The much-awaited IPL auction for the 2017 season is now going on in Bangalore. Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills were the hottest picks among the eight franchises, and both the players were sold out after intense bidding. The Pune Supergiants bought Stokes for a whopping 2.16 million USD, while Tymal Mills succeeded in grabbing 1.8 million USD.

Will Stokes bring luck to the Pune Supergiants?

This is for the first time that Ben Stokes is competing in the IPL, and in his debut season, the English all-rounder emerged as the highest paid International player in the history of Indian Premier League. The bidding race for Stokes have almost evacuated the wallet of Pune, and the bank broken management will be entirely out of the show in the coming hours.

Tymal Mills: The Big recruit in Royal Challengers Bangalore

For Royal Challengers, Tymal Mills will be the trump card in this tournament. Considered to be one of the most explosive fast bowlers in modern day cricket, the presence of Mills in the lineup will surely elevate the morale of Virat Kohli and boys.

Loads of Talent in Delhi Daredevils

Captain Zaheer Khan is quite hopeful about the team's journey in this season as their lineup is comprised of big names like Patrick Cummins, Kagiso Rabada, Angelo Mathews, Corey Anderson, M Ashwin and Patrick Bawne.

Eoin Morgan leads the battle for Kings XI Punjab

Eoin Morgan, the English Captain, will be the spinal cord of Kings Xi Punjab in this tournament.

With Murali Vijay in the role of the skipper, the team also has some raw talents like Matt Henry, Varun Aaron, Rahul Tewatia, and T Natarajan.

Kolkata Knight Riders

Unlike the previous years, Kolkata Knight Riders' team management has spent wisely this year, and as of now, they have bought Trent Boult, Chris Woakes, and Rishi Dhawan.

Gujarat Lions rely on local players

The Gujarat Lions team have too spent wisely, and they have bought local players like Manpreet Gony, Nathu Singh, Basil Thampi, and Tejas Baroka.

Mitchell Johnson comes back to Mumbai Indians

Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson is making his way back to the Mumbai Indians team. The inclusion of young West Indian fast bowler Nicholas will add up the strength of the Mumbai Indians pace attack.

Sunrisers Hyderabad spends less, but wisely

As of now, Sunrisers Hyderabad has bought Tanmay Agarwal, Pravin Tambe, and Mohammed Nabi.

Where to watch live

Sony Six and Sony Six HD are telecasting the auctions in India. Internet users can visit Hotstar streaming service to enjoy the live streaming.

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