The preparations for the mega auction with new teams are underway for the next season of the Indian Premier League. As part of the tournament, 8 teams have been given the option to retain their four players. Apart from this, the rest of the players will have to get into the action. Captain KL Rahul, who has made up his mind to leave the franchise team Punjab Kings, is reported to be joining the new team. According to the information, Lucknow team wants to make him their captain.
Indian cricket team opener KL Rahul, being a very talented batsman, can contribute to the team in many other ways. He takes over the captaincy with the opening and can also make a place for a player by joining the playing XI as a wicketkeeper. In view of his contribution to the team, many franchise teams want to bet on him. Four players are to be retained by the existing eight teams. Two new teams can choose up to three players from among the released players.
According to the information, the Lucknow team, which is going to enter the new IPL season, has offered Rahul the highest salary in the amount received by any player so far. 20 crore has been offered. According to Insidesport, the RPSG group, which has acquired the ownership of the Lucknow team, has offered Rahul to join the team. RP Rajiv Goenka has got the team by paying a high amount of 7000 crores.
Rahul will be the most expensive player-
Rahul is going to be the most expensive player in the history of Indian Premier League. If he accepts the offer of captaincy of Lucknow team, then an amount of 20 crores will be given as salary. Virat Kohli, who previously captained the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, was the most expensive player of the tournament. From 2018 to 2018, his salary was Rs 18 crore.