IPL 2021 Auction: Shahrukh Khan was offered for Rs. 5.25 crore to Punjab Kings.© BCCI/Twitter
Shahrukh Khan, the 25-year-old batsman from Tamil Nadu, was purchased by Punjab Kings for Rs. 5.25 crore on the IPL 2021 auction. Shahrukh got here into the public sale as an uncapped participant at a base value of Rs. 20 lakh. Shahrukh made his T20 debut for Tamil Nadu in 2014 and since then he has performed 31 T20s and scored 293 runs at 18.31 and a strike charge of 131.39. Punjab came into the auction with the best wage cap of 53.2 crore and splurged on the uncapped participant who is understood for his big-hitting.
Shahrukh has additionally performed first-class and List A cricket for Tamil Nadu. From 5 first-class video games he has 231 runs at 33 with a greatest rating of 92 and from 20 List A matches the right-handed batsman has scored 286 runs from 35.75.
However, it’s within the shortest format of the sport that he’s valued probably the most. He just lately smashed 40 not out off simply 19 balls to win Tamil Nadu a Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament match in opposition to Himachal Pradesh.
His knock was studded with 5 fours and two sixes and helped Tamil Nadu make the semi-final of the match.
He might be greatest utilised by Punjab within the decrease center order as an out-and-out hitter. In the mould of Nicholas Pooran, who cleared the ropes with ease for Punjab final season, Shahrukh might use the lengthy deal with to good impact on pleasant Indian pitches.
Apart from Shahrukh, Punjab additionally purchased Jhye Richardon for Rs. 14 crore, Riley Meredith for Rs. eight crore and Dawid Malan for Rs. 1.5 crore.
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