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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.