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IPL Auction 2022: Shivam Dube bought by CSK for 4 crores

The second day of the IPL Mega Auction has begun in Bangalore on 13th February. Players like Jimmy Neesham, Liam Livingstone, Ajinkya Rahane, Aiden Markram have gone under the hammer so far. Shockingly some good players like Eoin Morgan, Saurabh Tiwary, Dawid Malan, and Marnus Labuschagne are some of the players that went unsold. There was aggressive bidding made for Liam Livingstone by Gujarat, CSK, and Punjab. However, Punjab Kings were sure of having him, and have spent a massive Rs 11.50 crores on Livingstone. The 4-time champions Chennai Superkings went after Shivam Dube. As a result, Shivam Dube was bought by CSK for 4 crores INR.

Shivam Dube bought by CSK for 4 crores

IPL Auction 2022: Shivam Dube bought by CSK for 4 crores

Dube entered the bidding at Rs 50 lakhs. The early bidders for him were Lucknow Supergiants and Rajasthan Royals. Punjab entered the bidding battle at 75 lakh INR. This all-rounder caused a war between the teams for his ability with both the bat and the bowl. It wasn’t surprising at all to see Chennai Superkings go after an all-rounder. CSK entered the bid at 2.4 crores INR. Punjab Kings also showed a clear intent of having Shivam Dube on their squad. However, Chennai Superkings looked very keen to go for him, even at a higher cost. So, after an intense bidding war between PBKS and CSK, Chennai bought Shivam Dube at 4 crores INR.

Also read: Chennai Super Kings – History, Players, Records And All You Need To Know

Earlier, Shivam Dube had played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2019-20. However, his performance for Rajasthan in the 2021 IPL. He has 399 IPL runs to his credit in 22 innings. In domestic cricket, he plays for Mumbai. Shivam had hit 5 sixes in an over, twice! He also has two 5-wicket hauls and two centuries in first-class cricket. Because of his good performance in IPL and Ranji, he was selected in the Indian team for a T20I series against Bangladesh. In 2020, he made an unwanted record by conceding 34 runs in a single over against New Zealand. This is the second-most expensive over ever in a T20I.

Sanskruti Yadav
Sanskruti Yadav
Sanskruti, is a journalist in making, an avid reader, and a cricket enthusiast. Her passion for cricket and writing is what brings her here.


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