History has been created in the IPL. Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins has become the most expensive player. He was sold to Sun Risers Hyderabad for Rs 20.50 crore.
Pat Cummins sold to Sun Risers Hyderabad
History has been created in the Indian Premier League as Australian captain Pat Cummins became the most expensive player ever in the IPL to date. Sun Risers Hyderabad won the bid and bagged Pat Cummins for Rs 20.50 crore.
The bidding war happened between Sun Risers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings and finally, the Hyderabad team bagged the World Cup 2023 winning captain for the highest-ever price.
Pat Cummins beat the previous price tag of Sam Curran, who was sold for Rs 18.50 crore. The IPL 2024 auction is taking place in Dubai's Coca-Cola complex and 10 teams are fighting it out to bid for players from different countries.
The Hyderabad team has been lacking a proper leader for the last two years, so they went all out for Pat Cummins. With the rate at which they have bought Pat, one gets the idea that he will captain SRH in next year's IPL.
Various reactions have been coming in on social media regarding Pat's bidding. Pat is a successful captain, as he has won Australia's 5th World Cup and proved himself as a great leader Watch this space for more updates on the IPL auction in 2024.