New Delhi, Feb. 18 -- IPL "mini-auction" is underway and 291 players will be listed this year. The cricketers have been shortlisted by the eight franchises. A total of 164 Indian players, 125 overseas players, and 3 players from associate nations will be a part of the mini-auction. England pacer Mark Wood withdrew from the auction at the end moment.

After an intense bidding war, Rajasthan Royals roped in Chris Morris for a whopping Rs.16.25 cr, this has turned out to be the highest-ever bid. The player had a base prize of Rs.75 lakh.

English cricketer, Dawid Malan has managed to fetch a price of Rs.1.5 crore in a bid by Punjab Kings whileAlex Carey, Sam Billings and Kusal Perera go unsold.

Australia batsman Steve Smith on Wednesday was...