Sam Curran became the highest-paid cricketer in an IPL auction when he was sold for INR 18.5 crores. Other significant buys include Ben Stokes by CSK for INR 16.25 crores, Cameron Green by Mumbai Indians for INR 17.50 crores and Harry Brook by SRH for INR 13.25 crores. Nicholas Pooran was sold to LSG for INR 16 crores. Low demand for spinners was visible in this year’s mini-auction. Joe Root, and Shakib Al Hasan are other notable players who went unsold.

The IPL 2023 mini-auction was conducted today December 23 in Kochi. Players like Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Cameroon Green, Harry Brook, Adil Rashid and others went under the hammer today. Franchises with huge purse value raised the stakes for many players.

IPL 2023 Auction Live Updates

20:42 PM – This brings us to the conclusion of the TATA IPL auction for 2023. We will take a look at the final squad for each team in a while.

20:40 PM – Wayne Parnell goes unsold!! UNSOLD!!

20:40 PM – Shakib al Hasan goes to 1.5 crores to KKR.

20:39 PM – Root goes to Rajasthan Royals for INR 1 crore.

20:39 PM – We promise this is the last segment of this year’s TATA IPL auction. Starting with Joe Root.

20:25 PM – KKR, PBKS and RR are putting out a list of players as they still have some slots left to fill! WOW!

20:23 PM – Abdul P A, the last player on the list, goes to RR for INR 20 lakhs.

20:21 PM – Naven Ul Haq goes to LSG for INR 50 lakhs.

20:20 PM – Akash Vashisht goes for INR 20 lakhs to the Royals.

20:20 PM – Johnson Charles remains unsold in this round as well.

20:20 PM – Wayne Parnell, like R vd Dussen, remains unsold.

20:19 PM – Rassie van der Dussen remains unsold!

20:19 PM – Mandeep Singh has bought Mandeep Singh for INR 50 lakhs.

20:18 PM – M Ashwin has found a team – RR for INR 20 Lakhs.

20:17 PM – KM Asif has been sold to RR for INR 30 lakhs.

20:16 PM – RR have roped in Anmolpreet Singh for INR 20 lakhs.

20:16 PM – Adam Zampa goes to RR for INR 1.5 crores.

20:16 PM – SRH nets Akeal Hosein without much ado.

20:15 PM – Kusal Mendis did not get a buyer. UNSOLD!

20:14 PM – Liton Kumar Das gets an opening bid from KKR. SOLD to KKR at INR 50 lakhs.

20:14 PM – Rossouw goes to DC at INR 4.6 crores.

20:12 PM – Riley Rossouw comes up straighaway as the first player. DC and RR are battling it out at the moment.

20:11 PM – Eoin Morgan says he’d love to see Rossouw in the final round of the accelerated IPL 2023 auction.

Here is what a GT fan had to say –

This brings to the closure of the first round of the accelerated round of TATA IPL auction 2023. On to the next round then! Be back in 15.

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19:43 PM – 27-year old Shivam Singh goes to PBKS for INR 20 lakhs.

19:42 PM – Bhagath Varma goes to CSK for INR 20 lakhs.

19:41 PM – Nehal Wadhera goes to MI for INR 20 lakhs.

19:40 PM – Opening bid for Mohit Rathee. Sold for his base price to PBKS.

19:39 PM

19:38 PM – CSK has bought all rounder Ajay Mandal for INR 20 lakhs.

19:37 PM – Left-arm pacer Kulwant Khejroliya has a bidder – KKR. He is sold to KKR for INR 20 lakhs.

19:36 PM – Sonu Yadav for INR 20 lakhs goes to RCB.

19:35 PM

19:35 PM – Varun Aaron also goes unsold. Wayward pace bowler is the issue.

19:34 PM – Tom Curran goes unsold.

19:32 PM – The young English star spinner from the final test in Pakistan Rehan Ahmed goes UNSOLD!! What a shame!!

19:31 PM – Avinash Singh, after a tussle between RCB and KKR, goes to RCB for INR 60 lakhs.

19:30 PM – Nitish Kumar Reddy has been netted by SRH for INR 20 lakhs.

19:29 PM – David Wiese has an opening bid from KKR. SOLD to KKR for INR 1 crore. Good buy!

19:28 PM – LSG has netted Swapnil Singh, an uncapped all-rounder, for INR 20 lakhs.

19:27 PM – Shams Mulani for INR 20 lakhs goes to Mumbai Indians.

19:27 PM – 2014 purple cap winner Mohit Sharma goes to GT.

19:26 PM – Sri Lankan Dilshan Madhushanka goes unsold.

19:25 PM – Joshua Little is going to get “Big” money. Current bid price is over INR 4 crores. SOLD to Gujarat Titans for INR 4.4 crores.

19:24 PM – Irish seamer Joshua Little was supposed to start a bidding war and it is exactly what is happening out there. LSG and GT are currently fighting the bidding war.

19:23 PM – Naveel-ul Haq from Afghanistan goes unsold as well.

19:23 PM – Another English seamer, Richard Gleeson, goes unsold.

19:22 PM – Jamie Overton, the English seamer, could not find any buyer.

19:20 PM – Suyash Sharma has got a bid from KKR for INR 20 lakhs. SOLD!!

19:20 PM – Paul van Meekeren, the Dutch superstar, goes unsold.

19:19 PM – Akash Kumar for INR 20 lakhs goes unsold.

19:18 PM – Rajan Kumar initiates a bidding war between KKR and RCB. The price has touched INR 70 lakhs already. SOLD to RCB for INR 70 Lakhs.

19:15 PM – Urvil Patel, a young wicketkeeper batter, goes to GT for INR 20 lakhs.

19:15 PM – Baba Indrajith goes unsold.

19:12 PM – Donovan Ferreira initiates a bidding war between KKR and RR. Finally goes to RR for INR 50 lakhs.

19:12 PM – Jagadeesha Suchith for a base price of INR 20 lakhs goes unsold.

19:11 PM – Suryansh Shedge goes unsold.

19:11 PM – LSG has bought Prerak Mankad for INR 20 lakhs.

19:10 PM – Duan Jansen from South Africa goes to Mumbai Indians for INR 20 lakhs.

19:08 PM – After a tussle between RR and SRH, Mayank Dagar goes to the SRH for INR 1.8 crore.

19:05 PM – Mayank Dagar, an uncapped domestic player is gathering some steam as RR and SRH are tussling it out between them. The price has already crossed INR 1 crore from 20 lakhs.

19:04 PM – Manoj Bhandage for INR 20 lakhs goes to RCB.

19:03 PM – Will Smeed for INR 40 lakhs goes unsold.

19:02 PM – Harpreet Bhatia goes to Punjab Kings for INR 40 lakhs. KKR joined in for a moment but eventually withdrew.

19:02 PM – Amit Mishra sold to LSG for INR 50 lakhs.

19:02 PM – Piyush Chawla starts the bidding process at INR 50 lakhs. Sold to Mumbai Indians.

19:00 PM – “Riley Rossouw and Joe Root should be in the accelerated round of TATA IPL auction 2023”, Anil Kumble.

18:56 PM –

18:50 PM – And we are back again for the accelerated round of the TATA IPL auction 2023. Let’s see how the teams stack up at the end of this round. All eyes will be on teams with low purse value and still a lot of slots to fill.

18:05 PM – Kyle Jamieson comes up and CSK starts the bidding process at INR 1 crore. SOLD to CSK at his base price. The accelerated auction will proceed in 45 minutes! Take your tea and find out if your favorite team has covered all its bases! See you in 45 minutes!

18:04 PM – Blessing Muzarabani from Zimbabwe goes unsold.

18:04 PM – Dushmantha Chameera from Sri Lanka goes unsold.

18:03 PM – Taskin Ahmed also goes unsold.

18:03 PM – Sandeep Sharma goes unsold for his base price of INR 50 lakhs.

18:02 PM – Australian Riley Meredith goes unsold.

18:01 PM – Sri Lankan Dasun Shanaka goes unsold.

18:01 PM – Jimmy Neesham from New Zealand goes unsold.

18:00 PM – Wayne Parnell with an opening bid of INR 75 lakhs goes unsold.

17:59 PM – Mohammad Nabi goes unsold.

17:59 PM – Daniel Sams from Australia goes to LSG for INR 75 lakhs.

17:58 PM – Daryl Mitchell from New Zealand goes unsold.

17:57 PM – Romario Shepherd from West Indies sold to LSG for INR 50 lakhs.

17:56 PM – Dawid Malan from England goes unsold.

17:54 PM – Mandeep Singh with a base price of INR 50 lakhs goes unsold.

17:55 PM – Travis Head from Australia goes unsold.

17:53 PM – Will Jacks from England goes to RCB for INR 3.2 crores.

17:52 PM – Sherfane Rutherford goes unsold.

17:51 PM – Rassie van der Dussen goes unsold.

17:50 PM – Manish Pandey sold to DC for INR 2.4 crores.

17:48 PM – Paul Sterling goes unsold!

17:21 PM – Mukesh Kumar gathering some heat in the IPL auction 2023. Finally, DC gets him for INR 5.50 crores.

17:18 PM – Shivam Mavi goes to Gujarat Titans. KKR and CSK were showing interest initially but GT swooped the pacer after a late tussle with RR for INR 6 crores.

17:09 PM – Vaibhav Arora goes for INR 60 lakhs to KKR. It was known that this team is going to make some interesting domestic buys. They are at it now!

17:07 PM

17:02 PM – Finally KKR has a purchase. They get N Jagadeeshan for INR 90 lakhs.

16:59 PM – U19 star Nishant Sandhu goes to CSK for INR 60 lakhs.

16:53 PM – Domestic all-rounder Vivrant Sharma gearing some steam with his bidding price crossing INR 1 crore. Currently, SRH and KKR are fighting it out at the moment. SRH wins this bid for INR 2.6 crores!!

16:52 PM – Shaikh Rashid goes to Chennai Super Kings.

16:48 PM – The uncapped batters’ list arrives. First up is Anmolpreet Singh who goes unsold.

16:45 PM – List of overseas players in the Mumbai Indians squad

16:32 PM – Seems like there is no demand for spinners as Zampa, Akeal Hosein and Tabraiz Shamsi go unsold.

16:31 PM – Mayank Markande was added to the roster by SRH for INR 50 lakhs.

16:27 PM – Mujeeb ur Rehman has gone unsold.

16:26 PM – Ishant Sharma goes back to his birth state franchise DC for INR 50 lakhs.

16:24 PM – Adil Rashid goes to the Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 2 crores.

16:23 PM – Jhye Richardson goes to Mumbai Indians for INR 1.50 crores.

16:21 PM – Adam Milne goes unsold. Jaydev Unadkat has been picked up by LSG for INR 50 lakhs (base price).

16:19 PM – It is time for the bowlers. First up are Chris Jordan and Reece Topley. Jordan goes unsold. Bangalore gets Topley for INR 1.90 crores.

16:18 PM – Tom Banton and Kusal Mendis go unsold in this round!

16:16 PM – English wicketkeeper-batsman Phil Salt goes to Delhi Capitals for INR 2 crores.

16:14 PM – South African keeper-batsman Heinrich Klassen goes to SRH for INR 5.25 crores.

16:12 PM – LSG gets Nicholas Pooran for INR 16 crores.

16:10 PM – The bid for Nicholas Pooran now stands at INR 14 crores. LSG and DC are in the game currently.

16:08 PM – Nicholas Pooran is generating some interest amidst RR, DC and CSK. The current bid is INR 7.25 crores. CSK opts out of the bidding game and LSG joins the remaining 2 bidders.

16:05 PM – Bangladesh wk-batsman Liton Das goes unsold!

16:03 PM – Wicketkeepers set up next. Nicholas Pooran, Tom Banton, Phil Salt, Liton Das, Kusal Mendis, Heinrich Klassen and Kusal Mendis will be up for grabs in this round.

15:56 PM –

15:54 PM – Kolkata Knight Riders are just mere spectators at the moment seeing other franchises going bonkers! A side-effect of low purse value!

15:52 PM

15:42 PM – CSK jumps in late and bags Ben Stokes for a whopping INR 16.25 crores. Is he going to captain the “Whistle Podu” team?

15:41 PM – SRH and LSG currently bidding for Ben Stokes. LSG and SRH are in the bidding game after the price goes past 14 crores (SRH is out).

15:40 PM – Ben Stokes is next! The franchises are expected to go bonkers for him as well. Let’s see!

15:37 PM – AND Cameron Green goes to Mumbai Indians for INR 17.50 crore.

15:36 PM – The bid for Cameron Green goes up to INR 16 crores. Can he catch up with Sam Curran?

15:34 PM – Bidding starts for Cameron Green. MI and DC are tussling it out. The price has already gone up to INR 13 crore.

15:33 PM – Rajasthan Royals get Jason Holder for INR 5.75 crores.

15:29 PM – Sikandar Raza and Odean Smith go to PBKS and GT respectively for their base price of INR 50 lakhs.

15:28 PM –

15:25 PM – RECORD ALERT! Sam Curran is now the most expensive IPL recruit as his bidding price touches INR 18 crores. MI has jumped in with this bid amount.

15:24 PM – LSG jumps late for Sam Curran at INR 15.75 crores. PBKS going a step further by bidding for him at INR 16 crores.

15:22 PM – CSK joins the Sam Curran battle at INR 13.5 crores. PBKS also in the hunt for the English all-rounder.

15:20 PM – MI pulls out of the race as Sam breaches the INR 11.50 crores mark.

15:19 PM – Sam Curran is now at INR 10 crores from his base price of INR 2 crores. MI and RR fighting this battle now.

15:17 PM – The all-rounders set comprising Ben Stokes, Sikandar Raza, Odean Smith, Jason Holder, Shakib Al Hasan and Sam Curran going next.

15:08 PM – The Set 1 players are done and dusted. Riley Rossouw and Joe Root from Set 1 remained unsold.

15:05 PM – Ajinkya Rahane goes to CSK for INR 50 lakhs (base price).

15:04 PM – Joe Root comes and goes! Find no buyer at this moment. UNSOLD!!

15:03 PM – SRH brings Mayank Agarwal into their squad for INR 8.25 crores. Remember they had the biggest purse value before the start of the auction. They are making full use of it.

15:01 PM – The battle between SRH and CSK for Agarwal has intensified. The current price of Agarwal is INR 7.75 crores.

14:58 PM – Chennai and Hyderabad are in the bidding game for Mayank Agarwal.

14:57 PM – Harry Brook has been bought by SRH for a whopping INR 13.25 crores. Mayank Agarwal goes under the hammer next.

14:55 PM – RR has stretched SRH to INR 13.25 crores for Harry Brook and has withdrawn from the bidding process. Smart!

14:53 PM – Harry Brook crosses the INR 13 crores mark. RR cannot bid beyond INR 14 crores and they are stretching SRH to that point. Smart!

14:51 PM – Harry Brook crosses the INR 11 crores mark.

14:48 PM – SRH, RR and RCB are in an intense tussle for Harry Brook who has breached the INR 8 crores mark.

14:47 PM – Kane Williamson picked up by Gujarat Titans for his base price of INR 2 crores.

14:44 PM – Gujarat Titans have started the bidding process for the Ex-SRH captain Kane Williamson.

14:40 PM – Ajinkya Rahane, Joe Root, Kane Williamson, Rilee Rossouw, Harry Brook and Mayank Agarwal go up first.