A total of 60 players bought by 8 franchises at 2019 IPL Auction.Yuvraj Singh sold for his base price of Rs 1 crore to Mumbai Indians, after going unsold earlier.Jaydev Unadkat and Varun Chakravarty fetch the highest bid of Rs 8.40 crore from Rajasthan Royals and KXIP, respectively.(For live IPL Auction updates in Hindi, click here)This brings us to the end of the 2019 IPL Auction.A total of 60 players, including 20 foreigners, were picked up by the eight franchises for a total of Rs 1,06,80,00,000.CSK, Delhi and Rajasthan have a complete squad of 25 players. KKR on the other hand have a 21-member squad, with place for four more cricketers that they could add before the 2019 IPL.Rajasthan Royals pick up three players in the third and final round. Manan Vohra (Rs 20 lakh), Ashton Turner (Rs 50 lakh) and Riyan Parag (Rs 20 lakh) all go to the Royals for their base price.England’s Joe Denly re-appears. And he goes to Kolkata Knight Riders for his base price of Rs 1 crore. Bandaru Ayyappa bagged by Delhi Capitals for Rs 20 lakhs.Shrikant Mudhe also goes for his base price of Rs 20 lakhs to KKR.We’re back, and Jalaj Saxena is the first player to be sold to Delhi Capitals for his base price of Rs 20 lakh. And CSK fill their last slot with Ruturaj Gaikwad for his base price of Rs 20 lakh.Yet again, Jason Holder, Luke Ronchi and Dale Steyn have no bidders.We’re heading into a 10-minute break before the start of the second accelerated auction process.RCB and Chennai start bidding for the uncapped player. The bid is fast going up. And it has crossed 1 crore. There he goes past 2 crore. And we’ve crossed 3 crore. The all-rounder goes to RCB for Rs 3.6 crore!“I was a bit surprised when he went unsold initially because he is a great player. He has got some good tricks under the belt and I think RCB needed a player like this. Apart from Virat, they didn’t have any substantial Indian batsman and after they didn’t retain Sarfaraz Khan and Mandeep Singh, someone like Nath who has enough first class experience under his belt and someone who can play spin really well is a good buy.” Star Sports expert Gautam Gambhir on Akshdeep NathYuvraj Singh is back on the auction table! Mumbai Indians raise their paddle. And Yuvraj Singh has been bagged by Mumbai for his base price of Rs 1 crore.The players unsold earlier are coming back again. There, Kiwi cricketer Martin Guptill goes to Sunrisers Hyderabad for his base price of Rs 1 crore.He’s just 15! And the bid kicks off with RCB and KXIP going after the player.It’s crossed a crore. And there! The all-rounder has been bagged by RCB.Prabhsimran Singh’s bid starts with RCB and Punjab entering the fray. The bid has crossed Rs 20 crore for the 17-year-old wicketkeeper!Mumbai Indians enter with a Rs 3 crore bid. Kings XI Punjab not giving up. Both teams stubborn. And he goes for a massive Rs 4.80 crore!“It is the big story for today and I never thought he (Prabhsimran) was going to make so much money today, everybody has done their homework well, he is a quality player. When you’re looking at a future it is great, he is just 17, he has got to work on his wicket-keeping, but as a batsman he is great, brilliant player, I would say right-hand Rishabh Pant. He played at an emerging trophy in Sri Lanka, he got a few sixes, but he is a quality player with potential.”Star Sports Expert Kiran More Prabhsimran Singh: The 17-Year-Old With a Rs 4.8 Cr IPL ContractHarry Gurney (Rs 75 lakh), Pankaj Jaswal (Rs 20 lakh) and Milind Kumar (Rs 20 lakh) are sold to their base prices to KKR, Mumbai and RCB. More uncapped players being taken by teams:Nikhil Naik – KKR, Rs 20 lakhDarshan Nalkande – KXIP, Rs 35 lakhShashank Singh – Rajasthan, Rs 20 lakhHardus Viljoen goes to Kings Punjab for his base price of Rs 75. Delhi cricketer Himmat Singh starts a bidding war between Rajasthan and RCB. And Virat Kohli’s franchise bag the 21-year-old for Rs 65 lakh from a base price of Rs 20 lakh.Kings XI Punjab bag uncapped Arshdeep Singh for his base price of Rs 20 lakh.Kings XI Punjab start the bid at his base price of Rs 50 lakh. Rajasthan raise their paddle. And they bag the West Indies bowler for Rs 1.1 croreKolkata Knight Riders bag Anrich of South Africa for his base price of Rs 20 lakh, without any trouble.We’re back from the break. It’s going to be an express process from now on. And the first player to be sold is Sherfane Rutherford.The bid starts at Rs 40 lakh. Aaand it has reached 2 crore. Delhi and Kolkata want the West Indies batsman.That’s it. Rutherford goes to Delhi for Rs 2 crore.We’re on a 45-minute break before the 2019 IPL Auction resumes.So far, a total of 27 players have been picked up by the eight franchises. That leaves us with 43 slots remaining to be filled.The pacer is unsold! Dale Steyn comes into the auction at a base price of Rs 1.50 crore, and finds no takers. Here’s a few other players who went sold in this session:Luke RonchiMushfiqur RahimKusal PereraGlenn PhillipsKane RichardsonAbhimanyu MithunMorne MorkelKKR bag Lockie Ferguson after a bit of to and fro with Punjab.Chennai and Mumbai take Barinder Sran’s bid past Rs 3 crore. The bid reaches exactly the amount CSK have in their purse, and the men in yellow have to take a step back. Mumbai Indians bag the left-arm pacer for Rs 3.4 crore from a base price of Rs 50 lakh.RCB start the bid for the England all-rounder. Delhi Capitals and Mumbai enter the fray. Punjab take the bid to Rs 6 crore. And there he goes! The 19-year-old has been bagged by Punjab for Rs 7.20 crore.Australian cricketer Shaun Marsh comes into the auction for Rs 2 crore, and finds absolutely no takers. South African cricketer Hashim Amla at a base price of Rs 1 crore has the same fate. And the following international cricketers have the same fate:Angelo MathewsCorey AndersonJason HolderParvez RasoolDelhi Capitals have raised their paddle at the Rs 2 crore base price. Hyderabad enter the bidding for the South Africa cricketer.The bid goes past Sunrisers’ remaining salary cap of Rs 6.3 crore, and he goes to Delhi for Rs 6.4 crore.We’re back after the break, and two cricketers – Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja and Afghanistan cricketer Hazratullah Zazai – go unsold!Uncapped player Nathu has been bagged by Delhi Capitals for his base price of Rs 20 lakh.Uncapped players Rajneesh Gurbani, Sheldon Jackson, Baba Indrajith, Anuj Rawat, KS Bharat, Arun Karthik Basker, Aniket Choudhary, Ishan Porel also go unsold.Chennai and Delhi kick start a bidding war for the 26-year-old all-rounder. Punjab enter the bid at Rs 3.60 crore. It’s Rajasthan and Punjab vying for the uncapped cricketer.KKR enter the mix at Rs 7 crore. No one’s willing to let go of the opportunity to get the mystery spinner on board.Kings XI Punjab win! Varun goes for a massive Rs 8.4 crore from a base price of Rs 20 lakh.This uncapped all-rounder is highly sought after! Mumbai Indians, RCB, Delhi are bidding for the Mumbai cricketer.And RCB have the last laugh! Dube is sold to RCB for a massive Rs 5 crore!Released by RCB, Sarfaraz Khan finds a taker in Kings XI Punjab.Anmolpreet Singh has started a bit of back and forth between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab. And Mumbai bag the uncapped player for Rs 80 lakh from his base price of Rs 20 lakh.Uncapped player Devdutt Padikkal has been bagged by Bangalore for his base price of Rs 20 lakh.Australian spinner Adam Zampa goes unsold.Mohit Sharma finding more takers than expected! Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings are fighting for the fast bowler. And MS Dhoni’s squad has filled one of their two slots, bagging Mohit Sharma for Rs 5 crore.Pacer Varun Aaron goes to Rajasthan for Rs 2.40 crore from a base price of Rs 50 lakh.Chennai and Kings XI Punjab enter the bid for the Indian pacer. From a base price of Rs 1 crore, he is sold to Punjab for Rs 4.80 crore.Sri Lankan bowler Lasith Malinga sold to Mumbai Indians for his base price of Rs 2 crore.The Indian pacer goes to Delhi for Rs 1.10 crore, just a tad bit more than his base price of Rs 1 crore.Delhi start the bid at Rs 1.50 crore and Rajasthan Royals enter the mix. Chennai Super Kings enter at Rs 5 crore, but Rajasthan is fighting hard for the player they released. And he’s back in the blue! Rajasthan Royals have got Jaydev Unadkat back for IPL 2019.Wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha goes to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 1.20 crore!From a base price of Rs 75 lakh, Nicholas Pooran goes to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 4.20 crore.Hyderabad kick the bid off with his base price of Rs 1.50 crore. KXIP try to get their hands on the English cricketer. But he goes to Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 2.20 crore!Kings XI Punjab after releasing Axar Patel are now fighting for him! Delhi and Punjab fight it out for the Indian bowler.And Delhi have won! Axar goes to the Capitals for Rs 5 crore, five times his base price of Rs 1 crore.Punjab bag Moises Henriques for his base price of Rs 1 crore.Yuvraj Singh does not find any takers! With a base price of Rs 1 crore, the Indian batsman will come back into the mix later today.Punjab youngster Gurkeerat Singh goes to RCB for his base price of Rs 50 lakh.Carlos Brathwaite goes to KKR for Rs 5 crore. There was a fierce bidding was for the Windies T20 captain, who came into the auction at a base prices of Rs 75 lakh.Remember The Name: Brathwaite First 5 Crore+ Buy at IPL AuctionBrendon McCullum, Martin Guptill, Chris Woakes go unsold. All three players are likely to come back for the second round of the auction.The first big buy of the day! Royal Challengers Bangalore take Shimron Hetmyer for Rs 4.20 crore.Coming into the auction at a base price of Rs 50 lakh, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals get into a bidding war for the Windies cricketer. At 2.60 crore, Rajasthan take a step back, and Sunrisers Hyderabad enter the bid with KXIP.RCB enter the bid at the final moment, and bag the cricketer for his maiden IPL season.IPL Auction: Shimron Hetmyer Fetches Rs 4.20 Crore Bid From RCBDelhi Capitals enter the bid at Rs 50 lakh, and Rajasthan Royals join in with a bid of Rs 55 lakh. Mumbai Indians enter the mix, and fight with Delhi Capitals for the India batsman. Mumbai give up, and Hanuma goes to Delhi for Rs 2 crore.Next up is Cheteshwar Pujara, and he too has found no takers. The Indian opener goes unsold!The first player to go under the hammer, Manoj Tiwary has found no takers! He came into the auction at a base price of Rs 50 lakh.COA member Diana Edulji and BCCI Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary kick off the proceedings in Jaipur.We’re 30 minutes away from the start of the 2019 IPL auction in Jaipur. The team representatives, who will be making the big decisions, have started taking their places.Soon, 351 players will be going under the hammer. Stay tuned!For more than a decade Richard Madley took pride and joy in bringing down the gavel as the IPL auctioneer. However, to his dismay, and for reasons he is not aware of, the BCCI has replaced him with Hugh Edmeades, another independent professional auctioneer.Following the 15 November deadline for franchises to extend player contracts, 130 players, including 44 overseas were retained by the eight IPL franchises. That means a total of 70 slots remain, with the teams having combined room for 50 Indian players and 20 overseas picks, and a total purse of Rs 145.25 crore.With 15 empty slots, Kings XI Punjab is coming into this auction with the biggest purse of Rs 36.20 crore.IPL 2019: Full List of Players Retained & Released by TeamsHello, and welcome to the live coverage of the (short yet promising) IPL 2019 Auction. With 130 players retained by the eight franchises from the previous season, there are just 70 slots now remaining to be filled. International stars like Yuvraj Singh, Brendon McCullum, Axar Patel will be among the 351 players who will go under the hammer at the auction being hosted in Jaipur.The season is far from underway yet, but the surprises have already started rolling in. Just last night five new players, including Eoin Morgan, were added to the auction list. That leaves us with 228 Indian cricketers, and 123 foreigners, who will be available to the franchises.The IPL auction begins this afternoon at 3.30 pm. Catch all the updates here.Meanwhile, take a look at some of our preview stories.2019 IPL Auction: Full List of 351 Players, With Base Price2019 IPL Auction: 10 Indian Domestic First-Timers to Watch Out ForAxar, Yuvraj & More: Indian Stars Seeking an IPL Team in 2019IPL Auction: 10 Unheralded Players Who Could Attract a Bidding War10 Players Left, Punjab in Overhaul Mode This IPL Auction We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.