625,000
Dinesh Karthik (Ind)525,000
Shoaib Malik (Pak)500,000
Abraham de Villiers (SA)300,000
Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)250,000
Farveez Maharoof (SL)225,000
Gautam Gambhir (Ind)725,000
Glenn McGrath (Aus)350,000
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Total expenditure: $4.8 million
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Bangalore Royal Challengers:

Rahul Dravid (icon)
Jacques Kallis (SA)900,000
Anil Kumble (Ind)500,000
Cameron White (Aus)500,000
Mark Boucher (SA) 450,000
Zaheer Khan (Ind) 400,000
Wasim Jaffer (Ind)150,000
Dale Steyn (SA)325,000
Nathan Bracken (Aus)325,000
Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI)200,000
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Total expenditure:$3.75 million
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