Farmer’s Son Secures Highest Bid in Pro Kabaddi Auction

  • Farmer's Son Secures Highest Bid in Pro Kabaddi Auction and the best moment for the Indian Sport
  • An amount of Rs. 470.20 lakh  was spent collectively by eight city-based franchises during the firstever auction for the Pro Kabaddi League in association with Mashal Sports.
  • The two time Asian Gold medalist Rakesh Kumar attracted  the highest bid of Rs 12.80 lakh by the Patsna franchise on a day that saw owners indulge in long discussions before picking the 12man squad
  • Kumar’s performance in the Asian Indoor Games and the Nationals fetched him the Arjuna in 2011 and this initiative by the federation was appreciated by all
  • With an auction pool of 96 players and a budget cap of Rs 60 lakh, each of the eight franchises had to bid for 10 players from (Cat A, B and C)(4, 6 and 2) respectively
  • In all, each team had to acquire at least three overseas players and nine Indians.
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