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| On Apr 17, 2021 8:43 PM IST

Virat Singh IPL: SRH Hands Virat Singh A Debut After Buying Him For A Whopping 1.9 Crores IN IPL 2020 Auction

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Virat Singh IPL: When a team fails to execute plans and the bad run of results seem unending, the easiest way to haul the team out often goes through making changes. Or it seems. That’s what Sunrisers Hyderabad has done ahead of the match against Mumbai Indians. David Warner revealed at the toss, won by MI captain Rohit Sharma, that a total of four changes have been made in the MI vs SRH IPL 2021 match which is being played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

Virat Singh IPL:

One of the players making his IPL debut for SRH is Virat Singh. His name may toss over your head, for it’s highly likely that you may not have heard about him, but what we are going to tell you will surely catch you off guard.

SRH bought him for a whopping INR 1.9 crores in IPL 2020 auction. Paying that much amount for a rookie often force the team management to pick him in playing 11, or at least give the player a game or two during the course of the season, but Virat Singh had to be patient for his chances. Opportunity knocked at his door as David Warner and Co handed him a debut against Mumbai Indians.

MI vs SRH IPL 2021: Some facts About Virat Singh

  • Born on 8 December 1997, in East Singhbhum, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, Virat Singh plays for his state team in the domestic circuit.
  • Virat Singh plays left-handed and can bat either at the top or in the middle-order.
  • Attention turned towards the 22-year old during the 2019-20 Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament when he racked up 343 runs in just 10 games at an outstanding strike rate of 142.32, making him the highest run-getter of that season.
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad took notice and paid a whopping 1.9 crores for his services in the IPL 2020 auction, which was nearly ten times his base price.

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