PKL Auction 2021: Rahul Chaudhari reacts after being picked by Puneri Paltan
The Pro Kabaddi League auction is going on in its full swing, with money flowing all around as the teams are not hesitating to spend crores of money for the player they want.
And one of the most important names to have played in the Pro Kabaddi League is raider Rahul Chaudhari, who was available for the auction this season has been swooped by the Puneri Paltan for a bargain deal of only 40 lakh.
Rahul Chaudhari got the number first as he appeared before Pardeep Narwal (sold to U.P Yoddha for record-breaking 1.65 crores), franchises like his former team Telugu Titans and Jaipur Pink Panthers were all after the raider, but at the end, Puneri Paltan swoops him for just 40 lakh and surprisingly, Tamil Thalaivas, who had the FBM available, didn't exercise the option.
The fans were a little surprised that Rahul Chaudhari goes for so cheap in the auction. Rahul also has let out his feeling after joining the Puneri Paltan through his social media, "New season, new team. Very grateful to have been chosen by the Puneri Paltans in PKL season 8. Looking forward to playing under the coaching of my inspiration @anupkumar_kabaddi Thank you for the love you all have been pouring. I am beyond grateful."
If you don't know it yet, let us tell you that Anup Kumar one of the greatest ever player to have graced the Pro Kabaddi League, he has now pursued a career in coaching and is currently coaching Puneri Paltan in PKL.
Rahul Chaudhari also added, "Special mention to my Telugu friends, I love you all equally. I know you will support me in whichever team I play for. Thank you for your unconditional love from season to season."
Rahul Chaudhari is one of the most versatile players ever to play in the Pro Kabaddi League and is the 2nd highest raid point scorer in the Pro Kabaddi League history with 955 total raid points; He is behind Pardeep Narwal.