IPL: Sunrisers Hyderabad keeps Rashid Khan for Rs. 9 crore

Royal Challengers Bangalore too entered the arena, hiking the price. What looked like a deal for Kings XI Punjab, turned haywire with Sunrisers deciding to go for him using the Right to Match card.

The Afghan cricketer, who was picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 4 crore last year, had set the stage on fire.   -  AFP

Afghanistan's young spinner Rashid Khan was snapped up by his old franchise, Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs. 9 crore. The Afghan cricketer, who was picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs. 4 crore last year, had set the stage on fire. And this time around, he found himself in the middle of heavy bidding from Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals.

Royal Challengers Bangalore too entered the arena, hiking the price. What looked like a deal for Kings XI Punjab, turned haywire with Sunrisers deciding to go for him using the Right to Match card.

Considered one of the next big thing of International cricket, Rashid has been part of all the leagues across the world and he would be hoping to impress yet again.

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