Former India captain Royal Challengers Bangalore wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel has praised Virat Kohli’s decision. Parthiv congratulates Virat for agreeing to stay in RCB …
Former India captain Royal Challengers Bangalore wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel has praised Virat Kohli’s decision. Parthiv appreciated Virat’s willingness to stay in RCB. Before the last mega auction, Virat Kohli was offered Rs. Retained for Rs 17 crore. The RCB selected Virat as its first choice in retention on Tuesday. Glenn Maxwell was the second player to earn Rs. 11 crore and Mohammad Siraj as the third player for Rs. Retained for Rs 7 crore. The RCB spent a total of Rs. 33 crores. They will get Rs. 57 crore purse left. Surprisingly, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal did not retain IPL 2021 purple cap holder Herschelle Patel.
“We all know how good Virat Kohli is. This is the right decision from him, ”Parthiv Patel told Star Sports on Tuesday. Meanwhile Virat Kohli said he had no second thought when the RCB approached him for retention. The Indian captain stepped down as RCB captain after IPL 2021. He has promised to continue playing for RCB until he retires from competitive cricket. ” Said Parthiv. 2 new teams will join Ahmedabad, Lucknow and IPL 2022. Each team has the opportunity to select three players from the list of non-retained players. New teams have up to 25 options to select players.
Elsewhere, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) have retained four players each. Kings XI Punjab retained just two players. Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals have retained three players each. With this, they have Rs. 72 crore is the highest purse. In the mega auction, Delhi Capitals received the lowest bid of Rs. 47.50 crores.
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