Cricket turns “commercial” with IPL auction 2

Cricket turns “commercial” with IPL auction

There was phase in India when sports and sportsmen were never paid heed either by masses or by classes. The time has changed considerably and now Cricket is like “religion” in INDIA and players are like gods to their audiences. IPL has shown that cricket player’s worth in billions and players from worldwide got spotlight as renowned industrialists and film stars bid for their favorite cricket stars. It will certainly be filling pockets of our players but might not eradicate the authenticity of sports from cricket field. Team India ODI Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni proved to be costliest player of the lot while Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds followed him in the list.