The star all-rounder of the U-19 World Cup-winning team, Raja Bawa, was at the top of his game in the recently concluded global event.
He took 5 wickets and scored more than 30 runs in the final against Egland to help India win the title. He was named the Man of the Match for his all-round performance.
In 6 matches, he scored 252 runs, with the highest score of an unbeaten 162. Raj took 9 wickets at an economy of 4.50 in the World Cup.
Punjab Kings have bought him for IPL 2022. He will be paid INR 2 crore for his services.
The 19-year old is expected to play a significant role in Punjab’s campaign during the 15th season of the cash-rich league.