That's all from the auction room from Bangalore here today. Mumbai 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!
Here's a list of players that Mumbai picked up in the auctions today: Nicholas Pooran for 30 lakhs INR Mitchell Johnson for 2 crores INR K Gowtham for 2 crores INR Karn Sharma for 3.2 crores INR Saurabh Tiwary for 30 lakhs INR Asela Gunaratne for 30 lakhs INR Kulwant Khejroliya for 10 lakhs INR
Here's the list of players that Mumbai have picked up in the auction so far: Nicholas Pooran to Mumbai Indians for 30 lakhs INR Mitchell Johnson to Mumbai Indians for 2 crores INR K Gowtham to Mumbai Indians for 2 crores INR Karn Sharma to Mumbai Indians for 3.2 crores INR
This could well be a surprise package to deliver the good for Mumbai season. Gowtham is a strong off-spinner who can hit it big lower down the order as he demonstrated in yesterday's tour match against Australia.
We're in the middle of a 15 min break. Here's the list of players who've been pick up so far: Eoin Morgan to Kings XI Punjab for 2 crores INR Pawan Negi to Royal Challengers Bangalore for 1 crore INR Angelo Mathews to Delhi Daredevils for 2 crores INR Ben Stokes to Rising Pune Supergiants for 14.5 crores INR Corey Anderson to Delhi Daredevils for 1 crore INR
Welcome to the Live coverage of 2017 IPL auction. This year's auction is scheduled to take place at the Ritz Carlton in Bengaluru on February 20. The event will get underway at 9:00 AM IST and is set to feature 352 players from 10 different countries going under the hammer. Out of the 352, a maximum of 76 players can be purchased by the teams among which 29 can be overseas professionals.