IPL has been a platform for many uncapped players to get trained by legends and make it to the national squad. Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Pant, Samson are few examples of the same.
This IPL auction is no exception. Many uncapped Indian players and U19 players were sold in crores thus providing them an opportunity to showcase their talent in the shortest format of the game.
Rahul Tewatia, who represented Kxip in the past was bought by DD for an amount of 3 crores. Similarly, the find of IPL 2017 Nitish Rana was bought by KKR for 3.4 crores.
Rahul Tripathi who smashed the bowlers into the nook and corners of the ground will represent RR. He will probably open the innings with Rahane, his ex RPSG opening partner.
Suryakumar Yadav who was the vice-captain for KKR last year was bought by MI for 3.2 crores.
Prithvi Shaw, the young sensation will now be coached by Ricky Ponting and what an experience will it be for the promising youngster. He was roped into the DD squad for 1.2 crore.
Rising stars from U19 WC Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shubman Gill were bought by KKR accounting for 5 crores
Ankit Rajpoot and Ishan Kishan were no exception. They were sold for an amount of 3 crores and 6.2 crores to KXIP and Mumbai Indians. Ishan Kishan who proved his hitting skills down the order, last year for GL will have to play a major role in the MI who is still in search of a good wicket keeper.
Sarfaraz Khan and Deepak Hooda who were retained by their respective franchise will be the players to watch out for this Ipl 2018.
Needless to say, these youngsters will represent India in near future and IPL is really proving to be a platform to achieve their dreams. This will boost their confidence and the onus is on them to reflect their quality performances on the field.
Here is the list of Uncapped players sold in the IPL 2018 Auction
Kulwant Khejroliya – Sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rs 85 lakh
Siddharth Kaul – Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad at Rs 3.8 crore
T Natarajan – Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad at Rs 40 lakh
Basil Thampi – Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad at Rs 95 lakh
Aniket Choudhary – Sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rs 30 lakh
Syed Khaleel Ahmed – Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad at Rs 3 crore
Navdeep Saini – Sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rs 3 crore
Avesh Khan – Sold to Delhi Daredevils for Rs 70 lakh
Ankit Singh Rajpoot – Sold to Kings XI Punjab for Rs 3 crore
Ishan Kishan – Sold to Mumbai Indians for Rs 6.2 crore
Rahul Tewatia – Sold to Delhi Daredevils at Rs 3 crore
Deepak Hooda – Retained via RTM by Sunrisers Hyderabad at Rs 3.6 crore
Vijay Shankar – Sold to Delhi Daredevils at Rs 3.2 crore
Harshal Patel – Sold to Delhi Daredevils for 20 lakh
Kamlesh Nagarkoti – Sold to Kolkata Knight Riders for 3.2 crore
Krunal Pandya – Retained via RTM by Mumbai Indians at Rs 8.8 crore
Nitish Rana – Sold to Kolkata Knight Riders at Rs 3.4 crore
Suryakumar Yadav – Sold to Mumbai Indians at Rs 3.2 crore
Shubman Gill – Sold to Kolkata Knight Riders at Rs 1.8 crore
Ishank Jaggi – Sold to Kolkata Knight Riders at Rs 20 lakh
Ricky Bhui – Sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad at Rs 20 lakh
Mayank Agarwal – Sold to Kings XI Punjab at Rs 1 lakh
Rahul Tripathi – Sold to Rajasthan Royals at Rs 3.4 crore
Manan Vohra – Sold to Royal Challengers Bangalore at Rs 1.1 crore
Prithvi Shaw – Sold to Delhi Daredevils at Rs 1.2 crore