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PKL Auction 2019 Live Commentary : Get Live Updates from Pro Kabaddi 2019 Auction | 09 April 2019 - Day 2

The auction is underway.
Updated: 09 April 2019 17:01 IST - Published: 09 April 2019 12:55 IST
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That brings us to the end of yet another thrilling Pro Kabaddi Auction as over 120 players earned contracts across the twelve franchises and will be looking to mark an impression on the sport's biggest stage, the Pro Kabaddi League when the tournament kick starts in July this year. 

A lot to look forward to as the likes of Rahul Chaudhari and Jang Kun Lee will be playing for a new team for the very first time in the history of the PKL, while Siddharth Desai, the league's newest 'poster boy' will be looking to justify the massive ₹145 lakh price tag that he finds on himself. 

Can the Bengaluru Bulls defend their title with a strategy to go for the kill with their core or will yet another team reign supreme? Join us to find out all the answers, when the season commences in July!

Until then, we'll leave you to all the post-auction analysis and all you need to know from the two day bonanza right here at Sportskeeda! CIAO!
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Siddharth Desai became the costliest player at the PKL 2019 Auctions after he was bought by Telugu Titans for Rs. 1.45 crore.
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The 12 teams spent Rs. 50 crore over the last two days!
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The PKL 2019 Auction comes to an end with all the teams meeting the criteria of minimum 18 players.
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Gulveer Singh becomes the last by at the auction as he goes to UP Yoddha for Rs. 10 lakh.
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Bengaluru Bulls buy Aman, while the Haryana Steelers buy Subhash Narwal. Both picked up for Rs. 6 lakh.
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The Dabangs get defenders Satyawan D and Neeraj Narwal at Rs. 6 lakh each.
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We are back after the break and Dabang Delhi makes two quick buys.
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We will be right back with the Pro Kabaddi Auctions after a short break
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The round comes to an end with teams now giving names of five unsold domestic players to meet the minimum requirement of having 18 players in the squad.
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Here is the list of back to back signings made in the last few minutes at the PKL Auctions.

Dabang Delhi sign Sombir for Rs. 10 lakh. 

Defenders Anil Kumar and Satpal go to Dabang Delhi and Puneri Paltan respectively for Rs. 20 lakh.

Sonu is bought by Gujarat Fotunegiants for Rs. 10 lakh

Atul and Harsh Vardhan are bought by U Mumba for Rs. 20 lakh and 10 lakh respectively

Bengal Warriors sign Bhuvneshwar Gaur for Rs. 10 lakh
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Raider Sukesh Hegde is sold to Bengal Warriors for Rs. 20 lakh while Vinod Kumar goes to Bengaluru Bulls for  Rs. 10 lakh
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Defender Vijay Kumar is bought by Bengaluru Bulls for 21.25 lakh after a bidding war with U Mumba and Puneri Paltan.
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Raider GM More goes to Gujarat Fortunegiants for Rs. 21.5 lakh
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Seems like after the Pathan and Pandya brothers in cricket, the Desai duo are set to make it big in the PKL.
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Siddharth Desai's brother Suraj Desai goes to Telugu Titans for Rs. 10 lakh. The brothers will play along side in the PKL 2019.
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Category C Raiders Vineet Sharma and Suraj Kumar are bought for Rs. 10 lakh by Tamil Thalaivas and Telugu Titans respectively.
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All-rounder Gurdeep Singh goes to UP Yoddha for Rs. 10 lakh
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Gujarat and Haryana show interest in the raider, with the later picking him up for Rs. 33.5 lakh.
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Naveen, a former Haryana Steelers player is the first one up for grabs after the long break

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We now wait for the unsold players to come into under the hammer yet again. 
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Gurvinder Singh (₹10 lakh) and Sonu Gahlawat (₹6 lakh) join the Gujarat Fortunegiants. 
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C Arun and Yashwant Bishnoi join the Telugu Titans for a their base price of ₹10 lakh as well. 
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Rakesh Narwal is retained by the Bengal Warriors as they exercise their 'FBM' card and buy him back for ₹16.25 lakh. 
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Shabeer Bapu attracts interest from the Thalaivas as they procure him for ₹10 lakh. 
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Yet another talented youngster joins the U Mumba brigade as Vinoth Kumar signs for ₹10 lakh. 
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Raju Lal Choudhary re-joins the Bulls for ₹10 lakh. 
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Mula Siva Ganesh Reddy is the first player sold, goes to the Telugu Titans for ₹6 lakhs. 
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We now move on to the Category 'D' raiders. 
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Puneri Paltan close out the battle with a final bid of ₹10.25 lakh for Shahaji. 
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Gujarat Fortunegiants and Puneri Paltan now join in to sign the services of defender Jadhav Balasaheb Shahaji. 
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Jaipur Pink Panthers make yet another signing as Karamvir joins them for ₹6 lakh. 
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Selvamani K is sold to the Haryana Steelers for ₹16.5 lakh.

The Paltan and Steelers were engaged in a battle to sign the lanky raider.
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Selvamani K is up next for grabs. 
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Yet another Amit Kumar is attracting interest as he is sold to the Puneri Paltan for ₹12 lakh. 
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Amit Kumar's services is procured by the Telugu Titans for ₹10 lakhs. 
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Wow! U Mumba retain Singh for ₹10 lakh as they use their FBM card. 
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Abhishek Singh, one of U Mumba's costliest players last season is up for grabs. 
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We now move to the Category 'C' raiders. 
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SOLD! The Thalaivas have their man Ajeet for a sum of ₹32 lakh. 

Fierce bidding in display for the defender was on display as the Tamil Thalaivas were determined to sign their man and outbid a couple of bids from the UP Yoddha to sign him in the end. 
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Young defender Ajeet is up next with a base price of ₹10 lakh. 
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Vikas Kale will play for the Haryana Steelers as he is bought for ₹34.25 lakh. 
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Vikas Kale, who turned out for the Patna Pirates last season is the next defender on the list. 
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SOLD! Neeraj Kumar is sold to the Patna Pirates for a sum of ₹44.75 lakhs. 
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Neeraj Kumar, who played for the Steelers last season is next on the list.

Bengal Warriors kick-start the bidding as the Gujarat Fortunegiants make their first bid for the day. Well, we have a new bidder as the Patna Pirates throw their hat in the ring too!
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C Arun joins the Telugu Titans for his base price of ₹10 lakh. 
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We now move on to the Category C Defenders. 
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Amit Santosh is Bengal's latest signing as he joins them for ₹10 lakh. 
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Vishal will switch loyalties as he is bought by the Jaipur Pink Panthers for ₹20.25 lakh.