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

Follow the live coverage of IPL 2017 Auctions for the Mumbai Indians: K Gowtham sold to Mumbai Indians for 2 Crores INR
Updated: 20 February 2017 15:36 IST - Published: 20 February 2017 15:27 IST
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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!
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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 
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The final session concludes and with that the auctions for the 2017 IPL.
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Mumbai 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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"It's all about winning matches and getting to the knock-out stages," says Jayawardene. 
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Jayawardene, the head coach of Mumbai - "Was a bit nervous going into the IPL". 
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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 Mumbai bench is sitting quiet and pretty for now.
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Mehedi Hasan, the wonder kid from Bangladesh is here next. Mumbai not interested. He goes unsold.
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Khejroliya, a complete unknow entity, will don Mumbai colours this year. Mumbai buy him for 10L. Big smiles across the Mumbai table.
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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.
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Meanwhile, Punjab buys Darren Sammy for 30L. 
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Surely, Mahela had everything to do with that buy.
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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.
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A Gunarathana comes up next and Mumbai goes for him.
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A Gunarathana comes up next and Mumbai goes for him.
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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.
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Jayawardene whispers into the owners' ears as Mohammed Siraj comes up next. They don't bid for him though.
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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, Mumbai still has 4.05 crore to spare. 

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