SOLD OUT: Dhoni, Kohli and Other Big Winners from the IPL Retention

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SOLD OUT: Dhoni, Kohli and Other Big Winners from the IPL Retention

Illustration: Shruti Yatam

 

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oward the end of January every year, the country’s most privileged sports enthusiasts, aka the IPL team owners, get together to have their annual dick-measuring contest. Some also call this contest the IPL Players’ Auction. The event involves a display of wealth that would put a Dilli wedding to shame, interspersed with cricketing banter from the game’s veterans. Before this event however, a grocery list of sportsmen for sale is prepared for the owners. A short while ago, we learnt of the sportsmen who would be debarred from being on this list based on their level of talent *cough *starpower* cough* being too high. Let’s analyse these folks:

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