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IPL 2017 Auction: Pune nets Ben Stokes for Rs 14.5 cr; RCB picks up Mills for Rs 12 cr

Anil Urs Bengaluru | Updated on January 27, 2018 Published on February 20, 2017
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The auction for the 10th season of Indian Premier League began on Monday at 9.30 a.m., in Bengaluru.

Eight franchises are geared up to pick a maximum of 76 out of the 350 plus, who will go under the hammer.

This is the last auction of the 10-year cycle after which all players are set to go back into the auction pool. While the maximum squad strength can be 27, most franchises like to keep squad base between 22 and 24.



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Final selection of players from three choices given by teams at the auction

Aksh Deep Nath, Rs 10 lakh, sold to GL

Darren Bravo, Rs 50 lakh, sold to KKR

Manoj Tiwary, Rs 50 lakh, sold to RPS

David Wiese, Rs 30 lakh, no bid (unsold)

Sayan Ghosh, Rs 10 lakh, sold to KKR

Kanishk Seth, Rs 10 lakh, no bid (unsold)

Lockie Ferguson, Rs 50 lakhs, RPS

Chaitanya Bishnoi, Rs 10 lakh, no bid (unsold)

Post Lunch IPL players auction for represented players

Naten Coulter-Nile opened with Rs 1 crore bid was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 3.50 crore. There was hectic bidding between Sunrisers Hyderabad and KKR.

Martin Guptill, New Zealand, Rs 50 lakh, sold to Kings XI Punjab.

Specalisit batsman Jason Roy, Rs 1 crore, sold to Gujarat Lions

Batsman Saurabh Tiwary, Rs 30 lakh, sold to Mumbai Indians

All-rounder Sean Abbott, Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold)

All-rounder Chris Jordon, Rs 50 lakh, sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad

Irfan Pathan Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold)

Wicket Keeper Johhy Bairstow Rs 1.50 crore - no bid (unsold)

Fast bolwler Kyle Abbott Rs 1.5 crore - no bid (unsold)

Ishant Sharma Rs 2 crore - no bid (unsold).

Pragyan Ojha Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Spin bowler from New Zealand I Sodhi Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Spin bowler from South Africa Imran Tahir Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Unmukt Chand Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

All-rounder Praveen Dubey Rs 10 lakh sold to Royal Challengers Bengaluru

Aksh Deep Nath Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Wicket keeper batsman Vishnu Vinod Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Fast medium bowler Navdeep Saini Rs 10 lakh sold to Delhi Daredevils.

Mayank Dagar Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Mitchel Swepson Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

West Indian player Darren Bravo Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Evin Lewis rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Manoj Tiwary Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Sri Lankan player Thisara Perera Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Praveez Rasool Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

South African player David Wiese Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Australian bowler Ben Laughlin Rs 30 lakh sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Billy Stanlake Rs 30 lakh sold to Royal Challengers Bengaluru.

Himanshu Rana Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

AV Wankhade Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Akash Bhandari Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

All-rounder Arvind Herwadkar Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Pankaj Jaswal Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Dishant Yagnik Rs 20 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Rishi Arothe Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Ronsford BEaton Rs 20 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Fast medium pace bowler Sayan Ghosh Rs 10 lakhs- no bid (unsold).

Kanishk Seth Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Md Siraj Rs 20 lakh - sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 2.60 crore after hectic bids between RCB and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Rahul Chahar Rs 10 lakh sold to Rising Pune Supergiants.

Saurabh Kumar Rs 10 lakh sold to Rising Pune Supergiants.

Joe Burns Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Sri Lankan player A Gunarathana Rs 30 lakh sold to Mumbai Indians.

Daniel Christian Rs 1 crore sold to Rising Pune Supergiants.

Colin Munrp Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

James Neesham Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

All rounder Wayne Parnell Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Rovman Powell Rs 30 lakh sold to KKR.

Darren Sammy Rs 30 lakh sold to Kings XI Punjab

M Santner Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Lockie Ferguson Rs 50 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Munaf Patel Rs 30 lakh sold to Gujarat Lions

H Bhatia Rs 20 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Rinku Singh Rs 10 lakh sold to Kings XI Punjab

Shashank Singh Rs 10 lakh sold to Delhi Daredevils.

Milind Tandon Rs 10 lakh sold to Rising Pune Supergiants.

K Khejroliya Rs 10 lakh sold to Mumbai Indians

Cde Grandhomme Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

South African all rounder A Phehlukwayo Rs 1 crore - no bid (unsold).

D Pretorius Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

New Zealender Ben Wheeler Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

K Williams Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Tajendra Singh Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Virat Singh Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Chirag Suri Rs 10 lakh sold to Gujrat Lions.

Manjeet Chaudhary Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Bangladeshi player Mehedi Hasan Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Shabbir Rahman Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Mehmudullah Rs 30 lakh - no bid (unsold).

B Indrajith Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Shelley Shaurya Rs 10 lakh sold to Gujarat Lions

Shubam Agarwal Rs 10 lakh sold to Gujarat Lions

Amit Verma Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Himmat Singh Rs 10 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Ashton Turner Rs 20 lakh - no bid (unsold).

Sanjay R Yadav Rs 10 lakh sold to KKR

Ishant Jaggi Rs 10 lakh sold to Kolkata Knight Riders

R Tripathi Rs 10 lakh RPS

Pratham Singh Rs 10 lakh GL



Round 14 fast bowlers

Varun Aaron with opening bids at Rs 30 lakh, sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 2.80 crore after hectic bids from Gujarat Lions, Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab.

Manpreet Gony Rs 30 lakh sold to Gujarat Lions for 70 lakh, with bids coming in from Kolkata Knight Riders, Gujarat Lions

Jaydev Unadkat Rs 30 lakh sold to Rising Pune Supergiants

Matt Henry Rs 50 lakh sold to Kings XI Punjab

Rahul Sharma Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Nathan Lyon Rs 1.50 crore - unsold (no bids).

Fawad Ahmed Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Michael Beer Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Akila Dananjaya Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

RP Singh Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Ben Laughlin Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Round 13 Wicket keepers - No takers

Anamul Haque Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Shane Dowrich Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Kusal Perera Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Niroshan Dickwella Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Brad Haddin Rs 1.5 crore - unsold (no bids).

Glenn Phillips Rs 10 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Round 12 All rounders

All rounder Karan Sharma sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.20 cr

Karan Sharma with opening bids of Rs 30 lakh was sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 3.20 crore after hectic bids from Gujarat Lions and Mumbai Indians.

Chris Woakes with opening bids at Rs 2 crore was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 4.2 crore after hectic bids by Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils and KKR.

Rishi Dhawan with opening bids of Rs 30 lakh was sold to KKR for Rs 55 lakh with bids coming from Pune Supergiants, Delhi Daredevils and KKR.

South Africa's Farhaan Behardien goes unsold.

Thisara Perera Rs 50 lakh unsold (no bids).

David Wiese Rs 30 lakh unsold (no bids).

Jason Holder Rs 1.5 crore unsold (no bids).

Praveez Razool Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids

Round 11 Uncapped batsmen

Uncapped batsmen go unsold

Darren Bravo Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Nic Maddinson Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Evin Lewis Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Marlon Samuels Rs 1 crore - unsold (no bids)

Subramaniam Badrinath Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Michael Klinger Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Manoj Tiwary Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Cheteshwara Pujara Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Abhinav Mukund Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids)

















Round 10 – Uncapped spinners

Uncapped Afghanistan spin bowler Rashid Khan sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 4 cr

Rashid Khan of Afghanistan with a opening bid Rs 50 lakh was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 4 crore after hectic bids from Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

M Ashwin with opening bids at Rs 10 lakh was sold to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 1 crore after hectic bidding from from Pune Supergiants and Delhi Daredevils.

Tejas Singh Baroka Rs 10 lakh sold to Gujarat Lions.

Praven Tambe Rs 10 lakh sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Mayank Dagar Rs 10 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Akshya Wakhare Rs 10 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Sarabjeet Ladda Rs 10 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Mitchell Swepson of Australia Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Round 9 – Uncapped fast bowlers

Aniket Choudhary sold to RCB for Rs 2 crore

Aniket Choudhary, with a opening bid of Rs 10 lakh, was sold to RCB for Rs 2 crore after hectic bids between Gujart Lions, and Royal Challengers Bengaluru. Sunrisers Hyderabad dropped out in between.

T Natarajan, with a opening bid of Rs 10 lakh, was sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 3 crore after hectic bidding by Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Pune Supergiants.

Nathu Singh with opening bids at Rs 30 lakh was sold to Gujarat Lions for Rs 50 lakh after hectic bids.

Basil Thampy with opening bids of Rs 10 lakh was sold to Gujarat Lions for Rs 85 lakh after hectic bids from Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions.

Abu Nechim Ahmed Rs 10 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Umar Nazir Rs 10 lakhs- unsold (no bids).

Navdeep Saini Rs 10 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Pawan Suyal rs 10 lakhs - unsold (no bids).

Round 8 - Uncapped wicket keepers

Eklavya Dwivedi sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 75 lakh

Eklavya Dwivedi, with a base price of Rs 30 lakh, was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 75 lakh after hectic bids between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gujarat Lions.

Md Shahzad, Afghanisan player, Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Mohit Ahlawat, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).

Manvinder Bisla, Rs 10 lakh, unsold (no bids).

Aditya Tare, Rs 20 lakh, unsold (no bids).

Vishnu Vinod, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).

Shreevats Gowsami, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).



Round 7 – Uncapped all rounders

Uncapped all rounder Gowtham picked up by Mumbai Indians for Rs 2 cr

Gowtham K, with opeing bids at Rs 10 lakh, was sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 2 crore. This uncapped all rounder was sold after a hectic bidding from Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Night Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Pune Supergiants.

Mohammad Nabi, Afghanistan, Rs 30 lakh, sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Rahul Tewatia, with opening bid of Rs 10 lakh goes to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 25 lakh after hectic bids.

Rush B Kalaria, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).

Priyank Panchal, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).

Manan Sharma, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).

Shivam Dube, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).

Praveen Dubey, Rs 10 lakh, - unsold (no bids).

Aksh Deep Nath Rs 10 lakh, unsold (no bids).

Mahipal Lomror, Rs 10 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Round 6 - Uncapped batsmen

Ankeet Bawane, Rs 10 lakh, sold to Delhi Daredevils

Tanmay Agarwal, Rs 10 lakh, sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad

Asghar Stankizai, Afghanistan, Rs 20 lakh unsold (no bids).

Unmukt Chand, Rs 30 lakh, unsold (no bids).

Umang Sharma, Rs 10 lakh, unsold (no bids).

Prithiv Shaw, Rs 10 lakh, unsold (no bids).



Round 5 – Spin Bowlers - No buys

Pragyan Ojha, India, Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids).

Imrah Tahir, South Africa, unsold (no bids).

Lakshman Sandakan, Sri Lanka, Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Inderbir Singh Sodhi, NZ, Rs 30 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Brad Hogg, Australia, Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Round 4

RCB picks up English bowler Tymal Solomon Mills for Rs 12 cr, Ishant Sharma unsold

Tymal Solomon Mills, a fast bowler from England with an opening bid Rs 50 lakh, was sold to RCB for Rs 12 crore crore after hectic bidding between the Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore.

The Delhi DareDevils picked up West Indian Kagiso Rabada for Rs 5 crore after hectic bidding.

Trent Boult of New Zealand was sold to the Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 5 crore.

Pat Cummins of Australia, with an opening bid Rs 2 crore, was finally sold to the Delhi Daredevils for Rs 4.5 crore after hectic bids from the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Daredevils.

Mitchell Johnson of Austraila with an opening bid Rs 2 crore was sold to the Mumbai Indians.

Nathan Coulter-Nile, West India, Rs 1 cr - unsold (no bids)

Kyle Abbott, Austraila, Rs 1.50 crore - unsold (no bids)

Ishant Sharma, India, Rs 2 crore - unsold (no bids).

Round 3

Only one wicket-keeper out of this lot of 6 is sold.

Mumbai Indians picks up Nicholas Pooran, West Indian wicket keeper, for Rs 30 lakh

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka, Rs 50 lakh goes unsold (no bids)

Ben Dunk, Australian wicket keeper, Rs 30 lakh, also unsold (no bids)

Jonny Bairstow, England, Rs 1.50 crore unsold (no bids).

Andre Fletcher, West India, Rs 30 lakh unsold (no bids).

Johnson Charles, West India, rs 30 lakh unsold (no bids).

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All rounders

English all-rounder Ben Stokes was sold to Rising Pune for Rs 14.5 crore after hectic bids from RCB, Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians. Ben Stokes started with opening bid at Rs 2 crore and saw hectic bidding between Mumbai Indians, RCB, Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune Supergiants for about 5 minutes. Pune's available purse this morning was only Rs. 17.5 crore.

On Ben Stokes selection, Pune's Sanjiv Goenka of the RPS, said: "He's a complete player and he completes our squad. We've been lacking this one genre of player." He added, "We have many heroes but this is the one hero we were lacking it was a conscious strategy. We knew it was going to be expensive. We knew he was going to be there for the first 14 games. And, we're happy to have him for the first 14. We knew we were not going to get him for less. We are reinforcing our core, our playing XI."

On the strategy behind Stokes selection, Goenka said: "Yes. Steve Smith, Stephen Fleming, everyone's been a part of the decision to buy Stokes. It's been a collective, collaborative decision. Ben Stokes was our No. 1, 2, and 3 preference."

Corey Anderson, Rs 1 crore, sold to Delhi Daredevils.

Chris Jordon, Rs 50 lakh, unsold (no bids)

Sean Abbott, Australia, Rs 30 lakh, unsold (no bids).

After hectic bidding between RCB, Gujarat Lions and Pune, Pawan Negi Indian all-rounder who started the bids at Rs 30 lakh was finally sold to RCB for Rs 1 crore.

Angelo Mathews, Sri Lanka, Rs 2 crore, sold to Delhi Daredevils.

Irfan Pathan, Indian, all rounder, Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids).

At the end of Round 1 , Kings XI Punjab was successful in picking up Eoin Morgan of England for Rs 2 crore.

The following players went unsold or did not find bidders.

Martin Guptill of New Zealand Rs 50 lakh - unsold (no bids)

Jason Roy England Rs 1 crore - unsold (No bids)

Faiz Fazal Rs 30 lakh - unsold (No bids)

Alex Hales England Rs 1 crore - unsold (No bids)

Ross Taylor New Zealand Rs 50 lakh - unsold (No bids)

Saurab Tiwary India Rs 30 lakh - unsold (No bids)

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