Actress Juhi Chawla and industrialist’s Jay Mehta’s daughter Jhanvi Mehta is the youngest person ever to sit at an IPL auction table. Apart from the cricketers who raked in the moolah and the limelight Jhanvi Mehta was the key attraction of the Indian Premier League auction. Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta, parents of Jhanvi Mehta are the owners of Kolkata Knight Riders along with superstar Shah Rukh Khan. However, unlike Shah Rukh Khan who never shies away from posting pictures of his children or bringing them to the IPL matches Jhanvi Mehta had never been seen at a cricketing ground before, and her presence at the IPL auction table turned heads of everyone present there. Preity Zinta, who is the owner of Kings XI Punjab was quite impressed by Jhanvi Mehta’s intelligence and praised her astute acumen on Twitter. Also Read - IPL 2021: Pat Cummins Set to Earn More Money Than MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma as KKR Pacer Gets Retained Ahead of IPL 14 Mini-Auction
Kolkata Knight Riders shared a tweet in which they introduced Jhanvi Mehta and called her the youngest person to ever be at the IPL auction table. Jhanvi Mehta emerged as a key member of the bidding for Kolkata Knight Riders and claimed some of the key international players. Jhanvi Mehta has stayed away from limelight all these years and is an A+ student. She completed her schooling from Dhirubhai Ambani International School in which she secured 10 straight A’s. Now, she studies in Charter House in London. IPL 2018 Auction: Preity Zinta’s Never-Ending Shopping List of Players Leaves Twitterati in Splits Also Read - IPL 2021: Gautam Gambhir Expresses Surprise Over Kuldeep Yadav's Retention by KKR Ahead of Mini Auction
Kolkata Knight Riders introduced Jhanvi Mehta
Watch her relate her experience at the IPL auction table
Preity Zinta had some amazing words to say for Jhanvi Mehta
Jhanvi Mehta one of the toppers at her school
Juhi Chawla and Jhanvi Mehta actively participated in the discussions related to purchases at the IPL auction table. Jhanvi Mehta was seated right next to KKR coaches Jacques Kallis and Simon Katch. At the auction, KKR purchased some awesome talent like Mitchell Starc, Chris Lynn, Kuldeep Yadav, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shubman Gill, Dinesh Karthik, Robin Uthappa and Piyush Chawla.