Nitin Tomar attracted the highest bid at the PKL auction and thus became the most expensive purchase in the PKL history after causing a bidding war among the franchises before Uttar Pradesh bought him for a whopping Rs.93 lacs. Manjeet Chillar was the second most expensive player at the auction.
Manjeet also created a similar storm at the beginning, as Jaipur Pink Panthers bought him for a whopping Rs.75.50 lacs. Sandeep Narwal, the first player to be auctioned in the night, got the award of his fantastic showing in the Kabaddi World Cup and was bought for a stunning Rs. 66 lakh by the Puneri Paltans. Meanwhile, the newly formed Haryana Steelers acquired the services of Mohit Chillar for Rs. 46.5 lacs and also bought their local boy Surrender Nada.
Iranian defender Fazel
The other new team, Uttar Pradesh acquired Rajesh Narwal for a whopping Rs. 69 lacs. The Gujarat Franchise snapped up
Here is the list of the Priority picks for each team:
Haryana - Surender Nada
Gujarat - Fazel
Tamil Nadu - Ajay Thakur
UP - None