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IPL 2018 Auction, Day 2 Highlights: Jaydev Unadkat hits jackpot, Chris Gayle finally settles in KXIP

Jaydev Unadkat became the most expensive Indian at this year's IPL after he was bought by RR at a whopping Rs 11.50 crore while West Indian Chris Gayle - unsold twice - was picked up by KXIP at his base price of Rs 2 crore.

Reported by: India TV Sports Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: January 28, 2018 16:55 IST ]
File - Jaydev Unadkat (L), Chris Gayle (R)

 
IPL Auction 2018 Live Updates, Day 2: Indian fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat claimed a whopping Rs 11.5 crore deal with the usually thrifty Rajasthan Royals even as South African pace ace Dale Steyn went unsold on the second day of the IPL 2018 Players Auction in Bengaluru on Sunday. The Royals, known for their wise spending, splurged some more to also clinch Karnataka off-spinner Krishnappa Gowtham for Rs 6.2 crore. Unadkat became the costliest Indian buy at the auction so far with his price skyrocketing to Rs 11.5 crore from a base price of Rs 1.5 crore after a bidding war between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab. Rajasthan Royals, however, had the last laugh. Royals had also made the auction's most expensive buy yesterday, picking up England all-rounder Ben Stokes for Rs 12.5 crore. Their another costly purchase was offie Gowtham, who was sold for 31 times his base price of Rs 20 lakh. (LIVE UPDATES, DAY 2IPL 2018 DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTS)

IPL AUCTION 2018 HIGHLIGHTS FROM BENGALURU

# Javon Searles sold to KKR for Rs 30 lakh. 

# Manzoor Dar sold to Punjab at an opening bid of Rs 20 lakh.

# Australian cricketer Jack Wildermuth goes unsold. His base price was Rs 20 lakh. 

# Baba Indrajeet (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold.

# J&K's UmaeNazir Mir (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

4:06 pm: Dineshan Nidheesh sold at opening bid of Rs 20 lakh to MI.

# Pratyush Singh (base price Rs 20 lakh) remains unsold.

# Dushmantha Chameera sold to RR at opening bid of Rs 50 lakh.

# Indian bowler Ashoke Dinda (Rs 50 lakh base price) goes unsold. 

# Afghani player Najibullah Zadran goes unsold (base price Rs 50 lakh).

# Vikas Tokar (base price Rs 20 lakh) again goes unsold.

# Baba Aparajith (base price Rs 20 lakh) again goes unsold.

# Varun Aaron (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold. 

# NZ's Martin Guptill (base price Rs 75 lakh). up for auction for the third time. He, however, remains unsold.

3:59 pm: Charis Gayle again up for sale. His bidding price starts at Rs 2 crore. Finally, West Indies explosive left-hand batsman was signed by Punjab. He had gone unsold twice.

3:35 pm: It's a short break at Ritz-Carlton before the final session. 

3:34 pm: Second accelerated bidding session concludes. 

# Pawan Deshpande (base price Rs 20 lakh) signed by RCB at bidding rate.

3:32 pm: Aryaman Birla sold to RR for Rs 30 lakh. His base price was Rs 20 lakh. 

# Jatin Saxena (base rate Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Sagar Trivedi goes unsold. His minimum bidding rate was Rs 20 lakh. 

# Chaitanya Bishnoi up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. He was sold to CSK at bidding rate. 

# Uncapped bowler Mano Singh sold to CSK at Rs 20 lakh.

3:30 pm: Australian all-rounder goes unsold. He was up sale at Rs 20 lakh.

# Afghanistan's fast bowler Gulbadin Naib (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold. 

3:28 pm: Dineshan Nidheesh (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Kshitiz Sharma sold to CSK at Rs 20 lakh.

# Bangladeshi all rounder Mehedi Hasan sold at opening bid of Rs 20 lakh to SRH. 

# Dushmanta Chamira (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold.

# Fast bowler Mohsin Khan (19) bought by MI at opening bidding rate of Rs 20 lakh. 

# Himmant SIngh (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# All rounder Mahipal Lomror sold at opening bid of Rs 20 lakh to RR. 

3:23 pm: Akash Bhandari (base price Rs 20 lakh) sold to Punjab at opening bidding rate.

Uncapped batsman Chirag Gandhi (base rate Rs 20 lakh) unsold. 

# English player Mark Wood (base price Rs 1.50 cr) signed by CSK at bidding rate.

# Kesrick Williams (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold. 

# SA's Dane Paterson (Rs 50 lakh base price) goes unsold. 

# Sadiq Kirmani (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Wicketkeeper Hardik Desai up sale at Rs 20 lakh. He goes unsold as well. 

# Lalit Yadav is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. he remains unsold. 

3:17 pm: All-rounder Anukul Roy (19), base price Rs 20 lakh, sold to Mumbai Indians at bidding rate.

# MayankDagar (base price Rs 20 lakh) signed by Punjab at bidding rate. 

# Australian cricketer Jhye Richardson (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold. 

# SL all-rounder Thisara Perera (base price Rs 50 lakh) remains unsold. 

# Uncapped sinner Pradeep Sahu (base price Rs 20 lakh) sold to Punjab at bidding rate.

# Vikas Tokas (base price Rs 20 lakh) remains unsold. 

3:13 pm: Smit Patel (base price Rs 20 lakh), remains unsold. 

# Eklavya Dwivedi (base price of Rs 40 lakh) goes unsold.  

# Uncapped batsman R Samarth (base price of Rs 20 lakh) remains unsold. 

3:11 pm: Akhila Dananjaya of SL (base price Rs 50 lakh) sold to MI at bidding rate. 

# Australian fast bowler Ben Laughling up for sale at Rs 50 lakh. RR signed him at bidding rate. 

# Varun Aaron (base price Rs 50 lakh) remains unsold. 

# Luke Rounchi of NZ (base price Rs 75 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Tom Lathan (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold. 

3:08 pm: English cricketer David Willey (base price Rs 2 crore) goes unsold. 

Mayank Markandey signed by MI at Rs 20 lakh (base price). 

# Mihir Hirwani (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Yuvraj Chudasama (base price Rs 20 lakh) remains unsold. 

# CM Gautam (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

3:05 pm: Johnson Charles of WI goes unsold. His bidding price was Rs 75 lakh. 

# Sayan Ghosh (base price Rs 20 lakh) sold to DD at bidding rate. 

# Bipul Sharma (base price Rs 20 lakh) signed by SRH at bidding rate. He bats left-handed and bowls slow left-arm orthodox.

3:02 pm: Praveen Dubey (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# SA's Dale Steyn (base price Rs 1 cr) remains unsold. 

# Correy Anderson of NZ (base price Rs 2 crore) remains unsold. 

3 pm: Shaun Marsh of Australia remains unsold. He was up for auction at Rs 1.50 crore. 

# Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore (Base Price Rs 20 Lakh) remains unsold.

# Wicketkeeper Aditya Tare (base price Rs 20 lakh) sold to MI at bidding price. 

2:58 pm: Nikhil Naik goes unsold (base price Rs 20 lakh).

# Prashant Chopra signed by RR for Rs 20 lakh.

2:57 pm: Siddhesh Lad is up for auction at Rs 20 lakh. The right-hand batsman was sold to MI at base price. 

2:56 pm: New Zealand bowler Ish Sodi (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold on the day as well. 

2:55 pm: New Zealand cricketer Tim Southee has been signed by RCB at Rs 1 crore.

2:54 pm: Mitchell Johnson of Australia (base price Rs 2 crore) has been bought by KKR at the bidding price. 

2:52 pm: Wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel's bidding starts at Rs 1 crore. He was unsold yesterday. On day 2, he was signed by RCB at Rs 1.70 crore.

2:51 pm: Naman Ojha goes under the hammer on day 2. His bidding price starts at Rs 75 lakh. DD bought him at Rs 1.40 crore. On day 1, Ojha had gone unsold. 

2:50 pm: Wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Williams of England (base price Rs 1 crore). CSK has signed him at the minimum bidding price. 

2:49 pm: India's Test specialist Murali Vijay is up for auction. His base price is Rs 2 crore. CSK has signed him at the base price. He was unsold on the day 1. 

2: 48 pm: Martin Guptill of New Zealand (base price Rs 75 lakh) goes unsold for the second consecutive day. 

2:46 pm: Chris Gayle up for sale again at Rs 2 crore. Yesterday, he had gone unsold. The left-hand batsman once again failed to find anyone bidding for him. 

1:40 pm: It's lunch-time at Ritz-Carlton

# 19-yr-old all-rounder Utkarsh Singh is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. He remains unsold. 

# Shubham Ranjan goes unsold (Rs 20 lakh). 

# Aryaman Birla (Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. The 20-year-old left-handed batsman had been representing Madhya Pradesh in the Under-23 Col CK Nayudu Trophy.

# Mithun AS was signed by RR for Rs 20 lakh. 

# Anthony Das goes unsold (base price Rs 20 lakh).

# Sagar Trivedi (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

1:36 pm: Anirudha Joshi (base price of Rs 20 lakh) was signed by RCB at bidding price.

# Akhil Herdwadkar goes unsold. 

# Fawad Ahmed (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Monu Singh (Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Australian all-rounder Jack Wildermuth (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Michael Naser (Rs 40 lakh) remains unsold. 

# Rajat Bhatiya (Rs 40 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Ben Wheeler goes unsold.

# Aaron Summers goes unsold. 

# English player Tom Helm (base price Rs 40 lakh) remains unsold. 

# Pratyush Singh (Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Bangladeshi player Mehedi Hasan goes unsold (base price Rs 20 lakh) 

# Dushmantha Chameera of SL (base price Rs 50 ) goes unsold. 

# Kyle Abott of Aus (base price Rs 50 lakh) remains unsold. 

# SA's David Wise (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Himmat Singh (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. He is an all-rounder. 

# 16-year-old Riyan Parag is up sale at Rs 20 lakh. He remains unsold. 

# Chirag Gandhi (bas price Rs 20 lakh) foes unsold. 

# English cricketer Mark Wood (Rs 1.50 cr base price) goes unsold. 

# Dane Paterson (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold.

# SA all-rounder Lucky Phehlukwayo (base price Rs 50 lakh)  goes unsold.

# Lalit Yadav (21) is up for sale at Ra 20 lakh. He remains unsold.

# Vivek Singh (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

1:25 pm:  Dhruv Shorey is up sale at Rs 20 lakh. he was signed by CSk at the opening bid. 

# Kanishk Seth (base price Rs 20). CSK signed him at base price. 

# Annukul Roy (19) is an all-rounder. He is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. 

# Mayank Dagar (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Sharad Lumba (base price Rs 20 lakh) up for sale. He was signed by MI at base price. 

# Jhye Richardson of Australia goes unsold. 

# Australia's Joel Paris (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold.

1:20 pm: SA's Lungisani up for sale at Rs 50 lakh. CSK signs him at base price. 

# Morne Morkel (base price Rs 75 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Abhimanyu Mithun (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Matt Henry goes unsold.

# Marchant De Lange goes unsold (base price Rs 75 lakh).

# Seldon Kartel goes unsold. 

# JJ Smuts goes unsold. 

# Sri Lankan player Thisara Perera goes unsold (Rs 50 lakh base price). 

1:15 pm: Jason Holder (base price Rs 1.50 crore) goes unsold. He is an all-rounder cricketer and the current captain of West Indies Test and ODI team. 

# Andre Fletcher is up for sale at Rs 50 lkah. He plays internationally for the West Indies. He remains unsold. 

# Abhishek Sakuja (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold.

1:14 pm: Nepali skipper Sandeep Laminchhane sold to DD at Rs 20 lakh (base price).

# Vikas Tokas (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

# Ishan Porel (19) is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. He remains unsold.

1:10 pm: KM Asif is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. The right-arm medium-pacer was sold to CSK for Rs 40 lakh.

1:05 pm: Australia's Ben Dwarshuis (base price Rs 20 lakh) was signed by Punjab for Rs 1.40 crore. He is a left-arm fast-medium pacer.

 # Mahesh Rawat (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold.

1:04 pm: Smit Patel goes unsold (Rs 20 lakh) 

1:02 pm: Shreevats Goswami is a left-hand opening batsman and a wicketkeeper. He is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. SRH signed Goswami for Rs 1 crore. Goswami has an impressive record in the domestic cricket this season.Goswami had played for RCB in the first three seasons of IPL.In 4th edition, Goswami was signed by the KKR. In the next edition, he moved to RR.

# Shashank Singh is an all-rounder. He is up for sale at Rs 20. He couldn't find anyone bidding for him today. 

1 pm: Uncapped all-rounder Atit Sheth is up sale at Rs 20 lakh. He has, however, gone unsold. 

12:59 pm: Akshdeep Nath (Rs 20 lakh base price) is up for auction. Nath was sold to KXIP for Rs 1 crore. A right-hand batsman and occasional right-arm medium pacer, Nath plays for UP in domestic cricket. 

12:56 pm: Shreyas Gopal is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. He is an all-rounder. RR signed him at base price. 

# Tajinder Dhillon (base price of Rs 20 lakh) is under the hammer. RR and MI are up in the race for this all-rounder. He plays for Rajasthan in domestic cricket. MI signed him for Rs 55 lakh.

12:54 pm: South Africa's Cameron Delport is up for sale at Rs 30 lakh. KKR bought him at base price. He is a left-hand opening batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler. 

# Deepak Chahar (base price Rs 20 lakh) is up for sale. He is a right-arm medium-pace bowler. CSK signed Chahar for Rs 80 lakh. He was part of Rising Pune Supergiants squad in last season. He plays for Rajasthan in domestic cricket. 

# Uncapped all-rounder Baba Aparajith (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Virat Singh (20) goes unsold. His base price was Rs 20 lakh.

# Amandeep Khare goes unsold (base price Rs 20 lakh).

12:49 am: Unmukt Chand is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. he remains unsold. 

# Harpreet Bhatia (base price of Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. He is a left-hand batsman and right-arm medium pacer.

12:48 pm: Tanmay Agarwal, a left-handed top-order batsman, was sold to SRK for Rs 20 lakh.

12:44 pm: Australian cricketer Andrew Tye's sale starts at Rs 1 crore. Tye is famous for knuckle ball. Perhaps this is the reason why Chennai and Punjab are bidding high for him. Tye was finally sold to Pretity Zinta co-owned team for Rs 7.20 lakh. He had played for Gujarat Lions in the previous season. 

12:43 pm: Billy Stanlake of Australia was sold to SRH for Rs 50 lakh (base price). 

12:40 pm: Capped Indian fast bowler Barinder Sran is up for sale at Rs 50 lakh. Chennai and Punjab are locked into the bidding war to sign this left-arm medium-pacer. Punjab finally signed Sran at Rs 2.20 crore.  

# Adam Milne of New Zealand goes unsold (Rs 75 lakh base price).

12:39 pm: Tymal Mills of England is under the hammer at Rs 1 crore. He has, however, gone unsold. RCB had in 2017 signed him for Rs 12 crore. 

# Australia's fast bowler Ben Laughlin (Rs 50 lakh base price) goes unsold. 

12:37 pm: Lockie Ferguson of New Zealand goes unsold. He was up for sale at Rs 75 lakh.

12:33 pm: Australian fast bowler Jason Behrendorff is up for sale at Rs 1 crore. MI signed him for Rs 1.50 crore. 

# Sreenath Aravind goes unsold. He was carrying a base price of Rs 50 lakh.

# India's Varun Aaron goes unsold. He is right-arm fast bowler. 

# Luke Ronchi of New Zealand goes unsold (Rs 75 lakh base price) .

12:31 pm: Kusal Perera is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He goes unsold. 

# Tom Latham (50 Lakh) - Unsold

# David Willey of England goes unsold.

12:29 pm: Mitchell Santner of New Zealand was sold to CSK for Rs 50 lakh.

# Rovman Powell of West Indies goes unsold. The all-rounder was up for auction at Rs 50 lakh.

12:27 pm: Chris Jordan is a Barbadian-English cricketer. The right-arm fast bowler was sold to SRH for Rs 1 crore (base price).

12:27 pm: John Hastings goes unsold. 

12:26 pm: JP Duminy of South Africa is under the hammer. He carries a base price of Rs 1 crore. MI signed him at base price. 

# Hilton Cartwright of Australia (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold

# Ashton Agar (Base Price Rs 20 Lakh) goes unsold. 

12:24 pm: South African btsman Aiden Markram (base price Rs 50 goes unsold

12:21 pm: Zahir Khan of Afghanistan is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. Zahir, a chinaman, is 19. He was sold to RR for Rs 60 lakh. 

12:21 pm: Mayank Markandey goes unsold. His minimum bidding price was Rs 20 lakh. 

# Mihir Hirwani (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

# Jagdish Narayn goes under the hammer. He was sold to CSK for Rs 20 lakh. 

# Kedar Devdhar goes unsold. 

# Nicholas Pooran (base price Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold.

# Niroshan Dickwella (base price 50 lakh) unsold.

12:17 pm: Johnson Charles goes unsold. He plays for West Indies as wicketkeeper-batsman.

12:12 pm: Another set of auction is over. It's time for 15-minute short break at Ritz-Carlton.

Uncapped Fast Bowlers 

12:01 pm: Nathu Singh goes under the hammer at Rs 20 lakh. He has, however, gone unsold.

12 noon: Anureet Singh Kathuria is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and right-handed batsman. He is up for sale at Rs 30 lakh. RR bought him at the base price. 

11:55 am: Pradeep Sangwan is up sale at Rs 30 lakh. Mumbai and Delhi are heating up the bidding war for Pradeep. Finally, he was signed by Mumbai Indians for Rs 1.50 crore after Delhi decided to withdraw from the race. He had impressed all by his performance in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He had previously played for KKR. He represents Delhi in first-class cricket.

11:55 am: Sayan Ghosh goes unsold. In 2017, he was bought by KKR for Rs 10 lakh.

11:54 am: Ishwar Pandey goes unsold. He was carrying a base price of Rs 20 lakh. Pandey plays for Madhya Pradesh in domestic cricket.

Uncapped All Rounders 

11:52 am: Swapnil Singh (base price Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. 

11:51 am: Bipul Sharma is up for sale. His base price is Rs 20 lakh. He couldn't find anyone bidding for him today. He bats left-handed and bowls slow left-arm orthodox. 

11:50 am: Abhishek Sharma, 20, is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. SRH has opened the bid at the base price. DD signed him for Rs 55 lakh. 

11:48 am: Paveen Dubey (base price of Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. RCB had in 2016 signed him for for Rs 35 lakh. Dubey plays for Karnataka in domestic cricket. He is a right-handed batsman and leg break googly bowler.

11:44 am: Indian player Shivam Mavi is up for sale at Rs 20 lakh. The 19-year-old will play for KKR in this season. He was sold at Rs 3 crore. Mavi had showcased consistent performances for the U-19 team.

11:43 am: Ankit Sharma sold to RR for Rs 20 lakh (base price). He is a left-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. He had played for Rising Pune Supergiants in the previous season.

Uncapped Batsmen

11:41 am: Manjot Kalra carries a minimum bidding price of Rs 20 lakh. He was sold to DD for Rs 20 lakh. The 19-year-old bats left-hand.

11:40 am: Sachin Baby was sold to the maiden bidder SRH for Rs 20 lakh (base price). RCB had bought him for Rs 10 lakh in last season.

11:37 am: Rinku Singh's bidding price starts at Rs 20 lakh. The left-hand batsman and occasional right-arm off break bowler was bought by KKR for Rs 80 lakh. Singh plays for Uttar Pradesh in domestic cricket.

11:36 am: Apoorv Wankhade (base price of Rs 20 lakh) was sold to KK at base price. He made his first-class debut for Vidarbha in the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy.

11:35 am: Anmolpreet Singh carries a bidding price tag of Rs 20 lakh. The right-hand batsman goes unsold. 

Capped Spinners 

11:34 am: South African spinner Tabraiz Shamsi (base price of Rs 50 lakh) goes unsold . 

11:33 am: Pragyan Ojha goes unsold. He was carrying a minimum bidding price of Rs 50 lakh. Ojha is an attacking slow left-arm orthodox bowler.

11:32 am: Fawad Ahmed is a Pakistani Australian cricketer. He carries a minimum bidding price of Rs 50 lakh. He has, however, gone unsold. 

11:31 am: Australian spinner Nathan Lyon (base price of Rs 1.50 crore) goes unsold. 

11:25 am: Afghanistan's Mujeeb Zadran is up for sale at Rs 50 lakh. Afghanistan's spinning department is well known to the cricketing world. And perhaps this is the reason why many franchises including DD and Punjab are eager to sign him. Zadran was finally sold to Punjab for Rs 4 crore.The right-arm off break bowler was born in March 2001 -- thus becoming the first cricketer to play international cricket who was born in the 21st century. 

11:13 am: The first set of auction is over. It's time for a short break at Ritz-Carlton.

Capped Fast Bowlers 

11:11 am: Dale Steyn of South African goes unsold. he was carrying a bidding price tag of Rs 1 crore. 

11:08 am: Shardul Thakur carries a base price tag of Rs 75 lakh. He is up for auction now. He was sold to Chennai for Rs 2.60 crore. In 2017, he had played for Rising Pune Supergiants.

11:06 am: Trent Boult of New Zealand is up for sale at Rs 1.50 crore. DD sign him for this season at Rs 2.20 crore. KKR had bought him for Rs 5 crore in the previous season.

10:59 am: Jaydev Unadkat's bidding starts at Rs 1.50 cr. Chennai and Punjab are locked into an intense bidding war for him. Rising Pune Supergiant had bought him for Rs 30 lakh in last season. He had picked a last over hat-trick to help his side register a sensational win over defending champions SRH. After Chennai decided to withdraw from the bidding race, it was almost certain that Punjab will sign him. But at the last moment, Rajasthan Royals reignited the battle by throwing a hefty price of Rs 11.50 crore. Unadkat -- left arm medium-fast bower was finally sold to RR for Rs 11.50 core. With this, he has become the most expensive Indian athlete and second most expensive overall after Ben Stokes (Rs 12.50 crore) in this season. 

10:57 am: Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile is up for auction. His bid opens at Rs 1.50 crore. Nathan was bought by RCB for Rs 2.20 cr. Last season, KKR had bought him for Rs 3.50 crore. 

10:53 am: Mohammed Siraj is up for sale at Rs 1 crore. RBC bought Siraj for Rs 2.60 crore. The right-arm fast-medium pacer was bagged by Hyderabad for Rs 2.60 crore last year. 

10:51 am: R Vinay Kumar (base price of Rs 1 crore) sold to Kolkata Knight Riders at base price.

10:46 am: Sandeep Sharma is up for sale at Rs 50 lakh. Sharma, who plays domestic cricket for Punjab, was sold to SRH for Rs 3 crore. Punjab had bought this right-arm medium pace bowler for Rs 85 lakh in last season. 

10:42 am: Mohit Sharma, who carries a minimum price tag of Rs 1.50, was initially sold to CSK for Rs 2.40 cr. But before any final announcement was made, Punjab exercised the RTM Card to retain him. Punjab had bought him for Rs 6.50 crore in last season.

10:40 am: Dhawal Kulkarni goes under the hammer at a minimum bidding price of Rs 50 lakh. The right arm medium-pace bowler and right-handed lower order batsman was initially sold to RCB for Rs 75 lakh. But before any final announcement was made, RR exercised the RTM Card to retain Kulkarni. GL had bought him for Rs 2 crore in last edition of the cricketing extravaganza. 

Capped All-Rounders 

10:39 am: Rishi Dhawan is up for sale at a minimum price of Rs 50 lakh. He has, however, gone unsold. He had played for Punjab in the previous season.

10:37 am: Mohammad Nabi of Afghanistan is up for sale at Rs 50 lakh. He is a right-handed batsman and off-break bowler. Nabi was sold to SRH for Rs 1 crore. He had played for SRH in the last edition. 

10:33 am: Ben Cutting of Australia is up for sale at Rs 1 crore. RCB, SRH and Punjab are engaged in bidding war. MI also joined the bidding race. Cutting was finally sold to MI for Rs 2.20 crore after other decided to withdraw. Cutting is a hard-hitting player and known for the speciality of hitting big shots in death overs.

10:32 am: Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques (base price of Rs 1.50 crore) goes unsold. 

10:31 am: Corey Anderson of New Zealand goes unsold. He was carrying a minimum bidding price of Rs 2 crore. 

10:28 am: Gurkeerat Singh is up for auction. His bidding starts at Rs 50 lakh. The lower-order batsman was sold to DD for Rs 75 lakh. Punjab had bought for Rs 1.30 crore in the previous season. He is a right-handed batsman and off-break bowler.

10:27 am: Jayant Yadav is up for sale at Rs 50 lakh. Yadav bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off break. He was sold to DD at base price. He had last played for Delhi Daredevils.

10:25 am: Australian player Daniel Christian is up for sale at Rs 1 crore. He was sold to DD for Rs 1.50 crore. He is known as a powerful hitter. He also bowls medium pace. RSP had bought him for Rs 1 cr in last edition. 

10:21 am: Pawan Negi, who carries a minimum price tag of Rs 50 lakh, was initially sold to MI for Rs 1 crore. But before any final announcement was made, RCB exercised RTM Card to retain Negi. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. RCB had bought him in last season for Rs 1 crore. 

10:17 am: Washington Sundar (base price Rs 1.50 crore) is up for sale. He is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-spinner. RCB and Punjab are fighting to sign him for this IPL season. Sundar was sold to RCB for Rs 3.20 crore. He was part of India's Twenty20 international side for series against Sri Lanka in 2017. He was also a party of India's ODI squad for the same series.

Capped Batsmen 

10:15 am: Manoj Tiwary is up for sale at a minimum price of Rs 50 lakh. He was sold to Punjab for Rs 1 crore. The right-handed batsman represents Bengal in domestic cricket. Rising Pune Supergiants had bought him for Rs 50 lakh in last season. 

10:14 am: Colin Ingram is a South African cricketer. He has gone unsold. His base price was Rs 2 crore. 

10:13 am: Australian cricketer Travis Head up for sale at a base price of  Rs 1.50 crore. He has, however, gone unsold. He is a left-handed middle-order batsman.

10:10 am: Mandeep Singh is up for auction at Rs 50 lakh. An attacking right-hand batsman, Singh was sold to RCB for Rs 1.40 crore. 

10:09 am: West Indian batsman Lendl Simmons goes unsold. He was carrying a base price tag of Rs 1.50 crore.

10:09 am: Shaun Marsh of Australia goes unsold.

10:07 am: Eoin Morgan of England goes unsold. His base price was Rs 2 crore. The Irish cricketer captains the England cricket team in ODI and Twenty20 Internationals. He is left-handed batsman.

10:06 am: England batsman Alex Hales up for auction with a base price tag of Rs 1 crore. He has, however, gone unsold. 

10:03 am: Saurabh Tiwary is a left-handed middle order batsman. His bidding starts at Rs 50 lakh. Tiwary was born in Jamshespur in 1989. He was sold to MI for Rs 80 lakh. In the previous edition, Tiwari was bought by MI for Rs 30 lakh. He had played in the Indian team that won the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup.

9:58 am: Evin Lewis up for sale at a base price of Rs 1.50 crore. This Trinidadian cricketer plays for the West Indies in limited over internationals. MI and SRH are currently in bidding race. The left-handed batsman was sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.80 crore.

 

Uncapped Spinners 

9:55 am: Murugan Ashwin is up for auction with a minimum price tag of Rs 20 lakh. His bidding starts at Rs 20 lakh. He had played for DD in the last edition. He was sold to RCB for Rs 2.20 crore. 

9:54 am: Shivil Sharma Kaushik goes unsold. He was carrying a bidding price of Rs 20 lakh. He had played for Gujarat Lions in the previous edition.

9:54 am: Iqbal Abdulla goes unsold. He was carrying a minimum bidding price of Rs 30 lakh.

9:47 am: Krishnappa Gowtham, a first-class cricketer who plays for Karnataka, is up for auction. He bidding price starts at Rs 20 lakh. KKR and Mumbai Indians are currently bidding for him. Rajasthan has jumped into the bidding race after KKR decided to withdraw. Meanwhile, RCB has joined the bidding war at Rs 2 crore for Gowtham. The right-arm off-break player's domestic records are quite impressive. In the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy season, he had picked up two consecutive five-wicket hauls against Delhi and Assam, helping his side win both the games. RR is still in the bidding war. Gowtham player was finally sold to Rajasthan for Rs 6.20 crore. 

9:46 am: Jagadeesha Suchith goes unsold. He was carrying a minimum bidding price of Rs 20 lakh. 

9:45 am: Tejas Baroka (base price - Rs 20 lakh) goes unsold. In 2017, he was bought by the Gujarat Lions for 10 lakhs.

9:44 am: Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore, who carries base price tag of Rs 20 lakh, goes unsold. 

9:39 am: Shahbaz Nadeem, popularly known as 'Muscles of Muzaffarpur', is up for auction. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. His bidding starts at Rs 40 lakh. DD and RCB are engaged in a heated bidding battle for him. Nadeem was sold to DD for Rs 3.20 crore. he had played for DD in last season of the cricket extravaganza. He had also a part of Bihar Under-14 side.

9:38 am: KC Cariappa is up for auction with a base price tag of Rs 20 lakh. He has, however, gone unsold.

9:32 am: Uncapped Indian spinner Rahul Chahar is the first player of the day to be up for auction. His bidding price starts at Rs 20 Lakh. The leg-spinner was sold to Reliance Industries-owned Mumbai Indians for Rs 1.90 crore. Rahul, 19, is a first-class cricketer who plays for Rajasthan. 

9.30 IST: Day 2 of the mega auction is here. Let's go!

9.15 IST: Kings XI Punjab have built a strong batting line-up and the Lions have always been consistent in bringing in the best batsman, making it rain sixes from the sky wherever they go but this time the Preity Zinta owned franchise mean business. With former Team India swashbuckler Virender Sehwag by her side, the squad so far looks quite dreamy. Take a look.

9.11 IST: Rajasthan Royals are back as well and boy did they not hesitate to splash the green in the auctions. England all-rounder Ben Stokes was brought for 12.5 crore making him the most expensive player once again till now. The inaugural champions have also brought the most expensive wicket-keeper, Sanju Samson for 8 crore. Take a look at what Rajasthan Royal's squad looks like so far.

9.06 IST: With Chennai Super Kings back in the IPL after two years, the MS Dhoni-led CSK have a total of 11 players in their squad so far. With 17 crores in their purse, the former IPL champions need to bring in a minimum of seven more players to build their squad. Take a look at the players they brought on the first day.

8.53 IST: Many players were retained on day one of the auctions, but which was the most surprising retention of the day? Not Krunal Pandya, nor David Millers, neither Kieron Pollard but it was Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan who was retained by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for a whopping 9 crore. (RASHID KHANS PIPS KULDEEP AND YUZVENDRA TO BECOME MOST EXPENSIVE SPINNER THIS SEASON)

8.40 IST: Speaking of homecoming, Yuvraj Singh is back in the lion's den as he makes a return to Kings XI Punjab after a decade. Yuvraj was with Punjab in the inaugural season and after ten long years, Yuvi is back home. (READ WHAT YUVRAJ SINGH HAD TO SAY ON RETURNING TO KINGS XI PUNJAB)

8.30 IST:  Gautam Gambhir is back home! The Delhi boy will be sporting the Delhi Daredevils colours from here on and that's not all! Gambhir will also lead the Delhi franchise this season. The Indian swashbuckler has thanked the Kolkata Knight Riders and looks forward towards a new journey. Take a look. (DELHI DAREDEVILS BRING GAUTAM GAMBHIR HOME)

8.20 IST: In case you missed out on the first day of the Indian Premier League 2018 players auction, here is the entire list of players who were sold, unsold and the prices they were purchased for. (IPL 2018 PLAYERS AUCTION DAY 1 PLAYERS LIST)

8.15 IST: Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Day 2 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 players auction. The first day saw over 320 crores being spent where the big stars have found new surroundings. We will shortly get underway as we bring you the live updates of the second day as the franchises look to complete their squad for the 11th edition of the league. In the meanwhile you can catch up on the events that went down on the first day of the IPL 2018 players auction.

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