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Kings XI Punjab team in IPL 2017 Auction: Varun Aaron sold to KXIP for INR 2.80 crore

Follow all the live updates of players Kings XI Punjab in IPL Auction 2017.
Updated: 20 February 2017 15:37 IST - Published: 20 February 2017 15:27 IST
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That's all from the auction room from Bangalore here today. Punjab has the players to make a mark in this edition's IPL. They will go out there with all guns blazing and go for glory.

Let the games begin!
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Here's a list of players that Punjab picked up in the auctions today:
Eoin Morgan for 2 crores INR
Rahul Tewatia for 25 lakhs INR
T Natarajan for 3 crores INR
Matt Henry for 50 lakhs INR
Varun Aaron for 2.80 crores INR 
Martin Guptill for 50 lakhs INR
Darren Sammy for 30 lakhs INR 
Rinku Singh for 10 lakhs INR 
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The final session concludes and with that the auctions for the 2017 IPL.
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Punjab didn't bother bidding for any players in the final session. They had their set of 27 players. 
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Manoj Tiwary will play for Pune. Bought at 50L.
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Darren Bravo sold to Kolkata for 50L.
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Teams now have an opportunity to recall players previously unsold earlier during the day. 
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The final session of the auctions for IPL 2017 will commence now. 
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The teams can now ask for a set of three players that they desire to be reintroduced into the auction. We're into the final phase of the auction right here now. 
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In a first, Pratham Singh is bought by Gujarat for 10L. The Punjab bench is sitting quiet and pretty for now.
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Mehedi Hasan, the wonder kid from Bangladesh is here next. Punjab not interested. He goes unsold.
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Rinku Singh gets picked up by Punjab for 10L.
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Remember Munaf Patel? The fast bowler who won the 2011 world cup...Gujarat pick him up for 30L. The Punjab bench didn't move an inch there.
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Punjab buys Darren Sammy for 30L. 
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Darren Sammy comes up next and Punjab swoop down on him.
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Mohammed Siraj is sold to Hyderabad for a whopping 2.60 Crore.
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Mohammed Siraj has triggered another bidding war here. Bangalore and Hyderabad are after him.
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The owners take a moment to sip a cup of tea as players continue to roll. 
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Remember Punjab still has a whopping 12.85 crore to spare. 


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A bunch of IND U-19 players come and go. Punjab passes all of them.
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Ben Laughlin goes to Hyderabad. Punjab was uninterested in him.
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Punjab not interested in Manoj Tiwary. He remains unsold. 
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Darren Bravo goes unsold.
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The Punjab camp looks relaxed with Viru sporting a huge smile. 
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Imran Tahir, currently ranked No.1 in the T20 and ODI bowling charts, goes unsold. He'll be disappointed for sure. What more can a player do.
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