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19 Dec 2018

Youngest buys of 2019 IPL Auction

#IPL2019Auction: Talented young guns find takers

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for 2019 edition came to an end after an enthralling event in Jaipur on Tuesday.

Last season's costliest Indian, Jaydev Unadkat, became the joint-most expensive buy this time around, along with Varun Chakravarthy.

70 slots were available across 8 teams and 60 got filled.

Many youngsters were drafted in by teams.

Here we look at the youngest buys.

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#IPL2019Auction: Talented young guns find takers
Prayas Ray Barman- RCB

Barman

Prayas Ray Barman- RCB

At 16 years and 55 days, Prayas Ray Barman, who hails form Bengal, became the youngest player to be bought in the auction.

The bowling all-rounder was fetched by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 1.5 crore.

He bowls decent leg-spin and is handful with the bat as well.

In 9 List A matches, he has picked 11 wickets.

Prabh

Prabh Simran Singh- KXIP

At 18 years and 131 days, wicket-keeper Prabh Simran Singh, became one of the sensational purchases on Tuesday.

He had a base price of Rs. 20 lakh, but was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 4.80 crore.

The Punjab batsman was part of the Indian side that finished second in the recent ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Sri Lanka.

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KXIP rope in these three young names

KXIP

KXIP rope in these three young names

At 20 years and 76 days, Vidarbha medium-pacer Darshan Nalkande was fetched by KXIP.

In three List A matches, Darshan has 8 wickets.

He has been part of Vidarbha's Ranji Trophy team.

KXIP bought 23-year-old Harpreet Brar, who is yet to play competitive cricket.

At 23 years and 187 days, Agnivesh Ayachi was another surprising buy.

KXIP spent Rs. 20 lakh on these two.

West Indies

These 4 WI youngsters became instant hits

West Indian youngsters were a hit in the IPL 2019 Auction.

At 21 years and 304 days, Oshane Thomas was picked by Rajasthan Royals.

23-year-old Nicholas Pooran was roped in by KXIP for a staggering Rs. 4.2 crores.

Delhi Capitals bought 20-year-old Keemo Paul.

Another 20-year-old Sherfane Rutherford joined DC for Rs. 2 crore.

Other rising talents that found takers

Other rising talents that found takers were, Prithvi Raj (Kolkata Knight Riders), Rasikh Salam (Mumbai Indians) and Shubham Ranjane (Rajasthan Royals). Talent scouts of IPL teams played a major role in getting these players in the auction.

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Who is the youngest player bought in the IPL 2019 Auction?

Who was the costliest teenager purchased in the IPL 12 auction?

Which team bought the maximum young uncapped players?

Which foreign young player caught the attention?

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Who is the youngest player bought in the IPL 2019 Auction?

Asked on 19-12-2018 by Ajay Gavde

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16-year old leg-spinner Prayas Ray Barman became the youngest player to be bought in IPL 2019 Auction.

Who was the costliest teenager purchased in the IPL 12 auction?

Asked on 19-12-2018 by Hemant Trivedi

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18-year-old Prabhsimran Singh became the costliest teenager at Rs. 4.80 crore.

Which team bought the maximum young uncapped players?

Asked on 19-12-2018 by Tejas Venkatesan

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KXIP bought a total of 4 uncapped youngsters.

Which foreign young player caught the attention?

Asked on 19-12-2018 by Charvi Yadav

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West Indians Oshane Thomas and Nicolas Pooran were two youngsters that caught attention.

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