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People can’t stop from making fun of Kejriwal and controversial journalists even during the IPL auctions

The auction of players for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League commenced today.

The franchise based cricket tournament which commenced in 2008, has over the years been embroiled in serious controversies like spot fixing which resulted in a lifetime ban on former Indian International S Sreesanth. It also incredibly saw a two year ban getting slapped on IPL teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for alleged betting activities of their key officials.

Even after getting hit by such serious issue, the tournament still surprisingly continues to go on and the auction today saw a serious amount of cash getting splurged.

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A total of 578 players were up for grabs out of which Preity Zinta led Kings XI Punjab splashed Rs 11 crore for cricketer KL Rahul, Rs 7.6 crores on R Ashvin. Rajasthan Royals brought Ben Stokes for Rs 12.5 crores and Sunrisers Hyderabad bagged Manish Pandey for Rs 11 crores. Kolkata Knight Riders also decided to do major business by buying Chris Lynn for Rs 9.6 crores and Mitchell Starc for Rs 9.4 crores.

While many players were being sold for a premium, certain stars like Chris Gayle, Joe Root, Hashim Amla and Murli Vijay remained unsold.

Even though the IPL auction isn’t remotely related to the Indian political scene, let alone AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal, people joked about him in the auction’s backdrop:

People came up with other political jokes:

Even a section of media persons, who in the past have been embroiled in controversies, weren’t spared by the people:

And as usual there were general jokes:

It remains to be seen how this season of the tournament pans out and whether it manages to court some controversies like past years, which might mean a further explosion of jokes on Social Media.

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