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IPL 7 Auction Live Update, Day 2: Patt Cummins bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 1 crore

Patt Cummins was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 1 crore © Getty Images
Patt Cummins was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 1 crore © Getty Images

Feb 13, 2014

That’s it. That’s the end of the IPL 7 players’ auctions. Day Two has witnessed some big buys — the interest for domestic talent was on display today. Few of the capped players who went unsold yesterday, got themselves an IPL team to play for today. While some big names still missed out.

It will also be very interesting to see how these team combinations work out if the tournament is played in the South Africa this season, as few rumours suggest. Stay updated with us, and follow all our analysis.


Patt Cummins, Rs 1 crore. Kolkata Knight Riders buy him for Rs 1 crore. Debabrata Das, Rs 20 lakhs. Kolkata Knight Riders buy him for Rs 20 lakhs. Ben Dunk, Rs 20 lakhs. Mumbai Indians buy him for Rs 20 lakhs. Yogesh Takawale, Rs 10 lakhs. Royal Challengers Bangalore buy him for Rs 10 lakhs.


Sachin Baby, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold. Evin Lewis, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold. Aravind Sreenath, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Pawan Suyal, Rs 10 lakhs. Mumbai Indians buy him for Rs 10 lakhs. Udit Patel, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Jayant Yadav, Rs 10 lakhs. Delhi Daredevils buy him for Rs 10 lakhs. Samad Fallah, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Reeza Hendricks, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold.


The final section of the IPL 7 auction underway now.


Murali Karthik Rs 1 crore. Kings XI Punjab get him for Rs 1 crore. Adam Milne, Rs 30 lakhs, unsold. Wayne Parnell, Rs 1 crore. Delhi Daredevils buy him for Rs 1 crore.Merchant De Lange, Rs 30 Lakh. Mumbai Indians buy him for Rs 30 lakhs. Mitchell McClenaghan, Rs 30 lakhs, unsold. Krismar Santokie, Rs 30 lakhs. Mumbai Indians buy him for Rs 30 lakhs.


Lowanwabo Tsotsobe, Rs 30 lakhs, unsold. Juan Theron, Rs 30 lakhs, unsold. Ashish Reddy, Rs 20 lakhs. Sunrisers Hyderabad buy him for Rs 20 lakhs. Pawan Suyal, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Abrar Kazi, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Udit Patel, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Ankit Sharma, Rs 10 lakhs. Rajasthan Royals buy him for Rs 10 lakhs. Sean Abbott, Rs 30 lakhs, unsold.


Samad Fallah, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Amit Mishra, Rs 10 lakhs. Rajasthan Royals buy him for Rs 10 lakhs. Sachin Rana, Rs 20 lakhs. Royal Challengers Bangalore buy him for Rs 20 lakhs. HS Sharath, Rs 10 lakhs. Delhi Daredevils buy him for Rs 10 lakhs. Hardus Viljeon, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Shivam Sharma, Rs 10 lakhs. Kings XI Punjab buy him for Rs 10 lakhs.


Avinash Yadav, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Aniket Choudhury, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold. Miguel Cumins, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold. Deepak Hooda, Rs 10 lakhs. Rajasthan Royals buy him for Rs 40 lakhs. Chama Milind, Rs 10 lakhs. Sunrisers Hyderabad buy him for Rs 10 lakhs. Umar Nazir, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Michael Neser, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold. Shardul Thakur, Rs 10 lakhs. Kings Xi Punjab buy him for Rs 20 lakhs. Nicholas Beard, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold. Jason Behrendorff, Rs 30 lakhs, unsold. Ronsford Beaton, Rs 20 lakhs, unsold. Royston Dias, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold. Rituraj Singh, Rs 10 lakhs, unsold.


Amit Yadav, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Jayant Yadav, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Dewald Pretorius, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Pradeep Sahu, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Sayan Mondal, Rs 10 lakh. Kolkata Knight Riders get him for Rs 10 lakh. Hardik Pandya, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Manan Sharma, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Dhruv Singh, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Karanveer Singh, Rs 10 lakh. Kings XI Punjab get him for Rs 10 lakh. Now teams will submit a list of bowlers they want in the accelerated auction.


James Franklin, Rs 50 lakh, unsold. John Hastings, Rs 50 lakh. Chennai Super Kings get him for Rs 50 lakh. Andrew McDonald, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Christopher Barwell, Rs 50 lakh, unsold. Farveez Maharoof, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. David Weise, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Ashok Menaria, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Yogesh Nagar, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Kevin O’Brien, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Rahul Tewatia, Rs 10 lakh. Rajasthan Royals bid Rs 10 lakh and they get him.


The auction resumes with the all-rounders. David Hussey is first up. Base price is Rs 1 crore. He goes unsold. Azhar Mahmood, Rs 1 crore, unsold. Angelo Mathews, Rs 2 crore, unsold. Andre Russell, Rs 50 lakh. Kolkata and Mumbai are bidding for him. But Kolkata Knight Riders bid Rs 60 lakh and they get him. Luke Wright, Rs 1.5 crore, unsold.


On the issue of captaincy in the Delhi Daredevils, Pietersen said, “I am okay with whatever goes, either its leadership or helping the captain or helping the youngsters.” Some introspection to do in England camp maybe?

Pietersen continued saying, “I love the Delhi family. IPL is a great cricket academy for the youngsters. I am there to help out guys in all possible ways. I am glad to be back with the Delhi Daredevils.”


In the meantime, Kevin Pietersen was talking live on TV and expressed his delight at representing Delhi Daredevils in IPL 7. He said, “We have got a good squad. The two South Africans JP Duminy and Quinton de Kock. Jimmy Neesham is also a good buy coming up from New Zealand. So it’s a good squad overall.”


Tanmay Srivastava, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Craig Simmons, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Cameron Delport, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Reeza Hendricks, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Ganesh Sathish, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Milind Kumar, Rs 10 lakh. Delhi Daredevils bid Rs 10 lakh and they get him for that amount. Nikhil Naik, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Now teams will submit a list of all-rounders they want in the accelerated phase.


Some unnecessary auctioning going on, a host of players are being re-introduced back on the table going unsold. These include even players like Mahela Jayawardene, BBL Player of the Series Ben Dunk and others. Paul Valthaty, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Vishant More, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Nataraj Behera, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Prashant Chopra, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Tanmay Mishra, Rs 10 lakh. Royal Challengers Bangalore get him for Rs 10 lakh.


Ben Dunk, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Davy Jacobs, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Yogesh Takawale, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Arun Karthik, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Siddesh Lad, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Evin Lewis, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Rilee Roussouw, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Hanuma Vihari, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Apoorv Vijay Wankhade, Rs 10 lakh. Mumbai Indians bid Rs 10 lakh for him and they get him. Finally a player has been sold. Srikar Bharat, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Ricky Bhui, Rs 10 lakh. Sunrisers Hyderabad bid Rs 10 lakh and they get him.


Chris Lynn is next up. Base price is Rs 50 lakh. Rajasthan and Kolkata are bidding for him. But it is Kolkata Knight Riders who get him for Rs 1.3 crore. Abhinav Mukund is next. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. He goes unsold. Ben Rohrer, Rs 50 lakh, unsold. Adam Voges, Rs 1 crore, unsold. Travis Birt, Rs 50 lakh, unsold. Debabrata Das, Rs 20 lakh, unsold.


Subramaniam Badrinath is next up. Base price is Rs 1 crore. He goes unsold. Darren Bravo is next. Base price is Rs 50 lakh. He also goes unsold. Martin Guptill is next up. Base price is Rs 50 lakh. He remains unsold. Marlon Samuels is next. Base price is Rs 2 crore. He goes unsold. Cameron White, Rs 1.5 crore, unsold. Tim Paine, Rs 50 lakh, unsold. Luke Ronchi, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Farhaan Behardien, Rs 30 lakh. Henry Davids, Rs 30 lakh, unsold.


Ross Taylor is next. Base price is Rs 2 crore. Delhi Daredevils bid Rs 2 crore for him and they get him for that amount. Naman Ojha is the next name on the list. Base price is Rs 50 lakh. Sunrisers Hyderabad bid Rs 50 lakh and they get him.


Welcome back. Now the players who went unsold in the auction will come up in the list on request by the teams. There are 41 players on offer in the auction. Mahela Jayawardene is the first name on the list. Base price is Rs 2 crore. He remains unsold.


The second set of spinners are next on the list. Ankit Sharma, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Rahil Shah, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Saurishish Lahiri, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Harmeet Singh, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Prasanth Padmanabhan, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Udit Patel, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Abrar Kazi, Rs 10 lakh. KP Appanna, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. J Syed Mohammad, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Vishal Dabholkar, Rs 10 lakh, unsold.

That is first phase of the auction on Day Two of the IPL 7. There will be a half-an-hour break. After the break there will be an accelerated phase in the auction. Join us as soon as the auction begins.


Beuran Hendricks, Rs 30 lakh. He is a South African fast bowler who can bowl at 150 kmph and swing the ball. Mumbai and Delhi are bidding for him. Punjab are now in the fray. The bidding has gone above Rs 1.5 crore. Kings XI Punjab eventually get him for Rs 1.8 crore. Vikramjeet Malik, Rs 20 lakh. Rajasthan Royals get him for Rs 20 lakh.


Harshal Patel, Rs 30 lakh. Rajasthan Royals bid Rs 40 lakh and they get him. But Royal Challengers Bangalore use their ‘Right to Match’ option on him and they get him. Veer Pratap Singh, Rs 20 lakh. Kolkata Knight Riders get him for Rs 40 lakh.


Fast bowlers are next up. Sreenath Aravind, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Ronit More, Rs 10 lakh. Chennai Super Kings get him for Rs 10 lakh. He played for Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy semi-final. Pawan Suyal, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Ashish Reddy, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Sandeep Warrier, Rs 10 lakh. Royal Challengers Bangalore get the upcoming Indian pacer from Kerala for Rs 10 lakh.


Shrikant Wagh, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Sumit Narwal, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Vidyut Sivamakrishnan, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Raiphi Gomez, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Amitoze Singh, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Rajagopal Satish, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Biplab Samantray, Rs 20 lakh, unsold.


The all-rounders are next up. Vijay Shankar, Rs 10 lakh. Chennai Super Kings get him for Rs 10 lakh. Akshar Patel, Rs 20 lakh. Mumbai and Punjab are bidding for him. Kings XI Punjab get him for Rs 75 lakh. Bipul Sharma, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Jalaj Saxena, Rs 20 lakh. Mumbai and Delhi are bidding for him. Mumbai Indians eventually get him for Rs 90 lakh.


Amit Paunikar, Rs 20 lakh. Sunrisers Hyderabad get him for Rs 20 lakh. Nitin Saini, Rs 30 lakh, unsold.


The second list of wicketkeepers are up. Srikar Bharat, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Smit Patel, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Mahesh Rawat, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Uday Kaul, rs 10 lakh, unsold. Shreevats Goswami, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Dishant Yagnik, Rs 30 lakh. Rajasthan Royals get him for his base price of Rs 30 lakh.


Apoorv Wankhede, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Rilee Roussouw, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. VA Jagadeesh, rs 20 lakh, unsold. Hanuma Vihari, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Arun Karthik, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Ankit Bawne, Rs 10 lakh, unsold.


The second list of batsmen is up. Karun Nair is first up. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. There is interest for the young batsman from Karnataka. Rajasthan Royals bid Rs 75 lakh for him and they get him. Royal Challengers Bangalore refuse their ‘Right to Match’ option. Evin Lewis, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Siddesh Lad, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Sachin Baby, Rs 20, unsold.


Pawan Negi is next up. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. Chennai Super Kings make a bid of Rs 10 lakh. As no one else bids for him, they get him. Karn Sharma is the last name on the list for spinners. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. There is interest in him as Delhi and Chennai are bidding for him. Punjab and Hyderabad are now making their bids. The bidding has gone above Rs 1.5 crore. Again Whoa!!! The bidding has gone above Rs 3 crore. Sunrisers Hyderabad get Karn Sharma for Rs 3.75 crore.


Shahbaz Nadeem is next up. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Sunrisers Hyderabad make a bid for Rs 85 lakh and they get him. But Delhi Daredevils use their ‘Right to Match’ option on him and they get him for Rs 85 lakh. Ali Murtaza, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Shreyas Gopal, Rs 10 lakh. Although he is a leg-spinner, Gopal is actually a capable all-rounder. Mumbai Indians make a bid of Rs 10 lakh and they get him for that amount.


Sarabjit Ladda, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Bharghav Bhatt, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Shadab Jakati, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Pravin Tambe is next up. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. Kings XI Punjab get him for Rs 10 lakh. But Rajasthan Royals use their ‘Right to Match’ option on him and they get him for Rs 10 lakh.


The spinners are next up. Kuldeep Singh Yadav is the first name in the list. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. He is the only Chinaman bowler in the IPL after Brad Hogg was not sold yesterday. He is sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 40 lakhYuzvendra Singh Chahal is next. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. Royal Challengers Bangalore are the only one to bid for him and they get him for Rs 10 lakh.


Abu Nechim is next up. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Royal Challengers Bangalore get him for Rs 30 lakh. Siddharth Kaul is next. Base price is 20 lakh. Delhi Daredevils bid Rs 45 lakh and they get him. Ishwar Pandey is the last name on the list of fast bowlers. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. Mumbai and Chennai are bidding for him. He is currently with the Indian squad in New Zealand. Chennai Super Kings eventually get hi for rs 1.5 crore.


Sandeep Sharma is the next name on the list. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Punjab and Delhi are going for him. Kings XI Punjab get him for Rs 85 lakh. Harmeet Singh Bansal is next up. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. He goes unsold. Prasanth Parameswaran, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Sunrisers Hyderabad get him for Rs 30 lakh. Royal Challengers Bangalore refuse their ‘Right to Match’ option.


Anureet Singh is next. Base price is Rs 20. Kings XI Punjab get him for Rs 20 lakh. Jasprit Bumrah is next up. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. Mumbai and Delhi are bidding for him. The bidding goes beyond Rs 1 crore. Mumbai Indians get him for Rs 1.2 crore.


The fast bowlers are up next. Dhawal Kulkarni is first up. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Delhi and Rajasthan are bidding for him. He has played for Mumbai Indians only in the IPL. Rajasthan Royals have bid Rs 1.1 crore and they get him. Rahil Shukla is next up. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. Delhi Daredevils get him for Rs 40 lakh.


Ryan ten Doeschate is next up. Base price is Rs 1 crore. Kolkata Knight Riders bid Rs 1 crore for him and get him for that amount. Mithun Manhas, Rs 30 lakh. Chennai Super Kings bid his base price and they get him. Kevin O’Brien, Rs 30 lakh. He holds the record for the fastest century in World Cups. But goes unsold. Iqbal Abdulla, Rs 30 lakh. There is some interest for the all-rounder. Chennai and Rajasthan are going for him. Rajasthan Royals bid Rs 65 lakh and they get him for that amount. There is a break now and we will be back as soon as the auction begins.


Parvez Rasool is the next name on the list. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. There is interest for him as well. Sunrisers Hyderabad bid Rs 95 lakh and they get him for that amount. Kevon Cooper is next up. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Rajasthan Royals make a bid of Rs 30 lakh and they get him.


Rishi Dhawan is next. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. He was the leading wicket-taker in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season. He played for the Mumbai Indians in IPL 2013 and helped them win the tournament. But they have gone out of the bidding for him. The bidding, though, has gone above Rs 1 crore. Whoa! The bidding has gone above Rs 2 crore. More Whoa!!! The bidding has gone up to Rs 3 crore. Kings XI Punjab have got him with that Rs 3 crore bid.


Mandeep Singh is next up. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai are going for him. He is one of the brightest prospects in Indian cricket and IPL. Sunrisers Hyderabad bid Rs 80 lakh and get him. But Kings XI Punjab use their ‘Right to Match’ option on him and they get him.


All-rounders now. Yogesh Nagar, Rs 20 lakh, unsold. Rajat Bhatia, Rs 30 lakh. Rajasthan and Kolkata are bidding for him now. But it is Rajasthan Royals who get him for Rs 1.7 crore. Ashok Menaria, Rs 30 lakh, unsold.


Niall O’Brien, Rs 30 lakh, unsold. Yogesh Takawale, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Aditya Tare, Rs 20 lakh. Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals want the wicketkeeper-batsman. The bidding has gone beyond Rs 1.2 crore. It has now gone beyond Rs 1.5 crore. Mumbai Indians get him for a whopping bid of Rs 1.6 crore. Sushant Marathe is next up. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. Mumbai Indians get him for Rs 10 lakh.


CM Gautam is next. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. Mumbai Indians get him for Rs 20 lakh. Ben Dunk is next up. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. But he goes unsold. Davy Jacobs, Rs 10 lakh, unsold. Ankush Bains, Rs 10 lakh. Rajasthan Royals get him for his base price.


Manvider Bisla is next up. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Kolkata show early interest in him. He was the Man of the Match in the 2012 IPL final for Kolkata against Chennai. Mumbai are also going for him. But, Kolkata Knight Riders get him for Rs 60 lakh. Debabrata Das is the enxt name name on the list. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. He goes unsold.


Suryakumar Yadav is next up. Base price is rs 20 lakh. Mumbai and Kolkata are bidding for him. Eventually it is Kolkata Knight Riders who get him for Rs 70 lakh. Mayank Agarwal is the next name on the list. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. The bidding has increased to Rs 70 lakh. Delhi Hyderabad stun everyone with a bid of Rs 1.6 crore. They get him for that amount.


KL Rahul is next up. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. Mumbai and Hyderabad are going for him. Sunrisers Hyderabad make a bid of Rs 1 crore for him. They get him, but Royal Challengers Bangalore are given a chance to use their ‘Right to Match’ option for him. But they refuse. Sunrisers Hyderabad get him for Rs 1 crore.


Kedar Jadhav is the next name on the list. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Now he is generating some serious interest. The bidding goes to Rs 1.5 crore and beyond. Remember he was the highest run-scorer in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season. Sunrisers Hyderabad make a bid of Rs 2 crore and they get him. But Delhi Daredevils use their ‘Right to Match’ option on him and they get him for Rs 2 crore.


Manprit Juneja is next. Base price is Rs 10 lakh. Sunrisers Hyderabad bid Rs 10 lakh and he is sold to them. Delhi Daredevils refuse to use their ‘Right to Match’ option on him.


Manish Pandey is next up. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. Remember that he was the first Indian player to score a century in the IPL. This happened during IPL 2. Kolkata Knight Riders bid Rs 1.7 crore for him and they get him.


Unmukt Chand is the next name on the list. Base price is Rs 30. There is a lot of interest for him as well. Rajasthan Royals get him for Rs 65 lakh. Delhi Daredevils refuse to use their ‘Right to Match’ option on him.


Baba Aparajith, base price Rs 10 lakh. Chennai Super Kings get him for that price. Gurkeerat Singh is next up. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. There is a lot of interest for him. Kings XI Punjab make a bid of Rs 1.3 crore and they get him.


Srikkanth Anirudha is the first player in the list. Base price is Rs 20 lakh. After a few moments of silence, Sunrisers Hyderabad have bid for him and got himTirumalsetti Suman is next with a base price of Rs 30 lakh. He goes unsold. Vijay Zol is up next. Base price is Rs 30 lakh. Royal Challengers Bangalore bid Rs 30 lakh at the last second. No one else bids for him and Bangalore get him at base price.


Hello everyone and welcome to CricketCountry’s live updates of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 7 auction. This is Day Two of the auction. On Day One all the teams bid for the players that were drawn in the auction. A total of 70 players were sold on Wednesday to the eight teams. Nearly 300 players will go under the hammer on Thursday. After today, we will get to know more about the teams that will be participating in the seventh edition of the IPL.

The likes of Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, Robin Uthappa, Dinesh Karthik, Pragyan Ojha and Murali Vijay were sold on Wednesday. Yuvraj commanded the highest price as Royal Challengers Bangalore shelled out Rs 14 crore for him. The surprise was Delhi Daredevils paying Rs 12.5 crore for the services of Karthik. Sehwag was bought for Rs 3.2 crore by the Kings XI Punjab.

In the foreigners, England’s Kevin Pietersen sold for Rs 9 crore as Delhi used their ‘Right to Match’ option on him after Sunrisers Hyderabad made the final bid. The biggest surprise was Mumbai Indians not using their ‘Right to Match’ option to secure Mitchell Johnson of Australia for IPL 2014 after Kings XI Punjab made a bid of Rs 6.5 crore. Jacques Kallis went to Kolkata Knight Riders, David Warner went to Sunriseres Hyderabad and Michael Hussey went to Mumbai.

Today the auction will be for most of the uncapped players. A total of 146 players went unsold on Wednesday. If teams want any of those players, then they will have to formally subit a request and that player will under the auction. In the Indian uncapped players’ list, the likes of Kedar Jadhav, Mayank Agarwal, Unmukt Chand, Vijay Zol, Rishi Dhawan and Mandeep Singh will be some of the players that the franchises will want in their squads.

I am Shrikant Shankar and I will be bringing you all the live updates like yesterday from the eagerly awaited IPL 7 auction. For a review of how the auction went about on Day One, click here.

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