Updated: September 27
IPL 2022 Mega auction is slated to be held in February 2022. Next year, the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) will see the addition of 2 new teams. This will result in 10 teams playing against each other.
Here, we bring to you, the list of the top 6 bowlers who might get huge bids in the IPL 2022 mega auction:
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6 BOWLERS WHO MIGHT GET HUGE BID IN IPL 2022 MEGA AUCTION
Harshal Patel has been in news for his good bowling performance this IPL season. He made his IPL debut in the year 2012 for RCB. He was part of this franchise till 2017. Then Harshal Patel was purchased by DC.
In VIVO IPL 2021, again RCB brought him for 20 lakhs. In 51 IPL matches, Harshal Patel has picked 55 wickets.
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In this IPL season, he is the current purple cap holder with 23 wickets in 10 matches for RCB. Harshal Patel would be one of the top 6 bowlers who could get a hefty amount in the IPL 2022 mega auction.
Patel has taken 19 wickets so far in this season. (VIVO IPL 2021) And he is a strong contender for the Purple Cap.
Another bowler who has risen to the occasion at IPL 2021 is Avesh Khan. He is the part of the Delhi Capitals for the last 4 seasons. His current IPL money is 70 lakhs. Avesh Khan has been more of a net bowler for the side. His skills include quick pace bowling with speeds touching 145 km/h.
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This IPL season, he has picked 15 wickets in 10 matches for Delhi Capitals. A good IPL 2021 can make him a very hot contender for a hefty amount in IPL 2022 mega auctions.
In this season, Avesh Khan has taken the highest number of wickets after Harshal Patel so far.
Punjab King’s bowling attack is being led by the young Arshdeep Singh. He has impressed everyone in such a way that he is always a permanent member of the playing X1. In 15 IPL matches, Arshdeep has picked 17 wickets. His skills include slower off cutters with some surprise knuckle bowls.
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His IPL 2021 base price is just 20 lakhs which is far below his skills. He would be a sure-shot bowler who could get sold in crores in the IPL 2022 mega auctions next year.
In this season he has taken 12 wickets in 8 matches,
One player who has been in limelight for his struggle is Chetan Sakariya. Just 23 years old lad, he has risen from rags to riches. The son of an auto driver, Sakariya was picked by Rajasthan Royals for 1.2 crores in this IPL 2021 auction.
It was just 2 months ago while playing for Saurashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he came to know about the sudden suicide of his brother. In 10 IPL matches, he has picked 10 wickets so far. Chetan Sakariya would surely be one of the bowlers who could get sold a hefty amount in the IPL 2022 mega auction.
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Chennai super kings have a player on their side who has been given the responsibility to be the lead bowler. Deepak Chahar has evolved off-late as of the most consistent IPL bowlers for CSK. In 52 IPL innings, Deepak Chahar has picked 53 wickets at an economy of 7.6.
His best bowling figure has been 4/13. Deepak Chahar was retained by CSK for a price tag of just 80 lakhs. We hope he would go for big bucks in the IPL 2022 mega auction.
In this season Deepak has taken 11 wickets in 10 matches so far.
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Just like his brother, Rahul Chahar has been a key player for the Mumbai Indians over the years. He contributes to the team with some quality spin bowling. Rahul Chahar is also a good fielder who saves a good amount of runs for the side.
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He was retained by Mumbai Indians for 1.9 crores. IN 35 IPL matches, Rahul Chahar has picked 38 wickets with an economy of 7.46. His best figures include 4/27. We hope Rahul Chahar would get sold for a hefty amount in the IPL 2022 mega auctions scheduled for next year.
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