The IPL Auction is always a fun affair. Last year, there was Preity Zinta to add to the drama by bidding for virtually every player. This year, she was missing but there were enough surprises to make it pretty interesting viewing for all involved.

We will be updating this report on the fly as the big names come up on the auction block.

Here’s how the auction has unfolded so far:

Pujara stays unsold

Vihari surprise!

RCB gets Hetmyer

The right Axar

Yuvraj unsold:

Bairstow goes to SRH:

Chilling Chennai:

Mumbai Indians’ strategy:

Delhi get Ishant because...

Rajasthan and Unadkat are a match made in...

Everyone loves Indian fast bowlers:

Mohit who?

Everybody wanted Dube

Neesham given a miss:

Most expensive foreign player yet:

Sam Curran goes one better!

Finally, Yuvi has a home

Great buy for MI?