All previous records have been broken in the IPL 2023 auction. Punjab Kings bought all-rounder Sam Curran for Rs 18.50 crore and he became the most expensive player in the history of the tournament.
The fortunes of many players were bright in this auction as well, so no franchisee showed interest in buying some players.
But the biggest surprise came when CSK bid on an Indian player whose career was being speculated to end in the auction. In such a situation, the team of Mahi (MS Dhoni) included him in his camp while bidding on Ajinkya Rahane.
CSK buys Ajinkya Rahane for Rs 50 lakh -:
Chennai Super Kings (CSK), the second most successful team of the IPL, included Ajinkya Rahane, who was running out of the Indian team, in their camp in the IPL 2023 auction. Let us tell you that CSK bid Rs 50 lakh on Rahane in the auction, which was his base price.
Let us tell you that Rahane had recently impressed everyone by performing brilliantly in domestic cricket. Although Rahane proved to be a flop in three seasons of IPL. Last season, he could only score 133 runs in 7 matches at an average of 19, so Kolkata Knight Riders released him for the season 2023.
Rahane’s cricket career in IPL 2022 was like this -:
Ajinkya Rahane, who captained Team India, is currently running out of the Indian team. Let us tell you that Rahane played the last Test on the South Africa tour in January this year. Since then he has been running out of the team. Rahane was released by Kolkata Knight Riders before the mini auction
He scored only 133 runs in 7 matches in IPL 2022. For this reason, he was also kept out of playing-XI. But it is also believed that due to injury, he did not perform anything special.