IPL 2023 Auction: Delhi Capitals put their full strength to buy Bihar-born fast bowler Mukesh Kumar.
IPL 2023 Auction Live Updates: Mini auction is going on in Kochi for the next season of IPL. England’s young all-rounder Sam Curran has become the most expensive player in IPL history in the auction held so far. Punjab Kings spent Rs 18.25 crore to buy Sam Karan. Meanwhile, there were some Indian players on whom the franchisee spent a lot of money.
Delhi Capitals put all their might to buy Bihar-born fast bowler Mukesh Kumar. Many teams showed interest in buying the budding bowler but DC did not give up and bought him for Rs 5.50 crore. Mukesh Kumar has managed to win hearts with his performances in the last one year.
Who is Mukesh Kumar?
Let us tell you that Mukesh Kumar was a part of the Delhi Capitals team even before this but he has not yet got a chance to make his IPL debut. In the last one year, he has grabbed everyone’s attention with his strong performances in domestic cricket. Recently he was also included in the Indian team. He has performed brilliantly in the recently played Test against Bangladesh-A. The performance of the young fast bowler has been good in T20 cricket as well. In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he has taken 15 wickets in 10 matches.
FULL NAME Mukesh Kumar
BORN October 12, 1993, Gopalganj, Bihar
AGE 29y 73d
BATTING STYLE Right hand Bat
BOWLING STYLE Right arm Medium
PLAYING ROLE Bowler
Debut/Last Matches – Player
LIST A MATCHES
Debut Bengal vs UP at Rajkot – December 13, 2015
Last Bengal vs Services at Ranchi – November 21, 2022
Debut Bengal vs Gujarat at Nagpur – January 06, 2016
Last Bengal vs Himachal at Kolkata – November 01, 2022
List of the most expensive players of each team in the auction:
PBKS: Sam Curran (18.50 Cr) MI: C Green (17.50 Cr) CSK: Ben Stokes (16.25 Cr) RR: C Morris (16.25 Cr) LSG: N Pooran (16 Cr) DC: Y Singh (16 Cr) KKR: P Cummins (15.5 Cr) RCB: K Jamieson (15 Cr) SRH: H Brooke (13.25 Cr) GT: L Ferguson (10 Cr)