Seeing the elder brother, the style of batting changed, luck got a chance in the team, now Orange Army bought it for 13 times the price


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Sunrisers Hyderabad added third player from Jammu and Kashmir
The 23-year-old left-handed batsman was bought for 2.60 crores.
Vivrant Sharma made his debut in first class cricket this year.

new Delhi. The fate of an uncapped player changed in the IPL 2023 mini auction. Left-handed batsman Vivrant Sharma, who plays domestic cricket for Jammu and Kashmir, was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 2.60 crore. His base price was Rs 20 lakh. That is, the Orange Army paid 13 times more than the base price to buy this utility player. Vivrant became the third player from Jammu and Kashmir to join Sunrisers Hyderabad. Before him, Umran Malik and Abdul Samad are part of this team. Vivrant has played 9 T20s so far and in this he has scored 191 runs with the help of 2 half-centuries.

Vivrant Sharma, 23, has done well in domestic cricket this year. He got his reward in the IPL auction. He batted brilliantly in the domestic one-day tournament Vijay Hazare Trophy before the IPL auction. He had scored an unbeaten 154 in 124 balls against Uttarakhand last month. In this innings, this left-handed batsman had hit 18 fours and 6 sixes. With the help of his innings, for the first time in the history of the tournament, Jammu and Kashmir made it to the knock-out round. Before this match, Vivrant had scored 69 runs in 62 balls against Madhya Pradesh. It was because of his innings that Jammu and Kashmir team chased down the target of 343 runs given by Ranji champions Madhya Pradesh. He made his first class debut for Jammu and Kashmir last week.

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He was the second highest run-scorer in the Vijay Hazare Trophy for Jammu and Kashmir. He scored 395 runs at an average of over 56. He also scored 128 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy at a strike rate of over 145. Along with spin, he plays big shots easily against pace bowlers. Along with batting, he also bowls leg spin.

Please tell that in the last season of IPL, Vivrant was the net bowler of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Then Abdul Samad asked him to give trials for Hyderabad. The 23-year-old Vivrant is also a good leg-spinner and has a lot of variety in his bowling. If he is given a chance, then he can bowl with Washington Sundar. He did not get a place in the Jammu and Kashmir team for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy this year. But, after the injury of opener Kamran Iqbal, he was included in the team. In this tournament, he proved his ability with both ball and bat. After this he also got a chance in Vijay Hazare Trophy. Along with scoring 395 runs, he also took 5 wickets.

Vivrant started playing cricket after watching his elder brother Vikrant Sharma, who used to play club cricket in Jammu. Vivrant initially used to bat with the right hand. But, seeing his elder brother batting with the left hand, he also changed his style of batting and started batting with the left hand. This change worked for him. Now it is expected that this young player of Jammu and Kashmir rocked in IPL

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