IPL auction 2018: Funny tweets and memes flood internet

IPL 2018 Photograph:( Twitter )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 28, 2018, 07.11 AM (IST) Nikhil Pandey

The Indian Premier League (IPL) players' auction is back. The famous auctioneer Richard Madley again called the names of the cricketers and the eight franchises went into a furious bidding war in Bengaluru.

As many as 578 cricketers went under the hammer, which includes 360 Indian cricketers (62 capped and 298 uncapped) and 218 foreigners (182 capped, 34 uncapped and two from associate nations).

Eight teams- Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai Indians (MI), Chennai Superkings (CSK), Rajasthan Royals, (RR), Delhi Daredevils (DD), Kings XI Punjab (KXIIP), Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SH) took part in the auction. 

Here are the social media reactions pouring from users: 

Preity Zinta's fast bidding became the spotlight of most of the jokes and memes.

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