PKL 2021 Auction: Pradeep Narwal tops the list, check Who are the most expensive players in the history Pro Kabaddi League?

PKL 2021 Auction: Pradeep Narwal tops the list, check Who are the most expensive players in the history Pro Kabaddi League?
PKL 2021 Auction: Pradeep Narwal tops the list, check Who are the most expensive players in the history Pro Kabaddi League?

PKL 2021 Auction: Pradeep Narwal tops the list, check Who are the most expensive players in the history Pro Kabaddi League? – Pradeep Narwal created history in the PKL 2021 Auction by becoming the costliest player in the history of the Pro Kabaddi League auction. Pro Kabaddi League’s season 8 is just around the corner. The players auction will take place from August 29 to August 31. Many players have travelled from rags to riches in these last seven auctions. So let’s have a look back at some of the most expensive players in the history of the Pro Kabaddi League. 

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Rakesh Kumar to Monu Goyat

When Rakesh Kumar was bought by Patna Pirates for the inaugural season of Pro Kabaddi in 2014, he went with the highest price tag among the lot – fetching a sum of Rs 12.80 lakh. After all, Rakesh Kumar was once the vice-captain of the Indian national kabaddi team and an Arjuna Award winner.

Most expensive players in PKL

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Fast forward four years, and the Rs 12.80 pales in comparison to what Pro Kabaddi stars started earning with the league. By Season 4, the maximum price had shot up to Rs 53 lakhs (Mohit Chhillar to Bengaluru Bulls) and nearly doubled to Rs 93 lakhs by Season 5 (Nitin Tomar to UP Yoddha).

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Most expensive players in PKL

Iran’s Fazel Atrachali was the first PKL player to fetch a price of 1 crore when the Iranian defender was bought by U Mumba for Season 6. 

Monu Goyat holds the record of being Pro Kabaddi’s most expensive player when he was bought for Rs 1.51 crore by Haryana Steelers for Season 6. In all, eight PKL players have hit the one crore mark over the last two seasons. Six players hit the mark in Season 6 while only two managed it in Season 7.

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Siddharth Desai was the most expensive player in the PKL Season 7 auction. He was picked up for a handsome 1.45 crore by Telugu Titans.

PKL 2021 Auction: Check Who are the most expensive players in the history Pro Kabaddi League?

Pro Kabaddi’s expensive players: All-time list

  • Pradeep Narwal – Rs. 1.65 crore – UP Yoddha, Season 8
  • Monu Goyat – Rs 1.51 crore – Haryana Steelers, Season 6
  • Siddharth Desai – Rs 1.45 crore – Telugu Titans, Season 7
  • Rahul Chaudhari – Rs 1.29 crore – Telugu Titans, Season 6
  • Nitin Tomar – Rs 1.20 crore – Puneri Paltan, Season 7
  • Deepak Hooda – Rs 1.15 crore – Jaipur Pink Panthers, Season 6
  • Nitin Tomar – Rs 1.15 crore – Puneri Paltan, Season 6
  • Rishank Devadiga – Rs 1.11 crore – UP Yoddha, Season 6
  • Fazel Atrachali – Rs 1 crore – U Mumba, Season 6

-Inputs from PKL official website

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