Earlier than Saturday, Hasaranga, a participant within the mould of Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan as a spinning all-rounder who delivers aggressive leg-breaks in addition to being a hard-hitter within the decrease center order, had performed simply two IPL Video games.
Hasaranga noticed the Royal Challengers Bangalore break the financial institution to take him dwelling for a whopping Rs 10.75 Crore.
His base value was Rs 1 crore, however a bidding battle between the franchises noticed it stretch previous the Rs 10 crore mark.
His earlier, and the one two matches to date, within the IPL have been additionally for RCB.
In stark distinction to his efficiency on his limited-overs worldwide debut, Hasaranga scored a brisk 87 on his first-class debut. However within the home limited-overs circuit, his leg-breaks made extra information than his batting.
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In his fledgling worldwide profession to date, Hasaranga has performed four Exams, 29 ODIs and 34 T20Is. He has 29 ODI wickets and 55 in T20Is up to now, having scored 546 and 332 runs for Sri Lanka within the two white-ball codecs respectively.
Whereas the bidding for Hasaranga was being hotly contested, a well being scare noticed auctioneer Hugh Edmeades collapsing on the stage. He was later reported to be steady, having suffered a bout of postural hypotension (low blood stress).
Nonetheless, Edmeades did not return to renew the public sale and the bidding for Hasaranga, which was taken over by famous commentator Charu Sharma. And RCB sealed the deal.