Praveen was the oldest player to be sold to copper, a 2020 IPL player auction. The 48-year-old Kolkata Knight Riders earned Rs. 2 million. Also, Yashasvi Jaiswal became the youngest in the auction.
Rajasthan Royals bought him for Rs 2.40 crore. With much experience in the Indian Premier League, Tambe made his IPL debut at the age of 41 when he represented the Rajasthan Royals against the Delhi Daredevils in Jaipur in May 2013.
Overall, Tambe has taken 54 wickets in 47 T20 matches and scored 29 runs. His bowling average is 22.09.
Jaiswal has never played in the IPL. His well-documented struggles include living in a tent at the age of 11 after coming to Mumbai from his native Uttar Pradesh. This move started with his desire to earn a name for himself in cricket. He will also represent India in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
He made headlines during the Vijay Hazare Trophy in between September and October, scoring 203 runs from 154 balls, including 12 sixes and 17 fours, becoming the youngest batsman to score a double century in List A cricket.
Among other Indians, Robin Uthappa was the most expensive Indian at auction, he was sold to Rajasthan Royals for Rs 1.5 crore. Meanwhile, fast bowler Jaydev Unadkat joined Rajasthan Royals, Priyatam Gargjoin Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Also, the 14-year-old youngest of Noor Ahmad of Afghanistan had no takers in the auction. Apart from Yuvraj Singh, Cummins also became the second most expensive player in the
IPL auction. The pacer also broke Ben Stokes’ record for being the most expensive overseas in the IPL. During 2017 auction, Rising Pune Supergiant paid Rs 14.5 crore for the Englishman.
For the acquisition of Pat Cummins, the auction saw a three-way bid war between Delhi Capital, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders. In the end, KKR wins the battle.
Also, Cummins had a base price of Rs 2 crore.