4 Players who can earn big contracts in IPL 2022 Mega Auction
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4 Players who can earn big contracts in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

IPL 2022 Mega Auction: The ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been a boon for several cricketers and teams. The ICC tournament has formed a bridge for players who have dreamt of playing in overseas franchise cricket, especially in the Indian Premier League.

Not only top teams, but the associate nations played exciting cricket and were rewarded for their performances. There were several instances where a particular cricketer performed for his team consistently and for them, the auction ticket is awaited.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has paid not only local Indian cricketers but also some of the finest overseas players including the uncapped ones. In the recently held IPL edition, Mumbai Indian picked uncapped South African pacer, Marco Jansen, after he was seen doing exceedingly well in the domestic circuit.

In the coming season, with the expansion of the IPL, there will be numerous players who will receive their maiden IPL contract. Their performances in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 will be kept as the base to give them the contract to feature in the IPL and get exposure to the highest level of competition.

In this very article, we will take you through the top 4 players who have performed cleverly in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 and are on the verge of getting an IPL contract. The article will cover both previously contracted players as well as the players who might get their maiden IPL call-up in the next edition.

4 Players who can earn big contracts in IPL 2022 Mega Auction:

Adam Zampa (Australia):

Adam Zampa
Adam Zampa

The Australian experienced spinner, Adam Zampa, is undergoing a memorable outing in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. With 11 wickets under his belt in just five matches of the World Cup, he is ranked third in the list of leading wicket-takers.

Zampa is a canny operator with several years of experience under his arms. Even before the World Cup, he was brilliant with his spin bowling and his consistent performances will definitely reap prizes for him in the near future, as the IPL 2022 Mega Auctions are just around the corner.

He has featured in the IPL in the year 2020 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and was part of the squad in 2021 as well, however, he cited personal reasons and pulled out of the tournament. He is expected to get a huge contract from the IPL franchise in the coming season.

David Wiese (Namibia):

David Wiese, Namibia, in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021
David Wiese, Namibia, in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021

Namibia broke its handcuffs and stormed into ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12 with its power-packed performances. Though it was a comprehensive effort of the team to reach this stage, but all-rounder David Wiese played a huge role for them.

Wiese won two Man of the Match award in his World Cup 2021 campaign and was did a laudable job with both bat and ball. He picked up 6 crucial wickets with his medium-pace deliveries while his batting skills have left everyone stunned.

He plundered 227 runs from his eight innings at an impressive average of 45.40. He is also the leading run-getter for Namibia in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021.

David Wiese was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in IPL 2016, however, he was dropped from the squad in the very next season. With his improved all-rounder skills, Wiese is foreseen to bag an attractive IPL contract in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

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4 Players who can earn big contracts in IPL 2022 Mega Auction.

Aiden Markram (South Africa):

Aiden Markram
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South Africa was a little unfortunate to get knocked out of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 even after securing four wins from five matches. As they rightly said Group 1 to be the Group of Death.

The Proteas were able to fetch good results for them owing to their sensational display of performances and Aiden Markram was their lead player. Markram was their major highlight as he did turn things around quite a few times.

The 27-years old contributed to every aspect of cricket. He scored 162 runs from five matches at an average of 54. His fielding was quite impressive as well.

Looking at this performance in the T20 World Cup 2021, Markram is expected to earn a good IPL signing again. In the recent edition, he was signed by Punjab Kings (PBKS). He has all his bases covered and can be lethal at the middle order.

Najibullah Zadran (Afghanistan):

Najibullah Zadran, Image Source: ICC
Najibullah Zadran, Image Source: ICC

The 28-years old Afghan cricket, Najibullah Zadran, came to the centre of the limelight after he scored a brilliant 73 runs innings from 48 balls against New Zealand in the do or die match. He played at a strike rate of 162 and smacked three sixes and six boundaries to at least keep his team in the contest.

Moreover, throughout Afghanistan’s World Cup campaign, he has been a steady scorer for them. In total, he has scored 172 runs in five innings at 34.40 on average.

With huge T20I experience under his hat, Zadran might get a maiden IPL contract in the coming edition. With the team’s experiencing middle-order collapse, Zadran can come to the rescue and perform his duties.

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