PKL Auction 2021: As it happened

Check out how PKL Auction 2021 unfolded over the course of last three days.

Rohan Gulaty Author

Updated - 2 September 2021 10:28 am

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It's been an enthralling experience to bring the live coverage of PKL 2021 Auction to all of you. Over the course of last three days, some of the most talented Kabaddi players across the globe went under the hammer. All the 12 franchises are looking quite settled now and we just can't wait for the season to begin. It's been an exciting auctions and we hope that that the upcoming season will be even more exciting. Hope you enjoyed all the updates. Thank you for tuning in!

Also Read: Pro Kabaddi 2021 Full Squad after the action

7:35 PM IST: Remaining slots to be filled through NYP draft

It was mandatory for all the franchises to end the auctions with at least 14 players in the squad. The remaining slots will be filled later through the NYP draft.

7:30 PM IST: U.P. Yoddha Squad

Retained Players: Ashu Singh, Sumit, Surender Gill, Nitesh Kumar

Players Bought: Nitin Panwar (Undisclosed), Mohammad Taghi Paein Mahali (₹12 lakhs), Md. Masud Karim (₹10 lakhs), Pardeep Narwal (₹1.65 crores), Shrikant Jadhav (₹72 lakhs), Gurdeep (₹10 lakhs), Gaurav Kumar (₹10 lakhs), Sahil (₹10 lakhs), Gulveer Singh (₹10 lakhs), Ankit (₹10 lakhs), Aashish Nagar (₹10 lakhs).

7:26 PM IST: U Mumba Squad

Retained Players: Navneet, Harendra Kumar, Abhishek Singh, Ajinkya Rohidas Kapre, Fazel Atrachali

Players Bought: Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari (₹12.80 lakhs), Ajith V Kumar (₹25 lakhs), Pankaj (₹10 lakhs), Rinku (₹32 lakhs), Sunil Siddhgavali (₹10 lakhs), Ajeet (₹10 lakhs), Jashandeep Singh (₹10 lakhs), Rahul Rana (₹10 lakhs), Ashish Kumar Sangwan (₹10 lakhs).

7:23 PM IST: Telugu Titans Squad

Retained Players: Akash Dattu Arsul, Akash Choudhary, Manish, Ankit Beniwal, Rajnish, Rakesh Gowda

Players bought: Prince (Undisclosed), Abe Tetsuro (₹10 lakhs), Hyunsu Park (₹10 lakhs), Surender Singh (₹55 lakhs), Siddharth Sirish Desai (₹1.30 crores), Rohit Kumar (₹36 lakhs), Sandeep (₹59.50 lakhs), Ruturaj Shivaji Koravi (₹19.80 lakhs), Adarsh T (₹10 lakhs), G. Raju (₹6 lakhs), Amit Chauhan (₹6 lakhs), C. Arun (₹10 lakhs).

7:19 PM IST: Tamil Thalaivas Squad

Retained Players: Sagar, M Abishek, Himanshu

Players Bought: Anwar Saheed Baba (₹10 lakhs), Mohammad Tuhin Tarafder (₹10 lakhs), PO Surjeet Singh (₹75 lakhs), K. Prapanjan (₹71 lakhs), Manjeet (₹92 lakhs), Sourabh Tanaji Patil (₹15 lakhs), Bhavani Rajput (₹10 lakhs), Ajinkya Ashok Pawar (₹19.50 lakhs), Sahil (₹10 lakhs), Athul MS (₹30 lakhs), Sagar B. Krishna (₹10 lakhs), Santhapanaselvam (₹10 lakhs).

7:15 PM IST: Puneri Paltan Squad

Retained Players: Sanket Sawant, Pankaj Mohite, Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav, Hadi Tajik, Pawan Kumar Kadian

Players Bought: Govind Gurjar (Undisclosed), Mohit Goyat (Undisclosed), Victor Onyango Pbiero (₹10 lakhs), Vishal Bhardwaj (₹60 lakhs), Baldev Singh (₹60 lakhs), Rahul Chaudhari (₹40 lakhs), Nitin Tomar (₹61 lakhs), E Subhash (₹10 lakhs), Sombir (₹34.50 lakhs), Karamvir (₹10 lakhs), Vishwas S (₹10 lakhs), Abinesh Nadarajan (₹6 lakhs), Sourav Kumar (₹6 lakhs).

7:11 PM IST: Patna Pirates Squad

Retained Players: Sahil Mann, Rajveersinh Pratap Rao Chavan, Mohit, Monu, Neeraj Kumar

Players Bought: Jangkun Lee (₹20.50 lakhs), Mohammedreza Shadloui Chiyaneh (₹31 lakhs), Prashanth Kumar Rai (₹55 lakhs), Sachin (₹84 lakhs), Sunil (₹31.50 lakhs), Sachin Chandrasekar (₹10 lakhs), Sourav Gulia (₹10 lakhs), Sandeep (₹10 lakhs), Shubham Shinde (₹18.50 lakhs), Monu Goyat (₹20 lakhs).

7:08 PM IST: Jaipur Pink Panthers Squad

Retained Players: Elavarasan A, Sushil Gulia, Pavan TR, Sachin Narwal, Nitin Rawal, Vishal, Amit Hooda

Players Bought: Mohammad Amin Nosrati (₹11 lakhs), Amir Hossein Mohammadmaleki (₹10 lakhs), Deepak Niwas Hooda (₹55 lakhs), Sandeep Kumar Dhull (₹45 lakhs), Dharmaraj Cheralathan (₹20 lakhs), Naveen (₹22 lakhs), Arjun Deshwal (₹96 lakhs), Amit (₹20 lakhs), Ashok (₹10 lakhs), Amit Nagar (₹10 lakhs), Shaul Kumar (₹10 lakhs).

7:04 PM IST: Haryana Steelers Squad

Retained Players: Vikas Chillar, Chand Singh, Vinay, Vikash Khandola

Players Bought: Hamid Mirzai Nader (₹12.10 lakhs), Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsodlou (₹13.20 lakhs), Rohit Gulia (₹83 lakhs), Vikas Jaglan (₹20 lakhs), Ravi Kumar (₹27.50 lakhs), Surender Nada (₹20 lakhs), Rajesh Narwal (₹10 lakhs), Brijendra Singh Chaudhary (₹55 lakhs), Ajay Ghanghas (₹10 lakhs), Rajesh Gurjar (₹10 lakhs).

7:00 PM IST: Gujarat Giants Squad

Retained Players: Sumit, Ankit, Harmanjit Singh, Sunil Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal

Players Bought: Soleiman Pahlevani (₹11.50 lakhs), Hadi Oshtorak (₹20 lakhs), Ravinder Pahal (₹74 lakhs), Sonu (₹20 lakhs), Mahendra Ganesh Rajput (₹15 lakhs), Rathan K (₹25 lakhs), Maninder Singh (₹10 lakhs), Harshid Yadav (₹ 10 lakhs), Girish Maruti Enak (₹20 lakhs), Pardeep Kumar (₹10 lakhs), Ajay Kumar (₹10 lakhs).

6:56 PM IST: Dabang Delhi Squad

Retained Players: Balram, Sumit, Neeraj Narwal, Naveen Kumar, Vijay, Mohit

Players Bought: Mohammad Malak (₹10 lakhs), Emad Sedaghat Nia (₹10.20 lakhs), Sandeep Narwal (₹60 lakhs), Joginder Singh Narwal (₹20 lakhs), Jeeva Kumar (₹44 lakhs), Ajay Thakur (₹46 lakhs), Vikas (₹6 lakhs), Manjeet Chhillar (20 lakhs), Sudhant Sail (₹10 lakhs).

6:52 PM IST: Bengaluru Bulls Squad

Retained Players - Saurabh Nandal, Banty, Mohit Sehrawat, Amit Sheoran, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat.

Players Bought - Ziaur Rahman (₹ 12.20 lakhs), Dong Geon Lee (₹ 12.50 lakhs), Abolfazl Maghsodlou Mahali (₹13 lakhs), Mahender Singh (₹50 lakhs), Chandran Ranjit (₹80 lakhs), More G B (₹25 lakhs), Deepak Narwal (₹26.50 lakhs), Mayur Jagannath Kadam (₹15 lakhs), Ankit (₹10 lakhs), Vikas (₹10 lakhs).

6:44 PM IST: Bengal Warriors Squad

Retained Players - Rinku Narwal, Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, Ravindra Ramesh Kumawat, Maninder Singh.

Players Bought - Abozar Mohajer Mighani (₹30.50 lakhs), Sukesh Hegde (₹30 lakhs), Sumit Singh (₹20 lakhs), Manoj Gowda K. (₹10 lakhs), Vijin Thangadurai (₹10 lakhs), Parveen (₹10 lakhs), Rohit Banne (₹10 lakhs), Darshan J. (₹10 lakhs), Sachin Vittala (₹17.50 lakhs), Akash Pkalmunde (₹17 lakhs), Rohit (₹6 lakhs), Rishank Devadiga (₹20 lakhs).

Let us have a look at the squads of all the teams after three days of auctions in Mumbai...

6:40 PM IST: List of players sold in the final session

1. Ankit - UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)

2. Amit Chauhan - Telugu Titans (₹6 Lakhs)

3. Manjeet Chillar - Dabang Delhi KC (₹20 Lakhs)

4. C Arun - Telugu Titans (₹10 Lakhs)

5. Sahil - Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 Lakhs)

6. Amit Nagar - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹10 Lakhs)

7. Rishank Devadiga - Bengal Warriors (₹20 Lakhs)

8. Monu Goyat - Patna Pirates (₹20 Lakhs)

9. Sourav Kumar - Puneri Paltan (₹6 Lakhs)

10. Athul MS - Tamil Thalaivas (₹30 Lakhs)

11. Vikas - Bengaluru Bulls (₹10 Lakhs)

12. Girish Maruti Ernak - Gujarat Giants (₹20 Lakhs)

13. Shaul Kumar - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹10 Lakhs)

14. Ashish Kumar Sangwan - U Mumba (₹10 Lakhs)

15. Pardeep Kumar - Gujarat Giants (₹10 Lakhs)

16. Sagar B Krishna - Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 Lakhs)

17. Aashish Nagar - UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)

18. Sushant Sail - Dabang Delhi KC (₹10 Lakhs)

19. Ajay Kumar - Gujarat Fortunegiants (₹10 Lakhs)

20. Santhapanaselvam - Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 Lakhs)

6:38 PM IST: PKL 2021 AUCTION HAS OFFICIALLY ENDED!

6:35 PM IST: End of Round 2

Some big names returned to the auctions and were bought by the franchises. All the sides have fulfilled the minimum requirement of 14 players in the roster.

6:30 PM IST: Santhapanaselvam

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:29 PM IST: Ajay Kumar

Position: Raider

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:27 PM IST: Sushant Sail

Position: Raider

Sold to: Dabang Delhi

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:26 PM IST: Aashish Nagar

Position: Defender

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:25 PM IST: Sagar B. Krishna

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:24 PM IST: Pradeep Kumar

Position: Raider - Right

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:23 PM IST: Ashish Kumar Sangwan

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:22 PM IST: Shaul Kumar

Position: Defender - Right Corner

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:21 PM IST: Girish Maruti Ernak

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

6:20 PM IST: Vikas

Position: Defender

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:19 PM IST: Vishal Mane goes UNSOLD again

It's a bog surprise as Vishal Mane does not find any bidders once again.

6:18 PM IST: Athul Ms

Position: Raider

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 30 lakhs

6:17 PM IST: Sourav Kumar

Position: Defender - Right Corner

Sold to: Puneri Paltan

Base Price: INR 6 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 6 lakhs

6:15 PM IST: Monu Goyat

Position: Raider

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

6:14 PM IST: Rishank Devadiga

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

6:14 PM IST: Amit Nagar

Position: Raider

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:13 PM IST: Sahil

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:12 PM IST: C. Arun

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:09 PM IST: Manjeet Chhillar

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Dabang Delhi

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

6:08 PM IST: Amit Chauhan

Position: Raider - Left

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 6 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 6 lakhs

6:07 PM IST: Ankit

Position: Raider - Right

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

6:05 PM IST: And the action resumes...

It is a session when players are expected to get sold because these are the players nominated by the franchises from the pool of unsold names. Interesting session ahead!

5:55 PM IST: Rules for the next round

5:50 PM IST: All eyes on Tamil Thalaivas

Tamil Thalaivas is the team with the highest funds remaining, amounting to INR 1.14 crores. They have bought only 11 players so far, including three players from Category C players. The franchise could be one of the teams who would be banking on the pool of unallocated and unsold players to complete their squad.

5:40 PM IST: What goes around, comes around!

5:30 PM IST: Remaining purse and Squad strength for franchises

1. Jaipur Pink Panthers - ₹38.06 lakhs (16 players)

2. Haryana Steelers - ₹56.63 lakhs (14 players)

3. Dabang Delhi KC - ₹77.71 lakhs (13 players)

4. Bengal Warriors - ₹40.28 lakhs (15 players)

5. U Mumba - ₹73.30 lakhs (13 players)

6. Puneri Paltan - ₹42.71 lakhs (17 players)

7. Patna Pirates - ₹73.29 lakhs (15 players)

8. Tamil Thalaivas - ₹1.14 crores (11 players)

9. Gujarat Giants - ₹73.61 lakhs (13 players)

10. Telugu Titans - ₹33.73 lakhs (16 players)

11. Bengaluru Bulls - ₹45.23 lakhs (14 players)

12. U.P. Yoddha - ₹47.53 lakhs (13 players)

5:25 PM IST: Top 15 big names who have gone UNSOLD

There are some experienced players who did not find any bidders for themselves in the auctions so far. Who among these do you think will be back in second half of auctions?

1. Rohit Baliyan

2. Rishank Devadiga

3. Athul MS

4. Nilesh Salunke

5. Vishal Mane

6. Girish Ernak

7. Monu Goyat

8. Vikas Kale

9. Jaideep

10. Anil Kumar

11. Mohit Chillar

12. Manjeet Chillar

13. Ran Singh

14. Kashiling Adake

15. Jasvir Singh

5:15 PM IST: End of Round 1 of today's auctions

The first round of the auctions have ended for the final day. However, we are not done yet. There will be some big names up for grabs once again from the pool of unsold players. Exciting session coming up next!

5:08 PM IST: List of domestic players (Category D) sold so far

1. Rohit - Bengal Warriors (₹6 Lakhs)

2. Abinesh Nadarajan - Puneri Paltan (₹6 Lakhs)

3. Vikas - Dabang Delhi KC (₹6 Lakhs)

4. G Raju - Telugu Titans (₹6 Lakhs)

4:58 PM IST: Time for another break

All the franchises have taken another short break. The action will resume in some time as all teams get time to discuss their strategies.

4:49 PM IST: Things have slowed down once again

All the franchises have become very cautious now and the bidding has stopped at the moment with almost all players getting unsold.

4:43 PM IST: G. Raju

Position: Raider

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 6 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 6 lakhs

4:39 PM IST: Vikas

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Dabang Delhi

Base Price: INR 6 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 6 lakhs

4:34 PM IST: Abinesh Nadarajan

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Puneri Paltan

Base Price: INR 6 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 6 lakhs

4:31 PM IST: Quite a few unsold players

There have been quite a few unsold players in Category D. Only 1 player has been picked so far and it will be interesting to see what happens next in this session.

4:26 PM IST: Rohit

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 6 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 6 lakhs

4:21 PM IST: Auction resumes in Mumbai

The action of auction has resumed after a short break. It's time for Category D players to go under the hammer now.

4:16 PM IST: 10 lakh club of this session

4:11 PM IST: It's break time!

Another break has been taken on the final day of the auctions after a busy session where there were quite a few interesting buys by franchises.

4:06 PM IST: Jasvir Singh remains UNSOLD

Former Pink Panthers player Jasvir Singh remains unsold as he found no bidders in the auctions. It has been the trend and it is now not surprising to see an experienced campaigner being ignored by all franchises.

3:59 PM IST: Gulveer Singh

Position: Raider

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:58 PM IST: Ajinkya Ashok Pawar

Position: Raider

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 19.50 lakhs

3:50 PM IST: Vishwas S

Position: Raider

Sold to: Puneri Paltan

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:45 PM IST: Darshan Kadian remains UNSOLD

No bids for former Puneri Paltan and U Mumba player Darshan Kadian as he remains unsold. Notably, Darshan was also a part of India's squad which won South Asian Games in 2019.

3:41 PM IST: Rahul Rana

Position: Raider

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:40 PM IST: Jashandeep Singh

Position: Raider

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:38 PM IST: Harshit Yadav

Position: Raider

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:36 PM IST: Guman Singh

Position: Raider

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 18.50 lakhs

3:30 PM IST: Raider slots almost filled by franchises

All the franchises have mostly filled the available slots for raiders which is why most of the raiders of Category C are now going unsold. There are still a few spots up for grabs, which could be filled by the upcoming players or by the unsold ones coming back into the auction.

3:23 PM IST: Maninder Singh

Position: Raider

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:22 PM IST: Kashiling Adake goes UNSOLD

The raider with an experience of 92 matches and 561 raid points behind his back goes unsold. Another shocker for the day. The franchises have not shown faith on the veteran players with all teams investing on youngsters.

3:17 PM IST: What a signing for Gujarat Giants!

Another player gets the reward for an impressive outing in the 68th Senior National Kabaddi Championship. Gujarat Giants have got an extremely talented raider within their ranks now.

3:14 PM IST: Bhavani Rajput

Position: Raider

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:13 PM IST: Ashok

Position: Raider

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:12 PM IST: Sahil

Position: Raider

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:11 PM IST: Rathan K. 

Position: Raider - Right

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 25 lakhs

3:08 PM IST: Akash Pikalmunde

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 17 lakhs

3:04 PM IST: Mahendra Ganesh Rajput

Position: Raider

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 15 lakhs

2:59 PM IST: Ajeet

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

2:55 PM IST: One of the best signings of this session

Former Gujarat Giants player - Ruturaj Shivaji Koravi was bought by Telugu Titans for INR 19.80 lakhs. The experienced defender has played 40 matches and has 178 tackle points to his name, including 1 High 5s.

2:48 PM IST: Shubham Shinde

Position: Defender - Right Corner

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

2:47 PM IST: Ankit

Position: Defender

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

2:45 PM IST: Adarsh T

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

2:44 PM IST: Darshan J. 

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

2:42 PM IST: Ruturaj Shivaji Koravi

Position: Defender

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 19.80 lakhs

2:38 PM IST: Mayur Jagannath Kadam

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 15 lakhs

2:34 PM IST: Sandeep

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

2:30 PM IST: Sunil Siddhgavali

Position: Defender

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

And we are back. Auction resumes at Grand Hyatt in Mumbai. Exciting session ahead with some more Category C players set to go under the hammer. 

2:20 PM IST: TOP 5 MOST EXPENSIVE BUYS IN AUCTION SO FAR

Considering the budget remaining of all the teams, it looks like that we have our top 5 most expensive buys of PKL 2021 Auction. As of now, the list is as follows:

1. Pardeep Narwal (U.P. Yoddha) - ₹1.65 crores

2. Siddharth Desai (Telugu Titans) - ₹1.30 crores

3. Arjun Deshwal (Jaipur Pink Panthers) - ₹96 lakhs

4. Manjeet (Tamil Thalaivas) - ₹92 lakhs

5. Sachin (Patna Pirates) - ₹84 lakhs

2:15 PM IST: Some prominent unsold players who could be back in auction

1. Rishank Devadiga

2. Vishal Mane

3. Girish Ernak

4. Monu Goyat

5. Mohit Chillar

6. Manjeet Chillar

7. Ran Singh

2:05 PM IST: List of domestic players (Category C) sold today

1. Sandeep Kandola - Telugu Titans (₹59.5 Lakhs)

2. Brijendra Singh Chaudhary - Haryana Steelers (₹55 lakhs)

3. Sombir Gulia - Puneri Paltan (₹34.5 Lakhs)

4. Rinku - U Mumba (₹32 Lakhs)

5. Amit - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹20 Lakhs)

6. Sourabh Tanaji Patil - Tamil Thalaivas (₹15 lakhs)

7. Manoj Gowda K - Bengal Warriors (₹10 lakhs)

8. Sajin Chandrashekhar - Patna Pirates (₹10 lakhs)

9. Rajesh Narwal - Haryana Steelers (₹10 lakhs)

10. Ajay Ghangas - Haryana Steelers (₹10 Lakhs)

11. Gurdeep - UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)

12. E Subhash - Puneri Paltan (₹10 Lakhs)

13. Pankaj - U Mumba (₹10 Lakhs)

14. Vijin Thangadurai - Bengal Warriors (₹10 Lakhs)

15. Parveen - Bengal Warriors (₹10 Lakhs)

16. Rohit Banne - Bengal Warriors (₹10 Lakhs)

17. Gaurav Kumar - UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)

18. Rajesh Gurjar - Haryana Steelers (₹10 Lakhs)

01:55 PM IST: Remaining purse of all the teams

Let us have a look at the remaining purse of each franchises and the number of players they have added to their squad. With a minimum of 18 players mandatory for all teams, there are still many slots available with many players expected to go under the hammer when the auction resumes.

1. Jaipur Pink Panthers - ₹48.06 lakhs (15 players)

2. Haryana Steelers - ₹56.63 lakhs (14 players)

3. Dabang Delhi KC - ₹77.71 lakhs (12 players)

4. Bengal Warriors - ₹90.78 lakhs (11 players)

5. U Mumba - ₹1.13 crores (9 players)

6. Puneri Paltan - ₹68.71 lakhs (14 players)

7. Patna Pirates - ₹1.12 crores (12 players)

8. Tamil Thalaivas - ₹1.43 crores (9 players)

9. Gujarat Giants - ₹1.34 crores (9 players)

10. Telugu Titans - ₹69.53 lakhs (13 players)

11. Bengaluru Bulls - ₹70.23 lakhs (12 players)

12. U.P. Yoddha - ₹67.53 lakhs (11 players)

1:45 PM IST: Impressive signing by Puneri Paltan

Sombir was one of the most consistent players during the 68th National Kabaddi Championship where he impressed everyone with his spectacular ankle-holds. He is certainly going to strengthen the Puneri Paltan defense in the upcoming season.

1:40 PM IST: The INR 10 lakhs club

Bengal Warriors have made some smart buys today to bolster their defense, having bought 3 new defenders for INR 10 lakhs each.

It is time for another break before teams battle it out once again to complete their squads. 

1:34 PM IST: One of the biggest signings of this session - Sandeep

1:28 PM IST: Rajesh Gurjar

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

1:25 PM IST: Gaurav Kumar

Position: Defender

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

1:24 PM IST: Sandeep Kandola

Position: Defender

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 59.5 lakhs

1:21 PM IST: Defense is settled for most teams

Things are getting quiet once again with most of the franchises already looking settled with their defense. However, there are still a few spots up for grabs and it will be interesting to see which is the player teams are waiting for!

1:16 PM IST: Rohit Banne

Position: Defender

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

1:15 PM IST: Sourav Gulia

Position: Defender

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

1:14 PM IST: Sachin Shingade remains UNSOLD

The experienced defender, who has 281 tackle points in 75 matches, fails to find any bidder. SURPRISING!

1:12 PM IST: U Mumba gets their defender

After failing to secure the services of Sombir, U Mumba were keen to sign a young defender and they did it in style by winning the bidding war against Patna Pirates to sign Rinku for INR 32 lakhs.

1:06 PM IST: Parveen

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

1:04 PM IST: Rinku

Position: Defender - Right Corner

Sold to: U Mumbai

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 32 lakhs

12:59 PM IST: Amit

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

12:57 PM IST: Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior!

Experienced defender Vijin Thangadurai will once again play for Bengal Warriors in the upcoming season. He has 93 tackle points in 51 PKL appearances and is certainly a fantastic buy at his base price of INR 10 lakhs.

12:54 PM IST: Vijin Thangadurai

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

12:50 PM IST: UNSOLD!

After an intense bidding war for Sombir, other defenders in the category like Shaul Kumar, Varun Shetty and Sumit Rana have gone unsold so far. Things have certainly slowed down in the auctions.

12:46 PM IST: Sombir

Position: Defender

Sold to: Puneri Paltan

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 34.50 lakhs

It's time for Category C Defenders. Some exciting names will be up for grabs now!

12:40 PM IST: U Mumba will finally be in action in this session

After a few quiet sessions in the ongoing auction, the franchise have already made their intentions clear for the second half of Day 3 by signing all-rounder Pankaj.

12:36 PM IST: Pankaj

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

12:33 PM IST: Franchises getting cautious now

The teams have started taking a cautious route now with quite a few players like Armaan, Arkam Shaikh and Sunil Manik Dubile getting unsold.

12:29 PM IST: E Subhash

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Puneri Paltan

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

12:27 PM IST: Gurdeep

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

12:25 PM IST: Ajay Ghanghas

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

After a short break, the auction is underway once again...

12:20 PM IST: BIGGEST SIGNING OF THE DAY

Jaipur Pink Panthers have made the most expensive purchase of the day, buying Arjun Deshwal for a whopping price of INR 96 lakhs.

Notably, Deshwal has played 22 matches for U Mumbai in previous two seasons where he had a total of 110 points to his name. What an exceptional signing for Jaipur Pink Panthers!

12:15 PM IST: List of Category C (All-rounders) sold so far

1. Brijendra Singh Chaudhary - Haryana Steelers (₹55 Lakhs)

2. Sourabh Tanaji Patil - Tamil Thalaivas (₹15 Lakhs)

3. Manoj Gowda K - Bengal Warriors (₹10 Lakhs)

4. Sajin Chandrashekhar - Patna Pirates (₹10 Lakhs)

5. Rajesh Narwal - Haryana Steelers (₹10 Lakhs)

12:10 PM IST: List of prominent Indian unsold players

Some big Indian names have surprisingly gone unsold in the auctions with franchises investing on youth. Will any of these experienced campaigners find a team later in the day?

1. Rohit Baliyan

2. Rishank Devadiga

3. Athul MS

4. Nilesh Salunke

5. Vishal Mane

6. Girish Ernak

7. Monu Goyat

8. Vikas Kale

9. Jaideep

10. Anil Kumar

11. Mohit Chillar

12. Manjeet Chillar

13. Ran Singh

12:00 PM IST: Sourabh Tanaji Patil

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 15 lakhs

11:57 AM IST: Brijendra Singh Chaudhary

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 55 lakhs

11:55 AM IST: List of Category B players sold

1. Arjun Deshwal - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹96 lakhs)

2. Nitin Tomar (FBM) - Puneri Paltan (₹61 lakhs)

3. Ajay Thakur - Dabang Delhi K.C. (₹46 lakhs)

4. Jeeva Kumar - Dabang Delhi K.C. (₹44 lakhs)

5. Sunil - Patna Pirates (₹31.50 lakhs)

6. Sukesh Hegde (FBM) - Bengal Warriors (₹30 lakhs)

7. Ravi Kumar (FBM) - Haryana Steelers (₹27.50 lakhs)

8. Deepak Narwal - Bengaluru Bulls (₹26.50 lakhs)

9. More GB - Bengaluru Bulls (₹25 lakhs)

10. V Ajith Kumar - U Mumba (₹25 lakhs)

11. Naveen Bazzad - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹22 lakhs)

12. Dharmaraj Cheralathan - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹20 lakhs)

13. Joginder Narwal - Dabang Delhi K.C. (₹20 lakhs)

14. Surender Nada - Haryana Steelers (₹20 lakhs)

15. Sonu Jaglan (FBM) - Gujarat Giants (₹20 lakhs)

16. Sumit Singh - Bengal Warriors (₹20 lakhs)

11:48 AM IST: Rajesh Narwal

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

11:42 AM IST: Sajin Chandrasekar

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

11:41 AM IST: Manoj Gowda

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

We are done with Category B players for now.. Few unsold players might re-appear in the auction later in the day. Time to switch to Category C!

11:36 AM IST: Ajay Thakur

Position: Raider

Sold to: Dabang Delhi

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 46 lakhs

11:33 AM IST: Sumit Singh

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

11:31 AM IST: Arjun Deshwal

Position: Raider

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 96 lakhs

11:28 AM IST: Sonu

Position: Raider

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

11:27 AM IST: Naveen

Position: Raider

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 22 lakhs

11:26 AM IST: Sukesh Hegde

Position: Raider

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 30 lakhs

11:25 AM IST: Ajith V Kumar 

Position: Raider

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 25 lakhs

11:22 AM IST: Deepak Narwal

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 26.50 lakhs

11:19 AM IST: More G B

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 25 lakhs

11:17 AM IST: Nitin Tomar

Position: Raider

Sold to: Puneri Paltan

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 61 lakhs

11:10 AM IST: Surender Nada

Position: Defender - Left Corner

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

11:09 AM IST: Ravi Kumar

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 27.50 lakhs

11:06 AM IST: Jeeva Kumar

Position: Defender - Right and Left Cover

Sold to: Dabang Delhi

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 44 lakhs

11:03 AM IST: Sunil

Position: Defender - Right Corner

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: -

Auction Price: INR 31.50 lakhs

11:01 AM IST: Joginder Singh Narwal

Position: Defender - Left corner

Sold to: Dabang Delhi

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

11:00 AM IST: Dharamraj Cheralathan

Position: Defender - Right and Left corner

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

And it begins...

10:50 AM IST: Patna Pirates are ready

10:45 AM IST: OH YES! WE CERTAINLY CANNOT WAIT!

The action of auction is set to begin in few minutes from now and there is already a lot of anticipation among the fans and franchises. It is a big day for all the teams!

10:40 AM IST: Some big names up for grabs today

Although the Category A players have already been sold to the franchises yesterday, there are still some very exciting names in Category B which will go under the hammer today. Franchises will be keenly looking at players like Ajay Thakur, Monu Goyat, Rishank Devadiga, Nitin Tomar, Surender Nada, Mohit Chhillar, Vishal Mane and Girish Ernak.

10:35 AM IST: Remaining purse of all the teams

1. Jaipur Pink Panthers - ₹2.06 crores

2. Haryana Steelers - ₹1.89 crores

3. Dabang Delhi KC - ₹1.88 crores

4. Bengal Warriors - ₹1.81 crores

5. U Mumba - ₹1.80 crores

6. Puneri Paltan - ₹1.74 crores

7. Patna Pirates - ₹1.63 crores

8. Tamil Thalaivas - ₹1.58 crores

9. Gujarat Giants - ₹1.54 crores

10. Telugu Titans - ₹1.29 crores

11. Bengaluru Bulls - ₹1.22 crores

12. U.P. Yoddha - ₹0.87 crore

August 31, Tuesday: It is time for the last day of the auctions as all the teams fight it out with each other to complete their squads with the remaining budget. It is going to be extremely exciting stuff.

Thanks for joining us on a record-breaking day in the auctions where Pardeep Narwal became the most expensive buy in history of the tournament. Siddharth Desai also bagged a hefty contract with players like Rohit Gulia and Ravinder Pahal being the surprise packages. With so much to look forward to on Day 3, do join us tomorrow morning for another exciting day! Until then, good night. 

10:00 PM IST: Auction to begin at IST 10:30 AM onwards tomorrow

After two exciting days at Grand Hyatt in Mumbai, the stage will be now set for Day 3 of PKL Auction 2021 where a mixed bunch of young and experienced players will be up for grabs. As franchises look to complete their squads, Categories B, C, D and other unallocated players will go under the hammer on Tuesday.

9:55 PM IST: WELL! WELL! WELL!

9:40 PM IST: Where did the experienced players go?

While lot of money was spent on the youngsters, there were a few experienced PKL players who were also bagged by franchises in some smart buys. A list of some of those purchases are as follows:

1. Sandeep Narwal - Dabang Delhi (INR 66 lakhs)

2. Deepak Hooda - Jaipur Pink Panthers (INR 55 lakhs)

3. Rahul Chaudhari - Puneri Paltan (INR 40 lakhs)

4. Rohit Kumar - Telugu Titans (INR 36 lakhs)

9:30 PM IST: Remaining purse of franchises after Day 2 of PKL 2021 Auction

1. Jaipur Pink Panthers - ₹2.06 crores

2. Haryana Steelers - ₹1.89 crores

3. Dabang Delhi KC - ₹1.88 crores

4. Bengal Warriors - ₹1.81 crores

5. U Mumba - ₹1.80 crores

6. Puneri Paltan - ₹1.74 crores

7. Patna Pirates - ₹1.63 crores

8. Tamil Thalaivas - ₹1.58 crores

9. Gujarat Giants - ₹1.54 crores

10. Telugu Titans - ₹1.29 crores

11. Bengaluru Bulls - ₹1.22 crores

12. U.P. Yoddha - ₹0.87 crore

9:18 PM IST: NEWS OF THE DAY!

9:10 PM IST: TOP 5 MOST EXPENSIVE INDIAN PLAYERS

1. Pardeep Narwal

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Auction Price: INR 1.65 crores

2. Siddharth Desai

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Auction Price: INR 1.30 crores

3. Manjeet

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Auction Price: INR 92 lakhs

4. Sachin

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Auction Price: INR 84 lakhs

5. Rohit Gulia

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Auction Price: INR 83 lakhs

9:00 PM IST: Sandeep Narwal

Sold to: Dabang Delhi

Position: All-rounder

Auction Price: INR 60 lakhs

8:55 PM IST: Vikas Jaglan

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Position: All-rounder

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

8:51 PM IST: U.P. Yoddha exercises FBM option 

U.P. Yoddha have had the last say on Day 2 of PKL 2021 Auction as they use FBM option to buy Shrikant Jadhav for INR 72 lakhs, who was initially sold to Puneri Paltan.

8:50 PM IST: Next player - Shrikant Jadhav

Ladt player in today's auction is raider Shrikant Jadhav and teams are showing keen interest in the player. Jaipur Pink Panthers and Puneri Paltan - few of the teams who are currently bidding. Puneri Paltan currently hold the bid at INR 72 lakhs.

8:47 PM IST: Sachin sold to Patna Pirates for INR 84 lakhs

Jaipur Pink Panthers pull out of the bidding race and Patna Pirates have bought Sachin for INR 84 lakhs. No FBM option exercised.

8:45 PM IST: Next player - Sachin

U.P. Yoddha and Patna Pirates are currently in an engaging bidding war for Sachin. Jaipur Pink Panthers joins the battle with a bid of INR 81 lakhs.

8:41 PM IST: Next player - Prashanth Kumar Rai

After an intense bidding war, Patna Pirates buy Prashanth Kumar Rai for INR 55 lakhs. No FBM option exercised by Haryana Steelers.

8:37 PM IST: Next player - Chandran Ranjit

Teams showing keen interest in the raider with Bengaluru Bulls buying the player for INR 80 lakhs. No FBM option exercised by Danang Delhi.

8:35 PM IST: Next Player - Rohit Kumar

Telugu Titans starts the bid with Patna Pirates joining them in the race. Telugu Titans have bought Rohit Kumar for INR 36 lakhs. No FBM option exercised.

8:32 PM IST: 5 more raiders left for the evening

The auction resumes with Category A raiders. Remember, 5 more raiders are left for the evening.

8:30 PM IST: List of raiders sold so far:

1. Pardeep Narwal - U.P. Yoddha (INR 1.65 crores)

2. Siddharth Desai - Telugu Titans (INR 1.30 crores)

3. Manjeet - Tamil Thalaivas (INR 92 lakhs)

4. K. Prapanjan - Tamil Thalaivas (INR 71 lakhs)

5. Rahul Chaudhari - Puneri Paltan (INR 40 lakhs)

It's time for everyone to take a short breather after what has been an enthralling session in PKL 2021 Auction so far. 

8:23 PM IST: Next player - Manjeet

An intense bidding war is currently happening for the raider with Bengaluru Bulls and Tamil Thalaivas currently in an exciting bidding war. Tamil Thalaivas get the player for INR 92 lakhs with Puneri Paltan not exercising their FBM option.

8:18 PM IST: U.P. Yoddha bids INR 1.65 crore 

The bid currently lies with U.P. Yoddha who are outbidding themselves. CRAZY! They have bid an amount of INR 1.65 crores as all eyes go on Patna Pirates who are not exercising their FBM option. Pardeep Narwal goes to U.P. Yoddha for INR 1.65 crores. Record-breaking scenes in PKL 2021 Auction as Narwal becomes the most expensive player ever to be sold in the history of tournament. 

8:16 PM IST: IT'S TIME FOR PARDEEP NARWAL

Pardeep Narwal features in PKL Auction for the first-time ever and Telugu Titans starts off with an opening bid of INR 1.2 crores. ABSOLUTELY INSANE SCENES! All the teams applaud as the bid starts at such a huge amount.

8:14 PM IST: Rahul Chaudhari sold to Puneri Paltan at INR 40 lakhs

Puneri Paltan have secured the services of Rahul Chaudhari for INR 40 lakhs after Tamil Thalaivas refuse to exercise FBM option.

8:13 PM IST: Next Player - Rahul Chaudhari

Another top raider is in the auction with all the teams coming up with cautious bids for Rahul Chaudhari. Patna Pirates, Puneri Paltan and Jaipur Pink Panthers are the teams currently interested.

8:11 PM IST: CRAZY BIDDING WAR!

The bidding war is going ahead as Jaipur Pink Panthers bids INR 1 crore for Siddharth Desai. Spectacular scenes in the auction room. U.P Yoddha comes up with a bid of INR 1.30 crores. Another twist in the tale as Telugu Titans exercise their FBM auction to buy Siddharth Desai for INR 1.30 crores.

8:07 PM IST: Next player - Siddharth Desai

It's time for the next raider Siddharth Desai who was the most expensive player in the last auctions. Known as 'Baahubali', he is certainly going to be on radar of various franchises.

8:06 PM IST: K Prapanjan goes to Tamil Thailavas for INR 71 lakhs

The first raider for the evening - K Prapanjan - is going to Tamil Thalaivas for an amount of INR 71 lakhs. No FBM exercised by Bengal Warriors.

8:05 PM IST: Tamil Thalaivas joins the race

Currently, an intense bidding war is going on between Bengaluru Bulls and Patna Pirates for K Prapanjan. Tamil Thalaivas joins the race with Patna pulling out. Current bid is with the Thalaivas at INR 71 lakhs.

8:01 PM IST: First player - K Prapanjan

U Mumbai and Telugu Titans begin the bidding war for the first raider in the auctions. U.P Yoddha joins the race. Current bid is with U Mumba for INR 40 lakhs.

8:00 PM IST: The stage is set for auctions of Raiders

It's time for the last session of Day 2 PKL 2021 Auction with some big names in the all-exciting category of raiders set to go under the hammer. 10 players in this group!

7:57 PM IST: There is slight nervousness: Rahul Chaudhari

Rahul Chaudhari has admitted that there is slight nervousness right now, just like how it feels before the auctions every time. Meanwhile, Siddharth Desai has revealed that he wants to play for a team which is balanced.

7:56 PM IST: Pardeep is lile Lionel Messi: Abhishek Bachchan

The similarity between Lionel Messi and Pardeep Narwal is that both the players are the greatest of all time to have ever played the sport - Jaipur Pink Panthers' owner Abhishek Bachchan.

7:50 PM IST: List of Indian defenders and all-rounders sold on Day 2

1. Rohit Gulia - Haryana Steelers (INR 83 lakhs)

2. Surjeet Singh - Tamil Thalaivas (INR 75 lakhs)

3. Ravinder Pahal - Gujarat Giants (INR 74 lakhs)

4. Baldev Singh - Puneri Paltan (INR 60 lakhs)

5. Vishal Bharadwaj - Puneri Paltan (INR 60 lakhs)

6. Deepak Hooda - Jaipur Pink Panthers (INR 55 lakhs)

7. Surender Singh - Telugu Titans (INR 55 lakhs)

8. Mahender Singh - Bengaluru Bulls (INR 50 lakhs)

9. Sandeep Dhull - Jaipur Pink Panthers (INR 45 laks)

7:46 PM IST: Top 3 buys so far

1. Rohit Gulia - Haryana Steelers (INR 83 lakhs)

2. Surjeet Singh - Tamil Thalaivas (INR 75 lakhs)

3. Ravinder Pahal - Gujarat Giants (INR 74 lakhs)

It's time for a brief break before we head back to the auctions where top raiders will be up for grabs. All eyes will be on Pardeep Narwal and Rahul Chaudhari!

7:43 PM IST: Next Player - Mahender Singh

The next player in the auction is defender Mahender Singh. Telugu Titans and U.P Yoddha engage in an exciting bidding war with Patna Pirates buying the player in INR 50 lakhs. Bengaluru Bulls exercise FBM option to buy Mahender Singh back for INR 50 lakhs. 

7:41 PM IST: Tamil Thalaivas buy Surjeet for INR 75 lakhs

Tamil Thalaivas have secured the services of Surjeet Singh for INR 75 lakhs after an exciting bidding war with Dabang Delhi. No FBM exercised by Puneri Paltan.

7:40 PM IST: Current Bid - Dabang Delhi for INR 74 lakhs

The bid has risen remarkably after an intense bidding war. The current bid is with Dabang Delhi at INR 74 lakhs for Surjeet Singh. Tamil Thalaivas responds with another bid of INR 75 lakhs.

7:36 PM IST: Next Player - Surjeet Singh

Surjeet Singh is the next defender introduced in the auctions. Bengaluru Bulls and Dabang Delhi are currently going against each other in an intriguing bidding battle. Tamil Thalaivas joins the race.

7:34 PM IST: Current Bid - Haryana Steelers for INR 45 lakhs

Haryana Steelers have the bid currently at INR 45 lakhs for the defender. The player has been sold but Jaipur Pink Panthers have exercised their second FBM option to get back Sandeep Dhull for INR 45 lakhs. 

7:32 PM IST: Next Player - Sandeep Dhull

The auction continues with the defenders with Sandeep Dhull the next player in the auction. Dabang Delhi and Jaipur Pink Panthers going against each other. Haryana Steelers have now joined the race.

7:31 PM IST: Current Bid - INR 55 Lakhs with Telugu Titans

Jaipur Pink Panthers have been a bit hesitant with their bids in the last few minutes and have pulled put of the race. Surender Singh has been sold to Telugu Titans for INR 55 lakhs. No FBM by U Mumba.

7:29 PM IST: Next Player - Surender Singh

Another defender in form of Surender Singh is the next player in auctions with Jaipur Pink Panthers and Telugu Titans going against each other in an exciting bidding war.

7:28 PM IST: Patna and Puneri come up with back-to-back bids

It's back-to-back bids by Patna Pirates and Puneri Paltan and the auction price has been raised to INR 60 lakhs. The bid is currently with Puneri Paltan. No more bids and Baldev Singh has been sold to Puneri Paltan for INR 60 lakhs. No FBM exercised by Bengal Warriors.

7:26 PM IST: Patna Pirates also joins the bidding war

3-time PKL champions Patna Pirates have made it a three-horse race for Baldev Singh. The bid is currently with Patna for INR 49 lakhs.

7:24 PM IST: Next Player - Baldev Singh

It's time for the third defender of the evening with Baldev Singh joining the fray. Puneri Paltan and Telugu Titans are currently showing keen interest in signing the player.

7:22 PM IST: Haryana Steelers joins the party

Haryana Steelers did raise the bar with some bids and Vishal Bharadwaj is going to Haryana Steelers for INR 60 lakhs. No FBM option exercised by Telugu Titans.

7:21 PM IST: Next Player - Vishal Bharadwaj (Defender)

Dabang Delhi and Puneri Paltan begin the bidding war to secure the services of star defender for next season. Paltan raises the bid to INR 50 lakhs to stun everyone.

7:20 PM IST: Current Bid at INR 74 lakhs with Gujarat Giants 

Puneri Paltan are out and Ravinder Pahal has been sold to Gujarat Giants for INR 74 lakhs. NO FBM option by Dabang Delhi.

7:17 PM IST: Bidding war ongoing

Gujarat Giants have made some aggressive bids for Ravinder Pahal and the current bid is with them for INR 55 lakhs. Puneri Paltan bounces back with back-to-back bids. Currently, the bid is back with Gujarat at INR 63 lakhs.

7:15 PM IST: Next Player - Ravinder Pahal

It's time for star defender Ravinder Pahal to go under the hammer.

7:14 PM IST: Bid with Haryana Steelers - INR 83 lakhs

Puneri Paltan are currently in discussions with the bid currently with Haryana Steelers. Rohit Gulia goes to Haryana Steelers for INR 83 lakhs.

Gujarat Giants do not exercise FBM option. Hence, ROHIT GULIA GOES TO HARYANA STEELERS FOR INR 83 LAKHS. 

7:12 PM IST: Puneri Paltan bids INR 80 lakhs

Puneri Paltan and Haryana Steelers are going all-out for Rohit Gulia with the bid currently with Puneri Paltan for INR 80 lakhs.

7:11 PM IST: Haryana Steelers also keenly bidding

Haryana Steelers currently have the bid at INR 66 lakhs.

7:09 PM IST: Second player - Rohit Gulia

Jaipur Pink Panthers and Puneri Paltan currently in a bidding war with each other. Current bid is with Puneri Paltan for INR 55 lakhs.

7:08 PM IST: Jaipur Pink Panthers exercises FBM option to retain Deepak Hooda

FINAL: Deepak Hooda goes to Jaipur Pink Panthers for INR 55 lakhs

7:08 PM IST: Deepak Hooda sold to Patna Pirates for INR 55 lakhs

7:07 PM IST: Patna Pirates joins with bid of INR 55 lakhs

7:06 PM IST: Bengaluru Bulls bids INR 50 lakhs for Hooda

7:05 PM IST: 1st Player - Deepak Niwas Hooda

Base Price: INR 30 lakhs

7:03 PM IST: Auction begins in Mumbai

All the 12 teams have taken their seats at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai with the Category A (domestic players) set to go under the hammer. Auctioneeer Mallika Sagar is on the stage and is currently briefing the franchises regarding the rules.

7:00 PM IST: All eyes will be on Deepak Hooda

Among all the players going under the hammer, Indian captain Deepak Niwas Hooda is going to be the man to watch out for this season considering his all-round skills. Many teams are expected to be in the race to secure the services of star player.

6:55 PM IST: Top 3 defenders to watch out for

- Ravinder Pahal

- Vishal Bharadwaj

- Sandeep Dhull

6:52 PM IST: Rahul Chaughari's scintillating numbers in PKL

Matches played - 122

Total points - 1014

Successful Raids - 788

Super 10s - 40

Super Raids - 24

6:50 PM IST: I miss playing for Telugu Titans: Rahul Chaudhari 

Star Raider Rahul Chaudhari had posted an image of himself in Telugu Titans' jersey on Instagram earlier this month which had raised a few eyebrows. The 28-year-old has revealed that although he misses playing for Telugu Titans, he is ready to play for any team in the upcoming season.

6:45 PM IST: Pardeep Narwal's brilliant stats in PKL

Matches played - 107

Total points - 1169

Successful Raids - 880

Super 10s - 59

Super Raids - 53

6:43 PM IST: It was Pardeep's call to go in auctions: Patna's coach Ram Mehar Singh

"Pardeep Narwal wanted to go in the auctions. It was his call. There is a possibility that he might play for Patna Pirates in season 8" - Patna's coach Ram Mehar Singh

6:40 PM IST: Top 3 Raiders to watch out for

- Pardeep Narwal

- Rahul Chaudhari

- Siddharth Desai

6:35 PM IST: 19 players from Category A up for grabs

As many as 19 big names will go under the hammer which involves 2 All-rounders, 7 Defenders and 10 Raiders.

6:30 PM IST: It's SHOWTIME!

We are all set for the evening session of the auctions to begin with all the 12 franchises settling in inside the room. 3... 2... 1.. KHEL KABADDI! Fasten your seat belts as we are all set for the much-awaited moment of the day.

6:25 PM IST: Who else to keep an eye on?

Apart from the three players already mentioned, Rohit Kumar and Deepak Hooda are also the players who can go for hefty amount in today's auction.

6:20 PM IST: 10 minutes left for the ultimate showdown

It is almost time for the Category A (domestic players) where some very big names will go under the hammer. Pardeep Narwal, Siddharth Desai, Rahul Chaudhari or someone else - Let's see who goes for the highest amount today!

6:15 PM IST: Remaining purse of all franchises 

Tamil Thalaivas - ₹3.96 crores

Telugu Titans - ₹3.50 crores

Puneri Paltan - ₹3.34 crores

UP Yoddha - ₹3.25 crores

Jaipur Pink Panthers - ₹3.06 crores

Patna Pirates - ₹3.02 crores

Haryana Steelers - ₹2.92 crores

Bengaluru Bulls - ₹2.52 crores

Dabang Delhi KC - ₹2.48 crores

Gujarat Fortunegiants - ₹2.28 crores

Bengal Warriors - ₹1.81 crores

U Mumba - ₹1.80 crores

6:00 PM IST: List of foreign players sold today

Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh (Iran) - Patna Pirates (₹31 lakhs)

Abozar Mohajer Mighani (Iran) - Bengal Warriors (₹30.5 lakhs)

Jang Kun Lee (South Korea) - Patna Pirates (FBM - ₹20.5 lakhs)

Hadi Oshtorak (Iran) - Gujarat Giants (₹20 lakhs)

Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsodlou (Iran) - Haryana Steelers (₹13.2 lakhs)

Abolfazl Maghsodloumahali (Iran) - Bengaluru Bulls (₹13 lakhs)

Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari (Iran) - U Mumba (₹12.8 lakhs)

Dong Geon Lee (South Korea) - Bengaluru Bulls (₹12.5 lakhs)

Ziaur Rahman (Bangladesh) - Bengaluru Bulls (₹12.2 lakhs)

Hamid Mirzaei Nader (Iran) - Haryana Steelers (₹12.1 lakhs)

Mohammad Taghi Paein Mahali (Iran) - UP Yoddha (₹12 lakhs)

Soleiman Pahlevani (Iran) - Gujarat Giants - (₹11.5 lakhs)

Mohammad Amin Nosrati (Iran) - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹11 lakhs)

Emad Sedaghatnia (Iran) - Dabangg Delhi (₹10.2 lakhs)

Victor Obiero (Kenya) - Puneri Paltan (₹10 lakhs)

Mohammad Malak (Iran) - Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 lakhs)

Abe Tetsuro (Japan) - Telugu Titans (₹10 lakhs)

Amir Hossein Mohammadmaleki (Iran) - Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹10 lakhs)

Anwar Saheed Baba (Sri Lanka) - Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 lakhs)

Hyunsu Park (South Korea) - Telugu Titans (₹10 lakhs)

Mohammad Tuhin Tarafder (Bangladesh) - Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 lakhs)

Mohd. Masud Karim (Bangladesh) - UP Yoddha (₹10 lakhs)

5:45 PM IST: Category A Players' Auction to begin at IST 6:30PM onwards

After the end of foreign players auction, the next and the most-awaited Category A (domestic players) will go under the hammer from IST 6:30 PM onwards. Tighten your seat belts because some really exciting bidding wars are expected to take place in the evening session.

5:35 PM IST: Another smart signing - Abozar Mighani

Iran's Abozar Mighani has been bagged by Bengal Warriors for INR 30.50 lakhs, the second-most expensive signing of the day so far. However, the Warriors have signed a beast to bolster their defense.

Notably, Abozar registered 65 tackle points in PKL 5 while playing for Gujarat Giants.

5:23 PM IST: One of the best signings of the day - Hadi Oshtorak

Gujarat Giants bought Iran's Hadi Oshtorak on his base price of INR 20 lakhs, in what has been one of the best signings of the day so far.

The all-rounder has won 2 PKL titles with Patna Pirates and is also an Asian Games winner with his national side. This surely has been one amazing move by the Gujarat side.

5:16 PM IST: Patna Pirates have spent INR 51.50 Lakhs today

While most of the teams have been quite cautious, Patna Pirates have gone all out for two star players spending a combined sum of INR 51.50 Lakhs.

The franchise completed the most expensive purchase of the day so far when they bought all-rounder Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh for INR 31 lakhs. They have also added raider Jangkun Lee to their squad for INR 20.50 lakhs.

5:10 PM IST: Bengaluru Bulls have added 3 players 

Bengaluru Bulls have been one of the most busiest teams on Day 2 of PKL Auction, having secured the signings of the following players:

1. Abofazl Maghsodlou Mahali - INR 13 lakhs

2. Dong Geon Lee - INR 12.50 lakhs

3. Ziaur Rahman - INR 12.20 lakhs

We are in for another brief break before the action of auction resumes once again. It's been quite an enthralling session so far with so many players being purchased by various franchises. 

5:00 PM IST: Top 5 bids so far

1. Mohammadreza Shadloiu Chiyaneh

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Auction Price: INR 31 lakhs

2. Abozar Mohajer Mighani

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Auction Price: INR 30.50 lakhs

3. Jangkun Lee

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Auction Price: INR 2.05 lakhs

4. Hadi Oshtorak

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

5. Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsodlou

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Auction Price: INR 13.20 lakhs

4:54 PM IST: Md. Masud Karim

Position: Raider

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

4:53 PM IST: Mohammad Tuhin Tarafder

Position: Defender - Right Cover

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

4:52 PM IST: Hadi Oshtorak

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20 lakhs

4:51 PM IST: Hyunsu Park

Position: Raider

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

4:50 PM IST: Emad Sedaghat Nia

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Tamil Thalaivas

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

We are back. The auction resumes once again. 

4:45 PM IST: Purse remaining for all franchises

Bengal Warriors - INR 1.81 crores

Bengaluru Bulls - INR 2.52 crores

Dabang Delhi - INR 2.48 crores

Gujarat Giants - INR 2.48 crores

Haryana Steelers - INR 2.92 crores

Jaipur Pink Panthers - INR 3.06 crores

Patna Pirates - INR 3.02 crores

Puneri Paltan - INR 3.34 crores

Tamil Thalaivas - INR 4.16 crores

Telugu Titans - INR 3.60 crores

U Mumba - INR 1.80 crores

U.P. Yoddha - INR 3.35 crores

It's time for a small breather after an action-packed first session. As many as 17 players were sold as we witnessed some exciting bidding wars. 

4:35 PM IST: Emad Sedaghat Nia

Position: Raider

Sold to: Dabang Delhi K.C.

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10.20 lakhs

4:32 PM IST: Amir Hossein Mohammadmaleki

Position: Raider

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

4:28 PM IST: Mohammad Amin Nosrati

Position: Raider

Sold to: Jaipur Pink Panthers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 11 lakhs

4:25 PM IST: Mohammad Taghi Paein Mahali

Position: Raider

Sold to: U.P. Yoddha

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 12 lakhs

4:22 PM IST: Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsodlou

Position: Raider

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 13.20 lakhs

4:19 PM IST: Abolfazl Maghsodloumahali

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 13 lakhs

4:13 PM IST: Dong Geon Lee

Position: Raider

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 12.50 lakhs

4:09 PM IST: Ziaur Rahman

Position: Defender - Left Cover

Sold to: Bengaluru Bulls

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 12.20 lakhs

4:05 PM IST: Soleiman Pahlevani

Position: Defender

Sold to: Gujarat Giants

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 11.50 lakhs

4:02 PM IST: Abe Tetsuro

Position: Defender

Sold to: Telugu Titans

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:56 PM IST: Mohammadreza Shadloui Chinyaneh

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 31 lakhs

3:45 PM IST: Hamid Mirzaei Nader

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Haryana Steelers

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 12.10 lakhs

3:42 PM IST: Victor Onyango Obiero

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: Puneri Paltan

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 10 lakhs

3:36 PM IST: Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari

Position: All-rounder

Sold to: U Mumba

Base Price: INR 10 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 12.8 lakhs

3:39 PM IST: Jangkun Lee

Position: Raider

Sold to: Patna Pirates

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 20.5 lakhs

3:36 PM IST: Abozar Mohajer Mighani 

Position: Defender

Sold to: Bengal Warriors

Base Price: INR 20 lakhs

Auction Price: INR 30.5 lakhs

3:35 PM IST: Overseas players up for grabs

Overseas players will be up for grabs in the first round of auctions. Some big names will go under the hammer. Lets see who goes where?

August 30, 3:30 PM: WELCOME EVERYONE ON DAY 2

9:15 PM IST: 5 players to watch out for

Some extremely talented players will be available in the auctions which could make things quite exciting in the PKL Auction 2021 ahead. The 5 key players to watch out for will be:

- Pardeep Narwal

- Monu Goyat

- Mahender Singh

- Baldev Singh

- Siddharth Desai

9:00 PM IST: Some Day 1 highlights

8:40 PM IST: Auction timings for Day 2

It's going to be a very entertaining day in auctions tomorrow with franchises finally expected to make some big moves to secure the services of some key players. The schedule for tomorrow is as follows:

Overseas players auction - 3:00 PM IST

Category A domestic players - 6:30 PM IST

Notably, the auctions of Category A domestic players will be broadcasted live on Star Sports network. There will also be live streaming available on Disney+ Hotstar.

8:30 PM IST: What's in store for tomorrow?

After a rather quiet Day 1 of PKL auction today, things are expected to get spiced up tomorrow with some big names up for grabs. Overseas and Category A players will go under the hammer who will be available for a base price of INR 30 lakhs.

8:15 PM IST: Squad size of PKL teams after Day 1

The squads of each Pro Kabaddi team will have to comprise of minimum of 18 players and maximum of 25. The squad size for each team after the end of Day 1 of auction is as follows:

Jaipur Pink Panthers - 7

Puneri Paltan - 7

Telugu Titans - 7

Dabang Delhi - 6

Bengaluru Bulls - 5

U Mumba - 5

Gujarat Giants - 5

Patna Pirates - 5

U.P. Yoddha - 5

Haryana Steelers - 4

Bengal Warriors - 4

Tamil Thalaivas - 3

8:00 PM IST: Sports is my life - Anup Kumar

7:45 PM IST: U Mumba's CEO reflects on Day 1

U Mumba's CEO Supratik Sen has confirmed that they did not have any plans to go for NYP on Day 1. He is looking forward to Day 2 when many teams will be in action. However, he adds that the most important day for their side would be on Day 3 when they would need luck on their side to bolster their squad.

7:30 PM IST: UP Yoddha's first addition - Nitin Panwar (NYP all-rounder)

7:20 PM IST: Puneri Paltan's new raider - Mohit Goyat

7:15 PM IST: Puneri Paltan's new defender - Govind Gurjar

6:46 PM IST: Only 4 players picked in NYP draft

With around hundred New Young Players up for grabs, the franchises showed interest in only 4 of them. Ecstasy for some, disappointment for others!

6:42 PM IST: Nitin Panwar sold to UP Yodhas

6:34 PM IST: Prince has been sold to Telugu Telugu Titans. Meanwhile, Mohit Goyat, Govind Gurjar have been signed by Puneri Paltan.

6:25 PM IST: The PKL 2021 auction is about to start in few minutes. Stay Tuned.

6:00 PM IST: 30 minutes to go

5:48 PM IST: Tamil Thalaivas are geared up for new season

5:14 PM IST: Just over an hour left for the auction to start. Who do you think will attract the highest bid?

4:25 PM IST: (RAIDERS)

  • Ajay Haryana Left Raider NYP
  • Akash Nain Uttar Pradesh Left Raider NYP
  • Aman Raj Bihar Left Raider NYP
  • Amey Vishwas Shinde Maharashtra Left Raider NYP
  • Amit Chauhan Himachal Pradesh Left Raider NYP
  • Arjun Rathi Uttarakhand Left Raider NYP
  • Himanshu Chandigarh Left Raider NYP
  • Jitendra Rout Odisha Left Raider NYP
  • Laxman Papanna Gawda Goa Left Raider NYP
  • Mihir Singh Gurjar Madhya Pradesh Left Raider NYP
  • Prajapati Mitesh Gujarat Left Raider NYP
  • Sushil Haryana Left Raider NYP
  • Vijay V Tamil Nadu Left Raider NYP
  • Bikram Nath Tripura Raider NYP
  • Deelip HB Karnataka Raider NYP
  • G. Raju Telangana Raider NYP
  • Nitin Panwar Rajasthan Raider NYP
  • Praveen Jaron Siddi Karnataka Raider NYP
  • Raj Kumar Chandigarh Raider NYP
  • Aakash Sharma Uttarakhand Right Raider NYP
  • Ahtisham Ashraf Jammu & Kashmir Right Raider NYP |
  • Anil Haryana Right Raider NYP
  • Arif V Kerala Right Raider NYP
  • Balraj Singh Punjab Right Raider NYP
  • Bhola Singh Munda Jharkhand Right Raider NYP
  • Hemant Sinha Chhattisgarh Right Raider NYP
  • Khaminder Singh Himachal Pradesh Right Raider NYP
  • Lovepreet Singh Punjab Right Raider NYP
  • M.Ramkumar Tamil Nadu Right Raider NYP
  • Mayank Saini Himachal Pradesh Right Raider NYP
  • Mayengbam Menson Singh Manipur Right Raider NYP
  • Mohit Goyat Haryana Right Raider NYP
  • Prashant Bihar Right Raider NYP
  • Pratik Dayaram Karwate Vidarbha Right Raider NYP
  • Rohan Chauhan Himachal Pradesh Right Raider NYP
  • Rupinderjeet Singh Punjab Right Raider NYP
  • Salam Nganba Meitei Manipur Right Raider NYP
  • Sanjeevi .S Tamil Nadu Right Raider NYP
  • Sarathiamarnath Subramaniyan |Tamil Nadu Right Raider NYP
  • |V Sooriya | Pondichery Right Raider NYP

4:12 PM IST: (DEFENDERS)

  • Sanamdeep Himachal Pradesh NYP
  • M. Lakkyram Telangana. NYP
  • Manoj Haryana. NYP
  • Mohit Haryana. NYP
  • Prince Haryana. NYP
  • Rajeev Kumar Himachal Pradesh: NYP
  • Abhiram K Kerala NYP
  • Akash Sharma Uttar Pradesh NYP
  • D Mahindraprasad Pondicherry NYP
  • Namandeep Himachal Pradesh NYP
  • Navneet Delhi NYP
  • Pranay Sanjay Wankhade Vidarbha NYP
  • Rahul Veeresh Nagavat Goa NYP
  • Vikash Haryana NYP
  • Amit Nagar Uttar Pradesh NYP
  • D Ranjith Pondicherry NYP
  • Deepak Haryana Cover NYP
  • Gurpreet Singh Punjab NYP
  • Kanhaiya Singh Madhya Pradesh NYP
  • Kunal Bhoi Odisha NYP
  • N Sathiskumar Pondichery NYP
  • Pardeep Dalal Chandigarh NYP
  • Praveen Thakur Himachal Pradesh NYP
  • Sai Sarath MN Kerala NYP
  • Shubham Atmaram Didwagh Maharashtra Cover NYP
  • Suruj Tamuli Assam NYP
  • Aditya Kaushal Chandigarh NYP
  • Arpit Saroha Uttar Pradesh NYP
  • Himanshu Delhi NYP
  • Monu Haryana NYP
  • Nitin Chandel Himachal Pradesh NYP
  • Rajan Singh Manhas Jammu & Kashmir NYP
  • Sakthivel R Tamil Nadu NYP
  • Sourav Kumar Jharkhand NYP
  • Abinesh Nadarajan Tamil Nadu NYP
  • Ajay Haryana NYP
  • Gurbhej Singh Punjab NYP
  • Jagadale Umesh Ashok Maharashtra Cover NYP
  • Jigar Narayan Chauhan Gujarat NYP
  • Sachin Haryana NYP
  • Shivansh Thakur Himachal Pradesh NYP
  • Sonu Haryana Cover NYP

Players to be auctioned on Day 1

NEW YOUNG PLAYERS (ALL-ROUNDERS)

  • Abu Shahib Assam All-Rounder NYP
  • Aniruddh Uttar Pradesh All-Rounder NYP
  • Arjun Singh Choudhary Rajasthan All-Rounder NYP
  • B Y Someshwar Karnataka All-Rounder NYP
  • Bharat Bablu Ahir Vidarbha All-Rounder NYP
  • Deepak Yadav Rajasthan All-Rounder NYP
  • Durgesh Kumar Chhattisgarh All-Rounder NYP
  • Govind Gurjar Rajasthan All-Rounder NYP
  • Karunakar Behera Odisha All-Rounder NYP
  • Nitin Panwar Uttar Pradesh All-Rounder NYP
  • Rohit Rajasthan All-Rounder NYP
  • Sanskar Mishra Chhattisgarh All-Rounder NYP
  • Tejas Maruti Patil Maharashtra All-Rounder NYP
  • Vishal Pandi Tamil Nadu All-Rounder NYP
  • Yash Jaiswal Madhya Pradesh All-Rounder NYP

3:21 PM IST: Where can you watch the auction?

You can watch the auction live on Star Sports Network. However, only auction of Category A players will be live telecast on TV and online.

3:05 PM IST: Here's the complete schedule of the auction which will last for 3 days

2:43 PM IST:

Top 5 Highest Paid Players of PKL History

  • Monu Goyat – Rs 1.51 crore – Haryana Steelers, PKL 6
  • Siddharth Desai – Rs 1.45 crore – Telugu Titans, PKL 7
  • Rahul Chaudhari – Rs 1.29 crore – Telugu Titans, PKL 6
  • Nitin Tomar – Rs 1.20 crore – Puneri Paltan, PKL 7
  • Deepak Hooda – Rs 1.15 crore – Jaipur Pink Panthers, PKL 6

2: 40 PM IST: In the auction, the players will be further sub-divided as ‘All-Rounders’, ‘Defenders’ and ‘Raiders’.

2:31 PM IST: A total of 161 players have been released collectively by all the 12 franchises ahead of the auction.

2:11 PM IST: Player auction pool is divided into four categories:

Category A - INR 30 lakhs

Category B - INR 20 lakhs

Category C - INR 10 lakhs

Category D - INR 6 lakhs.

2:09 PM IST: Each franchise can spend up to 4.4 crores to build their teams and can avail of a maximum of two Final Bid Match cards. 

Big players like Pardeep Narwal, Ajay Thakur, Rahul Chaudhari and Rohit Kumar are expected to attract big bids. 

2:05 PM IST: 59 Players have been retained by the franchises ahead of the auction. Here's the full list of players retained

1:47 PM IST

Hello and Welcome! It's auction day! After a year's break, Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is back in action. The tournament is set to start in December and the preparations for the team building has started. The player's auction, which will go for 3 days, will see over 450 players go under the hammer. Who will get the highest bid? who will miss out? All will be revealed here, so don't go anywhere as the auction will start shortly.

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