Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) CEO Venky Mysore on Saturday mentioned that his franchise has two stable captaincy choices within the type of Pat Cummins and Shreyas Iyer at IPL auctions 2022.
KKR picked up Cummins for ₹7.25 crore and Iyer for ₹12.25 within the ongoing IPL mega public sale right here in Bengaluru.
“First of all, delighted with how the first session went for us. To get back Pat Cummins at that price, actually, we thought he would go at a higher price so we are delighted with that. Obviously, Shreyas is a quality Indian batter, so that’s fantastic and we are very excited,” mentioned Mysore whereas replying to an ANI question throughout a digital press convention.
Replying to ANI about whether or not Shreyas will presumably be the captain of KKR, Mysore mentioned: “That is the decision the coach and think-tank will take. We need to digest the activities of the auction. Between Cummins and Shreyas, you have two solid options for captaincy.”
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Earlier within the public sale, India opening batter Shikhar Dhawan was acquired by Punjab Kings for ₹8.25 crore. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was purchased by Rajasthan Royals for ₹5 crore. Australia Test captain Pat Cummins was taken by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for ₹7.25 crore.
Proteas pacer Kagiso Rabada was acquired by Punjab Kings for ₹9.25 crore. Kiwi pacer Trent Boult was offered to Rajasthan Royals for ₹8 crore. Shreyas Iyer was picked up by KKR for ₹12.25 crore. India pacer Mohammed Shami was picked up by Gujarat Titans for ₹6.25 crore.
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South Africa batter Faf du Plessis was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for ₹7 crore. Lucknow Super Giants picked up Quinton de Kock for ₹6.75 crore.
A complete of 600 cricketers will go below the hammer within the public sale that might be held on Saturday and Sunday.
INR 2 crore is the very best reserve worth and as many as 48 gamers selected to position themselves on this bracket.
There are 20 gamers on the public sale record with a reserve worth of INR 1.5 crore whereas 34 gamers are on the record of cricketers with a reserve worth of INR 1 crore.
A complete of 377 Indian gamers and 223 abroad gamers are up for grabs in what guarantees to be an action-packed IPL 2022 Player Auction in Bengaluru. (ANI)
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