Defender Amirhossein Bastomi becomes the most expensive buy on Day 2

After an exciting day 1 of the vivo Pro Kabaddi players auction in Mumbai, with Pawan Sehrawat becoming the first player to cross the 2 crore mark in PKL history, day 2 was just as exciting with many category C and D players competing. led to bidding wars among the teams.

The most expensive player bought on Day 2 was defender Amirhossein Bastomi, who got Haryana Steelers with a successful bid of INR 65.10 lac.

Haryana Steelers also bought back another Iranian in Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsoudlou by using their Final Bid Match (FBM) card to secure the robber’s services for INR 10 lac.

Maghsoudlou’s compatriot Soleiman Pahlevani was bought for INR 10 lac by Bengal Warriors. Veteran defender Surender Nada also joined the Season 7 champions after an INR 10 lac ahead of them.

Allrounder Balaji D also went to Bengal Warriors for INR 20.60 lac. Another player to whom the Bengal Warriors spent over INR 20 lac was Shubam Shinde. An INR 20.30 lac bid helped them buy Shinde.

Iranian all-rounder Hamid Mirzaei Nader was the first player to go under the hammer on Day 2 when Telugu Titans secured his signature for INR 10.10 lac. Telugu Titans also bought veteran defender Ravinder Pahal for INR 23 lac.

Dabang Delhi KC spent INR 64.10 lac on defender Ravi Kumar to make him the second most expensive purchase on Day 2. Neeraj Narwal came in third as far as the most expensive purchases went on Day 2 after Bengaluru Bulls spent INR 43 lac on him.

Rinku Narwal was the fourth most expensive purchase on Day 2 of the vivo Pro Kabaddi Players auction thanks to an INR 40 lac bid from Gujarat Giants.

Indian all-rounder Arkam Shaikh joined Gujarat Giants for INR 32.10 lac in what was the fifth most expensive buy of Day 2, while Kiran Laxman Nagar was the sixth most expensive player after a bid of INR 31 lac from U Mumba.

Maharashtra all-rounder Shankar Bhimraj Gadai was the next most expensive buy in the vivo Pro Kabaddi players auction after a ruthless Gujarat Giants got him for INR 30.30 lac after a heated bidding war.

It is also worth mentioning that Gujarat Giants handed out INR 21.50 lac to secure the services of defender Baldev Singh and INR 25 lac to buy Pardeep Kumar.

Meanwhile, Woosan Ko, Dong Geon Lee and Youngchang Ko were a trio of Koreans who found bidders at the vivo Pro Kabaddi Players auction.

While Dong Geon Lee and Youngchang Ko joined Gujarat Giants for INR 20 lac and INR 10 lac respectively, Woosan Ko will join Jaipur Pink Panthers after the season 1 champions brought him in for INR 10 lac. Jaipur Pink Panthers also bought former star raider Rahul Chaudhari for INR 10 lac.

Tamil Thalaivas who were a bit quiet on day 2 of the vivo Pro Kabaddi players auction successfully bid INR 10 lac each for Sri Lanka’s Thanushan Laxmamohan and Bangladesh’s Md. Arif Rabbani.

Another talent from Bangladesh, Md. Liton Ali, went to Dabang Delhi KC for his base price of INR 10 lac. Dabang Delhi KC also got Reza Katoulinezhad at the base price of INR 10 lac from the Iranian all-rounder.

A few overseas looters, such as Sri Lanka’s Aslam Saja Mohamed Thambi and Nepal’s Nageshor Tharu, also found buyers.

Aslam Saja Mohamed Thambi went to Bengal Warriors for INR 10 lac while Nageshor Tharu becomes part of Bengaluru Bulls after successful bid of INR 10 lac. Bengaluru Bulls also got Lal Mohan Yadav from Nepal after a bid of INR 10 lac.

Kenyan duo of Daniel Omondi Odhiambo and James Namaba Kamweti will be part of vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 with the former going to Patna Pirates for INR 10 lacs while the latter joining UP Yoddhas for INR 10 lac.

Right corner defender Abozar Mohajer Mighani also went to UP Yoddhas after an INR 20 lac bid for the Iranian.

Former vivo Pro Kabaddi stars Rohit Kumar and Rishank Devadiga went unsold in what came as a surprise to many.

With Day 2 of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi Players Auction over, all teams have built their squads with a great mix of young and seasoned players. Rest assured, all 12 franchises are eager to hit the mark as Season 9 develops into one of the most exciting PKL campaigns to date.