Deepak Hooda reacted after Lucknow Super Giants bought him at the IPL auction.© Twitter
India all-rounder Deepak Hooda thanked Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) for acquiring him at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction here in Bangalore on Saturday. Hooda, who recently made his ODI debut for India, said he is very excited to be a part of the Lucknow-based franchise. “I am very happy to be a part of the Lucknow Super Giants and thank you for trusting me. I am very excited to join my new Lucknow Super Giants family,” said Hooda in a video posted on the Lucknow Super Giants Twitter.
— Lucknow Supergiants (@LucknowIPL) February 12, 2022
While Hooda was picked for Rs 5.75 crore, all-rounder Krunal Pandya was snapped up by Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) for Rs 8.25 crore, after a bidding war with Gujarat Titans (GT) on Saturday. .
Meanwhile, Day 1 of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction saw Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer and Deepak Chahar among the top picks.
Kishan was picked up by Mumbai Indians for Rs 15.25 crore while Chahar was sold to Chennai Super Kings for Rs 14 crore.
Kolkata Knight Riders bought Iyer for Rs 12.25 crore and on the other hand, Avesh Khan became the most expensive pick among the uncapped players after Lucknow Super Giants bought him for Rs 10 crore.
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