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PKL Auction 2021 LIVE Updates: Arjun Deshwal most expensive player on Day 3 at 96 lakh; Nitin Tomar joins Pune for ₹61 lakh, Ajay Thakur to Dabang Delhi for ₹46 lakh

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 31, 2021 19:04 IST

Rishank Devadiga, Monu Goyat have failed to attract bids so far.

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19:04 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Thank you for joining us folks! It has been an absolute pleasure bringing to you all the ebbs and flows, all the surprises and shocks, and all the sales and steals of the PKL Auction 2021. We hope you enjoyed our coverage as much as we enjoyed bringing it to you! Stay tuned to Sportskeeda as we have a host of articles coming your way. Until we meet again, this is me, Maanas Upadhyay, along with Gaurav, Prasen Moudgal and everyone at team Sportskeeda bidding you adieu! Stay home, stay safe!

18:43 (IST)31 AUG 2021

What goes around comes back around.....
A lot of the players who had gone unsold earlier in the day found a team for themselves the second time around!

List of Domestic Players sold in the PKL Auction 2021

Ankit - UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)
Amit Chauhan -
Telugu Titans (₹6 Lakhs)
Manjeet Chillar -
Dabang Delhi KC (₹20 Lakhs)
C Arun -
Telugu Titans (₹10 Lakhs)
Sahil -
Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 Lakhs)
Amit Nagar -
Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹10 Lakhs)
Rishank Devadiga -
Bengal Warriors (₹20 Lakhs)
Monu Goyat -
Patna Pirates (₹20 Lakhs)
Sourav Kumar -
Puneri Paltan (₹6 Lakhs)
Athul MS -
Tamil Thalaivas (₹30 Lakhs)
Vikas -
Bengaluru Bulls (₹10 Lakhs)
Girish Maruti Ernak -
Gujarat Giants (₹20 Lakhs)
Shaul Kumar -
Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹10 Lakhs)
Ashish Kumar Sangwan -
U Mumba (₹10 Lakhs)
Pardeep Kumar -
Gujarat Giants (₹10 Lakhs)
Sagar B Krishna -
Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 Lakhs)
Aashish Nagar -
UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)
Sushant Sail -
Dabang Delhi KC (₹10 Lakhs)
Ajay Kumar -
Gujarat Fortunegiants (₹10 Lakhs)
Santhapanaselvam -
Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 Lakhs)

18:41 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Wow! What a rollercoaster ride of three days! All the teams have got their squads ready for the PKL Season 8 later this year!

18:32 (IST)31 AUG 2021

That brings an end to Round 2 of the auction. All franchises have fulfilled the minimum requirement of 14 players in their squads. 

18:29 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Santhapanaselvam is acquired by the Tamil Thalaivas for his base price of ₹10 lakhs!

18:29 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Ajay Kumar is sold to the Gujarat Giants for ₹10 lakhs!

18:28 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Himanshu, a young left raider, goes UNSOLD once again

18:27 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Sushant Sail, a former Paltan player, is sold to the Dabang Delhi KC for ₹10 lakhs!

18:26 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Aashish Nagar is snapped up by UP Yoddha for his base price of ₹10 lakhs

18:26 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Sagar Krishna is signed by the Tamil Thalaivas for ₹10 lakhs!

18:25 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Amir Santosh Dhumal does not find a bidder once again. UNSOLD!

18:24 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Pardeep Kumar will ply his trade for Gujarat Giants for a price of ₹10 lakhs!

18:23 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Ashish Kumar Sangwan, a former Bulls players is snapped up by U Mumba for ₹10 lakhs!

18:23 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Shaul Kumar is acquired by the Jaipur Pink Panthers for ₹10 lakhs!

18:22 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Vishav Chaudhary goes UNSOLD!

18:22 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Girish Maruti Ernak switches sides as he is purchased by the Gujarat Giants for ₹20 lakhs!

18:21 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Shabeer Bappu does not find a franchise for the second time as he goes UNSOLD!

18:20 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Vikas will man the defence at the Bengaluru Bulls in season 8 as he is brought for ₹10 lakhs!

18:19 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Sunil Manik Dubile does not find a bidder and goes UNSOLD! 

18:19 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Vishal Prabhakar Mane is up for grabs next but goes UNSOLD once again!

18:18 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Athul MS, once a Mumboy, finds a new home at the Tamil Thalaivas, who acquire his services for a price of ₹30 lakhs!

18:17 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Palle Mallikarjun fails to find a franchise and goes UNSOLD!
Sourav Kumar joins the Puneri Paltan for his base price of ₹6 lakhs!

18:15 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Monu Goyat is signed by the Patna Pirates for his base price of ₹20 lakhs!

18:15 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Akshay Kumar does not find any bidder this time around too. UNSOLD!

18:14 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Rishank Devadiga sparks some attention from franchises this time around as he is sold to the Bengal Warriors for ₹20 lakhs!

18:13 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Amit Nagar joins the Jaipur Pink Panthers for a price of ₹10 lakhs!

18:12 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Sahil is up next and the right cover defender is snapped up by the Tamil Thalaivas for ₹10 lakhs

18:12 (IST)31 AUG 2021

C. Arun will be don the Telugu Titans jersey once again in season 8 as he is sold for his base price of ₹10 lakhs!

18:11 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Azad Singh is the next raider on offer but goes UNSOLD!

18:10 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Bintu Narwal's name does not spark any interest and goes UNSOLD!

18:09 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Manjeet Chhillar is the latest signing for the Dabang Delhi KC for his base price of ₹20 lakhs!

18:08 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Amit Chauhan finds a home for season 8 as he is signed by the Telugu Titans for ₹6 lakhs

18:07 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Amit Kumar is the next player up for grabs but fails to find any bidders once again and is UNSOLD!

18:07 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Ankit is the first unsold player to go under the hammer and is snapped up by the UP Yoddha for his base price of ₹10 lakhs!

18:04 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Purse Remaining: 

Bengal Warriors: ₹40.28 lakhs
Bengaluru Bulls: ₹45.23 lakhs
Dabang Delhi KC: ₹71.71 lakhs
Gujarat Giants: ₹73.61 lakhs
Haryana Steelers: ₹ 56.63 lakhs
Jaipur Pink Panthers: ₹ 38.06 lakhs
Patna Pirates: ₹ 73.29 lakhs
Puneri Paltan: ₹ 42.71 lakhs
Tamil Thalaivas: ₹ 1.14 Crores
Telugu Titans: ₹ 33.73 lakhs
U Mumba: ₹ 73.30 lakhs
UP Yoddha: ₹ 47.53 lakhs

18:01 (IST)31 AUG 2021

All franchises need a minimum of 14 players. 
The current squad strengths are as follows: 

Bengal Warriors: 15 
Bengaluru Bulls: 14
Dabang Delhi KC: 13
Gujarat Giants: 13
Haryana Steelers: 14
Jaipur Pink Panthers: 16
Patna Pirates: 15
Puneri Paltan: 17
Tamil Thalaivas:11
Telugu Titans: 16
U Mumba: 13
UP Yoddha: 13

17:34 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Some PKL regulars like Rishank Devadiga, Monu Goyat, Nilesh Salunke, Vishal Mane and many more are still unsold? How many of them will be picked up as we approach the end of the PKL Auction 2021?

Which teams need to wind up on a strong note? Stay tuned to find out!

17:12 (IST)31 AUG 2021

With that the first round of the auction comes to an end. Stick around as some big names and bids are on the cards once again, with a few chosen unsold players going under the hammer for the second time in this year's auction! 

17:05 (IST)31 AUG 2021

List of Domestic Players (Category D) Players sold in the PKL Auction 2021

Rohit - Bengal Warriors (₹6 Lakhs)
Abinesh Nadarajan -
Puneri Paltan (₹6 Lakhs)
Vikas -
Dabang Delhi KC (₹6 Lakhs)
G Raju -
Telugu Titans (₹6 Lakhs)

17:00 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Only one raider from Category D finding a side as G. Raju is signed by the Telugu Titans for ₹6 lakhs

16:47 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Last lot of Round 1 as the Category D raiders are being auctioned

16:47 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Just a couple of defenders being snapped up by the franchises as Abinesh Nadarajan joins Puneri Paltan for ₹6 lakhs while Vikas will ply his trade for the Dabang Delhi K.C. for a price of ₹6 lakhs

16:34 (IST)31 AUG 2021

The Category D defenders going under the hammer now

16:34 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Just one Category D all-rounder sparks interest as Rohit Raghav is signed by the Bengal Warriors for his base price of ₹6 lakhs!

16:24 (IST)31 AUG 2021

And we are back live with the Category D All-Rounders up first!

16:23 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Purse Remaining: 

Bengal Warriors: ₹46.28 lakhs
Bengaluru Bulls: ₹45.23 lakhs
Dabang Delhi KC: ₹77.71 lakhs
Gujarat Giants: ₹73.61 lakhs
Haryana Steelers: ₹ 56.63 lakhs
Jaipur Pink Panthers: ₹ 38.06 lakhs
Patna Pirates: ₹ 73.29 lakhs
Puneri Paltan: ₹ 48.71 lakhs
Tamil Thalaivas: ₹ 1.14 Crores
Telugu Titans: ₹ 39.73 lakhs
U Mumba: ₹ 73.30 lakhs
UP Yoddha: ₹ 47.53 lakhs

16:18 (IST)31 AUG 2021

List of Domestic Raiders (Category C) Players sold in the PKL Auction 2021

Sunil Siddhgavali - U Mumba (₹10 Lakhs)
Sandeep -
Patna Pirates (₹10 Lakhs)
Mayur Jagannath Kadam -
Bengaluru Bulls (₹15 Lakhs)
Ruturaj Shivaji Koravi -
Telugu Titans (₹19.8 Lakhs)
Darshan J -
Bengal Warriors (₹10 Lakhs)
Ankit -
Bengaluru Bulls (₹10 Lakhs)
Shubham Shinde -
Patna Pirates (₹10 Lakhs)
Ajeet -
U Mumba (₹10 Lakhs)
Mahendra Ganesh Rajput -
Gujarat Giants (₹10 Lakhs)
Akash Pikalmunde -
Bengal Warriors (₹17 Lakhs)
Rathan K -
Gujarat Giants (₹25 Lakhs)
Sahil -
UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)
Ashok -
Jaipur Pink Panthers (₹10 Lakhs)
Bhavani Rajput -
Tamil Thalaivas (₹10 Lakhs)
Maninder Singh -
Gujarat Giants (₹10 Lakhs)
Guman Singh -
Patna Pirates (₹18.50 Lakhs)
Harshit Yadav -
Gujarat Giants (₹10 Lakhs)
Jashandeep Singh -
U Mumba (₹10 Lakhs)
Rahul Rana -
U Mumba (₹10 Lakhs)
Vishwas S -
Puneri Paltan (₹10 Lakhs)
Ajinkya Ashok Pawar -
Tamil Thalaivas (₹19.50 Lakhs)
Gulveer Singh -
UP Yoddha (₹10 Lakhs)

After the lunch break, the above players were signed by the franchises as they head into another short break!

16:16 (IST)31 AUG 2021

After a long round of bidding, the teams seemed to be in for a short tea break! PKL Auction 2021 will resume shortly! Stay tuned right here at Sportskeeda for all the live updates from the auction room!

15:59 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Gulveer Singh finds a bidder and is brought by UP Yoddha for ₹10 lakhs!

Former Pink Panther Ajinkya Ashok Pawar is now a Thalaiva, with the Tamil Thalaivas signing him for a price of ₹19.50 lakhs

15:50 (IST)31 AUG 2021

Vishwas S has been snapped up by the Puneri Paltan for ₹10 lakhs in a bid to further strengthen their raiding department. 
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