Mayank Dagar was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 1.8 crore.
Mayank defeated Virat Kohli in the yo-yo test.
new Delhi. All the franchises have geared up for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2023). The fortunes of many uncapped players shone in the auction held in Kochi on 23rd December. One of which is also the name of Mayank Dagar. Even if no one has heard the name of this player before the auction. But when Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) spent Rs 1.8 crore on this all-rounder, then only one question must have come in everyone’s mind. Who is Mayank Dagar after all?
Mayank Dagar is a player from Himachal Pradesh. In IPL 2018, this all-rounder was included in his camp by Punjab Kings. But he did not get a chance in a single match. He took 12 wickets in seven matches of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and attracted everyone’s attention. Mayank had entered the auction with a base price of Rs 20 lakh. But Hyderabad has made him a millionaire.
Beats Virat Kohli in Yo-Yo Test
Former India captain Virat Kohli is considered one of the fittest players in the world. But Mayank left Kohli behind in the Yo-Yo test during the 2018 IPL. Mayank Dagar’s score was 19.3 while Kohli managed to score 19. This player made his debut for Himachal Pradesh in Ranji Trophy.
Virender Sehwag is a relative
Mayank Dagar is a distant relative of former Indian legend Virender Sehwag. The name of this player was heard a lot in 2016 when he made a place in the team in the ICC Under-19 World Cup. In the tournament held in Bangladesh, the Indian team had to face defeat from the West Indies.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 24, 2022, 09:25 IST