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Who is Ramesh Kumar, the Cosco player whom KKR bought at 20 lakhs in IPL Auction 2022

The IPL Mega Auction has ended, with all teams building their squads for the upcoming seasons. The accelerated bidding set was the last one to go under the hammer. Many uncapped players were bought at this stage of the auction. On the other hand, some very familiar names in IPL like Jimmy Neesham, Nathan Coulter Nile, Siddhant Kaul, Umesh Yadav, and Ishant Sharma were only bought in the accelerated bidding. Kolkata Knight Riders entered the auction with 4 players retained and a search for the captain. Kolkata’s most expensive buy has been Shreyas Iyer at 12.25 crores INR. In addition, they also bought Nitish Rana for whopping 8 crores. Moreover, the Kolkata table at the auction looked quite pleased after having a successful bid for Ramesh Kumar. Now, let us look at who is Ramesh Kumar, the player bought by KKR at Rs 20 lakhs in IPL Auction 2022.

KKR Bought Ramesh Kumar at Rs 20 lakhs

Ramesh Kumar might not be a familiar name. However, those who follow tennis-ball cricket in India must be aware of this aggressive batsman. Ramesh Kumar hails from Manasa in Punjab and plays tennis ball cricket leagues. This left-handed batsman has the ability to hit lofty shots. Although he hasn’t played at a professional level. Apparently, Ramesh Kumar has given trials to Kolkata Knight Riders and has impressed them with his ability to hit massive sixes. The fact that Kolkata Knight Riders went for Ramesh though there were many successful domestic players in the bidding set too. Implies they might have seen great capability in him. Therefore, KKR Picked Ramesh Kumar at a base price of 20 lakhs INR.

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It is because of the power-hitting abilities that he is also popularly known as Narine Jalalabadiya. In addition, the left-handed batsman can also spin. Ramesh Kumar has played for Cosco Cricket Cup, which is a tennis ball league played in Punjab. A video of him from the tournament is available online, where he can be seen hitting power-packed sixes. He is seen scoring a quick half-century in only 10 balls. How amazing is that! Surely, Ramesh Kumar has some potential.

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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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