The 2013 Indian Premier League Player Auction takes place in Chennai on 3rd February 2013. This page will provide Full coverage of the event live.
The proceedings will begin at 11:00 am. The auction will be conducted by Richard Madley, a professional auctioneer from England who has conducted each of the previous IPL player auctions. The proceedings will be telecast live on SONY SIX.
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Mumbai Indians make a very late bid for Ponting, after the auctioneer says unsold. The auctioneer allows Mumbai's bid. No one else bids for Ponting. Mumbai buy Ponting at base price of $400,000.
RCB raise the bidding for RP Singh to $400,000. Sunrisers drop out of the bidding. RP Singh sold to RCB for $400,000.
Delhi take it up to $450k for Botha. He was sold for $950k at the last auction to Rajasthan. they haven't bid for him this time. Botha sold to Delhi for $450K.
There are no other bids for Clarke. Pune buy Clarke back at $400k, much less than they bought him for during the previous IPL season.
James Faulkner, sold to Rajasthan Royals for $400,000.
Mumbai Indians make an opening bid for Glenn Maxwell at $200,000. Sunrisers also want him. The bid is at 300k with Mumbai, Sunrisers make a 325 bid, Mumbai go up to 350 .... Mumbai have it again at 500k for Maxwell!
The bids keep spiralling for Maxwell ...and it's going up fast. Just Sunrisers and Mumbai bidding. Raising in 25k intervals. Mumbai have the bid at the moment at 800k. Sunrisers raise to 825k. Mumbai have the bid at 900k and finally the bidding slows down a li .... Sunrisers raise to 925
Glenn Maxwell, sold to Mumbai Indians for $1 million. The IPL's newest millionaire.
Henriques sold for $300k to RCB.
Rajasthan have the bid for Nayar at $250k. Chennai don't raise, but Delhi do. A new bidder. Rajasthan v Delhi now ...Rajasthan take the bid for Nayar to 300k.
Pune come into the bidding for Nayar and make a bid at $625,000. Will RCB and Sunrisers persist? RCB go up to 650k. Pune raise to 675k. Sold to Pune at $675,000.
Rajasthan make a 650k bid, Sunrisers bid $675k. Thisara Perera sold to Sunrisers for $675,000. That's their first buy at the auction.
Jesse Ryder, who's been in awesome form in the HRV cup, on sale at $100k. Delhi make the opening bid. RCB drops out of the bidding for Ryder, Delhi buy Jesse Ryder at $260k.
Now the auction is resuming, fast bowlers on sale.
Darren Sammy is up next, base price $100k. Kolkata have bid for the first time today and it's for the West Indies captain. Sunrisers buy Sammy at $400k.
Jaydev Unadkat Base price $100,000. Indian fast bowlers are usually rare commodities and Delhi open the bidding. RCB buy Unadkat at 525k.
Delhi vs RCB for Pankaj Singh. Delhi have it at $120k, RCB take a while but raise, Delhi are quicker to go higher. RCB make a $150k bid for Pankaj. RCB buy him at 150k.
Mumbai takes ages to raise and they say $270k, RCB raises immediately. The bid for Rampaul is with RCB at $290k. Mumbai drop out of the contest. RCB buy Rampaul at $290,000. They've bought three fast bowlers in a row. Unadkat, Pankaj and Rampaul.
Manpreet Gony, base price $200,000. Punjab open the bidding for Gony The second bid is very late and it comes from Sunrisers, and after that pause the bids go up quickly, it's with Punjab at 260k. Punjab buy Gony at $500,000.
Fidel Edwards sold to Rajasthan Royals for $210,000.
Sudeep Tyagi, base price $100k. Tyagi to Sunrisers at $100k.
Dirk Nannes is the last fast bowler on sale, base price $200,000. CSK made a opening bid, Pune make the second bid. Nannes sold to Chennai at $600,000.
The spinners are up next.
Nathan McCullum, the NZ spinner/allrounder, at base price of $100k. Sunrisers make the only bid and buy him for that $100k.
Mumbai Indians make the first bid for Ajantha Mendis at $50k. Pune also want him . Kolkata enter the bidding for Mendis, and it's them vs Pune now. They also have Narine in their squad. Pune have the bid for Mendis at 575k. KKR bid $600,000. Pune Warriors finally buy Mendis at $725,000.
After Lunch break...
But it may not follow the same format as it did before lunch. The franchises could write the names of the players they want and only if there is a clash between two or more franchises will there be bidding.
These are from among players who have not yet opened for auction.
22 players have been nominated for the second part of the auction. The first is Farveez Mahroof, then Jeevan Mendis, South Africa's Chris Morris, SL's Sachitra Senayake, Scott styris. Among fast bowlers it is Ben Cutting, Josh Hazlewood, Clint McKay. Among batsmen - Ben Rohrer, Henry Davids, Rilee Rossouw. Allrounders - Kevin O'Brien, Jacob Oram, West Indies fast bowler Jason Holder, Rory Kleinveldt, Ben Laughlin, Travis Birt, Christopher Barnwell and Kane Richardson.
So Sri Lanka's Maharoof is up on sale first. Base price $50k. But no one has bid for him. Unsold.
SL's Jeevan Mendis up at base price $50k. Delhi bid for him and no one else does. Delhi buy Mendis at base price ($50k).
Chris Morris, SA allrounder, base price of $20k, the bids have gone up to $625k. CSK Sold him at $625k.
CSK open the biding for SL spinner Sachitra Senanayake at $50k, Mumbai also want in. CSK place the $100k bid. Mumbai raise, CSK raise to 120k. KKR buy him at $625k.
Scott Styris is unsold at base price of $100k.
Australia fast bowler Ben Cutting unsold at base price of $100k.
CSK open the bidding for Australia's Ben Laughlin at base price of $20k. Sold to Chennai at $20k
Kane Richardson, the Australian fast bowler, on sale at base price of $100k. Kane Richardson sold at $700,000 to Pune Warriors.
Delhi and Pune have maxed their foreign player quota. There are 13 foreign players and one Indian player left to be auctioned.
Jacob Oram, base price $50k. Mumbai sold him at $50k
South Afrian keeper Quinton de Kock, base price $20k. Sunrisers Sold at $20k.
Dan Christian, at a base price of $100k. RCB sold at $100k.
SL spinner Akila Dananjeya on sale at base price of $20k. CSK Sold at $20k.
Clint McKay, Australian fast bowler, on sale at base price of $100k. Sold to Sunrisers.
Towering West Indian quick Jason Holder under the hammer again. Base price $20k. CSK sold at base price.
South Africa allrounder Ryan McLaren gets an opening bid of $50k from KKR. KKR sold at base price. Their second buy today.
Kusal Perera, the SL wicket-keeper-batsman, is next up at base price of $20k. Rajasthan make the first bid. The only bid. Sold.
The 2013 IPL auction is over.
37 players were bought, $11.89 million was spent in the last few hours.