Top 5 highest paid Defenders of PKL season 9.
The pro kabaddi season 9 auction ended on 6 August. We saw some record-breaking purchases occurring. This season some players got unexpected high prices while some got unexpected low prices also. With such historical moments in PKL history, the auction finally ended. Today we will talk about the top 5 defenders who got the highest bid in this auction.
Top 5 highest paid Defenders of PKL season 9 –
- Faizal atrachali – INR 1.38 Cr – Puneri Paltan
The Iranian defender is considered the best defender of the kabaddi game. His powerful ankle holds and thigh holds make him the perfect Defender. He has contributed to his team in every game whether it is an international kabaddi game or a Pro Kabaddi League game. Because of this ability, he has been awarded a huge amount of rupees 1.38 crores. We will see him playing for Puneri Paltan this season. Last year was also good for him, while playing for U Mumba last season he scored 51 tackle points and the most unique stat is that he remained not out in every match he played in PKL season 8. He scored 84 points in season 7
- Sunil Kumar – INR 90 L – Jaipur Pink Panthers
Sunil Kumar has been a consistent performer for Gujarat giants. In every season he gives match-winning performances and helps his team, that’s why Gujarat is playing with him for the last four years. However, in season 9, we will see him playing for Jaipur Pink Panthers. They both him for Rupees 90 lakhs.
- Amirhossein Bastami – INR 65.10 – Haryana Steelers
This was also an unexpected purchase of auction. Amirhossein bastami is an Iranian Defender. He has played for Jaipur Pink Panthers in season 6. But he did not get so many opportunities that year. He came into the Limelight when he led Iran to victory in the inaugural year of the junior World Kabaddi Championship final in 2019. Haryana settlers were already in search of an Overseas Defender hence they bought him with a price of rupees 65.10 lakh rupees by beating Gujarat and Up yoddhas in the race. Platforms like Pro Kabaddi League provides him with the opportunity to nourish his abilities and strengths.
- Ravi Kumar – INR 64.10 L – Dabang Delhi
Ravi Kumar is at 4th position in the top 5 highest paid Defenders of PKL season 9 The former Haryana steelers player Ravi Kumar has not been in talk so much but in many instants, he gave some match-winning performances. This helped him to take a good amount of 64.10 lakh rupees. This season 8 champions dabang Delhi KC bought him.
- Parvesh Bhainswal – INR 62 L – Telugu Titans
Those who follow PKL Consistently know what a player Parvesh Bhainswal is. He is playing for Gujarat fortune giants for the last few seasons and gave exceptional performances. In most of the seasons, he scores at least 50 tackle points. His defending skills are extraordinary. In season 9, we will see him playing for Telugu titans which bought him for rupees 62 lacs.
PKL season 9 will start in October month so it will be exciting to see how these players will perform in the new teams. They have a huge pressure because they carry the tag of the most expensive player, but fans hope that these players will not be affected by this pressure and deliver the same as they did in past.