Veteran Yuvraj Singh's blazing blade (62 off 27 balls) and unheralded Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan Arman (2/36 in 4 overs)'s crucial breakthroughs enabled Sunrisers to outwit a Virat Kohli-less RCB in all departments.
Stokes, who was expected to be hot property in what is going to be his first season in the IPL was bought for a whopping Rs 14.5 crore by Rising Pune Supergiants. This makes him the second most expensive player ever to have been bought in an IPL auction after Yuvraj Singh.
India's Yuvraj Singh wasn't third-time lucky in terms of being the biggest buy but Sunrisers Hyderabad entered late into the fray to buy him for Rs 7 crore (USD 1.03 million). Sunrisers Hyderabad also bought veteran pacer Ashish Nehra for Rs 5.50 crore (USD 810,000) pipping Kings XI Punjab and Gujarat Lions.
In the Indian team, the experienced trio of Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Suresh Raina have been included, while the injured Ajinkya Rahane, Rishi Dhawan and Gurkeerat Singh Mann have been left out. For Australia, all-rounder Shane Watson and pacer Shaun Tait have been brought into the side.
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In an interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Nayantara Rai, Yuvraj Singh spoke about his new found love for venture capitalism.
With this start-up fund, cricketer Yuvraj Singh wants to help young entrepreneurs expand their businesses and plans to invest Rs 40-50 crore in the next 3-5 years. While he is concentrating on his game, he believes e-commerce is a great business opportunity.
Initially, there was a four-way bidding among Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers, Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils to buy India's 2011 World Cup hero in the auction conducted by Richard Madley. But once the bidding reached Rs 7 crore, RR and KXIP quit, leaving DD and RCB in the fray.
Arvind Kejriwal's 49-day old government in Delhi quit, SBI profits fell on rising bad loans, Sebi announced rules giving more powers to minority shareholders and the government raised Rs 61,000 crore from the spectrum auction that last two weeks.
We sift through some of major things that were said through week and bring you a collection of the best quotes from politicians, market-men, sportspersons and business people.
RCB continuing to operate in the IPL even as its parent group is saddled with thousands of crores of debt is bound to raise questions of where Mallya will get the money from for player salaries or whether it is morally upright for him to continue to own the franchise.
Yuvraj takes home a mammmoth Rs. 14 crore, more than any player so far in IPL 7, maximum was Rs. 12.5 crore bagged by the first retained players of the franchises. He is bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore.
In the list of 233 capped players - which includes 46 Indians - from ten countries finalised by the IPL, only 31 are in the top price bracket.
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Yuvraj Singh cracked a dazzling 72 before the bowlers staged a brilliant recovery at the death overs as India clinched a nerve-wracking 11-run victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the second T20 International to level the series 1-1 on Friday.
Swashbuckling Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who is set to play his landmark 100th Test match against England on November 23, on Tuesday received rich tributes from two former players belonging to the elite club who wanted him to celebrate the occasion by notching up a ton.
CNBC-TV18's Storyboard takes you on the road of innovation with Volkswagon and Verghese Kurien while tracking cricketstar Yuvaraj Singh's return after recovering from cancer
Swashbuckling batsman Yuvraj Singh, who is staging a comeback into international cricket on Saturday after recovering from a rare germ-cell cancer, said that he is counting the hours daily on his impending return which he described as a "huge moment" in his life.
Comeback man Yuvraj Singh feels like a "debutant" as he gears for the 'second innings' of his international career through the T20 format after winning his battle against a rare germ-cell cancer.
India named Yuvraj Singh in their squad for the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka on Friday, marking the all-rounder's return to international cricket following his cancer treatment.
Yuvraj Singh was today included in the Indian cricket team for the World Twenty 20 Championship in Sri Lanka as well as the two T20s against New Zealand in September, within months of his recovery from a rare germ cell cancer.
All-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been named in a preliminary 30-man squad for the Twenty20 World Cup, raising hopes of a return to international cricket after undergoing cancer treatment.
Dreaming to play for India again, Yuvraj Singh is eyeing the T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka for a comeback but admits that he needs some serious match practice to get into the groove for the rigours of international cricket.
The Cricket Board has decided to recommend recently retired stalwart Rahul Dravid for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and Yuvraj Singh, the player of the World Cup, for the Arjuna Award.
India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has raised the possibility of a return to international cricket at September's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka after undergoing cancer treatment.