IPL 6 auction: Mumbai & Pune buy Ponting and Clarke for Rs. 2.12 cr & Rs. 2.1 cr respectively (Pic: Getty Images)
CHENNAI: Players’s auction for IPL season six began here. Though, 108 players are set to go under the hammer, all eyes were on the top players from India and down-under including the Australia duo of Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting. Ricky Ponting was bought for base price of $ 400,000 (Rs 2.1 crore) by Mumbai Indians at the IPL players’ auction.
Australia’s Michael Clarke was bought for base price of $ 400,000 (Rs 2.1 crore) by Pune Warriors. Australian batsman Luke Pomersbach was bought for base price $ 50,000 (Rs 1.5 crore) by Kings XI Punjab.