IPL 2022: KKR will have to pay at least 6 cr instead of 4cr (as an uncapped player) for Venkatesh Iyer if they retain him

KKR have to pay at least 6 crores instead of 4 crores for the recent Indian debutant Venkatesh Iyer if they retain him for the IPL 2022

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The runners-up of the 2021 edition Kolkata Knight Riders have to pay at least 6 crores instead of 4 crores to retain Venkatesh Iyer for IPL 2022 as he made his India debut yesterday against New Zealand in the opening game of the 3 matches T20I series. India managed to win by 5 wickets in the opening clash last night at SMS Stadium, Jaipur.

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India's new T20I captain Rohit Sharma won the toss as he decided to field first against the blackcaps. Venkatesh Iyer makes his debut in the game after a successful IPL campaign in UAE. Although, the batting all-rounder has not got the chance to bowl. But, in the 2nd innings, he came to bat at 6, when India needs 10 runs in the last over. The left-hander hits a boundary over the mid-wicket region in his very first ball but got out on the next delivery.

Rishabh Pant finished the match for India by hitting a boundary over the head of the long-off fielder. India successfully chased down a good target of 165 runs in a last-over thriller. Surya Kumar Yadav is top-scored for India as he smashes 62 runs in 40 balls to ensure India's victory after Rohit's brilliant innings of 48.

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In the bowling department, Ashwin stars as he took 2 wickets along with Bhuvi who also takes two. Chahar and Siraj took 1 wicket each to restrict the blackcaps within 164.

However, each IPL teams have to retain their players within December 25, ahead of the IPL 2022 mega auction in January 2022.

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