Updated: July 16
The grand IPL 2022 mega auction is expected to be held in the first quarter of the calendar year 2022. Every team would be eager to have a deliberate discussion regarding whom to retain and which player to release.
In this article, we have discussed 4 players for whom Delhi Capitals might use their Right to Match (RTM) card in IPL 2022 mega auctions.
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The regular captain of Delhi Capital’s Shreyas Iyer was not able to participate in the IPL 2021 due to a shoulder injury. Due to this reason, Rishabh Pant was named the captain for the entire season. The team management has given hints that they would go with Rishabh Pant as a regular captain for the next few years. But this does not mean Shreyas should not be a part of the side.
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If we look at his IPL record, Iyer has scored 2200 runs in 79 innings with an average of 31.4. This includes 16 half-centuries against his name. The team management would like to buy him through the Right to Match (RTM) card for IPL 2022 mega auctions.
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Prithvi Shaw has been in excellent form in IPL 2021. He along with Shikhar Dhawan was the most consistent opening pair in the matches held so far this year. His batting skills are known to everyone. He can tear the bowling attack to all corners of the field when on the song.
Delhi Capitals would target this young explosive opener through the RTM card for IPL 2022 mega auctions. Prithvi Shaw has scored 1134 runs in 46 innings at an average of 24.65 and strike rate of 146.13.
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Axar Patel has evolved as one of the most useful all-rounders. His wicket-taking ability along with handy batting sets him apart. Axar Patel has picked 86 wickets in 101 matches with the best bowling figure of 4/21. He can be a handy player who provides the right balance to the team.
The team management would like to target Axar Patel through the Right to Match (RTM) card for IPL 2022 mega auctions.
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One of the most talked-about players during IPL 2021 was Avesh Khan. His pace bowling has impressed everyone. Avesh Khan had an exceptionally good IPL 2021. He has picked 14 wickets in 8 innings in the IPL 2021 edition.
The team management seems impressed by this young sensation. They would be eager to retain him through the Right to Match (RTM) card for IPL 2022 mega auction. He provides a good bowling option for Delhi Capitals along with Rabada.
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It would be interesting to see how Delhi Capitals plan for the IPL 2022 mega auction. We expect Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, and Kagiso Rabada to be retained by normal process. For the remaining 2 slots, they could pick from the above-mentioned players.