Top five steal deals of IPL Mini Auction 2024

Cricket news: Casting a closer look at the top five steal deals that were done by various franchise owners during the IPL Mini Auction 2024 on the 19th of December in Dubai.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders stole the spot light during the IPL Mini Auction 2024 on Tuesday. These two teams along with Gujarat Titans had a lot of money to play with. 


The other seven teams also spent a lot of money but some of the players best deals of the day. The players who were brought for a bargain price were anticipated to go for a huge sum of money.

In this article, we take a closer look at the top five steal deals of IPL Mini Auction 2024. 

Gerald Coetzee – Mumbai Indians – INR 5 Crores



Young South African pacer, Gerald Coetzee was one of the best bowlers during ODI World Cup 2023. It was speculated that the 23-year-old could get one of the biggest bids during the IPL Mini Auction 2024. Mumbai Indians played it smart and picked up the young seamer for just INR 5 Crores. This was considered as one of the best steal deals of the night by many fans.

Harry Brook – Delhi Capitals – INR 4 Crores



After being released by Sunrisers Hyderabad, Harry Brook re-entered himself in the IPL Mini Auction 2024. Delhi Capitals managed to nick one of the best young batters in cricket right now for a meager INR 4 Crores. The result was indeed a steal deal for Delhi Capitals for such a fine batter who already has scored an IPL ton. 

Rachin Ravindra – Chennai Super Kings – INR 1.8 Crores


Acknowledged as New Zealand’s best player during the ODI World Cup, Rachin Ravindra was set to create a bidding war. Once his name came up during the IPL Mini Auction 2024, most of the teams waited for the other to make a move. Just as it seemed he was going to be unsold, Chennai Super Kings sprang into action. With a final price of INR 1.8 Crores the young Kiwi turned out to be the best steal deal.  

Wanindu Hasaranga – Sunrisers Hyderabad – INR 1.5 Crores


On a night when SRH was setting IPL Mini Auction 2024, on fire with huge bids Wanindu Hasaranga found himself a new home. The talented Sri Lankan player was brought for a price of INR 1.5 Crores to show the smart business acumen of the SRH ownership.

Tristan Stubbs – Delhi Capitals – INR 50 Lakhs


The young Proteas player was part of the Mumbai Indians setup for the past two years. After being released the youngster put his name up yet again for a second crack. Tristan Stubbs is not only a great batter but also a dependable wicketkeeper and useful spin bowler. Delhi Capitals used this chance to buy the three-dimensional cricketer for INR 50 Lakhs in a blatant daylight steal deal. 

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