As we recognize that Pro Kabaddi Season-8 Auction will start on 29 August to 31 August, you can check the full update about the Auction by clicking here.
As This Auction is Mega Auction then in this auction many big names will be seen and a whopping amount will be given to big players so we should take a look at the top 5 most expensive players of last season.
5. Sandeep Narwal – INR 89 Lakhs
“The Beast” of pro kabaddi league Sandeep Narwal is the 5th most expensive player of PKL-7 as he had taken by Umumba at a big amount of 89 lakhs to make the Indo-Iranian Combination with “The Sultan” of Pro Kabaddi League and a supporting defender Surender Singh so this trio was made to make their defence lineup stronger. He met all the expectations by Umumba and proved his power and he scored 56 tackle points in just 24 appearances.
4. Monu Goyat – INR 93 Lakhs
The most expensive player of the Pro Kabaddi League Monu Goyat released by Haryana Steelers in PKL-6 and UP Yoddha made an excellent move by taking Monu Goyat in their squad for the hefty amount of INR 93 Lakhs. As Monu Goyat supported Pardeep Narwal in PKL-5 to make Patna Pirates Champion then he got fame after that his rating also increased and he was promoted as the main raider for Haryana Steelers in PKL-6 and UP Yoddha also took him as the main raider for their squad but his injury overpowered him so he didn’t play all matches in PKL-7 and scored only 65 Raid Points in 14 appearances hence UP Yoddha expectations went in vain.
3. Rahul Chaudhary – INR 94 Lakhs
“The Raid Machine” Poster Boy of Pro Kabaddi League was the 2nd Best Raider of the Pro Kabaddi League after Pardeep Narwal and he is the 2nd raider who scored 1000+ raid points in the Pro Kabaddi History. He was played for successive 6 seasons for Telugu Titans and he was shocked when he was released by Telugu Titans In PKL-7 Auction as he has a huge fan base of Titans Army. He got an enormous amount of 94 Lakhs By Tamil Thalaivas to make a good combination with the “Ice-Man” Ajay Thakur for a strong raiding lineup in their squad. Rahul Chaudhary had scored 130 raid points in the 22 appearances for Tamil Thalaivas.
2. Nitin Tomar – INR 120 Lakhs
Nitin Tomar was played Pro Kabaddi Season-6 For Puneri Paltan and did not score at the peak because of his injury he scored only 100 raid points in only 11 appearances so he was released by Puneri Paltan because they had to pay a huge amount but went in vain so he appeared in PKL-7 Auction and he was retained by Puneri Paltan by using FBM (Final Bid Match) Card for the massive amount of INR 1 Crore 20 Lakhs But his injury again overcome him and he played only 15 matches for Puneri Paltan and scored 65 Raid Points.
1. Siddharth Desai – INR 145 Lakhs
Siddharth Desai made his debut in Pro Kabaddi Season-6 For Umumba and made many records in his debut season. He is known as “The Bahubali” of the Pro Kabaddi League. He scored 50 raid points in just 4 games in Season 6, making him the fastest player to reach the mark in VIVO Pro Kabaddi history at that time. He played 21 matches and scored 218 Raid Points it was shocking that he was released by Umumba but he appeared in PKL-7 Auction and became the most expensive player of PKL-7 Auction as he was picked by Telugu Titans in a massive amount of 1 Crore 45 Lakhs for the replacement of “The Raid Machine” Rahul Chaudhary. He met all the expectations of Telugu Titans and scored 217 Raid points in 22 appearances for Telugu Titans.