LPL auction: Matheesha Pathirana breaks record as most expensive player


By: Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya / Chathuranga Devapriya / Sheain Fernandopulle


 


18.05 PM - The auction concludes





18.02 PM - Nisala Tharaka sold to Jaffna Kings for $5,000 as the last player of the auction


18.00 PM - Galle Marvels too completes its player roster


18.00 PM - Bowler Yuri Koththigoda from Sri Lanka sold to Galle Marvels $5,000


17.56 PM - Theesan Vithushan goes to Jaffna Kings for $5,000


17.54 PM - Santhush Gunathilake sold to Dambulla Thunders for $6,000


17.54 PM - Colombo Strikers completes its player roster


17.51 PM - 18-year-old Afghan bowler Allah Ghazanfar sold to Colombo Strikers for $10,000


17.49 PM - Pakistani cricketer Haider Ali sold to Dambulla Thunders for $25,000


17.48 PM - Nishan Madushka goes to Jaffna Kings for $10,000


17.46 PM - Kasun Rajitha sold to B-Love Kandy for $26,000


17.45 PM - Jaffna Kings locks in Pathum Nissanka for $40,000


17.42 PM - Dambulla Thunders signs Sonal Dinusha for $6,000


17.41 PM - All-rounder from Sri Lanka Arul Pragasam sold to Jaffna Kings for $5,000


17.39 PM - Galle Marvels locks in Jeffrey Vandersay for $30,000


17.38 PM - Chamindu Wijesinghe sold to Galle Marvels for $5,000


17.37 PM - Murvin Abinash from Sri Lanka sold to Jaffna Kings for $5,000


17.36 PM - B-Love Kandy signs Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Ali for $10,000


17.35 PM - Afghan cricketer Mujeeb Ur Rahman sold to Galle Marvels for $50,000


17.33 PM - Vishwa Fernando goes unsold


17.33 PM - B-Love Kandy locks in  Pakistani all-rounder Salman Ali Agha for $10,000


17.30 PM - Ayana Siriwadhana sold to Dambulla Thunders for $5,000


17.29 PM - Tharindu Ratnayake receives no bids


17.28 PM - Mithun Jayawickrama sold to Dambulla Thunders for $5,000


17.26 PM - Mohammed Nawfer too goes unsold


17.26 PM - Pakistani cricketer Usman Khan goes unsecured


17.25 PM - Kavindu Nadeeshan sold to Galle Marvels for $5,000


17.24 PM - Pakistani cricketer Aamir Jamal goes unsold


17.23 PM - B-Love Kandy drafts Azam Khan for $50,000


17.21 PM - 19-year-old Rusanda Gamage sold to Dambulla Thunders $5,000


17.18 PM - Lahiru Madushanka sold to Dambulla Thunders for $20,000


17.16 PM - Irish cricketer Curtis Campher goes unsold


17.14 PM - Dambulla Thunders locks in Asela Gunaratne for $10,000


17.13 PM - Sammu Ashan sold to B-Love Kandy for  $5,000


17.11 PM - Movin Subasinghe goes unsold


17.11 PM - Galle Marvels signs Batter Pasindu Sooriyabandara for $5,000


17.09 PM - Wanuja Sahan sold to Jaffna Kings for $10,000


17.05 PM - B-Love Kandy locks in 21-year-old Kavindu Pathirana for $5,000


17.00 PM - It's the accelerated bidding round


16.54 PM - Auction resumes


16.16 PM - Auction currently on a break.



16.15 PM - Irish cricketer Paul Stirling goes unsold


16.10 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Pulina Tharanga goes unsold


16.09 PM - Dambulla Thunders bags Afghan cricketer Karim Janat for USD 80,000


16.06 PM - Afghan cricketer Gulbadin Naib unsold


16.05 PM - Zimbabwean cricketer Ryan Burl unsold


16.05 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Chaturanga de Silva bags B-Love Kandy for USD 30,000


16.04 PM - Galle Marvels secure Sri Lankan cricketer Dhananjaya Lakshan for USD 10,000



15.58 PM - Usman Shinwari unsold


15.55 PM - West Indies cricketer Oshane Thomas unsold


15.53 PM - Pakistan cricketer Shahnawaz Dahani unsold


15.52 PM - 19-year-old Chamath Gomez sold to B-Love Kandy for USD 5,000


15.49 PM - Afghan cricketer Hazratullah Zazai sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 50,000


15.48 PM - 22-year-old Ahan Wickramasinghe sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 5,000


15.47 PM - South African cricketer Reeza Hendricks goes unsold in the first round


15.46 PM - Australian cricketer Alex Ross sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 20,000


15.44 PM - Bangladeshi cricketer Tamim Iqbal unsold


15.43 PM - West Indies player Kennar Lewis unsold


15.43 PM - Muhammad Waseem from UAE goes to Colombo Strikers for USD 20,000


15.41 PM - Galle Marvels secure Sri Lankan cricketer Isuru Udana for USD 100,000


15.38 PM - Eshan Malinga sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 5,000


15.37 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Isitha Wijesundera sold to Colombo Strikers for USD 5,000


15.35 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Lahiru Samarakoon sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 13,000


15.34 PM - No bids for Sri Lankan cricketer Milan Ratnayaka and South African cricketer Lizaad Williams


15.32 PM - B-Love kandy secure Pakistani cricketer Muhammad Hasnain for USD 30,000


15.31 PM - Sri Lankan cricketers Udith Madushan and Shiran Fernando unsold


15.30 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Mohomed Shiraz sold to Galle Marvels for US$ 10,000


15.25 PM - West Indies cricketers Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis unsold


15.24 PM - Pakistani cricketer Haris Sohail and Sri Lanka's Pulindu Perera unsold


15.24 PM - Mark Chapman unsold


15.23 PM - Pakistani cricketer Asif Ali unsold


15.23 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Kavin Bandara sold to Colombo Strikers for USD 5,000


15.22 PM - Zimbabwean cricketer Craig Ervine unsold


15.21 PM - Galle Marvles secure Sadisha Rajapaksa for USD 5,000


15.21PM - New Zealand cricketer Henry Nicholls unsold


15.21 PM - Sohan de Livera sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 5,000


15.21 PM - Kjorn Ottley and Colin Munro unsold


15.14 PM - Ranesh Silva sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 5,000


15.13 PM - Pakistani cricketer Azam Khan unsold


15.11 PM - Shehan Fernando sold to Colombo Strikers for USD 5,000


15.11 PM - Afghan cricketer Mohammad Shahzad unsold


15.10 PM - Pakistani cricketer Sarfaraz Ahmed unsold


15.10 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Vishad Randika sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 5,000


15.09 PM - New Zealand cricketer Tom Latham, West Indies player Shai Hope and Australian cricketer Josh Philippe unsold


02.50 PM - Pakistan cricketer Yasir Shah unsold


02.49 PM - Ashley Nurse unsold


02.47 PM - New Zealand cricketer Ish Sodhi unsold


02.44 PM - South African cricketer Tabraiz Shamsi also unsold


02.45 PM - 19-year-old Malsha Tharupathi sold to Galle Marvles for USD 25,000


02.43 PM - Afghan cricketer Qais Ahmad unsold


02.40 PM - Australian cricketer Mitchell Swepson unsold.


02.39 PM - UAE player Zahoor Khan sold to Gale Marvels for USD 10,000


02.38 PM - New Zealand cricketer Tim Southee unsold


02.36 PM - Asitha Fernando has been retained by Jaffna Kings for USD 40,000.


02.35 PM - Matheesha Pathirana has been retained by Colombo Strikers for USD 120,000.


02.29 PM - 18-year-old Sri Lankan player Garuka Sanketh sold to Colombo Strikers for USD 20,000


02.27 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Pradeep sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 36,000.


02.23 PM - Colombo Strikers secure Sri Lankan cricketer Binura Fernando for USD 55,000.


02.21 PM - Australian cricketer Jason Behrendorff sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 50,000


02.09 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwanidu Fernando sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 34,000.


02.07 PM - Pakistani cricketer Iftikhar Ahmed sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 50,000


02.05 PM - Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne sold to B-Love Kandy for USD 10,000.


02.02 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 22,000.


01.59 PM - South African cricketer Janneman Malan, Towhid Hridoy from Bangladesh and Afghan cricketer Najibullah Zadran unsold.


01.56 PM - Colombo Strikers secures Sri Lankan cricketer Shevon Daniel for USD 15,000.


01.53 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Ramesh Mendis sold to B-Love-Kandy for USD 10,000.


01.52 PM - Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik unsold


01.44 PM - All-rounder Dasun Shanaka sold to B-Love Kandy for US$ 85,000


01.42PM - Mohammad Nabi from Afghanistan and West Indies Roston Chase  unsold in the first round.


01.40 PM - Lahiru Madushanka unsold in the first round.


01.38PM - Sean Williams sold to Galle Marvels for US$ 20,000.


01.36 PM - Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 20,000


01.36 PM - Australian cricketer Ashton Agar unsold


01.33 PM - Prabath Jayasuriya sold to Galle Marvles for USD 10,000.


01.32 PM - Sri Lanka's Lasith Embuldeniya and West Indies Hayden Walsh Jr unsold


01.31 PM - Pramod Madushan sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 20,000


01.30 PM - Lahiru Kumala sold to Galle Marvels for USD 30,000


01.29 PM - Lungi Ngidi and Sheldon Cottrell also unsold in the first round


01.27 PM - Sri Lankan fast bowlers Vishwa Fernando and Kasun Rajitha unsold in the first round


01.24 PM - Bangladeshi cricketer Taskin Ahmed sold to Colombo Strikers for USD 50,000.


01.09 PM - Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Janith Perera unslod.


01.08 PM - Sri Lanka's Sandun Weerakkody and Bangladesh Mushfiqur Rahim unsold in the first round.


01.05 PM - Sri Lanka's Lahiru Udara sold to Dambulla Thunders for USD 14,000


01.02 PM - Afghan cricketer Rahmanullah Gurbaz sold to Colombo Striker for USD 50,000


01.01 PM - Johnson Charles from West Indies unsold


01.00 PM - Bangladeshi cricketer Liton Das remains unsold.


12.57 PM - Colin de Grandhomme from New Zealand unsold


12.55 PM - Sri Lankan all-rounder Dunith Wellalage sold to Colombo Strikers for USD 50,000.


12.53 PM - Namibian player David Wiese unsold in the first round


12.51 PM - Chamika Gunasekara sold to Colombo Strikers for USD 10,000


12.47 PM - Sri Lanka's Sahan Arachchige sold  to Galle Marvels for USD 20,000.


12.40PM - West Indies cricketer Fabian Allen sold to Jaffna Kings for USD 32,000.


12.38 PM - South African cricketer Dwaine Pretorius sold to Galle Marvels for USD 30,000


12.37PM Janith Liyanage sold to Galle Marvels for US$ 36,000


12.35 PM - South African left-handed batter Rilee Rossouw sold to Jaffna Kings for his base price of USD 60,000.


12.34 PM - Pathum Nissanka (Sri Lanka) and Rassie Van Der Dussen (South Africa) both go unsold in the first round.


12.30 PM - B-Love Kandy secures Ashen Bandara for USD 28,000 while Dinesh Chandimal for US$ 40,000


A total of 424 cricketers are set to be auctioned in the 'Player Auction' for the 2024 Lanka Premier League (LPL) cricket tournament, currently taking place in Colombo.




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