Lucknow Super Giants were on the top in their maiden IPL 2022 mega-auction. They spent INR 90 Crores in order to pick their squad for the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Dr. Rajev Goenka owned Lucknow Super Giants is one of the two teams to have entered the tournament. They had picked KL Rahul, Ravi Bishnoi, and Marcus Stoinis as their top three picks before the auction. And, the Lucknow Super Giants team management was all over there in the auction in the presence of their mentor and former World Cup-winning cricketer Gautam Gambhir.
Lucknow Super Giants made some of the most costly buys in this IPL 2022 mega-auction. They splashed INR 10 Cr for Madhya Pradesh pacer Avesh Khan and INR 8.25 Cr on West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder. The Lucknow-based franchise also managed in grabbing the services of Krunal Pandya, Manish Pandey, Deepak Hooda, Quinton de Kock, and Mark Wood.
Total Money Spent buy Lucknow Super Giants- INR 90 Crores
Total Players Bought- 21 players
Indian Players- 14
Overseas Players– 7
Pre-Picked Players by Lucknow Super Giants
KL Rahul – 17 Crore
Marcus Stoinis- 8.5 Crore
Ravi Bishnoi- 4 Crore
Let’s have a look at the players Lucknow Super Giants bought in IPL 2022 Mega-Auction:
Quinton de Kock (INR 6.75 Crore)
Manish Pandey (INR 4.60 Crore)
Jason Holder (INR 8.75 Crore)
Deepak Hooda (INR 5.75 Crore)
Krunal Pandya (INR 8.25 Crore)
Avesh Khan (INR 10 crore)
Ankit Singh Rajpoot (INR 50 lakh)
Mark Wood (INR 7.50 Crore)
Krishnappa Gowtham (INR 90 lakh)
Dushmanta Chameera (INR 2 Crore)
Shahbaz Nadeem (INR 50 lakh)
Manan Vohra (INR 20 lakh)
Mohsin Khan (INR 20 lakh)
Ayush Badoni (INR 20 lakh)
Kyle Mayers (INR 50 lakh)
Karan Sharma (INR 20 lakh)
Evin Lewis (INR 2 Crore)
Mayank Yadav (INR 20 lakh).