South Africa Under-19 batsman Dewald Brevis was bought by the Mumbai Indians at Saturday’s player auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League.
The Mumbai Indians, Punjab Kings and Chennai Super Kings bid for Brevis. Mumbai ultimately purchased him for INR 3 crore – the approximate equivalent of R6 million.
He struck a record-breaking 506 runs in six innings at the recent Under-19 World Cup in the Caribbean.
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De Kock to Lucknow
Earlier, Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock was sold to the Lucknow Super Giants.
De Kock was purchased for INR 6.75 crore – the equivalent of approximately R13 million. He previously played for the Mumbai Indians.
Wonder how the short list work to get into the IPL auction,no bigger disappointment to think you are in the auction and come to know you not even on the list!
— Hardus Viljoen (@Hardus_Vilj) February 12, 2022
Du Plessis to RCB
Former Proteas captain Faf du Plessis joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore for INR 7 crore – the approximate equivalent of R14 million. Du Plessis used to play for the Chennai Super Kings.
“We’re very happy, pretty much bang on budget. He’s a proven IPL performer. Faf has done most of the work at the top of the order and we might not change that,” said Royal Challengers Bangalore director of cricket operations Mike Hesson.
“Still plenty of work to do. We have a number of young players on our radar. We have a few targets.”
Rabada to Punjab
Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada moved to the Punjab Kings for INR 9.25 crore – the equivalent of approximately R18 million. Rabada previously played for the Delhi Capitals.