Bangalore,12 Feb (PTI): Kevin Pietersen has been bought by the Delhi Daredevils team for $1.5m (£900,000) in the Indian Premier League auction in the southern Indian city of Bangalore.
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The 33-year-old is available for the entire tournament for the first time after being discarded by England.
India’s Yuvraj Singh has been bought for a record $2.2m by Royal Challengers Bangalore.
A total of 514 players are on sale for the seventh edition of the tournament.
Pietersen played last season for the Delhi side – but they chose not to retain him because of his expected international commitments. Each franchise has a spending cap of 600m rupees (£5.87m).