Late IPL contracts for David Miller, Lungi Ngidi

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Proteas batsman David Miller was sold to the Gujarat Titans on day two of the 2022 Indian Premier League player auction late last week.

Miller was overlooked on day one, but was later bought by the Titans for the approximate equivalent of R6 million (INR 3 crore).

He has previously played for the Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals in the IPL.

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Van der Dussen to Rajasthan, Ngidi to Capitals

Proteas batsman Rassie van der Dussen and fast bowler Lungi Ngidi also secured IPL contracts on Sunday.

Van der Dussen was bought by Rajasthan for approximately R2 million (INR 1 crore). This is his first IPL contract.

Ngidi, who used to play for the Chennai Super Kings, moved to the Delhi Capitals for R1 million (INR 50 lakh).

Jansen, Markram join Sunrisers

Proteas seamer Marco Jansen and batsman Aiden Markram were bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad.

The Sunrisers purchased Jansen and Markram for the approximate equivalents of R8 million (INR 4.2 crore) and R5 million (INR 2.6 crore), respectively. Jansen previously played for the Mumbai Indians and Markram the Punjab Kings.

Brevis to Mumbai

On Saturday, South Africa Under-19 batsman Dewald Brevis was bought by the Mumbai Indians.

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.

De Kock to Lucknow

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.

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.

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