Colin de Grandhomme during the recent T20 against South Africa. All images: www.photosport.nz

Colin de Grandhomme earns late IPL call-up

One of the world's most action-packed tournaments gets underway this week, with players from around the world travelling to India for the IPL. A total of ten current BLACKCAPS will feature in this year’s competition.

Check out who is where and what they went for!

New contracts:

Colin de Grandhomme
Team: Kolkata Knight Riders
Price: $62,000
Where they finished last year: Semi-finalists
Key teammates: Trent Boult, Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn

Trent Boult
Team: Kolkata Knight Riders
Price: $1.04 million
Where they finished last year: Semi-finalists
Key teammates: Gautam Gambhir, Sunil Narine, Chris Lynn, Colin de Grandhomme

Corey Anderson
Team: Delhi Daredevils
Price: $208,000
Where they finished last year: 6th  
Key teammates: Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Kagiso Rabada, Mohammed Shami

Lockie Ferguson
Team: Rising Pune Supergiants
Price: $104,000
Where they finished last year: 7th  
Key teammates: Steve Smith, Faf du Plessis, Ravi Ashwin, Ben Stokes, MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane

Matt Henry
Team: Kings XI Punjab
Price: $104,000
Where they finished last year: 8th  
Key teammates: Martin Guptill, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Murali Vijay

Martin Guptill
Team: Kings XI Punjab
Price: $104,000
Where they finished last year: 8th
Key teammates: Matt Henry, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Murali Vijay

Retained:

Kane Williamson
Team: Sunrisers Hyderabad
Where they finished last year: 5th
Key teammates: David Warner, Shikhar Dhawan, Ben Laughlin, Yuvraj Singh

Tim Southee & Mitchell McClenaghan
Team: Mumbai Indians
Where they finished last year: 5th
Key teammates: Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Mitchell Johnson, Lasith Malinga

Adam Milne
Team: Royal Challenges Bangalore
Where they finished last year: Runners-up
Key teammates: AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli, Tymal Mills, Shane Watson

Notable Contracts:

Ben Stokes will be joining Lockie Ferguson at Stephen Fleming’s Rising Pune Supergiants, with the New Zealand born English allrounder fetching a casual $3.02 million.

Auckland Aces English import Tymal Mills impressed while he was in the City of Sails, enough to get the left-arm quick a $2.49 million payday playing for Daniel Vettori’s Royal Challengers Bangalore.

Ben Laughlin finished the McDonald’s Super Smash as the highest dot-ball percentage bowler in the competition, helping the right-arm quick get picked up by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for $62,500.

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