The IPL auction which is going to happen in mid of February will be a Mega auction. As two more teams are are added to the list of IPL teams. The auction will become more surprising as there will be two more bidders for each player. The two new teams that are added are Lucknow in Ahmedabad. Which has made the total number of teams from 8 to10 in this IPL season.
Both of the new teams have still not decided their names but as per the Cricket Addiction website yesterday Lucknow’s official team handle name was changed you can read that article here.
And both of the teams have also been given a chance by authorities to choose 3 players of their choice before the auction. The authorities have also given them a budget of 33 crore rupees.
The auction will be for 2 days in the month of February. All 8 teams were not allowed to retain more than 4 players. So that makes them release the talented players into the auction pool.
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Shreyas Iyer was the captain of Delhi capitals. And as we all know he is one of the biggest names that are going for the auction this season. He is the man that leads Delhi capitals to IPL 2020 finals. He might not be a specialist in the T20 arena but he is a more reliable middle-order batsman in cricket. And he also has the experience of taking an IPL team to the finals. He would not only be a wishlist for teams just as a Batman but as a captain too.
Harshal Patel is the man who has represented the Indian team in T20is. And he was the winner of Purple cap in the IPL 2021 season. It was pretty surprising that Royal Challengers Bangalore decided not to retain him but to keep Mohammed Siraj instead. As we all know Harshal is one of the best when it comes to shortest format it will not be a surprise if a record Breaking Bad is set for him in this auction.
It was a hard decision for Mumbai Indians for retaining their players ahead of IPL 2022 auction. While they have decided to keep Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah in the team. And They have also decided to keep Surya Kumar Yadav. So they have to let go of Ishan Kishan for this auction and as we all know Hardik is set to you be the captain of of Ahmedabad franchises. Ishan is the only player that has a powerless attacking batting performance order for any franchises that it keeps him in its team.