Defending champions Chennai Smashers retained Rio Games silver medallist PV Sindhu for Rs 48.75 lakh.
Saina Nehwal, was retained for Rs 41,25,000. She was retained by Awadhe Warriors for the base price of Rs 33 lakh last season.
K Srikanth will also play for his old team Awadhe Warriors after they used the ‘Right To Match’ card. He will get Rs 56,10,000.
Rio Olympics gold medallist Carolina Marin was picked up by Hyderabad Hunters, the team she played last season, for Rs 50 lakh.
India’s HS Prannoy was the costliest player after he was picked by Ahmedabad Smash Masters for Rs 62 lakh.
Women’s World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying, one of the nine icon players, was bought by Ahmedabad Smash Masters for Rs 52 lakh.
Chinese Taipei’s Tzu Wei Wang will be the icon player for North Eastern Warriors after he was bought for Rs 52 lakh.
Christinna Pedersen became the most expensive doubles player after she was picked up by Awadhe Warriors for Rs 42 lakh.