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Gujarat Lions (GL) team in IPL 2017 Auction: Jason Roy bought for Rs.1 Crore

The Lions go for five back-to-back signings after the lunch break.
Updated: 20 February 2017 15:33 IST - Published: 20 February 2017 15:28 IST
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This brings us to the end of the day's proceedings. The Gujarat Lions were slow off the blocks, but went on a buying spree after the lunch break, poaching little known players for their base prices and stocking up their domestic quota. We will keep churning out post-auction content on Sportskeeda.com. Until then, it's a goodbye from Aadya Sharma!
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List of players bought by Gujarat Lions till now:
Jason Roy (Rs.1 Cr)
Basil Thampi (Rs.85L)
Manpreet Gony (Rs.60L)
Nathu Singh (Rs.50L)
Munaf Patel (Rs.30L)
Shelley Shaurya (Rs.10L)
Shubham Agrawal (Rs.10L)
Tejas Baroka (Rs.10L)
Chirag Suri (Rs. 10L)
Pratham Singh (Rs. 10L)
Akshdeep Nath (Rs. 10L)


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Akshdeep Nath, released last year by the Lions, is re-bought for Rs.10 L
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5 back to back signings for Lions, all little-known players.
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Another uncapped signing for the Lions, Pratham Singh bought for Rs. 10L
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Local boy Shubham Agrawal joins him right away, bought for Rs. 10L.
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Shelley Shaurya, a 23 year old who plays for Delhi, is the seventh signing for the Lions. 
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Chirag Suri, a 22-year old Emirati cricketer, is Lions' sixth buy for Rs. 10 Lakh.
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Local boy Munaf Patel, a World Cup winner, joins the Lions at his base price of Rs. 30 Lakh.
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Lions still have Rs. 11.4 Cr in their purse.
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In the meantime, Darren Sammy appears in the auction list. BP Rs. 30 lakh. He's bought by KXIP for the same amount.
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The 26-year old Roy had expressed interest in playing the T20 league, and has more than 3000 runs in 130 T20 matches.
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Ishant Sharma, with a BP of Rs. 2 crore, has been called for the auctions again. But he remains unsold.
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JASON ROY goes to GUJARAT LIONS for Rs. 1 crore
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Jason Roy is the next man in and Gujarat Lions are showing interest straightaway.
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We are back after the break
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With that, the morning session of the IPL Auction 2017 ends. The franchises will be back after a short break. Stay tuned for all the action.
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It has been a topsy-turvy ride for Manpreet Gony, who had forced his way into the Indian team in 2008 after strong performances for CSK. In 2012, he became the first bowler to bowl three maidens in a top-level T20 match while playing for Punjab in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
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And that's the fourth signing for the Lions. He is sold to them for Rs. 60 Lakh.
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KKR and Gujarat Lions are now battling it out for Manpreet Gony. The Lions currently have him for Rs. 60 Lakh.
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The Lions drop out of the race at Rs. 2.8 Crore. He is snapped up by the Kings XI Punjab.
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And that's a proper battle going on between Keshav Bansal and Virender Sehwag.
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Gujarat Lions are in pursuit of Varun Aaron. 
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The Gujarat Lions have a remaining purse of Rs. 12.90 Crore.
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39-year old Brad Haddin is up for grabs at a base price of Rs. 1.5 Crore. And he is unsold.
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And he is sold to the Mumbai franchise for the same amount.
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The Mumbai Indians are holding the bid for Karn Sharma at Rs.3.2 Crore.
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Rs. 2.6 Crore is the current bid for Sharma with the Lions. 
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The bid for Karn Sharma has crossed Rs. 1 crore! Lions and Mumbai Indians are really in a tussle for this one
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The Lions enter the race for Karn Sharma. 
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Keshav Bansal, the owner of the Lions, had made it clear that they will be looking for domestic talent from across the country. And they have gone exactly according to the plan
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The 21-year old Nathu Singh, son of a factory worker, is one of the most promising fast bowlers in the country right now. Known to bowl over 140 clicks, Singh has trained at the MRF pace academy in Chennai
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Tejas Baroka has been poached by the Lions for Rs. 10 Lakhs
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Players bought by Gujarat Lions so far:
Nathu Singh (Rs. 50 Lakh)
Basil Thampy (Rs. 85 Lakh)
Tejas Baroka (Rs. 10 Lakh)
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And he becomes the second signing for the Lions!
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The current bid is at Rs. 85 Lakhs from the Lions. 
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Basil Thampy from Kerala is in the Lions' radar. The battle is on between Lions and Pune.
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Nathu Singh is the first signing for the Gujarat Lions! Sold for Rs. 50 lakhs.
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The current bid is at Rs. 50 lakhs with the Lions.
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Jaipur born fast bowler Nathu Singh is being pursued by the Lions and Rising Pune. 
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The Lions really went for Choudhary, but the RCB just pipped them with a Rs. 2 crore offering. 
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Thangarasu Natarajan is being pursued by Rising Pune and Kings XI.
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The Lions are out of the race. RCB get Aniket Choudhary! 
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Hodge gives Bansal the go-ahead, and the stakes rise to Rs. 1.9 crore!
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Born in Bikaner, the 27-year old plies his trade for Rajasthan in the Ranji.
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He's currently with the Lions at Rs. 1.5 crores
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Wherever he goes, this Rajasthan boy has hit jackpot today.
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Current bid is at Rs. 1.1 crore with the Lions.
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