Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 Season-5


Indian Premier League IPL 2012 Season-5’s auction has been finished at Bangalore among eight franchisees. The auction has been prepared with 144 players, where only 25 players were sold-out. This article will give more information about Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 5.

Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 5: An Introduction

DLF IPL 5 logoIndian Premier League (IPL) Season 5's auction was completed at Bangalore, where 25 players were sold-out directly. However, as per the new statute of IPL, franchisees can buy the players through an online method. The tournaments will be played from April 5th to May 27th in league and knock-out process. Each team will play total 12 matches at their home and outside pitches. The top 4 teams will play as per the IPL-4 format's Play-Off. At last, the grand finale will be played on May 27th 2012. In IPL-5 Indian players were given maximum prioritize then that of foreign players. At the beginning of IPL, foreign players were given more precedence and auctioned with high mart. Though IPL is totally a domestic tournament, organized by BCCI; in IPL-4 and IPL-5, Indian players were specified with more weight and values. In IPL-4 Goutam Gambhir has been auctioned for Shahrukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders with a highest rate, i.e. 2.4 million dollar (around 11crore 4lac Indian rupees); whereas in IPL-5, All-Rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been auctioned with 2 million dollar (9.85crore Indian rupees) for Chennai Super Kings franchisee.

Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction 5's Player List

IPL 5 Auction
In the first three IPL season, Sachin Tendulkar, Peterson, Flintoff, and Pollard were being at first in auction by sold themselves in 4-6crore Indian rupees. Then, in IPL-4 Goutam Gambhir was being first with 11.4crore Indian rupees. Similarly in IPL-5 Auction, All-Rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been purchased by Shahrukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Rider with 9.85crore Indian rupees. Both Chennai Super Kings and Hyderabad Deccan Charges were fought to buy Jadeja; however at last as per Tie-breaker method, Chennai Super Kings won. The player list of IPL Auction 5 is mentioned here below:
  • Ravindra Jadeja (India) of $0.1 million price, purchased by Chennai Super Kings with $2 million.
  • Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) of $0.3 million price, purchased by: Delhi Daredevils with $1.4 million.
  • Vinay Kumar (India) of $0.1 million price, purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore with $1 million.
  • Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) of $0.4 million price, purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders with $0.9 million.
  • Sunil Narine (West Indies) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders with: $0.7 million.
  • Parthiv Patel (India) of $0.2 million price, purchased by Deccan Charges with $0.65 million.
  • Thisara Perera (Sri Lanka) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Mumbai Indians with $0.65 million.
  • RP Singh (India) of $0.2 million price, purchased by Mumbai Indians with $0.6 million.
  • Brad Hodge (Australia) of $0.2 million price, purchased by Rajasthan Royals with $0.475 million.
  • Andre Russell (West Indies) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Delhi Daredevils with $0.45 million.
  • Sreesanth (India) of $0.4 million price, purchased by Rajasthan Royals with $0.4 million.
  • Mitchell Johnson (Australia) of $0.3 million price, purchased by Mumbai Indians with $0.3 million.
  • Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) of $0.2 million price, purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore with $0.22 million.
  • Azhar Mahmood (England) of $0.1 million price, purchased by Kings XI Punjab with $0.2 million.
  • James Faulkner (Australia) of 0.1 million price, purchased by Kings XI Punjab with $0.19 million.
  • Brad Hogg (Australia) of $0.1 million price, purchased by Rajasthan Royals with $0.18 million.
  • Ramesh Powar (India) of $0.1 million price, purchased by Kings XI Punjab with $0.16 million.
  • Robin Peterson (South Africa) of $0.1 million price, purchased by Mumbai Indians with $0.1 million.
  • Darren Bravo (West Indies) of $0.1 million price, purchased by Deccan Charges with $0.1 million.
  • Daniel Harris (Australia) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Deccan Charges with $0.07 million.
  • Marchant de Lange (South Africa) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders with $0.05 million.
  • Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa) of 0.05 million price, purchased by Mumbai Indians with $0.05 million.
  • Dinesh Chandimal (Sri Lanka) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Rajasthan Royals with $0.05million.
  • Doug Bracewell (New Zealand) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Delhi Daredevils with $0.05 million.
  • Kevon Cooper (West Indies) of $0.05 million price, purchased by Rajasthan Royals with $0.05 million.


Indian Premier League (IPL) Season-5 Match Schedule


To read the match schedule of Indian Premier League IP-5 please refer the link given below.
Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 Season-5


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