IPL 2022 Auction: Rahul Tewatia has been acquired by Gujarat Titans.© Twitter
India all-rounder Rahul Tewatia on Saturday was acquired by Gujarat Titans (GT) for Rs 9 crore in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) mega auction. All-rounder Harpreet Brar was acquired by Punjab Kings for Rs 3.8 crore after a fierce bidding war with GT. On the other hand, all-rounder Shahbaz Ahamad was picked by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 2.4 crore. For Tewatia, a bidding war took place between GT and Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Meanwhile, all-rounder Kamlesh Nagarkoti got picked by Delhi Capitals for Rs 40 Lakhs.
India all-rounder Shahrukh Khan was sold to Punjab Kings for Rs 9 crore while pacer Shivam Mavi was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 7.25 crore.
Earlier, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) spent Rs 14 crore to acquire pacer Deepak Chahar. Umesh Yadav went unsold while T Natarajan was bought by SunRisers Hyderabad for Rs 4 crore. Shardul Thakur was acquired by Delhi Capitals for Rs 10.75 crore.
Earlier, Sri Lanka spinner Wanindu Hasaranga was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 10.75 crore while India all-rounder Washington Sundar was picked up by SunRisers Hyderabad for Rs 8.75 crore. Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh garnered interest from quite a few franchises and in the end, he was picked by Delhi Capitals for Rs 6.5 crore.
Earlier in the auction, India opening batter Shikhar Dhawan was acquired by Punjab Kings for Rs 8.25 crore. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 5 crore. Australia Test captain Pat Cummins was taken by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for Rs 7.25 crore.
Proteas pacer Kagiso Rabada was acquired by Punjab Kings for Rs 9.25 crore. Kiwi pacer Trent Boult was sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 8 crore. Shreyas Iyer was picked up by KKR for Rs 12.25 crore. India pacer Mohammed Shami was picked up by Gujarat Titans for Rs 6.25 crore.
South Africa batter Faf du Plessis was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 7 crore. Lucknow Super Giants picked up Quinton de Kock for Rs 6.75 crore. Australia opening batter David Warner was picked up by Delhi Capitals for Rs 6.25 crore.
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