PKL Day 2: Category B players cross 5-mn mark with Suraj Desai for Rs 5.25 mn

MUMBAI: With the results of day one, Nitin Tomar had emerged with the highest bid of Rs 9.3 million in the PKL auctions.

It was a day when quite a few bidding records were broken. Manjeet Chillar was the most expensive player in PKL history for the better part of the day. But Tomar came towards the end of the day and swept away his Indian team mate’s price tag. That concluded the bidding for Category A Indian players.

Category B auctions today for Indian players also had many high bids, Suraj Desai went for Rs 5.25 million to Delhi, Jaipur Pink Panthers paid out Rs 5 million for Jaideep Singh and Telugu Titans bid Rs 4.9 million for Nilesh Salunke.

Other players who were picked up today:

Gurvinder Singh sold to Team Haryana for Rs 1.62 million
Wazir Singh sold to Team Haryana for Rs 4.4 million
Mahesh Goud sold to Team UP for Rs 1.5 million
Sombir sold to Tamil Nadu for Rs 1.2 million
Patil Anand sold to Dabang Delhi for Rs 2.05 million
Deepak Narwal sold to Bengal Warriors for Rs 2.55 million
Surender Singh sold to Team UP for Rs 2.85 million
Rohit Bariyal sold to Dabang Delhi for Rs 3.2 million
Prashant Kumar Rai sold to Haryana for Rs 2.1 million
Sachin sold to team Gujarat for Rs 3.6 million
Vikas sold to Telugu Titans for Rs 2.5 million
Rohit Kumar Choudary sold to Puneri Paltan for Rs 2.85 million
Maninder Singh sold to Bengal Warriors for Rs 4.5 million
C. Arun solid to team Tamil Nadu for Rs 1.24 million
Sunil sold to Dabang Delhi for Rs 2.1 million
Suresh Kumar sold to U-Mumba for Rs 3.05 million
Navneet Gautam sold to Jaipur Pink Panthers for Rs 2.4 million
Somvir Shekhar to Jaipur Pink Panthers for Rs 4.55 million
Nardendra Singh to Bengal Warriors at Rs 1.2 million
Amit Sen sold to Patna Pirates for Rs 1.66 million
Gurvinder Singh sold to team Uttar Pradesh for Rs 1.2 million
Vikas Khale sold to Team Gujarat for Rs 1.26 million
Sanket Chavan sold to Jaipur Pink Panthers for Rs 2.4 million
Manish sold to Patna Pirates for Rs 1.2 million
Bajirao Hodage sold to Dabang Delhi for Rs 4.45 million
Manoj Dhull sold to Jaipur Pink Panther for Rs 2.15 million
C Arun sold to team Tamil Nadu for Rs 3.3 million
Sachin Kumar sold to Bengaluru Bulls for Rs 4.6 million
Vinod Kumar sold to Telugu Titans for Rs 4.45 million

No Pakistani player got picked at the auction. A total of 10 players from Pakistan were added to the list of players in the auction – including former Waseem Sajjad, former Patna Pirates defender who had even skippered the squad in a few matches over multiple seasons. But at the auction, none of the 12 franchises put up a bid for any of the candidates from the neighbouring nation.

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