IPL 2021 Public sale: Krishnappa Gowtham was bought to Chennai Tremendous Kings.© BCCI/IPL
Krishnappa Gowtham, the Karnataka all-rounder, was purchased by Chennai Super Kings for a whopping Rs. 9.25 crore at the IPL 2021 auction. He turned the costliest uncapped Indian participant in IPL historical past, information company ANI reported. Gowtham, a right-handed decrease order batsman and an off spinner, had come into the public sale at a base worth of Rs. 20 lakh. Gowtham made identify for himself within the 2018 season along with his six-hitting within the dying overs. General within the IPL, he has 186 runs from 24 matches however 15 of these video games got here in 2018 the place he smashed 126 runs at a strike price of 196.87.
Previosuly, Gowtham performed for Rajasthan Royals in 2018 and 2019 earlier than he was picked by Punjab Kings forward of the 2020 season.
The 32-year-old has performed 62 T20s in his profession and has scored 594 runs at a strike price of 159.24.
He additionally has 41 wickets within the shortest format of the sport at 35.41 and an economic system price of seven.60 runs per over.
Gowtham is available in as one other all-rounder in a CSK line-up stuffed with established all-rounders like Dwayne Bravo, Ravindra Jadeja and Sam Curran.
Whereas Jadeja remains to be out injured, Bravo and Curran are more likely to make the beginning XI and Gowtham may come into the image if Jadeja does not attain match health by the beginning of the season.
MS Dhoni will lead CSK this season as properly after he emphatically declared earlier than CSK’s final league recreation of IPL 2020 that the match was “undoubtedly not” his final within the yellow jersey.
(With inputs from ANI)
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