IPL 2022 Auction: Nicholas Pooran was released by PBKS after last season.© AFP
West Indian wicketkeeper batter Nicholas Pooran was picked by SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) for Rs 10.75 crore in the pending Indian Premier League (IPL) mega sale. For Pooran, there was interest from SRH and Kolkata Knight Riders and eventually the lefthanded batter went to SunRisers. Earlier, Wriddhiman Saha and Sam Billings were not sold in the auction while Ishan Kishan was picked up by Mumbai Indians for Rs 15.25 crore. Dinesh Karthik went to Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Jonny Bairstow was taken over by Punjab Kings.
Previously, Sri Lankan spinner Wanindu Hasaranga was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs 10.75 crore, while Indian all-rounder Washington Sundar was picked up by SunRisers Hyderabad for Rs 8.75 crore.
Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh attracted interest from quite a few franchises and he was eventually picked by Delhi Capitals for Rs 6.5 crore.
Earlier in the auction, Indian lead-off hitter 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 African 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 lead-off hitter David Warner was picked up by Delhi Capitals for Rs 6.25 crore.
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