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Mumbai Indians team in IPL 2017 Auction: K Gowtham, Karn Sharma go big

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedFeb 20, 2017 15:36 IST

Follow the live coverage of IPL 2017 Auctions for the Mumbai Indians: K Gowtham sold to Mumbai Indians for 2 Crores INR


15:36 (IST)20 FEB 2017

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!

15:32 (IST)20 FEB 2017

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 

15:29 (IST)20 FEB 2017

The final session concludes and with that the auctions for the 2017 IPL.

15:28 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Mumbai didn't bother bidding for any players in the final session. They had their set of 27 players. 

15:24 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Manoj Tiwary will play for Pune. Bought at 50L.

15:24 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Darren Bravo sold to Kolkata for 50L.

15:23 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Teams now have an opportunity to recall players previously unsold earlier during the day. 

15:22 (IST)20 FEB 2017

The final session of the auctions for IPL 2017 will commence now. 

15:03 (IST)20 FEB 2017

"It's all about winning matches and getting to the knock-out stages," says Jayawardene. 

15:02 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Jayawardene, the head coach of Mumbai - "Was a bit nervous going into the IPL". 

14:59 (IST)20 FEB 2017

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. 

14:58 (IST)20 FEB 2017

In a first, Pratham Singh is bought by Gujarat for 10L. The Mumbai bench is sitting quiet and pretty for now.

14:50 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Mehedi Hasan, the wonder kid from Bangladesh is here next. Mumbai not interested. He goes unsold.

14:46 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Khejroliya, a complete unknow entity, will don Mumbai colours this year. Mumbai buy him for 10L. Big smiles across the Mumbai table.

14:42 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Remember Munaf Patel? The fast bowler who won the 2011 world cup...Gujarat pick him up for 30L. The Mumbai bench didn't move an inch there.

14:40 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Meanwhile, Punjab buys Darren Sammy for 30L. 

14:40 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Surely, Mahela had everything to do with that buy.

14:36 (IST)20 FEB 2017

No one counters the bid and Mumbai pocket Gunarathana for a mere 30L. That's surely a bargain buy as he's won the past 3 games for Sri Lanka on his own.

14:34 (IST)20 FEB 2017

A Gunarathana comes up next and Mumbai goes for him.

14:35 (IST)20 FEB 2017

A Gunarathana comes up next and Mumbai goes for him.

14:33 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Mohammed Siraj has triggered another bidding war here. Bangalore and Hyderabad are after him.
Mohammed Siraj is sold to Hyderabad for a whopping 2.60 Crore.

14:31 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Jayawardene whispers into the owners' ears as Mohammed Siraj comes up next. They don't bid for him though.

14:30 (IST)20 FEB 2017

The owners take a moment to sip a cup of tea as players continue to roll. 

14:28 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Remember, Mumbai still has 4.05 crore to spare. 

14:27 (IST)20 FEB 2017

A bunch of IND U-19 players come and go. Mumbai passes all of them.

14:25 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Ben Laughlin goes to Hyderabad. Mumbai was uninterested in him.

14:22 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Akash Ambani consults with Mahela Jayawardene. Planning their next move...

14:21 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Mumbai not interested in Manoj Tiwary. He remains unsold. 

14:20 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Darren Bravo goes unsold.

14:20 (IST)20 FEB 2017

A bunch of Indian players come and go. No bids from Mumbai just yet.

14:16 (IST)20 FEB 2017

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.

14:13 (IST)20 FEB 2017

"Ishant Sharma remains unsold in today's auction," says the auctioneer. 
Ishant fans aren't going to like that one bit.

14:12 (IST)20 FEB 2017

At 3.50Crore, Coulter-Nile goes to Kolkata.

14:11 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Coulter Nile triggers the first bidding war in the post lunch session. Hyderabad and Kolkata are at it for him.

14:09 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Bairstow goes unsold again.

14:08 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Irfan Pathan comes and goes. Mumbai steer clear.

14:05 (IST)20 FEB 2017

No competition and Mumbai pocket Tiwary for 30L.

14:05 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Saurabh Tiwary is in and Mumbai go for it at 30L.

14:04 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Martin Guptill sold to Punjab for 50L. The first pick in the post lunch session. We're well and truly underway here.

14:02 (IST)20 FEB 2017

The players that will be presented now are those that are yet to appear in the auction and/ or those that the team would like to re-appear. 

14:01 (IST)20 FEB 2017

14:00 (IST)20 FEB 2017

The post lunch session of the auction will resume anytime now. Welcome back!

12:51 (IST)20 FEB 2017

The auctions now break for lunch. We will be bringing you all the live-auction action right here on 
Stay logged in!

12:48 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Their remaining purse is now at 4.05 Crore

12:46 (IST)20 FEB 2017

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

12:41 (IST)20 FEB 2017

33 players have now been sold in the morning session so far. T Mills, Rashid Khan, Aniket Choudhary and Natarajan were the highlight buys from this session. 

12:36 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Mumbai have their pacers sorted out and will just watch this phase of auction action.

12:35 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Manpreet Gony is up next and Kolkata and Gujarat are interested. 

12:34 (IST)20 FEB 2017

There was an intense back and forth war right there between Sehwag and the owners of Gujarat for Varun Aaron. 
Punjab finally won the bidding war for Aaron at 2.80Crore.

12:30 (IST)20 FEB 2017

Remember Jaydev Unadkat? He played a Test for IND in South Africa a couple of years ago. He's sold to Pune for 30L.
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