Naveen-ul-Haq picked up by LSG in IPL auction

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Afghanistan right-arm medium fast bowler Naveen-ul-Haq, was bought by Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 auction on Friday.

Naveen-ul-Haq was picked by LSG for 50 lakh Indian rupees ($60,000). He was among 405 players who went under the hammer in the auction in Kochi.

The auction saw INR 167 crore ($20 million) splurged by franchises to fetch 80 players

English all-rounder Sam Curran, who was bought for INR 18.5 crore ($2.2 million), became the most expensive player in the history of IPL.

Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, two other Afghan cricketers who have previously played in IPL, went unsold.

Rashid Khan was already retained by defending champions Gujrat Titans.—Ariana news