IPL Auction 2023 Live Updates: Sam Curran To Punjab Kings For Rs 18.5Cr, Nicholas Pooran To Lucknow Supergiants For 16Cr

IPL 2023: Sam Curran sold to PBKS for a record Rs 18.50 crore.© BCCI

IPL Auction 2023 Live Updates: England’s Sam Curran and Australia’s Cameron Green shattered the all-time Indian Premier league (IPL) auction record as they were picked respectively for Rs 18.50 crore and Rs 17.50 crore by Punjab Kings and Mumbai Indians. Two other England stars Ben Stokes and Harry Brook also went for high prices as Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad picked them for Rs 16.25 crore and Rs 13.25 crore respectively. West Indies wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran was sold to Lucknow Supergiants for Rs 16 crore while South Africa’s Heinrich Klaasen has been picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 5.25 crore. SRH also bought Mayank Agarwal For Rs 8.25 crore. Among the pacers, Reece Topley was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 1.90 crore. England spinner Adil Rashid was smartly picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 2 crore. Kane Williamson has been sold to Gujarat Titans for Rs 2 crore. This year’s auction will see 405 players going under the hammer. Only 87 slots available to the teams.

Here are the Live Updates of the IPL Mini Auction 2023 from Kochi

  • 16:28 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Mayank Markande goes to SRH!

    Mayank Markande has been sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for an amount of 50 lakh and with it, the spinners’ set ends here, but highlight of the phase was wicketkeeper batter Nicholas Pooran going to Lucknow Super Giants for 16 crore. The side already has KL Rahul and yet they paid such a big amount for Pooran. These biddings are hard to predict and decipher at times. 

  • 16:27 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Zampa, Shamsi, Rahman unsold!

    Adam Zampa is unsold at his base price of 1.50 crore. Tabraiz Shamsi is also sold for his base price of 1 crore. Mujeeb ur Rahman is currenly under the hammer. He will also go unsold.

  • 16:24 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Richardson, Ishant, Adil Rashid sold!

    Jhye Richardson has been sold to Mumbai Indians for 1.50 crore. Meanwhile, Ishant Sharma has been sold to Delhi Capitals for 50 lakh. On the other hand, Adil Rashid has been sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for 2 crore.

  • 16:21 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Unadkat to LSG, no buyer for Milne!

    Jaydev Unadkat has been sold to Lucknow Super Giants for his base price of 50 lakh. Adam Milne is currenly under the hammer and he will go unsold for his base price of 2 crore.

  • 16:20 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Jordan unsold, Topley goes to RCB!

    Chris Jordan is unsold at his base price of 2 crore. Another England star Reece Topley is under the hammer currently. He has started at a lower price but RCB and MI seem really interested in the player. RCB eventually win the bidding war for Topley by paying a sum of 1.90 crore.

  • 16:16 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Phil Salt sold to DC for 2 crore!

    Kusal Mendis and Tom Banton are unsold while Delhi Capitals have bought Phil Salt for 2 crore. While Kusal had set a base price of 50 lakh for himself, that of Banton was 2 crore. Meanwhile, Salt was sold at his base price only.

  • 16:12 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Heinrich Klaasen sold to SRH!

    Heinrich Klaasen has been sold to Delhi Capitals for 1.20 crore. Okay, wait! SRH made a last moment bid and have restarted the bidding war. They eventually bag the services of the star player for 5.25 crore.

  • 16:11 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Nicholas Pooran sold to LSG for 16 crore!

    The bid for Nicholas Pooran is going sky-high. It has crossed the mark of 11 crore. Lucknow Super Giants are the new competitor for Delhi Capitals. It’s 14.50 in favour of LSG at the moment. Wait, it’s still going on! 16 is the bid from LSG and that’s it for them.

  • 16:07 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Nicholas Pooran is on demand!

    Bid for Nicholas Pooran has crossed 4 crore! Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals are contesting for him. The bid has crossed 6 crore now. Both RR and DC are adamant with the choice of going for Pooran and that sees the bid go over 8 crore now.

  • 16:04 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Wicketkeeper set has started!

    Litton Das starts the bidding for the wicketkeeper’s set. He goes unsold for 50 lakh. Nicholas Pooran is next. CSK and RR are interested in him. He is definitely going to fetch a good amount, the star player from West Indies.

  • 16:00 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Highlights so far – Curran, Green and more!

    Sam Curran – 18.50 (Punjab Kings)

    Cameron Green – 17.50 (Mumbai Indians)

    Ben Stokes – 16.25 (Chennai Super Kings)

    Harry Brook – 13.25 (Sunrisers Hyderabad) 

    Jason Holder – 5.75 (Rajasthan Royals)

  • 15:55 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: What is the current remaining purse of teams?

    CSK have paid a whopping sum for Ben Stokes in the bidding war for all-rounders, while Mumbai Indians too leaked their purse for Cameron Green. Check out the remaining purse amount of the 10 teams as they go ahead for the rest part of the auction. Click HERE

  • 15:40 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Ben Stokes sold to CSK for 16.25 crore!

    Another star all-rounder Ben Stokes is under the hammer at the moment. He has started at his base price of 2 crore and the bidding is currently at 7.50 with LSG making the last bid. The latest bid is 13.50 crore from LSG. SRH are at the other end. 14.75 is the bid from SRH now and LSG make it 15. After a big battle between LSG and SRH, CSK entered the bidding war and secured the services of Ben Stokes for 16.25.

  • 15:36 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Cameron Green sold to MI for 17.5 crore!

    The bidding for Cameron Green has gone to 16 crore with Mumbai Indians making the last bid. Okay, DC make it 16.25 now. MI make it 16.50. DC again with 16.75. MI are now at 17. This is going great for Green! It’s 17.50 now with MI making the last bid because DC had crossed them after that. However, now DC have stopped. No other bidders and MI secure Cameron Green for 17.5 crore.

  • 15:33 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Cameron Green under the hammer!

    MI and RCB are interested in Cameron Green at the moment and the bid is nearing 10 crore. Okay, it has crossed 11 crore by the time I was typing. The bidding way faster. Delhi Capitals are in the contest now.  They are competing with Mumbai Indians.

  • 15:31 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Jason Holder sold to RR for 5.75 crore!

    Jason Holder is also in great demand with CSK and RR bidding for him with all their might. 5.75 is the current bid fro RR and CSK are comtemplating now. It seems that they don’t want to go ahead from here. That’s it for RR, they bag the services of Jason Holder for 5.75 crore.

  • 15:28 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Jason Holder under the hammer!

    The bidding for Jason Holder has started. CSK and RR are in the battle. The amount has gone over 3 crore with RR making the last bid. CSK are back with another bid, but RR are not stepping back. CSK lead again with 3.80 crore bid. There comes RR with 4 crore. CSK make it 4.20.

  • 15:27 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Odean Smith to GT, Raza to PBKS!

    Odean Smith has been sold to Gujarat Titans for 50 lakh. Sikandar Raza is under the hammer now. He has been sold to PBKS for his base price of 50 lakh.

  • 15:24 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Sam Curran sold to PBKS for 18.50 crore!

    The bid for Sam Curran has crossed over 17 cores. PBKS have made the last bid of 18 crores. Mumbai Indians put a bid of 18.25. PBKS are back again with 18.50 crore and that’s it. Punjab Kings have secured the services of Sam Curran for a whopping sum of 18.50 crore.

  • 15:21 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Bid for Sam Curran over 16 crore now!

    The bid for Sam Curran has reached 14.50 with SRH making the last bid. There comes CSK with 14.75. PBKS make it 15 crore. The bid goes on and SRH are now at 16 crore for Sam Curran. The bid goes beyond.

  • 15:16 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Sam Curran under the hammer!

    The bidding for Sam Curran is going on and by the time, I am typing, his value is increasing with a great amount. MI and RR are currently in the battle. It goes over 10 crore with Mumbai Indians making the last bid. Rajasthan Royals don’t want to step back. It’s MI again with a bid of 11.25 crore. RR make it 11.50. CSK enter the battle now. 12.75 is the latest bid from them. RR are also in the battle.

  • 15:15 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Shakib Al Hasan unsold!

    The bidding for the all-rounders started with Shakib Al Hasan but he went unsold. His base price was 1.5 crore.

  • 15:14 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: What is the current remaining purse?

    SRH, who had entered the auction with the highest purse amount, have spent 21.50 crore for Harry Brook and Mayank Agwarwal. Gujarat Titans bought Kane Williamson while Ajinkya Rahane was sold to CSK.

  • 15:03 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Joe Root, Rilee Rossouw unsold!

    Joe Root is unsold at his base price of 1 crore. None of the franchises were interested in him. Rilee Rossouw follows him and he is also unsold. His base price was 2 crore.

  • 15:02 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Ajinkya Rahane sold to CSK for 50 lakh!

    Ajinkya Rahane has been sold to CSK for his base price of 60 lakh. No competition and CSK will pick him with ease. Prima facie, this seems like a good bargain for CSK!

  • 14:59 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Mayank Agarwal sold to SRH for 8.25 crore!

    Okay, so here is some really intense battle going on between SRH and CSK. The bidding has gone over 7 crores. It is at 8.25 crore now with SRH making the last bid. CSK won’t come in between this time and SRH lock it at the amount. Agarwal is theirs now!

  • 14:58 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Bidding war for Mayank is on!

    SRH have entered the bidding war for Mayank Agwarwal at the moment. The bid has already gone at 5.75 crore with SRH making the last bid. The CSK camp is contemplating, and there they go, it’s a 6 crore bid from them. SRH make it 6.25. It is getting interesting!

  • 14:55 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Mayank Agarwal under the hammer!

    Mayank Agarwal is currently under the hammer. CSK and PBKS seem much interested in the player. The bid is currenly at 3.80 crore with CSK making the last bid. Some discussion in the PBKS camp, will they go forward? Let’s see…

  • 14:52 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Brook sold to SRH for 13.25 crore!

    Both SRH and RR are not stepping back and that sees the bid for Brook go over 13 crores. RCB have made the bid and RR have held themselves this time from bidding. This seems the final touch. 1,2 and 3. Yes, guys, it is SRH that will get the services of Harry Brook for a whopping sum of 13.25 crore.

  • 14:50 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Bid for Brook goes over 10 crores

    This is crazy stuff! Harry Brook as expected is set to fetch some real big amount and the bidding war for him is not over yet. It has gone over 10 crores at the moment with SRH and RR contesting for him. Okay, make it over 11.

  • 14:45 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Harry Brook in demand!

    Harry Brook is under the hammer at the moment… Royal Challengers Banglaore and Rajasthan Royals are in the bidding war. Okay, his value has gone over 5 crores. It is going further beyond guys, it’s over 7.25 now. Look at the interest of the bidders, they are ready to pay over 8 crores. Sunrisers Hyderabad have entered the bidding war against Rajasthan Royals.

  • 14:42 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Williamson sold to Gujarat Titans!

    No competition and Kane Williamson has been sold to Gujarat Titans for his base price of 2 crore.

  • 14:41 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Bidding starts with Kane Williamson!

    Kane Williamson is under the hammer at the moment,. The bidding starts with him. He has a base price of 2 crores.

  • 14:35 (IST)

    IPL Auction 2023: Event kicks off!

    The auction has started in Kochi. Some formalities and we will soon be entering the bidding zone. Are you all excited? Stay connected folks and we will be providing you all the updates in the earliest possible time!

  • 14:20 (IST)

    IPL Auction: Which team has the highest purse remaining?

    Out of the overall 95-crore purse allotted to each team after the addition of Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants in IPL, Sunrisers Hyderabad have the highest remaining purse amount of 42.25 crore. On the other hand, Kolkata Knight Riders have the lowest with a sum of 7.05 crore. Have a look at the entire list HERE

  • 14:17 (IST)

    IPL Auction: What is the base price of players?

    We are only a few minutes away from the start of the auction that will see a total of 405 players go under the hammer. A total of 19 players enter into the auction with a base price of 2-crore each, while 11 have a base price of 1.5-crore each. Check out the base price of each player HERE

  • 14:07 (IST)

    IPL Auction: The top names

    11 players are in the auction list with a base price of INR 1.5 crore. Manish Pandey and Mayank Agarwal are the two Indian players in the list of 20 cricketers with a base price of INR 1 crore.

  • 14:05 (IST)

    IPL Auction: What will be the teams’ strategy?

    From the 2023 season onwards, the X-Factor substitution has also been allowed which effectively makes it a 12-man team per side for each match. The franchises, hence, would need to keep this aspect in mind before bidding for their desired players.

  • 13:42 (IST)

    IPL Auction: And some more rules!

    The number of Indian players in each squad can vary from 17 to 25, neither less nor more. When it comes to the overseas lot, a maximum of 8 players can be bought. Any player going unsold in the initial rounds can be brought back later.

  • 13:38 (IST)

    IPL Auction: Some more rules!

    The franchises have to spend 75 percent of their overall purse balance at all cost. No Right To Match (RTM) card has been allowed this time.

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