Day 2 of the Pro Kabaddi 2021 auction saw players up for grabs from the overseas category and Category A domestic players.
First, the players from the overseas category went under the hammer. Iranian Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh became the most expensive player to be signed from the overseas category.
Later the Category A domestic players were in action where Pardeep Narwal broke the record for the most expensive player ever in the history of the Pro Kabaddi League. Pardeep was bought by UP Yoddha for a whopping INR 1.65 crores.
August 30, 9:30PM: End of Day 2 auction..
Right then, here we are at the end of a riveting day of Pro Kabaddi player auction. As expected the Category A domestic players created a stir with Pardeep Narwal's record-breaking price of ₹1.65 crores the highlight of the day.
At the end of Day 2 player auction, UP Yoddha look like a formidable side already. Puneri Paltan and Tamil Thalaivas too had a decent day with some key signings. However with a day still left, it will be interesting to see what the final squads look like.
Do join us tomorrow at 10:30 AM IST for the final day of the auction where players from Category B, C and D will be up for grabs.
August 30, 9:20PM: Remaining purse available for all 12 teams
Jaipur Pink Panthers - 2.06 Cr
Haryana Steelers - 1.89 Cr
Dabang Delhi KC - 1.88 Cr
Bengal Warriors - 1.81 Cr
U Mumba - 1.80 Cr
Puneri Paltan - 1.74 Cr
Patna Pirates - 1.63 Cr
Tamil Thalaivas - 1.58 Cr
Gujarat Giants - 1.54 Cr
Telugu Titans - 1.29 Cr
Bengaluru Bulls - 1.22 Cr
UP Yoddha - 0.87 Cr
August 30, 9:00PM: Manjeet Chhillar, Ran Singh go UNSOLD!
No bidders for the experienced duo. One of the biggest surprises of the day.
August 30, 8:55PM: Vikas Jaglan sold to Haryana Steelers!
Haryana bag the services of Vikas for ₹20 lac
August 30, 8:50PM: Shrikant Jadhav retained by UP Yoddha
UP Yoddha use FBM to retain the Maharashtra raider for ₹72 lac. Clearly UP looks like a formidable raiding unit this season. Expect the team to go all the way.
August 30, 8:40PM: Prashanth Kumar Rai to play for Patna Pirates
Three-time champions sign Rai for ₹55 lac.
August 30, 8:40PM: Chandran Ranjit to stay with Dabang Delhi K.C.
Bengaluru Bulls showed interest in the raider but Delhi used the FBM card to sign Ranjit for ₹80 lac.
August 30, 8:35PM: Telugu Titans bag Rohit Kumar!
Rohit Kumar to snapped by Telugu Titans for ₹36 lac. A good support raider to complement Siddharth Desai.