Welcome to Sportstar’s LIVE weblog of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 public sale being held in Chennai on Thursday.
Punjab Kings’ Preity Zinta “We nonetheless have a couple of gamers to purchase. The bidding has been aggressive however you know the way it’s! If there’s somebody really need, we go for it. I do get some kicks from beneath the desk, however yeah.”
31 out of the 61 slots within the IPL 2021 public sale are crammed.
After the break, we are going to start with the the uncapped set of Allen Finn, Harpreet Bhatia, Shivam Chauhan, Naushad Shaikh, Pratham Singh and Apoorv Wankhade.
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6.21 PM: Varun Aaron, Oshane Thomas, Mohit Sharma go unsold. Billy Stanlake stays unsold as properly. Mitchell McClenaghan and Jason Beherendorff go unsold. Naveen ul Haq goes unsold.
Set quantity 13
6.15 PM: Marnus Labuschagne is subsequent. The Aussie stays unsold. Moises Henriques attracts bids from Punjab and RCB. Rs. 2.40 Crore to Rs. 4 Crore…. Henriques goes to Punjab for Rs. 4.2 Crore.
6.11 PM: Ben Chopping goes unsold. Tom Curran attracts bids from SRH and Delhi. Bid is as much as Rs. 5 Crore very quickly… SRH begins deliberating and Curran goes to Delhi at Rs. 5.25 lakh. Gurkeerat Singh goes unsold.
6.03 PM: Pawan Negi goes unsold. Kyle Jamieson is up subsequent. RCB and Delhi take the bid as much as Rs. 1 Crore. Each groups nonetheless within the fray because the bid shortly goes as much as Rs. 6 Crore. Punjab enters with a bid of Rs. 7.75 Crore. Delhi drops out. RCB places up a Rs. 10 Crore bid. Bid is as much as Rs. 12 Crore with RCB. RCB rises the paddle for a Rs. 13 Crore bid. Scratch that. Rs. 14 Crore bid… Rs. 15 Crore bid…. RCB will get its man for Rs.15 Crore.
6.01 PM: India’s Cheteshwar Pujara will get a gap bid of Rs. 50 lakh from CSK! And he’s offered to CSK! A spherical of applause throughout the public sale room as Pujara goes to CSK as he’s again to IPL after 2014! Martin Guptill stays unsold.
5.57 PM: Rovman Powell, Shaun Marsh, Devon Conway, Rassie van der Dussen go unsold at base worth of Rs. 50 lakh. Corey Anderson, Darren Bravo stay unsold at base worth of Rs. 75 lakh.
We’re again. Set 11
Apparently, we are able to solely Mumbai and CSK camps are seen sporting masks within the public sale room.
Australian pacers Richardson and Riley Meredith go for a mixed Rs. 22 Crore to Punjab.
We’ll take a 10-minute break.
5.37 PM: M. Siddharth is offered to Delhi for Rs. 20 Lakh. Karanveer Singh stays unsold. Jagadeesha Suchith is offered to SRH for Rs. 30 lakh after a brief bidding battle with Punjab. Okay.C. Carippa offered to Royals for Rs. 20 lakh. Sandeep Lamichhane stays unsold. Midhun Sudhesan and Tejas Baroka stay unsold.
Set quantity 10 (uncapped spinners)
5.36 PM: Tushar Deshpande stays unsold.
5.31 PM: Australia’s Riley Meredith sparks bidding conflict between Punjab and Delhi. The bid goes as much as Rs. 2 Crore with each groups retaining curiosity. Rs. 4 Crore bid. Punjab makes a Rs. 5 Crore bid for the 24-year-old pacer. The bid rises to Rs. 7.50 Crore with Punjab. Meredith is offered to Punjab for Rs. 8 Crore!
5.25 PM: Mujtaba Yousuf, Ankit Singh Rajpoot stay unsold. Lukman Hussain Meriwala is offered to Delhi for Rs. 20 lakh. Chetan Sakariya attarcts consideration from RCB and Royals. Sakariya goes to Royals at Rs. 1.20 Crore. Kuldeep Sen stays unsold.
Set quantity 9 (uncapped quick bowlers)
5.20 PM: Vishnu Vinod goes to Delhi at Rs. 20 lakh. Sheldon Jackson goes to KKR for Rs. 20 lakh. Kedar Devdhar stays unsold. Kerala’s Mohammed Azharuddeen will get a gap bid from RCB and he’s offered for Rs. 20 lakh. Avi Barot stays unsold.
Set quantity 8 (Uncapped wicketkeepers)
5.13 PM: Ayush Badoni, Iyer Venkatesh go unsold. KKR makes opening bid for Karnataka’s Okay. Gowtham. Bid is as much as Rs. 1 Crore from a base worth of Rs. 20 Lakh with SRH and KKR within the combine. KKR raises the bid to Rs. 4 Crore… Rs. 5 Crore… Rs. 6 Crore…. Rs. 7 Crore… CSK joins the bid at Rs. 7.75 Crore! CSK and SRH in a bidding conflict. Rs. 9.25 Crore with CSK for the second. And Okay. Gowtham is offered to CSK for Rs. 9.25 Crore! Vivek Singh goes unsold.
5.06 PM: Ajit Sheth goes unsold. Ripal Patel is picked by Delhi for Rs. 20 lakh. Tamil Nadu’s Shahrukh Khan is up subsequent. Delhi and RCB enter right into a bidding conflict. From base worth of Rs. 20 lakh, Delhi makes a bid of Rs. 1 Crore. The bid is as much as Rs. 2 Crore with Delhi! Rs. 3 Crore bid from RCB. Punjab and RCB are actually eager on the hard-hitting all-rounder. RCB after little deliberation raises the paddle for Rs. 5 Crore bid and Punjab instantly follows up its bid. Shahrukh Khan goes to Punjab Kings at Rs. 5.25 Crore! Preity Zinta is pleased with the successful bid! Apparently, Shahrukh Khan’s KKR made no bid for Shahrukh Khan…
Set quantity 7 (Uncapped all-rounders)
5.03 PM: Rahul Gahlaut goes unsold. RCB bids for Rajat Patidar and he’s offered for Rs. 20 lakh. Himmat Singh stays unsold. Vishnu Solanki stays unsold.
5 PM: Himanshu Rana at a base worth of Rs. 20 Lakh stays unsold. C Hari Nishaanth (Rs. 20 lakh) stays unsold. RCB with a gap bid of Rs. 20 Lakh for Sachin Child and he goes to Bangalore!
We transfer to set quantity 6. (Uncapped batsmen)
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4.50 PM: Mumbai makes a gap bid of Rs. 50 lakh for Piyush Chawla. Delhi joins the bidding on the final second. Mumbai desk seemingly regarded relaxed as they’ve amusing. Bid now as much as Rs. 2 Crore. Chawla is offered to Mumbai for Rs. 2.40 Crore. Afghanistan’s Qais Ahmad stays unsold.
4.48 PM: Harbhajan Singh (Rs. 2 Crore) stays unsold! Ish Sodhi goes unsold.
4.46 PM: Adil Rashid goes unsold. Rahul Sharma at a base worth of Rs. 50 Lakh goes unsold. Mujeeb ur Rahman (Rs. 1.50 Crore) stays unsold.
Set quantity 5 (Spin bowlers)
4.44 PM: Sheldon Cottrell goes unsold. Umesh Yadav subsequent and Delhi makes a Rs. 1 Crore bid and he’s offered to Delhi for the opening bid.
4.41 PM: MI and Delhi in a bidding conflict for Aussie pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile. Beginning at a base worth of Rs. 1.50 Crore and the bid is as much as Rs. 4 Crore. MI buys him again for Rs. 5 Crore.
4.32 PM: RCB makes opening bid for Jhye Richardson. Delhi and Punjab enter the bidding. The bid is as much as Rs. 3 Crore with Delhi. RCB makes a 4 Crore bid. Each groups are eager on Richardson whereas Punjab has dropped out. Rs. 5 Crore bid by Delhi. Punjab joins the bidding at Rs. 7.50 Crore with RCB nonetheless eager on its man. Rs. 9 Crore bid by Punjab. RCB raises bid to Rs. 10.25 Crore. Punjab makes a Rs. 12 Crore bid! Richardson famously bought Virat Kohli out in three successive matches within the 2019 ODI sequence. Punjab makes a Rs. 13.50 Crore bid. Jhye Richardson goes to Punjab Kings at a whopping Rs. 14 Crore!
4.31 PM: Mustafizur Rahman is offered to Royals for his base worth of Rs. 1 Crore.
4.27 PM: NZ’s Adam Milne is up first. MI comes with an opneing bid of Rs. 50 Lakh. Royals joins the bidding. The bidding is as much as Rs. 1.40 Crore with Mumbai. SRH is available in and Royals drop out. Milne goes to Mumbai at Rs. 3.20 Crore.
Set quantity 4. (Quick bowlers)
My girlfriend Sarah simply turns to me and goes… ‘why aren’t you a bowler?’
— Sam Billings (@sambillings) February 18, 2021
4.25 PM: Former CSK participant Sam Billings goes unsold. Sri Lanka’s Kusal Perera (Rs. 50 Lakh) goes unsold.
4.23 PM: NZ’s Glenn Phillips goes unsold. Australia’s Alex Carey is subsequent at Rs. 1.50 Crore base worth. He stays unsold.
We’re again. We start with Set 3. (Wicket-keepers)
Mike Hesson, RCB’s Director of Cricket Operations, on Maxwell’s signing “We needed somebody within the finisher function. In 2017, the place he was performed increased up the order and he had his finest IPL. We had been after the X-Faxtor participant.”
We could have a 15-minute break. As everybody takes a breather, you’ll be able to solid your vote in your favorite sportsperson of the final decade. The Sportstar Aces Awards 2021 will have fun the consistency of efficiency and the impression of sports activities stars within the decade between 2011 and 2020. (VOTE HERE)
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4.03 PM: England’s Dawid Malan is up subsequent. Punjab Kings snaps him up at Rs. 1.50 Crore. Malan is the No.1 ranked batsman in T20I. Malan has averaged 53.4 throughout his 19 T20I knocks; the most effective price of any man to log 10+ innings within the format.
3.48 PM: Chris Morris is subsequent and Mumbai makes a gap bid at Rs. 75 lakh. RCB enters the bidding conflict. That escalated shortly. The bid is as much as Rs. 7 Crore as RCB and MI go head-on. RCB raises the bid to Rs. 8.25 Crore! Mumbai takes it to Rs. 8.50 Crore… MI makes a Rs. 10 Crore bid! Royals have entered the bid and it is as much as Rs. 12.75 Crore however Zaheer Khan raises the paddle to Rs 13 Crore. Punjab Kings enters the bidding at Rs. 13.50 Crore. Morris will now be the most costly participant of the 2021 public sale, the bid is as much as Rs. 14.50 Crore! Punjab makes a bid of Rs. 15 Crore. Morris is now the most costly abroad participant in IPL historical past and the bidding is not completed but. Bid is as much as Rs. 16 Crore by Punjab! Chris Morris goes to Rajasthan Royals at Rs. 16.25 Crore. He’s now the most costly signing ever in IPL auctions! Yuvraj SIngh was the earlier costly signing at Rs. 16 Crore by Delhi Daredevils (Delhi Capitals) in 2015.
3.44 PM: Shivam Dube is the subsequent man. SRH and Royals are concerned in a bidding conflict for the all-rounder. The bid is as much as Rs. 3 Crore. The bid is as much as Rs. 4.40 Crore from Royals and offered!
3.37 PM: England’s Moeen Ali is the subsequent man. Punjab Kings makes the opening bid. CSK makes its bid for Moeen at Rs. 2.20 Crore. CSK rises the bid to Rs. 3 Crore. Punjab with a Rs. 4 Crore bid. CSK takes the bidding as much as Rs. 5 Crore. Punjab’s administration deliberating after CSK’s Rs. 6 Crore. Punjab and CSK continues its bidding and its now as much as Rs. 7 Crore with the latter. Moeen Ali is offered to CSK at Rs. 7 Crore! CSK followers would have appreciated what they noticed of Moeen after he struck a 18-ball 43 towards India within the Chennai Take a look at earlier this week.
3.33 PM: Kedhar Jadhav goes unsold. Shakib al Hasan is up subsequent. KKR makes a gap bid at Rs. 2 Crore. Punjab Kings is into the race. Shakib goes to KKR at Rs. 3.20 Crore.
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) February 18, 2021
3.18 PM: We start with the ‘Huge Present’, Glenn Maxwell! KKR is available in with a bid of Rs 2 Crore. Royals joins in. RCB is into the combo. The bid is as much as Rs. 4 Crore from RCB. CSK makes a bid for Maxwell at Rs. 4.60 Crore! CSK makes a bid of Rs. 6 Crore! CSK and RCB are in a tug of conflict for Maxwell! Bid as much as Rs. 7.50 Crore. CSK makes a bid of Rs. 9 Crore. CSK’s bid stands at Rs. 10 Crore. The bid is as much as Rs. 11.75 Crore from RCB. CSK raises bid to Rs. 13 Crore! CSK with the bid at Rs. 14 Crore… Maxwell is offered to RCB for Rs. 14.25 Crore! Oh my.. A 14-minute lengthy bidding conflict involves an finish! RCB’s remaining purse now could be Rs. 21.15 Crore.
We transfer to set quantity 2. (All-rounders)
3.16 PM: Australia’s Aaron Finch is subsequent at base worth of Rs. 1 Crore. He goes unsold. Hanuma Vihari (Rs. 1 Crore) goes unsold.
3.15 PM: West Indies’ Evin Lewis at a base worth of Rs. 1 Crore goes unsold.
3.13 PM: Steve Smith is up subsequent. Base worth Rs. 2 Crore. RCB makes the opening large! Delhi is available in on the final minute with its bid. Steve Smith is offered to Delhi Capitals for Rs. 2.20 Crore!
3.12 PM: Alex Hales is subsequent. Rs. 1.50 Crore. He goes unsold. His countryman and English opener Jason Roy is up subsequent. He goes unsold.
3.10 PM: Hugh Edmeades is on the dias and we’re about to begin the bidding. Karun Nair would be the first participant to go beneath the hammer from the primary set. Base worth of Rs 50 Lakh. Karun Nair goes unsold.
We start with set #1 (Batsmen)
2.55 PM: The group officers are making their approach to the public sale room and take their seats. We’re simply minutes away from the primary title going beneath the hammer.
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