Former Indian captain and goalkeeper Bharat Chettri went unsold at the Hockey India League (HIL) players' auction in New Delhi on Sunday.
The Kalingpong boy had a reserve price of $18,550. Chettri, who led India at the London Olympics, was among those who were dropped from the Indian squad following their poor performance at the Olympics.
Goalie PR Sreejesh, with a reserve price of $13,900, was sold to Mumbai Magicians for $38,000, while P.T Rao, who made an impressive debut at the age of 34 at the Champions Trophy, was also sold to Mumbai for $17,000.
Rao had a reserve price of $5,600.