Video: Tamil Nadu players celebrate Shahrukh Khan’s IPL contract
Indian right-handed batsman Dinesh Karthik posted a video of Tamil Nadu players celebrating the maiden IPL contract of their teammate Shahrukh Khan.
The hammering process for this year’s edition of the Indian Premier League has come to an end. The event witnessed some good bids as well as some surprise bids. End of the day, the auction ended as a successful one and the excitement for IPL 2021 has already at peak among the fans.
As expected there are some youngsters who got a massive opportunity in their career from the auction. Among them, an Indian domestic player from Tamil Nadu, Shahrukh Khan has got his maiden IPL contract, and that too a big one.
The Tamil Nadu batsman has been bought by the Punjab Kings for Rs. 5.25 crore. There was heavy competition for him between Punjab Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. In the end, Punjab Kings led by KL Rahul grabbed him for the whopping amount.
Shahrukh Khan earns big and how! 👍
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) February 18, 2021
In 31 T20 matches, the batsman has scored 293 runs with a best of 40*. He averages 18.31 in the format. He has also featured in 20 List A and five First-class matches for Tamil Nadu.
Meanwhile, the Indian players are gearing up for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. All the teams have started their preparations for the tournament. While he is with the team, Shahrukh Khan has got his maiden IPL contract. He was highly cheered by his teammates at the moment.
Indian right-handed batsman Dinesh Karthik posted a video on his Twitter account. Tamil Nadu players were on their team bus and were watching the auction live. When Sharukh Khan was sold to Punjab Kings the whole bus erupted with cheers and wishes.
— DK (@DineshKarthik) February 18, 2021