Most Expensive Player of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction: The festival of sports in India, the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to kickstart its journey in two days time. The IPL 2022 Mega Auction is all set to be held on 12th and 13th February in Bangaluru and this time, it is going to be a record-shattering auction.
The fifth IPL mega auction will set the stage on fire with all the ten IPL franchises getting involved in the heavily loaded bidding war. The last mega auction was held back in 2018 in which eight teams took part, but this time it will be 10 teams affair.
With more teams participating in the mega auction, the players will get insanely rewarded for their abilities. The experts believe that this time more than 15 players will breach the 10 Crores mark while around 2-5 players will go past the salary of INR 15 Crores.
But exactly, who will be the most expensive player in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction? This question is getting into everyone’s head and there is no certain answer to it right now, but we surely have a few probable options that can be the most expensive player in the IPL 2022.
In this article, we will take you through the top three choices that can be the most expensive player in the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
Most Expensive Player of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction:
Former Mumbai Indians (MI) wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan is the top pick to bag a lucrative contract in the upcoming edition of the IPL.
He is young and can bat at any order. Ishan Kishan is flexible with his approach while batting. He can tonk humongous sixes and can also slow down the match when needed. Moreover, he can keep the wickets, which makes him a jack of several traits.
In the IPL 2020, Kishan clubbed colossal 30 sixes to help Mumbai Indian seal its fifth IPL title. To add to this, he can perform with an average of over 40.
The cricketer has made drastic improvements in his approach as far as his batting is concerned and everyone is evident of what he brings to the table.
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Australian pocked sized dynamo, David Warner is highly likely to get a luxurious IPL contract in the upcoming mega auctions.
Warner is adjudged as the present-day batting legend. Not many overseas cricketers have experienced success playing in the IPL but Warner is one of the few exceptions that IPL has witnessed.
The Aussie is on the list of top run-getter in IPL history. He can be extremely dangerous for the opposition if he settles down in the innings. Moreover, he has also helped Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to win its maiden IPL title back in 2016.
Not many would have thought of seeing David Warner going under the hammer, but the reality is, due to a bitter fallout with SRH, Warner was released during the recent player retentions and is all set to go under the auction hammer.
Indian middle-order batsman, Shreyas Iyer have his name listed in the top ten draws of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
The trend in the IPL shows that an all-rounder is more likely to be the most expensive player, however, everyone can sense that trend getting dissolved in the IPL 2022 mega auctions.
Shreyas Iyer is on the radar of multiple IPL teams, purely because of his stunning captaincy skills. Iyer is a sensible skipper and we have witnessed it when he took charge of Delhi Capitals (DC).
With the added advantage of being a fantastic captain, Iyer is also a capable middle-order batsman. He can provide cushion to the top order and can even score quickfire runs to take his team to a good total.
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