Manjeet Chillar
Manjeet Chillar

Star all-rounder Manjeet Chillar and defender Surjeet Singh emerged the costliest players to be sold for a whopping Rs 75.5 lakh and Rs 73 lakh respectively in the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) auction here yesterday.

Chillar was bought by Jaipur Pink Panther, while Bengal Warriors bagged the services of the Surjeet and also bought all-rounder Ran Singh for Rs 47.5 lakh for the upcoming fifth season of the tournament. Chillar was a member of the World Cup-winning squad in Ahmedabad last year. He used to ply his trade for Bengaluru Bulls before moving to Puneri Paltans in the earlier seasons of the PKL.

South Korean Jan Kun-lee didn't join the auction and was retained by Bengal Warriors for Rs 80.3 lakh but in the auctions the most expensive buy so far is Chillar.

Among other all-rounders in the domestic Category A of elite players, Rajesh Narwal was bought by Team Uttar Pradesh for Rs 69 lakh.

Puneri Paltan succeeded in roping star all-rounder Sandeep Narwal for Rs 66 lakh.