Vivo Pro Kabaddi: Pro Kabaddi League auction: Four players cross Rs 1 crore mark

Pawan Kumar Sehrawat emerged as the most expensive buy on Day 1 of the Mashal Sports-organized Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 9 Player Auctions held in Mumbai on Friday.

Pawan Sehrawat has joined Tamil Thalivas for a whopping sum of 2.26 crore. He has become the costliest player in the history of PKL.

Guman Singh emerged as the most expensive Category B player at the Pro Kabaddi League Player Auction, being bought for a whopping Rs 1.21 crore by U Mumba.

The Auction also witnessed a jump in the 1 crore club from two players in the last Player Auction to four players. Pardeep Narwal and Siddharth Desai were part of the 1 crore club last time, while Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Vikash Khandola, Fazel Atrachali and Guman Singh were part of the 1 crore club in today’s Player Auction.

In the auction this year, the non-retained players from the Domestic, Overseas, and New Young Players (NYPs) groups will be divided into four categories: A, B, C and D. The players are then subdivided as ‘All-Rounders’ ‘, ‘Defenders’ and ‘Raiders’ within each category.

Total purse space to each franchisee for its squad for PKL Season 9 is INR 4.4 Crores. The vivo PKL Season 9’s Player Pool has been expanded to 500+ including 24 players from the top 2 teams of the Khelo India University Games 2021, Bangalore

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