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Sunrisers Hyderabad team in IPL Auction 2017: Rashid Khan, M Siraj top buys

SRH go spin-heavy and snap up trio of Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan and Pravin Tambe and uncapped stars
Updated: 20 February 2017 15:31 IST - Published: 20 February 2017 15:27 IST
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SRH Auction Summary: Sunrisers knew they needed spinners and quality ones, they went out and secured those in quick succession. Then got some back-up for fast bowlers and in the wicket-keeping department.
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And with that, Sunrisers Hyderabad end their IPL Auction 2017 with still INR 12.25 crore in the bank. They end it with a total of 25 players and with a maximum of nine overseas players.


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And this brings the curtain on IPL Auction 2017.
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First up is Akshdeep Nath who goes GL then Darren Bravo who goes to KKR.
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And with that we are entering the final round of the auction with each team submitting three players they want.
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SRH are steering clear of uncapped players.
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SRH have gone quiet once again despite having plenty of money in the bank.
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RCB are out and SRH have Siraj for INR 2.6 CRORE
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THE PRICE IS INR 2.6 CRORE
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OH MY GODDD! What is Happening.
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Sunrisers Hyderabad go in for Mohammed Siraj. A bidding war between SRH and RCB.
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Quite a few Ranji stars draw little attention from any franchise.
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Sunrisers surprisingly go for another specialist death bowler, this time it is Ben Laughlin, who they get for his base price for INR 30 lakh.
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Another huge surprise. No.1 ranked T20I bowler Imran Tahir goes unsold.
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SRH pull out and some sense prevails after all. Especially considering they already have Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Mustafizur and Chris Jordan.
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Sunrisers have it at 3.2 crore, will KKR bite the bullet? Also why do they need another fast bowler? Madness, I tell you.
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Nathan Coulter-Nile comes up and there is a bidding war between SRH and KKR.
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Chris Jordan comes up and Sunrisers want. And they get him at his base price of INR 50 lakh.
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Surprising, only one bid. And Guptill goes to Kings XI for INR 50 lakh.


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The first player of the afternoon session is Martin Guptill.
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And we are back in business.
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There will be a break for lunch and we will resume at 2 PM.
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Morning session in numbers:
Players auctioned: 108
Players sold: 33
Total money spent: 76.75 crores
Costliest buy: Ben Stokes - INR 14.5 crores

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List of Players bought by SRH so far:
Tanmay Agarwal INR 10 lakh
Mohammad Nabi INR 30 lakh
Eklavya Dwivedi INR 75 lakh
Rashid Khan INR 4 crore
Pravin Tambe INR 10 lakh


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We will now break for lunch and be back before too long.
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SRH's Auction so far: They needed quality spinners to complete their squad and that is exactly who they have gone as they have snapped up Afghanistan stars Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan and another leggie in Pravin Tambe. A couple of shrewd uncapped signings mean SRH still have a purse of INR 
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After their spin spending spree, Sunrisers set to sit still as the spinners come in.
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Varun Aaron goes to Kings XI for INR 2.8 crore
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There is a furious bidding war for Varun Aaron between Kings XI and Gujarat Lions.


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SRH have been silent since their spending spree on spinners.
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And KKR have their man as SRH lose out.
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SRH are looking interested but KKR look more serious.
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SRH now join KKR in the bid for Woakes.
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Poor Pujara goes unsold again despite his impressive form.
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SRH have another leggie in Pravin Tambe for a bargain buy. Base price INR 10 lakh, bought for the base price.
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Rashid Khan might just be the missing piece of the SRH puzzle.
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Sunrisers Hyderabad have their man for INR 4 crore. Rashid Khan is the first-choice spinner they were looking for.
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Furious bidding war between SRH and MI for Afghanistan's Rashid Khan.
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Sunrisers who need a leggie, go in for Rashid Khan. 
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M Ashwin next. SRH need a quality leggie but the bidding war is between Delhi and Pune.
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SRH still have INR 19.75 crore in the bank and are looking poised for a big signing in the not too distant future.


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The left arm uncapped fast bowlers seem all the rage but the rest aren't causing too many flutters.
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After a three-way tussle between Kings XI, SRH and KKR, Kings XI get him for INR 3 crore.
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Sunrisers come in at INR 1.5 crore and the bidding war continues
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Another bidding war, this time for T Natarajan, who has been compared to Mustafizur.
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RCB have their man at INR 2 crore.
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There is currently a bidding war for Aniket Choudhary, the man India are using as preparation for Mitchell Starc, between RCB and GL.
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