The Indian players' auction for the 2017 Indian Super League concluded last evening with a lot of variety of fanfare.
156 domestic players were bought by the 10 teams of ISL, which spent a record amount of Rs. 48.85 crore.
With a drastic increase in the players' salary, let us have a look at the major highlights of the auction.
India's opening batsman Lokesh Rahul has been ruled out of first test against Sri Lanka due to viral fever. The test starts from 26 July at Galle .
Rahul has been battling with injuries throughout his career and was out for a long time to recover from a shoulder injury.
In his absence, let us see what could be India's playing XI at Galle.
India's HS Prannoy trumped over fellow countryman Parupalli Kashyap to clinch the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament.
Prannoy won the match 21-15, 20-22, 21-12 in one hour and five minutes to lift his third grand prix gold title.
It was the second time this year that two Indians met in a summit clash of a badminton tournament.