IPL 2022 auctions: Prasidh Krishna costliest buy for RR. Check full squad
- Rajasthan Royals secures Prasidh Krishna for Rs 10 crore
- Rajasthan Royals has picked Ravichandran Ashwin for Rs. 5 crore
- RR buys Devdutt Padikkal for Rs 7.75 crore
The Rajasthan Royals on Sunday completed their 25-member squad for the IPL 2022 season. Emerging Indian fast bowler Prasidh Krishna (Rs 10 crore) was their most expensive buy in the mega auction. Earlier on the day, RR bought pacer Navdeep Saini for Rs 2.60 crore on the second day of the IPL Auction on Sunday.
Ten teams entered the IPL 2022 Player Auction this weekend to finalise the playing squads for the 15th season of the Indian Premier League. The auction is a lengthy process that involves scouting, observing, analysing, and evaluating several players.
The Royals had Rs 62 crores in their bank account going into the auction, having retained three players - Sanju Samson (Rs 14 crores), Jos Buttler (Rs 10 crores), and Yashasvi Jaiswal (Rs 10 crores) (Rs 4 crores).
These figures may appear simple on paper, but there is a complicated structure in place behind the scenes that helps the franchise decide who to build their team around.
Here are the players Rajasthan Royals have snapped up in the IPL auction:
Ravichandran Ashwin (Rs 5 crore)
Trent Boult (Rs 8 crore)
Shimron Hetmyer (Rs 8.5 crore)
Devdutt Padikkal (Rs 7.75 crore)
Prasidh Krishna (Rs 10 crore)
Yuzvendra Chahal (Rs 6.5 crore)
Riyan Parag (Rs 3.80 crore)
KC Cariappa (Rs 30 lakh)
Navdeep Saini (Rs 2.6 crore)
Obed McCoy (Rs 75 lakhs)
Anunay Singh (Rs 20 lakhs)
Kuldeep Sen (Rs 20 lakhs)
Karun Nair (Rs 1.4 crore)
Dhruv Jurel (Rs 20 lakhs)
Tejas Baroka (Rs 20 lakhs)
Kuldip Yadav (Rs 20 lakhs)
Shubham Garhwal (Rs 20 lakhs)
James Neesham (Rs 1.5 crore)
Nathan Coulter-Nile (Rs 2 crore)
Rassie van der Dussen (Rs 1 crore)
Daryl Mitchell (Rs 75 lakhs)
Squad: Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Boult, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed McCoy, Anunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal.