Day 1 of the Pro Kabaddi 2021 auction saw the New Young Players (NYPs) category of players up for bids. The players featuring in this category are part of the league’s Future Kabaddi Heroes scouting programme.
The auction for Day 1 saw four players from the NYP category being picked. UP Yoddha and Telugu Titans picked a player each while Puneri Paltan signed two players.
Mohit Goyat, Govind Gurjar were signed by Puneri Paltan while all-rounder Nitin Panwar and defender Prince were picked by U.P. Yoddha and Telugu Titans respectively.
August 29, 7:30PM: End of Day 1 of Pro Kabaddi Season 8 auction
Day 1 of the Pro Kabaddi season 8 auction comes to an end. Only four players were picked in the NYP draft however do tune in tomorrow for the overseas player auction at 3 pm and domestic category players auction at 6.30 pm.
August 29, 6:50PM: Puneri Paltan pick second player of the day!
Mohit Goyat becomes the second player to be picked by Puneri Paltan in the NYP draft. He joins the raidering duo of Pankaj Mohite and Pawan Kadian in the squad.
August 29, 6:45PM: Prince to play for Telugu Titans!
Telugu Titans bolster their defense with cover defender Prince. Titans now have four defenders in their squad from the list of six players.
August 29, 6:45PM: Another all-rounder picked in NYP draft! This time it's Govind Gurjar
Puneri Paltan acquire the services of young all-rounder Govind Gurjar.
August 29, 6:40PM: Nitin Panwar goes to UP Yoddha
UP Yoddha pick their first all-rounder for Pro Kabaddi Season 8.
August 29, 6:30PM: Pro Kabaddi Season 8 auction commences...
Day 1 of Pro Kabaddi season 8 auction for the NYP players starts.