IPL 2017 auction: Ben Stokes is the toast of the memes

We've curated the best of the memes posted on social media after the auction. Have a good laugh!

Published: 20th February 2017 07:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2017 08:14 PM   |  A+A-

England all-rounder Ben Stokes (File | AP)

By Online Desk

The Indian Premier League season brings not only non-stop drama, entertainment and that gleeful combination of Bollywood-meets-cricket, it also gives enough fodder to the meme mills. Whole teams of meme creators seem to be hard at work already, much to the delight of the internet-savvy generation. 

As the IPL auction took place today and England's vice-captain Ben Stokes was sold for a whopping Rs. 14.5 crores. Immediately, people started posting memes across Twitter and Facebook. Here are some of the best ones we've curated. 

1.  Ben Stokes was undoubtedly the highlight of the auction as people took turns guessing how he would've reacted to his price.  

2. The Pakistan-baiters found a way to make fun of their super league

3. Virender Sehwag went down the same road.

4. When Ben becomes Gujarat's own.

5. The reactions of Pakistan Super League players were also a hot topic.

6. Poor lad, Ben Stokes

7. Somebody give this man a medal already!

8. IPL might have just helped out Britain's economy post-Brexit.

9. A lot of enterprising options for Ben Stokes right now.

10. I have a Ben, I have an apple, UH! Apple-Ben

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