In the electrifying world of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 10, several players have shattered records with their astounding price tags at the recent player auction. Here’s a fresh perspective on the five most expensive players in this thrilling season:
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat to Telugu Titans – INR 2.605 crore
India’s celebrated raider, Pawan Sehrawat, once again etched his name in PKL history by commanding the highest bid in Season 10. Fondly known as the “Hi-Flyer,” Pawan’s journey began in the third season, and he’s since accumulated 1037 points, a majority of which are raid points. With a remarkable 52% successful raid rate, he played a pivotal role in Bengaluru Bulls’ title triumph in Season 6, earning the prestigious Most Valuable Player (MVP) accolade.
Mohammadreza Chiyaneh to Puneri Paltan – INR 2.35 crore
The Iranian sensation, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh, skyrocketed to become the second-highest paid player in Season 10. An all-rounder with an impressive 56% tackle success rate, he holds the record for the most tackle points in a single PKL match. His career tally stands at 183 points, and he’s set to make his mark with Puneri Paltan.
Maninder Singh to Bengal Warriors – INR 2.12 crore
Bengal Warriors secured the services of the ever-reliable Maninder Singh, banking on his remarkable raiding skills and leadership qualities. Second in the all-time leaderboard for raid points, Maninder boasts 1231 raid points to his name. His illustrious career includes PKL titles with Jaipur Pink Panthers in 2014 and Bengal Warriors in Season 7.
Fazel Atrachali to Gujarat Giants – INR 1.60 crore
Fazel Atrachali, a stalwart among defenders in PKL, redefined his own worth by fetching INR 1.60 crore in the Season 10 auction. Playing in the left corner, this Iranian defender has a staggering 424 tackle points, making him the best-tackling defender in the league’s history. He’s been honored as the league’s Best Defender in Seasons 4 and 7, and previously clinched the PKL title with Patna Pirates.
Siddharth Desai to Haryana Steelers – INR 1 crore
Haryana Steelers secured the services of Siddharth Desai for INR 1 crore at the Season 10 Player Auction, marking his second entry into the crore club. Previously, the kabaddi sensation was bought by Telugu Titans for INR 1.45 crore ahead of Season 7. With 620 career points, predominantly raid points, and a 52% successful raid rate, Siddharth is set to lead the charge for Haryana Steelers in this exhilarating season.
Most expensive players at the PKL Season 10 Auction
Here is the list of the highest-paid players at the PKL Season 10 Auction.
|Pawan Sehrawat||Telugu Titans||2.60 Cr|
|Mohammadreza Shadlou||Puneri Paltan||2.35 Cr|
|Maninder Singh||Bengal Warriors (FBM)||2.12 Cr|
|Fazel Atrachali||Gujarat Giants||1.60 Cr|
|Siddharth Desai||Haryana Steelers||1 Cr|
|Ashu Singh||Dabang Delhi KC (FBM)||96.25 L|
|Meetu Mahender||Dabang Delhi KC||93 L|
|Manjeet||Patna Pirates||92 L|
|Vijay Malik||UP Yoddhas||85 L|
|Guman Singh||U Mumba (FBM)||85 L|
|Rohit Gulia||Gujarat Giants||58.50 L|
|Vikas Kandola||Bengaluru Bulls (FBM)||55.25 L|
|Rahul Sethpal||Haryana Steelers||40.70 L|
|Mahender Singh||U Mumba||40.25 L|
|Shrikant Jadhav||Bengal Warriors (FBM)||35.25 L|