Hardik Pandya Price: Star all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been roped in by the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Ahmedabad. The franchise has bought Hardik for Rs 15 crore. Hardik was earlier part of the Mumbai Indians team. The franchise released him before the mega auction of IPL-2022. Hardik made his IPL debut in 2015 and was associated with the Mumbai team for 6 years.
When Hardik entered the IPL 7 years ago, his base price was Rs 10 lakh. He was an uncapped player. After this, in the year 2018, Hardik’s fees increased by 110 times. Mumbai had then retained him for Rs 11 crore. Hardik’s price kept increasing in the IPL. Hardik, who started his journey with 10 lakhs in 2015, is now worth Rs 15 crores. That is, their value has increased 150 times in 7 years.
No one bought in 2014
Hardik’s first turn in the IPL was bid in 2014. Nobody bought them then. Hardik’s luck opened the next year and Mumbai joined him for a base price of 10 lakhs.
By the next auction of players, Hardik had become a capped player. He played just 9 matches in the 2015 season and grabbed the attention of the selectors with his explosive batting. In the year 2016, he got a chance to debut in Australia. Hardik’s performance got better and at the same time his price also increased.
How has Hardik performed in IPL?
Hardik Pandya made his debut in IPL in the year 2015. So far he has played a total of 92 matches in this tournament, in which he has scored 1476 runs. Hardik Pandya has four fifties to his name in IPL. He has hit 98 sixes and 97 fours in this tournament.
Talking about bowling, Pandya has taken 42 wickets in so many matches. He did not bowl in the last season due to fitness issues.