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Kolkata Knight Riders Auction Live Updates - KKR sign Carlos Brathwaite, Lockie Ferguson

Welcome to the live coverage of KKR at the IPL Auction 2019. Stay tuned for all the latest updates.
Updated: 18 December 2018 21:24 IST - Published: 18 December 2018 19:03 IST
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And that's a wrap for the day. It was a day that required KKR to go for overseas pacers available for the entire IPL 2019 and also get some backup in the top-order and add an all-rounder. They did all of that by getting in Lockie Ferguson, Harry Gurney, Joe Denly and Carlos Brathwaite. With a strong and well-balanced squad, KKR will be quite happy with their day's work.
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KKR squad for IPL 2019: Carlos Brathwaite, Lockie Ferguson, Joe Denly, Harry Gurney, Nikhil Shankar Naik, Prithvi Raj Yarra, Anrich Nortje, Shrikant Mundhe, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa, Chris Lynn, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shubman Gill, Prasidh Krishna, Shivam Mavi, Nitish Rana, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Rinku Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Piyush Chawla.
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Kolkata Knight Riders at IPL Auction 2019:

Carlos Brathwaite - ₹5 crore

Lockie Ferguson - ₹1.6 crore

Joe Denly - ₹1 crore

Harry Gurney - ₹75 lakh 

Nikhil Shankar Naik - ₹20 lakh 

Prithvi Raj Yarra - ₹20 lakh

Anrich Nortje - ₹20 lakh

Shrikant Mundhe - ₹20 lakh
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RR sign Riyan Parag who is the last player to be sold at the IPL Auction 2019.
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Now we have three players and once they are done, the auction will be completed.
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Now the teams each can pick one player to go back to the Auction to complete the process.
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Shrikant Mundhe goes to KKR at his base price of 20 lakh.
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KKR sign Joe Denly at his base price of 1 crore.
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KKR open the bidding for Joe Denly at 1 crore.
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And we are back underway.
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Kolkata Knight Riders buys so far:

Carlos Brathwaite - ₹5 crore

Lockie Ferguson - ₹1.6 crore

Harry Gurney - ₹75 lakh 

Nikhil Shankar Naik - ₹20 lakh 

Prithvi Raj Yarra - ₹20 lakh

Anrich Nortje - ₹20 lakh
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There will be a maximum of three players from each team for another round of accelerated auction after a 10 minute break.
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After an intense bidding war between RCB and CSK, the former get Akshdeep Nath for 3.6 crore.
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KKR sign the 20-year-old pacer Prithvi Raj Yarra at his base price for 20 lakh.
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Prithvi Raj Yarra is the next one up. KKR go in for him.
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Oh my, oh my. What has happened here? 17-year-old Prabhsimran Singh has been signed by KXIP for 4.8 crore.
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KKR sign Harry Gurney at his base price of 75 lakh.
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KKR go in for Harry Gurney at his base price of 75 lakh.
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KKR sign Nikhil Naik at his base price of 20 lakh.
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That is a steal for KKR. 
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Anrich Nortje is up next and KKR gone in for him at 20 lakh and they have got him at his base price.
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Delhi Capitals sign Sherfane Rutherford for 2 crore.
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And within no time, the price has gone up to 2 crore and KKR are out.
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And it is now a heated battle between DC and KKR and from nowhere, it is now up to 1 crore.
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Sherfane Rutherford is up next and it is between DC and KKR.
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And we are back underway.
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KKR have just 15 players in their squad so far. While they have 8.6 crore in the bank, they still need to address quite a few areas.
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Purse remaining for each team
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Kolkata Knight Riders buys so far:

Carlos Brathwaite - ₹5 crore

Lockie Ferguson - ₹1.6 crore
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The session is done. Now after the 45-minute break, we move to the accelerated bidding. Each team can submit 7-15 players that they would like to sign after the break.
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KKR sign Lockie Ferguson for 1.6 crore.
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KXIP come in but KKR get their man.
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KKR go in for Lockie Ferguson at 1 crore.
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Morne Morkel is the next man up. Former KKR player but they don't go for him this time.
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Next up is the final set of players before a 45 minute break.
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No they don't as Sam goes to KXIP.
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Next up is Sam Curran. Tom played for KKR last year, will Sam play this season?
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And we are back underway. Off to a slow start.
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Kolkata Knight Riders buys so far:

Carlos Brathwaite - ₹5 crore
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KKR might not have got Varun, but here is a little more about him.
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No they don't. KXIP get him for 8.4 crore.
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Will they get their man? The bid is now with KXIP at 8 crore.
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KKR come in at 7 crore for Varun CV. After an intense bidding war, KKR come in out of nowhere.