The auction of players meant for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 has begun. A Telugu sportsperson Hanuma Vihari hailing from Kakinada was the first player to be sold at the auction for Rs 2 crore to Delhi Capitals. According to the reports, the 25-year-old all-rounder Vihari had a base price of INR 50 Lakh and after the bidding war with Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Mumbai Indians (MI). Vihari is currently with Indian cricket team in Australia. Yuvaraj Singh, Manoj Tiwari and Pujara are yet to be picked up any franchise.