The Pro Kabaddi Auction 2022 was held in Mumbai on the 5th and 6th of August. Up Yoddha, who reached the playoffs in season 8, couldn’t make it to the finals. They will be looking to turn things around this time around in their quest for their maiden Pro Kabaddi title.
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UP Yoddha retained Players
Elite Retained Players – Nitesh Kumar
Retained Young Players – Surender Gill, Sumit, Ashu Singh
Existing New Young Players – Nitin Panwar, Shubham Kumar, Aman, Rohit Tomar,
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Franchisee nominated New Young Players – Durgesh Kumar, Mahipal, Anil Kumar.
Pro Kabaddi Auction 2022-UP Yoddha Player’s List
|Name||Team||Type||Base Prize||Sold Price|
|Pardeep Narwal||U.P. Yoddha||Raider||30 L||90 L|
|Nitin Tomar||U.P. Yoddha||Raider||20 L||20 L|
|James Kamweti||U.P. Yoddha||Raider||10 L||10 L|
|Rohit Tomar||U.P. Yoddha||Raider||10 L||10 L|
|Gulveer Singh||U.P. Yoddha||Raider||2 L||10 L|
|Rathan K||U.P. Yoddha||Raider||2 L||10 L|
|Gurdeep||U.P. Yoddha||All Rounder||2 L||10 L|
|Nehal Desai||U.P. Yoddha||All Rounder||2 L||10 L|
|Abozar Mighani||U.P. Yoddha||Defender||10 L||20 L|
|Babu M||U.P. Yoddha||Defender||2 L||10 L|
|Jaideep||U.P. Yoddha||Defender||2 L||10 L|
Dubki King Pardeep Narwal back with UP Yoddha
The left raider knows every trick in the book and takes pride in the ‘Dubki,’ a difficult escape skill for a raider that involves crouching beneath a chain of defenders and springing from the mat in a flash.
Pardeep Narwal put on another show in Season 6, earning 233 raid points in 21 matches. With 317 raid points, his purple patch lasted through Season 7. Pardeep was sold to UP Yoddha for 1.65 crores during the Season 8 auctions, the highest bid for a player in the league’s history. Despite a slow start, Pardeep finished with 188 points but revealed some flaws in his armor that he has worked hard to iron out.
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