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And that’s a wrap ladies and gentlemen! 60 players were sold, 20 of them overseas. We are through with the latest IPL auction. We will bring you all the latest roundups, analytics, how the team stack up, how they spent etc for you in a few minutes. Thanks for joining us. See you at the next auction! Good Night!

IPL Teams

9:09 pm: Riyan Parag. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO RR at BP

9:08 pm: Ashton Turner. BP: INR 50 lakh. SOLD TO RR at BP

9:08 pm: Manan Vohra. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO RR at BP

9:05 pm: Shrikant Mundhe. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO KKR at BP

9:04 pm: Aman Khan. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

9:04 pm: Bandaru Ayyapa. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to DC at his BP

9:03 pm: Tanmay Mishra. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

9:03 pm: Ashton Turner is back. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

9:02 pm: Sandeep Warrier. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

9:02 pm: Kedar Devdhar. BP: INR 20 lakh. No bids. UNSOLD

9:01 pm: Dan Christian. BP: INR 1 crore. No interest again. UNSOLD

9:00 pm: Joe Denly. BP: INR 1 crore. KKR place their bid. SOLD TO KKR at BP

9:00 pm: Zeeshan Ansari. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

9:00 pm: Shubham Ranjane. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO RR at BP

8:59 pm: Ruturaj Gaikwad. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO CSK at BP

8:58 pm: Murugan Ashwin. BP: INR 20 lakh. KXIP bid. SOLD at BP to KXIP

8:58 pm: Tushar Deshpande. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD, again.

8:57 pm: Jalaj Saxena. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO DC at BP

We’re back.

So this is how the 8 teams stack up as for now (Each team can have a squad comprising not more than 25 players). 50 players have been sold. 20 slots available.

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8:36 pm: So another 10-minute break now. Each team will give out names of three players. A further accelerated round await. Stick with us for all the updates.

8:35 pm: Dale Steyn. BP: INR 1.5 crore. UNSOLD

8:34 pm: Luke Ronchi. BP: INR 75 lakh. UNSOLD

8:34 pm: Jason Holder. BP: INR 75 lakh. UNSOLD

8:33 pm: Rishi Dhawan. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

8:33 pm: Saurabh Tiwary. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

8:33 pm: Jagadeesha Suchith. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:32 pm: Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:32 pm: India’s U-19 World Cup winner Ishan Porel is back. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:31 pm: Chama Milind. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:31 pm: Tushar Deshpande. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:28 pm: UP captain Akshdeep Nath. BP: 20 lakh. Lot of bids for him. It has zoomed to INR 1.9 crore. SOLD TO RCB FOR INR 3.6 crore

8:27 pm: Ayush Badoni. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:26 pm: Arman Jaffer. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:25 pm: Yuvraj Singh. BP: INR 1 crore. SOLD TO MUMBAI INDIANS AT BP.

8:24 pm: Chris Jordan. BP: INR 1 crore. UNSOLD, again

8:24 pm: Manoj Tiwary. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD, again

8:23 pm: Martin Guptill is back. BP: INR 1 crore. SOLD TO SRH at BP

Now for those who went unsold before.

8:23 pm: Mayank Dagar. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:22 pm: Karn Veer Kaushal. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:21 pm: Shrikant Munde. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD 

8:21 pm: Harpreet Brar. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to KXIP at BP

8:20 pm: Agnivesh Ayachi. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to KXIP at BP

8:19 pm: Akash Parkar. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:19 pm: Jamie Overton. BP: INR 40 lakh. UNSOLD

So our correspondent Noel caught up with Shivam Dube.

 

8:16 pm: Prayas Ray Barman. BP: INR 20 lakh. First bid from KXIP. RCB join. Another tussle. Will Burman strike it big? SOLD TO RCB for INR 1.5 crore

8:16 pm: Laurie Evans. BP: INR 40 lakh. UNSOLD

8:15 pm: Keemo Paul. BP: INR 50 lakh. SOLD TO DC at his BP

8:14 pm: Liam Livingstone. BP: INR 50 lakh. SOLD TO RR at his BP

8:13 pm: Prithvi Raj Yarra. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to KKR at his BP

8:13 pm: Rasikh Salam. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to MI for BP

8:07 pm: 17-year-old Prabhsimran Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. RCB start. KXIP raise it to INR 25 lakh. It goes up again and again. And now it’s INR 85 lakh from RCBAnd he has been sold to KXIP FOR INR 4.8 CRORE. WOAH! 

8:06 pm: Lalit Yadav. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:05 pm: Shashank Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. RR raise their paddle, KXIP join but he finally goes to RR for INR 30 lakh.

8:04 pm: Swapnil Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:04 pm: Sairaj Patil. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:03:  Darshan Nalkande. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO KXIP for INR 30 lakh

8:03 pm: Milind Kumar. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO RCB for BP

8:02 pm: Pankaj Jaiswal. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

8:01 pm: England’s Harry Gurney, bowler. BP: INR 75 lakh. SOLD to KKR for his BP. 

8:01 pm: Australian allrounder Ashton Turner next. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

8:00 pm: Sikander Raza. BP: INR 75 lakh. UNSOLD

7:59 pm: Fabian Allen. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

7:59 pm: Sandeep Warrier. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

7:58 pm: Jaskaran Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

7:58 pm: Arshdeep Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. First bid from KXIP. SOLD to KXIP at BP

7:57 pm: Patrick Brown. BP: INR 40 lakh. UNSOLD

7:57 pm: Vishnu Vinod. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

7:56 pm: Nikhil Naik. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to KKR at BP

7:56 pm: Lewis Gregory. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

7:55 pm: Himmat Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. RR start the war with the first bid. RCB raise the stakes with INR 25 lakh. Final bid from RCB who snap him for INR 65 lakh

7:54 pm: Himanshu Rana. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

7:53 pm: Hardus Viljoen. BP: INR 75 lakh. SOLD to KXIP for BP

7:51 pm: Oshane Thomas. BP: INR 50 lakh. Finally! We have a bid. KXIP kickstart the war with the first claim. RR enter with INR 55 lakh. And RR take him for INR 1.1 crore

7:50 pm: James Pattinson. BP: 1 crore. UNSOLD

7:50 pm: Manpreet Gony. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

7:50 pm: Dan Christian. BP: INR: 1 crore. UNSOLD

7:49 pm: Rilee Rossouw. BP: INR 1.5 crore. UNSOLD

7:48 pm: Joe Denly. BP: INR 1 crore. UNSOLD

7:48 pm: Satyajeet Bachhav. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

7:47 pm: Afghani Qais Ahmed. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD 

7:46 pm: Fast bowler Anrich Nortje at BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to KKR for INR 20 lakh

7:43 pm: Sherfane Rutherford. BP: INR 40 lakh. First bid from DC. Enter KKR with INR 45 lakh. So it has zoomed to INR 2 crore from DC. SOLD TO DC for INR 2 crore.

7:43 pm: Shubham Ranjane. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

7:42 pm: First up is Pravin Dubey. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

And we are underway for the accelerated round!

So we are at the final stage of the auction now. The franchisees have been asked to give a list of the players they would like to buy. They will go under the hammer now. 

Maximum Squad Size for each team: 25

CSK: 24; SRH: 22; MI: 21; KKR: 15; DC: 21; KXIP: 16; RR: 18; RCB: 20

CSK can add one more player to their squad while KKR still have a provision of 10 more players.

STAT ATTACK: So far, 27 players have been sold. 10 of them overseas. Amount spent: INR 83.15 crore

 

6:41 pm: Dale Steyn. BP: INR 1.5 crore. Somebody ought to bid for the legend! No bids so far. Ah! NO BIDS. UNSOLD

6:39 pm: Lockie Ferguson. BP: INR 1 crore. KKR start the bidding war at his BP. SOLD TO KKR at INR 1.6 crore

6:39 pm: South African rightr-arm pacer Morne Morkel. BP: INR 1.5 crore. No bids for the lanky paceman. UNSOLD

6:38 pm: Mithun Abhimanyu. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

6:37 pm: Australian Kane Richardson is in now. BP: INR 1 crore. UNSOLD

6:36 pm: R Vinay Kumar. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

6:34 pm: Left-arm pacer Barinder Sran. BP: INR 50 lakh. CSK vs MI for Sran. SOLD TO MI for INR 3.4 crore

Fast bowlers now

6:33 pm: New Zealand’s Glenn Phillips enters the auction now. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

6:32 pm: Heinrich Klaasen. INR 50 lakh. SOLD at his BP to RCB

6:31 pm: Kusal Perera. BP: INR 75 lakh. UNSOLD

6:30 pm: Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim. Will he invite any bid? His BP is INR 50 lakh. Nope. UNSOLD 

6:29 pm: Luke Ronchi is in now. BP: INR 75 lakh. UNSOLD

Wicketkeepers now

6:24 pm: England allrounder Sam Curran. BP: INR 2 crore. His name invites quite an interest. DC start at his BP. RCB enter the fray with INR 2.2 crore. The two teams are locked in an intense battle for his signature. After a long time today, we have a real fight. Who will land him? RCB or DC? Current bid is with RCB at INR 5 crore. Oh well, KXIP have entered the fight at INR 5.2 crore. And they have jacked it to INR 6 crore. SOLD TO KXIP FOR INR 7.2 CRORE

6:24 pm: No takers for West Indies’ Jason Holder as well. (BP: INR 2 crore). UNSOLD

6:23 pm: J&K captain Parvez Rasool is in. INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

6:22 pm: Corey Anderson, who holds the record for second-fastest century in ODIs, up for grabs next. BP: INR 2 crore. UNSOLD

6:21 pm: Himachal’s Rishi Dhawan. BP: INR 50 lakh. No interest. UNSOLD

6:20 pm: Now, Sri Lankan Angelo Mathews. BP: INR 2 crore. UNSOLD

6:20 pm: First up is New Zealand’s James Neesham. BP: INR 75 lakh. Goes back UNSOLD

Allrounders are back

6:19 pm: Hashim Amla. BP: INR 1 crore. UNSOLD

6:18 pm: Saurabh Tiwary. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

6:17 pm: Shaun Marsh is up for grabs now. BP: INR 2 crore. UNSOLD

6:13 pm: Colin Ingram is in now. BP: INR 2 crore. DC enter the bidding at his BP. After a long tussle, DC wrest the South African for INR 6.4 crore.

6:13 pm: Reeza Hendricks. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

6:12 pm: Hazratullah Zazai. BP: INR 50 lakh. Nobody has raised their paddles. The Afghani goes UNSOLD.

6:11 pm: Australian Usman Khawaja is the first of the lot. BP: INR 1 crore.  No bidders. UNSOLD

And we’re back for another round of breathtaking bidding war!

We break for 10 minutes. Catch a breath.

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6:00 pm: Murugan Ashwin. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:59 pm: Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:58 pm: KC Cariappa. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:57 pm: Zahir Khan. BP: INR 40 lakh. UNSOLD

5:56 pm: Yuvraj Chudasama. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:55 pm: Jagadeesha Suchith. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:54 pm: Nathu Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to DC at BP

5:54 pm: Tushar Deshpande. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5: 53 pm: Chama Minind. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5: 52 pm: Rajneesh Gurbani. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:51 pm: Ishan Porel. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:51 pm: Aniket Chaudhary. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

Fast bowlers

5:50 pm: Arun Karthik. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:49 pm: KS Bharat. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:48 pm: Ankush Bains. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD to DC for his BP

5:48 pm: Anuj Rawat. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:47 pm: Baba Indrajith. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:46 pm: Sheldon Jackson. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:45 pm: Jalaj Saxena. BP: INR 20 lakh. UNSOLD

5:36 pm: Varun Chakaravarthy. Allrounder – BP: INR 20 lakh. Delhi vs CSK on this one. Current bid with CSK for INR 3.4 crore. DC raise their paddle for INR 4.6 crore. KXIP bid INR 4.8 crore. RR bulldoze their way in with INR 5 crore.  KKR have raised it to INR 8.2 crore. SOLD TO KXIP FOR INR 8.4 crore

5:31 pm: Shivam Dube. BP: 20 lakh. He came to prominence at the Mumbai T20 League when he smashed five sixes in an over of Pravin Tambe. And on Monday, he made another statement hitting five sixes in on the final day of Mumbai’s Ranji Trophy match. Three-way battle between Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai.  From INR 20 lakh to INR 3 crore! KXIP enter with INR 4 crore. RCB push it to INR 5 crore. SOLD to RCB for INR 5 crore

5:30 pm: Ayush Badoni goes UNSOLD

Allrounders now

5:29 pm: Sarfaraz Khan. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO KXIP FOR INR 25 lakh.

5:28 pm: Armaan jaffer and Akshdeep Nath UNSOLD

5:26 pm: Anmolpreet Singh. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO MI FOR INR 80 lakh

5:25 pm: Manan Vohra, Sachin Baby, Ankeet Bawne – UNSOLD

5:24 pm: Devdutt Padikkal. BP: INR 20 lakh. SOLD TO RCB at BP

Uncapped India batsmen up for grabs now

So, fierce bid for fast bowlers and the first lot of spinners went unsold. Interesting. Is the IPL venue South Africa?

15-minute break now. Time for some refreshments now.

5:05 pm: Australian Fawad Ahmed. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

5:04 pm: Khary Pierre. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

5:03 pm: Australia leggie Adam Zampa into the fray now. BP: INR 1 crore. UNSOLD.

5:02 pm: Rahul Sharma. BP: INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD.

Next up: Spinners

RECAP

 

4:58 pm: Punjab pacer Mohit Sharma. BP: INR 50 lakh. DC make the first move, KXIP follow. Back and forth and his price is now INR 1.3 crore. CSK enter with INR 1.5 crore.  DC raise it to INR 1.6 crore. MI enter  – INR 1.8 crore. CSK get him for INR 5 crore.

4:53 pm: Jharkhand’s tearaway pacer Varun Aaron is up for the bids now. BP: INR 50 lakh. RR open with the base price, DC raise it to INR 55 lakh. And it’s now at INR 2.2 crore. Fast bowlers are in demand it seems. SOLD to Rajasthan Royals for INR 2.4 crore

4:47 pm: Mohammed Shami. BP: INR 1 crore. CSK open the bid at BP. CSK vs KXIP fighting for his services. His price has skyrocketed to INR 4 crore (KXIP). SOLD TO KXIP for INR 4.8 crore.

4:46 pm: Sri Lanka talisman Lasith Malinga into the fray now. BP: INR 2 crore He was with Mumbai Indians last season but as a bowling coach. This time, after a decent international comeback, he’s eyeing a team, as a player.  SOLD to Mumbai Indians at BP.

4:44 pm: Ishant Sharma. BP: INR 75 lakh. SOLD TO DC for INR 1.1 crore

4:35 pm: We’re back. Fast bowlers. Jaydev Unadkar is the first of the lot. BP: INR 1.5 crore. War of bids between DC and RR. From INR 1.5 crore to RR 4.6 crore – Unadkat continues to be a hot property. Chennai Super Kings have bid INR 5.8 crore. Now, INR 7 crore from KXIP. SOLD TO RAJASTHAN ROYALS FOR INR 8.4 CRORE. 

Take a break you guys. We’ll be back after five minutes.

4:25 pm: Wriddhiman Saha is the latest to enter the auction. BP: INR 1 crore.  SOLD TO SRH for INR 1.2 crore

4:21 pm: Nicholas Pooran. BP: INR 75 lakh. DC bid at the BP. RCB raise their paddle – INR 80 lakh. KXIP bid INR 85 lakh.  Meanwhile, it has shot to INR 3.4 crore (KXIP).  SOLD TO INR 4.2 crore KXIP

4:19 pm: England’s Jonny Bairstow. BP: INR 1.5 crore. Will he be the first Englishman to find a team today? SRH enter the fray with INR 1.5 crore. KXIP join with INR 1.6 crore. It’s SRH vs KXIP at the moment. Will player no. 3 enter? SOLD TO SRH at INR 2.2 crore

4:18 pm: Ben McDermott. BP: 50 lakh. He will go back without any takers. UNSOLD

4:16 pm: Naman Ojha. BP: INR 75 lakh. No bids for the Madhya Pradesh skipper. UNSOLD

Next lot is wicketkeepers

4:12 pm: Axar Patel is next. BP: INR 1 crore. Current bidders: Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab. Delhi place a bid of INR 3 crore. KXIP respond with INR 3.20. DC are not leaving this, they bid INR 3.4. Ah! This isn’t going to end soon. INR 5 crore from DC. SOLD TO DC for INR 5 crore

4:10 pm: Australia allrounder Moises Henriques (BP: INR 1 crore) is the next man in. Right after the auctioneer says ‘last chance’, KXIP wake up and place their bid INR 1 crore. SOLD at base price to KXIP

4:09 pm: Hold your collective hearts: It’s YUVRAJ SINGH. BP: INR 1 CRORE. Dear god, no taker for the left-hander in the first round. UNSOLD

4:08 pm: Punjab’s Gurkeerat Singh, BP: INR 50 lakh. After some deliberation, RCB enter the battle. And secure him at his base price of INR 50 lakh. SOLD

4:06 pm: England’s Chris Jordan comes up for auction. BP: INR 1 crore. Last chance and nobody has raised the paddle. UNSOLD

3:59 pm: Carlos Brathwaite, remember the name comes up next. (BP: 75 lakh). KKR open with the base price. He’s in demand, you guys. From INR 75 lakh, it’s gone up to INR 1.9 crore (KKR).  Intense battle between KKR and KXIP for the West Indies’ WT20 final hero who hit four sixes at the Eden Gardens to break England’s heart. Guys, hold your breath, it’s getting hot in here. KKR have raised it to INR 5 crore! Ah! So much love for the West Indian. SOLD TO KKR FOR INR 5 CRORE!

3:57 pm: England’s Chris Woakes is first from the bag of allrounders. BP: INR 2 crore. Well, no takers from him either. UNSOLD

3:56 pm: Another Kiwi comes up – Martin Guptill for INR crore (BP). UNSOLD

3:55 pm: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum available for bids now. His base price INR 2 crore.Last chance says the auctioneer. UNSOLD

3:48 pm: Shimron Hetmyer ladies and gents! Will his name result in fierce bids? Yup. BP: INR 50 lakh. KXIP with INR 80 lakh bid.  FYI, his price has shot up to INR 1.7 crore with Rajasthan Royals making their claim. And it’s INR 2 crore now. KXIP bid INR 2.4 crore. SRH join the battle with INR 2.6 crore. A new player has entered – RCB  place their bid of INR 4.2 crore. AND SOLD! Hetmyer to RCB for INR 4.2 crore.

3:44 pm: Hanuma Vihari (BP: INR 50 lakh) comes next. And we have the first bid of the day. It’s from Delhi Capitals! Now, Rajasthan Royals join the fight. Mumbai Indians enter with INR 95 lakh. Delhi outbid with INR 1.2 crore! Finally, Vihari goes to Delhi for INR 2 crore.

3:42 pm: Now we have England big-hitter Alex Hales. Base price INR 1.5 crore. Oh well, no bids for him either! UNSOLD

3:42 pm: Next up is Cheteshwar Pujara. Base Price INR 50 lakh. UNSOLD

3:40 pm: First up we have Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary. His base price is INR 50 lakh. No bids for him. UNSOLD

3:37 pm: And there we have the first visuals of IPL auctioneer Hugh Edmeades who takes us through the rules.

3:30 pm:  CoA member Diana Edulji welcomes the franchisees and their respective officials followed by BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary’s address to the gathered audience.

3:15pm IST: Here is the full list of salary cap available for each of eight IPL franchises:-

Chennai Super Kings

No of Players: 23, No of Overseas Players 8, Total money spent: 73.6 cr, Salary cap available: 8.4 cr, Available slot: 2, Overseas slot: 0

Delhi Capitals

No of Players: 15, No of Overseas Players 5, Total money spent: 56.5 cr, Salary cap available: 25.5 cr, Available slot: 10, Overseas slot: 3

Kings XI Punjab

No of Players:10, No of Overseas Players 4, Total money spent: 45.8 cr, Salary cap available: 36.2 cr, Available slot: 15, Overseas slot: 4

Kolkata Knight Riders

No of Players: 13, No of Overseas Players: 3, Total money spent: 66.8 cr, Salary cap available: 15.2 cr, Available slot: 12, Overseas slot: 5

Mumbai Indians

No of Players: 18, No of Overseas Players: 7, Total money spent: 70.85 cr, Salary cap available: 11.15 cr, Available slot: 7, Overseas slot: 1

Rajasthan Royals

No of Players: 16, No of Overseas Players: 5, Total money spent: 61.05 cr, Salary cap available: 20.95 cr, Available slot: 9, Overseas slot: 3

Royal Challengers Bangalore

No of Players: 15, No of Overseas Players: 6, Total money spent:63.85 cr, Salary cap available: 18.15 cr, Available slot:10, Overseas slot: 2

Sunrisers Hyderabad

No of Players: 20, No of Overseas Players: 6, Total money spent:72.3 cr, Salary cap available: 9.70 cr, Available slot: 5, Overseas slot: 2

3:10pm IST: A recap of the highest price brackets:

Players with INR 2 crore base price (Top bracket): Corey Anderson, Shaun Marsh, Colin Ingram, Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Brendon McCullum, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes and D’Arcy Short.

Players with INR 1.5 crore base price: Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow, Jaydev Unadkat, Morne Morkel, Dale Steyn, Rilee Rossouw, Luke Wright, James Faulkner, Alex Carey, Liam Dawson

Players with INR 1 crore base price: Martin Guptill, Moises Henriques, Chris Jordan, Axar Patel, Yuvraj Singh, Wriddhiman Saha, Mohammad Shami, Adam Zampa, Hashim Amla, Usman Khawaja, Lockie Ferguson, Kane Richardson, Joe Denly, Daniel Christian, JP Duminy, Ben Laughlin, James Pattinson, Mark Wood and Steven Finn

3:05pm IST: A little under 30 minutes to go for the auction to start. Excited?

Could these five overseas cricketers fetch hefty paydays?

2:40pm IST: OK!

2:00pm IST: It’s that time of the year, again. Yup, IPL auction is upon us and it’s the second time in 2018 that cricketers are going to go under the hammer. The impending general elections in India mean the next IPL season will have an early start and possibly, at an overseas venue meaning the much-awaited auction is being held on December 18 (Tuesday) in Jaipur.

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From an initial hopeful 1003 cricketers, the final list has been pruned to 351 players of which 228 are Indians and 123 overseas.

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There are a couple of major changes from the past auction. IPL has a different auctioneer, yup. Richard Madley has been replace by Hugh Edmeades. Next major change is the timing. While traditionally, the event starts in the morning, this time keeping in mind the ongoing India’s tour of Australia and the broadcasters intent to grab as many eyeballs as possible, it will start at 3:30 pm (IST) with the venue being Jaipur (Rajasthan).

Meet your new auctioneer Edmeades