IPL Auction: Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik and Kevin Pietersen get biggest pay packets 8 Photos . Updated: 12 Feb 2014, 12:20 PM IST Livemint Day 1 of the player auctions for the Indian Premie... moreDay 1 of the player auctions for the Indian Premier League 2014 saw a whopping `14 crore bid for Indian star Yuvraj Singh while among the international players Kevin Pietersen led the way, going to Delhi Daredevils for `9 crore. Here's a look at the most expensive players on the first morning of the auction 1/8Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh bought by Royal Challengers for `14 crore. Reuters 2/8Delhi Daredevils bought wicket keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik for `12.5 crore. 3/8Mahendra Singh Dhoni of Chennai Super Kings was retained by the team for `12.5 crores. AFP 4/8Delhi Daredevils bought former England captain Kevin Pietersen for a whopping `9 crore. AFP 5/8Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson was picked up by Kings XI Punjab, for `6.5crores. Reuters 6/8South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis was retained by Kolkata Knight Riders for `5.5crores. AFP 7/8The Mumbai Indians made a winning bid of `5 crores for Australian batsman Michael Hussey. Reuters 8/8Robin Uthappa was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for `5 crore.