Varun Chakravarthy Sold at 840 Lakh To Kings 11 Punjab – Is He a Worth BuyDecember 18, 2018
One of the biggest News of the IPL 2019 Auction was Indian Uncapped Spinner Varun Chakravarthy Getting Sold at Big Price of 8 Crore 40 Lakhs. It Was Some earlier Indication from some reports that teams will go for Indian uncaps Shivam Dube & Varun Chakravarthy But getting sold at Such huge price Was Big News for the IPL Fans.
It Was Interesting to note that 27 years Old mystery spinner had set his base price only 10 lakh & was not expecting to get such a bobbling price.
Is Varun Chakravarthy a Worth Buy For Kings X1 Punjab?
The right-arm mystery spinner got into limelight in TNPL 2018 where he turned out be a Key player for Siechem Madurai Panthers. His Quota of four overs used to be key overs for his team. In whole season Varun recorded an economy of just 4.70, bowled 125 dot balls in the 40 overs that he bowled. He picked up nine wickets in ten matches, with his best figures reading 3/16. They main thing to consider about this his economical bowling was that he bowled in power plays for his team. So with Field restrictions giving under 5 runs per over can be considered as something exceptional be the player. His disciplined bowling also continues in Vijay Hazare Trophy where He followed it up by scalping 22 wickets in 9 matches for Tamil Nadu and emerged as the second highest wicket-taker in the tournament.
Those wondering why the hell KXIP Spend 8.4 Crores on this Uncapped indian Spinner & Why was KKR willing to spend big on on Varun Chakravarthy, last season DK and team analyst AR Srikkanth called Varun to bowl at the KKR nets, they were very impressed by him,
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Things To Know About Varun Chakravarthy’s Journey:
Varun,s Carrer has shown him lot of ups and down. Its Interesting to not that after starting his cricket as a wicket-keeper-batsman, at the age of 17, he decided to become a bowler. After a brief stint as a pacer he had an Injury and finally he switched spin bowling, which eventually proved to be a full-time occupation.
In a Interview Varun Chakravarthy Said
“I was following the auction and just saying ‘kadavule, kadavule’ (god, god) as the bidding went on. I thought the price was a bit too much, I didn’t expect it,” he says, minutes after being picked for the huge sum. “I was thinking they’ll take me for my base price (Rs. 20 lakh). I swear I was expecting only to be taken at the base price!”