Varun Chakravarthy in Kings XI Punjab squad.
Varun Chakravarthy in Kings XI Punjab squad.

The Indian Premier League is not just the world’s biggest cricket league but it is a platform that unknowingly brings the player overnight to headlines. In the IPL auction held in Jaipur, an uncapped player Varunc Chakravarthy has received a bid of Rs 8 crore 40 lakh from Kings XI Punjab. Varun Chakravarthy is a spinner and his base price was only Rs 20 lakh. Now you must be wondering about the reason, why Kings XI Punjab bought Varun Chakravarthy by paying 42 times higher price.

Tamil Nadu’s Mystery Spinner has made his mark in domestic cricket in a very short time. Varun Chakravarthy became a sensation by taking 22 wickets in just 9 matches in the Tamil Nadu Premier League. After this, he got an opportunity to play in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, where he took 9 wickets at a very low economy rate of 4.7. He is the second most successful bowler of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

At the age of 17, Varun Chakravarthy stopped playing cricket for studies. After passing the 12th class, Varun Chakravarthy studied architect for 5 years. After this, he also took a job. After this, at the age of 25, Varun Chakravarthy stepped into the cricket field again and never looked back.

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