PKL9 Auction: Pawan Sehrawat, Pardeep Narwal to go under hammer, full list of retained players out

Ahead of Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 auction, which will be held in Mumbai on August 5-6, the organisers have released the list of retained players.

FILE PHOTO: Bengaluru Bulls has not retained last season’s captain and star raider Pawan Sehrawat ahead of the PKL9 auction.

FILE PHOTO: Bengaluru Bulls has not retained last season’s captain and star raider Pawan Sehrawat ahead of the PKL9 auction. | Photo Credit: Bengaluru Bulls/ Twitter

Ahead of Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 auction, which will be held in Mumbai on August 5-6, the organisers have released the list of retained players.

Indian stars Pawan Sehrawat and Pardeep Narwal are set to go under the hammer at the Pro Kabaddi League 9 auction to be held on August 5-6 in Mumbai.

Ahead of the auction, the league has released the list of ‘Elite Retained Players’, ‘Retained Young Players’, and ‘New Young Players.’

A total of 111 players have been retained across all three categories with 19 from the Elite Retained Players (ERP) category, 13 in the Retained Young Players (RYP) category, and 38 in the New Young Players (NYP) category. This year, the franchisees have nominated 41 New Young Players.

Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh, the Iranian defender who plays for Patna Pirates, is the only foreigner who has been retained.

Big names who have been released
Bengal Warriors - Mohammad Nabibakhsh
Bengaluru Bulls - Pawan Sehrawat
Dabang Delhi K.C. - Sandeep Narwal
Gujarat Giants - Parvesh Bhainswal
Haryana Steelers - Vikash Khandola
Jaipur Pink Panthers - Deepak Niwas Hooda
Patna Pirates - Monu Goyat
Puneri Paltan - Rahul Chaudhari
Tamil Thalaivas - Manjeet
Telugu Titans - Siddharth Desai
UP Yoddhas - Pardeep Narwal
U Mumba - Fazel Atrachali
Full list of retained players
BENGAL WARRIORS
Elite Retained Players: Maninder Singh - Raider, Manoj Gowda K. - All-rounder, Akash Pikalmunde - Raider
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Suyog Baban Gaikar - Raider, R Guhan - Raider, Parshant Kumar - Raider, Vaibhav Bhausaheb Garje - Defender
BENGALURU BULLS
Elite Retained Players: Mahender Singh - Defender, Mayur Jagannath Kadam - Defender, More G B - Raider
Retained Young Players: Saurabh Nandal - Defender
Existing New Young Players: Bharat - Raider, Rohit Kumar - Defender, Vinod Lachmayya Naik - Defender
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Aman - Defender, Rajnesh - Defender, Yash Hooda - Defender
DABANG DELHI K.C.
Elite Retained Players: Vijay - All-rounder
Retained Young Players: Naveen Kumar - Raider
Existing New Young Players: Dipak - Defender, Krishan - Defender, Vinay Kumar - Defender, Ashu Malik - Raider
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Ashish Narwal - Raider, Manjeet - Raider, Suraj Panwar - Raider, Vijay - Defender
GUJARAT GIANTS
Elite Retained Players: Sonu - Raider
Existing New Young Players: Rakesh - Raider, Gaurav Chhikara - Raider, Sohit - Raider, Sonu Singh - Raider
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Parteek Dhaiya - Raider, Rohan Singh - All-rounder
HARYANA STEELERS
Retained Young Players: Vinay - Raider
Existing New Young Players: Meetu - Raider, Jaideep - Defender, Ankit - Defender, Mohit - Defender
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Monu - Defender, Naveen - Defender, Harsh - Defender, Sunny - Defender
JAIPUR PINK PANTHERS
Elite Retained Players: Arjun Deshwal - Raider, Sahul Kumar - Defender
Existing New Young Players: Deepak - Defender
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Devank - Raider, Ankush - Defender, Ashish - Defender, Abhishek KS - Defender
PATNA PIRATES
Elite Retained Players: Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh - All-rounder, Sajin Chandrasekar - All-rounder, Monu - Raider, Neeraj Kumar - Defender
Existing New Young Players: Rohit - Raider, Manish - Defender
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Ranjit Venkatramana Naik - Raider, Anuj Kumar - Raider, Naveen Sharma - Defender, Thiyagarajan Yuvaraj - Defender
PUNERI PALTAN
Elite Retained Players: Sombir - Defender, Abinesh Nadarajan - Defender
Retained Young Players: Pankaj Mohite - Raider, Sanket Sawant - Defender
Existing New Young Players: Aslam Inamdar - Raider, Mohit Goyat - Raider, Akash Santosh Shinde - Raider, Shubham Nitin Shelke - Raider, Govind Gurjar - All-rounder
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Aditya Tushar Shinde - Raider, Badal Taqdir Singh - Defender
TAMIL THALAIVAS
Elite Retained Players: Ajinkya Ashok Pawar - Raider
Retained Young Players: Sagar - Defender, Himanshu - Defender, M. Abishek - Defender
Existing New Young Players: Himanshu - Raider, Sahil - Defender, Ashish - Defender, Mohit - Defender
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Himanshu - Raider, Narender - Raider, Jatin - Raider
TELUGU TITANS
Retained Young Players: Ankit Beniwal - Raider, Rajnish - Raider
Existing New Young Players: Muhammed Shihas S - Defender, Palla Ramakrishna - Defender, Prince - Defender
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Vinay - Raider, Mohit Pahal - Defender, Mohit - Defender, Nitin - Defender
U MUMBA
Elite Retained Players: Rinku - Defender
Existing New Young Players: Kamlesh - Raider, Shivam - Raider, Prince - Defender, Rahul - Defender
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Sachin - Raider, Pranay Vinay Rane - Raider, Rupesh - Raider, Shivansh Thakur - Defender
U.P. YODDHAS
Elite Retained Players: Nitesh Kumar - Defender
Retained Young Players: Surender Gill - Raider, Sumit - Defender, Ashu Singh - Defender
Existing New Young Players: Nitin Panwar - All-rounder, Shubham Kumar - Defender, Aman - Raider, Rohit Tomar - Raider
Franchisee Nominated New Young Players: Durgesh Kumar - Raider, Mahipal - Raider, Anil Kumar - Raider

Where to watch PKL9 auction?

PKL9 Player Auction will be broadcast LIVE on 5th August, 6:30 PM onwards on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar.
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