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IPL 2018 Auction - Day 2: Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Auction; Chris Gayle goes to Punjab

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJan 28, 2018 16:20 IST

Live coverage of all the action from the KXIP camp during the IPL 2018 auctions.


16:20 (IST)28 JAN 2018

With this, we bring an end to the auctions. It has been a pleasure bringing out the live coverage to you guys.
The IPL action begins with the opening ceremony on April 6, and we'll be back with extensive coverage of the event.
Till then, it's a goodbye from Aadya Sharma!

16:18 (IST)28 JAN 2018

David Miller, KL Rahul, Aaron Finch add more flavour to their batting unit, supported by Marcus Stoinis, Karun Nair, Manoj Tiwary  and Mayank Agarwal.

16:13 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The side now has some huge names: Chris Gayle - Yuvraj Singh combination together is stuff of dreams.

16:12 (IST)28 JAN 2018

For Punjab, it was a complete overhaul. Having retained only Axar Patel, KXIP started from scratch and have built what looks to be a solid team on paper.

16:11 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The last bid is over, as we come to the conclusion of what has been a thoroughly exciting two-day auction process.

16:09 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Manzoor Dar to KXIP for Rs. 20 Lakh

16:08 (IST)28 JAN 2018

16:07 (IST)28 JAN 2018

16:07 (IST)28 JAN 2018

With Chris Gayle part of Punjab, it is exciting to discuss the kind of opening combination the franchise might have.

16:02 (IST)28 JAN 2018

A visibly happy Preity Zinta was the only one to bid for him, and poached him for Rs. 2 Crore.

16:01 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The IPL legend that is Chris Gayle, the seventh-highest run-getter in the tournament across all editions, is now a Kings XI Punjab player.

16:00 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Chris Gayle to KXIP for Rs. 2 Crore.

16:00 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The base price is for Rs. 2 Crore.

15:59 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The Kings XI Punjab are out to bid for Chris Gayle.

15:34 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Aryaman Vikram Birla garnered interest from Punjab and Rajasthan, but the latter bags him.

15:19 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Both Sahu and Dagar have been poached by KXIP at their base price, with no competition from anyone.

15:18 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Mayank Dagar to KXIP for Rs. 20 Lakh

15:16 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Pardeep Sahu to KXIP for Rs. 20 Lakh.

13:10 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Ben Dwarshuis to KXIP for Rs. 1.4 Cr.

13:09 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The bid has gone past Rs. 1 Cr now.

13:08 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Current bid at Rs. 70 lakhs with Punjab.

13:06 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Kings XI make the opening bid at Rs. 20 lakhs for Ben Dwarshuis.

13:00 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Akshdeep Nath to KXIP for Rs. 1 Cr.

13:00 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The current bid is worth Rs. 1 Cr with the Kings XI.

12:58 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The current bid is Rs. 30 Lakh with the Kings XI.

12:58 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Kings XI open the bidding for Akshdeep Nath.

12:53 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Deepak Chahar is being pursued by CSK and Delhi: Punjab showed interest but backed out later.

12:47 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Andrew Tye to KXIP for Rs. 7.20 Cr.

12:46 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Rs. 7.20 Cr offering from KXIP.

12:46 (IST)28 JAN 2018

It's Rs. 6.00 Cr right now.

12:46 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Bid increases to Rs. 4.4 Cr.

12:45 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Chennai come in at Rs. 2.2 Cr.

12:45 (IST)28 JAN 2018

They have him at Rs. 2.0 Cr.

12:44 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Kings XI Punjab make an opening bid for Andrew Tye.

12:43 (IST)28 JAN 2018

SOLD: Barinder Sran to Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 2.2 Cr.

12:42 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Kings XI have him at Rs. 2.2 Cr.

12:42 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Bid crosses Rs. 2 Cr.

12:42 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Rs. 1.8 Cr with CSK.

12:41 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Rs. 1.1 Cr is the current bid with KXIP. CSK go further by Rs. 10 Lakhs.

12:40 (IST)28 JAN 2018

They're having a face-off with Mumbai.

12:40 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Kings XI enter the race for Barinder Sran.

12:35 (IST)28 JAN 2018

KXIP drop out as the price goes past Rs. 1.5 Cr.

12:34 (IST)28 JAN 2018

New bid from KKR worth Rs. 1.2 Cr.

12:34 (IST)28 JAN 2018

They have some competition from Mumbai Indians. Current bid is Rs. 1.1 Cr.

12:33 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Kings XI in the race to get Jason Behnrendorff. 

11:56 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Punjab drop out as Delhi and Mumbai fight for the left-arm pacer.

11:56 (IST)28 JAN 2018

The current bid is Rs. 60 Lakhs.

11:56 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Kings XI are bidding for Delhi T20 captain Pradeep Sangwan.

11:40 (IST)28 JAN 2018

And he heads to the Knight Riders for 80 lakhs

11:38 (IST)28 JAN 2018

Uncapped batsmen time and former KXIP man Rinku Singh is up for grabs
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