KL Rahul became the joint-highest-paid player in IPL history after signing with the Lucknow franchise.
KL Rahul, who will lead the Lucknow-based franchise in the upcoming IPL season. Was signed for Rs 17 crore. Making him the joint-highest paid player in the league’s history.
The two new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises. Lucknow and Ahmedabad, each named three draft picks on Friday. Ahead of the IPL mega auction next month. Ahmedabad signed Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, and Shubman Gill. While Lucknow signed KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, and Ravi Bishnoi. Rahul, who will also lead the Lucknow-based franchise in the upcoming IPL season.
KL Rahul became the joint-highest-paid player in IPL history
Moreover, Former India captain Virat Kohli was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ahead of the auction in 2018 for Rs 17 crore.
Lucknow also signed Australia all-rounder Stoinis and uncapped Indian spinner Bishnoi for Rs 9.2 crore and Rs 4 crore, respectively
Ahmedabad will also enter the mega auction with a budget of Rs 52 crore.
The IPL announced on Saturday that 1,214 players (896 Indian and 318 from other countries) had registered to participate in the mega auction.