Kolkata, December 19: England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan made big money in the early part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions, going to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 5.25 crore here on Thursday.

Australia's big-hitting all-rounder Chris Lynn was bought for his base price of Rs 2 crore by defending champions Mumbai Indians. IPL 2020 Player Auction: Glenn Maxwell Bought For Whopping Rs 10.75 Crore By Kings XI Punjab, Australian All-Rounder's Base Price Was 2 Crore!

The seasoned Robin Uthappa was bagged by inaugural edition winners Rajasthan Royals for Rs 3 crore, but the Indian Test specialist duo of Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihara went unsold. A total of 338 players are going under the hammer at the auction.

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