Updates: IPL-4 auction 2011

Last Updated: Sun, Jan 09, 2011 12:42 hrs

The auction of cricket players for IPL season 4 is held in Bangalore. Out of the initial 421 cricketers who had expressed an interest to participate in the auction, a short list of 350 cricketers was produced by the various IPL franchises. 72 players were auctioned on day one with the rest going under the hammer today, January 9.

Join us here for live updates of day two:

Finally, it's over. No Ganguly, Lara, Jayasuriya, Chris Gayle in IPL-4



6.05pm: Mohd. Kaif sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for $130,000

6.02pm: Delhi snap up South African bowler Robert Frylinck for $20,000

5.57pm: Aussie batsman Aiden Blizzard goes to Mumbai Indians for $20,000

5.55pm:  Nathan Rimmington of Australia sold to Punjab for $20,000

5.55pm: England batsman Michael Lumb goes to Deccan Chargers for $80,000

5.50pm: Delhi buy South African batsman Colin Ingram for $100,000

5.50pm: Moises Henriques of Australia sold to Mumbai Indians for $50,000

5.47pm: Jonathan Vandiar of South Africa sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for $20,000

5.45pm: Dimitri Macheranus of England sold to Kings XI Punjab for $100,000

5.42pm: Travis Birt of Australia sold to Delhi Daredevils for $20,000

5.50pm: Juan Theron of South Africa sold to Deccan Chargers $85,000

5.35pm: Murali Kartik sold to Pune Warriors for $400,000

5.28: Jessy Ryder of New Zealand sold to Pune Warriors for $150,000

4.40 pm:
KKR CEO Venky Mysore offers Ganguly management role, confirmation awaited from Dada's side

4.29 pm: Faf du Plessis of South Africa goes to Chennai for $120,000

4.23 pm: Deccan Chargers buy Chris Lynn of Australia for $20,000

4.19 pm: RCB snap up Nuwan Pradeep of Sri Lanka for $20,000

4.12 pm: South African Rilee Rossouw goes to Bangalore for $20,000

4.00 pm:  Chennai retain Aussie batsman George Bailey for $50,000

3.54 pm: Alfonso Thomas of South Africa sold to Pune for $100,000

3.46 pm: KKR looking at options to use Ganguly

3.43 pm:
Nathan Reardon also goes unsold

3.40 pm: No takers for Darren Stevens

3.28 pm: Aussie fast bowler James Pattinson goes to Kolkata for $100,000

3.20 pm: The auction has resumed after lunch but no players have been bought by any franchise so far

2.00 pm: 1 hour lunch break on Day 2 of the auction!

1.59 pm: Jerome Taylor sold to Pune for $100,000

1.57 pm: South African Johan Van der Wath sold to RCB for $50,000

1.54 pm: Pankaj Singh sold to Rajasthan for $95,000

1.49 pm: John Hastings sold to Kochi for $20,000

1.48 pm: Mitchell Marsh sold to Pune $290,000

1.47 pm: Andrew McDonald sold to Delhi for $ 80,000 

1.43 pm: Netherlands' Doeschate sold to KKR for $150,000

1.41 pm: No takers for Darren Sammy

1.36 pm: Australian Michale Klinger sold to Kochi for $75,000

1.31 pm: England's Owais Shah sold to Kochi for $20,000

1.29 pm: Abdur Razzak, Jason Kretza, Ray Price unsold  

1.26 pm: Suresh Randiv sold to CSK for $80,000

1.09 pm: Jayasuriya unsold, little known Christian goes for $900,000

1.06 pm: Sudeep Tyagi sold to CSK for $240,000

1.04 pm:  Sri Lankan Nuwan Kulusekara sold to CSK for $100,000

1.02 pm: Abhimanyu Mithun sold to RCB for $260,000

12.57 pm: South African Wayne Parnell sold to Pune for $160,000

12.55 pm: Joginder Sharma sold to Chennai for $150,000

12.52 pm: Mohammed Kaif remains unsold

12.49 pm: Kolkata grab Jaidev Unadkat for $250,000

12.42 pm: Manpreet Gony sold to Deccan Chargers for $290,000

12.39 pm: Jaidev Unadkat sold to KKR for $250,000

12.34 pm: Australian Ben Hilfenhaus sold to Chennai for $100,000

12.29 pm: Scott Styris of NZ sold to Chennai for $200,000

12.21 pm: Venugopal Rao sold to Delhi for $700,000

12.14 pm: Australian Luke Pomersbach sold to RCB for $50,000

12.00 pm: Australian Steven O'Keffe sold to Kochi for $20,000

11.56 am:  South African Van der Merwe sold to Delhi for $50,000

11.52 am: No takers for Monty Panesar, Rangna Harath

11.50 am: Lakshmipathy Balaji sold to KKR for $500,000

11.48 am: Clint McKay sold to Mumbai Indians for $110,000

11.45 am: Umesh Yadav sold to Delhi for $750,000

11.41 am: Australian Shaun Tait sold to Rajasthan Royals for $300,000

11.39 am: Munaf Patel sold to Mumbai Indians for $700,000

11.35 am: Ashok Dinda sold to Delhi for $375,000

11.33 am:
Dan Christian sold to Deccan Chargers for $ 900,000

11.30 am: Vinay Kumar sold to Kochi for $ 475,000

11.28 am: South African Charl Langeveldt sold to Royal Challengers for $140,000

11.26 am: Dan Christian sold to Deccan Chargers for $ 900,000

11.23 am: Ajit Agarkar sold to Delhi for $ 210,000 

11.21 am: Ravi Bopara, Dwayne Smith, Jacob Oram unsold  

11.19 am: Thisara Parera of Sri Lanka sold to Kochi for $80,000

11.16 am: Australian Daniel Christian sold to Deccan Chargers for $900,000

11.09 am:  Sanath Jayasuriya, Tim Bresnen, Michael Yardy, Luke Ronchi not sold

11.04 am: Matthew Wade of Australia sold to Delhi Daredevils for $100,000

10.57 am: IPL-4 players' day 2 auction begins 

10.42 am: After the first day of bidding, five of the franchises have retained a total of 12 players (seven Indians and five overseas players) in advance of the auction.

10.26 am: In the fourth edition of the T20 league, each team will play seven matches at home, and seven away.

10.18 am: On the opening day, dashing India opener Gautam Gambhir became the costliest cricketer in the IPL by fetching a whopping USD 2.4 million.

10.10 am: Franchises have a remaining cumulative salary cap of USD 19.5 million to be used both in the auction room and to sign uncapped Indian players after the day's proceedings.

10.00 am:  18 Indian, 53 overseas players up for sale today

DAY 1

6.10 pm: 72 players are sold on Day 1 of the auction

6.05 pm: England batsman Paul Collingwood sold to Rajasthan Royals for $250,000  (Rs 1.15 crores) 

6.03 pm: S Badrinath retained by CSK for $800,000 (Rs 3.68 crores)

5.59 pm: C Pujara grabbed by Royal Challengers Bangalore for $700,000
(Rs 3.2 crore)

5.53 pm:  Manoj Tiwary bought by KKR for $475,000 (Rs 2.2 crore)


5.48 pm:
Aussie Callum Ferguson goes to Pune for $300,000 (Rs 1.4 crore)

5.47 pm:
Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal unsold

5.45 pm: Aussie batsman Brad Hodge picked up by Kochi for $425,000 (Rs 2.0 crore)

5.42 pm:  England batsman Eoin Morgan goes to KKR for $350,000 (Rs 1.6 crore)

5.37 pm: Unheralded Aaron Finch goes to Delhi Daredevils for $300,000 (Rs 1.4 crore)

5.33 pm: Off-spinner Ramesh Powar goes to Kochi for $180,000  (Rs 82.8 lac)

5.30 pm: Nathan McCullum sold at base price of $100,000 to Pune (Rs 46 lac)

5.28 pm: Leggie Amit Mishra sold to Deccan Chargers for $300,000 (Rs 1.4 crore)

5.24 pm: Murali Kartik unsold

5.23 pm:
  Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha bought by Deccan Chargers for $500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)

5.20 pm: No takers for Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis

5.18 pm: Off-spinner R Ashwin retained by Chennai Super Kings for $850,000 (Rs 3.9 crore)

5.16 pm:  Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla grabbed by Punjab for $900,000 (Rs 4.1 crore)

5.12 pm:
England spinner Graeme Swann goes unsold
 
5.06 pm: 
Muttiah Muralitharan sold to Kochi for $ 1.1 million (Rs 5.1 crore)

5.02 pm: Aussie speedster Doug Bollinger goes to Chennai for $700,000 (Rs 3.2 crore)

4.59 pm: Dirk Nannes goes to  Royal Challengers Bangalore for $650,000 (Rs 3.0 crore)

4.57 pm: Aussie fast bowler Ryan Harris sold to Punjab for $325,000  (Rs 1.5 crore)

4.52 pm: Dale Steyn snapped up by Deccan Chargers for $1.2 million (Rs 5.5 crore)

4.49 pm: South African speedster Morne Morkel bought by Delhi Daredevils for $475,000 (Rs 2.2 crore)

4.45 pm: Brett Lee sold to KKR for $400,000 (Rs 1.84 crore)

4.42 pm:
Ashish Nehra bought by Pune for $ 850,000 (Rs 3.9 crore)

4.39 pm: Praveen Kumar snapped up by Kings XI Punjab for $800,000 (Rs 3.7 crore)

4.36 pm: Ishant Sharma sold to Deccan Chargers for $450,000 (Rs 2.1 crore)

4.33 pm:
England pacer James Anderson unsold

4.32 pm: Third session begins


Players auctioned so far:


 
Player
Country
Bought by Franchise
Price (in USD)
Gautam Gambhir
India
Kolkata Knight Riders
 $2.4 million (Rs 11.04 crore)
Tilakratne Dilshan
Sri Lanka
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$650,000
Zaheer Khan
India
Royal Challengers Bangalore 
$900,000 (Rs 4.14 crore)
Ross Taylor
New Zealand
Rajasthan Royals
$1m
Yusuf Pathan
India
Kolkata Knight Riders
$2.1million (Rs 9.66 crore)
Kevin Pietersen
England
Deccan Chargers
$650,000 (Rs. 2.99 cr)
Mahela Jayawardane
Sri Lanka
Kochi
$1.5 m (RS. 6.9 cr)
Yuvraj Singh
India
Pune Warriors
$1.8 m (Rs 8.28 cr)
AB De Villiers
South Africa
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$1.1 million (Rs 5.06 cr)
Cameron White
Australia
Deccan Chargers
$1.1 million (Rs 5.06 crore)
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
Kolkata Knight Riders
$1.1 million (Rs 5.06 crore)
 Rohit Sharma 
India
Mumbai Indians
$2 million (Rs 9.2 crore)
Andrew Symonds
Australia
Mumbai Indians
$850,000 (Rs 3.91 crore)
Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
Deccan Chargers
$700,000 (Rs 3.22 crore)
Adam Gilchrist
Australia
King's XI Punjab
$900,000 (Rs 4.14 crore)
Rahul Dravid
India
Rajasthan Royals
$500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)
Graeme Smith
South Africa
Pune Warriors
$500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)
 Robin Uthappa
India
Pune Warriors
$2.1 million (Rs 9.66 crore)
Johan Botha
South Africa
Rajasthan Royals
$950,000 (Rs 4.37 crore)
VVS Laxman
India
Kochi
 $400,000 (Rs. 1.84 crore)
Daniel Vettori
New Zealand
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$ 550,000 (Rs. 2.5 crore)
Brendon McCullum New Zealand
Kochi
$ 450,000 (Rs 2.2 crore)
S Sreesanth
India
Kochi
$ 9,00,000 (Rs 4.1 crore)
Irfan Pathan
India
Delhi Daredevils
$1.9 million (Rs 8.74 crore)
R P Singh
India
Kochi
$500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)
Michael Hussey
Australia
Chennai Super Kings
$425,000 (Rs 2.0 crore)
JP Duminy
South Africa
Deccan Chargers
$300,000 (Rs 1.4 crore)
Shikhar Dhawan
India
Deccan Chargers
$300,00 (Rs 1.4 crore)
Saurabh Tiwary
India
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$1.4 million (Rs 6.4 crore)
Wridhiman Saha
India
Chennai Super Kings
$100,000
Dinesh Karthik
India
 King's XI Punjab
 $900,000
Naman Ojha
India
Delhi Daredevils
$270,000
Brad Haddin
Australia
Kolkata Knight Riders
$325,000
Tim Paine
Australia
Pune Warriors
$270.000
James Hopes
Australia
Delhi Daredevils
$350,000
Davey Jacobs
South Africa
Mumbai Indians
$190,000
 Ravindra Jadeja
India
Kochi
$950,000
Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladesh
Kolkata Knight Riders
$425,000(Rs 2.0 crore)
Stuart Broad
England
Kings XI Punjab
$400,000(Rs 1.8 crore)
Abhishek Nayar
India
Kings XI Punjab
$800,000 (Rs 3.7 crore)
Angelo Mathews
Sri Lanka
Pune Warriors
$950,000
Dwayne Bravo
West Indies
Chennai Super Kings
$200,000
Steven Smith
Australia
Kochi
$200,000
James Franklin
New Zealand
Mumbai Indians
$100,000




4.10 pm: IPL -4 auction: 2nd session ends

4.06 pm:
James Franklin bought by Mumbai Indians for $100,000 (Rs 46 lac)

4.05 pm: Steven Smith snapped up by Kochi for $200,000 (Rs 92 lac)

4.03 pm: Dwayne Bravo goes to CSK for $200,000 (Rs 1.8 crore)

4.01 pm: Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews snapped up by Pune for $950,000 (Rs 4.4 crore)

3.54 pm: Abhishek Nayar sold to Punjab for $800,000  (Rs 3.7 crore)

3.50 pm: Stuart Broad goes to Punjab for $400,000 (Rs 1.8 crore)

3.48 pm: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan goes to KKR for $425,000 (Rs 2.0 crore)

3.46 pm: Luke Wright unsold

3.42 pm: Ravindra Jadeja sold to Kochi for $950,000 (Rs 4.4 crore)

3.39 pm: James Hopes bought by Delhi Daredevils for $350,000  (Rs 1.6 crore)

3.33 pm: David Jacobs sold to Mumbai Indians for $190,000 (Rs 87.4 lac)

3.26 pm: Matt Prior, Mark Boucher unsold

3.26 pm: Tim Paine snapped up by Sahara Pune Warriors for $270,000 (Rs 1.2 crore)

3.21 pm: Brad Haddin goes to Kolkata Knight Riders for $325,000 (Rs 1.4 crore)

3.20 pm: Naman Ojha goes to Delhi for $270,000  (Rs 1.24 crore)

3.14 pm:  Dinesh Karthik signed up by King's XI Punjab for $900,000 (Rs 4.1 crore)

3.10 pm: Wridhiman Saha goes to Chennai Super Kings for $100,000

3.05 pm:  Parthiv Patel goes to Kochi for $290,000 (Rs 1.3 crore)

3.03 pm:  Brian Lara, Graham Manou unsold

3.01 pm:  D Warner sold to Delhi for $7,50,000 (Rs 3.5 crore)

2.57 pm: David Hussey goes to Punjab Kings XI for $1.5 million (Rs 6.4 crore)

2.53 pm: Royal Challengers Bangalore sign Saurabh Tiwary for $1.6 million (Rs 7.6 crore)

2.48 pm: Confusion over Saurabh Tiwary's bidding 

2.42 pm: Shikhar Dhawan sold for $300,00 to Deccan Chargers (Rs 1.4 crore)

2.38 pm: Duminy goes to Deccan Chargers for $300,000 (Rs 1.4 crore)

2.36 pm: Chennai gets Michael Hussey for $425000 (Rs 2.0 crore)

2.35 pm:
Bidding starts for Michael Hussey

2.32 pm: No takers for Jesse Ryder, Gibbs


Players auctioned so far:


Round 1
Player
Country
Bought by Franchise
Price (in USD)
Gautam Gambhir
India
Kolkata Knight Riders
 $2.4 million (Rs 11.04 crore)
Tilakratne Dilshan
Sri Lanka
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$650,000
Zaheer Khan
India
Royal Challengers Bangalore 
$900,000 (Rs 4.14 crore)
Ross Taylor
New Zealand
Rajasthan Royals
$1m
Yusuf Pathan
India
Kolkata Knight Riders
$2.1million (Rs 9.66 crore)
Kevin Pietersen
England
Deccan Chargers
$650,000 (Rs. 2.99 cr)
Mahela Jayawardane
Sri Lanka
Kochi
$1.5 m (RS. 6.9 cr)
Yuvraj Singh
India
Pune Warriors
$1.8 m (Rs 8.28 cr)
AB De Villiers
South Africa
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$1.1 million (Rs 5.06 cr)
Cameron White
Australia
Deccan Chargers
$1.1 million (Rs 5.06 crore)
Jacques Kallis
South Africa
Kolkata Knight Riders
$1.1 million (Rs 5.06 crore)
 Rohit Sharma 
India
Mumbai Indians
$2 million (Rs 9.2 crore)
Andrew Symonds
Australia
Mumbai Indians
$850,000 (Rs 3.91 crore)
Kumar Sangakkara
Sri Lanka
Deccan Chargers
$700,000 (Rs 3.22 crore)
Adam Gilchrist
Australia
King's XI Punjab
$900,000 (Rs 4.14 crore)
Rahul Dravid
India
Rajasthan Royals
$500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)
Graeme Smith
South Africa
Pune Warriors
$500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)
 Robin Uthappa
India
Pune Warriors
$2.1 million (Rs 9.66 crore)
Johan Botha
South Africa
Rajasthan Royals
$950,000 (Rs 4.37 crore)
VVS Laxman
India
Kochi
$3,00,000 (Rs. 1.84 crore)
Daniel Vettori
New Zealand
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$ 500,000 (Rs. 2.5 crore)
Brendon McCullum New Zealand
Kochi
$ 450,000 (Rs 2.2 crore)
S Sreesanth
India
Kochi
$ 9,00,000 (Rs 4.1 crore)
Irfan Pathan
India
Delhi Daredevils
$1.9 million (Rs 8.74 crore)
R P Singh
India
Kochi
$500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)


1.22 pm: R P Singh goes to Kochi for $500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)

1.17 pm: Delhi Daredevils sign up Irfan Pathan for $1.9 million

1.11 pm:
No takers for Chris Gayle

1.09 pm: S Sreesanth sold to Kochi for $ 9,00,000 (Rs 4.1 crore)

1.05 pm: Brendon McCullum goes to Kochi for $ 450,000 (Rs 2.2 crore)

1.02 pm: Vettori sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for $ 550,000  (Rs. 2.5 crore)

12.59 pm: VVS Laxman goes to Kochi for $4,00,000 (Rs. 1.84 crore)

12.56 pm: Johan Botha goes to Rajasthan Royals for $950,000 (Rs 4.37 crore)

12.49 pm: Sahara Pune Warriors buy Robin Uthappa for $2.1 million (Rs 9.66 crore)

12.42 pm: Graeme Smith sold to Pune Warriors for $500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)

12.38 pm: Rahul Dravid goes to Rajasthan Royals for $500,000 (Rs 2.3 crore)

12.34 pm: Adam Gilchrist snapped up by King's XI Punjab for $900,000 (Rs 4.14 crore)

12.30 pm: Deccan Chargers buy Kumar Sangakkara for $700,000 (Rs 3.22 crore)

12.27 pm: Andrew Symonds sold to Mumbai Indians for $ 850,000 (Rs 3.91 crore)

12.22 pm: Rohit Sharma  goes to Mumbai Indians for $ 2 million (Rs 9.2 crore)

12.18 pm: Jacques Kallis goes to KKR for $1.1 million (Rs 5.06 crore)

12.13 pm: Deccan Chargers buy Cameron White for $1.1 million (Rs 5.06 crore)

12.08 pm: Sourav Ganguly not sold in first round

Players auctioned so far:

Round 1
Player
Country
Bought by Franchise
Price (in USD)
Gautam Gambhir
India
Kolkata Knight Riders
 $2.4 million
Tilakratne Dilshan
Sri Lanka
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$650,000
Zaheer Khan
India
Royal Challengers Bangalore 
$900,000
Ross Taylor
New Zealand
Rajasthan Royals
$100.000
Yusuf Pathan
India
Kolkata Knight Riders
$2.1million
Kevin Pietersen
England
Deccan Chargers
$650,000
Mahela Jayawardane
Sri Lanka
Kochi
$1.5 m
Yuvraj Singh
India
Pune Warriors
$1.8 m (Rs 8.28 cr)
AB De Villiers
South Africa
Royal Challengers Bangalore
$1.1 million (Rs 5.06 cr)



11.51 am:
De Villiers to Royal Challengers Bangalore at $ 1.1 million  (RS 5.06 cr)

11.48 am: Yuvraj Singh goes to Pune for $1.8 m (Rs 8.28 cr)

11.43 am: Mahela Jayawardane goes to Kochi for $1.5 m (RS. 6.9 cr)

11.40 am: Deccan buy Kevin Pietersen for $ 650, 000 (Rs. 2.99 cr)

11.33 am: Yursuf Pathan goes to KKR for $2.1 million (Rs 9.66 crore)


IPL 2011: Cricketers and their price

11.30 am: Taylor sold to Rajasthan Royals for $1 million

11.28 am: New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor up for grabs

11.25 am: Zaheer Khan sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore for $900,000

11.24 am: Bangalore buy Tillakaratne Dilshan for Rs 2.9 crore

11.20 am: Gautam Gambhir goes to Kolkata Knight Riders for $2.4 million (Rs 11.04 crore)

11.19 am: Intense bidding war for Gambhir

11.11 am: IPL-4 players' auction begins 

10.58 am: Team-wise wish list: Chennai Super Kings: Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Saurabh Tiwary, Angelo Mathews

Delhi Daredevils: Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Saurabh Tiwary, Shakib Al Hasan, Parthiv Patel

Deccan Chargers: Adam Gilchrist, Andrew Symonds, Brad Haddin, Dale Steyn, Kumar Sangakkara, Yuvraj Singh

Mumbai Indians: Praveen Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Saurabh Tiwary

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Dale Steyn, Yusuf Pathan, Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma, Saurabh Tiwary

Kolkata Knight Riders: Angelo Mathews, Manoj Tiwary, Ashoke Dinda, Brendon McCullum, Chris Gayle, Wriddhiman Saha

Rajasthan Royals: Jacques Kallis, Rohit Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Saurabh Tiwary

Kings XI Punjab: Gautam Gambhir, Parthiv Patel, Irfan Pathan

Sahara Pune Warriors: Gautam Gambhir, Sourav Ganguly, Yuvraj Singh

Kochi: Gautam Gambhir, S Sreesanth, Robin Uthappa, Abhishek Nayar

10.52 am: According to sources, most of the IPL teams want all-rounder Yusuf Pathan and will hence bid for him at the auction.

10.48 am: Former Australian cricketer  Bevan to coach Kings XI in IPL 4

10.40 am: Sourav Ganguly likely to be offered new role with KKR: Sources

10.31 am: BCCI sets new rules for signing of the uncapped players

10.23 am: IPL - 4 will start on April 8 in Chennai

10.16 am: Five franchises - Kings XI Punjab, Knight Riders, Deccan Chargers, Sahara Pune Warriors and Kochi IPL - head into the auction with the full purse of $9m.
 
10.09 am: Oldest Players Up for auctions: Australia: Adam Gilchrist (39 years 2 months) Bangladesh: Abdur Razzaq (38 years 6 months) England: Anthony McGrath (35 years 3 months) India: Sourav Ganguly (38 years 6 months) New Zealand: Scott Styris (35 years 6 months) South Africa: Herschelle Gibbs (36 years 11 months) Sri Lanka: Sanath Jayasuriya (41 years 6 months) West Indies: Brian Lara (41 years and 8 months).

10.02 am: At 41 years and 8 months, Brian Lara will be the oldest player at the IPL auctions.

9.55 am: The players retained: Mumbai Indians: Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh, Kieron Pollard and Lasith Malinga; Chennai Super Kings: M.S. Dhoni, Suresh Raina, M. Vijay and Albie Morkel; Rajasthan Royals: Shane Warne, Shane Watson; Delhi Daredevils: Virender Sehwag; Royal Challengers Bangalore: Virat Kohli.


9.46 am: Only 12 players were retained by the IPL franchise for season 4. 

9.42 am:  Team owners have a cap of $9 million each to buy their fresh squads

9.35 am: Besides the earlier eight teams, new entrants - Kochi and Pune - will also bid for the cricketers who will come under the hammer

Discuss the IPL 4 auction here

9.30 am: Following are the base prices of some of the star players who will go under the hammer in the Indian Premier League auction:

$4,00,000: Adam Gilchrist, Brett Lee, Shaun Marsh, James Anderson, Kevin Pietersen, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann, Luke Wright, Michael Yardy, Rahul Dravid, Yuvraj Singh, Daniel Vettori, Brendon McCullum, Ross Taylor, Graeme Smith, AB de Villiers, Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Brian Lara, Chris Gayle, Sourav Ganguly.

$3,00,000: Zaheer Khan, Yusuf Pathan, Jacques Kallis, Muttiah Muralitharan, Andrew Symonds, Shaun Tait, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews.

$2,00,000: Gautam Gambhir, Michael Hussey, Doug Bollinger, Dirk Nannes, Eoin Morgan, Robin Uthappa, Sanath Jayasuriya.

$1,00,000: Tamim Iqbal, R. Ashwin, Morne Morkel, Ben Hilfenhaus.


9.22 am:
This is the biggest auction in the tournament's history after the first auction on February 20, 2008, in Mumbai

9.00 am: Indian Premier League's player auction will be held at the ITC Royal Gardenia Hotel, Bangalore

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