PKL 2023 auction Highlights, Day 1: Telugu buys Pawan Sehrawat at record 2.61 cr, Puneri gets Shadloui at 2.35 cr, Gujarat buys Fazel-Nabi; Bengal uses FBM card for Maninder at 2.12 cr

PKL Auction Highlights: Follow all the updates and action from Day 1 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 10 auction that happened in Mumbai on Monday.

Updated : Oct 10, 2023 00:35 IST

Follow Sportstar’s Highlights of Day 1 of the PKL 2023 Auction happening in Mumbai.

  • October 09, 2023 23:18
    Wrap for PKL Auction

    We are done for the day as the first two (A and B) categories. Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh stole the limelight initially as he became the most expensive player in PKL history after Puneri Paltan bought the Iranian all-rounder for 2.35 cr. But the record did not stand long as Telugu Titans went all-in on Indian national captain Pawan Sehrawat to acquire his services for 2.61 cr, making him the most expensive player in the Pro Kabaddi League history.

  • October 09, 2023 23:10
    Haryana Steelers gets Chandran Ranjit.

    Chandran Ranjit goes to Haryana Steelers for 65.00 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 23:07
    Haryana takes Desai

    Ex-Telugu Titans star raider Siddharth Desai goes to Haryana Steelers at 1.00 cr.

  • October 09, 2023 23:05
    Bulls retains Kandola

    Vikash Kandola stays with Bengaluru Bulls at 55.25 lakhs via FBM.

  • October 09, 2023 22:53
    Telugu Titans gets Pawan Sehrawat at record 2.61cr

    Pawan Sehrawat comes under the hammer. UP Yoddhas starts the bid at 20 lakhs. Bengaluru Bulls take straight to 1.00 cr before Telugu Titans take it to 1.50 cr. Haryana makes it 2.50cr to make him the most expensive player in PKL history. Titans finally won the bid for 2.61 cr (260.5L) to acquire the services for the Indian captain!

    Sehrawat becomes the most expensive player once again!

    Pawan sold to Telugu Titans at 2.61 cr (260.5L).

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  • October 09, 2023 22:51
    Meetu goes to Delhi

    Dabang Delhi buys Meetu for 93 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:46
    Guman stays at Mumba

    U Mumba uses FBM to get back the services of Guman Singh at 85.00 lakhs after Dabang Delhi won the bidding war for the lanky raider.

  • October 09, 2023 22:44
    Ashu stays at Delhi

    The bidding race is going for Ashu Malik and there are two teams in the race - Tamil Thalaivas and Bengaluru Bulls. Tamil Thalaivas wins the race, finally at 96.25 lakhs but hang on! Dabang Delhi exercises its FBM card to get back its dependable raider.

    Ashu Malik sold to Dabang Delhi at 96.25 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:30
    Shrikant Jadhav stays with Bengal

    Bulls opens account for Bengal Warriors raider Shrikant Jadhav at 20.25 lakh. Bengal will keep having his services at 35.25 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:27
    Last segment of the day underway

    The last set of players of the day, raiders from category A, will be under the hammer in a few minutes.

  • October 09, 2023 22:22
    Vishal Bhardwaj goes unsold

    Vishal Bhardwaj, the Asian Games 2023 Indian team member finds no buyer at day 1! He goes unsold.

  • October 09, 2023 22:20
    Delhi acquires services of Sunil

    Sunil goes to Dabang Delhi at the base price of 20 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:18
    Vishal to Bulls at base price

    Bengaluru Bulls gets Vishal at the base price of 20 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:17
    Sombir goes to Gujarat

    Gujarat Giants buys Sombir at 26.25 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:14
    Shubham Shinde stays at Warriors at 32.25 lakhs

    Bengal Warriors uses its FBM for Shubham Shinde to snatch him from Tamil Thalaivas at 32.25 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:08
    U Mumba buys Mahender Singh at 40.25 lakh

    U Mumba buys a second defender in Mahender Singh which cost them 40.25 lakh.

  • October 09, 2023 22:03
    U Mumba guys Girish Ernak 20 lakh

    Girish Maruti Ernak sold to U Mumba at the base price of 20 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 22:02
    BC Ramesh on Shadloui’s inclusion

    We came in fully intending to get Shadloui. We wanted a main left corner and that’s why we went all out for Shadloui.

    If Fazel had come ahead, we would have bid on merit. Shadloui is a rising star. In the Asian Championship final, we saw his raiding skills too. His all-round ability is something we like and comes in well with our sensibilities.

    We don’t go by the name, we go by the position. We looked at the performances over the past seven months.

    Are you now looking for a captaincy option?

    No, we have Aslam. He is a knowledgeable player and Shadloui too has leadership qualities. We will take a call in training about who is able to take control of proceedings and earn the faith of the team.

    We will be looking for backup players to strengthen the bench.

    Does Shadloui’s arrival mean Akash Shinde and others go down the pecking order:

    Aslam, Akash and Mohit are all starting 7 players. We have a good team.

  • October 09, 2023 22:00
    Category B all-rounders ends

    We move to defenders in category B.

  • October 09, 2023 21:55
    No bids for Ajinkya Kapre

    Ajinkya Kapre has no bidders in PKL 10!

  • October 09, 2023 21:54
    Nitin Rawal to Bengal at 30 lakhs

    Nitin Rawal goes to Bengal Warriors at 30 lakhs after Haryana Steelers refused to use its FBM card.

    Nitin Rawal sold to Bengal Warriors at 30 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 21:51
    First no bids!

    No bids for Sandeep Narwal, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Ashish, Manoj Gowda, Sachin Narwal, Gurdeep!

  • October 09, 2023 21:50
    FBM Card by Gujarat Giants for Arkam Shaikh at 20.25 lakhs

    Gujarat Giants bought Arkam Shaikh for 20.25 lakhs with the help of an FBM Card.

    Arkam Shaikh sold to Gujarat Giants at 20.25 lakhs.

  • October 09, 2023 21:44
    Gujarat gets Nabibakhsh for 22.00 lakh

    Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh is the first player in category B. Gujarat bids for Nabibakhsh at 20 lakh base price. Dabang Delhi joins the race at 20.25 lakh, and Gujarat finally buys the Iranian at 22.00 lakhs to get the deadly duo of Fazel-Nabi.

    Nabibakhsh sold to Gujarat Giants at 22.00 lakh.

  • October 09, 2023 21:36
    Category A ends

    And with this, the category A ends. All the players have been sold!

  • October 09, 2023 21:32
    Manjeet goes to Patna at 92 lakhs

    Manjeet goes to Patna Pirates at 92 lakhs after Haryana Steelers did not choose to use their FBM card.

    Manjeet sold to Patna Pirates at 92 lakh!

  • October 09, 2023 21:30
    Maninder Singh stays at Bengal with 2.12 cr

    Bengal Warriors captain Maninder Singh will be the next guy under the hammer. Telugu Titans makes a huge bid to jump from 50 lakh to to 1.00 cr and then to 1.50 cr. The bid between Telugu and other teams raised to 2 cr and Titans won the bid at 2.12 cr but a twist came up as Bengal Warriors used their final bid match card to take their captain back at 2.12 cr! He becomes only the second Indian and third overall to cross the 2.00 cr mark in the PKL history.

    Maninder Singh sold to Bengal Warriors at 2.12 cr.

  • October 09, 2023 21:11
    Vijay Malik is a UP player at 85.00 lakh!

    Ex-Dabang Delhi player Vijay Malik is the fourth one on the list. Bengal Warriors starts the bidding for him at his base price of 30 lakh. UP Yoddhas take his price over 50 lakhs before Telugu Titans raise their paddle for the all-rounder. U Mumba joined the party, and it is a fight between them and UP Yoddhas as the price goes up to 70 lakh. UP and Mumba extend it to 84.50 lahks before Yoddhas hits the final nail in the coffin at 85.00 lahks. Delhi denies their FBM card use as Yoddhas confirmed its first player of this auction.

    Vijay Malik sold to UP Yoddhas at 85.00 Lakh.

  • October 09, 2023 21:09
    Rohit Gulia goes to the Gujarat Giants at 58.50 lakh

    Rohit Gulia is the third on the list in the A category. Gujarat Giants gets the second guy, this time at 58.50 lakh. Bengal Warriors tried their best but Gujarat was in no mood to give this man at any cost.

    Rohit Gulia sold to Gujarat Giants at 58.50 lakh

  • October 09, 2023 21:03
    Iranian lion to GG!

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    PKL Auction 2023, Season 10: Fazel Atrachali snapped up by Gujarat Giants for 1.6 crores

    Veteran Iranian defender Fazel Atrachali was sold to Gujarat Giants for 1.6 crores during the PKL 2023 Season 10 Auction being held in Mumbai.

  • October 09, 2023 20:56
    Fazel Atrachali goes to Gujarat at 1.60 cr

    Fazel Atrachali is the second man to go under the hammer. His base price is 30 lakh. Telugu Titans start the proceedings at 30 lakh mark. Delhi bids at 30.5 lakh for Fazel. Both teams take Fazel’s price to 1.31 cr before Gujarat joins the party. Gujarat will have the bragging rights as they buy Fazel for 1.60 cr.

    Fazel Atrachali sold to Gujarat Giants for 1.60 cr.

  • October 09, 2023 20:52
    Shadloui makes history

    PKL Auction 2023: Iran’s Mohammadreza Shadloui becomes league’s most expensive foreign kabbadi player, sold for Rs 2.35 crore to Puneri Paltan

    Star Iranian allrounder Mohammadreza Shadloui was sold to Puneri Paltan for INR 2.35CR during the PKL 2023 Season 10 Auction being held in Mumbai.

  • October 09, 2023 20:51
    Meet the record breaker Shadloui

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  • October 09, 2023 20:39
    Shadloui goes to Puneri Paltan for 2.35 cr

    U Mumba starts the bidding for Shadloui. Bengal Warriors joined the race and quickly raised the price to 50 lakhs as the bidding war intensified. Gujarat Giants joined the party at the 80 lakh mark. Shadloui’s bid goes past the magical 1.00 cr mark! The bidding continues as Mumba raises the paddle to 1.30 cr. Make it 1.87 cr for the Iranian as Telugu raised the paddle for him. Giants come again at the 1.96 cr mark. Pune is not willing to give away the all-rounder as the bid has gone past the 2.26 cr mark, the highest ever bidding price as finally Shadloui has gone to PUNERI PALTAN FOR 2.35 crore!

    Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh sold to Puneri Paltan at 2.35 crore.

  • October 09, 2023 20:36
    Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh

    Iran’s superstar all-rounder Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh will be the first under the hammer for the PKL 2023 auction.

  • October 09, 2023 20:35
    PKL 10 Logo

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  • October 09, 2023 20:28
    Full list of Foreign Players for PKL 10 Auction

    PKL Auction 2023: Fazel Atrachali to Zheng-Wei Chen - Full list of foreign players registered for Pro Kabaddi auction

    Pro Kabaddi League 2023 Player auction: From Mohammadreza Shadloui to Fazel Atrachali, here is the full list of foreign players who have signed up for the PKL 2023 Auction.

  • October 09, 2023 20:24
    What is the Final Bid Match (FBM) and how can a team use it?

    The Final Bid Match (FBM) rule allows teams to retain a player by matching the final bid made for him.

    Each team can use the three FBMs in the auction. However, it also depends on the number of players retained by the team.

  • October 09, 2023 20:23
    Purse balance for PKL teams ahead of 2023 auction
  • October 09, 2023 20:21
    U Mumba Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: U Mumba full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Heidarali Ekrami, Surinder Singh retained

    PKL 10: U Mumba might be one of the few sides to retain a core of sorts going into the player auction for the Pro Kabaddi League’s tenth edition.

  • October 09, 2023 20:20
    Gujarat Giants Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Gujarat Giants full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Rakesh, Parteek Dahiya stay

    PKL 10: Gujarat Giants will hope to build a competitive side under the tutelage of veteran kabaddi coach Ram Mehar Singh during the player auction for the Pro Kabaddi League’s 10th edition.

  • October 09, 2023 20:18
    Haryana Steelers Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Haryana Steelers full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Jaideep-Mohit combo stays

    PKL 10: Despite a relatively underwhelming season in Steelers’ colours for defensive duo Jaideep Dahiya and Mohit Nandal, the combination has found the backing of the franchise yet again ahead of the auction for the 10th edition of the Pro Kabaddi League.

  • October 09, 2023 20:15
    Telugu Titans Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Telugu Titans full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Siddharth Desai released

    PKL 10 Auction: Telugu Titans has shown faith in senior player Parvesh Bhainswal. Bhainswal was part of the Indian team in the recently concluded Asian Kabaddi Championship.

  • October 09, 2023 20:14
    Dabang Delhi Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Dabang Delhi full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Naveen retained

    PKL 10: Naveen Kumar will remain with Dabang Delhi for a fifth consecutive season after being retained by the franchise for the 10th edition of the Pro Kabaddi League.

  • October 09, 2023 20:11
    Puneri Paltan Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Puneri Paltan full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Aslam stays, Fazel-Nabi let go

    PKL 10 Auction: Puneri Paltan spent over INR 2 CR in securing the services of imperious Iranians Fazel Atrachali and Mohammad Nabibakhsh. The side has not retained either player ahead of the auctions for Pro Kabaddi League’s 10th edition.

  • October 09, 2023 20:04
    Tamil Thalaivas Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Tamil Thalaivas full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Pawan Sehrawat released

    PKL 10 Auction: Pawan Sehrawat, who was roped in by Tamil Thalaivas for a record INR 2.26 CR, will look for a new team in the 10th edition of the Pro Kabaddi League.

  • October 09, 2023 20:01
    Jaipur Pink Panthers Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Jaipur Pink Panthers full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction

    PKL 10 Auction: The defending Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) champions Jaipur Pink Panthers has kept their core intact ahead of the PKL 10 auction.

  • October 09, 2023 20:00
    Bengaluru Bulls Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Bengaluru Bulls full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Bharat, Neeraj retained; Vikash Kandola released

    PKL 10 Auction: Randhir Singh Sehrawat’s Bulls only retained four players ahead of the auction - Neeraj Narwal, Bharat, Saurabh Nandal and Yash Hooda.

  • October 09, 2023 19:59
    Bengal Warriors Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Bengal Warriors full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Maninder, Deepak Hooda released

    PKL 10 Auction: Bengal Warriors has let go of one of their biggest match-winner and captain, Maninder Singh ahead of the Pro Kabaddi League season 10 auction slated to happen in September.

  • October 09, 2023 19:56
    UP Yoddhas Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: UP Yoddhas full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Pardeep Narwal retained

    PKL 10 Auction: The most successful raider of the league, Pardeep Narwal, stays with UP Yoddhas along with Surender Gill and India international Nitesh Kumar.

  • October 09, 2023 19:54
    Patna Pirates Retained Players

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    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Patna Pirates full list of retained players ahead of PKL 10 Auction; Mohammadreza Shadloui released; Sachin stays

    Pro Kabaddi 2023: Mohammadreza Shadloui, who was introduced to PKL by Patna Pirates, made the left corner his own with some scintillating performances but has been released by the franchise ahead of the tenth edition of the league.

  • October 09, 2023 19:46
    Full list of retained and released players for all PKL teams
  • October 09, 2023 19:40
    PKL Auction 2023 - Category B - Raiders

    Ashu Malik - Haryana (Age 21)

    Chandran Ranjit - Tamil Nadu (32)

    Guman Singh - Haryana (24)

    Meetu - Haryana (21)

    Pawan Kumar Sehrawat - Delhi (27)

    Shrikant Jadhav - Maharashtra (28)

    Siddharth Sirish Desai - Maharashtra (31)

    Vikash Khandola - Haryana (25)

  • October 09, 2023 19:31
    PKL Auction 2023 - Category B - Defenders

    Sombir - Haryana (Age 25)

    Vishal Bhardwaj - Himachal Pradesh (26)

    Girish Maruti Ernak - Maharashtra (32)

    Mahender Singh - Himachal Pradesh (27)

    Vishal - Haryana (27)

    Shubham Shinde - Maharashtra (24)

    Sunil - Haryana (23)

  • October 09, 2023 19:30
    PKL Auction 2023 - Category B - All Rounders

    Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh - Iran (Age 32)

    Ajinkya Rohidas Kapre - Maharashtra (29)

    Arkam Shaikh - Maharashtra (24)

    Ashish - Haryana (22)

    Deepak Niwas Hooda - Haryana (29)

    Gurdeep - Haryana (24)

    Manoj Gowda K - Karnataka (26)

    Nitin Rawal - Haryana (25)

    Sachin Narwal - Haryana (22)

    Sandeep Narwal - Haryana (30)

  • October 09, 2023 19:29
    PKL Auction 2023 - Category A

    Mohammadreza Shadloui - All Rounder - Iran (Age 23)

    Fazel Atrachali - Defender - Iran (31)

    Rohit Gulia - All-Rounder - Haryana (25)

    Vijay Malik - All-Rounder - Haryana (26)

    Maninder Singh - Raider - Punjab (33)

    Manjeet - Raider - Delhi (26)

  • October 09, 2023 19:25
    Day 1 Player’s List

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  • October 09, 2023 19:09
    PKL 2023 Season 10 Auction schedule

    Day 1

    6:30 PM - PKL Logo Launch and 10-year celebration

    8:00 PM - Category A and B auction

    Day 2

    10:00 AM - Category C and D auction

    5:30 PM - End of auction

  • October 09, 2023 18:56
    Live Streaming Info

    Live action from Day 1 of the Pro Kabaddi League action will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network. The live streaming of the event will be available on the Disney+ Hotstar app and website.

  • October 09, 2023 18:52
    Welcome

    Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s live coverage of Day 1 of the PKL 2023 Auction happening at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. Stay tuned as we bring you all the live updates as it unfolds.

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