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Siddharth won the Pro Kabaddi League auction

Money has rained down on Siddharth Desai of Kolhapur in the Pro Kabaddi League auction.

Mumbai, August 30: Money has rained down on Siddharth Desai of Kolhapur in the Pro Kabaddi League auction. The Telugu Titans retained Siddharth after bidding Rs 1 crore 30 lakh. The Titans had to use an FBM card to retain Siddharth. Siddharth Desai’s base price was Rs 30 lakh. Siddharth Desai received less than in the previous auction. It was bought by Telugu Titans for Rs 1.45 crore in the 2019 auction. In the 2018 season, Siddharth was bought by U Mumbai for just Rs 36.4 lakh. Due to his explosive performance this season, he was bid for crores in the next auction. Siddharth Desai is a resident of Chandgad, Kolhapur. Even before the Pro Kabaddi League started, Siddharth’s entire focus was on the game. ‘I used to play kabaddi in the beginning, but not professionally. I played local competitions on clay courts. When the Pro Kabaddi League started, I started taking the game seriously. I went to a club in Pune for training, ‘said Siddharth Desai. He took advantage of this while playing kabaddi as he already valued fitness. ‘I’ve been crazy about fitness since I was ten. I wanted to look good and fit. I wasn’t doing it for a fitness game. I used to work out and train a lot in the gym, ‘said Siddharth. Siddharth’s father and elder brother also used to play kabaddi, so Siddharth also started playing kabaddi. Along with his studies, he used to play kabaddi in local clubs and competitions. After completing his education, he decided to play professional kabaddi. In 2018, he was selected in the Maharashtra team. Meanwhile, he won the Senior National Trophy. Soon after, he joined the Pro Kabaddi League auction. In his first season, U Mumbai bought him for Rs 36.4 lakh. This amount was 5 times its base price. Siddharth showed his charisma in the first few matches of the sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League. Now Siddharth will be seen playing for the Telugu Titans once again in the new season.

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