Shakib’s identify got here up within the second set of the public sale. And KKR made the opening bid for Shakib, who was listed on the highest base worth of INR 2 crore. Punjab Kings then joined in on the bidding, elevating his worth to 2.2 crore. KKR pushed the bid to 2.four crore virtually instantly after that and Punjab Kings then additional raised his worth to 2.6 crore following an intense dialogue at their desk.
After a number of units of bids between the 2 sides, Shakib was offered to KKR for 3.2 crore.
The premier all-rounder, who missed out on taking part in within the earlier version of probably the most distinguished franchisee T20 match on account of serving a year-long ban imposed by the ICC, was one of many 11 gamers to be listed on the highest base worth.
Shakib has performed in eight editions of IPL to date — six instances for Kolkata Knight Riders and twice for Sunrisers Hyderabad. Shakib scored a complete of 746 runs at a mean of 21.31 and scalped 59 wickets within the 63 matches performed in IPL. Shakib had a contract with Sunrisers until 2020 however the franchise let him go after his ban.
A complete of 292 gamers will likely be going beneath the hammer within the public sale with a whopping 1114 gamers having registered for the occasion.
Nevertheless, there are solely 61 slots out there with all of the eight franchises mixed and a highest variety of 22 international gamers can get groups.
Aside from Shakib, 4 different Bangladeshi gamers — pacer Mustafizur Rahman, Mahmudullah Riyad, all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin and Mushfiqur Rahim — have listed themselves within the public sale. Mushfiqur was the final one to have himself registered for the public sale.