While exorbitant deals like the Rs 16 crore Delhi Daredevils paid for Yuvraj Singh last year didn't materialise, there were plenty of interesting players on whom Indian Premier League (IPL) teams were ready to place heavy bets on.

While Shane Watson and Yuvraj Singh were the initial big draws, the likes of Pawan Negi, Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Nathu Singh and Deepak Hooda made sure that this auction will be remembered for teams ready to take a risk on uncapped players.

Here are the 11 most expensive players bought today:











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