IPL Auction 2016: Pawan Negi pips Yuvraj Singh as costliest India player; Shane Watson gets Rs 9.5 cr

Pawan Negi pips Yuvraj Singh as the costliest Indian with Rs 8.5 crores; Shane Watson highest buy at Rs 9.5 cr.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 7, 2016 4:57 pm
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The IPL auction for the 2016 season of the T20 League in Bangalore on Saturday. While the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Kevin Pietersen, Shane Watson and Dale Steyn generate top interest, the youngsters of India and some England players are also popular. The eight franchises would like to pick the best combination. Catch the IPL Auction 2016 Live here (COMPLETE LIST OF SOLD PLAYERS)

PHOTOS: WHO WENT WHERE AND FOR HOW MUCH

Auction, as it happened

 

 

* RP Singh to play under MS Dhoni. Sold to Pune for Rs 30 lacs

* SRH get Barinder Sran for Rs 1.3 crores and then A Mithun for Rs 30 lacs

* South Africa’s Kyle Abbott goes to KXIP for Rs 2.1 crores

* KKR buy Jaydev Unadkat for Rs 1.6 crores

* Mushtafizur Rahman goes to SRH for Rs 1.4 crores

* KXIP buy Marcus Stonis for Rs 55 lacs

* SURPRISE! West Indies’ Carlos Brathwaite is sold for Rs 4.2 cr to Delhi

* New Zealand’s Colin Munro goes to KKR for Rs 30 lacs

* RCB get Stuart Binny for Rs 2 crores

* Mitchell Marsh sold toPune for Rs 4.8 crores

* Dhawal Kulkarni sold to Gujarat for Rs 2 crores

* John Hastings sold to KRR for Rs 1.3 crores

* Gujarat Lions snap Praveen Kumar for Rs 3.5 cr

* Tim Southee goes to Mumbai Indians for Rs 2.5 cr

* KXIP finally get a pacer! Mohit Sharma bought for Rs 6.5 crores

* Chris Morris becomes a millionaire as Delhi Daredevils buy him for Rs 7 crore

* Irfan Pathan to play under MS Dhoni! Pune buy him for Rs 1 cr

* Dinesh Karthik will play for Gujarat Lions. They buy him for Rs 2.3 crores

* Jos Buttler will play the IPL 2016! Mumbai Indians buy him for Rs 3.8 crores

* Sanju Samson goes to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 4.2 crores! Their first but today

* ANOTHER SURPRISE! Usman Khawaja fails to attract any bidders. Remains unsold

* Rilee Rossouw, Che Pujara, Hashim Amla, George Bailey, S Badrinath, Michael Hussey remain unsold

* No one is sold in the specialist batsmen category!

* Dale Steyn is sold to Gujarat Lions for Rs 2.3 crores

* Dale Steyn is the last name in the marquee list

* Yuvraj Singh to play for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sold for Rs seven crores

* Yuvraj Singh is the new name. Base price Rs 2 crores

* Ashish Nehra sold to SRH for Rs 5.5 crores

* Ashish Nehra, base price of Rs 2 cr, is the new name

* Aaron Finch goes unsold

* Shane Watson a million dollar buy! Sold to RCB for Rs 9.5 cr

* Shane Watson is the new name and his base price is Rs 2 cr

* Surprise! Guptill goes UNSOLD

* Martin Guptill is the new name

* Ishant Sharma goes to Pune for Rs 3.8 crores

* Ishant Sharma is the next name with a base price of 2 crore rupees

* Dwayne Smith is sold to Gurajat for 2.3 crores rupees

* Dwayne Smith, with base price of 50 lakhs, is the next name

0936 hrs IST: Kevin Pietersen sold to Pune Rising Supergiants for 3.5 crore

0930 hrs IST: 351 players go under the hammer today and Kevin Pietersen if the first name

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