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IPL Auction 2018 : Prithvi Shaw united with Gautam Gambhir, Yuvzendra Chahal retained by RCB

The 11th edition of cash-rich Indian Premier League is set to start in the first week of the April and before the tournament, the mega-auction of players are going to take place in Bangalore on 27th and 28th January.


17:28 hrs IST: Jitesh Sharma remains unsold.

17:27 hrs IST: Jofra Archer will play for RR for INR 720  Lacs.


17:21 hrs IST: Shivam Dube unsold.

17:18 hrs IST: Darcy Short will play for RR for INR 400  Lacs.

17:11 hrs IST: Nitesh Rana will play for KKR for INR 340  Lacs.

17:08 hrs IST: Krunal Pandya retained by MI for INR 880  Lacs.


17:03 hrs IST: Kamlesh Nagarkoti will play for KKR for INR 320  Lacs.

16:57 hrs IST: Harshal Patel will play for DD for INR 20 Lacs.

16:57 hrs IST: Vijay Shankar will play for DD for INR 320 Lacs.


16:52 hrs IST: Deepak Hooda retained by SRH for INR 360 Lacs.

16:50 hrs IST: Shivam Dube goes unsold.

16:49 hrs IST: Rahul Tewatia will play for DD for INR 300 Lacs.

16:21 hrs IST: Indian Under-19 skipper Prithvi Shaw will play for DD for INR 120 Lacs.


16:16 hrs IST: Sidddesh Lad unsold.

16:15 hrs IST: Manan Vohra will play for RCB for INR 110 Lacs.

16:13 hrs IST: Rahul Tripathi will play for RR for INR 340 Lacs.

16:08 hrs IST: Himanshu Rana goes unsold.

16:08 hrs IST: Mayank Agrawal will play for KXIP for INR 100 Lacs.

16:04 hrs IST: Ricky Bhui will play for SRH for INR 20 Lacs.

16:04 hrs IST: Ishank Jaggi will play for KKR for INR 20 Lacs.



16:00 hrs IST: Indian Under-19 player, Shubnam Gill will play for KKR for INR 180 Lacs.

15:58 hrs IST: Surya Kumar will play for MI for INR 320 Lacs.

15:50 hrs IST: Kuldeep Yadav retained by KKR for INR 580 Lacs.

15:45hrs IST: Adam Zampa goes unsold.

15:44 hrs IST: Yuzvendra Chahal retained by RCB for INR 600 Lacs.

15:39 hrs IST: Samuel Badree goes unsold.

15:39 hrs IST: Amit Mishra will play for DD for INR 400 Lacs.



15:36 hrs IST: Rashid Khan will play for SRH for INR 900 Lacs.

15:25 hrs IST: Karn Sharma will play for CSK for INR 500 Lacs.

15:19 hrs IST: Ish Sodhi goes unsold.

15:17 hrs IST: Piyush Chawla retained by KKR for INR 420 Lacs.

15:05 hrs IST: Sri Lankan pacer Malinga goes unsold.


15:03 hrs IST: Kagiso Rabada will play for DD for INR 420 Lacs.

15:00 hrs IST: Mitchell M goes unsold.

14:59 hrs IST: Mohammed Shami will play for SRH for INR 300 Lacs.

14:56 hrs IST: Ishant Sharma unsold on Saturday’s auction.

14:55 hrs IST: Tim Southee unsold.



14:53 hrs IST: Umesh Yadav will play for RCB for INR 420 Lacs.

14:48 hrs IST: Pat Cummins will play for MI for INR 540 Lacs.

14:45 hrs IST: Josh Hazlewood remains unsold.

14:44 hrs IST: Mitchell Johnson goes unsold.


14:43 hrs IST: M Rahman will play for MI for INR 220 Lacs.

14:39 hrs IST: Jos Buttler will play for RR for INR 440 Lacs.



14:35 hrs IST: Sam Billings remains unsold.

14:34 hrs IST: Ambati Rayudu will play for CSK for INR 220 Lacs.

14:28 hrs IST: Sanju Samson will play for RR for INR 800 Lacs.

14:22 hrs IST: Robin Uthappa retained by KKR for INR 640 Lacs.

14:17 hrs IST: Naman Ojha goes unsold.



14:16 hrs IST: Dinesh Karthik will play for KKR for INR 740 Lacs.

14:10 hrs IST: Jonny Bairstow goes unsold.

14:07 hrs IST: Saha will play for SRH for INR 500 Lacs.

14:04 hrs IST: Quinton de Kock will play for RCB for INR 280 Lacs.

14:02 hrs IST: Parthiv Patel unsold.

VIVO #IPLAuction – Top Buys so far…

— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) January 27, 2018


12:55 hrs IST: Moeen Ali will play for RCB for INR 170 Lacs.


12:55 hrs IST: Marcus Stoinsi retained by KXIP for INR 620 Lacs.

12:53 hrs IST: Stuart Binny will play for RR for INR 50 Lacs.


12:51 hrs IST: Colin Munro will play for DD for INR 190 Lacs.

12:48 hrs IST: Yusuf Pathan will play for SRH for INR 190 Lacs.

12:45 hrs IST: James Faulkner unsold.

12:44 hrs IST: COLIN de GrandHOMME will play for RCB for INR 220 Lacs.



12:40 hrs IST: Kedar Jadhav will play for CSK for INR 780 Lacs.

12:38 hrs IST: RR and CSK bidding over Kedar Jadhav.

12:35 hrs IST: Shane Watson will play for CSK for INR 400 Lacs.

12:32 hrs IST: Carlos Brathwaite will play for SRH for INR 200 Lacs.

12:28 hrs IST: Chris Woakes will play for RCB for INR 740 Lacs.



12:12 hrs IST: Martin Guptill remains unsold.

12:12 hrs IST: Manish Pandey will play for SRH for INR 1100 Lacs.

12:07 hrs IST: KXIP and MI bidding over Manish Pandey.

12:05 hrs IST: Hashim Amla unsold.

12:04 hrs IST: Chris Lynn will play for KKR for INR 960 Lacs.

12:00 hrs IST: RR and MI have opened the bid for Chris Lynn.



11:58 hrs IST: Jason Roy will play for DD for INR 150 Lacs.

11:54 hrs IST: Brendon McCULLAM will play for RCB for INR 360 Lacs.

11:50 hrs IST: Aaron Finch will play for KXIP for INR 620 Lacs.

11:45 hrs IST: David Miller retained by KXIP for INR 300 Lacs.

11:42 hrs IST: Murali Vijay unsold.

11:38 hrs IST: KL Rahul will play for KXIP INR 1100 Lacs.



11:33 hrs IST: Karun Nair will play for KXIP for INR 560 Lacs.

11:21 hrs IST: Yuvraj Singh will play for KXIP for INR 200 Lacs.

11:19 hrs IST: Joe Root remains unsold.

11:18 hrs IST: Kane Williamson will play for SRH for INR 300 Lacs.

11:15 hrs IST: Dwayne Bravo retained by CSK for INR 640 Lacs.



11:12 hrs IST: Gautam Gambhir is set to play for the DD for INR 280 Lacs.

11:07 hrs IST: Glenn Maxwell will play for the DD for INR 900 Lacs.

11:00 hrs IST: Shakib AL Hasan will play for the SRH for INR 200 Lacs.

10:58 hrs IST: Harbhajan Singh will play for the CSK for INR 200 Lacs.

10:39 hrs IST: Mitchel Starc will play for the KKR for INR 940 Lacs.

10:35 hrs IST: Ajinkya Rahane will play for the RR for INR 400 Lacs.

10:33 hrs IST: Faf du Plessis will play for the CSK for INR 160 Lacs.

10:30 hrs IST: Ben Stokes will play for the RR for INR 1200 Lacs.

10:26 hrs IST: Chris Gayle unsold.

10:24 hrs IST: Kieron Pollard will play for the Mumbai Indians for INR 540 Lacs.



10:18 hrs IST: R Ashwin will play for the KXIP for INR 760 Lacs.

10:14 hrs IST: Shikhar Dhawan will play for SRH. Sun Risers uses RTM to get Dhawan for INR 520 Lacs.

10:12 hrs IST: Madley announces that if any player goes unsold today, he will come up for auction tomorrow.

10:04 hrs IST:

Dhoni on Chennai Super Kings’s Auction Strategy: “As far as the composition of the team, we had 3 retainerships. We have retained three players thinking which will help us the best- a keeper, two batsmen and the same two batsmen who can bowl. A lot of areas are covered when it comes to the top order. We don’t have to go for left-handers. If the need arises, we may go for.”

” Who we will get in the auction…that becomes slightly tough to say as of now. If we are looking for a few players, a lot of others are also looking for the same,” the former India captain said

10:02 hrs IST:

All ready for the #iplauction2018 Never mind the toothache ….usko bhi dekh lenge….. Grrrrrrr ! #Kxipsquad #excited Ting

— Preity zinta (@realpreityzinta) January 27, 2018


09:58 hrs IST:

All set! VIVO #IPLAuction

— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) January 27, 2018


09:46 hrs IST:

Ahead of the auction, Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Rajiv Shukla said, “The eight franchises have given us an indication of what their core would be with their Player Retentions and IPL 2018 Player Auction will be an important step towards the creation of a successful team. ”

The marquee list is full of star players, but I am also looking forward to the uncapped Indian players who have proved their mettle in the earlier editions of the IPL and are sure to attract high bids,” he added.

09:42 hrs IST:

Other than marquee players, Indian Under-19 skipper Prithvi Shaw, Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shubman Gill can also create a buzz in the IPL auction 2018.

09:36 hrs IST:

List of the players retained in the player auction:

CSK: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja.

DD: Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Chris Morris.

Kings XI Punjab: Axar Patel.

KKR: Andre Russell and Sunil Narine.

MI: Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah.

RR: Steve Smith.

RCB: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Sarfaraz Khan.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner and Bhuvneshwar Kumar

09:31 hrs IST:

These players can create a buzz in the auction- Ravichandran Ashwin, Ben Stokes, Gautam Gambhir, Kuldeep Yadav, Jos Buttler, Rashid Khan.

 09:14 hrs IST:

Players with top base price

All the teams, including Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings, will take part in the auction. In IPL auction, star players like Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir and Chris Gayle, who were not retained by their respective franchises, will also take part.

Rs 2 crore

R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, M Vijay, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Karn Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Gautam Gambhir, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa.

Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan, Mitchell Johnson, Cameron White, Eoin Morgan, Liam Plunkett, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, James Faulkner, Josh Hazlewood, Corey Anderson, Brendon McCullum, Quinton de Kock, Colin Ingram, Angelo Mathews.

Rs 1.5 crore

Aaron Finch, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Kagiso Rabada, Kane Williamson, Kuldeep Yadav, Kyle Abbott, Lendl Simmons, Mark Wood, Amit Mishra, David Miller, Evin Lewis, Faf du Plessis, Harry Gurney, Hashim Amla, Jason Holder, Jason Roy, Jaydev Unadkat, Michael Klinger.

Also Read: IPL auction 2018: Here is everything you need to know

Moeen Ali, Mohit Sharma, Shaun Marsh, Steven Finn, Travis Head, Trent Boult, Moises Henriques, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Nathan Lyon, Peter Handscomb, Ravi Bopara, Washington Sundar.

Rs 1 crore

Adam Zampa, Alex Hales, Jason Behrendorff, JP Duminy, Lasith Malinga, Andrew Tye, Ben Cutting, Carlos Brathwaite, Chris Jordan, Dale Steyn, Daniel Christian, Dwayne Smith, Manish Pandey, Mitchell McClenaghan.

Mohammed Shami, Shakib Al Hasan, Shane Watson, Tim Southee, Tom Curran, Tymal Mills, Umesh Yadav, Vinay Kumar, Mohammed Siraj, Imran Tahir, Mustafizur Rahman, Parthiv Patel, Piyush Chawla, Sam Billings, Samuel Badree, Sanju Samson, Wriddhiman Saha.

Jan 27-28 ✔️ ⌚ 10:00 AM IST✔️
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— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) January 26, 2018

Good luck to everyone involved in today’s #IPLAuction ! Exciting times ahead for all players & I can’t wait to share my exciting news with #IPL lovers too ✔️

— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) January 27, 2018

09:09 hrs IST:

Here is the list of players eligible for RTM cards in IPL auction:

CSK: Baba Aparajith, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Ishwar Pandey, Brendon McCullum, Ronit More, Dwayne Smith and Andrew Tye.

DD: JP Duminy, Mohammed Shami, Quinton de Kock, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jayant Yadav, Amit Mishra, Zaheer Khan, Sam Billings, Sanju Samson, Carlos Brathwaite, Karun Nair, CV Milind, Syed Ahmed, Pratyush Singh, Angelo Mathews, Corey Anderson, Kagiso Rabada, Pat Cummins, Ankit Bawne, Aditya Tare, Murugan Ashwin, Navdeep Saini and Shashank Singh.

Kings XI Punjab: Manan Vohra, Gurkeerat Mann Singh, Anureet Singh, Sandeep Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Wriddhiman Saha, Murali Vijay, NS Naik, Mohit Sharma, KC Cariappa, Armaan Jaffer, Pradeep Sahu,

Swapnil Singh. Hashim Amla, Marcus Stoinis, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, David Miller, Eoin Morgan, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan, Matt Henry, Varun Aaron, Martin Guptill, Darren Sammy and Rinku Singh.

KKR: Gautam Gambhir, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Piyush Chawla, Robin Uthappa, Umesh Yadav, Yusuf Pathan, Sheldon Jackson (WK), Ankit Rajpoot, Rishi Dhawan, Sayan Ghosh, R Sanjay Yadav and Ishank Jaggi.

MI: Shreyas Gopal, Nitish Rana, Siddhesh Lad, J Suchith, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Punia, Jitesh Sharma, Tim Southee, Jos Buttler, Mitchell McClenaghan, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Lasith Malinga, Mitchell Johnson, K Gowtham, Kulwant Khejroliya, Asela Gunaratne and Nicholas Pooran.

RR: Ankit Sharma, Rajat Bhatia, James Faulkner, Dhawal Kulkarni, Vikramjeet Malik, Abhishek Nayar, Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Salunkhe, Pravin Tambe, Dishant Yagnik, Sagar Trivedi, Rahul Tewatia and Juan Theron.

RCB: Chris Gayle, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Mandeep Singh, Adam Milne, Sreenath Aravind, Kedar Jadhav, Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Samuel Badree, Travis Head, Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdulla, KL Rahul, Avesh Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tymal Mills, Billy Stanlake, Pawan Negi, Praveen Dubey and Aniket Chaudhary.

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Naman Ojha, Ricky Bhui, Kane Williamson, Siddharth Kaul, Bipul Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Yuvraj Singh, Ben Cutting, Abhimanyu Mithun, Barinder Sran, Deepak Hooda, Vijay Shankar, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Siraj, Eklavya Dwivedi, Chris Jordan, Mohammad Nabi, Ben Laughlin, Pravin Tambe and Tanmay Agarwal.

09:04 hrs IST:

A team can spend a total of Rs 80 crore on buying the players.  Every single IPL team can have maximum 25 players in their team in which 8 can be foreigners.

RCB surprised everyone by retaining Sarfaraz Khan, and the two obvious choices Virat Kohli and AB de Viliiers.

All the teams have already retained players from last year, while RR have only opted for Steve Smith the Super Kings have retained their skipper MS Dhoni along with Ravindra Jadeja and Suresh Raina.

The list of marquee players includes the likes of R Ashwin, Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Christopher Gayle, Ben Stokes, Kane Williamson, Glenn Maxwell, Joe Root, Mitchell Starc, Faf du Plessis, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Shakib Hasan.

This year, there are 16 players awarded marquee status with the highest base price of Rs 2 crore

The 11th edition of cash-rich Indian Premier League is set to start in the first week of the April and before the tournament, the mega-auction of players are going to take place in Bangalore on 27th and 28th January.

In the IPL players’ auction, 578 capped, uncapped players from different nations will go under the hammer.

Earlier, 18 players, including Indian skipper Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel were retained by their respective franchises. Meanwhile, 182 players out of 578 will be picked by different teams during the auction.

Earlier, IPL had made the headlines when a record 1,122 players had expressed the desire to take part in the league.

In the final list of 578 players, 360 are Indian and 218 are foreign players. In 360 players, 13 players have kept their base price for Rs 2 crores.

08:30 hrs IST:

Here is how much money franchise can be spent:

Chennai Super Kings: Rs. 47 crore

Delhi Daredevils: Rs. 47 crore

Kings XI Punjab: Rs. 67.5 crore

Kolkata Knight Riders: Rs. 59 crore

Mumbai Indians: Rs. 47 crore

Rajasthan Royals: Rs. 67.5 crore

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Rs. 49 crore

Sunrisers Hyderabad: Rs. 67.5 crore