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IPL Auction 2018 Day 2: Gayle Goes to KXIP, Parthiv Sold to RCB

End of IPL Auction 2018

Ben Stokes emerges as the most expensive player in the IPL Auction. He has been sold to the Rajasthan Royals for Rs 12.5 crore.

A total of 169 players have been sold in the auction. 56 overseas players find their place in IPL franchises.

Ashoke Dinda – Unsold

Bengal’s fast bowler Ashoke Dinda finds no takers in the IPL auction.

Chris Gayle to Kings XI Punjab

West Indies’ Chris Gayle finally gets a team in the Indian Premier League auction 2018. The hard-hitting opening batsman attracted no bidders in the first two times he was up for auction.

He goes to the Kings XI Punjab for Rs 2 crore.

Mark Wood to Chennai Super Kings

England’s fast bowler Mark Wood goes to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 1.5 crore. The 28-year-old has picked up 17 wickets from 16 matches.

Thisara Perera – Unsold

Sri Lanka’s Thisara Perera goes unsold in this year’s auction.

Akila Dhananjaya to Mumbai Indians

Sri Lanka’s Akila Dhananjaya, who tormented the Indian team during an ODI series last year, goes to the Mumbai Indians for Rs 50 lakh.

Varun Aaron – Unsold

India’s fast bowler Varun Aaron finds no place in any of the franchises in this auction. His base price was at Rs 50 lakh.

Dale Steyn and Shaun Marsh – Unsold

South Africa’s fast bowler Dale Steyn and Australian batsman Shaun Marsh go unsold in this IPL Auction.

Tim Southee to Royal Challengers Bangalore

New Zealand’s fast bowler Tim Southee finds a place in the RCB camp for Rs 1 crore.

Parthiv Patel to Royal Challengers Bangalore

Parthiv Patel can rejoice India’s Test win against South Africa now. He has got a contract against Bangalore for Rs 1.7 crore.

Murali Vijay to Chennai Super Kings

Phew! Murali Vijay finds a place in the Chennai Super Kings camp. He goes to the CSK for Rs 2 crore.

Chris Gayle – Unsold

The franchises show no interest in the West Indian Chris Gayle, when his name was called out for the second time in this year’s auction. His base price was at Rs 2 crore.

Lungisani Ngidi to Chennai Super Kings

South Africa’s newest fast bowler Lungisani Ngidi, who created havoc in the second Test against India, will be tormenting batsmen in the IPL as well. He joins Chennai for Rs 50 lakh.

Sandeep Lamichhane to Delhi Daredevils

Sandeep Lamichhane becomes the first Nepalese player to be sold in the Indian Premier League. He goes to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 20 lakh. The 27-year-old has picked up 12 wickets in 9 List A matches in his career.

Morne Morkel – Unsold

No bidders for the the tall South African fast bowler Morne Morkel.

Jason Holder – Unsold

West Indies’ fast bowler Jason Holder attracts no bidders.

Unmukt Chand – Unsold

2012 U-19 World Cup-winning captain Unmukt Chand doesn’t find any bidders. The Delhi batsman has a lot to think about the his career.

Andrew Tye to Kings XI Punjab

Australia’s Andrew Tye joins Kings XI Punjab for Rs 7.2 crore. The fast bowler had a fantastic IPL last year, picking up 12 wickets from 6 matches. The 31-year-old scored 53 runs in 6 matches.

Chris Jordan to Sunrisers Hyderabad

England’s fast bowler finds a place in the Sunrisers Hyderabad camp for Rs 1 crore. Jordan averages 26.18 in 106 T20s.

JP Duminy to Mumbai Indians

Mumbai starts the bid at Rs 1 crore.

And they seal the deal at Rs 1 crore. South Africa’s batsman JP Duminy goes to Mumbai Indians.

Pradeep Sangwan to Mumbai Indians

The left-arm fast bowler Pradeep Sangwan finds a place in the Mumbai Indians for Rs 1.5 crore. The 27-year-old has an incredible bowling average of 27.50 in T20s.

Shivam Mavi to Kolkata Knight Riders

India’s U-19 all-rounder Shivam Mavi has bagged a huge deal of Rs 3 crore with the Kolkata Knight Riders. The fast bowler has chipped in wickets in each of the U-19 World Cup matches.

Pragyan Ojha – Unsold

India’s off-spinner Pragyan Ojha goes unsold. His base price is set at Rs 75 lakh.

Nathan Lyon – Unsold

Veteran Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon, who troubled Indian batsmen, during the Test series agains India, goes unsold.

Dale Steyn – Unsold

South Africa’s Dale Steyn goes unsold. The injury to his heel in the first Test against India, could have had an impact on his chances at the auction this time.

Nathan Coulter-Nile to RCB, Trent Boult to Delhi

Australia’s fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile goes to Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 2.2 crore and New Zealand’s fast bowler Trent Boult sold to Delhi for Rs 2.2 crore.

Jaydev Unadkat Becomes Most Expensive Indian So Far

Fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat goes past Manish Pandey and becomes the most expensive Indian in this auction. He gets sold to the Rajasthan Royals for Rs 11.5 crore.

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Sandeep Sharma to Sunrisers, Vinay Kumar to KKR, Mohammed Siraj to RCB

It’s raining fast bowlers in the IPL Auction at the moment. The Kings XI Punjab used their Right to Match card for Mohit Sharma and let Sandeep go to the Sunrisers for Rs 3 crore.

Vinay Kumar goes to Kolkata for Rs 1 crore and upcoming bowler Mohammed Siraj goes to RCB for Rs 2.6 crore.

Dhawal Kulkarni to RCB, Mohit Sharma to KXIP

The Rajasthan Royals have taken back their fast bowler Dhawal Kulkarni for Rs 75 lakh and also the Kings XI Punjab took back their speedster Mohit Sharma for Rs 2.4 crore.

Ben Cutting to Mumbai Indians, Mohammad Nabi to Sunrisers Hyderabad

Australia’s all-rounder Ben Cutting finds a place in the Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.2 crore and former Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi goes to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 1 crore.

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Corey Anderson, Moises Henriques and Rishi Dhawan – Unsold

Aversion for overseas players continues. New Zealand’s all-rounder Corey Anderson and Australia’s Moises Henriques finds no takers.

And also Himachal Pradesh’s Rishi Dhawan doesn’t find a place in any franchise.

Delhi Scalp 2 Players in a Row!

Australia’s all-rounder Daniel Christian goes to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 1.5 crore. Off-spinning all-rounder Jayant Yadav sold to Delhi for Rs 50 lakh.

Washington Sundar and Pawan Negi to RCB

IPL’s rising off-spinner in the last season, Washington Sundar sold for Rs 3.2 crore. Left-arm spinner Pawan Negi bags a contract of Rs 1 crore.

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Travis Head and Colin Ingram – Unsold

More aversion towards overseas players. Australia’s Travis Head and South Africa’s Colin Ingram go unsold.

Mandeep Singh to RCB, Manoj Tiwary to KXIP

All-rounder Mandeep Singh goes to Bangalore for Rs 1.4 crore and batsman Manoj Tiwary joins Kings XI Punjab for Rs 1 crore.

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Eoin Morgan, Alex Hales, Shaun Marsh and Lendl Simmons – Unsold

Three power-packed overseas cricketers and all of them go unsold. No bidders for the England T20 and ODI captain Eoin Morgan and also Alex Hales and Shaun Marsh. The Kings XI Punjab show no interest in Shaun Marsh, who helped shape their team in the last 10 years.

West Indies’ Lendl Simmons also goes unsold. The owners seem to have more interest in Indian players in this auction.

Evin Lewis, Saurabh Tiwary to Mumbai Indians

The Mumbai Indians have scalped an opening batsman in Evin Lewis for Rs 3.8 crore! The top-order batsman Saurabh Tiwary goes to Mumbai Indians for Rs 80 lakh.

Murugan Ashwin to Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Tamil Nadu leg-spinner Murugan Ashwin bags a contract of Rs 2.2 crore with Royal Challengers Bangalore. Ashwin has picked up 30 wickets in 32 T20 matches.

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Iqbal Abdullah – Unsold

Surprising! The left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah, who has a fantastic bowling average of 27.72 in the IPL, finds no takers in the auction.

Gowtham Krishnappa to Rajasthan Royals

The uncapped off-spinner Krishnappa Gowtham goes to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 6.2 crore. Gowtham has picked up 20 wickets in 27 T20 matches at an average of 28.95.

Shahbaz Nadeem to Delhi Daredevils

The Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils get into the first bidding war of the day. The price is upto to Rs 2.4 crore!

Eventually, RCB gives up at Rs 3.2 crore, and Delhi takes Nadeem at that price.

Nadeem has picked up 37 wickets from 55 IPL matches.

KC Cariappa – Unsold

No takers for Karnataka’s leg-spinner KC Cariappa. His base price is set at Rs 20 lakh.

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Rahul Chahar to Mumbai Indians

The Mumbai Indians take the bid upto Rs 1.9 crore and take the player! The uncapped leg-spinner becomes the first player to be sold on Day 2.

IPL Auction 2018 – Day 2

Good Morning!

Welcome to the coverage of Day 2 of the IPL Auction from Bengaluru. It was an eventful Day 1 on Saturday – Big players such as Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga didn’t find any bidders. While Englishman Ben Stokes stole the show, once again, by becoming the most expensive player on Day 1. Stokes joined Steve Smith for Rs 12.5 crore.

The likes of Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga will come back for another round in the auction today, let’s see if any franchise is interested in them.

Follow all the updates from Day 2 of the event on The Quint.

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