Abhimanyu Mithun out of KPL (Karnataka Premier League) 2018 after being named in Duleep Trophy squad

The most expensive player of Karnataka Premier League will not take part in KPL 2018. Abhimanyu Mithun has selected in the India Red team for the Duleep Trophy . His KPL side, Shivamogga Lions will now look for a replacement for the Indian pacer ahead of the tournament that begins on August 15.

On Saturday, Abhimanyu Mithun became the first player in KPL history to attract a bid in excess Rs. 8 lakh as he was eventually bought by Shivamogga Lions for 8.3 lakhs. The Indian international had previously played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL and was part of the Bijapur Bulls last year.

Abhimanyu Mithun has been selected to represent India Red team for the Duleep Trophy tournament which is to be held between August 17th to 29th, 2018. Hence, Mithun, who attracted the highest bid at the Karnataka Premier League Player auction on Saturday, will be unavailable for the KPL season VII. Shivamogga Lions will be allowed to seek replacement”

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