The Pro Kabaddi Season 9 auction was held on August 5 and 6 at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai.
The auction saw over 500-plus players go under the hammer, including star raiders Pardeep Narwal and Pawan Kumar Sehrawat.
While Pardeep Narwal was retained by UP Yoddhas using the Final Bid Match (FBM) card. His price was set at INR 90 Lakh.
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, meanwhile, became the most expensive player in Pro Kabaddi history after Tamil Thalaivas bought him for INR 2.26 crore.
Vikash Kandola and Fazel Atrachali also fetched massive bids at the Pro Kabaddi Season 9 auction.
Bengaluru Bulls roped in Kandola for INR 1.70 crore, while former U Mumba captain Fazal joined Puneri Paltan for INR 1.38 crore.
Meanwhile, 23-year-old Guman Singh was one of the many surprises of the day as U Mumba bought him after a bid of INR 1.22 crore.
Iranian defender Amirhossein Bastomi became the most expensive player to be purchased on Day 2 as Haryana Steelers secured his services for a bid worth INR 65.10 Lakh.
The Pro Kabaddi Season 9 auction saw players from the Domestic, Overseas, and New Young Players (NYPs) groups divided into four categories: A, B, C and D.
The players were further sub-divided as ‘All-Rounders’, ‘Defenders’ and ‘Raiders’ within each category.
Here are the full squads for the teams following the PKL 9 auction:
Bought: Ajinkya Rohidas Kapre, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Girish Maruti Ernak, Shrikant Jadhav, Amit Sheoran, Ashish Kumar (Sangwan), Aslam Saja Mohamed Thambi, Balaji D, Parveen Satpal, Rohit, Sakthivel R, Shubham Shinde, Soleiman Pahlevani, Surender Nada, Vinod Kumar
Retained: Akash Pikalmunde, Maninder Singh, Manoj Gowda K., Parshant Kumar, R Guhan, Suyog Baban Gaikar, Vaibhav Bhausaheb Garje
Bought: Vikash Kandola, Harmanjit Singh, Lal Mohar Yadav, Nageshor Tharu, Neeraj Narwal, Rahul Khatik, Sachin Narwal, Sudhakar Krishant Kadam
Retained: Aman, Bharat, Mahender Singh, Mayur Jagannath Kadam, More G B, Rajnesh, Rohit Kumar, Saurabh Nandal, Vinod Lachmayya Naik, Yash Hooda
Bought: Akash, Amit Hooda, Anil Kumar, Md. Liton Ali, Monu, Ravi Kumar, Reza Katoulinezhad, Sandeep Kumar (Dhull), Tejas Maruti Patil Vishal
Retained: Ashish Narwal, Ashu Malik, Dipak, Krishan, Manjeet, Naveen Kumar, Suraj Panwar, Vijay, Vijay, Vinay Kumar
Bought: Arkam Shaikh, Baldev Singh, Chandran Ranjit, Dong Geon Lee, Kapil, Mahendra Ganesh Rajput, Manuj, Pardeep Kumar, Purna Singh, Rinku Narwal, Sandeep (Kandola), Sawin, Shankar Bhimraj Gadai, Sourav Gulia, Ujjaval Singh, Vinod Kumar, YoungChang Ko
Retained: Gaurav Chhikara, Parteek Dhaiya, Rakesh, Rohan Singh, Sohit, Sonu, Sonu Singh
Bought: Amirhossein Bastami, Joginder Singh Narwal, K. Prapanjan, Lovepreet Singh, Manish Gulia, Manjeet, Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsoudlou Mahalli, Nitin Rawal, Rakesh Narwal, Sushil
Retained: Ankit, Harsh, Jaideep, Meetu, Mohit, Monu, Naveen, Sunny, Vinay
Jaipur Pink Panthers
Bought: Ajith V Kumar, Bhavani Rajput, Lucky Sharma, Navneet, Nitin Chandel, Nitin Panwar, Rahul Chaudhari, Rahul Gorakh Dhanawade, Sunil Kumar, Woosan KO
Retained: Abhishek KS, Ankush, Arjun Deshwal, Ashish, Deepak, Devank, Sahul Kumar
Bought: Abdul Isaman S, Anand Surendra Tomar, Daniel Omondi Odhiambo, Rohit Gulia, Sachin, Sagar Kumar, Shivam Chaudhari, Sunil, Sushil Gulia, Vishwas S
Retained: Anuj Kumar, Manish, Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh, Monu, Naveen Sharma, Neeraj Kumar, Ranjit Venkatramana Naik, Rohit, Sajin Chandrasekar, Thiyagarajan Yuvaraj
Bought: Alankar Kaluram Patil, Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav, D Mahindraprasad, Fazel Atrachali, Harsh Mahesh Lad, Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, Rakesh Bhalle Ram
Retained: Abinesh Nadarajan, Aditya Tushar Shinde, Akash Santosh Shinde, Aslam Mustafa Inamdar, Badal Taqdir Singh, Govind Gurjar, Mohit Goyat, Pankaj Mohite, Sanket Sawant, Shubham Nitin Shelke, Sombir
Bought: Ankit, Arpit Saroha, K Abhimanyu, Md. Arif Rabbani, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Thanushan Laxmamohan, Visvanath V
Retained: Ajinkya Ashok Pawar, Ashish, Himanshu, Himanshu, Himanshu, Jatin, M. Abishek, Mohit, Narender, Sagar, Sahil
Bought: Abhishek Singh, Adarsh T, Aman Kadian, Hamid Mirzaei Nader, K Hanumanthu, Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari, Monu Goyat, Parvesh Bhainswal, Ravinder, Ravinder Pahal, Siddharth Sirish Desai, Surjeet Singh, Vishal Bhardwaj
Retained: Ankit Beniwal, Mohit, Mohit Pahal, Muhammed Shihas S, Nitin, Palla Ramakrishna, Prince, Rajnish, Vinay
Bought: Ankush, Ashish, Gholamabbas Korouki, Guman Singh, Harendra Kumar, Heidarali Ekrami, Jai Bhagwan, Kiran Laxman Magar, Mohit, Satywan, Surinder Singh
Retained: Kamlesh, Pranay Vinay Rane, Prince, Rahul, Rinku, Rupesh, Sachin, Shivam, Shivansh Thakur
Bought: Abozar Mohajer, Babu Murugasan, Gulveer Singh, Gurdeep, Jaideep, Nitin Tomar, James Namaba Kamweti, Nehal B Sawal Desai, Nitin Tomar, Pardeep Narwal, Rathan K
Retained: Aman, Anil Kumar, Ashu Singh, Durgesh Kumar, Mahipal, Nitesh Kumar, Nitin Panwar, Rohit Tomar, Shubham Kumar, Sumit, Surender Gill
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